Just Landed

Willkommen in Deutschland! Welcome to Germany! If you’ve recently arrived, your head may be spinning from a combination of jetlag and the sheer amount of information coming your way.
Adjusting to moving abroad can be especially difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family.
Whether living on or off base, you are required to recycle in Germany. Installation recycling centers are only for those in government housing.
Now that you’ve found a place to call home, you’ll need utilities and communication services.
It’s been weeks since your nails were done and the kids need haircuts. You’re due for a date night and want a massage. How do you know that you’ll get your money’s worth?
You may notice many cultural differences between American and German living.
Get organized, learn the language and make yourself at home with these tablet and smartphone apps. 
Finding a home in Germany can seem intimidating. Depending on the time of year you arrive, it may seem like either feast or famine.
Did you take the USAREUR driver’s exam before arriving, and already have your driver’s license? That’s great! If you didn’t, then STOP what you’re doing.
Getting your furry family members here was nerve-racking enough, but upset neighbors and displeased authorities can add to the stress of acclimating to a new place.
During your time in Germany, you’re going to catch a cold, need a teeth cleaning or have to get your eyes checked.