The Citizen - April 30, 2015

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NEWS

FEATURE

HEALTH

PAYING TRIBUTE Memorial service honors Special Forces Soldier — PAGE 3.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Volunteers honored for their service and dedication — PAGE 4.

DON’T GET BURNED Even in Germany it’s smart to reduce UV exposure — PAGE 10.

HOLOCAUST 70 YEARS LATER The local Jewish community held a memorial for Holocaust victims at Stuttgart Army Airfield April 16 — PAGES 12-13. Thursday, April 30, 2015 Sustaining & Supporting the Stuttgart U.S. Military Community

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Spargel: Germany’s ‘white gold’ — Page 8

OPINION

ON THE BLOTTER

YOUTH CAREER DAY

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Courage and persistence can pay off for sexual assault victims seeking justice. One Airman shares her story — PAGE 2.

The Stuttgart Law Center shares details on recent crimes and incidents within the community — PAGE 4.

CYS Services sponsored a Youth Career Day April 17 introducing students to work opportunities — PAGE 9.

Next month is full of German holidays where most businesses will be closed. Be sure to plan ahead — Page 6.


OPINION

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Sexual assault survivor: ‘You are not alone’ By Staff Sgt. Nancy Kasberg American Forces Network-Kaiserslautern

This is my story of how I was sexually assaulted. After a year at my first duty station, I volunteered for a short tour to Osan Air Base, South Korea, as an American Forces Network broadcaster. It would be a difficult tour because my husband was unable to join me, but we agreed it was a great opportunity. I quickly learned the assignment was no easy task. The days were long and work never seemed to stop. Half way through my tour, I finally made time to volunteer off-base with a fellow coworker to help members in the local community practice their English. After lunch, my coworker and I said our good-byes to the Koreans and headed back to base. A taxi dropped us off in front of the base. I paid the driver, thanked him and waved goodbye to my buddy as he left to play pool off base. Walking toward base, I noticed a button on my coat was loose, so I stopped at a tailor shop a few feet from the gate entrance. I walked in and asked if he could fix my button. He nodded and took the coat from me. When he finished, I put it on and asked how much. He kept saying no charge and proceeded to get closer to me. The next few minutes became dark. He proceeded to take advantage of me, and I just froze. I didn’t know what to do; I was in shock. I couldn’t believe what was happening. Once I snapped to, I ran as fast as I could toward base. My brain kept telling me, there’s no way this could have happened. But it did. As I sat in my room, replaying the events in my head, my husband called me via Skype. He immediately knew something was bothering me and asked what was wrong. Hesitating, I slowly began to tell him what happened that day. I could see the anger

and frustration in his eyes; he wanted so badly to hug and kiss me and tell me everything was going to be all right, but he couldn’t. The following day, I took his advice and talked to my supervisor. She asked what I wanted to do and explained my options. We walked to the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator’s office and the lieutenant there escorted me to the (Air Force) Office of Special Investigations, where they took my statement. The OSI agents were very understanding and explained that because this was a Korean national, I would have to file a

The next few minutes became dark. He proceeded to take advantage of me, and I just froze. I didn’t know what to do; I was in shock. I couldn’t believe what was happening. Once I snapped to, I ran as fast as I could toward base. My brain kept telling me, there’s no way this could have happened. report with the Korean National Police. I thought it would end there, but that was only the beginning. The SARC informed me this would be a long procedure and recommended I use the Air Force’s new Special Victims Council Program to help me through the process; I agreed. A few weeks later, my first sergeant called to tell me that, according to Korean law, anytime a person files a sexual assault, both parties must present their account of the actions in front of a judge. “You will have to face him if you want to keep going with this,” he said. I echoed softly, “Face him?” This was the last thing I wanted.

He got quiet and then told me, “Hey, I don’t agree with this system. You should never have to see him again. I will support whatever decision you make, but just know our OSI translator says most women end up retracting their statements because they’re afraid of facing their assailant.” After hearing that, I knew I had to do what was right. Soon, an Air Force captain from the SVC contacted me. As a lawyer, he would help me through any legal issues and be available for support. Finally, the day arrived when I would have to face the man who assaulted me. At the Korean National Police Station, we would argue the truth over that day’s events. My first sergeant and commander drove in from Seoul to accompany me. My commander asked me how I was doing and if I was ready. But I will never forget what he told me next, “I have to tell you that I really admire what you’re doing. It takes a lot of guts, so let’s go out and (seek justice for what has happened to you).” At the police station, an officer escorted us into a room. The door opened and I saw my assailant. Next to him was an empty chair where the officer signaled me to sit. Shaking, I managed to take my seat at which time my assailant started yelling. There was no need for translation; my interpreter told me he was accusing me of lying and trying to ruin his marriage. I left the room to try and compose myself. I took a deep breath and looked in the mirror. I had been so stressed for the past two months and it reflected in my physical appearance. My skin had broken out from my face all the way down to my chest. But I knew in my heart what happened that day; I wasn’t a liar. I closed my eyes and prayed to God for strength. I made my way back into the room. See SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVOR on Page 9


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NEWS

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SOCEUR pays tribute to brother-in-arms Special Operations Command Europe Public Affairs

Special Operations Command Europe, joined by members of the local special operations community, Stuttgart military community, Hungarian special operations representatives, and the German army, gathered to remember and pay tribute to Sgt. 1st Class James M. Ginas III during a memorial ceremony at Patch Barracks April 27. Ginas, 30, who passed away April 18, was a highly decorated Special Forces Soldier remembered for his infectious smile, positive attitude and warrior spirit. “Sadly, SOCEUR will not be the same without him,” said Air Force Maj. Gen. Gregory J. Lengyel, SOCEUR commander. “Jim was the nicest guy you’d ever want to meet, but he was also a complete badass. If I were casting an actor to play an SF Soldier, Jim Ginas is the guy I would choose.” Ginas, well respected around the world, will be remembered for breaking down barriers between people and being a friend to everyone he met. “Sgt. 1st Class James Ginas was an ideal friend, a trusting brother, a loving son, a devoted father and a consummate warrior. His character was inspiring and his personality was magnetic,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Jeremiah S. Boenisch, SOCEUR director of communications. “Wherever he went there was sure to be smiling, jokes and laughter. He never shied from the tough tasks, but instead went headlong after them with dogged determination to get it done right. Tragically, his time

ultimately decided to enlist in the U.S. Army in April 2003 as a signal intelligence analyst. He completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., and advanced individual training at Good Fellow Air Force Base, Texas, before being assigned as a signal intelligence analyst with B Company, 3rd Military Intelligence Battalion, at Camp Humphries, South Korea. After his tour in Korea, Ginas moved to Fort Campbell, Ky., where he served as a Special Operations Team Bravo signal intelligence analyst for 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group. He completed two deployments to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom before attending the Special Forces Assessment and Selection. Upon being selected for Special Forces training in June 2008, Ginas moved to Fort Bragg, N.C., to complete the Special Forces qualification course. In May 2010, Ginas graduated SF training as a communication sergeant and was selected as the Special Forces qualification course honor graduate. He was then assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group in Stuttgart. While at 1-10 SFG, Ginas completed two combat tours to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Sgt. 1st Class James Ginas, who died April 18, was a highly decorated Special Forces Freedom as part of Task Force-10 in Soldier known for his infectious smile, positive attitude and warrior spirit. — Photo by Surobi, Kunar and Jalabad. Adam Sanders, Training Support Center Stuttgart. Since August 2013, Ginas served on this earth was short, but his impact Long Island, N.Y. The oldest of three as the contingency communications is permanent. It is with heavy heart children, he graduated from Westlake planner at SOCEUR and deployed to we say goodbye, but we thank Jim for High School in Waldorf, Md. in June the Ukraine in support of contingency the memories and making the lives of 2003. efforts. those around him better.” Awarded an Army Reserve Officer Ginas is survived by his wife, daughGinas was born April 12, 1985, in Training Corps scholarship, Ginas ter, mother, father, sister and brother.

News & Notes Pentagon Channel goes off news and events, officials said. The efficient way to reach the military’s WTUs to decrease by 10 news service will provide military geographically dispersed audiences. With a decline in combat casuthe air The Department of Defense news broadcast channel, also known as the Pentagon Channel, discontinued service as an independent broadcast channel April 17. DOD News will continue producing and airing current military news and information for distribution on the American Forces Network and through the Internet at Defense.gov, both live and on demand. The transition to these delivery methods will provide more opportunities for the military community stationed around the world and at sea to keep up with Defense Department

members and their families the opportunity to watch live events on AFN or as a video stream on Defense.gov 24/7. Defense.gov will archive the programs to allow for on-demand viewing. The channel operated as a separate broadcast channel for more than 10 years. AFN overseas and many commercial cable companies in the United States have used the service. As technology improved and audience-viewing habits changed, officials explained, Internet-based distribution became a more economical and

GPC program decentralized The 409th Contracting Support Brigade has recently decentralized its Government Purchase Card program from the Kaiserslautern-based Theater Contracting Center to regional contracting offices at Bavaria, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden. The GPC decentralization, effective last month, will provide local support to the GPC program participants. In Stuttgart, the primary point of contact is Ileana Modan at 421-4097. The alternate is Lt. Col. Todd Cundy at 421-2480.

alties, the number of Army Warrior Transition Units will decrease from 25 to 15 by Aug. 1, 2016, according to WTU officials. After the deactivation of 10 WTUs, the remaining 15 WTUs will be located at each of the Army’s divisions and corps. One will also serve Fort Benning, Ga., which has a large demobilization center. Another will be attached to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Md., and one to Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas. There will also be a WTU in Hawaii and Germany.


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FEATURE

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Stuttgart volunteers worth ‘millions’ Story & photo By S.J. Grady USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Stuttgart military community volunteers contributed 80,416 hours of service last year, worth exactly $1,813,380.80. This amount is based on volunteer hours recorded in the Volunteer Management Information System using $22.55 as the average value of a volunteer hour. While the estimate helps to quantify the impact of those who make a difference by selflessly dedicating their time, talents and energy, most will agree their value is immeasurable. After all, volunteers can be found in every quality of life program in the Stuttgart military community: coaching youth sports, supporting chapel programs, assisting in the schools and in Scouting programs, organizing the service birthday balls. “Stuttgart volunteering touches all areas of our community, thanks to the efforts of the many organizations that are active in our community … ,” said Col. Glenn K. Dickenson, the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart commander, during the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held April 17 at the Swabian Special Events Center. The ceremony honored all 635 registered volunteers and those who made significant contributions over the past year. About 40 percent of the volunteers, 274 to be precise, received certificates of appreciation for giving at least 50 hours of volunteer time in 2014. Dickenson and Heidi Malarchik, the USAG Stuttgart deputy to the commander, recognized those who donated more than 1,000 volunteer

Volunteers and ACS staffers gather to take an impromptu photo with Col. Glenn Dickenson, the USAG Stuttgart commander, and Gen. David Rodriguez, the AFRICOM commander, following the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held April 17 in the Swabian Special Events Center.

hours each during the course of the volunteer year. Shannon Charlton, Roswitha Cook, Jacquelyn Crawford, Thomas Fray, Gudrun Kaper, Priscilla Maxwell, Cynthia Owens, Sherry Snider, Mary Stewart, Brenda Gonzales-Sullivan and Susan Tipton all received the Commander’s Volunteer of Excellence award. Earlier in the year volunteer organizations and units nominated their “most valuable players” for Volunteers of the Year awards. Abigail Argo, Patch High School ROTC, was the sole nominee in the Youth category. Civilian nominees were Kelly Just, Child, Youth and School Services Youth Sports; Lauren Jelle, Stuttgart Community

Spouses Club; and Alexis Kelley, USAG Stuttgart Army Substance Abuse Program. James Joyce, USAG Stuttgart Retiree Support Center, and Edwin Jusino-Vega, USAG Stuttgart Central Processing Center; were the Military Retiree nominees. Nan Singh (who recently retired from the Army), Arts and Crafts Center, Kelley Barracks, was the sole Military nominee. The Spouse category nominees were Gretchen Cooper, Stuttgart Community Spouses Club; Cindy Kim, Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society; Mary Stewart, U.S. Africa Command Family Readiness Group; and Susan Tipton, American Red Cross Stuttgart. According to Lt. Col. James

Lockridge, an engineer with Special Operations Command Africa, and emcee for the ceremony, the nominations were rated by a panel of judges who considered the volunteers’ scope of responsibility, their impact on the organization or community, their accomplishments and demonstration of character. The 2014 Volunteers of the Year were: Abagail Argo, Youth; Susan Tipton, Spouse; Kelly Just, Civilian; Nan Singh, Military; and James Joyce, Military Retiree. In addition to the award, each of the Volunteers of the Year received a $50 Exchange gift card. A reception followed the ceremony and included food and live music.

On the Blotter March 21 A Military Policeman found a needle and syringe on Robinson Barracks. March 22 • A family member was observed at the Exchange placing mascara in her bag and then proceeding past the point of purchase without paying. German Polizei took her into custody. In accordance with U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart policy, her full privilege identification card was confiscated and her sponsor was advised of the suspension of privileges. • During the evening a service member and his wife became engaged in a domestic dispute in Family Housing that

turned physical and resulted in minor injuries to both parties. Military Police were dispatched to the scene and took both individuals into custody. March 27 A family member was observed in the Exchange placing tweezers, lipstick and body jewelry into a bag in her purse and then proceeding past the point of purchase without rendering payment. The incident is under investigation. April 12 In the early morning hours Military Police reported to the German Polizei station to pick up two service members. The service members were being held on suspicion of assault and resisting

apprehension. Alcohol may have played a factor in this incident. April 15 A family member reported that her dog was attacked by the dog of an unknown individual. Her dog suffered bite marks to the neck, rib cage and hip. April 16 A service member reported a dent to the hood of his vehicle while it was parked on Panzer Kaserne. April 17 The Stuttgart Golf Course reported that overnight two golf carts were damaged and that various parts of the golf course lawn were torn up. There are currently no known suspects.

April 18 A service member was observed removing property from the Exchange. Military Police notified the service member’s commanding officer and released her to the unit. On the Blotter is compiled by the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Directorate of Emergency Services and the Stuttgart Law Center. Entries may not be completely accurate and are not adjudications of guilt or innocence of any person. If you have information regarding any of the crimes above, please call the USAG Stuttgart Military Police Desk at 4305262/civ. 0711-680-5262.


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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Firemen from the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Fire Department participate in a joint training session with firefighters from the Stuttgart Airport fire department at the Stuttgart Army Airfield April 22. During the training, the firefighters practiced rescue and fire suppression techniques. — Photo by Martin Greeson, Training Support Center Stuttgart.

Plan ahead for German and U.S. holidayS In Germany, May 1 is May Day, or Labor Day. May 14 is Ascension Day and May 25 is Whit Monday, Pentecost. May 25 also is Memorial Day in the U.S. Stores, businesses, post offices and banks on the local economy will be closed May 1, 14 and 25. Typically, restaurants, museums, beer gardens and ice cream shops will be open on federal holidays. All Community Banks in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart will be closed on these days. In addition, several garrison offices staffed primarily with local national employees – Housing, Drivers Testing and Training Station, Privately Owned Vehicle Inspection Station, Customer Service Team Stuttgart, Installation Property Book, SATO and Central Issue Facility – will be closed on May 1, 14 and 25 for the holidays, and also May 15 because of a local national shop

agreement. The Vehicle Processing Center will be closed on May 1, 14 and 25. The Personal Property Processing Office will service customers by appointment only on May 1, 14 and 15. The PPPO will be closed May 25. Vehicle Registration will be closed May 14 and May 25. On May 25, most organizations and facilities in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart will be closed. Shuttle bus services will be run on the weekend schedule May 25. The 1/10 Special Forces Group Dining Facility will be closed May 22-25. Be sure to call ahead before visiting a facility.

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EvEry smilE counts The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Exceptional Family Member Program will partner with the Stuttgart Dental Clinic to provide dental screenings for EFMPaffiliated families May 6 from 3-5 p.m. at Army Community Service, Building 2915, Panzer Kaserne.

sign uP for EfmP soccEr clinic The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Exceptional Family Member Program will host a free soccer clinic for EFMP children ages 5 and up June 18 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Husky Field, Patch Barracks. The clinic will be held in partnership with USAG Stuttgart Sports and Fitness. Registration is required to participate. To register, call Army Community Service at 4313362/civ. 07031-15-3362, or send an email to stuttgartacs01@gmail.com.

HEaltH Plan rEP to visit Federal employees who need information or have questions about the Blue Cross Blue Shield’s federal employee program may speak to a representative who will be at the Exchange lobby on Panzer Kaserne May 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Buy and sEll at flEa markEts Are you PCSing and need to lighten the load? Sell your things at an upcoming community flea market. Flea markets are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 and Aug. 22 in front of the Panzer Exchange. Service fees for table/spaces are $10 and due in advance at any fitness center. For more information, call 430-2110/civ. 0711-680-2110.

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Pcsing soon? For those who plan to relocate to a new duty station this year, the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Central Processing Facility will host permanent change of station/ preseparation briefings May 20, June 17, July 15 and Aug. 19. The briefings will be held at 1 p.m. in Building 2913 on Panzer Kaserne. Service members and civilians departing should register to attend a briefing as soon as they know they are PCSing. Seats are limited and advance registration is required. Information will be provided from agencies such as transportation, customs, health and dental clinic, Tricare, vehicle registration, housing and Army Community Service. Army personnel will also receive a briefing on finance issues. All separating Army personnel must attend this briefing to receive preseparation

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Connoisseurs rejoice: asparagus season in full swing By Teri Weiss Special to The Citizen

For many Germans “Spargel,” or white asparagus, literally epitomizes springtime. The harvesting and eating season, or “Spargelzeit,” begins early to mid-April and typically ends June 24, the feast day of St. John. This adheres to the old farmers’ almanac rule: “Kirschen rot, Spargel tot.” “When cherries are red, asparagus is dead.” There is some truth to this; asparagus plants must “rest” to gather strength for next year’s growth. During Spargelzeit, and for the rest of the year, Germans consume more than 70,000 tons of the elegant, pale vegetable, according to the German Agricultural Marketing Board. Cultivated by ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, asparagus has long been cherished for its delicate flavour and as one of the first vegetables of spring. Germany’s white asparagus is grown entirely submerged in earth in fields of long, plastic foil-covered rows of kneehigh sandy soil mounds that protect the slender stalks from sunlight and prevents them from photosynthesizing and turning green. The lack of exposure produces the vegetable’s subtle flavour, less robust than that of green asparagus. Asparagus is harvested just before the tips break the earth’s surface with a special knife that cuts through the soil. Remarkably rich in nutrients, but low in calories, asparagus is a very healthy food. It packs a nutritional punch since it consists of 93 percent water, 2 percent protein, 4 percent carbohydrates, and only 0.2 percent fats. About 150 calories per kilo, asparagus contains potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus and nitrogen as well as Vitamins A, E and K. Baden-Württemberg is one of Germany’s major asparagus-growing regions and has its own scenic “Asparagus Route” that runs 136 kilometers from the asparagus-producing town of Schwetzingen via Reilingen, Karlsruhe and Rastatt to Scherzheim. In fact, the city of Schwetzingen claims to be the “Asparagus Capital of the World,” and proudly holds an annual Spargelfest, or asparagus festival, as do many other towns in “Spargelland.” Historical documents indicate that the roots of German asparagus are to be found in the area around Stuttgart, where it has been grown since 1500. Until the 19th century it was planted exclusively for the ducal and the royal Baden and Württemberg courts, earning Spargel the nickname

Germany’s white asparagus is grown entirely covered in soil that protects the slender stalks from sunlight and prevents them from turning green. Asparagus is harvested using a special knife. Typically, the spears are cut off slightly below the earth’s surface to avoid damaging underground roots. In Germany, the asparagus season begins early to mid-April and ends June 24. — Photos by Shutterstock.com.

“Königsgemüse,” or royal vegetable. It has also been called “Elfenbein zum Essen,” edible ivory, or “Weisses Gold,” meaning white gold. Typically, German asparagus is served with melted butter and new potatoes accompanied by hollandaise sauce, ham, salmon or shrimp, or with eggs. A fine local side dish is the Swabian crepe called “Kratzete,” a “scrambled” thin pancake. This spring, wherever you are, whether at home, in a "Gasthaus" or restaurant, indulge in this regional German delicacy while the season is “on.”

asparagus has a tough, somewhat bitter peel that must be removed before cooking: Trim the lower 1/2 inch from the ends and peel each spear downward from the crown, then cook preferably standing in simmering water or vegetable broth (water, salt, sugar, lemon juice and butter). By the way, the peelings and several whole stalks simmered for a while and served with whole cream make for a tasty asparagus soup.

Where to dine

Preparation Methods of asparagus preparation can also range from simple to extravagant. Asparagus aficionados believe that asparagus should be cooked “the quicker the better.” There is nothing quite like a fresh bunch of plump, straight stalks with crown buds tightly closed, right out of field, garden or market stall and into boiling water. Cooked “al dente” between 10 to 15 minutes, seasoned with salt and fresh cracked black pepper, and coated lightly with melted butter. Unlike green asparagus, white

Between April and June, nearly every restaurant in and around BadenWürttemberg and beyond offers white asparagus on the menu. Don’t be surprised by the price. An asparagus meal is not cheap; when they say “white gold,” they mean it. Here are some local favorites: Spargelbesen Fellbach Höhe 1, 70736 Fellbach, between the “Schmidener Feld,” or field, and Fellbach. Open until June 21 daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, call civ. 0711-534128, or visit www.fruechtle.com. Neuer Ochsen Stuttgart-Vaihingen Schwabengalerie, Schwabenplatz

3, 70563 Stuttgart-Vaihingen. Spargel is served until June 30. The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and German holidays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.neuerochsen.de. Hotel Restaurant Ochsen Stuttgart-Wangen Ulmer Strasse 323, 70327 StuttgartWangen. Spargel is served until June 15. The restaurant is open Monday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and from 5:30-10:30 p.m. On Sunday and German holidays, the restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and from 5:30-10:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.ochsen-online.de. Das Stuttgarter Stäffele Buschlestrasse 2a/b, 70178 Stuttgart. Spargel is served until May 21. The restaurant is open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6-11:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. On German holidays, the restaurant is open from 6-11:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.staeffele.de. Keep in mind that reservations are required for all Spargel meals at the above establishments.. Want to learn more about asparagus? Then visit the European “Spargelmuseum,” or asparagus museum, in Schrobenhausen, Bavaria. For more, visit www. museen-schrobenhausen.byseum.de.


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Fair lets youth explore career opportunities By S.J. Grady & Megan Brown USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Students were introduced to many of the opportunities available to them in the world of work during a Child, Youth and School Services-sponsored Youth Career Fair April 17 at the Patch Youth Center. The annual event allows students to meet with professionals in a variety of career fields — from the military to medicine to the arts. Last year the fair was held in the Patch High School gym for PHS students. This year, however, organizer Stephen Kimbro, the workforce preparation specialist for CYS Services, said he elected to expand the audience to include middle schoolers and wanted something visual to engage the younger students. The result was a different kind of career fair, one that spilled out into the parking lot surrounding the youth center and acquainted students to some of the more interesting aspects of the professionals’ daily jobs. While the 100th Military Working Dog Detachment showcased working dogs’ skills, the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Fire Department allowed students to practice putting out a fire with a fire extinguisher. SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVOR

I looked around at all the people who came out to support me: my commander, first sergeant, station manager and OSI translator. I remained as calm as I could and answered the questions, despite my offender being a few inches away and constantly yelling at me and the interpreter. This was, by far, the hardest thing I’ve had to face in my life. After weeks, the judge decided to take my case to court. I would have to testify again, except this time no one was allowed in the courtroom with me. In the courtroom I sat in a chair that was placed in the middle of the room. No one sat in the pews and there was no jury — just a judge, an interpreter and a transcriber. They all stared as the prosecutor approached me. I was the victim, yet somehow, the room, the glares, the questions, all made me feel as if I was the offender.

During the career fair, a Sailor with Naval Special Warfare Unit 2 gives a student some guidance on the use of the .50-caliber machine gun mounted on a rigid inflatable boat. — Photo by Megan Brown, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office.

Meanwhile, an employee from the MWR Automotive Skills Center demonstrated how to use an automotive scanner to test and diagnose car engines. The highlight of the fair, however, seemed to be the Naval Special Warfare Unit 2’s display. The unit brought a RIB, or rigid inflatable boat — a high speed, high buoyancy, extreme weather craft — armed with a .50-caliber machine gun and a Mark 19 semi-automatic grenade launcher.

Inside the youth center, representatives from various organizations manned displays and information tables designed to give students a feel for what a job might be like. At the U.S. Army Stuttgart Health Clinic table, students were able to perfect their suturing techniques on pigs’ legs. The optometry clinic display in-

cluded a realistic model of the human eye and an array of handheld instruments used for examining eyes. Technicians also conducted depth perception and color blindness tests on the students. Other booths included the Stuttgart Dental Clinic, Exchange, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USAG Stuttgart Army Substance Abuse Program and USAG Stuttgart Provost Marshal Office. In all, 21 organizations participated in the event, one of many held this month as part of the USAG Stuttgart’s Month of the Military Child celebration. Kaylen Rousseau, a PHS senior who said that while he is interested in joining the U.S. Coast Guard after graduation, he still “enjoyed finding out about different career fields.” “One aspect of the CYS Services Workforce Preparation Program is to introduce youth to as many career paths as possible and to have them begin to think about their futures,” said Stephen Kimbro. “The Stuttgart community has been integral in accomplishing this task by coming out to share, show and engage with the youth in our community. Their support is greatly appreciated.”

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It was a huge relief when a month later, I learned that my assailant was found guilty. But I also learned I wasn’t alone; many others on base came forth and said they, too, had experienced harassment from this man. The Air Force put his shop off-limits, helping to ensure others wouldn’t fall victim to the same crimes. Throughout the fourmonth ordeal, my Air Force and Army family stood by my side. Everyone in my chain of command, my fellow Airmen and Soldiers all the way up to the Pentagon, showed sincere and personal support. Today, with the love and support of my family and friends, my wound is slowly healing. I hope that, in sharing my story, people may find comfort in knowing that no matter where you’re serving, despite being away from everything you know, you are not alone.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month Forgetting about the sun, even in Germany, may burn you in the end

Frequently Asked Questions SPF 100 sunscreen must be better than SPF 30, right? Not necessarily. The actual protection from the sun maxes out at about SPF 45. There are incremental increases in protection, but for all practical purposes, sunscreen above SPF 45 is all the same. What’s more important is applying it correctly according to the directions on the label. According to the National Cancer Institute, people very commonly don’t apply enough sunscreen. Are tanning beds safer than lying out in the sun? No. Tanning beds use the same UV rays as the sun to achieve their effect so you are still exposing yourself to excessive UV light. Visitors enjoy a sunny day at the Esslinger Burg. Protecting yourself while out and about is important in Germany, where a reduced amount of sunshine can lull people into a false sense of security when it comes to UV exposure. – Photo by Shutterstock.com. USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

In Germany, with roughly the same number of sunny days per year as legendarily dreary Seattle, it may be easy to forget about the risk of skin cancer and other ailments associated with overexposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. But according to the National Cancer Institute, even indirect sunlight, over time, can increase the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. UV radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer, but it can also come from tanning booths or sunlamps. More than 3.5 million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed annually. The good news is that skin cancer can almost always be cured when it’s found and treated early. Early detection of melanoma, the most dangerous kind of skin cancer, can save your life. Make sure you check your skin once a month for changes. A new or changing mole should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Even better than early detection, however, is taking steps to reduce your

exposure to harmful UV rays in the first place. Even on completely cloudy days, 40 percent of the sun’s UV rays pass through cloud cover. This means you could be exposing yourself to UV rays and the long-term risks they create, even if you don’t feel any sunburn at all. Take simple steps today to protect your skin.

Do not burn Sunburns significantly increase one’s lifetime risk of developing skin cancer, especially for children.

Avoid sun tanning and tanning beds UV radiation from tanning beds and the sun causes skin cancer and wrinkling. Avoid tanning beds, and minimize exposure to the sun whenever possible. Stay out of the sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Generously apply sunscreen Use sunscreen with Sun Protection Factor 15 or higher. Put on sunscreen every two hours and after you swim or sweat. Generously apply about one ounce of sunscreen to cover all exposed

skin 15 minutes before going outside. Sunscreen should have a SPF of at least 30 and provide broad-spectrum protection from both ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. Reapply every two hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating.

Wear protective clothing Wear protective clothing, such as a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a widebrimmed hat and sunglasses, when possible.

Seek shade Seek shade when possible, and remember that the sun’s UV rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Use extra caution near water, snow and sand Water, snow and sand reflect the damaging rays of the sun, which can increase your chance of sunburn.

Get Vitamin D safely Get Vitamin D safely through a diet that includes vitamin supplements and foods fortified with Vitamin D. Don’t seek the sun.

Why should I bother with self examinations? Detecting skin cancer early through self-examination is the best way to decrease the chance of the cancer spreading or becoming more dangerous. Skin cancer is curable in almost all cases if detected early, according to the National Cancer Institute. It’s not that sunny here in Germany — do I really need sunscreen if it’s cloudy? Yes. Studies indicate that clouds diffuse visible light at a much higher rate than they do UV radiation, which means that even on days when it is cloudy and does not seem bright to the eyes, the skin is being exposed to damaging UV rays. Even on a completely cloudy day, 40 percent of UV rays pass through the cloud cover, according to the National Institute of Cancer. This can create serious risk because people may be exposed to those UV rays for longer periods since they don’t detect any sunburn. As far as UV exposure, spending the whole day outside on a cloudy day is comparable to lying in the sun for several hours.


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LEISURE

What’s happening in FMWR EntEr your work in Arts ArE you kArAokE royAlty? Compete for the title of Karaoke King And crAfts contEst The 2015 U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Arts and Crafts contest is open for entries through May 16. Guidelines and entry forms are available at the Patch or Kelley Arts and Crafts centers. Entries will be on display in the Swabian Special Events Center May 27. Local winners are eligible to compete in the All-Army level competition. For more information, call 4305270/civ. 0711-680-5270.

PlAy in stAblEford Golf tournAmEnt Play golf at the Stuttgart Golf Course in Kornwestheim on Saturdays or Sundays throughout May, collect the most points and win the course’s Stableford Tournament. The more you play, the better your chances of winning. The player with the most cumulative points will also win a bonus prize. Winners will be announced May 30 for Saturday golf rounds and May 31 for Sunday golf rounds. For more information, call civ. 07141-879-151.

or Queen May 7, 14 and 29 from 8-11 p.m. at the Irish Pub in the Galaxy Bowling and Entertainment Center, Panzer Kaserne. Finalists on May 7 will receive $25 gift cards and advance to the semifinal round May 14. Finalists on May 14 will receive $50 gift cards and advance to the final round May 29. The top three winners on May 29 will receive gift cards worth $250 for first place, $175 for second place and $100 for third place. For more information, call 431-2575/ civ. 07031-15-2575.

lEArn to mAkE your own sPA trEAtmEnts Better Opportunities for Single Service Members will host this class May 16 from 4-6 p.m. You will get skin improvement tips and beauty advice, and learn how to make homemade spa treatments. Register by May 9. For more information, call 4307135/civ. 0711-680-7135. For more Family and MWR events, visit www.stuttgart.armymwr.com.

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Coming to PatCh theater April 30 — Get Hard (PG-13) 6 p.m. May 1 — The Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3D (PG-13) 5 p.m. The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 9 p.m. May 2 — The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 2 p.m. The Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3D (PG-13) 6 p.m. Furious 7 (PG-13) 9 p.m. May 3 — The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 4 p.m. Furious 7 (PG-13) 7 p.m. May 4 — Closed May 5 — Closed May 6 — The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 6 p.m. May 7 — The Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3D (PG-13) 6 p.m. May 8 — Hot Pursuit (PG-13) 6 p.m. The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 8 p.m. May 9 — Hot Pursuit (PG-13) 3 p.m. The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 6 p.m. Furious 7 (PG-13) 9 p.m. May 10 — Home in 3D (PG) 4 p.m. Hot Pursuit (PG-13) 6 p.m. May 11 — Closed May 12 — Closed May 13 — Hot Pursuit (PG-13) 6 p.m.

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Thirty-four gravestones mark the site of a mass grave of Holocaust victims discovered at Stuttgart Army Airfield in 2005. BACKGROUND PHOTO: A holocaust memorial sits just outside the main entrance of Stuttgart Army Airfield. On its plain white walls are a plaque and the words “Wege der Errinerung,” or paths of remembrance.

Rabbi Netanel Wurmser, State Rabbi of the Israelite Religious Community Württemberg, says a prayer during a memorial ceremony at the Jewish gravesite on Stuttgart Army Airfield April 16.

A Hebrew inscription that is an abbreviation of a verse from the Bible, the first book of Samuel, 25:29, “May his soul be bound up in the bond of eternal life,” adorns most Jewish headstones or grave monuments, along with the Star of David, one of the most recognizable symbols of the Jewish faith.


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Holocaust victims remembered at SAAF 70 years later Story & photos by Greg Jones USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Known at one time as Hangar 13, a simple, aluminum-sided building sits near the entrance of what is now Stuttgart Army Airfield. To most passers-by it could be any hangar on any airfield. To those who know its history, this hangar, a nearby gravesite and a memorial just outside the airfield gate serve as solemn and stark reminders of a darker time 70 years in Germany’s past. In late 1944 and early 1945, the Allies were tightening the noose on the Nazi regime. Across Germany desperate Nazi troops were taking extreme measures to keep Hitler’s brutal war machine running. Among these was working concentration camp prisoners quite literally to death. At the unassuming Hangar 13, 600 prisoners were housed from late 1944 to early 1945, and at least 119 of them died during that time, though some reports claim many more died. The prisoners were brought to the airfield to help repair damages to the runway and other facilities from Allied bombing. In the aftermath of World War II, it was difficult for the Allies to find solid information about the disposition of those who died in concentration camps and similar facilities. At the Stuttgart airfield site, it is known that 19 dead were cremated, and a mass grave of 66 was discovered in 1945. Most recently in 2005 another mass grave, this one with 34 bodies, was discovered by workers excavating for a construction project. Investigations were conducted and the area on the airfield where the bodies were discovered was converted to

a gravesite in Jewish tradition, and the bodies of the Holocaust victims were reburied there. Now, 10 years after that grisly discovery and seven decades after World War II, it is as important as ever to remember what happened at this site and others throughout Germany, according to Rabbi Shneur Trebnik of the Israelite Religious Community of Württemberg, who attended a commemoration ceremony April 16 at the gravesite. The ceremony was marked by a prayer offered by Rabbi Netanel Wurmser, State Rabbi of the Israelite Religious Community Württemberg, and a prayer song by a traditional Jewish cantor. After the prayers and a short moment of silence, those gathered placed simple white stones upon the graves, in accordance with Jewish tradition. “We place the white stones on the graves to remember those who died,” Trebnik said. “It’s very similar to the practice of placing flowers on a grave, but in the Jewish faith we believe a gravesite should be a somber place. It should not feel comfortable here. It should be somber and remind us of the history here.” After the stones were placed, many of those gathered took a few minutes to visit the Holocaust memorial that was erected in 2010. The memorial consists of two paths, and the inscription “Wege der Erinnerung” or paths to remembrance, adorns one of two white walls. These white walls sit along one of two intersecting paths that point towards the site of the mass grave and the hangar. A sound system built into the memorial continuously plays the names of the 600 prisoners who were kept at the site between 1944 and 1945.

In Jewish tradition, simple white stones are used instead of flowers to ornament gravesites.

Rabbi Netanel Wurmser, State Rabbi of the Israelite Religious Community Württemberg, places white stones on gravestones during a memorial ceremony at Stuttgart Army Airfield April 16.


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Take a look at what’s going on in Stuttgart’s schools.

Kindy 500 The four kindergarten classes at Patch Elementary School celebrated their annual Kindy 500 on Friday, 24th April. Each student, with the help of their parents, created a vehicle that they could drive while visiting seven major American sites. The Patch High School Drama Class provided the props and actors for the sites. After obtaining their driver's licenses, the students visited and heard about the following sites: The Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, The White House, Betsy Ross, Lewis and Clark, the bald eagle and the Liberty Bell. The afternoon was a visit to the “Drive-in” to see the movie “Cars,” while eating popcorn, of course. Photos by Amy Rush


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Have fun with the locals Baseball

Sat, May 9 Stuttgart, Turnverein Cannstatt

On May 9, the Stuttgart Reds will be facing the Mannheim Tornados. Baseball fans grab your tickets soon. The game starts at 1 p.m. Ticket price is €6. For more information, see www.stuttgart-reds.de

EVENTS Haller Frühling Fri, May 1 – Sun, May 3 Schwäbisch Hall, city center Lots of entertainment and culinary highlights await you at the Haller Frühling from May 1 to 3. On Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m. all shops will be open for you as well. A little train will be shuttling around the area. Also, the beer village will provide an interesting program including live music. For further details, go to www.schwaebischhall.de Flower market Sat, May 2 Mosbach, city center The town of Mosbach is hosting a flower market on May 2 where you can purchase flowers for every occasion. You can enjoy music, great food and entertainment for the whole family. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For further information, go to www.mosbach-aktiv.de Sunday shopping Sun, May 3 Metzingen, Outletcity On May 3, the Outletcity will open its doors for all shoppers from 1 to 6 p.m. Find all the great deals throughout the Outletcity. There will be a kids camp for children ages 3 to 12 on the 4th floor. For more info, visit www.outletcity.com May bug festival Sun, May 3 Fellbach, city center For the 21st time Fellbach celebrates the

Maikäfer festival in the city center starting at the city hall at 12.30 p.m. Local retailers and associations will present services and products for the whole family. A variety of activities will be provided, such as workshops, face painting, fashion and cooking shows, and much more. During the event the roads in the city center will be closed for cars, so you can enjoy the festival to the fullest. For more information in German, see www.stadtmarketing-fellbach.de Festival of Animated Film Tue, May 5 Stuttgart, Garten am Schlossplatz The 22nd Festival of Animated Film will take place at the Schlossplatz in Stuttgart from May 5 to May 10. Visitors can watch nearly 1,000 movies at different cinemas and the open-air location at the Schlossplatz in the city center of Stuttgart. The intention of the festival is to promote young talents. A special family program with animated films and activities for children will start at 2 p.m. Day tickets cost €20, but you can also get single tickets. For more information, see www.itfs.de Spring fest Fri, May 8 – Mon, May 11 Mosbach, city center Spring is here! Just in time for the 42nd spring fest in Mosbach. The festival takes place from May 8 to May 11. On Sunday, May 10, shops will also be open. Enjoy four days of fun for the whole family. Musical entertainment as well as a fun fair await you. For more information, go to www.mosbach-aktiv.de

South German cheese market Sat, May 9 – Sun, May 10 Schwäbisch Hall, Wackershofen Museum If you are a cheese lover then you will not want to miss out on this event on May 9 and May 10 at the Wackershofen Museum in Schwäbisch Hall. The event is called “Süddeutscher Käsemarkt.” Did you know that there are approximately 600 different kinds of cheese in Germany? A variety of cheese will be displayed and you will also be able to try different kinds of mustard, whiskey and chocolates. For more information, see www.wackershofen.de Kessler Classic Tour Thu, May 14 Esslingen, Kessler Sekt GmbH On May 14 experience a tour through the medieval vaulted cellars, get information about the production of sparkling wine and taste a variety of the house’s own brand. Tours take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. English tours are also available and are approximately 90 minutes. For more information in German, see www.kessler-sekt.de Beer festival Thu, May 14 – Sun, May 17 Pforzheim, Rathausplatz Have a special day at the “Bierbörse” (beer stock exchange) starting with the tapping of the barrels at 11 a.m. with a Bavarian veal sausage breakfast. The festival is a well known event and different cities all over Germany are providing a variety of beers and musical entertainment. For more information in German, see www.bierboerse.com

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CONCERTS Mike & The Mechanics Fri, May 22 Stuttgart, Theaterhaus Mike & The Mechanics are going on tour this year. So be sure to grab your ticket soon as last year’s tour sold out quickly. The concert will include their 80s top hits. The ticket price is €49.90. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.eventim.de Maroon 5 Wed, Jun 10 München, Olympiahalle Maroon 5 are going on their world tour this year. Don’t miss out on their show. Hit songs like “Animals” will be played as well as others from their album. The show starts at 8 p.m. Ticket prices start at €42. For more information, visit www.eventim.de SPORTS The Color Run Sun, May 31 Nürnberg, Dutzendteich The Color Run, which is also known as “the happiest 5k on the planet,” will take place May 31 in Nürnberg. This event is great fun for the whole family. Each participant will receive their starter kit, which includes a t-shirt, color powder, headband and a bib number. After every kilometer you will be covered with 100% natural color. The race starts at 12 p.m. but doors open at 9 a.m. Ticket prices are €28.99, kids (ages 8-13) €15.99. For more information and pics see www.thecolorrun.de

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$12,495-, US Spec, Automatic, Navigation, Sport Package, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy, Excellent, New Service, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@europeanmo tors.org, Web: www.europeanmo tors.org 2005 Infinity FX35 4X4 SUV, $15,495-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy, Excellent Condition, New Service, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@european motors.org, Web: www.european motors.org

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2009 Opel Astra w/73k miles, $5900, 5-speed manual, A/C, comes with summer and winter tires, seats 5, original owner, no accidents, very reliable car. 06383.928716 lifejourney801@ya hoo.com, 2010 VW Golf, Diesel, German specs, mostly driven on autobahn, touch screen navigation, park distance control, heated front seats, auto. rain sensor windshield wipers, dual climate zone, air con $ 13,000 Call Catherine 0172-6509187 2011 BMW 135i Coupe, $28,995, US Spec, Double Clutch, Leather, Sunroof, Power Seats, Alloy, Sport Package, Excellent Condition! Free Home Shipping! Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro peanmotors.org 2011 BMW 328i Sport Sedan, $22,995-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Sport Pack, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy, Excellent, New Service, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro peanmotors.org 2011 BMW 328i Sport Sedan, $24,495-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Cruise Control, Heated Seats, Alloy, Park, Excellent Condition, Free Home Shipping, Call: 0176 22730967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro peanmotors.org 2011 Nissan Altima "S" Sport Coupe, $14,995, US Spec, Automatic Transmission, Alcantara Sport Bucket Seats, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: in fo@europeanmotors.org, Web: www.europeanmotors.org 2013 Mini Cooper S Hardtop, $21,995-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Navigation System, Heated Seats, Alloy, Excellent Condition, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro peanmotors.org

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2013 Mini Countryman S All4, $26,495-, US Spec, Automatic, Leather, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels, All Wheel Drive, Heated Seats, Excellent Condition, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro peanmotors.org, Web: www.euro peanmotors.org

Merc Benz, C-180, White, Automatic, €2200, Car Has German New TUV, No Rust, In Mint Cond, my Ph is 0175-3213199 Call or Email ddundkk@hotmail.de

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Aeropostale long sleeve. Pink. On the front are pictures of peaces signs and the label name is SmackDown vs. Raw 2010, Wii shown. Size M. Barley worn. game, like new!, €12, ccopon Good condition. For pics see gracz@gmail.com **See pics on www.class-world.com. €9. jani class-world.com na.wuttke@gmx.de

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 class-world.com, €20, copon gracz@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com Super Mario Galaxy, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! €15, copongracz@gmail.com **See pics on class-world.com

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Beautiful hand-made purple/pink felt flower brooch, perfect gift, can be pinned on jackets, scarves, bags and more! €12, for pics see class-world.com jenniferwil T-Eumex 220PC, for fast and king@hotmail.com comfortable internet communication. Isdn $15, isabell_1_98@ya Bible study books etc, $20, isabell_1_98@yahoo.com hoo.com,

Black knitted pullover. Size XS but fits also for size M. €5. See www.class-world.com for pictures. Janina.Wuttke@gmx.de 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 gracz@gmail.com, 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 gracz@gmail.com, pics on classworld.com Collection of leather bound, signed by the author, 1st edition books, mint cond. Over 100 different books. Authors include: Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley, Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or 0151-270-19822 Dark green Roxy Jeans. Size 30. Find pictures at www.classworld.com. €10. janina.wuttke@ gmx.de Engleby from Sebastian Faulks! Great book., €2, pic on classworld.com, coemser@gmail.com Felt bag, gorgeous hand-made felt bag with blue design, medium size, €30, for pics see classworld.de jenniferwilking@hot mail.com For That Special Collector a Beautiful The United States Commemorative Presidential Collection, spvendor@gmail.com,


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Kettler Weight Bench and Dumbbell Stand with Free Weights, $70. FOR SALE Bench folds for storage. DumbAll ads and pics on class-world.com bells are pairs of 8, 10, 15, 20, 30, & 35 pounds. Items will only be Foxy lady, small felt shoulder bag sold as a set. 0176 7898 5719, with fox design. Discover your Rodenbach. wild side! All bags are completely environmentally friendly made Pumps, black, hardly worn, great with wool, soap and water only! condition, size 9M!, €5, pics on €25, for pics see class-world.com class-world.com, copongracz@ jenniferwilking@hotmail.com gmail.com, pics on classE

Handbag "Alexander": Brown, leather bag, hardly used, perfect condition! €8, pics on classworld.com, copongracz@ gmail.com Handbag "Esprit brand": Small bad, black leather, ideal if you only need to carry few things around with you like purse, cell phone etc., €5, pics on class-world.com, copongracz@gmail.com Handbag: Classy black leather bag. Hardly used, perfect condition!, pics on class-world.com, €15, copongracz@gmail.com

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Shamballa Bracelet - Purple/white, handmade, adjustable in size, fits almost every wrist. Beautiful accessory for any ocation, any world.com outfit. Treat yourself to something nice or bring a smile to your best Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy girl friends. €10, copongracz@ s..., Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy gmail.com shoes, brown leather, great to wear at work or for going out at Shipping Box "Skudo IATA", connight. Only slight signs of usage. firms the IATA standards/regulatiSize 9M, €5, pics on class- ons, Size 4 (L 68cm, B 48cm, H world.com, coemser@gmail.com 51cm) Brand NEW, still in box not even opened as I ordered 2, $50, Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, for more details go to http:// handmade, adjustable in size, fits www.petobel.de/nobby-transport almost every wrist. Beautiful ac- box-skudo s.vogl75@web.de cessory for any ocation, any outStriped hand-made felt shoulder fit. Treat yourself to something nibag, large, trend colors, perfect ce or bring a smile to your best gift, €30, for pics see classgirl friends. €12, copongracz@ world.com jenniferwilking@hot gmail.com mail.com

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Large Teak Desk With File Drawer, $50, 48" wide x 30" deep x FOR SALE 29" tall. Top has 2 cord cutouts; fiAll ads and pics on class-world.com le drawer fits either letter-size or legal-size hanging files. Some wear, scuffs and scratches. No key Various music CDs for sale, all for lock. Very heavy! 0176 7898 from the 2000er years. Single 5719 CDs from Nelly Furtado, Christina Aguilera etc. for €3, music samplers like Bravo Hits and The Dome Antique Bench, Antique bench €4. For a picture of the selection with cushion seat, storage space see www.class-world.com. Con- and wheels. See photo on KA tact janina.wuttke@gmx.de classifieds web page. Contact E

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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, eyates9761@aol.com Mantel Clock, Mantel clock from the 60 era. Key wind chines on the half and full hour. $70.00 spvendor@gmail.com

Queen Sleeper Sofa, $50, ca hilldd@yahoo.com, call Eric and Mia at 063759949674., 0035226361883 for details €600, eyates9761@aol.com

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it used to house a sewing machine below, back in its day. Now it's For Sale Items, Perfect Condition just easier transport drmjw18@ Brown Leather Executive Office gmail.com, Chair - Cost me $473, asking $235 drmjw18@gmail.com, Antique reproduction secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., €120, eyates9761@aol.com

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