Archive for November, 2013

EUCOM dedicates room to honor Sailor’s selfless service

EUCOM dedicates room to honor Sailor’s selfless service

Story & photos by Gloria Colón-Buzatu

U.S. European Command leadership dedicated their Deployment and Distribution Operations Center in memory of Petty Officer 3rd Class William J. Barnette Nov. 22 on Patch Barracks in Stuttgart-Vaihingen.

November 29, 2013 ×
Decorating for the holidays? Remember these safe tips

Decorating for the holidays? Remember these safe tips

Decorations may increase your chances of fire.

November 29, 2013 ×
Hookah smoking just as toxic as cigarettes

Hookah smoking just as toxic as cigarettes

You may have noticed shisha lounges popping up in your German neighborhood.

November 27, 2013 ×
Decorating for the holidays?  Remember these safety tips

Decorating for the holidays? Remember these safety tips

An estimated 240 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 150 home fires involving holiday lights and other decorative lighting occur each year, according to data from the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration. These fires resulted in 21 deaths and $25.2 million in direct property damage….

November 27, 2013 ×
USAREUR dedicates new headquarters building to former leader

USAREUR dedicates new headquarters building to former leader

U.S. Army Europe paid tribute to former Seventh Army commander Lt. Gen. Geoffrey Keyes when it named its headquarters in his honor during a ceremony on Clay Kaserne Nov. 14. USAREUR Commander Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr., hosted the dedication ceremony. “It is fitting that we continue Gen. Keyes’ legacy…

November 27, 2013 ×

TSA expedited screening expands to service members

As part of the ongoing effort to move away from a “one size fits all” security approach and provide more of the traveling public the ability to participate in expedited screening…

November 27, 2013 ×
EUCOM promotes cooperation among Arctic partners

EUCOM promotes cooperation among Arctic partners

When travel brochures feature Arctic expeditions, adventure seekers may think of a once-unreachable fantasyland rich with wildlife and a pristine frozen tundra stretching as far as the eye can see.

November 27, 2013 ×

Going green: Driving efficiently to reduce vehicle emissions

While the burning of fossil fuels such as gasoline and diesel releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and contributes to climate change, these emissions can be reduced by environmentally-friendly driving: • Get regular tune-ups, follow the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule and use the recommended grade of motor oil. • Check your…

November 27, 2013 ×
Harlem Globetrotters perform Dec. 6

Harlem Globetrotters perform Dec. 6

The Harlem Globetrotters continue to entertain families with their ball handling wizardry and basketball artistry.

November 27, 2013 ×

Ask a JAG: My unit is throwing a holiday ball and the tickets are $50 each!

If you have a legal question you would like to see answered in The Citizen, write “Ask a JAG” at ines.k.liefers2.ln@mail.mil

November 27, 2013 ×

Service members can call in holiday greetings

The Joint Hometown News Service is partnering this year with SiriusXM Radio to allow service members worldwide to send holiday greetings to loved ones back home.

November 27, 2013 ×

Dolphins’ scandal has lessons for service members

This month, Jonathan Martin, an offensive lineman on the Miami Dolphins football team, walked out and quit the team due to a perceived hostile work environment allegedly characterized by demeaning, racially-biased communications and financial extortion by at least one team captain and other senior members of the team.

November 27, 2013 ×
Stuttgart family member named finalist for Operation Rising Star

Stuttgart family member named finalist for Operation Rising Star

Army Entertainment has announced the 12 finalists slated to compete in Operation Rising Star in December.

November 27, 2013 ×
Driving efficiently to reduce vehicle emissions

Driving efficiently to reduce vehicle emissions

Emissions can be reduced by environmentally-friendly driving.

November 27, 2013 ×
Retirees, family members must enable AKO email auto-forwarding by Dec. 31

Retirees, family members must enable AKO email auto-forwarding by Dec. 31

U.S Army Office of the Chief Information Officer and Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems

As part of the Army’s AKO transition to enterprise services, Army retirees and family members can have their AKO email automatically forwarded to a commercial email address until Dec. 31, 2014. In the past, users could only forward AKO email to a government email address.

November 27, 2013 ×