The Citizen - August 6, 2015

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TRAVELING ABROAD Get informed to travel safely this summer. — PAGE 8

MERCEDES-BENZ MUSEUM Experience 125 years of automobile history. — PAGE 3

SAVE WATER Golf course saves water where it counts during hot summer days. — PAGE 4

CARE FAIR Easing the culture shock for newcomers with community resources. — PAGE 2

Thursday, August 6, 2015 Sustaining & Supporting the Stuttgart U.S. Military Community

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Noteworthy car trips you can make in a day or during a weekend getaway in Baden-Württemberg. — Pages 12-13

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The road to discovery: scenic drives





The FTC warns, it’s not them calling about the OPM breach. Tips for recognizing and preventing government imposter scams. — PAGE 8

Internship program accepting applications yearround offers students hands-on experience working in government. — PAGE 9

Answers about Germany’s Good Samaritan laws and regulations rendering assistance and aid as necessary. — PAGE 4

The DHA and FDA collaborate for the first time to support smoking education on the "Real Cost" of tobacco use. — PAGE 10


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Carola Meusel Writer

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CARE Fair eases culture shock USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Adjusting to an overseas assignment isn’t always easy. There is so much to learn: a new language, new customs, and if that weren’t enough, you’ve got to figure out how to negotiate daily life in a new military community. In U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, that means dealing with facilities spread across four installations. And woe to those who aren’t familiar with the Army. That’s where U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s 2015 Community Activities, Registration and Education, or CARE, Fair comes in. Newcomers to the Stuttgart military community can begin to overcome their “culture shock” and learn about the myriad of community resources that can help ease the transition during the CARE Fair on Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Exchange shopping center on Panzer Kaserne. Representatives from more than 50 installation directorates, service organizations and special interest groups will be on hand. In a single location, community members can sign up their children for Scouting programs, the Sitzmarkers Ski and Snowboard Club and the Piranhas swim team. Other groups, such as the Stuttgart Community Spouses Club, Mothers of Preschoolers, and Women, Infants and Children Overseas will also participate. “The annual CARE Fair is our community’s most comprehensive offering of everything and everyone in one location. It will help community members — especially newcomers — prepare their game plans for a successful and resilient European tour of duty. Newcomers will be overwhelmed with the vast opportunities and services presented at the CARE Fair,” said Dan Adams, the USAG Stuttgart Relocation Readiness Program manager. Visitors to the fair will be able to learn about employment, volunteer and educational opportunities, religious services, and leisure and recreation activities. Special emphasis is put on resiliency building programs for people of all ages. In addition, newcomers may discover some needed household items at the Family and MWR-hosted flea market that will be held during the same time period on the sidewalk outside of the Exchange.

CARE Fair 2014 was the place to be to find out about available resources and services in the USAG Stuttgart community. The 2015 CARE Fair will take place on August 22 at the Panzer Main Exchange. — Photo by Family and MWR.

2015 CARE Fair participants Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Mu Psi Omega Chapter Army Community Service AFRICOM Family Readiness Group EUCOM Family Readiness Group American Red Cross Association of the U.S. Army Stuttgart Army Health Clinic Tricare Army Wellness Center Americans Working Around the Globe Behavioral Health Better Opportunities for Single Service Members Black Forest Quilters Civilian Personnel Assistance Center Community Bank Dental Clinic University of Maryland University of Oklahoma Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Central Texas College Family and MWR VAT/UTAP Office German-American Women's Club Knights of Columbus Stuttgart Area Home Schoolers Patch Elementary School PTA Stuttgart Elementary School PTA Stuttgart High School PTSA Patch Middle School PTA RB Elementary/Middle School PTSA Patch Ski Club Piranhas Swim Team Mothers of Preschoolers

Protestant Women of the Chapel Catholic Women of the Chapel Scouting programs Sitzmarkers Ski and Snowboard Club Stuttgart Child Safety Seat Program/EDIS Stuttgart Community Spouses Club Stuttgart German American Wandering Club Stuttgart Military Community Eishockey Club U.S. Youth Soccer Stuttgart Stuttgart Youth Lacrosse Program Stuttgart Ski Patrol Thursday Morning Ladies League Bowling United Service Organizations USAG Stuttgart • Antiterrorism and Emergency Management • Army Substance Abuse Program • Environmental Office • Fire Department • Housing Office • Postal • Religious Support Office • Safety Office • SHARP • Soldier for Life Retiree Support Center • Voting Assistance U.S. Army Recruiting VFW Post 10810 DeCA commissaries Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Outserve Germany Chapter Service Credit Union Stuttgart German American Chorus

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‘Time travel’ through automobile history at Mercedes-Benz Museum Story & photos by Carola Meusel USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Stuttgart is well known for its automobile industry, especially Mercedes-Benz. People interested in taking a closer look at the “car with the star” from Janis Joplin’s 1970 hit can visit the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt. The museum boasts 125 years of automobile history, with 160 vehicles and 1,500 exhibits displayed throughout nine floors. According to a Mercedes-Benz Museum press release, the museum’s interior design follows the structure of a DNA double helix representing the Mercedes-Benz vision of continuously inventing new and advanced products. The helix also divides the exhibition into two tours: “Mythosräume,” or legend rooms, and “Collectionsräume,” or collection rooms. The legend rooms visualize the development of the Mercedes-Benz brand by taking visitors back in time to 1886 and forward to today’s innovations, such as emission-free mobility. The collection rooms feature the diversity of Mercedes-Benz vehicles and their use in everyday life. Visitors can always switch between the two tours. When arriving at the museum, visitors are typically impressed with the futuristic interior design, according to Anselm Vogt-Moykopf, a museum tour guide. “The exhibition areas are all open, but connected via ramps. Throughout the museum, visitors will not find one closed room or linear wall,” he added. Bullet-shaped elevators take visitors to the upper floor of the museum. According to Vogt-Moykopf, the elevator ride can be considered as a preview, preparing visitors for the exhibitions. During the ride, patrons can look out the window to see the various exhibition areas while engine sounds inside and projected videos on the outside walls make for a unique experience. Exiting the elevator, people find themselves in the year 1886. Here, they’re introduced to the very beginning of the brand: the “Grandfather Clock,” or “Standuhr” engine, a singlecylinder engine developed by engineers Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach, and Daimler’s motorized carriage, the world’s first four-wheeled motorized vehicle with a gas engine. The “Patent Motorwagen Nummer 1,” or Benz Patent Motor Car, designed

by engineer Carl Benz, known as the world’s first three-wheeled automobile with a combustion engine, is also displayed. Following the legend rooms tour, seven exhibition areas guide visitors from the invention of the automobile to the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand while overlapping political and historical events, such as World War I and II. According to Vogt-Moykopf, the cars are always located in the center of the room to mark the focal point of attention. “Everything in the museum revolves around the vehicles. The cars are highlighted — almost like on a theater stage,” Vogt-Moykopf said. The oldest Mercedes from 1902, the Mercedes Simplex, for example, is positioned underneath Swarovski crystal lights while classical music plays in the background. “This setting is a very elegant presentation of the car,” Vogt-Moykopf said. Visitors can look at the vehicles displayed on the right and on the left, photos, sketches and memorabilia chronologically illustrate the development of the brand into its contemporary context. The exhibits also are embedded in the museum’s architecture. Granite floors cast impressive reflections of the vehicles, according to Vogt-Moykopf. Many rooms even feature materials used for car manufacturing, such as brass walls, the most important material for producing engines. Another architectural tweak is that the museum is located next to the B14 federal highway. “Since the cars are exhibits and therefore static, the highway is meant to bring the dynamic of driving back into the museum,” Vogt-Moykopf said. The tour of the collection rooms features different themes to illustrate the use of Mercedes-Benz vehicles in everyday situations, such as waste management, technical and transportation support. Themes range from travel by bus or cab, to passenger cars and transportation of cargo. At the Gallery of Helpers, emergency vehicles are displayed. The Gallery of Celebrities features vehicles driven by people such as Princess Diana and Ringo Starr, or featured in movies, such as the ML 320 Jeep in “Jurassic Park.” The legend and collection tours unite at the Silver Arrows-Races and Records exhibition.

A 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé with gull-wing doors is on display at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt.

Arrows guide visitors to the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt. Architects situated the futuristic looking building, completed in 2006, on a small hill to elevate it, much like a sculpture on exhibit.

Here, racing cars are displayed and visitors can get a feel for the fast and furious world of motor sports with two simulators. The famous Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows are also displayed, and video monitors showcase historic motor races. The Fascination of Technology exhibit marks the end of the tour, and gives visitors a glimpse into the future with displays of new technical innovations. According to Vogt-Moykopf, the Mercedes-Benz Museum offers something for everyone, whether car enthusiasts, architecture or history buffs. And at the end of their museum day, some people may say: “Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz.” The Mercedes Benz Museum is located at Mercedestrasse 100, 70372 Stuttgart.

The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Children 14 years or younger have free entrance. English guided tours are offered Tuesday to Sunday at 11 a.m. The museum also offers handson activities for children and children’s tours. The museum also boasts a restaurant offering fine regional meals and, every second Sunday of the month, brunch. The restaurant is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The “Café-Bar” offers snacks, coffee and cake and is open Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call civ. 071117-30000 or visit

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Going Green: Golf course saves water where it counts By Jessica Ahles Special to The Citizen

Summer in Stuttgart has been a real scorcher this year consisting of multi-day heat waves and mercury readings climbing towards 99 degrees. During the seasonal peak where we’re reminded most of conserving our most precious natural resources, for the Stuttgart Golf Course, a sophisticated water management plan is keeping their “greens” green while at the same time making golf more sustainable. “Although you can hardly tell [from the golf course], we’ve had lousy weather this season because there’s been no rain,” said Ed McCargo, golf course marshal. “But we have a great, hardworking crew, and as far as the work that has been done, this is one of the best courses around.” Located in Kornwestheim, the course stretches across 7,000 yards over 300 acres. In an industry with a reputation for its heavy water use, the Stuttgart Golf Course staff puts water conservation into daily practice. Through strategic watering methods as well as innovative irrigation scheduling and monitoring technology, the golf course is making their process more precise and efficient. “We want to do what we can to make sure we’re using water smartly and not just watering for the sake of watering,” said Chris Konik, golf course superintendent. “Even though the environment

Photo by Chris Konik, Stuttgart Golf Course

dictates how much [water] you’ll have to put down, you can look at yourself to make sure you’re not doing it carelessly and that you have a plan.” Under the recent weather conditions, Konik said he and his staff have taken extra care to focus watering only where necessary, including the three main areas of play: tee boxes, fairways and greens. All of the roughs and external areas have been left in their natural state. A digital program monitors course conditions as well as controls the irrigation system. By recording current weather conditions in combination with its own recent watering activity, the program can precisely determine how much water the course needs on an hourly basis. Konik may also fine-tune the system via

Ask a JAG: The German Good Samaritan Law By Anna-Maria Pfeffer and CPT Keenan Daniels Stuttgart Law Center

Many readers of this article may remember the final episodes of a very famous sitcom, where the main characters were arrested and imprisoned for standing by and watching while someone was being mugged. Well, the law in Germany is not very different from the final episode of that television show. The German “Good Samaritan law” can be summed up as follows; whoever does not render assistance during accidents or a common danger or emergency when aid is necessary and could be expected is guilty of a crime, and that person can be imprisoned for up to a year and fined. The penalties are heftier if

you are the cause of or even just one of the people involved in the accident or emergency. Usually, you do not have to worry about being held liable for the aid that you give, even if it makes the person worse off. But you should limit the aid that you do give to only those things that you are trained and equipped to do. Essentially, this means that a medic and a layperson are not expected to give the same level of assistance and if you have only ever seen something on television then you probably shouldn’t attempt it on the A8.

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a smartphone application. “I can set the times, the individual sprinkler heads, I can make them do a 360-degree turn, or make them spray a certain area,” said Konik. “Decades ago, you’d have to take a truck, drag the hoses out there, and connect them to faucets around each hole. Now things are a lot more automated and efficient.” Another daily device used to pinpoint specific areas needing some extra attention during dry spells is a wireless probe that reads the moisture content, temperature and salinity of the soil. The analysis can provide whether or not the area should be watered if too dry or aerated if too wet, to prevent disease. In some cases, the crew may decide to use an aerator that injects highly

pressurized water through the turf, effectively watering through its compacted layers while also improving needed air circulation for healthy grass. Other water saving efforts involve cutting back the amount of mowing to reduce stress on the turf, installing aerated faucets throughout the course and club, and selecting tolerant grasses during a complete course renovation in 2011. Their efforts haven’t gone unnoticed as the Stuttgart Golf Course became Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary certified in 2007 and a Green Boot certified organization in 2014 for their environmental stewardship. In addition to water conservation, the golf course practices other ecological initiatives in wildlife and habitat management, chemical and pesticide safety, environmental planning, as well as several education and outreach programs. While course conditions are constantly changing, presenting new everyday challenges for him and his staff, Konik said conserving resources now will preserve the sport in the future. “You can’t put something on a cycle and say this is what we’re going to do. It doesn’t work like that because this is a living, breathing environment,” said Konik. “You just have to water smartly, and by doing that, we’re providing a service to our soldiers and protecting our investment for the future of golf.”

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Confused about the construction and road closures?

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Visit announcements, follow the official USAG Stuttgart Facebook page for current updates and information.


Are you about to PCS and need to lighten the load? Sell your things at an upcoming community flea market. Family and MWR has a flea market scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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.


A memorial service to honor the 60th anniversary of the Aug. 11, 1955, plane crash involving 66 American

soldiers is scheduled to take place on Sunday, Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. in Edelweiler, Germany. The memorial ceremony is open to all military and local community members who wish to attend. The district mayors and members of the German communities of Edelweiler and Groembach, as well as members of the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart are expected to attend the wreath laying at the memorial site. The 1955 plane crash was the worst disaster to happen to the U.S. military in Germany after the Second World War. The local townspeople faithfully remember the fallen American soldiers,

further honoring the positive German-American friendships these cities have demonstrated over the last 60 years. To read more about the Aug. 11, 1955, Edelweiler plane crash visit www., announcements.

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The fifth annual AFRICOM Olympics will be held on Kelley Barracks Aug. 7 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Members of U.S. Africa Command, Special Operations Command Africa and Marine Forces Africa, are invited to bring their families to participate in sporting events and children's activities. For more information, call 09641-70-591-0236.

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart will host a Safety Day to promote safety awareness Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kelley Barracks parking lot located across from Building 3318. Demonstrations and information booths will cover safety topics such bicycling and skateboarding, CPR and back injury prevention. The USAG Stuttgart Fire Department will conduct kitchen fire and fire extinguisher demonstrations, while Military Police will sponsor a beer goggle rodeo. For more information on Safety Day activities, call 4313132/civ: 07031-15-3132.




A telephone call-in and an online appointment system for Stuttgart Privately Owned Vehicle inspection has been implemented. To schedule an appointment via phone, call DSN: 431-3421/ civ. 07031-15-3421 to set up an appointment time. The hotline is available each duty day from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Appointments can be made for the next five business days. Effective Aug. 1, an online appointment system is also available for POV inspection appointments. All CAC holders will be able to sign up for an appointment using the following link: eur/Ger/stu/vehicleinsp/ default.aspx. For non-CAC holders the telephone hotline will remain available. At 2 p.m. appointments will close for the next business day. In addition to the phone-in and online appointment system, walk-in's will be accepted on a space available basis.


Vehicle registration renewal appointments may be scheduled in advance online. The online appointment system requires CAC authentication. Visit www.stuttgart.

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart will hold an organization day Sept. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Panzer Kaserne. To allow maximum participation of garrison employees, most garrison facilities will be closed. Shuttle buses will run on their normal schedules. The event will take place on the parade field and the Panzer Fitness Center sports field. Visit the, announcements for details on specific facility and service closures.


Fitness centers at Panzer Kaserne, Patch Barracks and Robinson Barracks have begun enforcing registration to swipe in to use the facilities. Kelley Barracks is to follow upon completion of the construction project. Registering is easy and takes less than five minutes. Registering only has to be done once; once registered, ID card holders are in the system for all fitness centers. It’s important to know that personal information is not shared or used for marketing purposes. For more information contact: DSN: 4307136/civ: 0711-680-7136.

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EmPloymEnt REadinEss PRogRam lunchtimE sERiEs

The Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program has scheduled a lunchtime series to discuss three important topics to build and enhance career training and help you prepare for the future. Classes are held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ACS, Panzer Kaserne, Building 2915, Room 226, 2nd Floor. • Aug. 4 - Federal Resume Workshop • Aug. 11 - Resume Writing • Aug. 18 - Interviewing Strategies/Dressing for Success Classes are free and open to U.S. ID card holders. For more information, call 4313362/civ: 07031-15-3362.

asist oPEn WoRkshoP

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training workshop is scheduled on Aug. 25-26 at the Panzer Chapel and Sept. 15-16 at the Religious Education Center on Patch Barracks from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open to all E-4 or GS-05 and above as well as Family Readiness Group (FRG) leaders. There is no charge to attend the workshop, completion requires a two-day commitment. Comfortable civilian attire is encouraged. The ASIST workshop is a highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop for those who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Learn how to recognize opportunities for help; reach out and offer support; develop a safety plan that neutralizes risks; apply the "Pathway for Assisting Life"; link people with community resources.For more information and to sign up contact Rhonda Kaalund, Employee Assistance Coordinator (EAP) at DSN 431-2530/civ: 07031-15-2530

lEgal assistancE officE houRs changE

Beginning Aug. 13, the

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS Stuttgart Law Center Legal Assistance Office will be closed every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Regular office hours are: Monday through Wednesday and Friday: 9 a.m. noon, 1 - 4:30 p.m. Thursday: 1 - 4:30 p.m. The Stuttgart Law Center is located on Kelley Barracks, Building 3312. Contact the Main Legal Assistance Office at DSN: 421-4152/civ: 0711-729-4152

scsc WElfaRE gRants

The Stuttgart Community Spouses Club welfare grant applications are now open to organizations in the Stuttgart military community to apply for project funding. The first application deadline is Aug. 15. Applications can be found on the SCSC Facebook page or at Questions con- tact scsc.

umuc fall REgistRation, scholaRshiP

University of Maryland University College Europe announces registration for Fall 2015 Session 1. Onsite and online courses start on Aug. 17. Registration is open until Aug. 12 for online classes and Aug. 16 for hybrid, and the day each onsite class begins. Thousands of classes take place online and on military bases in Europe. To kick off the new academic year, UMUC Europe is excited to announce a $2,000 Spouse of Servicemember Scholarship to help military spouses fund their education. This scholarship can be applied towards UMUC tuition, or refunded to help pay for other educational expenses. For details and apply to online visit: www.europe. For more information on class registration and scholarships, contact a local UMUC Europe military education coordinator, visit, or call civ: +49-(0)631-534-800.

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Take the “Get Golf Ready Class” and learn all aspects of the game; driving, iron, pitching, putting and rules at the Stuttgart Golf Course in Kornwestheim on Aug. 11. Join the Tuesday/Thursday classes at 6:15 p.m. or the Saturday classes at 10 a.m. Only $85 for ID card holders and $65 for E1-E5. Classes include instructions, balls, club usage and on-course orientations to increase comfort level of new golfers. Class dates (Tues./Thur.): Aug. 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 or class dates (Sat.) Aug. 1, 8, 15. For more information, call civ: 07141-879-151.

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Try your hand at Texas

Hold’em on Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Warrior Zone on Patch Barracks. Register 30 minutes prior. Must be 18 years or older. First, second and third place winners receive Exchange gift cards. Non ID card holders can participate without buy-in or prizes. Gamers are welcome to compete in the Gaming Tournament hosted by BOSS at the Warrior Zone on Aug. 21, 6 p.m. USO will be present doing a "Stuff Your Face At Your Place" program, which will provide free tacos for all that come and join in the fun. Prizes worth $500 will be given away to the winners of the tournament. Tacos will be served starting at 6 p.m. The

Page 7 gaming tournament will begin at 7 p.m. Registration deadline for the gaming tournament is Aug. 12. Event is sponsored by USO (No federal endorsement implied). Join us for a free movie and popcorn in our new movie room at the Warrior Zone at 5 p.m.! With 60 inches of viewing pleasure to include very comfortable recliners. Give yourself a chance to sit back and unwind in a relaxing environment. Warrior Zone will be playing movies recently released on DVD. Registration deadline is Aug. 25. Must be 18 years or older and U.S. ID card holder. For more information, call 4307135/civ: 0711-680-7135

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Plan safe travels this summer USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

With a large number of personnel traveling during summer break and permanent change of station season, service members, civilians and family members are reminded to exercise vigilance and sound risk-based decision-making. When traveling, make sure to monitor local conditions and ensure travel plans do not place you or your family in high-risk situations. The Department of State has several valuable resources to keep you informed of conditions abroad that may affect your safety and security. The Department of State issues travel warnings to describe long-term, protracted conditions that make a country dangerous or unstable. It also issues travel warnings when the U.S. government's ability to assist American citizens is constrained due to the closure of an embassy or consulate, or because of a breakdown of the consular staff. It issues travel alerts for short-term events that you should know about

when planning travel to a country. Examples include an election season that is bound to have many strikes, demonstrations, or disturbances; a health alert like an outbreak of H1N1; or evidence of an elevated risk of terrorist attacks. When these short-term events are over, the DOS cancels the travel alert. Another good resource is the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Enrolling means you will receive updated text message information about areas abroad and makes it easier for a U.S. Embassy or Consulate to contact you or your designated contact in case of emergency. You can also find information on embassies and consulates, country descriptions, visa

require-ments, safety and security concerns, health, transportation, and important local laws that you should be aware of.


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It’s NOT the FTC calling about the OPM breach By Lisa Weintraub Schifferle Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer and Business Education

If you're an Office of Personnel Management data breach victim, you probably know to look out for identity theft. But what about imposter scams? In the latest twist, imposters are pretending to be the FTC offering money to OPM data

breach victims. Here’s how it works: A man calls and says he’s from the FTC and has money for you because you were an OPM data breach victim. All you need to do is give him some information. Stop. Don’t tell him anything. He’s not from the FTC. One fake name the caller used was Dave Johnson, with the FTC in

Las Vegas, Nevada. There’s not even an FTC office in Las Vegas. The FTC won’t be calling to ask for your personal information. We won’t be giving money to OPM data breach victims either. That’s just one example of the type of scam you might see. You may get a different call or email. Here are some tips for recognizing and preventing government imposter

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scams and other phishing scams: Don’t give personal information. Don’t provide any personal or financial information unless you’ve initiated the call and it’s to a phone number you know to be correct. Never provide financial information by email. Don’t wire money. The government won’t ask you to wire money or put it on a prepaid debit card. Also, the government won’t ask you to pay money to claim a grant, prize or refund. Don’t trust caller ID. Scammers can spoof their numbers so it looks like they are calling from a government agency, even when they are not. Federal agencies will not call to tell you they are giving you money. If you’ve received a call or email that you think is fake, report it to the FTC at If it’s an email that relates to the OPM breach, you also can forward it to US-CERT at If you gave your personal information to an imposter, it’s time to change those compromised passwords, account numbers or security questions. Concerned about identity theft? Visit info-lost-or-stolen.html. For more information about the OPM breach, visit


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From student to staffer – AFRICOM starts intern program Program accepts applications year-round By SSG Christopher C. Klutts United States Africa Command

As the summer comes to an end, so too does the tour of duty for the command's first cohort of college interns. For nearly two months, five interns worked throughout U.S. Africa Command in areas that best matched their interests and academic backgrounds. Students filled unpaid positions with the commander's action group, the strategy directorate, the command surgeon’s office, facilities management and with the U.S. Agency for International Development adviser to the commander. According to Brian Bento, branch chief of personnel security with AFRICOM and intern program manager, the first group of interns provided roughly 1,080 combined hours over seven weeks. He described the program as an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience working in government while also earning a secret security clearance. Marie Goetzke, a history major at Princeton University, found herself directly contributing to the command’s mission, something she said is not the norm when interning with other organizations. “In a lot of internships you’re stuck with the shredding or the very menial labor tasks. I think actually getting to work on something that mattered on a much larger scale, it was really incredible,” Goetzke said. The CAG is responsible for preparing Gen. David M. Rodriguez, AFRICOM commander, for speaking engagements and meetings.

From left, Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), Marie Goetzke, Marie Kate Adgie, Connor Hartzell, Victoria Smith, all interns at AFRICOM, and Command Sgt. Maj. Darrin J. Bohn, the command's senior enlisted leader, pose for a photo in Stuttgart, Germany, July 24. The interns were among the first to participate in the command's new internship program which is now accepting applications year-round. — Photo by Brenda Law.

Goetzke helped the group draft the commander’s keynote address for the Africa Logistics Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She also played a key role in preparing the commander for LiveAtState, a webcasted media event led by the U.S. Department of State. “We don’t consider Marie an intern. She is a fullfledged CAG team member,” said Albert Guerrero, acting deputy director of the CAG. “She exceeded all our expectations in this fastpaced work environment.” Goetzke encouraged students looking for internship opportunities to consider interning with AFRICOM. “Definitely apply. Once you’re here, throw yourself all the way into it. Try and get involved in as many different tasks as you can, to really see what working in the government is like,” she said. With three more interns already lined up to participate, the command is now accepting applications year-round.

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Safety Corner: Practice safe social networking Provided by Interagency OPSEC Support Staff

Social networking sites (SNSs), like Facebook® and Twitter®, are great ways to connect with people, share information, and market products and services. However, these sites can also provide adversaries, such as terrorists, spies and criminals, with the critical information they need to disrupt your mission and harm you, your co-workers, or even your family members. The more information adversaries can obtain, the more opportunities they have to cause damage at your expense. Practicing good operations security will minimize the risks that come from participating in SNSs, and help you to recognize and protect your critical information.

Critical Information Your critical information is any information that you or your mission manager considers sensitive. Here are some examples: • Names and photos of you, your family and co-workers; • Usernames, passwords, computer and net working information; • Job title, location, salary, grade, clear ances; • Operational, security, and logistical data;

• Mission capabilities or limitations; • Schedules and travel itineraries; • Social Security numbers, credit card, and banking information; • Work or personal addresses and phone numbers; and, • Interests, hobbies, likes, and dislikes.

Countermeasures Follow computer security guidelines: Adversaries prefer to go after easy targets. Keep your computer security up-to-date and make yourself a hard target. Never login from risky locations: Public SNSs generally do NOT have secure login available (HTTPS with the lock icon). If you login from a hotel, cyber-café, or airport hotspot, particularly ones in foreign countries, your name and password can be captured at any time. Keep your password secure: Use different, strong passwords for each online account. Never give your password away. Modify your search profile: Do a search for yourself and if too much data comes up, go to your settings and restrict your search profile. Don’t depend on the SNS for confidentiality: Even SNSs that aren’t open and public by design can become so due to hacking, security errors, poor data management practices, and data brokering. In some cases, the

Health Beat: The “Real Cost” of tobacco use By Military Health System Communications Office

In a unique, first-time collaboration the Defense Health Agency, through its “Operation Live Well” initiative, is teaming with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products to promote “The Real Cost” — a public education campaign highlighting the true cost of tobacco use. “We are thrilled about this collaboration with the FDA to help us educate our service members about the monetary and health costs associated with tobacco use,” said Public Health Service Capt. Kimberly Elenberg, program manager for the DHA’s population health program. “This joint effort is a direct result of our participation in the National Prevention Strategy Council, a coalition of 20 federal departments, agencies and offices.” Two public service announcements, produced by FDA, are being shared with more than 100 installation movie theaters around the world in support of Operation Live Well. OLW is the DoD’s long-term strategy to make the healthy choice become the easy choice. The joint collaboration represents the first time FDA has partnered with DoD to reduce tobacco use.

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability and death in the United States, contributing to more than 480,000 deaths each year. According to the 2011 Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Survey of Active Duty Military Personnel, service members smoke at a higher rate (24 percent) than their civilian counterparts (18 percent) and service members who identify as heavy smokers often began smoking at 14 years old or younger. “‘The Real Cost’ educates viewers about the dangers of tobacco use by making them fully aware of the real cost of every cigarette using new portrayals of the health and addiction risks associated with tobacco use,” said Kathy Crosby, director of the Office of Health Communication and Education at the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products. “By partnering with the Defense Health Agency, we are now able to help military service members and their families live healthier lives by encouraging them to rethink their relationship with tobacco.” The ads focus on consequences of tobacco use such as loss of control due to addiction, cosmetic health effects and the toxic mix of more than 7,000 chemicals in every cigarette. The ads will run through March 2016.

site terms of service explicitly claim ownership of all your posted content. Treat links and files carefully: Social engineers and hackers post links in comments and try to trick you into downloading an “update,” “security patch,” or “game.” Don’t trust add-ons: Plugins, games, and applications are often written by other users, not the SNSs themselves. The authors can easily gain access to your data once you install them. Don’t post critical information: If you don’t want it public, don’t post it. Search engines and functions make it easy for adversaries to find what they’re interested in. Once information is on the Internet, it is there forever. Review your friends’ profiles: The photos or information they post about you may be a problem. Control “friend” access: Verify a “friend” request by phone or other means before allowing access. Group “friends” (e.g., real life, coworkers, strangers, etc.) and control access permissions based on the groups. A U.S. Government official on sensitive travel to Iraq created a security risk for himself and others by tweeting® his location and activities every few hours. • A family on vacation kept friends up-todate via online profiles; their home was

burglarized while they were away. • New computer viruses and trojans that successfully target information on SNSs are on the rise. • Some foreign investors, including government and commercial entities known to be involved with organized criminal activity, own large stakes in certain SNSs. • Information in SNS profiles has led to people losing job offers, getting fired, and even being arrested. • SNSs have become a haven for identity thieves and con artists trying to use your information against you. • Several kidnapping, rape and murder cases were linked to SNSs where the victims first connected with their attackers. • Over 90,000 registered sex offenders were removed from one popular SNS… and those were the ones who used their real names. • According to the Al Qaeda Handbook, terrorists search online for data about “Government personnel, officers, important personalities, and all matters related to them (residence, work place, times of leaving and returning, and children, places visited).” Be Smart...Be Safe...Practice Good OPSEC!


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What’s happening in FMWR August highlights with OutdOOr recreAtiOn

Get your adrenaline pumping with Paintball on Aug. 8 and Aug. 22 from 9:30a.m. to 4 p.m. Paintball field is located across from Panzer Kaserne. $25 ID cardholders, $40 non-ID card-holder guests. Price covers marker and mask rental, field fee, and bag of paint (500 balls). Experience a white-knuckled adrenaline rush by battling your way through the rapids on Aug. 23, 8 a.m. on this White Water Rafting adventure. Cost is $119 or Stuttgart Warrior Pride Challenge is $49. Price includes transportation, equipment, instruction, three rafts, and one swim down canal. Registration deadline is Aug. 14. Add the excitement of a treasure hunt to the thrill of one of Germany's most popular amusement parks, Tripsdrill, on Aug. 29, 8 a.m. The Tripsdrill Treasure Hunt costs $99 for ages 12+, $89 ages 4-11, $49 ages 0 - 3 and $49 for SWPC. Price includes transportation, guide, and entrance ticket. Registration deadline is Aug. 21.

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— Vacation (R) 6 p.m. — Shaun The Sheep Movie (PG) 6 p.m. Fantastic Four (PG-13) 9 p.m. Sat, Aug 8 — Shaun The Sheep Movie (PG) 3 p.m. Fantastic Four (PG-13) 6 p.m. Fantastic Four (PG-13) 9 p.m. Sun, Aug 9 — Shaun The Sheep Movie (PG) 4 p.m. Fantastic Four (PG-13) 7 p.m. Mon, Aug 10 — Closed Tue, Aug 11 — Closed Wed, Aug 12 — Ricki And The Flash (PG-13) 6 p.m. Thu, Aug 13 — Fantastic Four in 3D (PG-13) 6 p.m. Fri, Aug 14 — The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (PG-13) 6 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 9 p.m. Sat, Aug 15 — Minions (PG) 3 p.m. Fantastic Four (PG-13) 6 p.m. Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (PG-13) 9 p.m.

Sun, Aug 16 — Shaun The Sheep Movie (PG) 4 p.m. Straight Outta Compton (R) 7 p.m. Mon, Aug 17 — Closed Tue, Aug 18 — Closed Wed, Aug 19 — Fantastic Four (PG-13) 6 p.m. Editor’s note: The movies listing was the most current at the time of publication. Dates are subject to change. Please check with your local theater for the most up-todate schedule.

© 2015 - Marvel Studios / Photo courtesy of Fantastic Four — a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.


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: Y R E V O C S I D O T D A O R E N I ON TH S E V I R D C W SCENI N E BAD By Jessica Ahles Special to The Citizen

Stuttgart is a city with a great reputation: high-tech and innovative, environmentally friendly, and economically strong. But if Stuttgart is known for one thing — it’s cars. The capital of Baden-Württemberg is considered to be the leading location of the automotive industry as it’s the hometown of two international premier car manufactures: Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. So while you may be pounding the steering wheel standing in bumperto-bumper traffic or caught by one of those many sly radar cameras, take solace knowing that when a city holds over 125 years of luxury sports car innovations, premium driving routes can’t be too far behind. Whether your motivation is to get out into nature, drive through history, or experience the gourmet side of the South, we’ve complied a list of note-worthy car trails you can make in a day, or take your time for a weekend getaway. However far you’ve set your sights, cruise with us and you’ll see a little of everything Baden-Württemberg has to offer, making our scenic corner of Germany a road-tripper’s dream.

highway B500, reaching over 1000 meters in elevation, and entices visitors to stop and take a break as it offers an captivating picture of alpine-looking gorges, the Rhine valley and the Vosges Mountains. Pack your lunch and enjoy a picnic or indulge in one of the many restaurants serving first-class French cuisine. Points of interest: Hornisgrinde (elev. 1164 m and the highest mountain in the northern Black Forest), Mummelsee glacial lake, the Schliffkopf and Ruhestein nature reserves, and the Schwarzenbachtalsperre. To plan your trip or for more information, visit:

Hohenzollern Route: Duration: 300 kilometers

Black Forest High Road Duration: 60 kilometers

There are few landscapes in Germany more iconic than the Black Forest, and when you’re for dreaming for that fairytale drive, the pros agree that the “Schwarzwaldhochstrasse” is one for the books. Considered the oldest and most scenic road through the Black Forest, the trip will carve along the ridge of the Baden-Baden mountain range and end the charming town of Freudenstadt, known for its marketplace, which is considered the largest in the country. The route runs conveniently along

The family name Hohenzollern can trace its roots back to the 11th century where the House of Hohenzollern ruled the area once known as Prussia, as well as Germany and Romania until World War I when the German monarchy was brought to an end. The Hohenzollern Route follows the region that the family dynasty once ruled in a picturesque loop of southern Baden-Württemberg. This route is rich with impressive sights of the Swabian Alb and architectural masterpieces including the moated castle, Schloss Sigmaringen, and the iconic Hohenzollern Castle – attracting over 300,000 visitors annually. If you’d like a bit of variety with your Hohenzollern history, take a walk through Hechingen, the hometown of Albert Einstein’s wife, Elsa Einstein, check out the Brewery Museum in Trochtelfingen, or maybe go investigate some of the caves near Meßstetten. Either way, this route will be one to remember.

Points of interest: Schloss Sig Burg Hohenzollern, Roman Ou St. Erhard’s Church, Gammert Hettingen water tower, Meßkirc Benedictine Abbey, Castle Falk Park.

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Baden Wine Route

Duration: 200 kilometers If settling down with a glass trip through Germany’s most bea your palate. The Baden wine regi tives within 250 miles. Stretching and south to Lake Constance, B longest wine region. The classic districts, leading from Baden-Ba Kaiserstuhl and Tuniberg, and e the way, motorists will find them hills and breathtaking valleys, ca yards throughout the area, as we side streets of quiet villages an many grape varieties and soil typ vineyards are planted with Pino sweet. With ample public wine Michelin-starred restaurants, thi gourmet corner of Germany. An indulged a little too much, the ro friendly innkeepers too.

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Castle Road

Duration: 180 kilometers

of Merlot is more your speed, a autiful wine country will light up ion consists of over 100 cooperag north to the border of Franken Baden is considered Germany’s route connects the major wine aden, traveling in a loop around ending at Weil am Rhein. Along mselves winding through rolling atching expansive views of vineell as cruising through secluded nd wineries. Though Baden has pes, you’ll find nearly half of the ot varieties, from dry to slightly e tastings, vineyard walks, and is route is considered to be the nd don’t worry, if you find you’ve oad is also known for its pick of

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As its name suggests, this road will whisk you away into the pages of history, discovering hidden mountainside ruins and palaces, romantic cities, and even Roman bathhouses. Since its original scenic route dedication in 1951, the road has been extended from Mannheim to Nuremberg, further east to Pilsen and Prague, and spans more than 1000 kilometers. Although impossible to explore the entire route in one day, a shorter route from Mannheim to Rothenburg ob der Tauber will pack a punch for any history buff or castle enthusiast. Ride the funicular up to 13th century Heidelberg Castle for the apothecary museum and an enchanting overlook of old town Heidelberg, wander through the exotic gardens after a stop at the brewery of Schwetzingen Castle, or cross the stone bridge to Castle Guttenberg for a live falcon show and medieval performance. More than 30 castles and notable stopping points line the way, making it a truly customizable trip tailored to suit anyone’s interests.

Points of interest: Schwetzingen Castle gardens and brewery, Heidelberg Castle complex, the old village of Neckarsteinach, Ritterschloss Knight’s Castle and restaurant, Guttenberg Castle Falcon Center, the medieval spa of Bad Wimpfen. To plan your trip or for more information, visit:

Bertha Benz Memorial Route: Duration: 194 kilometers

Last but certainly not least is the Bertha Benz Memorial Route. If you’re a car enthusiast, there is not a more fitting roadway than this one. Wife of Karl Benz — founder of German automaker Mercedes Benz — this route was named after her revolutionary long distance road trip in 1888 when she took her two sons and her husband’s Model 3 prototype to travel from Mannheim to Pforzheim to visit her mother. The 194-kilometer course was named the world’s first long distance road trip and was approved in 2008 as an official scenic route. As one of the most prominent monuments of the German industrial legacy, the car trail follows the same route Bertha Benz originally used, both with a separate northbound and a southbound route due to her unease of the mountain terrain she drove on the way back. On the road, you’ll catch a glimpse of history at sites such as Ladenburg, where Karl Benz lived from 1906 until he passed in 1929 as well as the world’s first petrol station in Wiesloch. But aside from its historic importance, it also leads through the countryside of Baden, one of the most charming regions in Germany. Points of interest: Mannheim Palace, Luisenpark of Mannheim, Ladenburg Auto Museum, House of the Benz Family, The World’s First Petrol Station in Wiesloch (Town Pharmacy), Hockenheim Museum of Motorsports. To plan your trip or for more information, visit:


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Car Sale, $3,000, h_young22@hot 2013 Subaru Forester "Limited" 4x4 Wagon, $24,795-, US SPEC, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Power Sunroof, Alloy 2011 Chevy Camaro SS, Wheels, Excellent Condition, $25,000, 34k miles, leather interi- Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ or, sunroof, alloy wheels. Fully loa-, Web: ded minus navigation. Contact for more details. TeamDiaz2015@ or 0160-4080047 Ford Escort, fair condition, must sell by August 25th, $900.00, 2011 GMC Terrain "SLT" 4X4 2015.5 Volvo V60 Platinum T5 SUV with 3rd Row, $22,925-, US Drive-E;11,400 M; $36,000; U.S. SPEC, Automatic, Leather, Cruise Spec; free shipping to U.S. w/ VolControl, Power Seats, Alloy, vo; climate package (incl. heated Backup Camera, Perfect Conditiwindshield); all season tires; reon, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: in tractable cargo area separator;, Web: much more contact jason.quinn5@

2008 Infinity G37 Coupe, $19,995-, US SPEC, Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Alloy Wheels, Excellent, 1 Owner Vehicle, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@european, Web: www.european 2012 BMW X6 xDrive 30d, €44,900, Top of the line BMW. Too many extras to list. All opti2010 BMW 128i Sport Coupe, ons Full Leather, rear camera, $18,995-, US SPEC, Manual, Lea- park assistance. German Specs. ther, Cruise Control, Navigation 47,238 KM additional information System, 18 inch Alloy Wheels, email Two Owner Vehicle, free home shipping, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email:, 2012 VW Passat SEL V6 3.6 Web: Sport Sedan, $22,495-, US SPEC, 2010 Subaru Forester, $14000, European spec, 88,333 kilometers, automatic, heated seats, AC, sunroof, CD/radio. Original owner, non-smoker, no pets, have all maintenance records. Excellent condition. hernandez.fc@ 2010 VW Golf, Diesel, manual, German specs, touch screen navi, park distance control, heated front seats, auto. rain sensor windshield wipers, dual climate zone, air con, summer/winter tire incl. 0172-6509187

BMW 316 I, green, 4 door, 5 speed, KMS 213,000, elec windows FT, sunroof, my ph is 01753213199 and we deliver anywhere with cash in hand, $1900,

BMW 316 I, Red compack, automatic, air cond, KMS 173,000, kinder seat INC X2 each, we deliver anywhere, my ph is 0175Automatic, Leather, Sunroof, Navi- 3213199, $1499, ddundkk@hot gation, Power Seats, Alloy Wheels, Perfect Condition, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro BMW 525i Model 2000, new, Web: www.euro man inspection, power steering, power locks, air cond, leather stattung, seat heating, power windows, alu rims w/ new summer ti2013 Nissan Altima "S" 2.5 Sport res, new battery and brakes. Coupe, $17,995-, US SPEC, Auto- €2000. 0152-06467728 matic, Leather, Navigation, Cruise Control, BOSE Sound System, Al- Hamp Synergy, $18, oil filters. loy Wheels, Perfect Condition, H1540-PFB-004, isabell_1_98@ya Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ / 017622987498, Web: Infiniti G20 2002 for sale 4-door sedan, $900, 0151-262-078-60 Merc Benz C-180, Silver, 4 door, 5 speed, KMS 159,000, German TUV TILL SEPT 2016, ABS, elec windows, $1950, and we deliver anywhere with cahs in hand my ph is 0175-3213199 $1950,

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Aeropostale long sleeve. Pink. 220 volt transformer. 1 X 75 watt On the front are pictures of peafor $20. Contact Eric and Mia at ces signs and the label name is shown. Size M. Barley worn. 063759949674. Good condition. For pics see €9. jani Beautiful hand-made felt shoul- der bag in purple with flower design, medium size, jenniferwil Bible study books etc, $20,

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Wiesbaden Baptist Church, 032212153785, We welcome you to visit us. A church home for our Military. Located at Hasengarten Str 11, 65189 Wiesbaden. 5 minutes from Hainerberg. Sunday at 10, 11, 1400 and Weds at 1900. Nursery provided.



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2 Antique Persian silk hand made, Gilde clown approx 70cm, size 1,60 x 1, 10meters, 1,35 x 0,85 meters, 1old oil painting in wide largeframe, "Stil life" 73 x 63 Wide, 1 sauerkraut large Antique Pot, Best offer, 0631-4150901 / 0172-6529752



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2007 SV1000S, 7277 miles. Good condition, just passed inspection last Fall.Don't really want to part with it but looking to get some bills paid off. $4,300 OBO...,, or 01751140960

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Echo GT 225 weed eater/string trimmer for sale by first owner. Paid $ 205.- one year ago, now selling for $ 110.-Trimmer is in excellent condition, clean and has been serviced. GT225 is ideal for trimming lawns, etc. Light weight yet powerful gas engine, comes with extra nylon cutting string.Will give you an introduction to operate unit. Call 0172 35 64442 Like new satellite receiver for AFN.D9934 only 250.00$, hair Metal Slug Anthology, Wii game, played once, perfect condition - like new!, €15, copongracz@ **See pics on Rayman Raving Rabbits, Wii game, perfect condition, like new! €10,, **See pics on SmackDown vs. Raw 2010, Wii game, like new!, €12, ccopon **See pics on • Plieninger Straße 109 • 70567 Stuttgart • Tel: 0711-633 96640

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Have fun with the locals Onion fest

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Fri, Aug 7 – Mon, Aug 17 Esslingen, Marktplatz

The 29th Zwiebelfest (onion festival) takes place from August 7 to 17, each day starting at 11 a.m. at the Marktplatz (marketsquare). Local chefs are offering a huge variety of delicacies made with onions alongside fresh beer and wine while live music is played. Activities for kids are also offered. On August 13 at 4 p.m. a fashion show for Dirndl (traditional costumes) takes place. For more info see

EVENTS Summer fest Thu, Aug 6 – Sun, Aug 9 Stuttgart, city center The summer fest in Stuttgart is from August 6 to August 9. You will be offered culinary specialties, cool cocktail drinks along with music. 37 bands will offer you over 120 hours of live music from jazz to swing and dixie. For more information visit Vineyard Segway tour Sat, Aug 8 Stuttgart, city center What better way to see the vineyards than riding on a Segway. Glide up through Stuttgart’s most beautiful scenic lookouts. At the end of the tour you will get to do a bit of wine tasting. The whole tour will include a drink, admission for the Stuttgart Museum of Viniculture and wine tasting. The tour will start at 1:30 p.m. and will go until 3 p.m. Price is €75. For more information go to Hoolgaaschtfest Sat, Aug 8 Schwäbisch Hall, Zwinger Come to Schwäbisch Hall Hoolgaaschtfest on August 8. What is Hoolgaascht? The actual name is Haalgeist, a good ghost that warns off fire, the plague and floods. Starting at 7 p.m. people gather around to enjoy the festival with colorful lights and torches. Bring your whole family. Entry is free. For more information visit

Live animal preparation Sun, Aug 9 Stuttgart, Museum am Löwentor On August 9, a professional team will prepare vertebrates from the Jurassic and Triassic periods right in front of your eyes. Ever wondered what happens between them finding a deceased animal and you taking selfies with it at the museum? This is your chance to find out. Starting at 2 p.m. in the Museum am Löwentor, Marit Kamenz will show you and your children how and why it’s done, sharing lots of interesting biological facts that you’ve always wanted to know. Admission is free, visit for more info. City bus tour Tue, Aug 11 Stuttgart, city center Do you want to see more of the city of Stuttgart but don’t want to drive your own car? Try the city tour. You can literally hop on and hop off. From the months of April to October you can enjoy this tour on a daily basis, giving you the chance to see everything in your own time. Enjoy top locations such as the Palace Square, Linden Museum, Neckar-Käptn Riverboats and so much more. Ticket price per person for a 24-hour ticket is €15 and €12 with the STUTTCARD. Two children up to 14 years of age are free of charge if accompanied by an adult. Each additional child is €10. For more information about the city tour go to

Disney’s Tarzan Sun, Aug 16 Stuttgart, Stage Apollo Come to see Disney’s Tarzan on August 16 in Stuttgart. Let this magical musical take you away as Jane and Tarzan perform. Ticket prices start at €65.54. Shows start at either 2 p.m. or at 7 p.m. For more information visit Gold Gelb Festival Thu, Aug 20 – Mon, Aug 24 Krummhardt, Aichwald Krummhardt celebrates its annual ‘Gold Gelb Festival’ surrounded by endless sunflower fields from August 20-24. Different bands will be playing a variety of music genres from reggae to folk and rock’n’roll that will make you want to dance with them under the stars until the sun rises the next morning. Meet fellow music and food enthusiasts starting at 5 p.m. each day. Especially Thursday, Friday and Sunday are kid-friendly with many amazing attractions, craft tables, games and an exclusive insight to a local farm. Admission is free, visit www.goldgelb. eu for more info including a detailed program of every show. SPORTS Soccer Sat, Aug 8 Reutlingen, Stadion an der Kreuzeiche The SSV Reutlingen will be up against Karlsruher SC for the DFB Pokal on August 8, 2015. The game will start at 8:30 p.m.

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Ticket price starts at €15. For more information visit Bouldering World Cup Fri, Aug 14 – Sat, Aug 15 München, Olympiahalle Bouldering is an upcoming trend when it comes to climbing and mountaineering and we are not surprised. It is spectacular, dynamic, very nerve wrecking — not only for the participants, and overall interesting to watch. Examine the world’s best climbers that are insane enough to do so without any form of security, at the Boulder World Cup in Munich’s Olympiahalle between August 14 and 15. The finale will take place on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Visit for more info. CONCERTS Nickelback Tue, Oct 20 München, Olympiahalle Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta. See them live in München. For tickets visit Simply Red Fri, Oct 30 Stuttgart, Hanns-Martin-SchleyerHalle Simply Red is an English soul and pop band that sold more than 50 million albums over a 25-year career. Their style drew upon influences ranging from blueeyed soul, new romantic and rock to reggae and jazz. See them live. For tickets visit

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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 jennifer Black knitted pullover. Size XS but fits also for size M. €5. See for pictures. Boy's 20 inch red bike , $20, may need new tires, great condition.06371-917570 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, pics on 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, pics on Dark green Roxy Jeans. Size 30. Find pictures at €10. janina.wuttke@


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 Engleby from Sebastian Faulks! Great book., €2, pic on, Felt bag, gorgeous hand-made felt bag with blue design, medium size, €30, for pics see jenniferwilking@hot Graco Stroller, $15, jeffandbian Hand Mixer 3 in 1 Set, $12, Excellent Condition 0151-262-078-60

Foxy lady, small felt shoulder bag with fox design. Discover your wild side! All bags are completely environmentally friendly made with wool, soap and water only! €25, for pics see German & English Dictionary 1936, Health Book For the Home 1921, A World of Girls, Printed NewYork, 1910, First Edition stamp Monoco wedding 19 April 1956, Grace Kelly Furst Rainer, Best offer, 0631-4150901 / 01726529752 Handbag "Alexander": Brown, leather bag, hardly used, perfect condition! €8, pics on, copongracz@ Kitchen, yard, clothes stuff! check out my stuff, too much to list!!!! $ 01745390404

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, Handbag: Classy black leather bag. Hardly used, perfect condition!, pics on, €15, Like New Poker Chips with carrying case , $20.00, spvendor@

Hollister strapless top. White color, size M. With ribbons to tie a bow on the back. €15. For pics see Contact Mug 1 Liter, 50 years, Schlacht imHürtgenwald w/ American & German Flag, 1944 - 1994 and certain documents in English language, 1 Mugs Limited Edition w/ Puter lids and Germany motive and Cert.5000 Worldwide, 1 Mug Octoberfest 1/2 liter, Best offer, 0631-4150901 / 0172-6529752


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Our experience - Your advantage New Ne w an and d us used ed c car ar s sal ales al es / A Aut uto ut o re repa pair pa ir a and nd s ser ervi er vice vi ces ce s Welcome to the world of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Hyundai in Böblingen. Benefit from our diverse range of brands and over 2 decades of experience. Our medium-sized, family-run company offers you a full range of services for cars, new vehicles and used cars as well as professional full service. Simply drop in and find out what we can do for you. We are looking forward to your visit! VAT forms and credit cards accepted.

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Org.Thomas Sabo Charm, price new was 49€, never used, was a bday present, selling price €20, for pics please see,

Necklace, fashion jewelry, black, different pearls & stones, $5, Oversized Cardigan from Review. Black and white stripes. For pictures visit www.classOptions Trader, Online Trading €10. janina.wuttke@ Academy, Intro $10, Parts 1 & 2 $15 each 0151-262-078-60 dk.bru Personal Trading Plan Course, Two Storage Units Free, 0151- Online Trading Academy $8, 0151262-078-60 262-078-60


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Piano to sell, superb condition, tuned, 590 €, phone 0171 31 35 004 Professional Commodities Trader, Online Trading Academy $10, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ Professional Forex Trader Parts 1 & 2 Online Trading Academy, $15 each, 0151-262-078-60 Professional Trader Parts 1 & 2, $15 each, 0151-262-078-60 Pumps, black, hardly worn, great condition, size 9M!, €5, pics on, copongracz@, pics on Small grey felt shoulder bag with mushroom design, perfect gift, €20

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Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy s..., Sandals "Anne Klein": Classy shoes, brown leather, great to wear at work or for going out at night. Only slight signs of usage. Size 9M, €5, pics on, Shamballa Bracelet - Black/Gray, 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. €12, copongracz@ 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, coemser@

stand behind our work. If we make a mistake, we will pay any additional interest and penalties. Plus, if the IRS should call you in for an audit, we will explain your audit notice and the documentation you need to provide, at no extra cost. We have experts on hand year around to help you. All prior years can be done as well.

Can your tax services give the same Guarantee? Kurmarkerstr. 30 • 70569 Stuttgart-Vaihingen Tel: 0711-6 87 30 96 or 0711-120 76 24 • Email:

RGA vs Prague Roller Derby, Saturday 29 August, Doors open @ 1630, Game starts @1700, Kids 10 and under are Free. http:// event/1881572 Get ready to watch RGA face off against Prague! Let the fun begin.

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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, copongracz@ Small vacumn Cleaner, $30, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya


Striped hand-made felt shoulder bag, large, trend colors, perfect gift, €30, for pics see jenniferwilking@hot The Notebook from Nicholas Sparks - wonderful book!, €2, pic on, copongracz@ Trading Books - Professional Emini Trader, $15, 0151-262-07860 T-Shirt "America", perfect condition, like new, size small! €5, co ***pics on Various books for sale, Hölleim Hürtgen Wald (The Hell atHürtgenforest, Sept. 1944 - Feb.1945, Schlachtfeld zwischen Maas+RheinSept. 1444 - March 1945, w/ Orginal Signature from Author, Best offer, 0631-4150901/ 0172-6529752 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 Contact We give away a flagpole. It is made of aluminium. The flagpole is fixed in the ground and has to be excavated. In case of interest write to: Wine Rack/Holder, holds six bottles, attractive metal finish, fits perfectly in a small, narrow space. $10; 0163-330-5535 or john@ad Yamaha Flute, $425, used 1 year has hard and soft case is in excellent condition. Phone 06371917570

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NEEDED! AdvantiPro is looking for a distributor for The Citizen in Stuttgart. Are you friendly, reliable and enjoy service to the community? If you are in good shape, able to lift bundles of newspapers and are looking for a mini-job (2 - 4 days a month) - get in touch with us! Send your resume to or fax to: 0631-30 33 55 44


!!! A beautiful German white shrank with glass vitrine and lighted bar (best offer gets it) and a complete set of Black Leather Bound 1987 Encyclopedia Brittanica (make an offer) 01704019648 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, 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, Antique corner desk. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €150, Antique reproduction secretary desk. See photos on KA classifieds web page. Contact Eric and Mia at 063759949674. €120, Arts & Craft Style Chair, $30, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya Asian Stepped Cabinet, $45, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya Marble Coffee Table + Base, $25, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@

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Workstations/study desk, $50, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya, Two dark brown workstations $50 each.

Bedroom Furniture set, $200, 0151-262-078-60/dk.bruner@ya JOBS, MALM Queen platform bed, 4-drawer chest, 2 two-dra- All ads and pics on wer night stands. $200 or best offer.Furniture is a different color Wanted: Full-time fluent English than shown. It is more of a walnut speaking Dental Receptionist and experienced Dental Assistant for brown. Dark brown leather Kivik otto- busy American practice in Ramman, $150, 0151-262-078-60 stein-Miesenbach. Will consider, $299 new, customer service experience / barely used. Has storage space background for receptionist positiunder the seat. Goes with dark on. If interested please email resubrown leather sofa, also for sa- me to: ramsteindentalofficemana le.payment: bank Leather Sofa, $800, dk.bruner@ya, 0151-262-078-60 Dark brown full-grain leather sofa. Near new, excellent condition. Cost $1799 new. Will sell for $800 Malm sideboard/long table, $50, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya, Two sidetables $50 each or best offer. Color is walnut brown and not white as shown in the photo. Metal Decorative Stool, $10, 0151-262-078-60 dk.bruner@ya

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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.

Natuzzi Italian Leather Couch Set blue, $990.00obo. Original Price was Euro 5,000.00. 3Seater, Loveseat and Chair with separate footrest. Very good condition, thick leather. For more info call Hamster cage, used, asking $8, 01722864223 or email kordulaan must pick up in Rodenbach 67688. 017622987498 Poang Black Leather Chair + Footstool, $200, 0151-262-078- Shipping Box "Skudo IATA", con60, Costs firms the IATA standards/regulati$466 new ons, Size 4 (L 68cm, B 48cm, H

Telephone Cabinet, $10, 0151- 51cm) Brand New, still in box not 262-078-60. even opened as I ordered 2, $50, Wine Rack Metal, $10, 0151-262- for more details go to http:// 078-60 box-skudo Wooden bookshelf. See photo on KA classifieds web page. Con- Your community, your website. tact Eric and Mia at 063759949674., $150,

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Dr. Charles A. Smith DDS, LVIF is an American trained dentist providing expert dental care with the newest and most successful techniques to cover all your dental needs. Come see why patients travel from all over Europe to visit Dr. Smith for general dental care to smile makeovers. After many successful years in Heidelberg, Dr. Smith has now opened a second office in Stuttgart. Please call to schedule your appointment.


Charles-Lindbergh-Str. 11 71034 Böblingen Phone 0 70 31-2 05 60 62




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