The Citizen - May 28, 2015

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DEMONSTRATION AT KELLEY 150-200 demonstrators expected at Kelley Barracks June 6 — PAGE 3.

ASK A JAG: TITLING Find out what titling is and what it means to suspects — PAGE 4.

HEARING AND SPEECH May is better Hearing and Speech month — PAGE 4.

TOPPER AWARDS The Stuttgart Theatre Center took home multiple Topper awards for the 2014-2015 theater season — PAGE 8. Thursday, May 28, 2015 Sustaining & Supporting the Stuttgart U.S. Military Community

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Destinations along the Neckar River— Pages 12-13





Colon Cancer: One man shares a story of loss to this disease that can be treated when caught early — PAGE 2.

U.S. Africa Command focuses on African and European Partnership at Central Accord 15 in Libreville, Gabon — PAGE 9.

U.S. European Command spends three years building schools and relationships in Vinnytsia, Ukraine. — PAGE 9.

Get all the latest information on upcoming events in and around the Stuttgart area, both on base and off — Page 6.


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Over 50? It’s time for a colon cancer screening Commentary by Thomas S. Woods Special to the Citizen

I first met Jim Sisler in 2008 while my family was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. My dad worked with Jim at the 3rd Air Support Operations Group there. A lieutenant colonel, Jim spent his entire life knowing about duty to one’s country. His father, 1st Lt. George K. Sisler, died while serving in Vietnam, earning the Medal of Honor posthumously for his bravery. In 2010, Jim was about to retire after 20 decorated years in the U.S. Air Force. His retirement represented a great achievement after so many years of service. However, this great achievement didn’t stop cancer. Jim, like many people, ignored the early symptoms of colon cancer as pre-retirement jitters: nausea, lower-back pain and loss of appetite. It is easy to put off colon cancer screening with excuses such as “I don’t have time,” or “I don’t have a history of colon cancer.” The truth of the matter is that everyone should get screened at the appropriate age. Jim now says that while service is noble, we must not forget to take care of ourselves. Do it for yourself and your loved ones. It may save your life. Colon cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 132,000 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year and it’s estimated that nearly 50,000 will die from the disease. Early detection is crucial. Jim ignored most of the early signs, and when he finally sought medical care, he was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. There are many signs that you might have colon cancer: having a “full” feeling, dark or bright red blood in the stool, unexplained chronic tiredness, lower back or belly pain, and bladder pain. Instead of ignoring these signs, make time to ask a medical professional what he or she thinks. A simple medical appointment for Jim may have helped him avoid years of cancer treatments. A colon cancer screening is one thing people seem to definitely fear, but it is your best defense. The procedure requires some brief, uncomfortable preparation, but with the help of a sedative, the test is frequently painless. Adults should all be tested for colon cancer at age 50. People with a family history of colon cancer should see their medical professionals about screenings earlier.

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A colon cancer screening looks for polyps in the intestine. Since early polyps rarely produce warning signs, it is always best to be screened. Polyps also take five to 10 years to turn into cancer, so, having a polyp removed reduces the chances of getting colon cancer by 90 percent. One other factor in reducing colon cancer risk is changing one’s lifestyle. Many American adults are not physically active. Everyone should make time for 60 minutes of physical activity each day beyond the activities of simple daily living. This is crucial for middle-aged adults. Proper nutrition and diet are important in helping to prevent colon cancer. Eat a more fiber-rich diet and include foods such as pears, avocados, black beans or whole wheat pastas. It is believed some types of fiber help detoxify potential cancer-causing substances as well as prevent these substances from being absorbed by the cells of the intestines.Try to avoid foods high in sugar and reduce consumption of red meats (beef, veal, game). Small lifestyle adjustments such as this will help in defense against colon cancer. Remember, colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. The reason people do not want to get screened is understandable. My friend Jim regrets putting off the uncomfortable test. In his case, I know he would now choose to prepare overnight for a painless twenty-minute test, over four years of suffering for him and his family. Colon cancer screening or not? The answer is crystal clear. Editor’s Notes: Thomas S. Woods is a Boy Scout Troop 154 Eagle Scout candidate. As his Eagle Scout project, he chose colon cancer awareness. Earlier this month he held an awareness event at the Panzer Exchange.

Are You at High Risk? Your risk for colorectal cancer may be higher than average if: You or a close relative have had colorectal polyps or colorectal cancer. You have inflammatory bowel disease. You have a genetic syndrome such as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer. People at high risk for colorectal cancer may need earlier or more frequent tests than other people. Talk to your doctor about when to begin screening and how often you should be tested.

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If you’re 50 or older, getting a colorectal cancer screening test could save your life. Here’s how: Colon Polyp Colorectal cancer usually starts from polyps in the colon or rectum. A polyp is a growth that shouldn’t be there. Over time, some polyps can turn into cancer. Screening tests can find polyps, so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. Screening tests also can find colorectal cancer early. When it is found early, the chance of being cured is good. (from

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G7 Summit impacts travelers in Garmisch and surrounding areas USAG Bavaria Public Affairs Office

The G7 Summit, an annual meeting of heads of state from seven leading industrial nations, will be held June 7-8 near Klais, Germany, which is about 12 miles from Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The G7 Summit brings together seven heads of state from Germany, the U.S., the U.K., France, Italy, Japan and Canada. The conference will be held just 20 minutes south of the U.S. Army installation in Garmisch. There will be very little, if any, lodging available in the GarmischPartenkirchen and Mittenwald communities from June 1-10, including the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. Additionally, thousands of protestors are expected to demonstrate in downtown Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Mittenwald in the days leading up to, during and a day or two after the summit, resulting in potential road closures, travel delays and heightened security measures. Those traveling to the area in the days leading up to, during or shortly after should expect potential road closures, travel delays and heightened security measures. People who are making vacation plans are encouraged to delay their stay until at least two or three days after the summit ends. Also, U.S. service members, civilian employees, family members and retirees are encouraged to lower their personal profiles if they still plan on visiting the area during the summit timeframe IF you simply can’t change your travel plans, and you’ll be in the area, here’s what you need to know: • Avoid the demonstrations. If you encounter one, move out of the area without delay. They can spontaneously turn violent even with only a few agitators. Stay away from trouble areas that are identified during the G7 Summit through local media and websites. Do

June 1-12, in Garmisch and surrounding areas you can expect:

The idyllic town of Lais, near Garmisch is the setting for the G7 Summit June 7-8 which is expected to have an impact in the Garmisch area, including possible road closures, protests and travel delays. — Photo by USAG Bavaria Public Affairs Office

not engage in discussions, arguments or confrontations with anyone exercising their right to free speech and protest. • Cooperate with German police, military police and security guards. Carry multiple identification documents with you at all times (such as your military identification and passport and SOFA card) and be prepared to show it to police officials in the event of a random security stop. Do not carry a knife, baseball bat, pepper spray, shock device or any other object that could be considered a weapon on you or in your car -- you could be detained and/or apprehended if you do. • Avoid wearing a military uniform in public view to avoid any confrontations. Avoid unnecessary stops. Avoid exiting your vehicle while in uniform. Avoid wearing your uniform while escorting your children to and from and/or waiting at DoDDS bus stops located off the military installation in Garmisch. Do not wear a uniform while using public transportation or taxi services, or in public hotel areas. • Avoid displaying military decals

or unit affiliations on vehicles. Do not openly display military equipment or field gear inside your vehicle. Do not display NATO School or other base parking permits in your windshield. • Use plain civilian luggage. Avoid carrying military-looking bags such as duffle bags and assault packs. Ensure luggage tags do not show a rank or military address. • Keep a low profile. Be inconspicuous. Your dress, conduct and mannerisms should not attract attention and should blend in with those of host nation citizens. Do not wear distinctly military items or typically U.S. items, such as cowboy apparel or American logo T-shirts. Wear clothes that cover up visible U.S. and/or military affiliated tattoos. Avoid speaking loudly in English or in ways that attract attention. Do not openly discuss subjects related to the military or the operations of your organization. • Practice good OPSEC. Be cautious if approached and asked about your military affiliation.

members can plan on using the back gate during the demonstration.

AFRICOM organizations, partner agencies and component commands, as well as others in the Stuttgart military community, to gain an understanding of non-federal entities’ points of view and their capabilities in solving regional and trans-African issues that require cooperative engagement strategies. The first two days, held at the Stage Palladium Theater in Stuttgart, feature plenary sessions with

• Thousands of protestors to demonstrate in downtown GarmischPartenkirchen and Mittenwald in the days leading up to, during and after the summit. • An increase in physical security measures on the Army installation. • A large German police presence in the greater Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Mittenwald, Klais, and Oberammergau areas. • German police check points at the Germany-Austria border crossings near Griessen and Scharnitz and, additionally, on the Mittenwalder Strasse heading out of Garmisch-Partenkirchen towards Mittenwald. • Possible random German police check-points or stops to review your identification documents. • Traffic jams and temporary road closures. • A large presence of international press, especially around the Olympia Eissport-Zentrum (Olympia Ice Rink Stadium). • Large numbers of people demonstrating around the Bahnhof (train station), the Olympia Ice Rink Stadium, in front of military installations and possibly along major thoroughfare streets • Possible periods of Internet and mobile phone connectivity problems due to overload of servers and cellular towers. • Trains will not be running between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Mittenwald/Innsbruck June 7-8. Bus service will be implemented. Train schedules are available at • Temporary curtailment of some outdoor recreational activities such as paragliding and parachuting. • Hiking trails near the Schloss Elmau area will be closed and heavily patrolled by German police. • Possible acts of vandalism or violence from some demonstrators. • There will be very little, if any, lodging available in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Mittenwald communities from June 1-10, including the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort.

See G7 SUMMIT on Page 7

News & Notes Demonstration scheduled for Kelley Barracks June 6 The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Directorate of Emergency Services has advised that a group is planning to conduct a cultural freedom demonstration in front of Kelley Barracks June 6 from 5-7 p.m. Approximately 150-200 demonstrators will participate. During the demonstration the front gate will be closed. Community

Learn more about transAfrican issues at AFRICOM Partnership Forum U.S. Africa Command will hold a USAFRICOM Partnership Forum June 9-11 in Stuttgart. The forum is hosted by the AFRICOM J9 Strategic Outreach Directorate. The forum is an opportunity for

briefings, panel discussions and networking opportunities. On June 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kelley Barracks, vendors will showcase their products and services in parking lot adjacent to the Kelley Theater. To view the exhibitor list and to register for the forum, visit www. Registration is free for service members and government employees.


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Health Beat: May is Better Speech and Hearing Month By Tom Helfer, Ph.D., Hearing Conservation Consultant, U.S. Army Public Health Command

There are a number of causes of hearing loss. Some of them involve temporary loss that can be treated with medication or surgery. Others are permanent and not treatable with medication or surgery but may be mitigated with amplification (hearing aids). The most common type of hearing loss in the military is noise-induced hearing loss, or NIHL. NIHL is a permanent type referred to as sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). SNHL is due to damage to microscopic nerve cells in the cochlea, the end organ of hearing. NIHL is painless, progressive, permanent and preventable. Exposure to steady noise above damage criteria (85 decibels) over a period of years can lead to NIHL. Weapons fire is referred to as impulse noise. Exposure to impulse noise above damage criteria (140 peak decibels) can cause sudden permanent SNHL. This means that firing a few rounds on a range without hearing protection can cause permanent hearing loss. By Army regulation, Soldiers are to be supplied with adequate hearing protection devices suitable for their operational

environment. Soldiers also have freedom of choice as to the types of hearing protecting devices available to them at no charge. Since September 2006, Soldiers are required to have annual hearing tests for the purpose of monitoring their hearing readiness and maintaining adequate hearing to perform their duties. These hearing tests also produce the outcomes metrics for monitoring progress in hearing loss prevention practice. Since August 2013 the U.S. Army Public Health Command has posted active duty Army NIHL surveillance reports on their web page. The Active Duty Noise Induced Hearing Injury Reports contain detailed five year data trends and analysis along with a set of summary tables detailing NIHL rates for injury groups such as Army-wide rates compared to DOD, occupation groups, age, gender groups and Army installations grouped by region compared to total Army. The intent of these surveillance repor ts is to inform commanders

and hearing loss prevention stakeholders of progress in preventing hearing loss. These reports can be accessed at http:// PeriodicPublications.aspx. To learn more about hearing loss, hearing protection and how annual hearing tests help to keep track of hearing loss rates, visit the Army Hearing Program web page at: mil/topics/workplacehealth/hrc/Pages/ RelatedSites.aspx and http://phc.amedd. Pages/default.aspx

Ask a JAG: Titling

Help! The Military Police said I was 'titled.' I don’t know what this means. By the Stuttgart Law Center

If an individual is titled, this means that their name and identifying information have been placed into a criminal investigative report because there is credible information to believe that he or she has committed a criminal offense. It is Department of Defense policy to title and index all individuals under criminal investigation, also known as “subjects.” A criminal investigative report? What is that? A criminal investigative report is a document used by agencies like CID or other DOD law enforcement organizations to monitor investigations. These reports are indexed in the Defense Criminal Index of Investigations.

Does “titling” mean I’m going to prison? No, titling is an administrative procedure and does not mean you have been found guilty of any crime. A guilty finding would require that a court of law find you guilty of committing the crime “beyond a reasonable doubt,” a much higher standard than the “credible evidence” standard used in titling. “Credible information” is sufficient information to convince a trained criminal investigator to presume that the fact or facts in question are true. Judicial or adverse action will not be taken solely based upon titling. Why does the DOD title people? The purpose of titling is to ensure that information can be retrieved for law enforcement or security purposes in the

future. Titling ensures that subjects, victims and pertinent facts are accurately recorded and lends efficiency to investigations. What if I believe that I was incorrectly titled? Even if later found not guilty by a court of law, there are only two ways to remove a name from the Defense Criminal Index of Investigations: • mistaken identity; or • if it is later determined that credible information did not exist at the time of the investigation to believe that the titled individual committed the offense(s) for which he or she was titled. If you were titled and you believe that one of the two foregoing justifications exists to remove your name, contact your local Legal Assistance Office. However, keep in mind that because “credible information” is not a high standard, titling removal is extremely rare. Are juveniles titled? While a juvenile may be titled, in

many instances their identity will be protected. However, simply because one’s identity is protected does not mean that local law enforcement, Congress, or other governmental agencies cannot request investigative records in order to pursue criminal charges or investigate a juvenile offender. Is titled information publicly available? While the information is not publicly available, local, state, federal and foreign law enforcement agencies may request access if there is an investigative or law enforcement interest and disclosure is not otherwise prohibited. For what purpose is titling information used? Founded investigative reports may be used to adjudicate background checks for security clearances, to determine suitability for sensitive positions such as child care providers, and for the filing of unfavorable information in military personnel files.

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Bible Church of Stuttgart Holding Forth the Word of Life Phil. 2:16

Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Fellowship Coffee 10:30 a.m. Thursday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.

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Religious suPPoRt office seeks music leadeR The USAG Stuttgart Religious Support Office is looking to contract a Music Leader for the Contemporary Protestant Chapel Service. To be considered eligible for this contract the individual should meet the following criteria: -Must have experience with Contemporary Christian Music and be able to develop a Contemporary Christian Music worship set -Must be able to lead/conduct a rehearsal for a multiple-instrument worship Team -Must have experience singing and playing in Contemporary Christian Music worship Team -Must have vocal ability to lead Contemporary Christian Music worship Team Please contact the Religious Support Office at 431-3079 or Civ. 07031-153079 for more information.

sesame stReet exPeRience comes to stuttgaRt U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart will host the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families with two shows created specifically for military children June 26 at the Patch Fitness Center. “Katie is Moving to a New Base,” from 2-3 p.m., deals with a military child who is sad because she must move

to a new location. Her friends help her see the upsides to relocating to a new base. “Katie’s Family Transitions to Civilian Life,” from 5-6 p.m., deals with a military child who is transitioning to civilian life at Sesame Street after living on military bases. Her friends help her realize that she will always be a part of the military community. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. for the 2 p.m. show and at 4:30 p.m. for the 5 p.m. show. The Sesame Street Experience is free and open to the entire Stuttgart community and their guests. For tips and guidance, visit Sesame Street’s Military Families Near and Far website at

Vet clinic adjusts houRs of oPeRation The Stuttgart Veterinary Treatment Facility has announced the following changes to its schedule and hours of availability. These changes will take place June 1. Pet owners are advised to plan accordingly for prescription refills. The vet clinic will be open Monday to Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon, and 1-4 p.m. The clinic will be closed on Thursday. On Friday, the clinic will be open from 8 a.m. to noon. The clinic is closed for U.S. federal holidays, most training holidays and the last

The Citizen, May 28, 2015 business day of the month for inventory. For more information, call 431-2681/civ. 07031-152681 or visit the Stuttgart Veterinary Treatment Facility Facebook page.

get youR annual taRP bRiefing june 15-17 The 66th Military Intelligence Stuttgart Field Office will hold Threat Awareness and Reporting Program briefings during March at the following locations: • June 15, Panzer Chapel; • June 16, Kelley Theatre; • June 17, Patch Chapel. Briefings in English will be offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and should last approximately one hour. The briefing is an annual requirement for all Defense Department employees, contractors and service members. Family members are not required, but highly encouraged to attend. If an organization requires a brief in German, contact the Stuttgart Field Office at DSN 591-5001.

health clinic to offeR sPoRts Physicals The Stuttgart Army Health Clinic will offer physicals for Child, Youth and School Services and school sports from 1-4 p.m. on June 26, July 10, 17


The Citizen, May 28, 2015 and 24, and Aug. 14 and 21. Appointments can be scheduled four weeks from the day of the physical. This means that appointments for June 26, for example, can be made starting June 1. All patients must be registered with the health clinic in order to schedule an appointment. Civilian employees and contractors can do this at the Patient Administration section at the clinic’s front desk. Sponsors must also be registered, and provide Social Security Numbers and insurance for every family member that is being registered. Parents and sponsors must complete a Youth and School Services Health Assessment/ Sports Physical form (AE Form 608-10-1A). Click here for this and other applicable forms. To make an appointment, call Central Appoint-ments at 590-5762/civ. 06371-9464-5762.

Embry riddlE rEP at Ed CEntEr A representative for EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University now is available at the Panzer Education Center. Embry-Riddle specializes in aviation and aerospace education and offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as undergraduate certifications. For more information, call 431-3130, civ. 07031-15-3130 or visit

PowErful bodiEs on disPlay JunE 6 U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s Family and MWR will hold the 8th annual European Bodybuilding/Figure Championship June 6 at the Patch Fitness Center from 6-9 p.m. Divisions include Women’s Figure, Women’s Bodybuilding and Men’s Bodybuilding. Participants must be at least 18. The registration fee is $70 and includes a one year World Natural Bodybuilding Federation/International Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation membership. Registration will be held from 8-10 a.m. with pre-judging from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The main event will start at 6 p.m. Tickets to the INBFsanctioned event are available at the Patch Fitness Center. Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12; at

the door, $12 for adults, $7 for children 6-12. For more information, call Sports and Fitness at 430-2354/ 0711-680-2354.

GEt army birthday ball tiCkEts Service members, DOD civilians and contractors are invited to the Stuttgart military community’s 240th Army Birthday Ball June 13 in Sindelfingen. This year’s ball will feature guest speaker John McManus, a history professor, author and military historian. Tickets go on sale May 9 online and through unit representatives. For more information and to get tickets, go to Facebook and search for “Stuttgart Community Army Ball.”

EfmP to host ChildrEn’s soCCEr CliniC The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Exceptional Family Member Program will host a free soccer clinic for EFMP children ages 5 and up June 18 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Husky Field, Patch Barracks. The clinic will be held in partnership with USAG Stuttgart Sports and Fitness. Registration is required to participate. To register, call Army Community Service at 431-3362/civ. 07031-153362, or send an email to


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Avoid answering questions about any base security measures, numbers of guards or other security personnel, lodging locations or itineraries of dignitaries or VIP personnel, or other sensitive topics. Report any suspicious questioning to your organization’s security officer or the Community Force Protection Office at the phone number listed at the bottom of this document. • Don’t get stuck. Trains will not be running between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Mittenwald/Innsbruck June 7-8. Bus service will be implemented. Train schedules are available at • Think before you post something on the Internet. Do not post sensitive information on any Internet social media forum such as Facebook. This includes base security measures or the current presence of dignitaries or other VIPs on the base or in the Edelweiss Hotel. • Know who you are signing into the military installation. Do not sign-in a stranger or someone you just met. Access Control Points will be closely monitored. • Practice common-sense

Protesters recently gathered in thousands in Munich to protest at large international political conventions. — Photo by ETIENjones /

crime prevention measures at your home. This is especially important if you live in downtown Garmisch-Partenkirchen or in Klais. If your house is near or on an anticipated demonstration path, move your car off the street and park it at a remote location or in a garage. Close driveway gates and your window shutters during demonstrations. • Be especially mindful of your children’s activities and locations during this time. Parents should be aware of any developing security problems related to protestors. Be aware

of where you children are and how to contact them should problems arise. Your children should also know how to contact you or the police if they encounter a problem away from home. • Report suspicious activity. If you notice any suspicious activity near the kaserns, or observe any acts of vandalism or violence, report it by calling the military police immediately at 114 if you are on a military installation. Call the German Police at 110 if you are outside the military installation.

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Stuttgart Theatre Center wins at annual Toppers ceremony By Irida Siebentritt Special to the Citizen

Members of the Stuttgart Theatre Center earned 15 nominations and brought home eight awards during the 2015 Tournament of Plays, or Topper, Awards ceremony held April 25 at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz’s Armstrong Club. The annual Installation Management Command-Europe award program recognizes the work and achievement of U.S. military theater participants. The Stuttgart Theatre Center’s production of the musical “Working” was nominated in 11 categories and won for best musical and best ensemble for a musical. “The Best Ensemble in a Musical Award is something I am very proud of,” said Richard Roberts, the theater center’s artistic director. “It means that the entire cast worked together, supporting each other. For this show that was an achievement for them, since the show is composed primarily of solo songs and monologues,” he said. Roberts won for best set design for a musical. Bryan Mitchell, an active duty Army reservist with U.S. Africa Command, won in the Best Male Military Performance in a Musical category for the role of Tom Patrick, a fireman, in “Working.” Within one month of arriving in Stuttgart, Mitchell landed the role. With four years of community theater experience, Mitchell loves what he calls the “art of storytelling” because “… you get to make someone else’s story your own. When the story is so gripping, everyone is quiet and fully engrossed. And that’s when magic happens,” he said. Like Roberts, Mitchell shares the same thoughts about teamwork. “What makes theater more than simply acting and entertaining are the bonds that we form with the other actors,” he said. “Her Stories,” nominated for best play, is based on the book of the same title by Virginia Hamilton. The collection of African and Caribbean folk tales was so rich in content that Holloway, a Marine spouse, writer and director, was inspired to turn it into a play. The two-act play was performed at the Kelley Theatre during U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s observation of Black History Month in February. Initially, the play contained no music elements. Holloway came up

Tonya Holloway and Christopher Mazen pose for a photo with Col. Shawn Wells (center), the USAG Rheinland-Pfalz commander, after receiving their Judges’ Choice awards for “Her Stories.” — Photo by Martin greeson

with the idea of adding original music to it. She approached Christopher Mazen, a local choir director, and together they worked on creating three songs for the play. Holloway and Mazen received special Judges’ Choice Topper awards for their efforts. Alan Buxkemper, the Stuttgart Entertainment Branch director, worked on both award-winning productions, as the musical director for “Working” and as sound designer for “Her Stories.” Buxkemper, who has been with the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation program since 1989 won Topper awards for best instrumentalist (“Working”) and best sound design for a play (“Her Stories”). While winning may be gratifying, building a community is the goal, according to Buxkemper. “The staff here is not about winning awards. We are here to provide an outlet for talented community members to be involved in a program where they can grow as performers, meet people with common interests, and come together … to offer a part of American culture … where Englishspeaking theater is hard to find.” Page 1, toP rIght: Brian Mitchell receives his Topper award for best male military performance in a musical from USAG Wiesbaden Commander Col. Mary Martin. — Photo by Martin greeson

Richard Roberts receives the Best Set Design for a Musical Topper award from Col. Glenn Dickenson, the USAG Stuttgart commander. — Photo by Martin greeson

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Three years, two partner nations, one mission By Master Sgt. Charles D. Larkin, USAF United States European Command

Three years ago, United States European Command (EUCOM) consolidated several military installations located throughout Europe. As installations closed and buildings were emptied, office furniture, computers, beds, and other furniture and equipment piled up in warehouses, like the one operated by the US-Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) in Italy. Thanks to the efforts of EUCOM and DSCA, some of those items were recently given a new home in Vinnytsia, Ukraine. Personnel from the U.S. Embassy to Ukraine, EUCOM officials, and members of local Ukrainian government and non-government organizations gathered at the brandnew Vinnytsia Community Education Center for an inauguration ceremony on April 27. The project began in 2012 as a request from a local non-government organization. They wanted a resource center in their area to focus on public health and youth education for socially-vulnerable individuals. Additionally, the community center also addresses the problems of internal displaced persons (IDP) and human trafficking. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation — often referred to as a modern-day form of slavery — is a multi-billion dollar criminal activity in Ukraine. Trafficking of women and children for this type of exploitation is a serious

Col. John Mitchell, U.S. European Command surgeon general, receives a ceremonial gift of bread during the start of a ceremony at School #16 April 27, 2015. The school received office furniture, such as desks, tables and chairs donated by U.S. Department of Defense, European Command (EUCOM) in cooperation with the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Ukraine. The property transfer coordination began in 2012 at EUCOM to provide infrastructure improvement for the school, which is attended by nearly 1,200 students. — Photo by Master Sgt. Charles D. Larkin Sr.

problem affecting hundreds of thousands of victims and their families. The Vinnytsia Community Education Center was previously an unoccupied building, but is now a newly renovated facility through cooperative efforts by EUCOM’s Humanitarian Assistance Program, the Office of Defense Cooperation, the United States Agency for International Development and local government and non-government agencies in Ukraine. Prior to the renovation, community education and social support activities were

conducted at temporary sites in rented facilities. Sometimes, classes were even conducted in the homes of volunteers. This community center project is just one of many involving U.S. and Ukraine partnerships. To date, the United States and Ukraine agencies have completed 35 humanitarian assistance projects in Ukraine over the past thirteen years and plan use these recent successful events as the framework for future projects. “We have a long-standing relationship here,” said Mr. Geoffrey Pyatt,

U.S Ambassador to Ukraine, during the inauguration ceremony. “Ukraine is going through a moment of unique testing and we are standing by the Ukrainian people jointly with our European partners, helping the Ukrainian people to choose their own future.” The EUCOM Humanitarian Assistance Program also coordinated the transfer and delivery of excess property to a local school in Vinnytsia. The Vinnytsia Inclusive Education School #16 provides educational support to more than 1,000 students, including 23 disabled children. The students range from six to sixteen years of age and the population continues to grow each year. School # 16 is expecting nearly a twenty percent increase in its student population by 2016 due to the displacement of families from Eastern Ukraine. EUCOM is planning to support another humanitarian assistance project scheduled to begin in the next 18 months at the school which will include building renovations and infrastructure improvements. “Ukraine is a partner nation of the United States of America, ” said U.S. Army Maj. Wendy Zaborowski, EUCOM Civic Engagement office. “Through Defense Security Cooperation programs like Humanitarian Assistance renovations and Excess Property donations, we are able to partner with the Ukraine government to build its capacity and improve basic living conditions of its citizens, thus providing support for enduring stability in the future of Ukraine.”

Central Accord 15 focuses on African and European Partnership By Staff Sgt. Michael Folkerth U.S. Army Africa Public Affairs

U.S. military members joined with troops from several central African countries and their United Nations allies to participate in the opening ceremony of the Central Accord 2015 exercise at Libreville, Gabon, May 13. The focus of CA-15 is to practice maintaining peace, testing capacities and strengthening relationships of all nations involved in the exercise U.S. Ambassador to Gabon, Hon. Cynthia Akuetteh said. “In a world characterized by changing and diverse threats, African countries have recognized the need to address themselves to the large security challenges that come their way,” said Commissioner General Air Marshal Jean Felix Sockat, the secretary general of the Department of National Defense for Gabon.

A total of 15 countries are participating in the exercise. CA-15 not only provides an opportunity to train and become more efficient in multinational responses to crises and threats around the world, it also shows the U.S. military’s continued support to Gabon and the other central African countries participating. Sockat encouraged exercise participants to fully engage themselves in the training. The multinational military forces are slated to practice working together in operational, logistical and medical support of peacekeeping and humanitarian operations. “It is clear that in this era of globalization, no country can single-handedly deal with all forms of threats. This is what justifies the pooling of strengths and experience-sharing that supports this kind of exercise,” said Sockat.

Lt. Col. Jonathan Shine, commander, 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, works with central African military personnel during the preparation phase of Central Accord 2015 in Libreville, Gabon, May 14. Shine and his counterparts developed a plan of action for events taking place during the exercise. CA 15 exercises mission command proficiency for UN peacekeeping operations, develops multinational logistical and communications capabilities, and improves regional ability to command, control and support forward deployed forces. Approximately 400 military personnel from member nations are scheduled to participate in the exercise. The exercise consists of one week of classroom-based academics and one week of a command post exercise. — Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Folkerth

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Going Green: Green Boot Program U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart is one of several installations that have established a Green Boot program to recognize organizations for taking significant steps to reduce waste and preserve resources. All organizations in USAG Stuttgart can apply to become Green Boot certified, according to Christian Dengel, the energy manager for USAG Stuttgart’s Directorate of Public Works. Typically, an organization can obtain a checklist from DPW to begin implementing

changes required to meet the Green Boot standards. “We know that not every organization can do the exact same thing, so the checklist can be individualized,” Dengel said. He also explained that the checklist offers several practices to choose from, instead of a single requirement that all organizations must meet. The program intends for organizations to promote better practices to conserve energy and minimize any impact on the environment. According to Dengel,

most of the practices outlined are standard practices. “Mostly these are things people should be doing anyway; properly separating trash, turning off computers and other equipment when possible,” he said. “Green Boot just recognizes those organizations that are doing all that they can to conserve energy and reduce their impact on the environment.” A Green Boot organization not only conserves energy and minimizes the impact on the environment, but also sets a positive example for its employees, service and family members, and the entire military community. By assuming a leadership and stewardship role, Green Boots will:

• Promote recycling and reduce solid waste disposal. •• Practice energy and water conservation measures. • Purchase products that are less harmful to human health and the environment. • Help improve water quality in the creeks, rivers and lakes of the community. • Help improve indoor and outdoor air quality. • Educate personnel, service members, family members and other Installation agencies about green business practices. To find out how you can get your organization involved in the Green Boot program, contact the DPW Energy Manager at 421-6253/civ. 0711-7228-6253.

Safety Corner: Deadly Distractions

USAG Stuttgart Safety Office

Many of today’s workplaces and households rely heavily on mobile phones for quick and convenient communication. Chances are there is a mobile phone in your life to help you keep connected, almost instantly to the entire world. As much as these devices may keep you connected to the world, the news your family and others, they often disconnect you from the world right around you, which can be very dangerous at the wrong time, most notably, while driving. According to, the U.S. federal government website for information on distracted driving, 10% of drivers under the age of 20 involved in fatal

crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crash, making mobile phones, GPSes and other similar devices, quite literally, a deadly distraction.

Here are some typical distractions behind the wheel. Do any of them sound familiar?

• Mobile phone use • Reading or sending text messages • Trying to find a radio station or selecting music on your smart phone • Reaching for a moving object inside the vehicle • Trying to eat or drink while making sure nothing spills on your clothing • Looking at an object or event outside of the vehicle

• Reading a newspaper, map, or document • Applying makeup • Focusing on the GPS or other electronic gadget instead of the road

Here are some reminders for driving safely without distractions: • Be aware that using a hands-free, voice-activated mobile phone also increases driver impairment. Hands free devices increase driver impairment as much as having a couple of drinks of alcohol. • Never read or send text messages while driving. • Keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road.

• Program your GPS and familiarize yourself with the route before you start driving • A safe driver also stops before checking maps and addresses, looking at paperwork, and dealing with similar distractions. • Avoid eating or drinking in the car. Stop and take a break when you want to eat or drink. The break will also help to make you more alert. • Avoid stressful conversations with passengers that can divert the driver’s attention from the road. For more information on distracted driving, or to take a distracted driving pledge or help reduce distracted driving in other ways, visit

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What’s happening in FMWR Self-Storage rental Program

Running short on storage space? The Stuttgart Golf Course now offers various sizes of storage units at low monthly rates. Minimum rental is 3 months. Pay in advance for one year and receive one month free! Storge space is located at the Stuttgart Golf course in a secure area. CIV 07141-879-150.

CYS ServiCeS mobile regiStration at robinSon

CYS Services patrons will have the opportunity to register/re-register for CYS Services programs, summer camp and enroll in CYS Services SKIES, Sports & Fitness, EDGE, and more during our mobile registration at Robinson Barracks, Jun. 4, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. An appointment is required to utilize this service and must be made two days prior to any scheduled mobile registration date. To make an appointment call DSN 430-7480/CIV 0711-6807480 or email us at stuttgartcys@

ParentS’ night out

Explore the city of Stuttgart and leave the kids at Kelley CDC or SAC on Jun. 5, 6:30 – 11:30 p.m. for Parent’s Night Out. Snacks and age

appropriate activities will be provided. Register with Parent Central Services by Jun. 3, 5 p.m. DSN 430-7480/CIV 0711-680-7480.

get Your adrenaline ruSh with outdoor reCreation Take advantage of the great outdoor activities offered by outdoor recreation! Challenge your friends on the paintball field on Jun. 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Price includes marker and mask rental, field fee and bag of paint (500 balls). DSN 431-2774/ CIV 07031-15-2774.

father’S daY Canoe triP & bbQ Spend Father’s Day out on the lake in a relaxing atmosphere with good food Jun. 21, 10 a.m. Price includes canoeing equipment, instruction (if needed), PFD’s and helmets and lunch. Registration deadline is Jun. 12. DSN 431-2774/CIV 07031-15-2774.

Coming to PatCh theater May 28 —

Tomorrowland (PG) 6 p.m.

May 29 —

Aloha (PG-13) 6 p.m. San Andreas in 3D (PG-13) 9 p.m.

May 30 —

Aloha (PG-13) 3 p.m. The Avengers: Age of Ultron in 3D (PG-13) 6 p.m. San Andreas (PG-13) 9 p.m.

May 31 —

Aloha (PG-13) 4 p.m. San Andreas (PG-13) 7 p.m.

June 3 —

Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 6 p.m.

June 4 —

Tomorrowland (PG) 6 p.m.

June 5 —

Entourage (R) 6 p.m. Spy (R) 9 p.m.

June 6 —

Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) 3 p.m. Entourage (R) 6 p.m. Woman in Gold (PG-13) 9 p.m.

June 7 —

Tomorrowland (PG) 4 p.m. Entourage (R) 7 p.m.

For more Family and MWR events, visit

June 10 —

Entourage (R) 6 p.m.

© 2015 - Warner Bros. After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning, and when they think the worst may be over … it’s just getting started.


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Explore ‘near and dear’ sites alo By Teri Weiss Special to The Citizen

Editor’s Note: This is the first instalment of a series that explores tourist-worthy destinations along the Neckar River. With spring in the air and summer not far behind, it’s time to get out and explore some of the many “off the beaten tracks” destinations around Stuttgart during calm and leisurely drives along local highways and roads. These will take you through villages and picturesque cities, hills and valleys, vineyards and orchards, lakes, castles and abbeys. An often-quoted German proverb asks: „Warum in die Ferne schweifen, wenn das Gute liegt so nah?” Why travel far afield when there is much good close at hand? Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s paraphrased quotation expresses what surely applies to our local setting: That the “near“ around here is as “good” as and definitely closer than what faraway places or distant lands have to offer. The following day trips all start at Stuttgart as take-off point.

The Neckar River: ‘Wet, wild fellow’ It’s not Germany’s largest or broadest river: Some 367 kilometres, or 228 miles, long, the Neckar – originating from “nicarus” and “neccarus” from the Celtic name Nikros, meaning wild water or wild fellow - weaves its way from south to north through Baden-Württemberg and a small corner of southern Hessen, through picturesque rural and urban landscapes. Originating in the nature conservation area of the “Schwenninger Moos” near Villingen-Schwenningen in the southern Schwarzwald, or Black Forest, the Neckar starts out as a mere brook. Joined along its path by the Eschach River and, widened considerably with the addition of several other tributaries, the Neckar flows from then on through towns such as Rottweil, Rottenburg, Kilchberg, Tübingen, Plochingen, Esslingen, Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Marbach, Besigheim, Bietigheim, Lauffen, Heilbronn, Bad Wimpfen and Mosbach, and then through the Odenwald hills and finally to Heidelberg before discharging into the Rhine at Mannheim. The entire Neckar Valley can be explored by car, train, bus, and bicycle or

even on foot. Driving - There are many good local roads, for example the B 27/37, B14, B28, B297, 312 and 313, B10, B45, B3 Cruising boats - A number of river boats provide short and longer cruises on the Neckar in Stuttgart to Marbach(the White Fleet) and from Bad Wimpfen or Eberbach to Heidelberg and Mannheim. See Biking - Trails and paths are well marked and easy to follow. Many villages and towns are close enough near each other and reachable within an hour or so. Walking and hiking – Along the river there are several marked trails – from easy family walks to athletic tours - along the Wuerttemberg Wine Walking Trail or a portion of the Main-Neckar-Rhein Trail (540 km) from Wertheim into the southern Black Forest neckarsteig-wanderweg/index.htmlmt

From south to north: Towns along the Neckar Looking at the map, there are at least 60 interesting regions to visit in the Neckar valley. The rightly famous ones are without doubt some of the most appealing spots in Germany. Every city, town and village has a unique charm, character and atmosphere of its own. Some have old centers and squares, churches, castles, palaces and historic monuments, and ornately decorated half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets. Map out and plan your tours, then. There is plenty to do and to see while gathering impressions and insights of this marvelous area.

Villingen-Schwenningen For centuries the city consisted of two separate villages. In 1858 the first watch factory was established, and watch making and precision mechanics have been important industries ever since. In 1972, Villingen and Schwenningen was merged with a number of surrounding villages to form the hyphenated city. Nevertheless, the two halves are separated by a plateau and remain distinct. Villingen is a major center of German Faschin, or carnival, celebrations. For more, visit

Rottweil Rottweil was a free imperial city for nearly 600 years. Located between

the Black Forest and the Swabian Alb, Rottweil counts 25,000 inhabitants today. The old city is famous for its medieval town center and for its traditional Fasching, or carnival, celebrations. Rottweil also is Baden-Württemberg’s oldest town and its appearance changed very little from the 16th century. For more, visit


Horb Horb is just above the confluence of the Grabenbach and Neckar rivers. The city with its well-preserved old town, ancient castle and gardens, is situated on a ridge overlooking the Neckar. Horb was first mentioned in a document in 1090 as “horv” or “horva,” meaning swamp in the Old High German dialect. The annual medieval festival is called Maximilian-Ritterspiele, or knight’s tournaments. This year, the event takes place June 19-21. For more information go to and click on the “Culture & Leisure” and “Off-Post Events” tab. For more on the city, visit


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Rottenburg is a medium-sized town about 50 kilometers southwest of Stuttgart. Rottenburg was originally founded around 98 A.D. as a Roman settlement. It had a line of walls built to defend it from attacks of the Alamanni tribes, who destroyed it in A.D. 260. The name Rottenburg may be derived from a Germanic root meaning ‘destroyed’. Another origin of Rottenburg’s name could be “red fortress.” During the Middle Ages, the town was governed by the counts of Hohenberg, who eventually sold it to the Habsburg dynasty in 1381. Rottenburg remained a part of Anterior Austria until 1805 when it was assigned to Württemberg. Rottenburg is the seat of the Roman Catholic bishop for the diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart. Main sights include the romantic old town and the archdiocesan cathedral of St. Martin, and Roman excavations. For more visit,

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Tübingen is a traditional university town located about 30 kilometers south of Stuttgart on a ridge between the Neckar and Ammer rivers. Life in the city is mainly dominated by its approximately 26,000 students. Tübingen has fittingly been described by many as “a mixture of old and distinguished academic flair, with liberal and ‘green’ politics on one hand and conservative student fraternities on the other. With rural-agricultural and winegrowing environs and shaped by typical Lutheran-Pietist characteristics, such as austerity and a Protestant work ethic and traditional Swabian elements, such as frugality, order and tidiness.” Main sights are the 15th century Gothic Stiftskirche, or collegiate church, St. Georg and the Renaissance city hall, the oldest building in the market place dating back to 1435. Above the city looms Hohentübingen Castle, a mighty renaissance construction with four wings, moats and drawbridges and round towers. For more, visit


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Plochingen is located at the confluence of the Fils and Neckar rivers about 19 kilometers southeast of Stuttgart. From here, the Neckar has been made navigable. Close to the railway station is a Hundertwasser House, designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser and built in 1992. As this house should “not disturb the traditional skyline of the town,” it is rather conventional on the outside. From Plochingen to Stuttgart the

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ong Neckar River Neckar valley is densely populated and very industrialized, and from here onward, the Neckar has been tamed with dams and locks, which makes travel up and down the river easier, facilitating the movement of large quantities of goods on heavy barges. The many dams along the Neckar’s course northward also protect the towns along the shores against seasonal floods; these dams also produce electricity and some serve as bridges.


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Esslingen is about 14 kilometers southeast of Stuttgart. It was formerly a free imperial city for several centuries until it was annexed by Württemberg in 1802. Besides vineyards and forests, Esslingen has a picturesque medieval town center and the oldest half-timbered line of house facades in Germany. Since the city was not severely damaged during World War II, its medieval appearance has been preserved. For more information, visit

Stuttgart Stuttgart is the capital of BadenWürttemberg and Germany’s sixthlargest city with a population of more than 600,000. The city is spread across seven hills with urban vineyards, green wooded valleys and several large parks unusual for a German industrial center and technological reputation as “cradle of the automobile.” Main sights are the Old Castle and the New Palace, vineyards in the Neckar Valley, world-class museums, galleries and parks. Stuttgart is also well-known for festivals such as the Wine Village, the Cannstatter Volksfest and its Christmas market. For more information, visit www.

Horb is one of several historic, scenic cities along the Neckar River, within an easy day trip distance of Stuttgart. — Photo by

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

N A C I R E M A  N GERMA SCHOOL FRIENDSHIP EXCHANGE Earlier this year, new friendships were made between German and American students when Frau Rohnert's class came to visit Mrs. L'Esperance's class at Boeblingen Elementary Middle School. Mrs. L'Esperance's 4th grade class recentlly made a visit to the Max Plank Gymnasium in Boeblingen to meet up with their partner German class and friends.

Photos by Dan L'Esperance

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nted a The German and American friends pai school. mural together and took a tour of the

Photos by Dan L'Esperance

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


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Have fun with the locals Strawberry festival Sat, Jun 13 Esslingen, city center

Enjoy the strawberry festival (Erdbeerfest) in Esslingen’s city center on June 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Taste delicious meals and drinks made of strawberries. Moreover, you have the chance to listen to music and find surprises regarding strawberries in all participating shops. For more info in German see

EVENTS Sommerfest Fri, May 29 – Sun, Jun 7 Tübingen, Weilheimer Wiesen Experience the 61st Sommerfest (summer festival) in Tübingen at the fairground Weilheimer Wiesen. The festival will be opened officially with the tapping of the beer kegs at 7 p.m. You will taste delicious local specialties, enjoy live music and fairground rides. The event will end with its highlight, the huge display of fireworks, on Sunday night. For more information in German, see Ritter Sport chocolate museum Thu, Jun 4 Waldenbuch, Ritter Sport chocolate museum Another great chocolate to try is Ritter Sport. This square bar of chocolate is well known throughout Germany. Why not sign up your children for a chocolate workshop? It costs €7 and is 75 minutes long. For more information, just call 0715797704 or visit the company’s website at Segway city tour Fri, Jun 5 Stuttgart, city center The Stuttgart city tour on Segways will take place on June 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. Experience the increasingly popular way of sightseeing in Stuttgart. You will be passing historic places, parks, the castle and many more sights. This tour will be in English. The tour is approximately 3 hours long. Tickets are €75. For more dates and times, see

After work shopping Fri, Jun 5 Metzingen, Outletcity On June 5 Outletcity in Metzingen will open its doors from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Find designer clothes from more than 60 brands, such as Calvin Klein, Burberry and Oakley. For more information, see Retro classics meet Baroque Fri, Jun 5 – Sun, Jun 7 Ludwigsburg, Blühendes Barock Enjoy a day at the park Blühendes Barock in Ludwigsburg at this festival of classic cars from June 5 to 7. The event starts with the arrival of the cars at 9 a.m. Approximately 300 vehicles will be shown to a jury during the concours d’élegance (car classics until 1961) and the festival of classic cars (vehicles until 1981). For more information on the event, see Weekly market Sat, Jun 6 Böblingen, Pestalozzi-Hof Saturday mornings is the perfect time to go to a market. On June 6, the PestalozziHof holds their weekly market offering fresh products like vegetables, fruit, meat, and cheese. So if you are looking to bring home a colorful basket of fresh ingredients this is the place to be. Be the early bird and get the freshest products on the market. For more info, visit Bonbon Museum Tue, Jun 9 Vaihingen an der Enz, Bonbon Museum Let your senses go wild as you come to

the candy museum in Vaihingen. See all the different kinds of candy and chocolate and try some. The museum’s exhibition covers the history and evolution of candy making from its conception in the 8th century to the fully automated factory production of the 20th century. Actual candy production machines are on display as well as vintage advertising materials and candy packaging. Open Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. For more information visit Open air theater Thu, Jun 11 Schwäbisch Hall, Große Treppe Enjoy the Freilichtspiele (open air stage plays) in Schwäbisch Hall until August 28. More than 70.000 people per year visit the famous stage which host plays every year. This theater was founded in 1925. Plays such as Don Juan and The Stairways to Heaven can be seen in the open. For more information in German and tickets see SPORTS Baseball Sat, Jun 6 Stuttgart, Stuttgarter Reds Ballpark The Stuttgart Reds will be playing against Mainz Athletics on June 6. So if you are a fan of Baseball and want to see a home-run, grab your tickets soon. GThe game starts at 1 p.m. Ticket price is €6. For tickets and more information on this and upcoming games, go to

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The Color Run Fri, Jul 17 Stuttgart, Neckar Park The Color Run which is also known as “The Happiest 5k on the Planet” will take place July 17 in Stuttgart. This event is great fun for the whole family. Each participant will receive their starter kit which includes a t-shirt, color powder, headband and a bib number. After every kilometer you will be covered with 100% natural color. Start of race is noon but doors open at 9 a.m. Make sure to get your tickets as the previous year’s tickets sold fast! Ticket price is €28.99 and kids (8-13) €15.99. For more information and pics see CONCERTS Maroon 5 Wed, Jun 10 München, Olympiahalle Maroon 5 are going on their world tour this year. Don’t miss out on their show. Hit songs like “Animals” will be played as well as a few others from their album. The show starts at 8 p.m. Ticket prices start at €42. For more information visit Mumford & Sons Sat, Jul 18 Berlin, Waldbühne Mumford & Sons are going on tour this year. See them live in Berlin on July 18 at the Waldbühne. Ticket price is €66.50. The show starts at 6 p.m. For more information about Mumford & Sons go to

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Apt Miesau, St. Wendelerstraße 39, 130sqm 5rms lrg BIK bath open firepl balc park-spot ISDN/ Beautiful completely renovated DSL Av now €650+utl 06372-6964 modernized FSH in Hoeheinoed, Quiet area with a great view! 19 Beautiful renovated and modernikm to Landstuhl, 300 m²,4 BR + 1 zed apartment near Baumholder Studio + office-room, 2 Baths, Liv/ and the Kusel Lichtenburg castle, Din-Area w. fireplace, Storage, Ba12 km to Baumholder, 25 km to sement, BIK w. pantry, Separate RAB, 120 m²,3 BR, 1.75 Baths, Guest-House on property, 2 GaraBIK, Liv/Din-Area, Storage, 2 Pages + 1 Carport, Yard, Patio, Pets king-Spaces, Yard, Pets neg., neg., Avail: Now, Rent: 2220 Euro Avail: now, Rent: 600 Euro + + 120 Euro for garages + util.No util.No Finder's Fee!For more inFinder's Fee!For more information formation please contact G.I. Bill please contact G.I. Bill Pay SerPay Service & Real Estate at vice & Real Estate at 0637106371-465407 or 0160-1065196, 465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: Email: For furFor further listings, please view ther listings, please view our webour website at site at realestate state Landstuhl Atzel Nice 3 bedroom apartment 10th floor with great Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, 1FSH, view, built-in kitchen, balcony, 2,5 built in 2002,5BR, 2baths, studio, bathrooms, very close to Auto- fire place, BIK, garage, 258sqm liv bahn A6 and A62 107 sqm, space, yard, €1900. Avail June 6. €700+util. For further information 0160-5912616 or 0170-3038338 call 0171 5810296 (Marion) Freestanding 1 Fam House LandNew renov. Apt. 120sqm, in stuhl City, €2020, herbelflorian@ 66909 Nanz-Dietschweiler, 15min., to Base, 3brm, livrm, BIK w/dincorner, dishwasher, freezer, refrigerator, full bathrm, domestic rm, House in Kindsbach 5bedrooms, washer, dryer, storerm., carport, kitch, dining-living room, studio, english spoken.€560,00+utl. 4bath, sauna, garage, 290m², rent Tel.0176-81656431 06381-3792 2100+utl. No finder's fee. English spoken. Please call 06371-64521 mail:

House in Mittelbrunn, 6BR, 2.5 bath, 2 BIK, 2liv/dinrm, garage, garden, €1750+util, Call: 063756993 Nice renovated Townhouse (row end) in Landstuhl, 220 m²,5 BR, 2 full baths, 2 x 0.75 baths, Liv/DinArea, BIK w. pantry, Storage, Basement, Garage, Yard, Patio, Pets negotiable, Avail: June 1, 2015, Rent: 1700 Euro + 40 Euro garage + util. No Finder's Fee!For more information please contact G.I. Bill Pay Service & Real Estate at 06371-465407 or 0160-1065196, Email: For further listings, please view our website at realestate No Finder's Fee, Nice FSH in Schoenenberg-Kuebelberg, 25 km to RAB, 135 m², 3 BR, 2 Baths, Living-Room, DiningRoom, BIK, Basement, Garage, Yard, Patio, NO pets, Avail: Now, Rent: 1075 Euro + util., call G.I. Bill Pay Service at 0160-1065196 or 06371-465407, E-mail :ram Schwedelbach, FSH, with garage, property 583sqm, quiet area, live space 167sqm, modern equip, 4BR, 1bath, kitchen, guest toil w/shower, hallway w/ closet, laundryrm, 2 car garage, no pets, €1305+util 06371-404202 or 01706173410

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2004 Corvette Coupe, Commemorative Ed, 27,500 miles, Exc. Cond, LeMans Blue, New Michelin Pilot Sport Run-flat Tires, New brakes and rotors, New battery, 4 sp. Auto, Comfort Access, Leather, Cruise, Power Everything, Dual Airbags, Moon Roof/Targa, HUD, Bose CD, ABS, Traction Contrl, Active Handling, Dual Climate, Sport Exhaust. Loud and fast. $24,500 obo. slutz2004@; tel. 0711 722 48 680

2008 Cadillac STS, $15,750, rhino, Excellent Condition, 57,000 miles, extra custom rims with winter tires included. Fully loaded! Can be seen on the Ramstein Lemon Lot.

2007 VW Passat 2.0 TDI. The car is German specs, turbo diesel, with an automatic transmission. It is in great condition inside and out. Very spacious interior and trunk. Runs great! Wisefamilie@ or 0151-10649124

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 2006 Honday Odyssey Touring, $10k obo. Silver with gray leather 2011 BMW 135i Coupe, $28,995interior. 110k miles, rear sensors, , US Spec, Double Clutch, Leaback up camera, navigation, DVD ther, Sunroof, Power Seats, Alloy, entertainment system, passed in- Sport Package, Excellent Conditispection on 5/10. Reeder85@ya on! Free Home Shipping! Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro, Web: www.euro 2006 Mini Cooper, $8,695-, US Spec, Manual, Leather, Sunroof, 2011 BMW 328i Sport Sedan, Cruise Control, Heated Seats, Alloy Wheels, Excellent Condition, $22,995-, US Spec, Automatic, Very Low Fuel Consumption, Leather, Sunroof, Sport Pack, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ Cruise Control, Power Seats,, Web: loy, Excellent, New Service, Call: 0176 2273 0967, Email: info@euro, Web: www.euro 2006 Toyota Avalon Sedan, $14,995-, US Spec, Automatic, 2011 BMW 335i Coupe, $28,850Leather, Sunroof, Navigation Sys, US Spec, Manual, Leather, Suntem, Power Seats, Alloy Wheels, roof, Cruise Control, Heated Excellent Condition 1 Owner VeSeats, Alloy Wheels, Excellent hicle, Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: Condition, Free Home Shipping,, Web: Call:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@, Web: 2007 Audi S4 Sedan, $20,995-, US Spec, Manual, Leather, Sun- 2011 Opel Astra, $10500, Euro roof, Cruise Control, Power Seats, Spec 32mpg, 43k km, 1 owner, Alloy, Navigation, BOSE Surround summer/winter tires on rims, heaSound, Excellent Condition, ted seats/steering wheel, NavigatiCall:0176 2273 0967, Email: info@ on, Cruise Control, Blue tooth,, Web: Awesome car - pcsing and can't take with us christinaskowronski@ A-Class Merc, 4 Door, 5 Speed, ABS, Elec Windows, Elec Locks, Remote Controll, Year 1998, 1 Year German TUV, 2 nd Motor My Ph is 0175-3213199, $ 2300,

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Dr. Osthus Dr. Osthus is a certified plastic surgeon located right in the heart of StuttgartBöblingen. With over 19 years experience, he has assisted Americans to look and feel their best. If you are looking for some improvements in your appearance, Dr. Osthus will be happy to assist you in achieving the best you can be. First he will sit with you for a private consultation. Then he will make his professional recommendations as to what he can accomplish. He specializes in breast augmentation, liposuction, labiaplasty, tummy tuck and wrinkle treatment with Botox and soft tissue fillers. The prices for his services are very reasonable and he also takes VAT forms. His office is easy to find, right in the heart of Böblingen and he speaks English fluently. His friendly and helpful staff will make you feel at ease. Check out his website today. Here you will find a qualified doctor you can trust. Look for his ad in The Find-It Guide and The Citizen too.

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Hotel Böhler

Finding a hotel when you first get to Germany can really be a challenge. You do not need to look any further than Hotel Böhler in Böblingen. Family owned by Manuel Böhler & Melinda Nyerges-Böhler, you will notice from your first steps into their reception area, that you have found what you expected…a cozy and professional atmosphere. Hotel Böhler has been hosting Americans and their families for decades, offering long-term stay facilities (with family rooms and kitchenettes) and beautifully appointed hotel rooms. Centrally located in Böblingen, they are 5 minutes from Panzer and 15 minutes from Kelly & Patch barracks. Perfect for a TDY or PCS move, their location also gives you the opportunity to explore restaurants, markets, lakes and other leisure activities all within walking distance or a short drive away. After a tiring day looking for your new home, why not enjoy a relaxing afternoon at Hotel Böhler’s indoor swimming pool. The fitness room, sauna and massage service is also a nice addition. Their friendly and English speaking staff is looking forward to serving you! Hotel Böhler is also an environmentally conscious hotel that is on the way to achieving the highly regarded EMAS Certification that clearly represents the hotel’s efforts towards environmental needs and sustainability. Look for their ads in The Find-It Guide and The Citizen.

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In the center of Stuttgart-Vaihingen, on the main street, is where you will find Taverna Olympus. A cozy Greek Tavern that specializes in homemade Greek and German food. Since 1982, for the past 42 years, this small Greek family has been happily serving Americans their sought after cuisine. ‘Mama Wulla’ is the chef and she lovingly prepares her Greek specialties from her grandmother’s recipes. The organization and service is handled by her son, George. ‘We are happy to serve our American customers…and we have lots of them!’ George says. ‘The Americans are our friends and we welcome them to try our delicious cuisine. We are proud of our repeat customers, retirees and their friends. Our Tavern Olympus is like a big, cozy living room!’ adds George. ‘We are all in the family and treat our customers like they are family, too. Everything is homemade from the Bifteki stuffed with goat’s cheese to the self-cured Gyros. The meat is delivered daily fresh from the butcher. The Souffles, Mousaka and Pastizio is always freshly prepared. Their Tzatziki and Eggplant Salad is even admired by other Greek Restaurants. Come visit the cozy tavern and let ‘Mama Wulla’ cook for you! Right outside patch Barracks, easy to find and on the main street, Taverna Olympus will welcome you with a smile! Online reservations at: Hauptstrasse 166 • 70563 Stuttgart • 0711 – 737300-0

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