• Photo illustration by Norm Shifflett/U.S. Army
Spc. Jared Wickert, with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, reviews the Army Credentialing Opportunities On-Line website during an Army Credentialing Assistance Program briefing at Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 13, 2019.

    Army to offer credentialing assistance

    FORT MEADE, Md. — Soldiers can now access up to $4,000 in assistance each year to voluntarily pursue industry-recognized credentials through the new Army Credentialing Assistance Program.

  • Nadine Bower/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs
Klaus Boida, deputy director and pilot of the Polizeifliegerstaffel Hessen, stands in front of his helicopter.

    Polizei copter helps protect Clay Kaserne

    Once a day, the Wiesbaden Army Airfield gets an unusual visitor. A blue and white helicopter can be seen hovering over different areas of Clay Kaserne for a few minutes, before flying away again.

  • Lisa Bishop/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs
Seniors Emily Young, Becca Adams and Zachary Kirk pose in front of college flags at Wiesbaden High School May 5.

    WHS seniors cope with final year turned upside down

    The Wiesbaden High School graduating class is having a year to remember, and not for typical rites-of-passage associated with high school commencement.

  • Lisa Bishop/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs
While observing food and health safety regulations, Garrett Maxey (left) and Royce Buenaventura, Army and Air Force Exchange Service food service workers, prepare grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for the school meal program April 13.

    AAFES school meal program resumes

    The School Meal Program resumed April 13, allowing families to pick up grab-and-go bagged breakfast and lunch meals as a part of their Army and Air Force Exchange Service lunch accounts.

  • Photo courtesy of Jenelle Botts
Henry, 6, and Madeline, 4,  look out their window in Aukamm housing during quarantine. Their mother, Jenelle Botts, created the rainbow hearts collage in the window. “I liked the idea of having lots of color and using hearts to make the rainbow as a way to spread the love,” she said.

    Messages of hope

    Since mid-March, Wiesbaden families have participated in the world-wide movement of placing rainbow art in their windows as a symbol of hope while people are staying at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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