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The Tough Mudder: When Mud Meets Adrenaline

Twenty obstacles over eleven miles, thousands of participants striving to complete challenge.  Icy water, electric shock, mud in all its glorious forms.  This isn’t just your average obstacle course and it’s certainly not for wimps. Created as a training exercise by the British special forces, the Tough Mudder now holds events all over the world […]

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Museum of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg and Fürth

Reader Contribution…  JM Memorium Nuremberg TrialsBärenschanzstraße 7290429 Nuremberg GermanyTel:  0911 321 79 372 Web:  Open:  Wed – Mon 1000-1800; Last admission at 5pm Closed on Tuesdays Reader Review: “We traveled to Nuremberg over the holidays on our way home from Prague.  The IMT just opened Nov. 22nd!! We had hoped just to see the courthouse/courtroom […]

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Facebook OPSEC

A new software application in Facebook can let people know exactly where you are and even show a map and allow others nearby to see you as well.  This could be pose an increased risk to military personel.  Information is being dispersed through normal channels, but if you’d like to go ahead and check into […]

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AFV Club! (Armed Forces Vacation)

I cannot believe that I am just now hearing about this… really.  Lived in Germany for 3+ years with no clue.   So, if you are as clueless as I was, listen up!  There are some amazing places out there that are affordable for military families!  Great, huh?  Check it out! It’s called The Armed Forces […]

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Travel Alert

US Personnel, Today the U.S. Department of State released a Travel Alert for Germany.This is not to be considered a travel restriction but scrutiny should beapplied for those who have planned travel in Germany. Please ensure theDepartment of State travel alert is disseminated to the lowest level. Travel Alert U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATEBureau of Consular […]

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Passport Issues: France

So there’s been a bit of a buzz lately about what kind of passport you should have and when or if active duty members even always need them… here’s the latest. Keep in mind, this is pretty basic stuff. You are living overseas and you’re traveling around. You can’t expect police and border folks in […]

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Taking Hops (Space A) – 101

Why Fly Space A? It’s Kid Friendly! “My boys love flying space A because they get to get up and walk around or sleep in their sleeping bags on the floor of the aircraft. The best flight we had was last year on a C-17, they were able to climb into the 2 Apache helicopters […]

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APO shipping from any site!!!

Wow! This was just passed along to me. And what timing! With Christmas just around the corner, this will come in handy! This service at allows you to shop anywhere online and ship to your APO when the company will not ship to an APO . There is a small fee attached each time […]

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