IMCOM commander recognizes garrison staff


Emily Jennings/U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Public Affairs
Installation Management Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Bradley A. Becker (second from left) presented a coin to Sgt. 1st Class Joseph S. Kirkey, garrison S3/5/7 NCOIC; Richard Babcock Jr., Automotive Skills Center facility manager; and Federica LaMauk, Army Community Service Financial Readiness Program manager. They are flanked by Col. Noah C. Cloud, garrison commander (left); Command Sgt. Maj. Melissa Judkins, IMCOM command sergeant major and Command Sgt. Maj. Chad Pinkston, garrison command sergeant major.

Installation Management Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Bradley A. Becker visited U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Oct. 29. Becker met with Garrison Commander Col. Noah C. Cloud and presented coins to three garrison employees.

Richard Babcock Jr., Automotive Skills Center facility manager, was recognized for leading his team to be the Outstanding Medium Size Installation Auto Skills Program in the Army. He also recently earned the 2018 IMCOM Stalwart Award for his work ethic, team focus and program knowledge.

Federica LeMauk, formerly the Army Community Service Survivor Outreach Services coordinator and now the Financial Readiness Program manager, won the European Association of the U.S. Army Region’s nomination for Department of the Army Civilian of the Year.


Sgt. 1st Class Joseph S. Kirkey, the noncommissioned officer in charge for USAG Wiesbaden’s S3/5/7, was awarded the 2018 mid-grade 2018 SGM Larry L. Strickland Educational Leadership Award. The award recognizes one noncommissioned officer from the Army who demonstrates leadership in establishing programs and procedures to enhance the educational opportunities for subordinates by encouraging and supporting attendance in academic certification programs and other professional self-development programs that enhance lifelong learning of Soldiers and Soldier readiness.