News Flash – Oct. 27, 2016


Daylight Saving: Clocks ‘fall back’ back one hour this weekend
Daylight savings time ends Oct. 30 in Germany. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour. Be aware of the time difference in the U.S. Most states will fall back Nov. 6.


Car Care Center closure, Oct. 28
The Mainz Kastel Station Car Care Center will be closing Oct. 28 so the space can be converted for installation use. This closure includes the car care bay area. The Express portion and gas station will remain open and continue to provide automotive goods, parts and special order service. For community car care needs, the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Family and MWRAuto Skills Center, located on Clay Kaserne  North, provides a full line of personal vehicle repair and services. More information on Auto Skills can be found at http://wiesbaden.armymwr.com/europe/wiesbaden/programs/automotive-skills.


AAFES laundry services interruption
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the laundry/dry cleaning locations at both Clay Kaserne and Hainerberg will be open for pick up only and with limited hours. AAFESofficials apologize for the inconvenience and are working to return to normal operations as soon as possible.


Hours for pick are:

  • Clay Kaserne Laundry/Dry Cleaning
  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Hainerberg Laundry/Dry Cleaning
  • Thursday 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For questions call AAFES Wiesbaden General Manager at civ (0611) 7238- 6104.


Clay construction update
Construction at the former 5-corner intersection on Clay Kaserne is progressing. The entire intersection at Heerstrasse, King St., Lucas and Wheaton Ave. will be closed for paving through Oct. 28. The next phase of this project begins Oct. 31 with a portion of Wheaton Ave. directly in front of the Health Clinic closing to through traffic through the end of the year. During this time, the Health Clinic parking lot willbe accessible from the North side only via  Boyd Boulevard.


Planned Protest
Approximately 2,000 members of religious affiliated organizations will be protesting Oct. 30 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. against a new state of Hessen ruling requiring a change to marriage concepts being taught in German schools. The protest will take place in the streets surrounding the Wiesbaden Main Train station. A counter demonstration of up to 2,000 gay and lesbian supporters will take place near the Wiesbaden City Hall (Rathaus). Personnel are reminded that while a majority of protests are peaceful, individuals could  exploit this demonstration and cause disruptions. Host nation law enforcement recommend U.S. personnel avoid these areas during this time.