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Kris Grogan, Army and Air Force Hometown News Service broadcast chief, reminds the Bond family to wave during a 2007 holiday greetings program taping at the Vogelweh Commissary in Kaiserslautern, Germany. A holiday greeting team will visit Europe again this year.

Kris Grogan, Army and Air Force Hometown News Service broadcast chief, reminds the Bond family to wave during a 2007 holiday greetings program taping at the Vogelweh Commissary in Kaiserslautern, Germany. A holiday greeting team will visit Europe again this year. (Christine June/Courtesy of the U.S. Army)

An Army and Air Force Hometown News Service crew will spend a month recording holiday greetings at 19 European locations, starting with a session Monday at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom.

The greetings, in which overseas personnel and their families record messages for family and friends at home, will be broadcast on television and radio stations in all 50 states and U.S. territories during the holiday season.

All active-duty servicemembers, government civilians, retirees, Department of Defense Dependents Schools teachers and family members who won’t be home for the holidays are eligible to participate, according to an Army news release.

Taping scheduleUnited Kingdom:

RAF Lakenheath, Monday.

RAF Mildenhall, Tuesday.

Germany:

Spangdahlem Air Base, Thursday and Friday.

Kaiserslautern, Aug. 30, Sept. 3

Landstuhl, Sept. 2

Baumholder, Sept. 4

Ramstein Air Base, Sept. 5-6

Schweinfurt, Sept. 8

Wiesbaden, Sept. 9

Mannheim, Sept. 10

Heidelberg, Sept. 11

Stuttgart, Sept. 12

Hohenfels, Sept. 15

Grafenwöhr, Sept. 16

Vilseck, Sept. 17

Bamberg, Sept. 18

Kosovo:

Sept. 20-22

Italy:

Vicenza, Sept. 25

Aviano Air Base, Sept. 26-27


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