News flash – January, 2018

Upcoming holidays
Community members should be aware of the following federal, training and host nation holidays, which may affect garrison front-door services. Most German businesses will be closed on German holidays.
Feb. 5 – Half-day schedule for active duty*
Feb. 16 – Training holiday*
Feb. 19 – Washington’s birthday
See the U.S. Army Europe training holiday calendar for more dates: www.eur.army.mil/Training/USAREURTrainingHolidaySchedule-FY2018.pdf.
*Soldiers should confirm with their local chain of command whether they have a federal or training holiday off. They are not guaranteed.


AAFES inventory closures
Wiesbaden Exchange retail facilities will be conducting annual inventory from Jan. 22 to 26. The following facility closure dates and times are provided:
Jan. 22—Hainerberg Express closed at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 24—Main Store closed all day. Food Court and Mall area remains open with normal operating hours.
Jan. 25—Clay Troop Store closed at 7 p.m.
Jan. 26—Clay MCSS delayed opening at 2 p.m.


Parking garage closure
The parking garage on Clay Kaserne near the ACP will be closed from Jan. 22 to Feb 18. The lower deck will reopen on Feb. 19. The upper deck will remain closed until June 7.


Next CIE
The next Community Information Exchange will take place at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at The Vault Club and Casino on Hainerberg, near the gas station. The CIE will be held in conjunction with The Vault and Bamboo Asian restaurant grand opening and will feature free food samples and prize giveaways following the CIE. Slides from the November CIE are available at www.herald-union.com/community-information-exchange or on the garrison website at wiesbaden.army.mil.


Designated PT areas
Road blocks will be placed at designated roads on Clay Kaserne between 6 and 7 a.m. to allow Soldiers to conduct physical training without vehicle traffic. This reflects a change in the barrier emplacement time as of Nov. 1. The main area for PT is along Lindsey Boulevard south to Boyd Boulevard, and from Phelps Avenue east.