Archive for February, 2013


Photo by Wendy Brown

Master Sgt. Matthew Coulter, right, 1st Sgt. Rodney Hargus and Lt. Col. Ivory Freeman greet well-wishers after their retirement ceremony at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center Feb. 21.

Three Soldiers praised at retirement ceremony

They’ve been through deployments and separations, leading and following, push-ups and sit-ups and a whole host of acronyms that include AARs, VTCs, MREs, and of course, PT, said Col. Tony Sarver, 5th Signal Command chief of staff, during the trio’s retirement ceremony Feb. 21 at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center.

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Photo by Karl Weisel

The garrison’s website was revamped to provide easier access to links, resources and information. It was also given a new appearance and brighter colors.

Taking a look at the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden home page’s new look, features

Anyone who has visited the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden website recently has noticed a bright new look to the garrison’s premiere online information source.

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Donating in Holly-Eva’s name

Donating in Holly-Eva’s name

Kuhling and Holly-Eva were on hand at the Tony Bass Fitness Center Feb. 13 during Wiesbaden’s most recent blood drive.

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Clean energy tied to national security, official says

The International Energy Agency’s world energy outlook, released in November, is “the shot heard ‘round the world,” Burke said. According to the report, she said, the world will need $37 trillion in new investment in the energy supply system from now to 2035.

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New garrison staff critical to expanded SHARP success

New garrison staff critical to expanded SHARP success

Army Installation Management Command is recruiting and hiring new sexual assault response coordinators and sexual assault victim advocates by October as part of the Army’s expanded Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program.

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Customs clearance vital when selling car in Germany

Customs clearance vital when selling car in Germany

U.S. personnel must get a customs “Permit to Transfer” when transferring a U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicle to a non-ID cardholder in Germany. Failure to get the permit could mean a hefty tax demand from German Customs.

“It is essential to get a permit to transfer before you sell, donate or transfer a car to a German car dealer, junkyard or person who is not an ID cardholder,” explained Fred Evans, chief of services at the USAREUR Customs Executive Agency in Heidelberg.

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Celebrating Scouting traditions in Wiesbaden

Celebrating Scouting traditions in Wiesbaden

Pack 65 Cubmaster Charlie Slosson encourages Cub Scouts to do a western dance during the pack’s annual Blue and Gold banquet at Hainerberg Elementary School Feb. 23.

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Help design CFC-O coin

The purpose of the CFC coin design contest is to select a unique design for the 2013 CFC-O contributor coin that represents the theme of the campaign: “Serve to Honor Your Country. Give Because You Care.”

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