Monthly Archives: July 2016

Service members can watch free streaming coverage of 2016 Rio Olympics

AAFES news release   DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service announced that for the first time U.S. service members worldwide will be able to watch NBC Olympics’ streaming coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics from their desktop and personal devices.   This benefit is being provided at…

July 27th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News

Rules DoD employees should know this political season

  By Katie Lange, DoD News, Defense Media Activity   I’m sure you’ve all seen political posts in full effect on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat recently. The opinions are just going to get louder, too, before the election this November.   As members of the Defense Department, we have a…

July 25th, 2016 News

You’re the subject of a FLIPL…Now what?

  By Jestyne Martin, Legal Intern at Seventh Army JMTC Office of the Staff Judge Advocate   A FLIPL is a Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss, as outlined in Army Regulation 735–5 on Property Accountability Policies.   If government property is lost, damaged or destroyed (LDD), a FLIPL will…

July 19th, 2016 Legal Issues

Mallorca: Chill out and tap into the collective mood of nonchalance

  Mallorca, about the size of Rhode Island, is the largest island in the Balearic archipelago situated off the east coast of Spain, graced with warm Mediterranean sunshine and tempered by cool ocean breezes. Its landscape — ranging from limestone caves to gnarled moonscape all the way back to white…

July 18th, 2016 Travel

Carry a passport when traveling outside the country

  U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs news release   U.S. Army Europe Office of the Provost Marshal officials want to remind members of the American forces community in Europe to carry their passports when traveling to countries to which they are not assigned.   A common misconception is that European…

July 13th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News, Safety & Security Bytes

Young white-tailed eagle banded in Grafenwoehr Training Area

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Environmental Division’s Stefan Haertl, along with Hubert Anton from Bundesforst, Germany Federal Forest Service, and Dr. Daniel Schmidt-Rothmung, eagle expert from Germany’s primary nature conservation organization Naturschutzbund Deutschland, recently banded a fledgling white-tailed eagle in the Grafenwoehr Training Area.   Bird banding is critical for studying…

July 12th, 2016 News

USAG Bavaria Vilseck Community Tech Expo

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The USAG Bavaria Vilseck Community Tech Expo hosted by the JMTC G6, will be held Wednesday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Field House, Bldg. 547. All military, civilian and contractor personnel are invited to attend for free!   To pre-register, please…

July 11th, 2016 News

More paper and cardboard containers for Netzaberg

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Netzaberg recycling points saw the addition of three new paper and cardboard containers July 3, to assist community members in meeting German recycling requirements.   The large recycled paper containers — now a total of 11 in the Netzaberg community — are located at the neighborhood’s…

July 11th, 2016 News

AAFES ends video rentals Aug. 31

Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Express Entertainment, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s movie rental business located at your Express stores, will be closing its Tower & Rose Barracks, Netzaberg and Hohenfels locations.   The stores have received their last shipments of…

July 11th, 2016 News

Donate at blood drive at Grafenwoehr USO July 19

Armed Services Blood Program – Europe news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Armed Services Blood Program along with the Grafenwoehr USO and American Red Cross will host a blood drive July 19 to provide blood products and services to our armed services in peace and war.   The blood…

July 5th, 2016 News