News flash – November, 2017

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.

Upcoming holidays
Community members should be aware of the following federal, training and host nation holidays, which may affect garrison services. Most German businesses will be closed on German holidays. The post office is closed on federal holidays and the finance office, where customers mail packages, is also closed on German holidays.
Nov. 23 – Thanksgiving, U.S. federal holiday
Nov. 24 – Training holiday for active duty*
Dec. 18 to 22 – Half day schedule for active duty*
Dec. 25 – Christmas, U.S. federal holiday and German holiday
Dec. 26 – German holiday and Training holiday for active duty*
Jan. 1 –­ New Year’s Day, U.S. federal and German holiday
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.

Thanksgiving closures
Call ahead before visiting garrison front door services during Thanksgiving weekend.
Holiday hours for MWR facilities can be found here: https://wiesbaden.armymwr.com/promos/family-and-mwr-thanksgiving-hours.
The Commissary will be closed Nov. 23
The post office will be closed Nov. 23
The Education Center will be closed Nov. 23 and 24

Next CIE
The next Community Information Exchange will take place at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 28 at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center on Hainerberg. Come join the discussion to learn what’s happening in the community. The next CIE will be Jan. 30, 2018. Slides from the October CIE are available at www.herald-union.com/community-information-exchange/ or on the garrison website at wiesbaden.army.mil.

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