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David Webster, maintenance mechanic at Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation, works on a bicycle May 18 at the facility on Clay North. Additional online resources from the Outdoor Recreation and Education Program include a “Bike 2 Work Program,” which shares biking paths to and from different garrison areas, and a “1000 Kilometer Biking Club Program,” which offers eligible participants a free jersey after biking 1,000 kilometers.

Stay safe, follow bicycle laws this summer

Many in the Wiesbaden community are taking advantage of the summer weather by riding their bicycles.

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Eric Jones, Commissary store worker, restocks supplies May 28 at the Wiesbaden Commissary. Meat sold in the Commissary is sourced from the U.S.

Commissary brings food to community’s table

Have you ever wondered how the Commissary’s groceries make their way to you? The Defense Commissary Agency offers customers a one-stop shopping experience by sourcing its inventory from around the world.

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U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Cooper, a crypto linguist with the 24th Military Intelligence Battalion, displays a prom dress to Hannah Nuemann, a Wiesbaden High School student, during Operation Deploy The Prom May 16 at the Club Beyond Youth Chapel on Hainerberg. Cooper and his wife, Sam Cooper, orchestrated the program, which gave free ties and dresses to Wiesbaden High School students.

Program brings formal wear ahead of WHS prom

Operation Deploy the Prom provided Wiesbaden High School students with a chance to receive free formal attire May 16 at the Club Beyond Youth Chapel on U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Hainerberg.

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Joachim Zinram is pictured at age 7. Zinram said the Americans have always played a special role in his life.

‘American candy meant the world to us’

A German looks back on WWII, D-Day and the U.S. Army’s support

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Herald Union file
Making physical, mental and spiritual health a priority can help those struggling with the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Self-care essential for health, well-being

Making physical, mental and spiritual health a priority can help those struggling with the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Emily Jennings/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

Sanitize devices to prevent spread of germs

Any device that has been touched should be sanitized before handling. This includes cell phones, smart devices, keyboards, laptops, mice and touch screens.

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Graphic by Petty Officer 2nd Class Allen Amani/ Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii

Coping with the stress of social distancing

Social distancing recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now in place across the nation in response to COVID-19. It’s understandable that during this time, people may experience increased anxiety and stress levels as they limit social interactions and spend long stretches of time at home.

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Adventures in social distancing

Adventures in social distancing

Community members have been washing hands, wearing masks and keeping their distance in public places in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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