News flash – December, 2018

Upcoming holidays
The following U.S. federal and training holidays may affect garrison front-door services. Host nation holidays will affect businesses and services off post, as well as some on post staffed by local nationals.
Dec. 25 – Federal holiday, Christmas Day
Dec. 26 – German holiday and training holiday
Jan. 1 – Federal and German holiday
Jan. 11 – Training holiday
Jan. 21 – Federal holiday, Martin Luther King Day
Call before you go on U.S., training and German holidays:
Soldiers should confirm with their local chain of command whether they have a federal or training holiday off.

Holiday closures
The following garrison services will experience additional closures:
Drivers Training and Testing will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 7.
Vehicle Inspection and Drivers Training and Testing will be closed 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 14.
There will be no shuttle bus service Dec. 24-26 and 31 and Jan. 1, 2019.
The Wiesbaden Veterinary Treatment Facility will be closed Dec. 16, 18, 21-25, 27, 28 and 29.
DPW customer service desk and on-post housing office will be closed Dec. 24-26 and Dec. 29-Jan. 1.
The ID card and passport offices will be closed Dec. 29 and 30.
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Postal hours
The Postal Service Center has begun its expanded hours for the holidays.
Mail out packages Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Dec. 21. The package pick-up window is open from 9:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through Jan. 12. The package pick-up window will only be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 24.