In an age when the practice of writing letters to the editor is a dying art, writers and editors are still encouraged to hear from readers with personal stories as to how their newspaper has proved a positive influence in one’s life.
The month of May is a special time for our military, past and present, as they are commemorated for their sacrifice and dedication to our country during Military Appreciation Month. The role of the military spouse is also acknowledged as they have their own appreciation day on May 8.
RAMSTEIN – Pets make great companions for those long weeks spent at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This May, they’ll even fetch 10 lucky military shoppers a combined $3,000 in Army & Air Force Exchange Service gift cards—without having to set paw outside the house.
Nobody quite understands the struggles military spouses face other than other military spouses. Some of the biggest issues spouses face are finding employment in over-saturated job markets and the stigma of hiring someone who may leave in two-to-three years.
One thing I love about the military community is our ability to take care of one another and there is no shortage of that during our quarantine days. European chapters of MWR, ACS and USO are all hosting virtual events for military families.
LANDSTUHL, Germany --- Tick exposure can occur year-round, but ticks are most active during the upcoming warmer months from April to September. Public Health Command Europe’s Entomology Department provides helpful ticks and tricks for tick prevention.
On April 23, 1516, Duke Wilhelm IV endorsed the Purity Law for German beer, stating that just four ingredients can be used in the brewing process: water, malt, hops and yeast. 503 years later, the world’s oldest food regulation remains in effect.
Germany is a wonderfully vibrant and green country. Not just with its rolling hills and mountains, but in the eco-friendly sense as well. As one of the leading nations in strict environmental policies, Germany has become a standard bearer in the fight against climate change and global warming.
It was a decision Europe and much of the world was waiting for: would Germany cancel the world’s largest beer festival? Bavarian leaders made the decision today to cancel the 187th year of Oktoberfest.