Christmas comes to Rose Barracks

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Story and photos by: Sgt. Jerry Wilson
2CR Public Affairs

Seasons Greetings: The 76th Colonel of the 2d Cavalry Regiment, Col. Keith Barclay welcomes members of the German and American Communities to the annual tree lighting ceremony on Rose Barracks Thursday, Dec. 8.
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VILSECK, Germany – The yuletide season has officially begun as Dragoons from the 2d Cavalry Regiment and members of the Rose Barracks and Vilseck communities gathered in the Post Exchange parking lot Thursday night, Dec. 8, for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree.

Special guests for the evening included the Mayor Hans Schertl of Vilseck, Col. Keith Barclay, the 76th Colonel of the 2d Cavalry Regiment, Deputy Garrison Commander Jim Van Patten and Col. Bryan Rudacile, Commander of the Joint Multinational Training Command.

“It is great to be home for the holiday season,” Barclay said. “It is wonderful to have both the German and American communities here tonight.”

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