News flash – March 3, 2016

Traffic alert for Hainerberg
From March 8 to 14, the intersection of Washingtonstrasse and Texasstrasse at the Hainerberg Exchange facilities will be reduced to one lane to complete utility line work. Motorists are advised to drive cautiously, allow more time for travel, and stay alert to road signs in the area.

Tourist passport processing
Now through May 31, all tourist passport applications will be processed by the
U. S. Consulate in Frankfurt. Customers must make an appointment on the Consulate’s website at, complete a passport application, and take all required documents to the appointment. The U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt is located at U.S. Consulate, GiessenerStr30, 60435 Frankfurt am Main. The Wiesbaden Passport Office will continue to process official passports and Birth Registrations.

Visitor pass system delayed
The implementation of the new visitor pass system will be delayed due to technical problems. Once installed, the new visitor passes will include additional security features and will be valid for multiple locations for up to three days. The new system is expected to improve the pass issuance process by replacing traditional sign-in procedures for most installations within the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden footprint.

Yellow recycle bins
Residents in Newman Village and residents in the duplex buildings at Aukamm will now use the yellow recycling bins instead of yellow bags. There will be no change to the pick up schedules. Newman Village pick up is on Fridays and Aukamm housing is on Mondays. For more information call DSN 548-4029 or civ (0611) 143-548-4029.

Prepare for Emergencies
Emergencies can happen at any time. Stay connected by registering with the Army’s Mass Notification System, or AtHoc. Community members both on and off-post can receive emergency warnings and notifications specific to U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden. The system provides real-time alerts by email, text or phone that allow community members to react in an emergency. To register, go to the garrison website and click on “AtHoc” on the right hand side of the page.

Health Clinic closure
The Wiesbaden Health Clinic will be closed March 25 for the training holiday.

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