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Get crafty: Fabric fun

Growing up in a crafty family, I caught the craze at an early age. Grandma introduced me to quilting by showing me how to sew the fabric squares...

Euro banking

During World War II, planners in the War Department realized that military service members needed a better banking system. By 1943, more than 140...

Buying a home with LQA or OHA

Considering buying a home while stationed in Europe? Right now is a good time to look for homes to purchase. The recent worldwide economy...

Host nation healthcare: What to expect off post

Living overseas can bring changes and challenges for Americans in Europe. One diff erence that may present a challenge is host nation healthcare....

Go green: On-base golfing in Europe

Want to take a few lessons, improve your short game, or introduce your whole family to the game of golf? Maybe you just need to hit a few balls on...

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The military car sales program

Shopping for a new car? U.S. military (active duty, retired, veterans and spouses), diplomats and DOD civilians on tour overseas can purchase new...

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Couponing Military Style

Holiday time is stressful for everyone, but for military families the added cost of travel, holiday shopping and shipping gifts can be...

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Savvy back to school shopping

One of the most challenging tasks of parenting is buying supplies and clothing for your children before they start back to school. Every other...

My birth experience in Germany

The moment I found out I was pregnant, I felt overwhelmed with questions and decisions to make. As an American overseas, should I have my baby in...

Basics of medical care in Germany

When space-available health services at MTFs are not available for U.S. citizens living in Germany, patients may be referred to host-nation...

5 new German laws in 2017

As we get ready to usher in 2017, it’s good to know about new laws in Germany that will take effect in the new year. Some changes won’t be too...

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