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What are you reading? Labor Day

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a day of remembrance and tribute to the contributions workers (laborers) have made and continue to...

PCS move may mean school search

If you're PCSing stateside this summer, here are some great resources to help make an informed decision about schools in your new location.

KMC Exchange invites shoppers to help save a tree with e-receipts

To help reduce paper usage, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service offers shoppers the option to receive an electronic receipt instead of a...
John Casey of Ramstein High School is representing the Department of Defense Education Activity in the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C., a merit-based, competitive program for the nation's top student leaders. COURTESY JOHN CASEY

DODEA Europe seniors among nation’s top student leaders in D.C.

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Two American students attending Defense Department schools overseas are getting a close-up look at the federal...

European Parliament has voted to end visa-free travel within the EU for American passport holders. AMANDA MCCOY, BILOXI SUN HERALD/MCT

European lawmakers threaten visa rules for Americans

The European Parliament has drawn a tough line with Washington in a dispute over visa-free travel, demanding that the United States extend the...

Ways to give at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to remember what we are thankful for — family, friends, a home, a steady job, our health, our freedom.

Europe time change affecting AFN programming

Next week, most American Forces Network (AFN) news and sports programming will start an hour earlier when Europe goes from Daylight Savings Time...

Haunting Halloween

While the modern Halloween holiday dates to the 19th century in the United States, Halloween is still relatively young in Germany.
Travelers board the Patriot Express rotator at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Sept. 28, 2016. Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, the Patriot Express rotator mission will no longer be available into and out of Aviano Air Base. R.J. Biermann/U.S. Air Force

Patriot Express flights from Aviano to Ramstein cut for fiscal 2017

VICENZA, Italy — A weekly chartered passenger flight from Aviano Air Base to Germany for onward flights to the United States has been canceled,...

Students in grades six to 12 at Department of Defense Education Activity schools will be introduced to new literacy standards in reading and writing this school year. The change is part of DODEA's effort to implement new College and Career Readiness Standards, similar to the common core academic standards adopted by many states, across a broad curricular area.

DODEA students will tackle new literacy standards in grades 6 to 12 when school starts

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — When school starts Monday for thousands of children of military families in Europe, one of the biggest changes in the...

©Karin J. Martinez, Hemingway’s short novel “The Old Man and The Sea” was written in 1951 in Bimini, Bahamas. It was the last major work of fiction by Hemingway published during his lifetime. The novel was the source of Hemingway’s Pulitzer Prize and subsequent Nobel Prize for Literature.

The Hemingway and Great War Museum

Fans of American writer Ernest Hemingway are able to visit his childhood home in Oak Park, Ill., the house where he lived and worked in Key West,...

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