August 9, 2012 - The Citizen

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Vol. 41, No. 15

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August 9, 2012

Stack takes reins as garrison commander By Susan Huseman USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

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Kathleen Marin (right), the Installation Management Command Europe Region director, hands off the colors to Col. John P. Stack, the incoming commander of U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, during a change of command ceremony July 23.

ol. John P. Stack assumed leadership of U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart from Col. Carl D. Bird during a change of command ceremony held July 23 on the Panzer Barracks’ parade field. Bird, who took command of the garrison on July 19, 2010, will now serve as the assistant commandant at the U.S. Army Quartermaster School at Fort Lee, Va. Under a brilliant blue, cloudless sky, U.S. and German VIPs, colleagues, garrison employees, friends and family gathered to bid farewell to the former garrison leader and welcome the new commander. Kathleen Marin, the Installation Management Command Europe Region director, presided over a ceremony that included opera singer Robert Chafin,

a cousin of the outgoing commander, who sang the U.S. and German anthems. The 85th Army Band from Arlington Heights, Ill., shared the parade grounds with a formation of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, which reflected the joint nature of the Stuttgart military community. Acknowledging the challenge of overseeing an Army garrison in a joint environment, Marin said that the mission is “as complex as it is important — providing support to some of the most important organizations championing liberal democracy and security, like the United States European Command and United States Africa Command.” Bird’s leadership, she said, ensured that the garrison provided “the right level of support at the right time … with sustained excellence.”

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Information fair to highlight local resources, services, clubs By Susan Huseman USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

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t’s never easy settling into a new community. That’s why if you’ve recently moved to the Stuttgart military community, you may want to attend the C.A.R.E. Fair. The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s annual Community Activities, Registration and Education Fair, set for Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Exchange Shopping Mall on Panzer Kaserne, offers community members the opportunity to learn about the many programs and services available to them. More than 60 garrison, fraternal and special interest organizations will be represented, from the health and dental clinics to the German-American Women’s Club to local PTA groups, according to Martha Povich, the events manager for USAG Stuttgart Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

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“The C.A.R.E. Fair offers community members the opportunity to connect with one another, our community resources and organizations, and share information. It will help a newcomer transition more easily into the best community in all of USAREUR and help them discover who makes up the fabric of what makes Stuttgart so great,” Povich said. Visitors to the fair will be able to learn about employment, volunteer and educational opportunities, local banking services and how to save money with the Utility Tax Avoidance Program. Other groups, such as the Stuttgart Community Spouses Club, Mothers of Preschoolers, and the Piranhas swim team, will also participate. In addition, newcomers may discover some needed household items at the Family and MWR-hosted flea market that will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the sidewalk outside of the Exchange. More than 40 families will participate.

Meet Paralympic swimmers at the C.A.R.E. Fair Stuttgart military community members will also be able to meet the U.S. Paralympic swim team during the C.A.R.E. Fair. USAG Stuttgart was chosen by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense to host the team Aug. 16-27 as it prepares for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Nearly 4,000 athletes from almost 150 countries are expected to compete in 20 sports at the 2012 Paralympic Games. For more information on the Paralympic Games, visit www.london2012.com.

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Fallen heroes remembered

Kids aim for the sky during VBS

More than 300 runners turned out for this year’s Run to Remember July 21 and honored 253 service members who made the ultimate sacrifice.

School wasn’t in session, but 221 children flooded the halls of Patch Elementary School during the USAG Stuttgart Religions Support Office-sponsored VBS.


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Commander’s Column

New garrison commander privileged to serve community Commentary by Col. John P. Stack USAG Stuttgart commander

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irst, I’d like to say it is my privilege to serve the units, service members, families, civilians and retirees of this community. I look forward to leading the garrison in delivering services that exceed your expectations and set the standards for other garrisons in Europe. I want to thank the Stuttgart military community for the warm welcome that my family and I received at the garrison change of command ceremony last month. Thanks Col. Stack to all those who had a role in the planning and execution of the event. I was honored that so many key leaders, both U.S. and German, took the time out of their busy schedules to attend. I’m learning that the garrison has great relationships with our host nation neighbors and partners, and I look forward to forging even stronger associations in the future, as we work together to tackle common problems. Although my family and I have only been here

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a short time, we already count ourselves very lucky to live and work in such a great place, and we intend to get out and enjoy this beautiful country and its surroundings. Like most service men and women in today’s military, I have had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout the world. This travel and exposure to people across the globe has enabled me to appreciate what Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas L. Friedman describes in his book, “The World is Flat”: that we live in an increasingly globalized and interconnected world where inexpensive and robust transportation and communications technology allows us to travel anywhere on the planet within hours and to video conference with others within seconds. This globalization requires us to work closer than ever with other nations to effectively deal with the myriad of challenges the world faces. Both the U.S. Africa and European Commands perform vital notes for our own nation in this regard as they work tirelessly to maintain our critical alliances and forge close relations with nations throughout Europe and Africa. U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart is proud to support these endeavors by providing the Stuttgart military community with safe and secure facilities. But just as our increasingly globalized world brings opportunities, it also presents challenges, including the phenomenon of terrorism. Being a part of an overseas installation requires that we all work together to maintain good awareness and vigilance, and the garrison teams up closely with installation units and organizations to protect our service members and families. This month, as the Army observes Antiterrorism Awareness Month, I urge community members to focus on the importance of individual situational awareness and protective measures, and to become familiar with the Army iWATCH and suspicious activity reporting procedures. You can learn more on page 10 of this issue. The garrison is also proud to provide many quality services that enhance mission readiness. In order to understand my staff, what they do and what I can do to make their work more effective, I

have been frequenting garrison facilities and meeting the workforce. I’m also meeting with unit commanders to gain a better appreciation of the challenges they face and how we can support them. I want to make things better, and I will certainly rely on feedback from units and community members to help me and the hardworking garrison workforce improve our delivery of service. I consider the Interactive Customer Evaluation program my weekly after action review of whether or not we are providing the level of service expected of us. So please, use it as a tool to communicate with me and the garrison staff. Hard copy ICE cards can be found at any of our facilities, or your comments can be submitted online at www.stuttgart.army.mil, under the “Feedback” tab. When you visit the garrison website, you might notice that we recently revamped it to improve information delivery of our great services, programs and events. And to help service members and their families navigate through the challenges of permanent change of station moves, we’ve also improved how we present relocation information on the web. I encourage everyone to join us on our new webpage and on Facebook. There is a lot of timely and useful information to help you get the most of your assignment to Germany. Beyond a PCS move, service members also face challenges when they transition out of the military. And as the military draws down over the next several years, it is estimated that approximately 250,000 service members will separate. As a result, the Defense Department recognized the need for a redesigned Transition Assistance Program to provide service members with the tools and opportunities to be “career ready” for civilian employment. Currently a pilot program at seven stateside installations, DOD and its agency partners will coordinate the delivery of an improved Transition Assistance Program to 250 military installations worldwide. Stay tuned for details. Thanks again for the warm reception. My family and I are thrilled to be here in Stuttgart, and we look forward to hearing from you in the future.


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News

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News & Notes Lithium battery update

Sgt. Joseph Bunting, 554th MP Company, cheers Max Tortorelli, 11, across the finish line of the fourth annual Run to Remember held on Panzer Kaserne July 21. Tortorelli took second place in the 5K for his age and gender group.

Hundreds of fallen heroes honored in annual Run to Remember Story & photo by Mark J. Howell USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

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gt. Jose “Pepe” Escobedo, of Albuquerque, N.M., died of injuries suffered during a non-combat operation in Iraq in 2009. But he and hundreds of others who have fallen have not been forgotten. Veronica Carreon, a Heidelberg spouse who made the trip to Stuttgart for the fourth annual Run to Remember, pinned a photo of Escobedo, her cousin, to her shirt and loaded her iPod with his favorite music. She credited him for helping her get through a 13.1 mile half-marathon. “Around mile 10, I started to get really hot,” Carreon said. “I said, Hey Pepe, where’s the rain? And just a few minutes later, it did.” More than 350 participants laced up for the half marathon and 5K run, a collaborative event between 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), and U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation — created to honor and remember heroes who have fallen since 9/11. Participants who signed up for the race were also able to submit names of fallen heroes they wanted to have recognized and included on the event T-shirt. The names of 253 heroes were read (only 30 were submitted the first year) and honored during a somber pre-race opening ceremony, which was dedicated to Master Sgt. Danial “Slim” Adams, a Stuttgart Soldier who was killed in action on Sept. 13, 2011, and is the most recent casualty of 1/10 SFG(A). Master Sgt. Adams’ wife Melany ran this year’s half marathon in his honor. Morgan Mahlock, a Patch High School senior and member of its cross country team, took first place overall in the women’s 5K for the second year in a row. She, along with many other runners, commented that this year’s course was tougher than previous years, as it included a long, steep hill just before the

final stretch. “Half of it is mental,” Mahlock said. “Your body has to be ready, but your mind needs to be in it, too.” The idea for the event came from the minds of 1/10th Soldiers, who had over 100 runners participate this year. The unit worked with Family and MWR to create the first event in 2009 to recognize their fallen comrades. “We’ve been at war for so long, that almost all of us know someone who has fallen in battle,” said Capt. Anthony Heisler, Headquarters and Support Company commander, 1/10th SFG(A). “I think an event like this offers a great opportunity to honor them and show solidarity.” The 1/10th SFG(A) Family Support Group also benefitted from the race by sponsoring a pre-race pasta dinner and selling refreshments after the race, which helped to raise funds for upcoming events, added Heisler. Due to its theme and the half marathon option, the Run to Remember has become the most popular annual running event in the Stuttgart military community, according to Family and MWR officials. “It’s a very moving event,” said Carreon, who came from Heidelberg and ran to remember her cousin “Pepe.” “Every community should do something like this.”

2012 Run to Remember results Half marathon, overall men: Anthony Benitez, 1:23:24; Mitchell Bailey, 1:27:22; Kurt Barkei, 1:28:37. Half marathon, overall women: Jeannette Derner, 1:40:42; Erica Barkei, 1:41:30; Melissa Silva, 1:51:25. Half marathon, team: U.S. Africa Command J5, 6:39:53; 1/10th Special Forces Alpha Company, 7:16:43; The Outcasts, 8:09:47. 5K, overall men: Connor Messerschmidt, 19:21; Samuel Taylor, 19:42; Jeremy Digioia, 20:10. 5K, overall women: Morgan Mahlock, 21:22; Chloe Kelsey, 23:17; Lauren Barton, 23:33.

Items that contain lithium batteries can now be mailed to the States via military mail, however they may not be mailed here. This is due to the type of aircraft being used to move the mail. From Germany to the U.S., military aircraft are used, while commercial flights are used to bring mail to Europe. The May 16 ban issued by the International Civil Aviation Authority that prohibits the shipping of lithium batteries applies to commercial aircraft. If shipping items with lithium batteries to the U.S., there is a specific process to follow. When labeling the box for mailing, your CMR address cannot be used as the return address. Instead, you must use a valid stateside address, different from the one being used as for the recipient. This applies to all states, except Alaska, which will remain under the ban. The U.S. Postal Service anticipates that on Jan. 1, 2013, the International Civil Aviation Authority ban will be lifted and customers will be able to mail specific quantities of lithium batteries internationally (to include APO addresses). Officials warn that this is subject to change. For specific details and further instructions, visit your Army Post Office.

German Kantine set to open on Patch Barracks Aug. 13 The new German Kantine on Patch Barracks is set to open Aug. 13. The Kantine, located in Building 2386, will be open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will serve breakfast, lunch and snacks. The facility will retain the name Black Stallion Inn.

Soccer team wins

Congratulations to the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart community-level soccer team. The team took first place in the 2012 IMCOM-Europe Soccer Official’s Clinic Tournament held June 16 in Ansbach. Quincey Collins, a contractor with U.S. European Command, was selected Most Valuable Player.

Stuttgart Girl Scout earns highest award Tyrha Delger, 17, received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award that a Girl Scout can earn, on June 16. Delger, a Patch High School senior and a member of Girl Scout Troop 056, designed a cultural research project for Patch Elementary fifth-graders as her Gold Award project.

DeCA scholarship winners announced Congratulations to local students Elizabeth Derner, Heather Hoffman and Sydney Loy, who were announced as winners of the Scholarships for Military Children Program. Each was awarded a $1,500 scholarship. More than 5,000 students worldwide applied for the scholarships.


Features

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Col. John P. Stack (from right), the incoming USAG Stuttgart commander; Kathleen Marin, the IMCOM Europe regional director; and Col. Carl D. Bird, the outgoing commander, render honors as the U.S. and German anthems are played during the change of command ceremony July 23.

Ask a JAG Editor’s Note: Do you have a legal question you would like to see answered in a future edition of The Citizen? If so, contact “Ask a JAG” at andrew.j.rouchka.mil@mail.mil. By Capt. Andrew Rouchka (U.S. Army) Stuttgart Law Center Q: I need to get a personal cell phone. Should I sign a contract or buy a prepaid phone? A: From a legal perspective, your safest bet is to buy a prepaid phone because you won’t form a binding legal relationship with your provider. However, your personal needs may warrant a contract that can save you money in the long run, especially if you want a smart phone. Be careful though, as there are some common pitfalls. Under German law, a contract renews automatically unless a party cancels it. You’ll make an expensive mistake if you assume that a two-year contract, which just covers your tour in Germany, lasts for only two years. The two-year period means simply that neither party is allowed to cancel for the first two years. Normally, you can cancel the contract with written notice at least three months before the contract is up for renewal. In fact, you could submit your cancellation notice on the first day of the contract, but if you wait until the last day you’ll be on the hook for another year. Please note, this applies to other contracts, as well (e.g., discount cards for German trains, or “Bahncards”). You could also find yourself in a jam if you lose or break your phone, as this does not release you from your contractual obligations or allow you to cancel the contract early. Also, the company will probably replace the SIM card for a fee, but you’ll have to buy a new phone unless you have insurance that will pay for it. We recommend for several reasons that you carefully read any contract before signing it. First, the companies change their contracts constantly, offering promotions but sometimes also charging fees or limiting your ability to cancel. Second, you cannot rely on what the salesperson tells you, especially if it conflicts with a clause of the contract. Third, you’ll be held to the terms of the contract, whether you read and understand it or not. Take the time to get it translated if necessary and make sure you know what you’re signing. Finally, don’t assume you’ll be able to terminate the contract early with military orders. Here in Germany, without the protections of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, you’re left with the terms of your individual contract. Some contracts contain a “military clause,” but most do not. In summary, your decision depends on your individual needs and circumstances. You might save money using a contract, but make sure you know what you’re getting into. This column is not intended as individual or specific legal advice. If you have specific issues or concerns, you should consult a judge advocate at 421-4152/civ. 0711-729-4152.

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Staff Sgt. Victor M. Ortiz, USAG Stuttgart’s 2012 NCO of the Year, presents Petrina Stack, wife of incoming garrison commander Col. John P. Stack, with a bouquet of yellow roses.

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Members of the 85th Army Band, from Arlington Heights, Ill., play “The Army Goes Rolling Along” at the end of the ceremony July 23.

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During an era of increased scrutiny in military spending, Marin commended Bird’s achievements in adapting garrison operations to increase its efficiency and effectiveness. “Carl … understands the importance of making intelligent investments for sustainable prosperity not only today, but also tomorrow,” she said. Marin detailed Bird’s money-saving accomplishments that have saved the garrison over $1.2 million: the replacement of steam heating lines and water lines; the installation of LED street lights, and motion detection lights in public toilets and administrative facility hallways, and the reduction of inefficiencies in weekend operations at the Patch Barracks Dining Facility. “Managing a garrison of this size and complexity cannot be done alone,” Marin said. She added that Bird’s spouse Hope was a valued partner with an exceptional record of service — active as a Girl Scout leader, a volunteer for Army Community Service, and a senior advisor to the American Red Cross, United Service Organizations and the German-American Women’s Club. Marin thanked both for their service to military members and their families. “Your service is a source of inspiration for me personally and for many of us here,” she said. She then welcomed Stack and his wife Petrina, and children Mikeal, Dalton and Liz. Marin said that while Stack brings a global perspective and proven leadership skills to the garrison,

“ … there is no more challenging time than now to lead an Army garrison, especially in Europe. “I’ll expect you to ask the questions as you chart a course for the future here in the Stuttgart, and take up the mantle of leadership in this chapter of the Stuttgart legacy.” In his farewell address, Bird started by recounting a lighthearted story about his dog Casey. Soon, though, his voice cracked with emotion as he credited the accomplishments of the garrison to the support he received from the leaders of EUCOM, AFRICOM, U.S. Army Europe, IMCOM Europe, the tenant units and surrounding German communities. He also acknowledged the efforts of the garrison employees. “The garrison is staffed by professionals who understand their mission is to deliver superior services and support to the community. I’d like to give my whole-hearted thanks to my directors who make that happen on a daily basis through the dedication and hard work of all their employees,” said Bird. Bird turned the podium over to Stack, who thanked the guests, family and friends for attending, as well as the Birds for their leadership and commitment to the Stuttgart military community. Stack said he was eager to begin his mission. “I look forward to forging a great working relationship with all the organizations and units in this community, as well as with our German partners throughout Stuttgart. I am also looking forward to leading this hard-working garrison team,” he said. Stack is not new to garrison operations, having served as garrison commander of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., from 2007 to 2010.


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Community AnnounCements

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Learn to communicate

Back to school

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Equal Employment Opportunity Office will host a brown bag workshop Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on building effective communications in the workplace. While this session is recommended for managers and supervisors, everyone is welcome to attend. The class will be held at Army Community Service, in Room 222, Building 2915, on Panzer Kaserne. To register, or for more information, send an email to usagstuttgarteeo@eur.army.mil.

Julie McGill (from left), the Patch Elementary School secretary, assists Concetta Young in registering her son, De Antwan, 6, for first grade, while his sister Viviana, 3, waits patiently. The administrative offices of all area schools are open, and sponsors can simply walk in to register. For more information, visit www.eu.dodea.edu.

Register for college

University of Maryland University College Europe will hold registration for the fall session I through Aug. 19, with classes beginning on Aug. 20. Book and new student scholarships are available. For more information on registration, book awards or field study classes, contact the local UMUC Europe field representative at 4312303/civ. 07031-15-2303 or visit www.ed.umuc.edu.

Vehicle Reg closures

The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Vehicle Registration Office will close at noon Aug. 31 to conduct its monthly inventory. Vehicle Registration is also scheduled to close on Sept. 3 for Labor Day and on Sept. 7 to allow its local national workforce to attend an annual outing. For more information, call 431-2833/07031-15-2833 or visit www.stuttgart.army.mil and click on “Directorates� then “Emergency Services.�

Health clinic announces closure for Aug. 24 The Stuttgart Army Health Clinic and Dental Clinic will be closed Aug. 24 for an organizational day.

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For immediate health care needs, call the Nurse Advice Line at civ. 00800-4759-2330. Contact the Military Police in case of a medical emergency.

Learn German landlord and tenant laws Attorneys from the Stuttgart Law Center will discuss German landlord and tenant law and some of the common legal problems that have been faced by Stuttgart military community members, during in-processing briefings scheduled for every Thursday in August at 10 a.m. at the Central Processing Facility, Building 2913, Panzer Kaserne. For more information, contact the Central Processing Facility at 431-2599/07031-15-2599 or the Legal Assistance Office at 4214152/0711-729-4152.

Register your bikes Having your bicycle registered is important in the event it is lost or stolen.

To register a bicycle, visit the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Military Police Desk in Building 2307 on Patch Barracks. Cyclists will need their ID card, address and phone number, sponsor’s rotation date, and bicycle make, model, color, size and serial number. In the event the bicycle is lost and recovered, the MPs will be able to contact the owner. For more information, call the Military Police Traffic Section at 430-5330/5001/civ. 0711-6805330/5001.

Health clinic offers youth sports physicals

Need fuel for rental car?

The Army Wellness Center Stuttgart, located in Building 2337 on Patch Barracks, is currently operating with limited capabilities. To better serve customers, appointments are now necessary. To make an appointment, call 430-4073/civ. 0711-680-4073.

Petroleum authorizations for rental vehicles can be obtained either at the local Customs Office during normal duty hours or 24 hours a day at the Provost Marshal Office on Patch Barracks. To obtain an authorization, bring ID card, rental contract and rental vehicle registration. Personnel on temporary duty orders must also present TDY orders.

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What’s a single service member to do? Join BOSS! By Megan Clancy Special to The Citizen

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ervice members looking to expand their horizons beyond the walls of the barracks may want to consider Better Opportunities for Single Service Members. The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart BOSS program is open to all services and ranks, enlisted or officers, whether active duty or reservists. “There are approximately 600 service members who are eligible to participate in BOSS,” said Steve Dunlap, the BOSS advisor, of the Stuttgart military community. “Anyone who is a single service member or who is unaccompanied — married but without his or her family — is eligible for BOSS.” While BOSS is an official Army program, the program in Stuttgart is a bit different from other bases because it also serves Airmen, Marines and Sailors. BOSS offers a variety of trips, recreational services and community service activities for singles to participate in. Many of the events are subsidized, meaning little or no out-of pocket expenses for participants. Last month, BOSS held an evening social sponsored by the Sindelfingen Marriott Hotel, complete with cocktails, dinner and dancing, for a mere $5 cover charge. “The food is good,” said Marine Cpl. Julius A. Griffin, 22, who serves as the BOSS representative for Marines stationed here. “I feel that the Marines serve singles well, and I’m here to make sure that the single service member’s

life in Germany is well,” he said. And that is essentially what the BOSS program does: strive to increase the overall quality of single service members’ lives. “BOSS is important because it gives single Soldiers a voice, especially when it comes to barracks living,” Dunlap said. Barracks improvement initiatives, thanks to the BOSS program, have made big differences in the lives of single service members. “BOSS fixed a lot of things,” Dunlap said. BOSS members also give back to the community through activities such as setting up flea markets and cooking for wounded warriors at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This month, BOSS participants will help set up the Community Activity, Registration and Education Fair, and on Sept. 21, they will assist in running Outdoor Recreation’s Amazing Race event, Dunlap said. BOSS meetings are held twice a month in the Warrior Zone in the Swabian Special Events Center on Patch Barracks — on the second and last Tuesday every month at 3 p.m. All single service members are invited to attend. Participants discuss upcoming events and community service projects, and address quality of life concerns during the meetings, Dunlap said. Those issues are forwarded to the garrison command sergeant major for review and resolution. For more information, visit www.stuttgarmwr. com, or stop by the Warrior Zone, Building 2505, Patch Barracks.

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The Citizen, August 9, 2012

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VBS encourages kids to reach for the sky By Megan Clancy Special to The Citizen

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sually Patch Elementary School is pretty quiet this time of year … the desks are empty, the public address system silent, the bulletin boards blank. Yet laughter echoed through the halls as 221 children and 110 volunteers were in constant motion during the garrison-sponsored Vacation Bible School for 5- to 11-year-olds, held July 30 to Aug. 3 at the school. “The best part of VBS is seeing children happy, smiling, remembering different Bible stories and various Bible verses, and going home ... helping their parents learn about God,” said James Sciegel, the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Religious Education Director. This year’s theme at the nondenominational VBS was “Sky — Everything is possible with God.” Airplanes, clouds and balloons were everywhere in support of the theme. Each three hour session started with an opening sing along session. Then the children, divided into 24 “flight crews” of varying ages, rotated through stations that included hands-on activities, videos, Bible stories and discussion, games and a snack, before the groups came back together for a closing song. In addition, children were able to contribute funds to Portions for Orphans — a not-for-profit organization focused on improving the quality of care provided to orphans — by doing chores or projects and donating the money, Sciegel said. Each day, the children learned “Bible points” to help them relate to God in their own lives. For example, on Wednesday, the phrase to remember was: “No matter what people do, trust God.” Samantha Stachitas, 8, took it a step

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Volunteers hold up a hula hoop as Wesley Holbeck, 9, prepares to launch a balloon filled with “God’s love” through the hoop, which symbolizes worldly distractions, while Lilly Eveland, 6, and Colby Waters, 8, wait their turns during the RSO-sponsored Vacation Bible School July 31. further. “No matter how you feel and what people do, trust God!” she said, in response to what she had just learned. One of the most popular stations was Chadder’s Theater, where children watched videos about Chadder, a mischievous talking chipmunk, and his adventures. Volunteers Linda Sanborn and

Jessica Cassidy then led the children through discussions to make sure they got the message of each video. At another station, blue balloons were filled with “God’s love” and launched through hula hoops. “Last year was more focused on arts and crafts, but this year is more handson,” said volunteer Christy Benitez,

whose two daughters begged to come back to VBS again this year. “It’s is a good program for children. My kids get excited every morning, asking what is next?” she said. Benitez said that she thinks the sky theme is great, and that it makes the kids think big. “With God, there are no limits,” she added. Chester Johnston, 7, also returned because of his experience last year. “I wanted to come back for the second time this year because it is fun. I like the games ... I like Orville the pig because I’m a fan of pigs.” His brother, Henry, 12, volunteered, and found himself playing “Flash Skyrunner,” a pilot in training, in the closing skit. “I love to act, and it is the best feeling in the world,” Henry said. His material, however, was not the easiest to work with. “It’s hard to memorize Bible quotes ...,” he said. For volunteer and mom MarieChristine Kemp, VBS has been a way to introduce her children to a new community. “We have moved 13 times in 20 years. Being involved in the chapel helps my children to stay busy making new friends,” she said. The USAG Stuttgart Religious Support Office was able to provide VBS thanks in part to funding from the Department of Defense, but the majority of funds were generated through offerings collected during Protestant and Catholic services, according to Religious Education Director Sciegel. In a change from previous years, VBS was limited to Patch Barracks. The decision to forego VBS at Robinson Barracks was a difficult one, and the result of RSO staff downsizing, funding and logistical difficulties, Sciegel said.

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hen shopping for school supplies, consider some healthy, environmentally-friendly alternatives. Ink pens, markers, correction fluids and gel pens can often contain solvents and other harmful ingredients. It’s better to select water-based pens and pens with refill systems. Non-enameled graphite and colored pencils made of wood are also a good choice. White-board pens and permanent markers often contain harmful chemicals and should be avoided. Glues should be solvent-free and water-based; spray adhesives that contain gases and solvents shouldn’t be used. Wooden rulers, cotton lunch bags, leather pencil cases and erasers made of natural caoutchouc are great alternatives. Choose notebooks and folders made of recycled paper and nonchlorine bleach. Whenever possible avoid plastics; items made from USAG Stuttgart recycled paper, wood, or even recyDirectorate of Public Works Environmental Division cled plastic, are better alternatives.


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For emergency care, use host nation facilities

Time is an important factor when emergency care is required. Beneficiaries of U.S. Army Health Clinic Stuttgart are reminded that the facility is not staffed or equipped as an emergency clinic and it does not provide an ambulance service. A medical emergency is one in which life, limb or eyesight may be in immediate danger and time may be a critical factor. To avoid a delay in treatment, patients requiring emergency care should go to the nearest host nation facility or call for an ambulance. You can call the German ambulance service direct (civ. 112), but to guarantee an English speaker, call the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Military Police. On post, dial 114 or 116; off post, call civ. 0711-680-114/116. The MPs will contact the German ambulance service and a Host Nation Patient Liaison. If your emergency is on an installation, the MPs will also meet the ambulance at the gate and escort it onto the installation. German first responders will triage and transport the patient to the nearest emergency room that can treat the injury or condition.

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ol. Joanna J. Reagan assumed command of U.S. Army Health Clinic Stuttgart during a ceremony held July 10 on Patch Barracks that also honored the service of the outgoing commander, Col. Lawrence B. Connell. Connell, who served as clinic commander since 2010, will now take an assignment as the chief of staff for the Pacific Region Medical Command in Honolulu, Hawaii. The new clinic commander is a graduate of Montana State University, and also holds degrees from Chapman University, Texas Women’s University and the Army War College. Reagan’s most recent assignment was as the deputy commander for the Administration/Troop Commander at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Her past assignments also include stints at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii; Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, N.C.; and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Connell said he was proud of a number of accomplishments during his tenure, including “opening the Kelley Clinic Annex on Kelley Barracks, as well as increased patient satisfaction and customer support to the Stuttgart military community.� As of July 15, the Stuttgart clinic falls under the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, which in turn is part of the Europe Regional Medical Command. The clinic has a staff of approximately 125 and serves

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Outgoing Commander Col. Lawrence Connell (from left); Col. Telita Crosland, the Heidelberg Medical Department Activity commander; and Col. Joanna J. Reagan, the incoming commander, salute during the U.S. Army Health Clinic Stuttgart change of command ceremony held July 10 on Patch Barracks. more than 10,000 beneficiaries in the Stuttgart military community.


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14 at 1 p.m. in Building 2913 on Panzer Kaserne. Representatives from various agencies will brief, to include transportation, customs, medical and dental clinics, 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 pre-separation information. Advance registration is required. For more information and to sign-up, call 431-2599/civ. 07031-15-2599.

14 at 1 p.m. in Building 2913 on Panzer Kaserne. Representatives from various agencies will brief, to include transportation, customs, medical and dental clinics, 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 pre-separation information. Advance registration is required. For more information and to sign-up, call 431-2599/civ. 07031-15-2599.

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Antiterrorism

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Terrorism can hit close to home, even in Stuttgart community By Shay Edwards USAG Stuttgart Antiterrorism Office

vised explosive devices), or a vehicle with multiple propane tanks and large containers or gas cans, in a parking lot. It could be a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device. Anything that seems odd or out of place should be reported to the Military Police immediately.

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ome people may think that a terrorist attack can’t occur in Stuttgart, but terrorism remains a threat everywhere, even here. In 2007, the U.S. intelligence interception of suspicious communications between Pakistan and Stuttgart led to the arrest of three suspected Muslim militants accused of plotting massive car bomb attacks against Americans. According to a Sept. 7, 2007, Los Angeles Times news story, “The suspects wanted to kill as many Americans as possible in the process, officials said. “Probable targets of their alleged plan to build three car bombs were crowded bars, nightclubs, restaurants and airports. They chose Germany because it was their home turf and because of the large population of Americans around military bases.” Then in 2009, the Stuttgart state court convicted three men for being members of a Turkish leftist group and supporting terrorist activities. All three were leaders in the outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front, according to Deutsche Welle, a German broadcasting conglomerate. And last year in March, Arid Uka shot four U.S. Airmen outside the Frankfurt Airport, killing two of them. Uka became radicalized on his own by reading and watching jihadist propaganda on the Internet. During his trial, “He testified he wanted to stop U.S. service personnel from going to Afghanistan after viewing a video on Facebook that purported to show American Soldiers raping a teenage Muslim girl. It turned out to be a scene from the 2007 Brian De Palma anti-war film “Redacted,” taken out of context,” according to an Associated Press report. While the attack occurred in Frankfurt, it could have easily been perpetrated by a worker at the Stuttgart Airport. One can conclude that terrorist groups exist

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Service members, civilians and families are encouraged to recognize and report suspicious activity to law enforcement agents. in Stuttgart, and that lone wolf actors are a threat anywhere. This information is not presented to scare people, but rather to open their eyes to the possibility of a terrorist attack occurring in their own community. To prevent this, ensure you are aware of what constitutes suspicious activity and how to report it.

Know the indicators of possible terrorist activities

Some common indicators of suspicious activity are people asking questions about security forces on post or taking pictures of U.S. personnel or installations, and abandoned packages or backpacks left in heavily populated areas or near bus stops and train stations. Unusual indicators of suspicious activity include strong odors coming from a building, vehicle or sewer grate (indicating explosives), fire extinguishers that have been moved or are out of place (possible impro-

Reporting suspicious activity is critical because it helps to focus both U.S. and German intelligence assets. People often rationalize that what they are witnessing is benign, and tell themselves that they are overreacting. But every report of suspicious activity is important and may save lives. While a single person acting suspiciously or asking suspicious questions may seem unimportant, consider the possibility that your report may be the second or third of a suspicious person or odd activity in the area. If a report is made fast enough so that MPs or German Polizei can respond to the incident and interview the suspicious person — even if after the fact — then a clear message is sent to the person that they are being observed. If they are planning terrorist criminal activity, such a confrontation could discourage them from pursuing an attack in the area. Do your part to secure the community: know, recognize, and report suspicious activity. To report anything suspicious, contact the local MPs at 430-5262 as soon as possible. A report can also be made online at the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart homepage at www.stuttgart.army. mil, by clicking on the iWatch or iSalute icon and submitting the report electronically. For more information on identifying suspicious activity, online training is available at https://atlevel1. dtic.mil/at.


Culture

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At your leisure Festivals The music, cabaret, theater and culture center Merlin will host the Sommermusikfestival Klinke 23, or summer music festival, from Aug. 10 to Sept. 8. Regional, as well as newcomer bands and artists, will perform Wednesday through Saturday at 9 p.m. Visitors will be entertained with poetry and ‘60s pop, rock and indie tunes. Eric Gauthier is one of Stuttgart’s most popular musicians and will perform with his band Sept. 8 at 9 p.m. Besides music, patrons can also enjoy food and drinks at Café Merlin, or at Merlin’s beer garden area. The event is free, however, donations for the bands are welcome. Merlin is located at Augustenstrasse 72, 70178 Stuttgart. For more information, visit www.merlinstuttgart.de.

from 10-10:30 p.m. Beside fireworks, the festival offers a variety market, performances by fire-breathers and acrobats, and “Ballonglühen,” during which illuminated hot air balloons will rise into the evening sky. The event also offers food and live bands. Tickets cost €11 when purchased in advance and €14 at the event. Family tickets (two adults and children 11 years old and younger) cost €30. To purchase tickets, call civ. 0800-2711-711, or visit www.cskartenservice.de. For more information, visit www.flammende-sterne.de. Ludwigsburg will host the Ludwigsburger Weinlaube wine fest until Aug. 18. The fest opens daily at 5 p.m. and is located at the Rathaushof in the downtown area. The event features fine foods from local restaurants and more than 130 regional and international wines. Live bands will also entertain visitors with rock, pop and country music throughout the event. For more information, visit www.ludwigsburger-weinlaube.de.

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Fireworks illuminate the skies over Ostfildern during last year’s “Flammende Sterne” or Flaming Stars firework festival. This year’s event will run from Aug. 17-19 at the Scharnhauser Park. The Flammende Sterne firework festival will run Aug. 17-19 at the Scharnhauser Park leisure area in Ostfildern. The festival is open Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., and Sunday from 4 p.m. until midnight. Pyrotechnicians from England, Spain and Germany will participate in the firework competition. Firework displays that are set to music will run from 10:30-11 p.m. nightly. The event celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and offers “Feurige Geburtstagsshows,” or “fiery birthday shows,” every night

The Friedrichsbau Varieté, or Variety Theater, in downtown Stuttgart features a Fantastique Das Magische Kabinett der Mme. Roxanne magical cabaret show until Oct. 20. Performances are offered Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 13 and 20, the show will run at 6 and at 10 p.m. The “Varieté for Tea” program will also feature parts of the Fantastique show with coffee, tea and cake Sept. 20 and Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. According to a Varieté press release, magicians will take visitors on a mystical journey between illusion and fantasy. The show will also feature Jan Becker, one of Germany’s most popular mentalists. Tickets cost between €22 and €52 and can be purchased by calling civ. 0711-225-7070. The show is recommended for mature audiences. The Friedrichsbau Varieté is located at Friedrichstrasse 24, 70174 Stuttgart. For more information, visit www.friedrichsbau.de.

the SWR Band, patrons can dance the summer night away. Tickets cost €12 when purchased in advance or €16 at the event. Entrance is free for children 11 years old or younger. For more information, visit www.seenachtfest.de.

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Jan Becker is one of Germany’s most popular mentalists and will be part of the “Fantastique Das Magische Kabinett der Mme. Roxanne” magical cabaret cast. The show will run until Oct. 20 at the Friedrichsbau Varieté in Stuttgart.

This weekend The Steillagenfest, a local wine fest, will run Aug. 11-12 at Stuttgart’s city district Mühlhausen. The fest will be open on Saturday from 2-11 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Local vintners will offer regional wines and food, homemade cakes and ice cream. Visitors can also take a ride up on the wine hills with the “Monorackbahn,” or monorack train, to enjoy a glass of wine at the “Wengerthäusle,” or vintner’s hut. Wine cocktails, sparkling wines and live music will also be offered. The event spans along the Neckar River and starts at Arnoldstrasse 96, 70378 Stuttgart-Mühlhausen. Patrons can also take the UBahn U14 to the Auwiesen stop. The Konstanzer Seenachtfest, or Lake Constance Festival, will run Aug. 11 from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. all along Konstanz’ boardwalk area. The fest will span from Seestrasse and Stadtgarten to Hafenstrasse and “Klein Venedig,” or little Venice. The fest will feature a firework display that is set to music at 10:15 p.m. This year’s theme will be “Stars of Africa.” In addition to the fireworks, visitors can indulge in food, enjoy live music, jugglers, fire-breathers and a arts and crafts market. A children’s program will be offered, as well. During the open air party with

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One of Europe’s largest firework displays, set to music, illuminates the Lake Constance during last year’s “Konstanzer Seenachtfest.” This year, the event will be held Aug. 11 from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Family The Stuttgart Airport will host the Grosses Kinderfest, or children’s festival, Aug. 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event spans the P3, P4 and P5 parking lots to the airport’s observation deck and Terminal 1 (west). The family event offers sports programs, a children’s disco, entertainment, arts and crafts, a soccer freestyle show, clowns, face painting, bouncing castles, and hands-on activities with the airport’s fire department. The airport’s police department will also host police working dog demonstrations. Visitors can tour the airport’s flightline area exclusively during the event. Patrons can also enter the chance to win a one-week family vacation at the Robinson Club in Kreta, Greece. All activities are free. For more information, visit www.flughafen-stuttgart.de.


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What’s happening in FMWR Texas barbecue Aug. 17 An all-you-can-eat barbecue will be served Aug. 17 from 4:30-8 p.m. at the Kelley Club. The menu includes ribs, chicken, baked beans, potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and salad. For more information, call 421-4660/civ. 0711-729-4660.

Youth sports clinics

Child Youth and School Services will offer several youth sports clinics this month. • Soccer I for ages 5-9: Aug. 14-16, 5:30-7 p.m., Bowman Field, Patch Barracks, $35; • Bowling for ages 7-18: Aug. 15-17, 3-4:45 p.m., Galaxy Bowling and Entertainment Center, Panzer Kaserne, $20; • Soccer II for ages 10 and over: Aug. 18-19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Husky Field, Patch Barracks, $25. To register, call 430-7480/civ. 0711-680-7480.

Sunday bingo

Every Sunday the Patch Community Club offers bingo and a chance to win over $3,000 in prizes. Doors open at 1 p.m., and

play starts at 3 p.m. For more information, call 421-5433/civ. 0711-680-5433.

Play paintball Adults 18 and over, and teens 16-17 (accompanied by a parent) are invited to play paintball on Aug. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Shuttle transportation to the field will be available. For costs and reservations, call Outdoor Recreation at 431-2774/ civ. 07031-15-2774.

Learn calm parenting The “ScreamFree” parenting series will teach parents how to stay calm, connected and in control. Classes will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 14, 21 and 28 at Army Community Service, Building 2915, Panzer Kaserne. For more information and to register, call 431-3362/civ. 0703115-3362 For more activities, or to join the Family and MWR email list, visit www.stuttgartmwr.com or facebook.com/familyandmwr.

Coming to Patch Theater Aug. 10 — Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 5 p.m., Total Recall (PG-13) 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Aug. 11 — Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 4 p.m., Total Recall (PG-13) 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Aug. 12 — Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 2 p.m., The Avengers (PG-13) 4 p.m., Total Recall (PG-13) 7 p.m. Aug. 13 — Total Recall (PG-13) 6 p.m. Aug. 14 — Planet 51 (PG) 3 p.m., Brave (PG) 6 p.m. Aug. 15 — The Avengers (PG-13) 6 p.m. Aug. 16 — The Amazing Spiderman (PG-13) 6 p.m. Aug. 17 — The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Aug. 18 — Brave (PG) 2 p.m.; The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 4 p.m.; The Campaign (R) 7 p.m.; The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) 10 p.m. Aug. 19 — The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 1 p.m.; Hope Springs (PG13) 4 p.m.; The Bourne Legacy

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“The Bourne Legacy” introduces film goers to a new hero, Aaron Cross, played by Jeremy Renner. (PG-13) 7 p.m. Aug. 20 — Bourne Legacy (PG13) 6 p.m. Aug. 21 — The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 6 p.m. Aug. 22 — Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG) 6 p.m. Aug. 23 — The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 6 p.m. For more movie listings, visit www. shopmyexchange.com. The Patch Theater phone number is civ. 0711120-8222.


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AUTOS All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. 04 Honda Odyssey EX-L, 59000 miles, 1 owner, leather, 6 CD, 10" DVD w/ wireless headsets, nav. sys, remote starter...2 new tires, best Minivan avail $14950 01622565269 1969 Mustang! Show condition! engine built up to much to list! Very fast and clean! Will turn heads everywhere! Classic american muscle! â‚Ź25000 bobbyb223@ gmail.com handy 015162618625 1997 BMW 316I Only 113000m, Manual Trans, in excellent condition, sunroof, cd player, all power options, looks great and is in perfect mechanical order $3700 hm198680@yahoo.com 2001 Audi A3 Only 83000m Manual trans, leather interior, heated seats, reverse parking sensors, all power options, immaculate condition inside and out $9800 raymunzer@yahoo.com/ 01623750236 2001 BMW X5 3.0 Ltr AWD, Sports Pkg Forest Green, Beige Leather, Loaded, One Owner, Runs great, 235,000 miles, Must Sell. KBB $6,000/Obo 01714142312 2001 Honda civic ex, red w/black interior, Manual (5 Speed), approx 143,000 miles, air bags, spoiler, stereo w/CD player/iPod input, sm dent bk bumper ria282003@ya hoo.com 2003 Buick Century, Silver, less than 104K miles, good mechanical condition, had cosmetic damage, KBB price $3480 You save. $1000, guaranteed pass inspec $2400 015121810520 / kristin_mendrofa@yahoo.com 2003 Toyota 4runner SR5, black w/grey interior, automatic, approx 131,000 miles, A/C, stereo, airbags, 4 wheel drive $8800 ria282003@yahoo.com

2005 Honda CR-V. 76,000 miles. Excellent condition. 4 doors, automatic transmission, seats 5 people. Miles per gallon: City 20/Hwy 25. $8500 henley.jones@trade.gov

2004 auto Honda Accord EX, US Spec, 96K mls, leather, moon roof, powr/dual htd sts, kyls entry, XMrad, Call Brandon@ 0151-25927032. See @Ramstein Lemon Lot $8900 2004 Volvo S60 2.5T, Black with Beige leather interior, 109K miles, Automatic, 5 Cylinder, US Specs, Sunroof, Passed inspection July 2012 $7,500.00 sjboehm64@ya hoo.com / 06227380802 2005 Dodge Neon SXT w/ SRT pkg4 dr, blk ext/blk int, 2.0L I-4, 5 sp man 132hp@5600 rpm/130lb-ft @4600 rpm Less than 42K orig. miles Avail 16 June $5500 0152210-95777 / matthewbright@ me.com 2005 Nissan Quest, must sell! Side airbags, remote push button sliding doors / trunk, DVD player w/ wireless headphones, CD player with Bose system 91k miles $10900 032-212-270751 or 0171-473-5099 or beaversdaniel@ yahoo.com 2007 Cadillac CTS, 69K miles, New Tires, New Battery, Leather Interior, XM Radio, On-Star, Wood Paneling, US Specs In MINT condition!! $17000 +49 151 42460031 or joellekeller@ya hoo.com 2007 Ford Focus SE, Excellent condition, U.S. specs, 5-dr hatchback with street appearance package, 5 speed, only 37930 miles, contact Tony $9000 016099696473/ anthony.jernigan@ yahoo.com 2007 Hyundai Accent GLS 16V, 82kw, Automatic, 43000 miles, GER Title, US-import (driven in USA & Ger), runs perfect. Further details & I-net links by mail! â‚Ź4200 N.Knippenberg@web.de 2008 Audi A4 SE. 2.0T AT 4D Sedan. Excellent Condition! Special Edition includes 17" wheels, leather seating, premium stereo, and sunroof. 61k miles $18300 01709611782 / bbrfmartin@ gmail.com 2008 Dodge Charger R/T. Only 26, 500 miles. 6 disc DVD w/TV. Bluetooth. Auto Climate Control. Heated leather seats. $$19, 500 bimjeam333@googlemail.com or 01713611741 2008 VW Jetta Wolfsberg. Excellent Cond! 24K mi, 2.0T eng, Auto Trans, Air Cond, Sunroof, Prem Wheels, Prem Multi Disc CD/iPod Stereo, Leather $15500 01709611782 / bbrfmartin@ gmail.com

2009 Ford Ranger XLT Supercab Blue, Blk & Gry int, 5spd man 207hp, 4.0 V6, 6-Ft bed Rad / CD/ MP3, Dealer maint. 23,500mi See Ramstein resale lot $16500 01623 150413 2009 Nissan Sentra. 34K mi. Automatic. New ceramic brakes, front tires. Incl extra full size tire, jumper cables, saftey equip. Contact Jenni 015112760883 $9700 jennwinkelman@yahoo.com, 015112760883

2009 Volvo XC90 Chrome Front Grille. Grille removed form 2009 Volvo XC90. Also selling the right and left bumper vents, 15 euros each. â‚Ź125 017681180184 or nick_carl66@yahoo.com 2010 BMW 550 GT Private Seller! Free Shipping back to the U.S! Fully Loaded -- Only 16K miles! Showroom Condition! *2.5 yr ext. warranty included!* $47999 015223424776 / bryhoggard@hot mail.com 2010 Ford Focus SES KBB $16900, 5991 miles new all season tires, includes original summer tires husky liner floor mats and trunk mat email/call $15500 015151323942 / sha ne.pomerenke@gmail.com

2011 Ford Edge Sport, 3.7 Liter, Tuxedo Black, w/ 22" rims. Fully Loaded w/o Nav. 25,000 miles, extended warranty, $2,400 below Blue Book. $29000 0162-2549026 2012 Toyota Tundra Limited for sale: for $21800 almost like new and a 2011 Nissan Pathfinder: $11.500 jamnatnick@yahoo.com or jamnatnick@hotmail.com

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AUTOS All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

BMW X5, Mod. 2006, 3.0d, 217HP, AWD, perf. cond. 153000km, steptronic, leather seats, GPS, Glass roof, xenon, etc. fully equip. no accid. last BMW insp/svc 2012. $24600 0173-9025911

BMW 325i Sport (two doors) AuBMW, 520I, 2002 Must Go! 5tomatic Transmission with full exSPD/60K Orig miles! Blk met/Very tras, year 1993, guarantee Inspecnice car w/ many options; Xeon tion. $2800 essamhindi@online.de lights/rain sensor/park sensors/6 disc changer/cruise & more! BMW 325i sport 1993, Automatic $8500 0173-7948404 rwalter007@ Transmission, 6 cylinder 150 HP yahoo.com with Full Options (leather, ..), in- Lexus LS 400, built 1991, €1500. spection guarantee. $3200 If you like to include the spare 015117610336 parts: €2500. Call: 07144-9989984

Ford Mustang convert 0821300 Miles https://picasaweb.google.com/ 103224739948077495920/FordMustang Located @ US Embassy Madrid Free Delivery to Buyer $16800 Ellen.Lenny-Pessagno@ trade.gov Ford US Spec Focus S 2012 Engine - 4 Cylinder Transmission Automatic Spec - US SPEC Mileage 6,000 Color-Grey $16000 015161504210 or 015161504133 GM Navigation Disc for factory installed systems. Works in all Chevy/GMC SUV's and Trucks. Text or call 01709006266 or email sniderman24@hotmail.com $35 Great family car, color white, around 62.000 miles, 2007, one owner, GPS and the entire technology package. Call 015124147627 $21000 I need a reliable car for work! If anyone knows about a car, that is just sitting around collecting dust, please contact me. I need a car for work!!!! $500 jason.deuster@ amedd.army.mil Obo, 2006 Dodge Charger (hemi) R/T, leather seats, CD, sun roof, heated front seats, dual air bags, 20 inch rims, keep it very clean, original owner. $16500 an thony.bartzis@usafricom.mil / 01706381195

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Peuogeot 206 Hatchback (5 Seats, VW Golf size), 5-Gear stick, new inspection (Fed / Jun'12), New Clutch/ brakes. includes: 2 sets of tires, radio CD. €3500 0715271331 patmulatta@tonline.de

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Pontiac Bonneville 1998 - Automatic-Maroon metallic-leather seats-4 electric windows-new transmission-new tires-remote 2010 Harley Davidson CVO key-new breaks-good condition Screamin Eagle Ultra Classic. €3000 cknoerzer@hotmail.de Blue/Silver, 11K miles, 3-yr warToyota Avalon XL 0696900 Miles ranty, many extras. $29500 0171196-7769 or randyandpetra@hot https://picasaweb.google.com/ mail.com 103224739948077495920/ToyotaAvalon Located at US Embassy Madrid Free Delivery to Buyer 2011 BMW R 1200 GS "Triple $8000 Ellen.Lenny-Pessagno@tra Black" w/ saddle bags and tank bag. Only 3200 miles. Excellent de.gov condition. Serious inquiries only US Spec BMW X3 3.0si ~25K mi- please. $12500 0175-1976784 / les Stuttgart area. Fully loaded. hugh.manbing@yahoo.com $26000 daniel.smallwood@ gmail.com VW Passat Variant 2,0, Station ANNOUNCEMENTS Wagon, German Specs', All ads & pics can be viewed @ ca.99000 km (62000 miles), diewww.class-world.eu sel, just passed inspection!, for sale B4 23rd of July. Sindelfingen Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc €10500 antojakovljevic@ya Theta Theta Lambda Chapter hoo.com Black & Gold Banquet Ramstein VW RNS 315 Touch Screen Navi- Officer's Club May 19, 2012 1800 gation System (North America) social 1900 event starts $40 PleaFrom 2011 Tiguan. Never used. se contact Henry A. Williams, $1000 0174-7798376 williha@gmail.com


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

37" Panasonic Color TV, multiSystem, Multi-Voltage. Like new. $90 Frank 0171-996-6925

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52" Sony Bravia HD LCD 1080p Excellent Condition Dual Voltage Multi Format $900 01709611782 / Bike Hospital: Your source for bbrfmartin@gmail.com used bicycles in the Stuttgart area for over 6 years.We offer good, Car/Air DC Power DC Adapter w/ clean, used bikes at fair prices. USB Kensington 90W Computer Featuring oldtimers, retro bikes Ready! Many Computer Adapters and newer models as well. We are Available and Included!! Brand a social project working with New and Never Used!! $50 troubled youths and use the shop 01709611782 / bbrfmartin@ as a daily living structure. Our gmail.com open hours are from 8:3019:00hrs Wednesdays. We are in Lexmark X4270 Color Ink-jet Stuttgart Gaisburg, at Hag- (Fax/copier/printer/scanner) Desibergstr.16, 70188 Stuttgart. You gned for SOHO to accommodate may also call us for an appt. at a wide variety of needs. Prints up 0711-462630 Donation of unwan- to 19 ppm black or 10 pp ted bikes are always welcome 0160.9212.0724 after 6 / oneninhartman@hotmail.com New Facebook Group: Children with Diabetes Type I- Ramstein Skybox w/remote Excellent ConGermany. Parent run. Meet other dition $125 01709611782 / families, start playgroups and join bbrfmartin@gmail.com a support group. Sony DL DVD USB/Firewire 400 yunuenzimmerer@gmail.com External Drive/Burner $50 / bbrfmartin@ The Circle of Nerds proudly pres- 01709611782 ents: Galactic Sshowdown Satur- gmail.com day August 11th 2012 0900-1900 (All day event) KMCC Food Court Tacima 300 VA Transformer, SC 5424/2 input: 220/240V 50/60Hz, output: 110/120V 50/60Hz, $20 antojakovljevic@yahoo.com ELECTRONICS Techno/Dancefloor Synth. "Quasimidi Sirius" with integrated 11 Ch. Vocoder (also voice distorti100 Watt Transformer - 110v to on) + Synthesizer "Quasimidi Ra200v - good condition $25 ven Max" + Keyboard stand marshall4@happer.com €1600 inserat@xbox-lan.com All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

FOR SALE -- MISC All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

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Antique printing press cabinets. Perfect for display or storage of jewelry. Two single pieces. Very heavy and in good condition. €1100 0176/93177546 or email lwfaudio@yahoo.com

Bollywood Bengel complete sets Gear package; or Alti mitts, cramsize small. New not used. $40 pons, boots, ice axe, Arcteryx Jacket/Bib, harness, caribiners, tesdancestyle@gmx.de

Camel mittens, knitted, with gold buttons on the side. Handmade. For him and her, good, if you don´t like gloves or if you need a 1000 Watt Transformer - 110v to last minute gift. €13 sanjaya@li 220v - good condition $60 ve.de

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Full Dvd Mash Collection includes the reunion set of two. 35 discs in all with all the leaflets. Can not reserve was already let down Sorry. 1st come €95 017696776870

Black Diamond Head lamp, jetboil system & many extras $1500 0151-2595-7945

German Handmade! Oculi Cultus Secreti 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion Unit Insignia Wood Picture Inlay.Pair 37x25 cm. Craftsman built DJH 00 gauge losweilacher@t-online.de €100 comotives, Fine Scale Swiss motors, P2, 282/462 Princes. BLK5, Graco Baby Stroller set $75.00 Crab. 264T. 462Britania + Kit Built Blue Set includes; Stroller 1 hand Rolling Stock. New Points etc set up & collapse feature / 3 position seat / carrier & car base in €1600 0176-96776870 Crocheted Headpin, polished, very good cond. 0173-7948404 / rwalter007@yahoo.com

17th C John London of Bristol Brass Lantern Clock Antique John London of Bristol brass lantern clock. $800 travisbarker33@li leaf formed with sweetwaterpearls in the middle. Not worn. €5 Hornby Digital 00 collection. 10 ve.com loco's, 6 Pullmans/lights. sanjaya@live.de 19th Century Atkinson Lancaster 3bachman / 2/47's one with Mantle clock. Antique Atkinson English Windows XP Professional sound. Track, base boards builLancaster wooden mantle place software orginal CD and serial dings etc Best offer accepted. chime clock clad with bronze. number, also many other small €1700 0176-96776870 items. €30 0177 contact for more details $2500 computer I have some 1 and 2-day Paris 2340234 travisbarker33@live.com Euro 5000 + worth UK oo Gauge Disney tickets I can sell for 10e/ 300 Watt Transformer - 110v to model railway. Digital and sound 20e off. They are good between 220vgood condition $45 with 5 DJH fine scale hand craf- may 14th and sep 30th and we marshall4@happer.com ted loco's + Brass hand made car- can't go any longer. eurotradert@ 75 Watt Transformer - 110v to riages fine scale! 4yrs old €3200 googlemail.com / 015114940668

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Incense Sticks with lovely lavender, opium or vanilla scent. 20 Sticks in a hexagonal package, non opened. 3€ each package. Ask me for combinations. sanjaya@live.de

Portable AC unit / dehumidifier $150 01717454996

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FOR SALE -- MISC All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

Metal Steamer Trunk; Great condition. 40"high, 30"deep, Little larger than a foot locker. Drawers on one side, hangers on other side. €50 aviatornow@hotmail.com 4214107, emily.valles@us.army.mil

Used Movado Gold Two/hands Custom Watch. New strap will improve. Cost $456 when New! First Come Basis. This is a very thin Men's Wrist Watch! + Gold Face. €86 0176-96776870

FURNITURE All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu

Antique Cabinets from the "Biedermeier Time" 160 years old! 1 big one & 1 small one with a mirror. Pictures on Classified World. €2500 together. Or 1500€ for the big cabinet & 1200€ for the smalPocket dragons, land of the dragler one w/mirrors. amweyrough@ ons and Enchantia Dragons. Vagooglemail.com rious models and prices. Many retired piecesand some signed by Ashley Furniture bunk bed set Author. 017653444578 / da with 5 drawers, shelves, and a vid.reasoner@t-online.de computer desk attached. Tan/beige with blue trim. $450 Russian 1878 5 kopek copper redeemer29@hotmail.com coin. Not mint but exceptional near mint condition. The Knight on Black leather living room chair by the Horse in center is clearly visi- ikea, comfortable, low back and ble. V. Attractive Coin €110 0176- arms, great condition, you will have to pick it up. €30 aviatornow@ 96776870 hotmail.com S. Oliver Watch very good condition. Battery necessary! Light blue Dresser with mirror and six draround dial. Width 3 cm metal strip wers, dark wood, great condition length 14.50cm. €15 sweilacher@ $250 ria282003@yahoo.com Noble tablecloth with eyelet embroidery in white, Gr. 130/170, never used! oval. €20 sweilacher@tonline.de

German King. Headboard, footboard, mattress, pillow top, king size linens, night stands. Purchased new in 2010 for 600EUR. $270 tara.cohoon@gmail.com or 015140449253 Ikea 3-Seater, color off white, model Ektorp for sale due to PCS. Only 13 months old, in very good condition. Original price 350 Euro. 0178-4508735 or sternchenbk@ya hoo.de Murphy-style full size bed. Frame, mattress, hardware, 2 halogen lights. Comes apart for moving. Pick up only in France, pics on request. $800 cahilldd@ya hoo.com Oriental "medicine" chest with 6 drawers, 6 open spaces (drawers gone) solid wood, 4 foot high, 20 inches deep. €30 call emily 421 4107, email: aviatornow@hot mail.com Pino Brand Kitchen (Paid over 2K Euro). Sink, Stove/Oven, Fridge/ Freezer, Various kitchen Cabinets. Already apart - pick up in Mannheim. $1800 nsptrione@hot mail.com

Solid Pine High Boy dresser, good condition; medium natural wood stain. One (bottom) drawer pull missing €30 avaitornow@hot t-online.de Entertainment center with 2 dra- mail.com 421-4107, emily.valles@ wers, dark wood, great condition us.army.mil Texas Instruments TI-89 Titani$300 ria282003@yahoo.com um Calculator inclusive with Hard PERSONAL protective wallet! Will not reserve Four piece beige Bassett furni1st come basis. Good for High- ture set. Sofa, loveseat, chair with school + exams! €50 0176- ottoman. $800 ajoliveira2003@ya All ads & pics can be viewed @ www.class-world.eu hoo.com 96776870

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Doctor new to Germany would like to meet an open minded woman single or married for friendship. New here... doctorjerryhere@ yahoo.com

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Free to a good home: 11yr old fem cat, black, very friendly. We are moving soon and can't take her with us. We also have two other cats, see listings tosus@ Single woman, 46/160/55kg loo- gmx.net king for an nice American (caucaFree to a good home: 11yr old sian) my age, who can speak Gertom cat, tabby, very friendly. We man because my English is are moving soon and can't take bad...No games, Only Singles!!!! him with us. We also have two 0160/6737687 (Text) other cats, see listings tosus@ gmx.net South-American lady, 40, brunette, seeks nice, well educated gent- Free to a good home: 3 house leman from 35 to 50 for friendship cats, two female, one male, or a possible bond. spayed/neutered, btw. 9-11 yrs. Good with dogs and children. w/ vidalinda1971@yahoo.de accessories, not individually. Warm - heated, great humor tosus@gmx.net 32yrs single back lady with a ge- Free to a good home: 9yr old fem nerous touch of friendship seeks cat, Blk & Wht, very friendly. We to find a happy relationship. are moving soon and can't take bissongmary@yahoo.de her with us. We also have two

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We offer a pleasant work atmosphere with a professional team of 8, flexible hours and a good compensation plan.

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Professional Services are offered by registered businesses as well as private people. To ensure a satisfactory service experience, please always ask for credentials and deny payments up front. For cleaning services, arrange for payments after a final walk-through and inspection of the clean house. Avon - You know what it is! www.iheartavon.net Get a 10% discount on your first order costel lo.jacqueline@gmail.com German housekeeper has openings! Trustfull, dependable & respondable. I also do PCS cleaning. I speak very well English. And references available Call for further Infromation: 01525-317172 or lilowilliams@yahoo.de

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Phone: 07031-49 88 11 | Fax: 07031- 49 88 49 E-Mail: dentistry@dr-bagusche.de | www.dr-bagusche.de

Experienced office worker and sworn translator for German and English (German LN) seeks permanent part-time job. Stuttgart area only. jobchallenge2012@arcor.de I am looking for a Navigon Transonic 5000 PNA using Mobile Navigation 5 and a North American map activation code. fritzj8@ya hoo.com Single person needs small studio / 1 BR flat / apartment near / in Schoenaich / Waldenbuch or Echterdingen, ASAP €400 emily: 4214107 email: aviatornow@hot mail.com Still looking for a PowerVu receiver with valid subscription for afn tv ptech@gmx.co.uk

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