Texasstrasse one-way starting Aug. 31
Starting Monday, Aug. 31, Texasstrasse on Hainerberg will return to being a one-way street. Please observe all traffic signs and drive safely. In addition, since school begins Aug. 31 please keep an eye out for children as they make their way to and from school.
School bus safety
School begins Aug. 31, and it's important everyone does their part to make sure students stay safe. Here are five basic rules that can help prevent accidents and injuries: 1) Be on time. Walk, do not run to the bus stop. 2) When waiting for the bus, take at least three large steps away from the curb. 3) Take your seat on the bus and stay in it while the bus is moving. If there are seat belts, buckle up. 4) When getting off the bus, take three large steps away from the curb and wait for the bus to depart before crossing the street. 5) Never cross the street in front of or behind the bus.
Parking Garage West open
The lower level of the new Parking Garage West on Clay Kaserne is now open. The upper level is closed until further notice.
Dental Clinic closed Sept. 3
The Dental Clinic will be closed Sept. 3. Call DSN 590-1515 or civ (06371) 9464-1515 for appointments.
U.S. Army Customs Office closed
The U.S. Army Customs Office will be closed Sept. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
U'R Place closed in August
U'R Place bar and Grill be closed Aug. 13-29. Note: There are several other options for dining on Clay Kaserne during the Little Italy closure including the Food Court, U'R Place Bar and Grill, Strong Europe Cafe Dining Facility -- and not too far away, Subways on Mainz-Kastel Storage Station, the Food Court at the Main Exchange and the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center on Hainerberg.
IACS REMINDER: SPONSOR'S RESPONSIBILITIES FOR SIGNED-IN GUESTS
“Army in Europe Regulation 190-16: Installation Access Control” requires sponsors to ensure any individuals they sign in are physically escorted at all times. Any signed-in person who is found without their sponsor will be immediately escorted off of the installation. The sponsor’s failure to follow the policy may lead to administrative actions such as suspension or revocation of the sponsor’s sign-in privileges and installation access. Read more of the policy at https://aepubs.army.mil/pdfpubs/AER190-16.pdf.
Recognize, report suspicious activity
Though Antiterrorism Awareness month has just passed, the responsibility of remaining vigilant continues daily. Remember the theme observed during August? “Recognizing and Reporting Suspicious Activity.” You’ve heard it said often before; “If you see something, say something.” Know who to call if you see something suspicious or to report a crime.
To report suspicious activity,click on the iWatch/iSalute link in the center of the page (<—). To report an imminent threat or crime in progress, immediately contact the Military Police by dialing DSN 114 or civ (0611) 143-548-7777/7778/7779; or call Host Nation law enforcement by dialing commercially in Germany or Netherlands: 112; In Italy: 112 or 118; In Belgium: 112 or 101.
New Policy: Remote-Controlled Aircraft
The flight of remote-controlled aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicles on any U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden installation is prohibited. This policy applies to all military members, Department of Defense employees, contractors, dependents, sponsored guests and host nation employees. Personnel should immediately report any RC aircraft or UAV flown on or near a USAG Wiesbaden installation to the military police station at (0611) 143-548-7777.
Crime prevention tips
Visit the Hessen Polizei home page for a look at several crime prevention tips which have been translated into English courtesy of their Public Affairs Office (click here