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Relocation Readiness Program

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Moving is a fact of military life

It is also one of life’s high-stress events. The Relocation Readiness Program supports America’s mobile Army through educational training, guidance and outreach efforts. Available in group and individual settings.

NEW!!! To take a virtual look at the various subjects covered during the monthly Spouse Orientation, click on the Spouse Orientation drop-down menu below:

Willkommen to Deutschland!

Here to help - PCSing? Here's what you need to know.

Services include providing arrival information, newcomers orientations and tours, and a well stocked lending closet of kitchen and household supplies. Cultural adaptation classes are offered to assist in adjusting quickly in Germany. Sponsorship training, PCS briefings and Smooth Move classes ensure that all are prepared as they transition.

Military Installations

An up-to-date website for your next PCS location offering articles, photos, major unit listings and contacts for programs and services. Click here

Plan my Move

This tool creates a custom checklist for your move, filled with information about the tasks you need to complete and how to complete them. Your checklist is tailored to the unique needs that you or your family have. Click here 

Move.mil

  • Official DOD Customer Moving Portal -- use to schedule a move, submit a customer satisfaction survey, or file a loss and damage claim. Click here
  • Information on DP3 customers impacted by Recent Stop Movement. Click here
  • DP3 COVID-19 Customer Guidance. Click here
  • DoD commitment. Click here
Lending Closet

Borrow a loaner kit while you wait for your household goods to arrive or when in between moves. The kit includes basic kitchen items (pots, pans, dishes, silverware) and small appliances such as irons, coffee makers, and toasters. We also have play pens, high chairs and boaster seats for small children.

Loaners are good for an initial 30 days and can be extended.

Click here for the Lending Closet Check-Out Form.

Welcome Packets

Welcome packets include on– and off-post information (e.g. brochures and information booklets on the local community, including events, shopping, restaurants, city maps and more). Click here for the Welcome Packet.

Spouse Orientation

Introduces and connects you to agencies like TRICARE, Health Clinic, Dental, Vehicle Registration, Customs, CYS, ACS Employment Program to name a few. Network with the subject matter experts, meet fellow spouses and learn more about your new home. 

  1.  Meets in the ACS Multipurpose Room, Bldg. 7790, Hainerberg Housing 
  2.  Every third Wednesday of the month, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  3.  Please contact ACS to register for the event or email us at:

usarmy.wiesbaden.id-europe.mbx.mwr-acs@mail.mil

Virtual Spouse Orientation

If you are unable to personally attend the Spouse Orientation, you can view the slides and listen to the speakers by clicking the links below:

Host Nation Orientation

Learn about German customs, culture and phrases while being introduced to your new community to include several military agencies. Enjoy a walking tour of downtown Wiesbaden where you will learn how to use the public transportation, use the ticket machines and to read train and bus schedules and navigate around.

Host Nation Orientation meets every Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Army Community Service Multipurpose Room, (Building 7790 in Hainerberg Housing).

Official City of Wiesbaden website :

https://www.wiesbaden.de/en/living-in-wiesbaden/index.php

Explore Wiesbaden through these videos below:

Caution https://youtu.be/NMfaEOCVo3I           

Caution https://www.wiesbaden.de/en/tourism/virtual-tours/index.php*

Language Classes
  • English As A Second Language -- Become familiar with basic English language rules.  

    Duolingo is an online language learning program. Unique features and a clear structure make it a reliable place to learn new languages or sharpen your skills. Click to find out: https://www.duolingo.com/learn

  • German Language -- Learn the basics and other phrases of the German language and cultural differences. Feel confident going out and navigating around your new community. Learn the German language for free: https://learngerman.dw.com/en/overview or https://www.duolingo.com/learn
Treffpunkt - Foreign Born Spouses Meeting

Make new friends and get to know your community. Get together with fellow spouses virtually to share experiences, stories and good conversation during the monthly Treffpunkt: Foreign Born Spouses Meeting, hosted by Army Community Service's Relocation Readiness Program.

The Treffpunkt: Foreign Born Spouses Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ACS Multipurpose Room in Building 7790 in Hainerberg Housing.

.Call Army Community Service at civ (0611) 143-548-9201 to register. 

Spouse Sponsorship and Training

This is a peer-to-peer spouse's program which helps other spouses who are relocating to the Wiesbaden community. Get insight into what to expect in an overseas move, life in Germany, and get to know a "seasoned" spouse during your initial transition. We also offer training to individuals, units and agencies who have individuals/personnel interested in becoming spouse sponsors themselves. Please call ACS to schedule your training.

Click HERE to download the Spouse Sponsor request form, afterwards please email it to: usarmy.wiesbaden.id-europe.mbx.mwr-acs@mail.mil

Helpful Links

 

Local Department of Defense Dependents Schools:

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden And Other Helpful Websites

Local agency/organization Facebook pages

  • AFN Wiesbaden
  • Amelia Earhart Playhouse Public page
  • American Red Cross Wiesbaden
  • Army Wellness Center Wiesbaden
  • Garrison Wiesbaden
  • Strong Teams Café—Wiesbaden DFAC
  • Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts
  • Wiesbaden Auto Skills Center
  • Wiesbaden BOSS
  • Wiesbaden Community Schools
  • Wiesbaden Community Spouses Club
  • Wiesbaden Entertainment Center
  • Wiesbaden Family and MWR
  • Wiesbaden FIT (Families, Infants, & Toddlers)
  • Wiesbaden German-American Kontakt Club
  • Wiesbaden Health Clinic
  • Wiesbaden PX Main Exchange
  • Wiesbaden Special Events
  • USAG Wiesbaden Army Education Center, USO Rhein Main

More Community Support

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ACS Corner

Stay informed and connected with Army Community Service

2022 AER Campaign

Soldiers Helping Soldiers Since 1942

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MWR Go

Here's a look at Wiesbaden Family and MWR happenings this month

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Local Jobs Listing

Looking for employment? Here's a listing, courtesy of the Employment Readiness Program.

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Host Nation Orientation

Get to know your new home in Germany

May 30 9 am - 5 pm

Newborn Network

Network with fellow parents and get tips from the professionals

Jun 1 10 am - 11 am
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Spouse Sponsorship Training for Units, Agencies and Organizations

Help your unit better support all of its members

Jun 2 10 am - 11 am
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Spouse Sponsorship Training for Units, Agencies and Organizations

Help your unit better support all of its members

Jun 2 10 am - 11 am
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Group Play

Join the New Parent Support Program for some fun in the sun

Jun 3 10 am - 11:30 am

Baby Boot Camp

ACS's New Parent Support Program is here to help

Jun 7 9 am - 12 pm
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Making the Most of My TSP

Take a Touchpoint Training class to enhance your financial readiness

Jun 8 9 am - 10 am
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Making the Most of My TSP

Take a Touchpoint Training class to enhance your financial readiness

Jun 8 9 am - 10 am
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Introduction to Investing

Take a Touchpoint Training class to enhance your financial readiness

Jun 8 10 am - 11 am

Treffpunkt - Foreign Born Spouse Meeting

Make friends and get to know your community

Jun 8 11:30 am - 2 pm
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Employment Training Classes

ACS's Employment Readiness Program is here to help in your job search

Jun 9 11:30 am - 1 pm
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Employment Training Classes

ACS's Employment Readiness Program is here to help in your job search

Jun 9 11:30 am - 1 pm
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Rhein River Cruise

Travel by boat on the picturesque Rhein River

Jun 9

Workshop for Kids: Social Skills

Learn strategies to help make friends, improve speaking skills and more

Jun 13 3 pm - 4 pm
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Spouse Orientation

Welcoming spouses to their home away from home

Jun 15 9 am - 1 pm
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Ruedesheim Ring Tour

Take a couple of cable cars and enjoy a short boat ride back to Ruedesheim

Jun 23
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Local Jobs Listing

Looking for employment? Here's a listing, courtesy of the Employment Readiness Program.

Welcome To Wiesbaden

Here's wishing you a wonderful time while living and working in Germany

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