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The Wiesbaden USO gave out 100 free 6-foot Christmas trees and hosted a single service member Christmas dinner and Winter Fest to make the holidays a little easier for service members and their families. The USO offers trips, outings for newcomers and more. They will host a Super Bowl viewing party at 10 p.m. Feb. 2 at the USO Cottage. Fore more information go to wiesbaden.uso.org.

USO delivers Christmas joy to Soldiers, Families

The Wiesbaden USO gave out 100 free 6-foot Christmas trees and hosted a single service member Christmas dinner and Winter Fest to make the holidays a little easier for service members and their families. The USO offers trips, outings for newcomers and more. They will host a Super Bowl viewing party at 10 p.m. Feb. 2 at the USO Cottage. For more information go to wiesbaden.uso.org.

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Citizenship services changing in 2020

Citizenship services for overseas military members and qualified family members will change in early 2020 with the closure of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Frankfurt Field Office on Jan. 31.

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Understanding FPCON

Understanding FPCON

The Army in Europe relies on five Force Protection Condition levels — Normal, A, B, C and D — or as the Army says, Normal, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta. The levels increase from lowest condition at Normal to the highest and most protective at Delta.

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Fifteen transitioning service members from throughout Europe graduate from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Warrior Transition Advancement Course at a ceremony Dec. 19, 2019, at Sembach Kaserne, Germany. Fourteen Soldiers and one Airman attended the 10-week course to learn skills needed to become Veterans Service Representatives and handle VA disability claims.

WARTAC graduates receive job offers

SEMBACH KASERNE, Germany – Fifteen transitioning service members from throughout Europe graduated from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Warrior Transition Advancement Course at a ceremony here Dec. 19. Along with certificates came job offers with the VA.

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US Army Europe ends face-to-face tax preparation

US Army Europe ends face-to-face tax preparation

The U.S. Army has ended funding toward its tax center program, prompting U.S. Army Europe’s Judge Advocate to discontinue its centrally managed tax centers across U.S. Army installations in Europe.

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Deployment set to begin for European military exercise

Deployment set to begin for European military exercise

STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. European Command and the Department of the Army will begin the largest deployment of U.S.-based forces to Europe for an exercise in more than 25 years.

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The 86th Medical Group Health Promotion office is encouraging members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community to commit to healthy, smoke-free lives. According to the American Cancer Society, cigarette smoke kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns, and illegal drugs combined. (U.S. Air Force photo Illustration by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua)

Clinic promotes smoking cessation

The Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic encouraged smokers to quit for one day, as part of the Great American Smokeout. Getting through one day without using tobacco can motivate someone to get through two days, then three days and more.

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Retirees Appreciation Day draws more than 350

Retirees Appreciation Day draws more than 350

More than 14,000 retirees from all branches of the U.S. armed forces, along with an additional 2,000 widows and widowers, live in Europe. More than 350 of those retirees and their family members attended Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 26 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden to learn more about the services available to them.

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