Archive for July, 2013

Elmo, Muppets coming to Stuttgart

Elmo, Muppets coming to Stuttgart

Sesame Street, the United Services Organization, and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will bring the Muppets to U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart July 19.

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Soldiers earn berths in 2013 Wrestling World Championships

Soldiers earn berths in 2013 Wrestling World Championships

Three wrestlers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program earned spots on Team USA for the World Championships at the 2013 U.S. World Team Trials, June 21-22. Sgt. Spenser Mango, Spc. Justin Lester and Spc. Caylor Williams will compete Sept. 16-22, at the 2013 International Federation of Associated Wrestling…

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At your leisure, July 11,2013

At your leisure, July 11,2013

Festivals Schorndorf will host SchoWo, the city’s summer street festival, from July 12-16. Events will kick off July 12 at 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. On July 13, the fest will run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., and July 14-16 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The festival will…

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The sun, your eyes: what you need to know

The sun, your eyes: what you need to know

July is Ultraviolet Light Safety Month, and anyone who has been sunburned in the past knows the effects of too much sun and UV light exposure.

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Dental clinic ‘goes first class,’ streamlines appointments

Dental clinic ‘goes first class,’ streamlines appointments

The U.S. Army Dental Command will roll out the Go First Class program across the Army this month. Go First Class is designed to streamline a Soldier’s path toward overall dental wellness and readiness.

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USAREUR Soldiers, civilians educated during SHARP week

USAREUR Soldiers, civilians educated during SHARP week

U.S. Army Europe conducted a week-long event, June 17-21, which focused on response to and prevention of sexual harassment and assault.

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Ask a JAG, July 11, 2013

Do you have a legal question you would like to see answered in a future edition of The Citizen? If so, contact “Ask a JAG” at faisal.h.akhter.mil@mail.mil.

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Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits transfer policy to take effect Aug. 1

Beginning Aug. 1, every Soldier who elects to transfer his or her Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to a family member will incur an additional four years in the Army, without regard to their time in service.

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The secret to being ‘lucky’: taking responsibility

“She’s so lucky! He has all the luck!” Just like you, I hear these phrases thrown around from time to time.

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DOD to expand benefits to all military spouses

DOD to expand benefits to all military spouses

Defense Department officials will move forward in making benefits available to all military spouses, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement issued after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act June 26.

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