Numerous U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden employees were recognized at the Dec. 7, 2018, All-Hands Meeting, including the Annual Customer Service Award winner.
Carolyn Simms from the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation earned the trophies and additional honors for the fourth quarter, fiscal year 2018 Customer Service Award and the annual award. Simms, who is a program associate with Child and Youth Services, was recognized for her exceptional dedication to the children in her care. According to the award nomination, many parents specifically ask for their child to be placed in Simms’ program due to her wonderful disposition and caring attitude.
A team from the Directorate of Emergency Services including Dan Corzelius, Mike Jungmann, Keith Garrison and Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Church, was awarded the first quarter, fiscal year 2019 Team Excellence Award for their planning and support above and beyond their normal duties in preparation for the upcoming Berlin Airlift celebration.
The first quarter, fiscal year 2019 Cross-Organizational Award was presented to an emergency reaction team honored for saving the life of a community member at the fitness center. The team included Maria Diaz, Kevin Ringgold, Steve Sanders, James Mitchell, Andre Herren, Lewis Hale, Albert Klaver, Capt. Cory Maggio, Denise Robinson, Sgt. Samantha Zepeda, Jochen Schach, Johannes Heeg, Sascha Richardson, Herman Washington and Ray Rivera.
Also during the awards ceremony, Staff Sgt. Eric Frantz, an investigator with DES, was presented the Army Achievement Medal for, “initiative, tenacity and professionalism while conducting an investigation above the purview of his office that culminated in the successful apprehension of the subject and provided protection to the victim.”