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Adventures in
An open ear
Marriage and
family life help
available at Clay
Chapel. See
page 8.
Hispanic heritage
Community members
celebrate with special
events. See page 6.
community member
has unique travel
experience. See
pages 16 and 17.
Vol. XXII, No. 2
Wiesbaden: Your home in Germany
Oct. 23, 2014
for asking’
Putting a face on
domestic violence
By Shayna Brouker
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
Public Affairs Office
What does it take for a stranger to intervene in the face of brutality?
That’s the question Army Community
Service’s Family Advocacy Program set out
to answer with a social experiment conducted
Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Nine volunteers from the
community wore realistic-looking makeup
depicting bruises, black eyes, choke marks
and more — the physical scars of domestic
They went about their days, took note of
who (if anyone) stopped to express concern
and gave them a card that read “Thanks for
asking,” explaining the experiment and offering the number of the domestic violence
hotline. The event was intended to be a
“bystander intervention gauge.”
Out of a total of 225 face-to-face interactions with others, 46 verbally inquired about
the marks for a “success” rate of 20 percent.
That number upset Amy Congdon, one of
Wiesbaden’s three FAP victim advocates
who organized the event and wore makeup
“We were disappointed,” she said.
“From a psychological standpoint, we are
See Putting a face on page 4
Photo by Elaine Wright
Warriors celebrate victory-packed Homecoming
Wiesbaden Warrior running back Deshon Barrow Jr. makes a run for it during the Warriors' Homecoming game against the Ramstein Royals Oct. 10. The Warriors won the tough-fought contest in overtime, 20-14. Wiesbaden’s Jenna Eidem led fellow Warrior athletes in claiming wins in various athletics
— winning her fourth Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe golf title. See page13 for
more on the Homecoming fireworks.
Keep safety in mind when planning
for annual trick-or-treat activities
By Karl Weisel
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
Public Affairs Office
Wiesbaden military community
members can look forward to thrills,
chills and good wholesome, family
fun as Halloween approaches. With
a host of different events planned
ranging from traditional trick-or-treat
activities to haunted houses, a Harvest Festival to a Zumbathon, people
young and old are invited to join in
the celebration.
Drivers are advised to slow down
Trick-or-treaters will be out in
force Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.
and to be especially cautious when
driving on U.S. military installations
on Halloween, Oct. 31, during official
trick-or-treat hours from 5-7 p.m.
Children, likewise, should be
advised by adults to only cross at
crosswalks, to never dart out from
between parked cars, to wear reflective, light-colored costumes that don’t
restrict vision or movement, and to
stick together with their friends — or
in the case of children younger than
12 — with an adult. Trick-or-treaters
should also be told to never enter housing residences. Housing occupants
will set up trick-or-treat stations at
See Halloween on page 3
Delegates prioritize AFAP issues
By Chrystal Smith
Photo by Shayna Brouker
U.S. Army Garrison
Wiesbaden Public Affairs
Kim Carr, Amelia Earhart Playhouse director, applies makeup to volunteer
Change may be on the
Divina Rocco Oct. 1 for the experiment. way for the U.S. Army
Garrison Wiesbaden community now that delegates
of the Army Family Action
Plan conference have reported this year’s prioritized
issues to garrison leaders.
More than 30 issues
were sorted, analyzed and
prioritized during the fiscal
year 2015 conference held
Oct. 15-16 at the Wiesbaden
Entertainment Center.
“Trying to bring about
change and good improvements is not easy,” said
Doug Earle, USAG WiesSee AFAP issues on
page 3
Freedom 6 sends
USAREUR 2020 Campaign Plan
By Lt. Gen. David
Campbell Jr.
Commander of U.S. Army
I am very excited to announce the introduction of
USAREUR 2020, the new
campaign plan for the command, which outlines and
provides direction for where Lt. Gen. Donald
we want to place our efforts Campbell Jr.
and emphasis in the future.
The purpose of the plan is to describe what we
do as an organization and provide a vision for our
success. To that end, there are four main objectives
we intend to achieve.
First, that USAREUR forces are trained and ready
to execute any mission requirement we receive and
that our leaders are professionally developed. This also
includes our support to the Army’s Regionally Aligned
Forces initiative, which is highlighted in Operation
Atlantic Resolve in the Baltic’s and Poland and the
transfer of authority from our 173rd Infantry Brigade
Combat Team (Airborne) to 1st Brigade Combat
Team, 1st Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas.
Second, that we maintain and build upon our relationships with NATO, allies and partners to ensure
interoperability, enhance partnership capacity and
ensure strategic access. Annually, we conduct over
1,000 security cooperation activities and events to
support this objective, and we will continue to work
hard to sustain those quality training opportunities.
Third, that the theater is set to support and sustain
unified land operations, contingencies and operational
missions and resources are used efficiently and effectively. Force-structure changes across the theater,
equipment fielding and maintenance, consolidating
infrastructure and facilities, maintaining operational
sites, and funding reductions play a large role in planning for future years.
Finally, and most importantly, that we ensure our
Soldiers, civilians and family members are ready
and resilient to meet mission requirements and our
communities are safe and secure. This includes a
focus on SHARP, as well as collective synchronization, integration and prioritization of programs and
services designed to sustain and enhance our people
and our communities.
I truly believe accomplishing these goals will
ensure our day-to-day operations aim at preventing
conflict and preparing for an uncertain future, while
promoting the well-being of our entire USAREUR
family. I have no doubt we will successfully communicate and execute this plan across our team and
continue to be a professional, dedicated and resilient
Army force in Europe.
For more information visit www.eur.army.mil/2020.
Strong Soldiers, Strong Teams.
Ask the commander
Editor’s note: Have something you’d
like to share with the commander?
Visit the garrison’s Facebook page
(Garrison Wiesbaden), send an ICE
comment or contact the Commander’s
Hotline (click the Feedback link on the
garrison home page).
Functional fitness limited
Gerald T. asked: Overall, the Wiesbaden Fitness Center is a great facility.
The functional fitness (like CrossFit)
space is limited. A recommendation
for improvement: Could the Tony Bass
gym be converted to an annex focused
on functional fitness? Some pull-up
bars, a climbing rope and a wall for
throwing against would enable more
functional fitness.
Response: Thanks, Gerald, for the
excellent observation. To answer your
question, we have an approved project
to build an annex outside of the back of
the Wiesbaden Fitness Center to house
CrossFit. We anticipate the project will
be completed in fiscal year 2015. The
Tony Bass gym had been considered in
the past, but this is no longer a viable
option as the facility is used for other
training and special events. Thanks
for your continued interest in wellness
and fitness.
Col. Mary Martin
Erik G.
I’ll be PCSing
there in April
as a geographic
bachelor. Can
anyone tell
me about the
bachelor NCO
Response: Erik, we look forward
to welcoming you to Wiesbaden: Your
home in Germany. You can get a wealth
of information, resources and links
(including the AHOUS, Army Housing
Online User Services) by visiting the
Housing page on the garrison’s website at www.wiesbaden.army.mil/sites/
htm. You’ll also find an email address
there to Housing where you can ask
any additional questions of the subject
matter experts.
Outstanding library
Bob S. commented: The service I
received yesterday at the Wiesbaden
Library was outstanding. Not only are
you the busiest Army library worldwide,
but your service is outstanding. Keep up
the good work.
Response: Wonderful feedback,
Bob. Wiesbaden’s Library staff does an
outstanding job of serving customers
with a wide variety of library services
and selections. The Wiesbaden Library is the busiest worldwide in the
Department of Defense, evidenced by
the circulation statistics for fiscal year
2014 — 171,324 items checked out.
Hours at the Re-Use/Recycle
Scott H. asked: The Reuse Center
is great, but can we get better opening
hours so that we don’t have to take time
away from work to dump our stuff? I’d
like to see the center open until at least
5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and open
every Saturday until 4 p.m.
Response: Thanks for the positive
feedback about the center on Clay
Kaserne. We continually look for opportunities to expand the hours of the
Re-use/Recycle Center; however, we
do not have the staffing available to
work the hours and times suggested.
Also, the volunteer options we have
explored are not sustainable. The hours
were expanded not long ago so that
the center now stays open until 6 p.m.
on Thursdays and is open the second
Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. For those unable to access
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the Clay facility, there are also four
host nation recycle centers available
in Wiesbaden that serve all residents of
Wiesbaden (including Americans) free
of charge. The nearest to Wiesbaden
military community installations are
located at Wiesbaden-Bierstadt’s Kloppenheimer Str. 30 (open Tuesday to
Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.); and
Wiesbaden-Nordenstadt’s Borsigstr.
30 (open Tuesday to Friday from 8:30
a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30
a.m. to 4 p.m.).
Help for injured animals
Niki K. commented: Twice, I’ve
called the non-emergency MP line for
help regarding wildlife. Both times I’ve
been told it’s not the MP’s concern, and
I can either call the German Animal
Control or Fire Department. When I
asked for the number of the German
Animal Control the second time, I was
told I could look it up on the Internet.
Instead both times I talked to the Fire
Department. While they said it wasn’t
their job to deal with wildlife, they had
no problem in helping me with my
concerns (injured pigeon at the PX and
hedgehog in our yard, respectively).
Since I can’t be the only person callSee Ask the commander
on page 4
Command and newspaper staff
USAG Wiesbaden Commander......................Col. Mary L. Martin
USAG Wiesbaden Command Sergeant Major
......................................Command Sgt. Maj. Roy L. Rocco
Public Affairs Officer.......................................Anemone Rueger
Editor....................................................Karl Weisel (mil 548-2002)
Associate Editor................................Chrystal Smith (mil 548-2003)
Reporter...........................................Shayna Brouker (mil 548-2004)
Oct. 23, 2014 ......................................................................... www.wiesbaden.army.mil
News and features
News flash
Army Family
Action Plan
facilitator Mary
Cheney assists
delegates during
the conference
at the Wiesbaden
Center Oct. 15-16.
Transition summits
Three transition summits/workshops will be
held on U.S. military installations in Germany in
November — Nov. 3 at Ramstein Air Base and
Nov. 5-6 at the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. The
summits will feature seminars, roundtables, panel
events, recruiter training, networking opportunities
and a job fair. Visit HiringOurHeroes.org for more
information. The USO and Hire Heroes USA will
hold a Transition Workshop for all transitioning
service members at the Wiesbaden Entertainment
Center Nov. 13-14. It will cover topics such as
strategic planning, resume writing and interviewing skills. Registration is required. Visit http://
wiesbadennov1314tw.eventbrite.com. (Courtesy
of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
and the Wiesbaden USO)
Special Operations recruiting
Members of the Special Operations Recruiting
Battalion will conduct briefings at the Wiesbaden
Training Support Center (Building 1032, Classroom 2) Nov. 4-6 — from 10-11 a.m. for Civil
Affairs, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for Special Forces,
1-2 p.m. for Psychological Operations and 2:303:30 p.m. for the 160th Special Operations Aviation
Regiment. For more information call 467-2119 or
email [email protected]
Set clocks back
Don’t forget to set your clocks back before going to bed Oct. 25 as Daylight Savings Time ends
in Europe in the early morning hours of Oct. 26.
The time change will not take effect in the United
States until Nov. 2.
Holiday mail
The following dates are the recommended dates
for mail to the United States to arrive in time for
the holidays (Dec. 25): F SAM parcels Nov. 26;
F PAL parcels Dec. 3; F Priority parcels, First
Class Letters and Cards Dec. 10; F Express mail
Dec. 17. The Wiesbaden Postal Service Center
will have extended hours of operation Nov. 24
to Jan. 3. During that time the Army Post Office
will be open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to
Friday. The package pickup window will be open
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday. Both
the APO and package pickup window will also be
open on Saturdays (Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13 and 20)
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The facility will be closed
on Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Patrons can make
appointments to mail five or more packages by
calling civ (0611) 143-548-1503 at least one day
before the desired appointment date.
Retiree Appreciation Day
The U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden hosts the
U.S. Army Europe Retiree Appreciation Day Oct.
25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Activity Center. Army subject matter experts will be
on hand to provide assistance with pay inquiries,
Customs, postal services, military ID cards and
more. Various basic medical and dental services
will also be available at the Wiesbaden Health and
Dental Clinics starting at 10:30 a.m.
Photo by Chrystal
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baden deputy to the commander, where he lauded
AFAP as the engine for a lot of the local and historic
change in Army communities through the years, and
as it evolves from the Army Family Covenant to the
Total Army Strong promise. “Your participation in
AFAP assists the Army in finding that right balance
in using its resources to help families.”
After a brief training and orientation session,
Annikka Trabucco, AFAP manager, divided the 20
volunteer delegates from the community into two
groups to plow through the quality-of-life issues.
“The power of AFAP — all it takes is one submission and you can literally change laws,” said Trabucco,
“Through the conference they see how it can make
a difference.”
Some already understood the process and its potency, and were eager to dive in to bringing about results.
“Even though we are delegates, we are also a part
of the community. We want to be a part of the solution, not the problem. Here we get to come up with
the solution for many issues,” said Clara Broomhead,
a delegate who first participated in AFAP about 15
years ago.
Federica LeMauk, who served as a facilitator
during the conference, said she likes the process of
prioritizing the issues, as she has been an avid AFAP
participant for more than 15 years.
“The best part is when delegates have those ‘ah-ha’
moments,” she said, adding that many of the issues
submitted arise from a lack of awareness or knowledge
of community resources or regulations.
“Our focus is to improve the quality of life for everyone in the community,” said Trabucco, explaining
that issues were prioritized based on scope, attainability, fiscal and manpower requirements.
The delegates’ efforts at the conference closeout
returned six recommendations. They were: amend
AER 600-700 to grant survivors of fallen Soldiers
the same Army Post Office privileges as active
duty; develop Hainerberg as a continuing option for
kindergarten after school care; conduct an assessment of the post office hours of operation and staff
scheduling to be able to offer extended openings at
least once weekly; enforce the 80-day hiring process
for specialty medical staff at the Wiesbaden clinic to
remedy staffing shortfalls that impact timeliness of
scheduling appointments; create a dedicated drop-off
and pickup zone for Clay Kaserne Child Development
Center patrons; and finalize the Master Sidewalk Plan
for Clay Kaserne to bolster pedestrian safety.
Visit www.wiesbaden.army.mil/sites/mwr/army_
family_action_plan.asp for more information about
the Army Family Action Plan.
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stairwell entrances rather than at each apartment in
multi-family buildings. Checking candy once children
arrive home by parents is also recommended.
Each housing area will have an assembly area
for lost children: Crestview picnic area, Aukamm
entrance, Hainerberg skate park, Newman bus stop.
Special Halloween happenings
 Trick-or-Treating at Army Community
Service: Wiesbaden ACS hosts parent and child trickor-treating in Building 7790 in Hainerberg Housing for
children ages 6 and younger from 2:30-4 p.m. Oct. 31.
 Fright Feast: The Rhein-Main Area USOs
hold a Fright Feast featuring ghoulish treats for the
whole family Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. at the USO Pavilion
in Hainerberg Housing.
 Harvest Festival: The Hainerberg Chapel
invites all children for an evening of fun and festivity Oct. 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. Children should be
accompanied by an adult. Games, treats, crafts and
Christian-themed activities will be featured. Children
are asked not wear scary costumes.
 Trunk-or-Treat: Members of the 24th Military
Intelligence Battalion host a Trunk-or-Treat event
Oct. 30 starting at 6 p.m. at the 24th MI motor pool
on Clay Kaserne. The event, open to 24th and 2nd
MI Battalion families, will feature a best costume
contest, food, drinks and trunk-or-treating.
 Halloween Movie Night: The Exchange features an evening of Halloween-themed films at the
Taunus Theater in the Hainerberg Shopping Center
Oct. 31 to Nov. 1. Movies include “Ouija” at 10 p.m.,
“Annabelle” at midnight, “Friday the 13th” at 2 a.m.,
“A Nightmare on Elm Street” at 4 a.m. and “Devil’s
Due” at 6 a.m.
 Masquerade of Horror: Wiesbaden’s Amelia
Earhart Playhouse invites thrill-seekers to the Community Activity Center (Little Italy Catering Center)
on Clay Kaserne Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. for the Masquerade
of Horror costume party and dance.
www.wiesbaden.army.mil ............................................................................Oct. 23, 2014
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News and features
From the blotter
Compiled by the U.S. Army Garrison
Wiesbaden Directorate of Emergency Services
Oct. 4
Traffic accident: A civilian is being charged with a
traffic accident involving improper backing causing property damage.
Oct. 6
Failure to obey order or regulation: A noncommissioned officer is being charged with failure to
obey order or regulation involving an impounded
Failure to obey order or regulation: Two Soldiers
are being charged with failure to obey order or
regulation involving an impounded vehicle.
Traffic accident: An officer is being charged with
a traffic accident through inattentive driving and
fleeing the scene.
Oct. 7
Traffic accident: Two civilians are being charged
with a traffic accident involving improper backing
causing property damage.
Failure to obey order or regulation: Two NCOs
are being charged with failure to obey order or
regulation involving an impounded vehicle.
Traffic accident: An officer is being charged with a
traffic accident through inattentive driving causing
property damage.
Failure to obey order or regulation: A Solider
is being charged with failure to obey order or
regulation involving an impounded vehicle.
Traffic accident: An NCO is being charged with
a traffic accident through failure to judge proper
distance causing property damage.
Oct. 12
Failure to obey lawful order: A Soldier is being
charged with failure to obey lawful order by owning an unregistered vehicle.
Oct. 14
Traffic accident: A civilian is being charge with a
traffic accident after failing to yield the right of
way causing property damage.
Traffic accident: Two civilians are being charged
with a traffic accident through improper backing
causing property damage.
Oct. 15
Drunken driving: An officer is being charged with
drunken operation of a vehicle and fleeing the
scene of a traffic accident.
Oct. 16
Assault: An NCO is being charged with assault
and domestic violence.
Traffic accident: An NCO is being charged with
a traffic accident through failure to judge proper
distance causing property damage.
Traffic accident: A family member is being charged
with a traffic accident through failure to judge
proper distance causing property damage.
Traffic accident: An Airman is being charged with a
traffic accident through failure to maintain control
causing property damage.
Failure to obey order or regulation: An NCO
is being charged with failure to obey order or
regulation by owning an unregistered vehicle.
Larceny of AAFES property: A family member is
being charged with larceny of AAFES property
and civilian misconduct.
Traffic accident: A family member is being charged
with a traffic accident after an improper lane
change causing damage to property.
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Photo by Karl Weisel
Being prepared for flu season
Capt. Terrie Boisvenu-Hoatland, officer in charge of primary care at the Wiesbaden Health Clinic, innoculates U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander Col. Mary Martin with the influenza
vaccine as Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Rocco gets the nasal mist vaccine. The Wiesbaden Health
Clinic will conduct influenza immunization outreach sessions Oct. 25 during Retiree Appreciation Day, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wiesbaden Commissary and Dec. 1 from 4-6 p.m.
in Toyland at the Mainz-Kastel Storage Station. Children under age 3 must be vaccinated at
the Wiesbaden Health Clinic (walk-in hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-9:50 a.m. and
3-4:15 p.m. Oct. 28 to Nov. 25).
Ask the commander . . . . . . . . . .
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ing the non-emergency MP line for animal help, I’m
wondering why there isn’t a list available for them
to help us within the community?
Response: Niki, you can call the Directorate
of Public Works’ Customer Service number, mil
548-4357 (HELP) or civ (0611) 143-548-4357, for
assistance. After hours they will refer you to the
Fire Department for assistance. You can also use
the Wiesbaden’s Veterinary Clinic’s “Emergency
24-Hour Veterinary Clinics” listing for contacts
to host nation animal medical assistance: www.
Praise for choir
Carmen S. commented: I wanted to show my
gratitude to Mr. Dun and Ms. Ohm for the marvelous job the Hainerberg Chapel Choir has been doing.
Recently, they’ve been incorporating some of the
Latin in the Mass which is refreshing to experience
this part of our culture and heritage. The choir is
excellent in their presentation and adds so much to
our service. Thank you.
Response: Carmen, glad to hear that the Hainerberg Chapel Choir is thriving and enhancing the
overall quality of services for church-goers. Thank
you for sharing your observations — I know they
are appreciated by those who are leading the choir.
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not surprised by these results.
But we found some trends that
were not expected, like mothers
shielding their children (from the
‘abuse victims’). To be quite honest, doing it broke my heart as a
female and as a victim advocate.”
Of the one male volunteer bearing a black eye, people assumed
he had gotten punched in a bar
fight, Congdon said, adding that
an employee at the Bookmark
didn’t ask what happened but look
saddened and said with a lowered
voice, “I hope your day
gets better.”
Congdon stressed that
not everyone living overseas, herself included, has
friends and family to look
out for him or her, hence the importance of bystander intervention.
“Victims need a support system,” she said. “Somebody has
to say something. We need to do
better, take that extra step and
think about it as ‘I would want
someone to do this for my family,’
not ‘It’s none of my business.’”
Photos and stories
of the volunteers were
on display at the “Take
Back the Night” candlelight walk Oct. 22
to raise awareness of
domestic violence prevention.
Congdon encouraged anyone concerned about domestic violence
to call the Wiesbaden Family
Advocacy hotline at civ (0162)
297-5625. (Editor’s note: See the
next issue of the Herald Union for
coverage of the “Take Back the
Night” candlelight walk.)
Oct. 23, 2014 ......................................................................... www.wiesbaden.army.mil
News and features
Garrison, city officials meet to reduce noise pollution
Story and photo by
Karl Weisel
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
Public Affairs Office
U.S. military and local
Wiesbaden-area officials met
Oct. 8 to discuss ways to further
reduce noise pollution during
the second Noise Abatement
Commission meeting of 2014.
“Noise complaints in 2014
are down significantly from
2013,” said Col. Mary Martin,
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
commander, while opening
the session which included
participation by military and civilian aviation staff, Wiesbaden
Mayor Arno Gossmann and
other surrounding community
leaders, and a representative
from the BILGUS citizen’s
initiative group.
Martin said the reduction in
noise complaints was primarily
thanks to a concerted effort
by Wiesbaden-based aviation
units to reduce the burden of
noise pollution on the local
During the hour-long meeting at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center, U.S. and German
military officials shared data
reflecting the decrease in summer flying hours over the past
year, alterations in flight patterns around Wiesbaden Army
Airfield to reduce noise over
neighboring communities, and
an increase in aviation traffic
at other airfields away from the
Wiesbaden area reducing local
aircraft training missions.
“We’re continuing to make
improvements to our practices
around the airfield,” said Lt.
Col. Mark Kappelmann, 1st
Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment commander, explaining
that through a coordinated
effort to manage the different
missions by the various units,
aviation staff members were
able to reduce the number of
flying days.
“This year we only used
seven nights of flying past
midnight between May and
August,” Kappelmann said,
explaining that aviators also
took 25 nights off in “payback”
for the privilege, as agreed on
between the U.S. military and
German government. “Last
year we flew 14 nights past
midnight (during the Summer
Night Flying Program) and had
21 payback days.”
As agreed upon from past
NAC meetings, the local population was kept better informed
about the Bundeswehr’s oversight of aviation movements in
Germany, the Summer Night
Flying Program and a NATO
exercise — Jackal Stone — that
brought V-22 Ospreys and other
aircraft to the Wiesbaden airfield for training in September.
Uli Soto, USAG Wiesbaden’s government relations
adviser, said there was a 58
percent decrease in noise complaints from the previous
“It’s important to note that
the number of complaints went
down in the summer months,”
said Wiesbaden’s mayor, thanking the U.S. for using other airfields to reduce local air traffic
and its accompanying noise.
Bundeswehr Maj. Sascha
Greuel of the German Military
Aviation Authority reported that
from January to October 2014
the airfield and when the
results of a noise study
around the airfield would
be released.
USAG Wiesbaden’s
commander said there are
currently no plans underway to increase the size of
the airfield. “As far as the
Officials discuss noise abatement installation expansion —
we’re not tracking — there
at the WEC.
is no airfield expansion
the number of complaints was
160 with 91 of those coming
“We don’t have the results
from six individuals. During of the noise survey yet,” said
the same period the year before, Gossmann, “but we will share
the Bundeswehr recorded 349 it as soon as we have it.
complaints — 131 coming from
“Together, we have made
five local citizens.
great progress,” the mayor
“This is our joint home in
added. “Of course, we will
Germany — our shared comcontinue to have a noise sigmunity,” said BILGUS representative Bernd Wulf, saying
that he was glad to report that
the citizens’ initiative group also
received fewer noise complaints
this year.
“People have told us it’s
really nice to sit out in your
garden — to enjoy a barbecue
during the summer nights,”
Wulf said, praising the “good
working relationship to address issues.” Calling the steps
taken to alleviate flight noise
over residential areas a positive change, Wulf added that
it’s “important for the citizens
to see changes made leading to
positive results.”
During a question-andanswer session, attendees asked
if there were any plans to expand
nature (to allow for mandatory
aviation training) and we will
continue to have complaints.
We’ve achieved a lot of goodwill and understanding through
our different communication
platforms. … I hope that we
will be able to further reduce the
noise signature and the number
of complaints next year. I think
if we continue on this path it
will continue to be a positive
cooperative effort.”
“People are working together to keep our joint community informed,” said Martin,
in concluding the NAC meeting.
The goal is keeping citizens
informed through transparency,
she said, adding that the next
NAC will be held in May 2015.
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Karina Holl shows flair as she dances
the Mexican hat dance during the Hispanic Heritage celebration Oct. 15 at
Tony Bass Multi-Use Center. Photo left:
Jesus Basail and Svitlana Smithiuk
dance the tango.
Hispanic Heritage: Legacy of history, present of action and future of success
Story and photos by
Chrystal Smith
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
Public Affairs Office
Despite speaking English
with a heavy accent, Sgt. Maj.
Carlos Capacetti said he is
no less an American than the
102 pilgrims who migrated to
America in 1620.
This exceptional diversity
and legacy is what he, along
with other Americans of Hispanic descent and members
of the Wiesbaden community,
celebrated Oct. 15 in observance
of Hispanic Heritage Month at
the Tony Bass Multi-Purpose
Center on Clay Kaserne.
“There is no place in the
world with such a diverse
population like the United
States,” he said as the keynote
speaker of the event. “It is
this diversity that makes our
country what it is today. It is
this diversity that gives us the
tremendous capacity to expand
our minds and be more creative
and innovative.”
In the spirit of the theme
of this year’s celebration,
“Hispanics: A legacy of history, a present of action and a
future of success,” Capacetti
highlighted some contributions of famous HispanicAmericans such as Roberto
Clemente, Jaime Escalante
and the 65th Infantry Regiment from Puerto Rico. He
shared the accomplishments
of immediate relatives to
show even more how his
family and legacy continues
to contribute to the strength
of the nation — cousin Rosa
M. Biaggi, son Jean Carlos
Capacetti and daughter Karla
The event featured an assortment of dance and music
presentations as expressions
of Spanish, Mexican, Peruvian,
Colombian, Argentinean and
Dominican cultures. Information tables and gave event goers
an opportunity to learn a little
more about the cultures of each
country, such as Panama and
Venezuela. Attendees were also
treated to a food tasting from
the variety of Hispanic cultures.
While tasting the cultures is a
big draw for many to the annual
observance, Bernardo Behrens,
who is a native of Venezuela,
emphasized the importance of
such events for cultivating and
strengthening relationships, as
well as the rich diversity and
widespread influences Hispanic
cultures have had on American
“When people get exposure
and an understanding of how
others live [and their culture],
they better understand one
another,” said Behrens, who
had elements of his culture
on display at the heritage cel-
Mara Cornejo talks about her Panamanian culture with an
event goer at her cultural display table during the Hispanic Heritage celebration Oct. 15 at the Tony Bass Multi-Use
ebration. “An event like this is
phenomenal. The music, dance
and excitement are therapy to
your spirit.”
The event was hosted by the
Wiesbaden Community Equal
Opportunity advisers. To learn
more about heritage month
observances or to volunteer
contact your unit’s adviser —
5th Signal Command at mil
337-8112, 2nd Signal Brigade at
mil 337-7039, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden at mil 337-5897
or 66th Military Intelligence
Brigade at mil 546-4506.
Photos courtesy of Lucia Lynch and Meg Cambon
Hainerberg Elementary School celebrates Hispanic heritage
Hainerberg Elementary School students and faculty celebrate Hispanic heritage during a school assembly Oct.
15 organized by Spanish teachers Pat Fernandez and Lucia Lynch and music teacher Tawna Aschcraft. The children participated by singing songs including “Cielito Lindo,” “La Bamba” and “El Barquito.” They also sang the
Central and South America countries and capitals to a rap rhythm. Arantxa Hacket-Tuero danced flamenco, then
taught an enthusiastic audience some hand and feet flamenco dance movements.
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Photos by Karl Weisel
Dodging the zombies
More than 300 Wiesbaden military community members turned out for the Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation-sponsored five-kilometer
zombie run Oct. 18. The Halloween-themed event, took runners throughout Clay Kaserne — ever on the lookout for the “zombies” portrayed by
members of Wiesbaden’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program and other community volunteers. As screams and moans were heard
around the 5-K route, the costumed volunteers ensured that runners put a little extra pep into their stride as they sprinted away. Photo right:
Spc. D’Lexis Cooley, Wiesbaden BOSS president, recognizes the best volunteers with the best make-up and costumes following the Zombie Run.
Awards went to several participants, including the best zombie dog. FMWR’s next 5-K run in the series will be held Nov. 15 — a free Turkey Trot
starting at 9 a.m. The first 125 people to register get a T-shirt. The event will also feature turkey giveaways. Stop by the Wiesbaden Fitness Center
for more information about that and other upcoming community sports events.
Fall Cleanup
Community-wide beautification
effort to take place Oct. 27-31
The U.S. Army Garrison
Wiebaden holds Fall Cleanup
Oct. 27-31. Housing area and
barracks cleanup is scheduled for
Oct. 29 — the designated place
of duty for on-post residents.
All building and stairwell
coordinators, unit leaders,
activity managers and housing
area residents will clean and
police common use areas, playgrounds, family quarters and
other designated areas within
the family housing areas.
Biodegradable brown bags
for leaf collection can be picked
up from the Clay Kaserne Recycling and Re-Use Center or
the Hainerberg Self-Help Store
which also has some gardening
supplies. The Directorate of
Public Works will place large
bio waste containers within
the Hainerberg, Crestview and
Aukamm housing areas for
residents to dispose of leaf-filled
brown bags. If unable to place
all leaves into the brown bags,
they should be raked into a pile
at the curb to allow DPW to use
a vacuum from the street.
The best building in each
housing area will receive a
building sign of recognition and
a garrison certificate. Judging
will be conducted Oct. 31.
Clean-up tips
z Leaves should be removed from grassy areas.
z Under trees, shrubs and
flower beds leaves could be
used as a mulching layer and
natural fertilizer.
z Rake leaves during dry
weather conditions.
z The biodegradable waste
bin should be used first; for
excess amount of leaves use
brown paper bags (available at
the SHIP or Recycling Center).
z Keep brown paper bags
dry and don’t expose them to
rain before bio (degradable)
waste pick-up day.
Home of the Month
Starting Nov. 14, the garrison will award a home of the
month for one house or apartment building in each housing
area. Judging will be conducted
by the garrison command
sergeant major and Housing
representatives in the middle of
each month. Monthly winners
will receive a “Home of the
Month” sign in their front yard
for one month.
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‘Help is here’:
Story and photo by Shayna Brouker
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Public Affairs Office
Reminiscing on a time when your relationship was
thriving, being open to what your partner has to say
and learning to cool down in the midst of a heated
argument — these are all time-tested tools used to
repair and strengthen a relationship.
“They sound so simple, but it’s hard,” acknowledged U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Religious
Support Operations’ newest marriage and family life
With 26 years of happy marriage to his high school
sweetheart, a master’s of divinity, a doctorate in
ministry and 27 years of experience in the Army, Lt.
Col. Rob Walker, U.S. Army Europe chief of medical
logistics, is eager to lend his expertise and ear to the
Wiesbaden community.
“Help is here,” he said. “We will walk this together,
until they can walk it without me. My goal is to work
myself out of a job.”
Walker is an ordained minister working toward
his license as a certified marriage and family life
counselor. He will complete his “internship” at Clay
Chapel, which has been missing a family life chaplain
for over a year now. The need has not diminished;
the health clinic’s Behavioral Health department has
a backlog on appointments.
“We really have a seasoned guy here who can
provide great care,” said USAREUR Deputy Command Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Darin Nielsen, a certified
marriage and family life therapist who serves as
Walker’s supervisor. “I encourage everyone to take
advantage while he’s here.”
While he is still learning about different models and
Therapist-in-training ready to minister
to Wiesbaden couples, families
methods, he gravitates toward two
in particular: the Gottman method
and emotionally focused therapy.
The Gottman method focuses
on building a “sound relationship
house” as a preventive measure
against contempt. EFT theorizes
that all humans have a need to be
attached to someone, and explores
the many problems that can arise
when attachment is damaged; for
example, infidelity. It has a 65 to
75 percent success rate, defined as
when couples have reached the point
they’re out of the “vicious cycle”
of arguments.
“When they do discuss issues, Lt. Col. Rob Walker talks about the different models of therapy he
they discuss the problem, not the plans to use as a counselor-in-training at Clay Chapel.
underlying emotional need,” he
Nielsen. On the other hand, “Everybody has to get
explained. “It’s known as ‘the dance’ — the emotion
used to garrison life and couples will spend more
is the music. No matter what the issues are, the dance
time together.”
stays the same.”
Walker added that he offers individual counseling
Walker anticipated one of the problems he might
and coaching as well and will wear civilian clothes
encounter while counseling military couples is separawhile counseling in order to put clients at ease. All
tion issues due to deployments and frequent training.
sessions are confidential, although he may make referHe also said young couples living far from home rals to behavioral health with a patient’s permission.
might lack good relationship models to follow. Older Sessions will be recorded with client permission for
couples have to deal with issues that arise during the Walker’s academic supervisors to review.
life cycle, such as retirement.
He is available for therapy sessions Wednesdays
“Transition is when a relationship is most vulner- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays 1-5 p.m. in the baseable,” he said.
ment of the Clay Chapel. For more information or to
Despite fewer deployments from Wiesbaden, “My make an appointment, contact the chapel at mil 548sense is that the workload is heavy with everything 5174 or civ (0611) 143-548-5174 or email Walker at
going on in Europe. That will cause stress,” said [email protected]
USAREUR retires three civilians, 127 combined years of experience
of the Army civilians, U.S.
Army Europe’s newest retirees contributed
significantly to
the command’s
goals, said Maj.
Gen. Walter Piatt, U.S. Army
Europe deputy
general at a ceremony Oct. 8.
Ross from the
Te c h n o l o g y
Resource and
Analysis Division retired
after 43 years
of service;
Amos Ross
from the HeadPhoto by Carl Burnett quarters SupMaj. Gen. Walter Piatt, U.S. Army Europe deputy commander, expounds port Division
on Carolyn Ross’ contributions to the Army as her husband, Amos Ross, with 42 years;
and Richard Holmes (far right) look on. The three Army civilians retired and Richard
Holmes from
Oct. 8 with a combined 127 years of service.
By Shayna Brouker
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
Public Affairs Office
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of service as Department
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the Programs, Policy and Projects Division with 42 years.
Mrs. Ross started her career with the Corps of Engineers in Vicksburg, Miss. At
USAREUR she contributed to
funding over 300 million IT
requirements. Mr. Ross offered
advice to those just starting their
careers: Help your boss, help
your organization, and though
you might not always have what
they need at the ready, try your
darndest to get it.
The Rosses have been married for 44 years and consider it
their greatest accomplishment.
They have lived in Germany
for 28 years.
Holmes joined the Army
right after high school and
though one of his accomplishments includes $1.4 million in
cost avoidance, he considers his
marriage his biggest success.
“Rick said you have to keep
the important things important
— that’s how you can serve this
long and still have your family,”
said Piatt.
“I’m going to commit myself to spending time with my
wife, do some traveling and see
if we can make it another 40
years,” Holmes added, in addition to moving to Worms and
becoming a “soccer granddad.”
“We would not have accomplished connectivity without
our civilians,” said Piatt. “They
looked at the demands and
helped find solutions.”
All three received the Superior Civilian Service Award,
equivalent to the U.S. Army
Meritorious Service Medal.
Each was also presented with
certificates of retirement, certificates of appreciation and a
certification for length of service to the federal government
(all signed by Piatt). Each also
received a coin from Lt. Gen.
David Campbell Jr., USAREUR commanding general,
for the tireless efforts of the G6.
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Brigade launches new Life Skills University
Helping professionals learn life
skills early in their careers
By Karl Weisel
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
Public Affairs Office
A new 66th Military Intelligence Brigade initiative is
aimed at helping people learn
various life skills earlier in
their careers, rather than later
by trial and error, according
to Col. Dave Pendall, 66th MI
Brigade commander.
“It’s really about family life and family
life skills,” said
Pendall. “We all
have different challenges … and there
are different stressors over here in
The brigade’s new Life
Skills University — a yearlong
program for Soldiers, family
members and civilians — is
geared toward enhancing life
“It’s open to anyone in the
brigade,” the commander said,
explaining that often people
get caught up in their careers,
especially in their 20s and 30s,
and don’t adequately learn basic
family skills such as relating
to teenagers, coping with an
aging parent or knowing how
to fully communicate with a
spouse until they are well into
their careers and family
“It’s about coping strategies that
allow them to be
more confident
and competent,”
Pendall said, adding that the program is
intended to expose younger
leaders to the various resources
available in the community and
to provide first-hand advice
from experienced colleagues
in the unit. “We’re trying in
50 Years
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the brigade to leverage these
resources and to focus on a
specific demographic that can
use these life skills.”
“It’s all about mentorship,”
said 66th MI Brigade Command
Sgt. Maj. Brian Shrout. Rather
than focusing on military mission teaching, Soldiers will be
“getting after the personal side
of things.”
“We want Soldiers to know
it’s OK to have a family,” said
Pendall. “This is designed to
accelerate their life skills, rather
than having them learn about
family life by trial and error. It’s
peers sharing best practices —
what worked for them.”
The Life Skills University
kicks off with an open house
Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. at Hainerberg
Elementary School’s multipurpose room. Representatives
from Army Community Service, the Military and Family
Life Counseling Program and
other agencies will be on hand to
introduce their various services and
resources. Followup programs will be
offered throughout
the year, based on
local interest and
“ I t ’s r e a l l y
part of the Army’s
Ready and Resilient
Campaign,” said
Pendall. “It’s about
balance — helping
people be more effective in their lives.”
Designed to be “low stress
and not mandatory,” the Life
Skills University is modeled
on similar U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
programs in the United States,
Pendall said. “We wanted to
get something here to help our
young professionals trying to
balance family life with their
work at a relatively early stage
in their careers.”
Members of the brigade
family are invited to “show up
on Oct. 23 to enjoy the fairlike atmosphere,” said Brigade
Chaplain (Maj.) Troy Morken.
“They might find that not only
can they improve their own life
skills, but maybe help someone
else as well.”
For more information about
the 66th MI Brigade’s Life
Skills University, call Chaplain
Morken at mil 546-4504 or civ
(0611) 143-546-4504.
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Community notes ... Community notes
Red Ribbon Week
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
observes Red Ribbon Week Oct. 2331. Community members are invited
to show their personal commitment to
a drug-free lifestyle by wearing a red
ribbon. Ribbons will be available at the
Postal Service Center
on Clay Kaserne from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct.
27 and at the Wiesbaden
Commissary from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct.
28. Red Ribbon Week was started after
Drug Enforcement Agency agent Kiki
Camarena was murdered by drug traffickers in Mexico City in 1985. Organizers continue the observance as a visible
commitment to a drug-free America.
Contact Mark Kim at civ (0611) 143548-1402 for more information.
Library open holidays
The Wiesbaden Library will be open
on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) and Thanksgiving (Nov. 27) from noon to 4 p.m.
Car seat checkups
The Family Advocacy Program holds
car seat checkups the last Tuesday of
the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
Wiesbaden Entertainment Center parking lot. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9201.
Sponsorship training
Soldier and civilian sponsorship
training is held the third Thursday of
every month from 1:30-2 p.m. at the
Education Center on Clay Kaserne
(Classroom 8).
Red Cross classes
Oct. 28 at 9:30 a.m. at the Community
Activity Center. Attend in person or follow it live on the “Garrison Wiesbaden”
Facebook page.
Fright Feast
The USO hosts a Fright Feast with
ghoulish treats for the whole family
Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. at the USO Pavilion
in Hainerberg Housing.
The Wiesbaden American Red Cross
holds a pet first aid class Oct. 23 from
1-5 p.m. A Zombie Apocalypse Party
will be held Oct. 30 at 3:30 p.m. Stop by
the Red Cross Office in Building 1206
on Clay Kaserne for details.
ACS trick or treating
Community Open House
Youth of the Chapel
The Community Open House scheduled for Nov. 4 has been cancelled.
Harvest Festival
The Religious Support Operations
Office hosts an evening of fun and festivity Oct. 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the
Hainerberg Chapel. All children should
be accompanied by a parent to enjoy
games, treats, crafts and activities with
a Christian message. Children may wear
costumes — but no scary ones.
Next CIB Oct. 28
The next Community Information
Briefing (now called the Community
Information Exchange) will be held
Army Community Service invites
youngsters ages 6 and younger for trick
or treating from 2:30-4 p.m. on Oct. 31.
The High School Outreach Club
meets Mondays from 5:30-7:15 p.m.
The Middle School Outreach Club meets
Tuesdays from 3-4:30 p.m. and a Bible
Study group meets Wednesdays from
5:30-7:30 p.m. The clubs and groups meet
in Building 7750 in Hainerberg Housing.
Breastfeeding support
Nursing babies, mothers and mothers-to-be are invited to the La Leche
League meetings held on the fourth
Friday of the month (the third Fridays
in November and December) at 10 a.m.
at the USO Cottage in Hainerberg Housing. Call Carol at civ (06257) 942 869
or email [email protected]
for more information.
American Girl Socials
American Girl Doll Socials will be
held Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 from 10 a.m.
to noon at the Wiesbaden Library.
Famous Toastmasters Club
Enhance your career by developing
your speaking and leadership skills at
the Famous Toastmasters Club in Wiesbaden. Meetings are the second and
fourth Thursday of the month at 7:45
p.m. in the Restaurant Alt-Wiesbaden
(Kurt-Schuhmacher-Ring 17, 65197
Wiesbaden). Visit www.famous-toastmasters.de for more information.
Looking for a car
Find your next car at the Auto Skills
Bid Lot. Cars are located on Mississippi
Strasse (by the lodge) in Hainerberg
Housing. Many cars only need minor
repairs to pass inspection and all known
faults are noted. Call civ (0611) 143548-9817 for details.
Storage rentals
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden’s
Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation
offers storage rentals at McCully Barracks in Wackernheim. Call civ (0611)
143-548-9801 for details.
Photos by Karl Weisel
A walk through Wiesbaden’s Jewish history
Photo right: Dr. Jacob Gutmark, senior board member of the Wiesbaden Jewish Community, talks to Col. Mary Martin, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander, and fellow Wiesbaden military community members about the Holocaust Memorial on the city’s Michelsberg. The memorial
sits on two sides of the street with the street passing through the area where a synagogue once stood — destroyed during World War II. Photo left:
Arne Curtis and fellow members of the Wiesbaden military community visited an exhibit about Jewish Soldiers in the German Army during World
War I (photo left) and Jewish landmarks in the city during a visit Oct. 7. For a do-it-yourself tour of historical Wiesbaden Jewish landmarks, courtesy
of the Wiesbaden Middle School, visit the garrison’s Things to Do page online at www.wiesbaden.army.mil/sites/about/ttd/WiesWalkingTour.pdf.
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Schools page — Partners in education
Teen stress?
The Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling Service and Wiesbaden Middle School
host a 90-minute Parent Workshop at the
Wiesbaden Middle School Library Nov. 7 at
noon. The workshop will address how to handle
irrational teens, sleep deprivation and ways
to understand the teenage brain. Snacks will
be provided. Call Lisa Kramer at civ (0611)
705-2240 for more information.
Hainerberg happenings
Hainerberg Elementary School holds a
Parent Teacher Organization Fall Festival
Bingo and Costume Contest Oct. 24 at 6 p.m.
in the multipurpose room. The school holds a
skate party Oct. 30 at 3:30 p.m. There is no
school for students Oct. 31 during a teacher
work day. A PTO Scholastic Book Fair will
be held Nov. 17-21 at the school.
Young Women’s Group
A Young Women’s Group will start Nov.
10. The group will meet on Mondays at the
Army Community Service training room on
Texasstrasse in Hainerberg Housing from
3-4:30 p.m. The group, for young women ages
14-19, will address conflict resolution, problem
solving, self-awareness and self-reliance. Call
civ (0611) 143-548-9201 by Nov. 4 to register.
Middle School update
The Wiesbaden Middle School holds a
Fall Dance Oct. 30. There is no school for
students on Oct. 31. Parents are reminded to
notify the attendance office before 9 a.m. by
calling civ (0611) 705-2240 or emailing wms.
[email protected] if students will be
late for school.
PTA scholarships
The European Parent Teacher Association will be
awarding scholarships to 2015 graduating seniors.
Application deadline is March 3, 2015. Contact
Lois Dent at [email protected] for details.
Free/reduced lunches, glasses
Families may be eligible for free or reducedprice school lunches and eyeglasses based on size
and income. Pick up an application at your child’s
school or check with Parent Central Services at civ
(0611) 143-548-9356.
School bus safety
Parents are asked to regularly remind their
children of the following school bus safety rules:
@ Never cross the street in front of or behind the
bus. @ Obey the driver or adult. @ Enter and exit
the bus safely and always show bus pass. @ Stay
properly seated and use seat belts when available.
@ Keep hands, feet and other body parts to one’s
self. @ Never throw items. @ Remain quiet and
don’t disturb the driver or others. @ Profanity,
indecency, smoking and vandalism are prohibited.
Drivers are also reminded that passing a stopped
school bus on a military installation is illegal. That
is not the case off post, although everyone is asked
to use extreme caution.
Tell Me A Story
Parent-To-Parent member Patti Exstein reads “Zen Shorts” to children at the Wiesbaden
Library Oct. 2. Guest reader
Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt,
U.S. Army Europe deputy
commander, will read “Zen
Shorts” at the Parent-ToParent Read Me a Story
literacy event Nov. 16 from
2-4 p.m. at Hainerberg Elementary School. Families
can pick up a free copy of
the book and enjoy snacks
and activities. Reserve a
space by Nov. 10 by sending an email to [email protected]
Photo courtesy of Katja Pinkston
Installation Advisory Committee
Educators, community representatives focus on school issues
By Karl Weisel
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Public Affairs Office
Traffic, school partnerships and ongoing construction in Hainerberg Housing were topics at the
first Installation Advisory Committee meeting of the
2014/2015 school year.
Education, administration, parent and garrison
officials met Oct. 14 at Wiesbaden Middle School to
address community and school concerns. The committee meets throughout the school year to facilitate
cooperation and coordination between the U.S. Army
Garrison Wiesbaden and Wiesbaden’s Department
of Defense Dependents Schools, according to Peter
Witmer, USAG Wiesbaden’s school liaison officer.
Wiesbaden High School Principal Greg Hatch
reported on construction at the high school which
is continuing to modernize the academic facility to
provide a 21st century learning environment. Hatch
said while the construction and use of temporary classrooms has presented some challenges, the community
and DoDDS have been working closely together to
ensure it does not impact the school routine.
Witmer praised the high school’s recent Homecoming activities, saying they were some of the most
spirited he has seen in a decade, adding that even with
the construction, students, parents and staff did a great
job of celebrating the annual event.
Meanwhile in Aukamm Housing, parent school
representatives asked that Military Police continue
to monitor the flow of traffic to ensure the safety of
children on their way to school — especially at the intersection of Rheinlandstrasse and Württembergstrasse.
The school liaison officer advised parents to ensure
that all local school children wear reflective clothing
as the hours of daylight grow fewer during the fall
and winter months.
Wiesbaden School Bus Officer Dan Samek commented that parents can help improve the flow of traffic
in Hainerberg Housing by not stopping to drop off
their children between the high school and Hainerberg
Chapel, but rather proceed farther up Texasstrasse
past Floridastrasse by the middle school to make the
quick drop-off.
IAC members discussed the upcoming traffic
change in Hainerberg Housing occurring from Oct.
20 to Nov. 20. During that time a portion of Washingtonstrasse will be closed during construction, and
drivers will no longer be able to access the housing
area from highway B-455. Drivers will be able to turn
onto Washingstrasse from B-455 but will only have
access to John. F. Kennedy Strasse and the New Car
Sales offices located across from the new Exchange
construction site, officials noted.
Witmer said unit-school partnerships continue to
play a major role in ensuring academic excellence in
Wiesbaden schools.
Lt. Col. Ryan Howell, who has been extremely
engaged in promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics at Wiesbaden Middle School
as a member of one of the school’s partner units, the
Defense Science and Technology Center-Europe,
announced that this year’s eCybermission project is
themed “How to make the world better.”
The eCybermission program, administered by the
National Science Teachers Association and sponsored
by the U.S. Army, invites students in grades six through
nine to seek solutions to real-world challenges in their
local communities. The goal of the program, which
awards Savings Bonds to winning teams, according to
the eCybermission home page, is to “cultivate student
interest in science, technology, engineering and math.”
Students have until Dec. 17 to register for this
year’s project at www.ecybermission.com.
Other highlights of the IAC included the upcoming Teachers Orientation event on Clay Kaserne Oct.
29 offering school staff members an insight into the
life of a service member and a visit by members of
the pop group Cimorelli to the middle school during
the afternoon of Oct. 28 before their free concert at
Wiesbaden’s Taunus Theater that evening at 6 p.m.
Julie Wahlers, acting Family Advocacy Program
manager, reported that a Young Women’s Group will
start Nov. 10 (editor’s note: see Young Women’s
Group in the Schoolbits column).
Witmer said the next IAC meeting will be held
in December.
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Sports and leisure
By Donald Seltzer
Volksmarch Editor
Volksmarching notes
Take a hike:
and exit at Saarbrücken-Güdingen (21).
Take B-51 south to Güdingen and follow
directional signs to the start.
@ Many thanks to readers
Pat and Cheryl Patterson, Barbara
MacDonald, Johnette Scott and Lew
Harrison for providing event brochures.
@ Take a moment to grab a set of
brochures from the Werber table and
send them via no-cost MPS to Donald
Seltzer, PSC 2 Box 10684, APO AE
@ Look for additional event choices
at www.wiesbaden.army.mil/hunion/
Weekend of Oct. 25-26
inningen an der Mosel (56333) — This
event is listed for its challenges in the Koblenz
area along the picturesque Mosel River. Participants
will find, in addition to the standard distances, trails
of 42 and 50 kilometers, plus a 25-km cycling route.
From Wiesbaden, use Autobahns 60 toward Bingen
and 61 north toward Koblenz, then exit at KoblenzMetternich (38). Follow IVV signs on secondary
roads to the start in Winningen. From the Bitburg/
Spangdahlem area, head north on B-51 to Autobahn
60, then continue east toward Wittlich. Connect with
A1 and A48 toward Koblenz. Pick up A61 toward
Mainz and exit at Koblenz-Metternich (38). Follow
minor roads and IVV signs to Winningen.
Start: August-Horch-Halle at intersection of Uhlenweg
and Marktstrasse Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2
p.m. (5, 10 and 20 km, plus cycling), 7-9 a.m. (42 km)
and 7-8 a.m. (50 km) Trail: Very hilly, woods Award:
From previous events (shorter trails) or patch and certificate (marathon trails).
üdingen (66130) — This walk is south of
Saarbrücken and offers trails along the FrenchGerman border. Wanderers from the Kaiserslautern
Military Community should find this event within
their driving range. From the KMC, use Autobahn 6
toward Saarbrücken, briefly pick up Autobahn 620
BOSS happenings
Start: Festhalle in city center Saturday: 7
a.m. to 1 p.m. (5, 10 and 20 km) Sunday:
7 a.m. to noon (5, 10 and 20 km) Trail: Unknown Award: From previous events.
Weekend of Nov. 1-2
rgenthal (55496) — Wiesbaden’s
wanderers will find this German
holiday event about a 45-minute drive in
the picturesque Hunsrück region. The trails are part of
the permanent IVV trail system. And in what seems
to be a more commonplace occurrence, the club’s
brochure listed the start location’s map coordinates
in degrees-minutes-seconds. From Wiesbaden, use
Autobahns 60 toward Bingen and 61 toward Koblenz, then take the Rheinböllen exit (45) to follow
B-50 to Argenthal and the start. From the KMC, use
Autobahns 6 toward Mannheim, 63 toward Mainz,
and 61 toward Koblenz. Exit at Rheinböllen (45)
and follow B-50 to Argenthal.
Start: Bürgerhaus at Emser Strasse 2a Saturday and
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (5, 10 and 20 km) Trail:
Mostly hilly, woods Award: None.
Weekend of Nov. 8-9
andel (55595) — Here’s an event midway
between Idar-Oberstein and Wiesbaden. From
Wiesbaden, use Autobahns 60 toward Bingen and
61 toward Ludwigshafen. Exit at Bad Kreuznach
(51) and use B-41 to Weinsheim to pick up a
secondary road to Mandel. From Baumholder,
pick up B-41 at Idar-Oberstein and head
toward Bad Kreuznach. Turn onto a
secondary road at Weinsheim for the
final few kilometers to Mandel.
Start: Schlossberghalle at Sponheimerstrasse 1 Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to
2 p.m. (6 and 10 km) and 7 a.m. to 1
It will feature more than 60
exhibitors. Seligenstadt holds
arts and crafts markets in the
monastery Nov. 29-30, Dec.
6-7 and 13-14. The markets
are open from noon to 6 p.m.
on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. on Sunday. Visit www.
odenwaldmaerkte.de for more
Wiesbaden’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers hold
an Xbox Tournament from 5-9 Army Soldier
p.m. Nov. 10, a Texas Hold’em Show
Poker Tournament from 6-9
The 2014 U.S.
p.m. Nov. 17 and a Prague A r m y S o l d i e r
Trip with Outdoor Recreation S h o w t o u c h e s
Nov. 22-23. Stop by the Warrior down in WiesZone on Clay Kaserne for more baden on Nov. 5
and 6. Shows are at 7 p.m. at
the Taunus Theater. The event
Crafts fairs
is free and doors open at 6 p.m.
The town of Gross-Umstadt
in the Odenwald holds an Arts Mainz Oktoberfest
Mark your calendars for
and Crafts Market Nov. 15-16.
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the biggest Oktoberfest in
Rheinland-Pfalz — the Mainz
Oktoberfest Oct. 23-26 at the
Messepark in Mainz-Hechtsheim. Visit www.oktoberfestin-mainz.de.
Movies in the castle
Wiesbaden’s Schloss
Biebrich hosts the 16th
annual International
Trick Film Festival Oct.
30 to Nov. 2. Visit www.
filme-im-schloss.de for
more information.
USO travel
Join the USO for trips to
the Riesling Route Oct. 26 and
Nov. 23, London Oct. 31, Bern
Nov. 1, Trier Nov. 1, Mercedes
Benz and Porsche Museums
Nov. 8, Luxembourg Nov. 15,
p.m. (20 km) Trail: Hilly, fields
and woods Award: From previous events.
Thanksgiving Day,
amstein-Miesenbach (66877) — The Ramstein
Roadrunners Club plays host to its 30th annual
Thanksgiving Day volksmarch — quite the milestone.
Wanderers will find the event to be a friendly and
relaxing family activity. Ask about becoming a club
member — information is available at the start hall.
Consider making reservations to enjoy the Thanksgiving buffet at the Officers Club on Ramstein Air
Base. Spend a night or two in guest lodging — contact
Central Reservations at civ (0637) 1454920 to find
out if Space-A rooms are available. From Wiesbaden,
use Autobahns 643, 60, 63 and 6 and the Landstuhl/
Air Base exit (13), then follow IVV signs to reach
the town of Ramstein-Miesenbach. From the KMC,
well, drive over to Miesenbach and look for parking.
Start: Mehrzweckhalle at Am Kiefernkopf 22 Thursday: 8
a.m. to 1 p.m. (5 and 10 km) Trail: Slightly hilly, fields
and forests Award: Decorative neckerchief with pendant.
Weekend of Nov. 29-30
etch (68775) — This Sunday event is roughly
midway between Speyer and Heidelberg —both
cities worth a visit themselves — and about an hour’s
drive from Wiesbaden as well as the KMC. From
Kaiserslautern, use Autobahns 6 toward Mannheim,
61 towards Karlsruhe, and exit at Hockenheim
(64) toward Ketsch. Take minor roads to the start
at Ketsch. From Wiesbaden, take Mainzer
Strasse to Autobahn 671, 60, and 67 toward
Darmstadt. Continue on A6 south toward
Basel, then exit at Mannheim/Schwetzingen
(28) in the direction of Mannheim-Rheinau.
Connect with B-36 and exit toward Ketsch
to use secondary roads to the start.
Start: Rheinhalle Sunday: 6:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. (6
and 10 km) and 6:45 a.m. to noon (20 km) Trail:
Unknown Award: None.
Things to do ... Things to do
Free concert
The band Cimorelli
will perform a free concert
at the Taunus Theater in the
Hainerberg Shopping Center
Oct. 28. Doors open at 5 p.m.
and the band performs at 6 p.m.
The concert is open to U.S. ID
cardholders only.
A guide to volksmarching in the
Kaiserslautern/Wiesbaden area
Amsterdam Nov. 16, Black
Forest Thanksgiving Nov.
27 and the Valkenburg Caves
Christmas Markets Nov. 28.
Stop by any area USO or call
civ (0611) 143-548-5106 for
more information.
Klezmer and jazz
The Kulturzentrum Schlachthof in Wiesbaden (Murnaustrasse) presents Daniel Kahn
and the Painted Bird performing folky klezmer music Nov.
24 at 8 p.m. The Wiesbaden
Kulturforum (Friedrichstr. 16)
presents the Ofri Ivzori Quartet
playing Jewish Israeli jazz Nov.
30 at 7 p.m.
Christmas market tour
Outreach Kontakt Club
hosts a trip to the Christmas
market in Michelstadt Nov. 29
from 10 a.m. to approximately 8 p.m., departing
from the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center. Cost is
€50 and includes the bus ride,
city tour, lunch and one drink.
Contact [email protected] or civ (0157)
8191 9929 for details.
Area concerts
Mainz’s Frankfurter Hof
presents Malia and Band Oct.
25, Lisa Stansfield Oct. 29,
Colosseum Nov. 2, the American Cajun Blues and Zydeco
Festival Nov. 5 and 6, Marla
Glen Nov. 7, Tower of Power
Nov. 12, A Taste of Africa Nov.
15, the Irish Folk Festival
Nov. 16 and the New Spirit
Gospel Choir Wiesbaden Dec.
14. Visit www.frankfurter-hofmainz.de for details on these
and other upcoming concerts
in the area.
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Sports and leisure
Sport shorts
Basketball Officials Clinic
A Basketball Officials Clinc will
be held Oct. 28-31 at the Wiesbaden
Fitness Center. Call Jon Lacy at civ
(0611) 143-548-9831 to sign up.
Winter Sports Registration
Registration for Child, Youth and
School Services’ Winter Sports (basketball, cheerleading and wrestling) is
now open. Call Parent Central Services
at civ (0611) 143-548-9356.
Recreational shooting
Photo by Ralph Martin
Wiesbaden’s Ellen Tafoya goes for the kill in a game against Vilseck during Homecoming Oct. 11.
Warriors bask in Homecoming wins
Eidem repeats
golf champion;
football, volleyball
teams victorious
A Zumbathon will be held Oct. 30
at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center from
6-9 p.m. Cost is $10. Come dressed
in Halloween garb for the Halloween
costume contest. Call civ (0611) 143548-9830 to reserve a spot.
Halloween Scramble
The Rheinblick Golf Course holds
a Halloween Scramble Oct. 25 with a
shotgun start at 4 p.m. Call civ (0611)
5059 2726 for more information.
By Shayna Brouker
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
Public Affairs Office
Wiesbaden High School sports teams
brought home the wins Homecoming
weekend Oct. 10-11.
The Wiesbaden Warriors football
team kicked off the victory with a 2014 overtime win over fellow Division
1 heavyweight, the Ramstein Royals,
with a 25-yard pass from Tim Cuthbert
to CJ Pridgen Oct. 10. It was no easy
win, with the Royals and the rain putting
up a fight. They’ll likely get a rematch
at the DoDDS-Europe championship
game Nov. 1.
The Lady Warriors volleyball team
defended their distinction as the only
remaining undefeated Division I team
against fellow Division I top contenders
Vilseck and Ramstein Oct. 11. Wiesbaden won both games. Ellen Tafoya
led with 11 kills and Adrianna Ibanez
recorded four aces and 23 assists in the
game against Ramstein. Leah Rojas had
10 aces and four kills, and Cierra Martin
had seven kills against Vilseck.
The cross country team also competed at a meet at Rheinblick Golf Course
Oct. 11. Jason Fisico led the boys with
fourth place and a time of 18 minutes,
and Caleb Magowan won sixth place
with 18:15.8. Alex Tone came in 10th
Head to the Wackernheim Range
(Ober-Olmer Strasse 37, 55263) to
enjoy some recreational shooting Oct.
25, Nov. 15 or Dec. 13. Cost is $8 with
membership in Wiesbaden’s Hunting
Fishing and Sport Shooting Program,
$12 for non-members. First-timers
must register for the mandatory safety
briefing by 9:45 a.m. Call Outdoor
Recreation at civ (0611) 143-548-9801
for more information.
High school sports action
Photo by Elaine Wright
Photo by Tomekia Williams
with a time of 22:53.
Jenna Eidem came away from the
DoDDS-Europe golf championships
with 88 points and her fourth title.
In tennis, the boys beat Vilseck 8-1
and the girls won 9-0. Standouts include
Warrior quarterback Tim
Cuthbert dodges Ramstein
defenders during the
Warriors’ Homecoming
game Oct. 10. Photo left:
Wiesbaden’s Andrew
Scahill, pursued by teammates and runners from
Patch, Kaiserslautern and
Baumholder High Schools,
keeps up a steady pace
on the running trail near
Rheinblick Golf Course
Oct. 11.
single Lucas McClendon and
doubles team Josh Childs and Gavin
Adams. The girls saw success with
singles Jade Sullivan and Grace Wegner,
and doubles team Peyton Taylor and
Cassandra Pritchett.
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Come out and cheer on the Warrior
athletes as they welcome competitors
for home events. Wiesbaden High
School’s tennis team hosts the European Tennis Championships Oct.
23-25. Games are played at the Vitis
Tennis Center in Wiesbaden-Nordenstadt. The Wiesbaden Wahoos swim
team has a home meet (at the pool in
Budenheim) Nov. 1. Volleyball teams
play at home Oct. 25 and Oct. 30 to
Nov. 1 (European Championships).
Volksmarching Club
The Wiesbaden International
Wandering Club is now an official
private organization — already recognized by the DVV and IVV. WIWC
members are entitled to participate
in bus trips as well as monthly meetings and other events. Find out about
upcoming events by visiting www.
wiwc-volksmarching.de or come to a
general membership and information
meeting on the third Monday of each
month at the Landchen Restaurant
and Sportsbar (Oberfeld 7, 65205
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For your health
Army helps moms maintain fitness before, after childbirth
By Chanel Weaver
U.S. Army Public Health Command
It is widely known that U.S. service members
must meet stringent physical standards to serve, but
maintaining a high level of fitness can be a challenge
for pregnant and postpartum Soldiers.
That’s why the Army provides Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training, or P3T, developed several years
ago to assist these moms with staying healthy and fit.
The intent is to provide safe, standardized physical
training and education led by personnel trained in
pregnancy and postpartum fitness.
“The program is designed to promote readiness
through health by maintaining fitness levels of pregnant
Soldiers and successfully integrating postpartum Soldiers back into unit physical readiness training,” said
Lisa Young, a health educator at the U.S. Army Public
Health Command and program coordinator for P3T.
Army policy mandates enrollment for all pregnant
and postpartum Soldiers. Upon confirmation of pregnancy, the Soldier is exempt from regular unit physical
readiness training. After the Soldier receives medical
clearance from her health care provider, commanders
are instructed to ensure that all eligible pregnant or
postpartum Soldiers enroll.
Here are some answers to basic questions about
• Why was P3T created? Based on several Army
studies and current literature it was shown that after
15 months of pregnancy and postpartum, Soldiers who
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return to unit physical training without intervention
demonstrate reduced fitness levels, increased body
fat, and increases in injuries and illness rates. P3T
offers specifically designed PT for these Soldiers to
help them maintain overall health and well-being.
• Where is P3T available across the Army?
There are currently P3T programs at 26 installations
in the United States; 17 programs in Germany, Japan,
Korea, and Italy; and remote P3T programs overseen
at numerous small installations, Reserve and Army
National Guard units.
• How has it helped women? What have been
the outcomes? In a recent evaluation, postpartum
participants reported that P3T was helpful to them
in passing their diagnostic APFT, returning to their
unit before or at 180 days post-delivery, and meeting
body composition standards.
• How often should a pregnant woman exercise?
According to the American Congress of Obstetricians
and Gynecologists, in the absence of either medical or
obstetric complications, pregnant women can accumulate 30 minutes or more of moderate-level physical
activity most, if not all, days of the week to maintain
health and well-being. A recent article in the Army
Times states that such exercise improves mood, sleep
and energy; prevents pregnancy-related diabetes; and
promotes an easier birth and faster recovery.
• What are some tips for a healthy postpartum
training regimen? After the baby is born, fetal
safety is no longer an issue, but potential injuries for
Soldiers continue due to persistent musculoskeletal and cardiovascular changes.
Postpartum exercises are designed to
regain pre-pregnancy fitness levels, meet
mission requirements, pass the APFT and
meet Army body composition standards.
Exercise sessions should be conducted a
Photo by Ben Bunger
The Army provides P3T to assist mothers with
minimum of five times a week.
This is a basic postpartum fitness session, according to Young:
• A 10-15 minute warm-up segment, which includes slow movements, dynamic stretching and
slow-cadence calisthenics.
• A 10-20 minute muscular conditioning segment that
may incorporate calisthenic drills, strength endurance
exercises with free weights or resistance bands, situps,
and pushups. The focus now is to prepare the Soldier
to pass the situp and pushup portions of the APFT.
• A 30-45 minute cardio-respiratory segment that
may include low-impact aerobics, speed and agility
drills, cardio machines, circuit training, and ability
group walk/jog/runs. New moms are encouraged to
gradually begin running, increasing the frequency so
that after the first two weeks of returning to P3T, the
Soldier is jogging/running three times a week.
• A 10-minute cool-down segment, which may
include a slowing down of the aerobic activity followed by gentle stationary stretching. All Soldiers’
heart rates must be at or below 100 beats per minute
before leaving the area.
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Bulletin board
Movie plots
Dracula, the operator of a high-end resort for vampires and other creatures of the night, is not
pleased when his teen-age daughter falls for a normal human boy in the animated comedy, “Hotel
At the movies Oct. 23 to Nov. 7
Taunus Theater
Oct. 23 — Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day (PG) 7 p.m.
Oct. 24 — St. Vincent (PG-13) 7 p.m.
Oct. 25 — The Boxtrolls (PG) 4 p.m. Fury (R)
7 p.m.
Oct. 26 — St. Vincent (PG-13) 4 p.m. Fury (R)
6:30 p.m.
Oct. 27 — St. Vincent (PG-13) 7 p.m.
Oct. 28 — Closed
Oct. 29 — Fury (R) 7 p.m.
Oct. 30 — A Walk Among the Tombstones (R)
7 p.m.
Oct. 31 — Ouija (PG-13) 10 p.m. Annabelle
(R) midnight Friday the 13th (R) 2 a.m. A
Nightmare on Elm Street (R) 4 a.m. Devil’s
Due (R) 6 a.m.
Nov. 1 — Hotel Transylvania (PG) 4 p.m. Annabelle (R) 6 p.m.
Nov. 2 — Hotel Transylvania (PG) 4 p.m. Ouija
(PG-13) 6 p.m.
Nov. 3 — Annabelle (R) 7 p.m.
Nov. 4 — Closed
Nov. 5-6 — U.S. Army Soldier Show 7 p.m.
A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers
of an ancient spirit board in the horror movie, “Ouija.” Photo right: Members of a satanic cult raid
the home of a couple expecting a child in the horror movie, “Annabelle.” Annabelle is a doll the
husband gave his expectant wife and members of the cult have evil intentions for both the family
and the creepy doll.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No
Good Very Bad Day (PG) — Eleven-yearold Alexander experiences the most terrible
and horrible day of his young life — a day
that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But
when Alexander tells his upbeat family
about the misadventures of his disastrous
day, he finds little sympathy and begins to
wonder if bad things only happen to him.
Stars Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould and
Steve Carell.
Ouija (PG-13) — A group of friends must
confront their most terrifying fears when
they awaken the dark powers of an ancient
spirit board. Stars Olivia Cooke, Daren
Kagasoff and Bianca Santos.
Fury (R) — As the Allies make their final
push in the European Theater in April
1945, a battle-hardened army sergeant
named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands
a Sherman tank and her five-man crew
on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.
Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy
and his men face overwhelming odds in
their heroic attempts to strike at the heart
of Nazi Germany. Also stars Shia LaBeouf
and Michael Pena.
Annabelle (R) — John Form has found the
perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia — a
beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white
wedding dress. But Mia’s delight with Annabelle doesn’t last long. On one horrific
night, their home is invaded by members
of a satanic cult, who violently attack the
couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all
they leave behind. Stars Annabelle Wallace, Alfre Woodard and Michelle Romano.
St. Vincent (PG-13) — Maggie (Melissa McCarthy), a single mother, moves into a new
home in Brooklyn with her 12-year-old son,
Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has
no choice but to leave Oliver in the care
of their neighbor, Vincent (Bill Murray), a
retired curmudgeon with a penchant for
alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship
soon blossoms. Together with a pregnant
stripper named Daka (Naomi Watts), Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops
that make up his daily routine and helps
Oliver grow to become a man.
Hotel Transylvania (PG) — Dracula, who
operates a high-end resort away from the
human world, goes into overprotective
mode when a boy discovers the resort and
falls for the count’s teenaged daughter in
this animated film. Starring the voices of
Adam Sandler and Kevin James.
The Boxtrolls (PG) — This animated feature
tells the tale of the Boxtrolls, monsters who
live underneath the streets of Cheesebridge
and crawl out of the sewers at night to steal
what the townspeople hold most dear: their
children and their cheeses. At least, that’s
the legend. Starring the voices of Ben
Kingsley, Toni Collette and Elle Fanning.
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Snapshots from Zambia
Exploring Africa’s natural wonders
By Michelle Stosich
Special to the Herald Union
he intriguing description of the famed
Victoria Falls, combined with encouragement from a Zambian colleague, resolved
my dream to travel to Africa to experience one of
the seven natural wonders of the world. Known
as Mosi-oa-Tunya (“smoke that thunders”) in
Zambia, the falls retain the name given in 1855
by the Scottish missionary and explorer Dr. David
Livingstone, who penned the tribute “scenes so
lovely, must have been gazed upon by angels
in their flight” when he first glimpsed the falls
from the island on the Zambezi River that now
bears his name.
Victoria Falls is a shared treasure between
Zambia and Zimbabwe, and at just over 1.7
kilometers wide and 108 meters high, which
is twice as high as North America’s Niagara
Falls, it is an awe-inspiring sight and the greatest curtain of falling water in the world. During
the wet season, more than 500 million liters of
water plummet over the edge every minute into
the gorge over 100 meters below, generating
a phenomenal amount of spray that can shoot
over 1,000 feet into the sky and can be seen up
to 30 miles away.
This misty spray was the inspiration for the
name Mosi-oa-Tunya, and I could see it clearly
from the airplane. Interestingly, all of the local
guides substituted the word “mist” for “smoke”.
While in Zambia I stayed in a hotel that was
actually located inside Mosi-oa-Tunya National
Park. Outside of my hotel room, in the quiet of
the evening, I could faintly hear the roar of the
falls that were less than a five-minute walk away.
The hotel grounds were shared with a plethora
of animals including zebra, giraffe, impala,
monkeys, various birds and annoying ubiquitous
baboons, who created disturbances at breakfast
and had to be chased away by security guards.
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The service and food were superb, and it was
interesting to sample curried chicken pizza with
bananas on top.
My first glimpse of the Victoria Falls was
all that could be imagined. They are larger than
life and absolutely beautiful. I walked to see
them every day during my visit and never tired
of doing so. Most of the length of the falls lie in
Zambia, but I was able to see the entire wall of
wonder through engaging in a somewhat crazy
act detailed a bit later and via a helicopter tour
above the surrounding landscape.
The word “unique” must be used to describe
Victoria Falls because most waterfalls plunge
over a precipice and are seen from afar or below, but not so for these falls. There you see the
beautifully unique geography of two very wide
basalt cliffs of equal height facing each other,
one over which the torrential falls flow, and the
other providing a perfect vantage point. Another
descriptive for the falls is “inspiring,” as ever present rainbows, absolute grandeur, and an euphony
of water erases all distractions, centering one in
the moment and creating serendipitous memories.
As alluded to earlier, there is a way to get really
close and personal to the falls. Near Livingstone
Island on the Zambian side there is a naturally
formed “armchair” called Devil’s Pool, right
at the edge of the falls. When the river flow is
lower, usually between September and December,
there is a natural rock barrier that forms an eddy,
minimizing the current and allowing adventurous
souls to swim right up to the precipice of the falls
and look over into what would be certain death
if they slipped over the side.
To get to Devil’s Pool you take a boat to
Livingstone Island, from which you have a great
view of the falls, then you do a lot of scrambling
over “unfriendly rocks” as the guides call them,
both atop and under the water. Next you swim
through the river where the guide shows you to
go, navigating more rocks. You need to be able to
swim to make it to the pool, preferably a strong
swimmer (never take a child), and almost as
important is to have a good sense of balance. I
was there the first of September and experienced
deep water and strong currents.
After a lot of scrambling around we reached
the designated spot above the pool. Then it was
time to take the leap of faith: jump into the
water below and trust you will not get swept
over the side.
At that point my mind was void of conscious
thought, which made it easier to make the leap of
faith. There was no need to swim to the edge as
the current pulled me there and I was extremely
grateful to feel the rock barrier as the water
streamed around me. The guide held my legs as
I slowly inched up and craned my neck to look
down into the abyss.
The world was reduced to water and mist,
and incredibly, the ever-present rainbow. I heard
an exuberant voice shout above the roar of the
water, that turned out to be mine, and there were
people across the falls on the Zimbabwe side
staring over.
Everyone in our little group took the leap of
faith but not everyone was up to looking over the
edge. It was an exhilarating experience and one
that will not be repeated. It was not until after
my return home when I was reading about the
occasional deaths that have been reported when
people slipped over the rock barrier at Devil’s
Pool that I felt fear.
In a first-ever helicopter ride I was able to see
and appreciate the entirety of the falls and surrounding topography. From the air you can see
how the falls split the Zambezi River from upper
to lower and the several deep gorges carved into
the earth that reveal remnants of earlier, ancient
falls that were downstream from the current
waterfall. It was in one of those gorges that I
later enjoyed the elation of
space in a “flying fox” hand
There is a lot of impa
the best time to visit Vic
season is December to M
flood season February to
April. By September the w
to lower and from Septemb
of the rocky face of the fa
If you visit late in the
are completely clear and
both the falls and the roc
navigate all of the trails.
son there is a perpetual m
to navigate, you and your
and the high volume of w
of the falls will be obscur
I asked a lot of people t
consensus was September
come. If one visits during
opens at night so people c
a “moonbow” in the spray
the usual daylight rainbow
There is a primeval at
and the dream of riding on
ment came true. My ride w
small mixed herd and she h
baby running around whil
the bush and ambled alon
in a soothing cadence. M
story of the elephants ret
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Photo far left: The author
(third from right) poses
with fellow Zambia explorers for a breathtaking photo on the edge of
Victoria Falls. Photo left:
Visitors get a lofty view
of the Zambezi River
from the saddle of an
elephant. Photo below:
A rhinoceros approaches
visitors during a visit to a
game park in Zambia.
Photos courtesy of Michelle
f zooming across open
ds-free zip-lining thrill.
assioned debate about
ctoria Falls. The rainy
March with the river’s
o May and peaking in
water volume is starting
ber to January up to half
alls may become dry.
dry season the views
d you can experience
cky gorge and safely
During the rainy seamist, trails are difficult
r camera will get wet,
water means your view
red by mist and spray.
their opinion and the
r was the best time to
g a full moon, the park
can go in and witness
y of the falls instead of
ttraction to elephants,
ne in a natural environwas the matriarch of a
had an eight-month-old
le we swayed through
ng the Zambezi River
My handler shared the
turning from the river
once with a little orphan calf in tow. The owners didn’t want to keep it, but as the elephants
had decided to adopt it there was not much they
could do about it.
African elephants are much larger than Asian
— even from the air their size impresses — and
when you stand dwarfed beside them it is mesmerizing. We had the opportunity to hand-feed them
and witness the intricacies of their deft trunks,
and to observe and enjoy their personalities and
Fascinating encounters continued during my time in Zambia. Walking with the
lions through the bush was an excitingly
surreal experience. After being thoroughly
briefed on how and where to touch them
and how and where not to, I crouched
down behind two unfettered, good-sized
20-month-old lions and ran my hands over
their backs.
When we headed out on a walk through
the bush the ranger said we could hold the
lions’ tails. That had to look comical, but
we did walk and hold onto tails, all the
while being careful to not walk at their
head or in front of them. Lions can never
be fully domesticated, and when these
ones are older they will not be approached
or handled. They will be re-released back
into the wild. It was interesting to learn
that one can be allergic to big cats as well
as the little ones.
Cheetahs are not the powerful, alpha creatures
that lions are, but as I was introduced to them it
was quite clear that they could still rip a person
up if they were threatened. It was a thrilling process to spend time interacting with the cheetahs,
learning about them, scratching their heads and
throats, and being licked in return. It was humorous to discover that cheetahs purr when they are
content and relaxed.
Walking with them through the bush was an
exciting stroll, and when they
ran their speed was absolutely
impressive. They don’t roar
like lions, but when a handler
moved one of the cheetah’s
chow, she let out quite a growl.
Other memorable activities included cruising on
the Zambezi River, driving
through the game park and
seeing a marvelous variety
of animals in their natural habitats, and having a
potentially dangerous exposure to the white rhino
that are protected 24/7 by armed park rangers. I
enjoyed being introduced to the traditional game
of mancala, which requires mathematical strategy
and is played with small river rocks on a carved
board or even in holes dug in the earth. It was
enriching to talk with the locals and other visitors
who shared similar stories in different languages.
Some retrospective travel advice would
include getting a yellow fever vaccination to allow international border crossings (take malaria
prophylaxis as a precautionary measure); carrying U.S. dollars as next to the Zambian kwacha
dollars are the currency of choice; and ensuring
you have two clear passport pages when leaving
the country because strange as it sounds, that is
a requirement.
The meaning of safari has evolved over time
as nowadays most travelers are not going on a
hunting expedition in Africa. Most people are
going on a journey to see and experience the
wonders of creation and the animals in their
natural settings, to photograph, enjoy and to
make memories. For me a safari is the making
of memories, and my safari to Zambia was one
of the most memorable trips I have ever taken.
(Michelle Stosich, a regular Herald Union
contributor, works for Wiesbaden’s Army Community Service)
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Spiced Pumpkin
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4. Stir in the cream and heat through gently. Leave to stand for 10
minutes before serving.
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2014 Chevy Malibu LT, $19799, ne.de, 0171/1757394 Only 54400
power windows, power locks, key- miles, 8 passenger, Power everyless, entry and so much more.in thing, cruise control, DVD & CD
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2014 Ford Focus, $17,499, This
passed inspection
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only has 4500 miles, power win- Fiat Brava, 4 Door, 5 Speed,
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2015 Audi Q5, $42,698, The Audi
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2005, second owner, well maintai2015 Volkswagen Golf, $24,740. ned with papers. Power, steering,
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turbo engine; leatherette seats; new battery. 50miles to a gallon.
touch screen. An amazing pri- Light blue metallic. Nonsmoking.
ce.Contact me. Rhys [email protected] Garage kept. Top condition car.
Very reliable. Asking €7250 obo.
4 Winter Tires with rims/Continental TS 850s, Size: 195/65 R15, Opel Amega, Automatic, $1750.
$150. I used the tires for one win- 4 Door, Burgery, KMS 170,000,
ter and then my Ford Focus died. Air cond, Ali Rims, Air Bags, ABS,
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Audi A-4, [email protected], Opel Astra, 4 Door, 5 Speed, Bur4 Door, 5 Speed, Green, $ 1700 gery,
obo, ali rims, Phone 0175- 130,000 $ 1400, My Email Is -3213199
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Audi TT 1.8, Coupe, 179HP, general inspection 03/2016, winter
tyres aluminium 16", summer tyres on 17" Audi rims, manual gear, full leather black, Navigation,
cruise control, mobile handsfree,
€10500, [email protected]
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2000 BMW R1100RS, €3000,
[email protected],
Condition: Used Year: 2000 Exterior Color: Purple Make: BMW Engine Size (cc): 1,085 Model: R-Series Vehicle Title: ClearSub Model
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Canon Legria HFR26 PAL HD
Camcorder 28X zoom, It's in mint
condition never dropped or
scratch. I am selling because I barely use it. It has 2 SD card slots.
Battery life is alright but you can
pick up a 2nd cheap $200,
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Premium Car Wash!
* valid till Nov. 30, 2014
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Cell Phone HTC S1 works workd
wide no contract required. ,
€150.00, [email protected],
German DVD player, $10ea,
Nordmende 220v. Play German/
some American DVDs. Remote included. 01737433016
Internet TV Box for US/UK Channels. New. Over 400 channels fro
Volvo S-40, Turbo 1999, $1900,
US & UK and over 1000 Movies
KMS 151, 400, Air Cond, Air Bag,
for free., €399, 0151-639-84025,
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Metal Slug Anthology, Wii game,
played once, perfect condition - like new!, €15, [email protected]
gmail.com **See pics on classworld.com
SmackDown vs. Raw 2010, Wii
game, like new!, €12, ccopon
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Stearing wheel "Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback" for your
PC! Love to play auto games?
Wanna feel like yr r driving for real? Then dont miss this!, pics on
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Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game,
perfect condition, like new! €15,
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The Bigs Baseball, Wii Game,
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2007 Gibson Les Paul Classic in
sunburst finish. Excellent condition, no scratches or damage. Original documentation and Gibson
Les Paul hard case included. Contact [email protected]
220 volt transformer. 1 X 75 watt
for $20. Contact Eric and Mia at
220v Iron, $8, Brand: Braun It
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Engleby from Sebastian Faulks!
Great book., €2, pic on classworld.com, [email protected]
AMT Books, Dale Crane, $25
each, [email protected], I
have two soft back books. Airframe Structures 1 and Systems 2.
They are still good condition and
Embry Riddle requires these. So if
your looking, I have them.
Beautiful Pine Sleigh Crib, $125,
Delta Luv sleigh crib. Comes with
StabIlizer Kit, So not a Dropside!
Converts to toddler-bed. Caster
wheels, chew guards, 5 adjustable heights, mattress not included.
Bracelet - Brown, handmade! Beautiful accessory for any ocation,
any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your
best girl friends. €10, copon
[email protected], pics on classworld.com
Bracelet - Gray/Black, handmade. Beautiful accessory for any occation, any outfit. Treat yourself to
something nice or bring a smile to
your best girl friends. €10, copon
[email protected], pics on classworld.com
Diono Radian R100 Convertible
Carseat/Booster, $200, Diono Radian R100 convertible car seat.
RF up to 40 lbs, FF up to 100 lbs.
Used in 2nd car, comes with 2
carrying straps for easy travel and
diono piddle pad. No accidents.
GAP Sweatshirt: Perfect condition, like new. Size small., €5, coem
[email protected]
Guild D4-12 acoustic guitar. Perfect condition! Excellent rich,
room-filled tone. Guild hard case
[email protected]
Handbag "Alexander": Brown,
leather bag, hardly used, perfect
condition! €8, pics on classworld.com,
[email protected]
Handbag "clutch style": Love to
go out and dont want to use a big
handbag? Dont miss out on this
small, black bag. Perfect for going
out at night!, €3, pics on classworld.com,
[email protected]
Large 220V refrigerator, $250,4
years old, [email protected]
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Have fun with the locals
Halloween party
Sun, Oct 26
Wiesbaden, Neroberg
Enjoy the family Halloween party in Wiesbaden
at Neroberg on October 27 from noon to 6
p.m. A huge variety of Halloween activities,
such as face painting, pumpkin carving, raffles
and more will be offered. The Nerobergbahn
(Neroberg train) takes you to the event on the
mountain and back between noon and 6 p.m.
A ride for costumed kids is free. For more info
see www.eswe-verkehr.de
Pumpkin fest
Fri, Oct 17 – Sun, Nov 2
Rüdesheim, Ebentaler Hof – Ponyland
Ponyland is hosting a Pumpkin fest until
November 2. Children have the chance to
ride ponies through a scary path as well
as carve pumpkins from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. If
you are looking to purchase tasty jams and
more, this is the right place to be. This event
is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information visit www.rheingau.de
Halloween party
Fri, Oct 24 – Nov 9
Mühltal, Burg Frankenstein
Visit Burg Frankenstein in the Mühltal on
October 24 for the first Halloween party this
year, starting at 8 p.m. The 1000 year-old
castle is home to 99 monsters, vampires
and undead hiding in dark corners waiting
to prey on the innocent. A variety of scary
stage plays will support the creepy atmosphere. For more info and tickets from €24
see www.frankenstein-halloween.de
Dinner show
Fri, Oct 24 – Feb 28, 2015
Frankfurt, Cotton Club Tent
The Cotton Club in Frankfurt offers dinner
shows where you can see Nelson Müller
create art with food. The Cotton Club was
the most famous dance & music club of
the 30s in New York, Harlem, and was even
known for their excellent food and catering
services. For more information visit www.
cottonclub-dinnershow.de and for tickets
Henkell Sekt night party
Sat, Oct 25
Wiesbaden, Henkell Sektkellerei
The Henkell Sekt night party will be on October 25. This year live soul and pop music
is played by Charles Simmons and Daniel
Vorholt. Later in the evening DJane Nica will
hit the decks providing cool mixes. Ticket
price is €25. For more info contact the
Wiesbaden Tourist office at 0611-1729930
or visit www.henkell.de/henkell-erleben/
Wedding expo
Sun, Oct 26
Eltville, Schloss Kempinski
Schloss Reinhartshausen Kempinski will
hold a wedding expo on October 26. Find
the inspiration you need for your perfect
dream wedding. Opening hours are from 11
a.m. There is no entry fee. Seven live fashions shows and live music, and prize games
will entertain visitors. For more information
visit www.kempinski.com
on October 31 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy
pumpkin carving, delicious food like pumpkin soup and stockbrot (bread baked in a
bonfire), and many other activities for kids.
This event attracts about 700 visitors every
year. Admission is free! For more info see
Wine festival
Fri, Oct 31 – Mon, Nov 3
Eltville, city center
As the wine season comes to an end the
town of Eltville invites you to the last Rheingau folks fest of the year from October 31
to November 3. On Saturday at 3 p.m. a
parade will walk through the town singing
and offering mini glasses of wine to drink.
There will be a fireworks display on Monday
to wrap up the festival. For more information visit www.rheingau.de
Sunday shopping
Sun, Oct 26
Mainz, city center
Looking for a good bargain? Come to the
city of Mainz on October 26 where shops
will be open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Check
out what other great deals are on offer. For
more information visit www.mainz.de
Fine arts exhibit
Sat, Nov 1 – Sun, Nov 2
Eberbach, Kloster
If you love visual art, paintings and traditional crafts then come to the fine arts show
on November 1 and 2 in Eberbach. Around
140 artists will present their art, as well as
sculptures. You will be able to find unique
jewelry, as well as textiles from the designers. The entrance fee is €12.50 and children
under the age of 16 are free. For more info
visit www.finearts-klostereberbach.net
Family halloween party
Fri, Oct 31
Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Biberbau
Celebrate Halloween with your family at
the Biberbau (beaver dam) in Wiesbaden
Sat, Nov 1 – Sun, Nov 9
Rheingau, various locations
From November 1 to 9 the 28th Glorreiche
Rheingau Tage (glorious rheingau days) take
Wine days
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place in various locations throughout the
Rheingau area. More than 35 events will
be hosted by different wineries to present
their wines. These include special dinners,
tastings and much more. For more info and
a detailed program about the events and
locations see www.vdp-rheingau.de
One Rebulic
Thu, Oct 30
Frankfurt, Festhalle Frankfurt
See “One Republic” return to the stages of
Germany on October 30 in Frankfurt. On the
agenda are the songs from their latest album “Native.” Ticket prices start at €48.80.
For more information visit www.eventim.de
Michael Bublé
Tue, Nov 11
Frankfurt, Festhalle
Michael Buble is known for his chic style
and voice. Buble is going on tour this year
and will be in Frankfurt on November 11.
Ticket prices start at €74.35. The show
starts at 8 p.m. For more information visit
Charity Walk
Sun, Oct 26
Mainz, city center
The Charity Walk & Run gathers funds for ill
children in Germany and will take place on
October 26 in Mainz. For more info regarding the Charity or to participate visit
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Handbag "Esprit brand": Small
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Pack and Play Like New, $35,
Jungle-print/brown. Gender-neutral,
Sports officials are needed in
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Pumps, black, hardly worn, great Doswell
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class- “Skudo IATA”, Size 4 (L 68cm, B
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19 October. 1st Edition Comics. 2, $50, for more details go to http:/
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day. $1 Comics. Graphic Novels. [email protected]
Cap America & other T-Shirts. no000210032401
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Hollister strapless top. White color, size M. With ribbons to tie a
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shoes, brown leather, great to wetact [email protected]
ar at work or for going out at
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football, volleyball, basketball, Satin
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tact Doswell Makle at [email protected]
Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray,
gmail.com or 01515258745
handmade, adjustable in size, fits
Justinus Bestecke steinless steel almost every wrist. Beautiful acflatware set 60 pieces, original pri- cessory for any ocation, any outce 198.00 euros, sell 50.00 euros, fit. Treat yourself to something niused
email ce or bring a smile to your best
girl friends. €12, [email protected]
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Martin D-16GT acoustic guitar.
Shamballa Bracelet - Brown/CreExcellent condition with no scratme, handmade, adjustable in size,
ches or damage. Solid mahogany
fits almost every wrist. Beautiful
back and sides with Sitka spruce
accessory for any ocation, any
top finished in a polished gloss.
outfit. Treat yourself to something
Martin hard case included. Amanice or bring a smile to your best
zing sound! Contact [email protected]
girl friends. €15, [email protected]
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Skin Care Center Wiesbaden
Dr. Peter Broichmann & Colleagues
- Individual planning
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Kirchgasse 42-44 65183 Wiesbaden
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Shamballa Bracelet - Lilac/white,
handmade, adjustable in size, fits
almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best
girl friends. €10, [email protected]
Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/white, handmade, adjustable in size,
fits almost every wrist. Beautiful
accessory for any ocation, any
outfit. Treat yourself to something
nice or bring a smile to your best
girl friends. €10, [email protected]
The Notebook from Nicholas
Sparks - wonderful book!, €2, pic
on class-world.com, [email protected]
ted in openings between 35" and
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T-Shirt "America", perfect condition, like new, size small! €5, co
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Various music CDs for sale, all
from the 2000er years. Single
CDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina
Aguilera etc. for €3, music samplers like Bravo Hits and The Dome
€4. For a picture of the selection
see www.class-world.com. Contact [email protected]
Zooper To Go High Chair, $80
OBO, Zooper To Go high chair.
Perfect for tiny German kitchens!
5-pt harness, adjustable footrest.
Fixed-tray comes off for cleaning,
food-catcher net and seat pads
machine-washable. Folds FLAT.
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Antique 100 y.o. German china
cabinet, matching dining table
with 4 chairs. See photo on KA
classifieds web page. Contact
Eric and Mia at 063759949674.,
€950, eyates[email protected]
Antique Bench, Antique bench
with cushion seat, storage space
and wheels. See photo on KA
classifieds web page. Contact
Eric and Mia at 063759949674.,
€600, [email protected]
Antique corner desk. See photo
on KA classifieds web page. Contact
[email protected]
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Antique Dresser. [email protected] Harley friends, Lookin for friends,
female/male who likes harleys,
works on them, who are into Rock
Antique reproduction secretary music, good food, havin fun,
desk. See photos on KA classi- BBQ, beeing outside and enjoying
fieds web page. Contact Eric and a good time together. Just email
Mia at 063759949674., €120, me and we will see when we can
meet. [email protected]
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Entertainment Center, $120, light
wood, like new condition. 116" wide X 84.5" tall. The area for the
TV is 35" wide X 25.5" tall Pick up
in Krickenbach - 0174-3075784,
Real Antique Furniture, $5000,
From 18th century: Chest, cabinet
and long case clock with orig.
clockwork, all carved oak. Also to
be sold seperately. Please ask for
details: 0043 5517 5815 or na
[email protected],
Sleeper Sofa, Queen size sleeper
sofa, must pick up at Luxembourg
$50.00, [email protected] or
Sofa bed for sale! It is in a good
condition. The sofa has a slatted
frame. Size as normal sofa:
Height 0.8m, depth 0.8m, Wide:
1.62m. Folded out/Sleeping area:
2.15m long and 1.20m wide. €40
obo. Ready to be picked up in
Winnweiler. Call 06302-7556 after
6 p.m. or send mail to klaus.wutt
[email protected]
Wooden bookshelf. See photo
on KA classifieds web page. Contact
[email protected]
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There have been reports of
pets being sold from breeding facilities that are not managed at the highest professional standards. Please
choose your pet carefully.
Make sure you check the credentials of the people selling
the pet, and get proper paperwork showing shots and/
or other proof of healthy condition. For further advice,
consult your Veterinarian.
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free calls to U.S.A
TKSShop Wiesbaden
Hainerberg, Bldg. 7762
Exchange Mall
Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 19:00
with a new signup for easyConnect, where technically feasible