Edelweiss Lodge & Resort Reservation Eligibility Change

Internal reviews calls for limits on eligibility to comply with SOFA (Status of Forces Agreement) Press Release as of July 22, 2015 A recent internal review of the Status of Forces Agreement with the Federal Republic of Germany determined that rules regarding patronage at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch were not being met. […]

Minnesota Armed Forces Service Center at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport

The Armed Forces Service Center (AFSC) is an “all free” stop located at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, for Active Duty military personnel, Reservists or National Guardsmen, and their dependents. The center also serves active duty DoD and PHS employees on travel orders, as well as other members of the uniformed services on active duty. […]

Old Salts Trail-Walking Challenges

After more than four trips to Europe, we have found that you need to be in pretty good shape to participate in these backpacking experiences. When you take the SANDEMAN’S NEWEUROPE Free tours. The events last from 2-1/2 to 3 hours and you walk about 5 miles. Most of the people taking these tours are […]

The Thrill & Chase of the Space-A Traveler

It all started on a beautiful Saturday morning in April, I was on leave and getting ready to hopefully catch the Tuesday rotator to Naples NSA. There was plenty to do prior to leaving, pack the bags, mow the lawn, clean out the fridge, clean the house and make sure our dog sitter had everything […]

The Campbells Barge Again

The Campbells Barge on Another French Canal and Take The Family on a Whirlwind Tour of Their Favorite Places in Europe On September 12, 2013, we flew out of McGuire AFB bound for Ramstein Air Base. We had done our homework, submitted our space-a request form well in advance, and were boarded shortly after we […]