Archive for December, 2012


Oisin Oravetz, a student at Wiesbaden Middle School, prepares to send a ball down the lane at the Bowling Special Olympics in Kaiserslautern as Brian Pruitt provides encouragement Dec. 7. Two special education teachers who worked for Department of Defense Dependents Schools started the Special Olympics in Germany in 1973.

Special Olympians and wounded warriors

Check out photos from the Special Olympics which took place in Kaiserslautern with Soldiers from throughout Germany, including Wiesbaden, participating in the event.

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New Behavioral Health Center

New Behavioral Health Center

The Behavioral Health facility was renovated over a 180-day period to provide more room for the Behavioral Health staff and patients.

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St. Katharine’s Church was built in the Middle Ages and features beautiful stained glass. There is an ossuary containing thousands of skeletons behind the church.

Oppenheimer Cellar Labyrinth: So fun it requires a hard hat

Oppenheim is a 30-minute drive south of Wiesbaden, and features a labyrinth of tunnels and the beautiful St. Katharine’s Church.

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Sports shorts – December 20, 2012

Sports shorts – December 20, 2012

Active duty and family sports news and events

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Take a hike – December 20,2012

Hiking trips and trails in Germany

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Things to do – December 20,2012

Things to do in the Wiesbaden military community

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Army NCO of the year a champion of higher education overseas

Army NCO of the year a champion of higher education overseas

Staff Sgt. Matthew Senna, the U.S. Army’s Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for 2012, balances the roles of soldier, leader, husband and student.

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Christmas decorations collected over 47 years

Christmas decorations collected over 47 years

The Schloessers first came to Germany in 1978, and have lived here for a total of 19 years, Schloesser said. With the exception of a few pieces from Mexico and the United States, much of Schloesser’s Christmas decoration collection comes from the couple’s travels in Europe.

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