• Staff Sgt. Sheila deVera/U.S. Army
Summer weather can be unpredictable. Increasing water intake can help people avoid heat exhaustion when working or playing outdoors.

    Caution urged as summer heat increases

    Community members are reminded to stay hydrated and be mindful of the sun as summer approaches and temperatures begin to rise.

  • Emily Jennings/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs
A medical professional from the Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic administers a COVID-19 test to a Soldier June 30 at the Mission Command Center on Clay Kaserne. The tests were given to a sample population of about 50 people with no coronavirus symptoms that day as part of a surveillance testing program to ensure a safe work environment and promote readiness.

    COVID testing promotes safety, readiness

    About 50 Mission Command Center personnel with no symptoms were tested June 30 for COVID-19 as part of a surveillance testing program to ensure a safe work environment and promote readiness at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden.

  • Travis Thurston/Wiesbaden Family and MWR
Lt. Col. Norman Hodges and Kerrie Hodges receive their award for Family Volunteer of the Year with their children June 30 during a Facebook live virtual ceremony at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Army Community Service. Volunteers were recognized for 60,241 hours of their time and contributions.

    Volunteers recognized for 60K hours

    Volunteers were recognized for 60,241 hours of their time and contributions during a virtual awards ceremony June 30 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden.

  • Fireworks go off in front of a crowd of 349 vehicles on Wiesbaden Army Airfield for the drive-in event July 4.

    The show must go on

    While most cities in the United States cancelled their Fourth of July celebrations over COVID-19 concerns, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden hosted a drive-in style fireworks event on the airfield July 4.

  • Kristen Beckman/Special to the Herald Union
David Webster, maintenance mechanic at Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation, works on a bicycle May 18 at the facility on Clay North. Additional online resources from the Outdoor Recreation and Education Program include a “Bike 2 Work Program,” which shares biking paths to and from different garrison areas, and a “1000 Kilometer Biking Club Program,” which offers eligible participants a free jersey after biking 1,000 kilometers.

    Stay safe, follow bicycle laws this summer

    Many in the Wiesbaden community are taking advantage of the summer weather by riding their bicycles.


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