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Upcoming holidays

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 For holidays, go to 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

Holiday closures

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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