Newly Arrived U.S. Military Members Get Welcomed to Germany with 2015 "Just Landed"

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Stars and Stripes "Just Landed" arrives packed with essential information for U.S. servicemembers and civilians just arriving at their new station in Germany.

Stripes Just Landed 2015

Stripes Just Landed 2015 is the U.S. military member's definitive guide to living in Germany.

U.S. servicemembers and civilians just arriving in Germany often feel overwhelmed, excited and scared. The 2015 Stripes Just Landed is available now to help ease the transition for those who are just getting settled into their new duty station.

This free print and digital publication is easy to understand and packed with 48 pages of essential information for U.S. service members, civilians, contractors and family members new to Germany. This issue features everything you need to know about:

  • European banking, bill pay and utilities
  • Street legal: Getting a license and car
  • Finding a house and services
  • Healthcare how-to's: On and off base
  • Information about DODDs-Europe, German schools and daycare options
  • Pet ownership overseas
  • Employment, volunteer and continuing ed opportunities    
  • Discover Deutschland: Adjusting to a new culture
  • Valuable contacts, resources and checklists

The 2015 Stripes Just Landed is available at local Exchanges, Commissaries and various local airports, or it can be read online.

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