• Army Materiel Command is in the process of switching its mass warning system to the new Alert! system. Alert! is a government, off-the-shelf program that sends alerts through computer networks, phone calls, emails and text messages. (U.S. Army graphic by Nicole Blanks)

    Mass warning system keeps personnel in the know

    Personnel with a common access card and a “.mil” email address should verify their contact information is updated in the Alert! Mass Warning Notification System. To check, users should go to the Alert! icon at the bottom right of their work computer screen.

  • Understanding FPCON

    Understanding FPCON

    The Army in Europe relies on five Force Protection Condition levels — Normal, A, B, C and D — or as the Army says, Normal, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta. The levels increase from lowest condition at Normal to the highest and most protective at Delta.

  • Retired Master Sgt. Chris Corbin, wounded warrior, talks to a group of Soldiers and civilians Jan. 13 at the Mission Command Center on Clay Kaserne. Corbin and five other wounded warriors, including a Medal of Honor recipient, shared their stories of hope after life-changing injuries.

    Wounded warriors visit Wiesbaden

    Medal of Honor recipient retired Army Master Sgt. Leroy Petry visited U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden along with five other wounded warriors for a meet and greet Jan. 13 at the Mission Command Center on Clay Kaserne.

  • Michelle Bailey, American Red Cross division manager, attaches a lapel pin to Caitlin Brooks’ shirt. Brooks received the pin, a medal and an American Red Cross Certificate of Merit Nov. 26 on Clay Kaserne for saving a person’s life. She successfully applied her CPR skills when a woman collapsed in front of her at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago July 16.

    Volunteer awarded for lifesaving action

    Caitlin Brooks saved the life of a woman by applying her CPR skills at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago July 16. For this action, she was commended with the Red Cross Certificate of Merit Nov. 26 on Clay Kaserne.

  • Know what to do in the event of snow and ice

    Know what to do in the event of snow and ice

    Generally, reporting delays or closures are made early in the morning. Official weather reports are received around 11 p.m. and 4 a.m.


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