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Families and individuals receive the sacrament of communion for the first time in more than 10 weeks May 17 at Hainerberg Chapel. Some social distancing measures were lifted, allowing the sacrament service to resume while parishioners wore masks, washed their hands and entered the chapel one person or family at a time.

Chapel offers physically distanced sacrament

Parishioners were offered a Christian sacrament of communion for the first time in more than 10 weeks May 17, after some social distancing measures were lifted.

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German military veteran donates face shields

German military veteran donates face shields

In a gesture of German-American friendship and partnership, German Navy veteran and reservist Michael Müller and his business partner Klaus Nowak donated 2,600 face shields to the Wiesbaden Red Cross May 28.

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Graduates exit their vehicles as Wiesbaden Army Airfield staff coordinates safe spacing.
Photo by Lisa Bishop/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

A graduation to remember

When COVID-19 rules threatened to derail a rite of passage for graduating seniors, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden and tenant units came together to assist the school and put on a celebration to remember.

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U.S. Army Spc. Melissa Magana Garcia, a 68C licensed practical nurse in the Mother-Baby Unit at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, takes the vitals of a newborn infant, May 1. Newborn and well-baby visits are now being offered at limited times on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings at the Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic.

Health clinic adjusts services

Updates to hours and services will be posted on the garrison Facebook page and COVID-19 web page: https://home.army.mil/wiesbaden/index.php/coronavirus.

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Photo courtesy of Karen Baumgartner
Karen Baumgartner does volunteer work with the Wiesbaden Directorate of Public Works’ Environmental Division.

Military spouse gives back to garrison

Karen Baumgartner, mother and military spouse, gained job experience in her career field by volunteering with the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Directorate of Public Works’ Environmental Division.

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Seniors Emily Young, Becca Adams and Zachary Kirk pose in front of college flags at Wiesbaden High School May 5.

WHS seniors cope with final year turned upside down

The Wiesbaden High School graduating class is having a year to remember, and not for typical rites-of-passage associated with high school commencement.

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While observing food and health safety regulations, Garrett Maxey (left) and Royce Buenaventura, Army and Air Force Exchange Service food service workers, prepare grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for the school meal program April 13.

AAFES school meal program resumes

The School Meal Program resumed April 13, allowing families to pick up grab-and-go bagged breakfast and lunch meals as a part of their Army and Air Force Exchange Service lunch accounts.

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Program assists community members affected by travel ban

The travel ban implemented March 25 and expected to last until June 30, affected Soldiers, civilians and family members across the world.  To mitigate the negative consequences for community members of U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, the Stop Movement Customer Assistance Point was brought into being.

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