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  • H.E.L.P. is here to help people stay healthy

    Volunteers from the Spangdahlem community with knowledge in various health-related topics have started a Healthy Eating Lifestyle Program support group to teach people to eat better, live better and become healthier. The group meets Wednesdays from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at the Spangdahlem Chapel.  The support group offers fitness demonstrations with
  • International driver’s license: Essential for European-wide auto travel

    Being stationed in Europe has a number of perks. Opportunities are plentiful to learn about new cultures as one travels through the historical, the artistic, the ethnic and the most modern of Europe's sites. Traveling throughout the continent, however, requires transportation - bus, train or auto. If traveling the European Union and beyond via
  • Avoid itchy scalps: How to defeat head lice

    Head lice have been around for a long time. Archaeologists have even found evidence on human hairs from 10,000 years ago. They are tiny blood-sucking insects that live on the human head and are 2 to 4 mm long with narrow bodies and no wings. Their bites can leave a trail of tiny red marks on the scalp, or you might see a small insect near the base
  • Important fuel-card tips

    The following information includes tips on the usage of fuel cards derived from the Library of Army in Europe Publications and Forms Web site. Ration Amounts Each vehicle registered or listed with the U.S. Forces Registry of Motor Vehicles has its own long-term ration card and ration allowance that can only be used for that vehicle. The Army and
  • Pigfest to attract people from far and near

    Festival season is in full swing throughout Germany. Wine festivals occur everywhere along the Mosel River and in the Eifel area. There are tourists from Holland, Belgium, England and across the world are flocking to the area to enjoy the summer here. Several federal states in Germany just started school break, and many people will explore the
  • Be vigilant during Wittlich Pig Fest

    The Wittlich Saeubrennerkirmes, or pig festival, is this weekend, and many Sabers and their families will head out to enjoy this unique German festival. Demonstrators will also be on hand to protest the slaughtering of animals for the meat industry. "Save Animals" is planning a demonstration for 3 p.m. Aug. 15., the same time the town is scheduled