Archive for January, 2017


Know the difference between passports

Know the difference between passports

Two types of passports are important for DOD personnel and families stationed in Germany: the no-fee passport — distinguishing DOD civilians and command-sponsored family members as official government travelers — and the regular-fee tourist passport.

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Understanding the winter weather management plan

Understanding the winter weather management plan

Old man winter is here bringing with him a mix…

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Commissaries debut nutrition guide

Commissaries debut nutrition guide

FORT LEE, Va. — Just in time for those whose New Year’s resolution is to be more fit and watch what they eat, commissaries worldwide will debut their new nutrition guide program in January.

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Army implements new fitness standards for recruits and MOS transfers

Army implements new fitness standards for recruits and MOS transfers

WASHINGTON — In January, the Army began administering the Occupational Physical Assessment Test, or OPAT, to all recruits to assess their fitness for military occupational specialties.

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3ABCT kicks off Europe arrival with seaport operations

3ABCT kicks off Europe arrival with seaport operations

BREMERHAVEN, Germany — The first Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division arrived in Europe Jan. 5, and they hit the ground running a day later by assisting with the initial offloading of the heavy brigade’s equipment from boats in this German port city on the North Sea.

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WAHC helps units improve and maintain medical readiness

The Soldier Medical Readiness Clinic at the Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic wants to help units improve and sustain the Medical Readiness of their Soldiers.

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Filing taxes early? Your refund may not arrive early

Many taxpayers plan their holiday shopping and other purchases around getting their tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service at the earliest possible date. But in 2017, refunds may take longer to reach some taxpayers than in previous years.

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January is cervical cancer awareness month

January is cervical cancer awareness month

One of the many preventive medicine services closely monitored by the Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic is cervical cancer screenings.

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