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Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
Are you a family of day-trippers? If so, your posting abroad is a dream come true.
Living in Germany and looking to broaden your social connections? In addition to connecting with fellow U.S. citizens and English speakers from the host nation, it’s possible to cast one’s net a bit wider and tap into Germany’s thriving international community.
Love to fish? World-class fly-fishing, deep-sea fishing and “river monster” wrestling adventures await you. In fact, U.S. servicemembers who are outdoor enthusiasts can hunt, fish and shoot for sport as long as they gain the right training and certifications.
You don’t have to travel far to enjoy a wonderful wine from Germany. Appreciate the country's 2,000-year history of winemaking at these wine fests, open-cellar days and culinary events.
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Military life is colorful, but military housing is not! Your rental or on-base housing will most likely pair light beige carpeting with white walls to create a 360-degree panorama of ho-hum.
It can be overwhelming to live in a different country with a different language and culture. But one of the blessings hidden in the chaos is the prospect of discovery.
Jazz Open Stuttgart
July 4-14 in Stuttgart
Headline acts performing at this year’s edition include Bob Dylan, Sting, Christina Aguilera & Aloe Blacc, Chick Corea and Bobby McFerrin.
No fourth without fireworks? If displays of pyrotechnics are a must for your Independence Day celebrations, you’re in luck. As the closing element to a handful of German fests taking place on the weekends bookending July 4, here are some places to watch the heavens will light up:
Exploring quaint towns with ancient citadels, gorgeous gardens and a museum full of sparkling crystal is a delightful way to spend the day.
Celebrations commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift will take place in four German cities and airfields associated with the momentous endeavor June 10-16.
Attention all nature lovers and foodies: Want to learn more about foraging wild herbs and fruits? Level up your cooking skills by making cheesecake out of dandelion, which doesn’t get more local than this!
Getting an account through an on-base credit union or bank should be your top priority. This will eliminate headaches when paying bills, transferring money, making purchases, getting cash and managing funds between U.S. dollars and euros.
CREDIT UNIONS
The Berlin Airlift is remembered today as one of the greatest feats in the history of military aviation, accomplished in the face of overwhelming odds.
Welcome, spring! Oh, how I’ve missed you and the radiant sunshine you bring. I’m officially in the mood to start the 2019 festival season. The options are overwhelming. Let’s use this opportunity to discover a festival in the city of Aachen. 
A fest-tastic day