News flash – January 31, 2013

Tax Center to open Feb. 4

The Wiesbaden Tax Center is set to open its doors Feb. 4 in Building 1043 (second floor) on Clay Kaserne at the Tony Bass Fitness Center. To schedule an appointment call mil 337-4755 or civ (0611) 705-4755.

Black History Month event

The Taunus Theater will be the site of a special Black History Month observance Feb. 6 starting at 10 a.m. with a presentation of the play, “The Elevator,” by the Amelia Earhart Playhouse and followed by guest speaker Brig. Gen. Barrye L. Price, director of the Army’s Human Resources Policy, at 11:45 a.m.

Dental art contest

The Wiesbaden Dental Clinic invites youngsters to enter the “Smile Healthy Today” art contest for the chance to win prizes. Registration forms and contest rules are available at the Wiesbaden Dental Clinic front desk on online at Deadline to enter is Feb. 14. Call mil 337-5599 for more information.

Military Officers Association meeting Feb. 2

The First European Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America invites active duty, guard/reserve, former or retired commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services to a meeting of the membership Feb. 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Restaurant Barbarossahof in Eselfurth (near Kaiserslautern). Stop by for lunch, check out membership benefits and meet members of the chapter. Get directions and make reservations by sending an email to

Pet fees

Members of the U.S. forces community who bring their pets along when they arrive in Germany for assignment will be charged a fee by German authorities beginning Feb. 1. A €55 fee per pet owner will be charged during arrivals at Ramstein Air Base, and Frankfurt International Airport will charge a  €35 per accompanied pet or €55 for an unaccompanied pet. Owners may pay the fee by credit card only. (USAREUR Release)

White House recruiters

The White House Communications Agency recruiting team will be at the Tony Bass Fitness Center on Clay Kaserne at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5. The agency seeks enlisted Soldiers in these jobs:  12H, 12W, 12Y, 25B, 25C, 25E, 25F, 25L, 25M, 25N, 25P, 25Q, 25R, 25S, 25T, 25U, 25V, 25W, 25X, 35F, 35L, 35P(RU), 35Y, 36B, 42A, 88M, 91B, 91D, 91E, 91X, 92A, 92Y, 94E, 94W, 94Z, and Air Force enlisted in these jobs: 1A3X1, 1B4X1, 1N3X1(RU), 1S0X1, 2S0X1, 3D0X0, 3D0X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D0X4, 3D100, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X7, 3E6X1, 3N0X0, 3N0X2, 3N0X4, 3S0X1, 3S2X1, 6C0X1, 6F0X1.