Community members should be aware of the following U.S. federal and training holidays, which may affect garrison front-door services.
Nov. 28 — Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 29 — Training holiday
Dec. 23 — Half-day schedule for Soldiers
Dec. 24 — Half-day schedule for Soldiers
Dec. 25 — Christmas Day
Dec. 26 — Half-day schedule for Soldiers
Dec. 27 — Training holiday
Dec. 30 — Training holiday
Dec. 31 — Half-day schedule for Soldiers
Call before you go on U.S. and training holidays. Find the garrison phonebook at home.army.mil/wiesbaden. For holidays, go to www.eur.army.mil and click the “Community” tab, then click “Training Holidays.”
Soldiers should confirm with their local chain of command whether they have a federal or training holiday off.
Post office holiday hours
From Nov. 4 to Dec. 21, the post office mailing out window (finance) will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday. From Nov. 4 to Jan 11, the package pickup will be open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Additionally, the package pickup window will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 24. The post office will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.
Christmas mailing deadlines
To arrive in the U.S. by Christmas, items must be mailed by the following dates:
Nov. 27 – SAM/Retail ground parcels
Dec. 11 – Priority parcels and first class letters and cards
Dec. 18 – Express mail
Some garrison and tenant units will experience holiday closures in addition to the federal holidays.
The vet clinic will be closed Nov. 29, as well as Dec. 20, 24, 27 and 31.
The 405th LRC Wiesbaden will be closed from noon to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 13. This affects Driver Training and Testing, Personal Property, Transportation Motor Pool, Installation Property Book Office, Central Issue Facility, POV Inspection, Official Travel, Quality Assurance and BASOPS. Shuttle Buses will operate on the regular schedule.
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