News flash – April, 2018

Upcoming holidays
Community members should be aware of the following federal and training holidays, which may affect garrison front-door services and host nation holidays, which will affect businesses and services off post, as well as some on post staffed by local nationals.
April 20 and 23 — Training holidays*
May 1 — German holiday (Tag der Arbeit or Labor Day)
May 10 — German holiday (Christi Himmelfahrt or Ascension Day)
See the U.S. Army Europe training holiday calendar for more dates:
*Soldiers should confirm with their local chain of command whether they have a federal or training holiday off. They are not guaranteed.

Next CIE
The next Community Information Exchange will take place at 9:30 a.m. April 24 at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center on Hainerberg. The meeting will cover sponsorship and PCS season. Come join the discussion to learn what’s happening in the community. Slides from the last CIE are available on the garrison website at

Ask the Commander
Directorate of Emergency Services Director Lt. Col. Michael Zink and Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Director Greg Holzinger will fill in for Garrison Commander Col. Todd J. Fish at 8 a.m. April 27 for Ask the Commander. On April 26, AFN will post a promo to their Facebook page at Post questions for the show, and they will be answered on air as time allows.

Review tax withholdings
Civilian employees: Now is a good time to review tax withholding information. Please verify the deductions being withheld are correct. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure the information is correct and to make any changes needed. Make changes via myPay at

Housing survey
Army Family Housing wants to hear from its residents. A survey was sent via email from requesting feedback regarding satisfaction with homes and services provided. Feedback is critical to shaping the future of Army housing. Surveys are confidential and anonymous.