Military News


A health program administrator from the New York State Department of Health briefs New York Army National Guard members in New Rochelle, New York, March 14. (Photo by Senior Airman Sean Madden)

Army grappling with COVID-19 head-on

WASHINGTON — More than 2,000 National Guardsmen are taking on COVID-19 as it continues to sweep the globe and safety measures ramp up, said the Army’s top official.

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Photo by Spc. Hayden Hallman, 20th Public Affairs Detachment 
A Korean Soldier assists a U.S. Army Soldier donning personal protective equipment before sanitizing a COVID-19 infected area during a joint disinfecting operation in Daegu, Republic of Korea, March 13. The primary function of PPE during the operation is to protect the user from disinfecting agents.

Worldwide military response

A Korean Soldier assists a U.S. Army Soldier donning personal protective equipment before sanitizing a COVID-19 infected area during a joint disinfecting operation in Daegu, Republic of Korea, March 13.

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Forum focuses on spouse jobs, training

More than a dozen spouses, dependents and other U.S. ID cardholders attended U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden’s first Spousal Forum on Hiring March 3 at the Community Activity Center.

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Garrison Commander Col. Noah Cloud speaks at the Army Emergency Relief campaign kickoff event March 4 at the Mission Command Center on Clay Kaserne. Emily Jennings/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

AER campaign needs your help

Army Emergency Relief began its annual fundraising campaign for 2020 during a kickoff event March 4 on Clay Kaserne.

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Survivors find easier Army post access

Certain Gold Star and next-of-kin survivors are expected to find it easier to visit Army installations since a new process went into effect in January.

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Army Nurse Corps celebrates 119 years

The Army Nurse Corps celebrated its 119th birthday on Feb. 2.  The theme for 2020 is “Ready to Lead, Ready to Care since 1901.” 

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Capt. Laterrious “Tony” Starks, an operations officer to the chief of staff with U.S. Army Europe, stands outside the United States Capitol in Washington D.C., March 7, 2019. Starks and other members of the U.S. military were selected as military mentors for the United States Student Youth Program, an annual, one-week program that provides an opportunity for junior and senior high school students to gain an in-depth view of the federal government. 

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USAREUR captain mentors students

What does a mentor look like to you? For the student delegates that participate in the United States Student Youth Program, an annual program that gives high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to receive an in-depth view of the federal government, they see mentors from every branch of the military.

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COLA to increase for Wiesbaden area troops

The allowance designed to offset overseas prices will increase by six index points for service members stationed in Wiesbaden beginning March 1.

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