The Clearing Barrel GI-Café-Germany

An aid project by “Military Counseling Network e.V.” (M. Capps-Schubert) in Kaiserslautern, Germany

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M. Capps-Schubert (Project Manager)

M. Capps-Schubert
GI Café
The Clearing Barrel GI coffeehouse opened 2012 in the center of Kaiserslautern, Germany, the centerpiece of U.S. military installations in Europe with the Ramstein Airbase and Landstuhl Medical Center.
The Clearing Barrel is open for everyone. It’s a warm and beautiful place to relax and to enjoy a strong fair trade coffee, beer or a vegan meal. Meet with friendly people or browse our small library with books and information- materials.
The coffeehouse also provides a safe, alternative space for soldiers, veterans and their families to socialize, learn about their rights in the military, receive counseling, engage one another in political discussions, and organize themselves to resist illegal wars and militarisation.
The Clearing Barrel offers events, movies and concerts. The current program is avail­able at our website.
The coffeehouse is run by Meike Capps-Schubert, since 2003 active in the Military Counseling Network and volunteering members. The Military Counseling Network e.V works in cooperation with the GI-Rights-Hotline in the US.
Opening Hours
Wed. 16 to 22 Fri. 16 to 24 Thur. 16 to 24 Sat. 16 to 24
Richard-Wagner-Str. 48,
67655 Kaiserslautern
ph: 0151 - 567 275 50

Military Counseling Network e.V.
The Military Counseling Network e.V. provides free, confidential and accurate information on U.S. military regulations and practices to service members, veterans and their families.
We are part of a consortium of more than twen­ty non-governmental, non-profit organizations located in more than fifteen states in the U.S. and in Germany, known as the GI Rights Hotline. Some of our counselors are veterans, some are lawyers and some have decades of military counseling experience.
We help service members with military discharges, grievances, complaints and other GI rights. We can assist veterans with getting their benefits. We are in constant contact with each other to stay up-to-date on the latest military regulations and practices.
Many of us are not lawyers, but in cases in which an attorney might be useful, we can help you find one.
We are currently working with several German organizations to build up a similar network for members of the German military (Bundeswehr)
German soldiers, veterans and family members are welcome to contact us.
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The Clearing Barrel and Military Counseling Network e.V. need your assistance. You can help us by volunteering in the coffeehouse or organizing events. Inform U.S. soldiers about the counseling service. Inform people about our beautiful place.
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Military Counseling Network e.V. is a registered non-profit organisation. All donations in Germany are tax-deductible. Please help us with a donation. Join the Military Counseling Network.
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Military Counseling Network e.V.
IBAN DE21430609676019886400

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Location: Kaiserslautern, Germany

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