Archive for February, 2013

Wiesbaden introduces environmental zone

In order to improve overall air quality, the cities of Wiesbaden and Mainz, following the example of other cities in Germany such as Heidelberg and Mannheim, have introduced a joint environmental zone (“Umweltzone”) for the downtown areas.

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News Flash – February 14, 2013

Recent news and upcoming events for the Wiesbaden military community.

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Photo by Dee Crawford
Lt. Gen. Don Campbell, U.S. Army Europe commander, and his wife Ann tour the Community Open House Feb. 2.

‘Focus on fundamentals’ says USAREUR leader

USAREUR is in a time of transition. Our headquarters has a new home in Wiesbaden, we are in the process of deactivating two long-storied brigades and we are reducing our garrison footprint across Europe.

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Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald L. Tyce demonstrates how to do core exercises during 5th Signal Command’s Fit to Lead kickoff in the Wiesbaden Fitness Center.

Fit to Lead: 5th Signal Command launches health mentorship program

More than 400 Soldiers, civilians, local nationals and family members participated in 5th Signal Command’s Fit To Lead kick-off event at the Lucius D. Clay Kaserne Fitness Center.

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Photo by Karl Weisel
Jeff Scott (from left), maintenance supervisor of the Wiesbaden Army Lodge, energy auditor Lyman Parkhurst and Ernst Kusiak, energy manager for the garrison, examine the energy systems of the Wiesbaden lodge.

Energy audit: IMCOM works with garrison to find ways to conserve

Just as individuals play a role in saving energy, organizations also have ways of better using available resources. That’s one of the reasons why the Army’s Installation Management Command regularly audits installations to see how energy use is monitored, to eliminate inefficiencies and to seek ways to reduce costs.

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