Monthly Archives: June 2011

Army Families Face Uncertainty

June 16, 2011
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It’s the sort of high-quality creche any young family would move house to get into .  Young mums gather for a chat over coffee, some cradling babies.  Toddlers frolic  to music in huge playpen littered with soft toys.   At Fallingbostel Station, part of the Army’s Hohne-Bergen Garrison, mother and baby group means much more than mere playtime.  With…

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Surreal Experiment in Battle Lab

June 16, 2011
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Surreal Experiment in Battle Lab

It is a surreal encounter.  Along the thrumming banks of data processers inside the vast hall of Sennelager‘s multimillion pound  ”Battle Lab“  complex strides a single Afghan civilian.   Dressed in traditional clothes,  he raps briskly on the door of one of more than a hundred car-sized windowless fawn metal cabinets.   The hatch opens and from it emerge…

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"Odd" Mission That Entered Army DNA

June 16, 2011
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As children play in the afternoon warmth at Rheindahlen Ark School’s after-lessons barbecue, their parents gather in groups chatting about a future that might be far less sunny.  The need to purchase viagra canada schedule curriculum years ahead, means schools are the first to be affected by the speeding up of base closures in Germany.…

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