Archive for December, 2016


Photos by Joshua Mann
U.S. Army GarrisonWiesbaden Commander Col. Todd J. Fish recognizes Rachel Baker for earning her Doctorate of Philosophy during the Wiesbaden Education Center’s Graduation Recognition Ceremony at the Tony Bass Auditorium Nov. 16.

Hats off to Army Ed Center grads

In celebration of American Education Week, the Wiesbaden Army Education Center hosted its second annual Graduation Recognition Ceremony Nov. 16 awarding college degrees to twelve Soldiers and civilians representing nine unique and prestigious universities.

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‘Candy Bomber’ visits monument in remembrance of Berlin Airlift

‘Candy Bomber’ visits monument in remembrance of Berlin Airlift

FRANKFURT, Germany — “Candy Bomber,” U.S. Army Air Corps Col. (Ret.) Gail Halvorson, famed pilot who dropped food and candy to children in Germany from 1948 through 1949, visited Frankfurt for the rededication of the Berlin Airlift Monument at the Frankfurt Airport Nov. 21.

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Making many spirits bright

Making many spirits bright

Danna Butterfield, Army Emergency Relief program manager, stacks an Angel Tree gift amongst the other donations.

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Holiday traditions light up the season in Germany

Holiday traditions light up the season in Germany

The advent season and Christmas time in Germany is magical. Typical German seasonal customs — the romantic historical markets, the tasteful decorations of the cities with garlands, lights and glittering Christmas trees — make the darkest time of the year shine bright.

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Stay fit during the holidays

Stay fit during the holidays

Just when people are finally getting their eating habits under control, there it is – the holidays and food is everywhere.

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Take steps to prevent house fires during holidays

Take steps to prevent house fires during holidays

As the Christmas season approaches, many of us are decorating our homes, finalizing our wish lists and planning big meals.

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Weihnachtsmärkte 2016

Weihnachtsmärkte 2016

Wiesbaden Through Dec. 23 Monday–Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m….

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Things to Do – Dec. 8, 2016

‘The Wizard of Oz’ A whirlwind whisks Dorothy away to…

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