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Subject matter experts answered questions from inbound and outbound personnel during a Facebook live PCS Symposium June 10 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden.

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Lt. Col. David Chapman and his expectant wife, Jaime, tend to their 152 pound Irish wolfhound, Wally, during their household goods pack out May 20. Individuals who are moving, as well as the movers, should comply with COVID-19 protocols.

Stay safe during moving of household goods

The U.S. Transportation Command Defense Personal Property Directorate highlighted the Department of Defense’s commitment to keeping customers safe during moving and storage services in an email dated May 22.

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Lt. Col. Eric Palicia, U.S. Army Europe, pushes a sled during a workout April 21 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden.

Wiesbaden Soldier recognized for fitness

Lt. Col. Eric Palicia, U.S. Army Europe chief of staff engineers, deputy Facilities and Constructions chief, was selected as the Installation Management Command 2019 Male Soldier-Athlete of the Year Feb. 10.

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Col. Gregory Holden, commander of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, recognizes the unit’s partnership with Wiesbaden youth home by awarding a certificate of appreciation to Maria Augusta Lorenzo, representative of the Jugendhilfeverbund Antoniusheim.
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66th MI thanks youth home for partnership

Col. Gregory Holden, commander of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, presented a certificate of appreciation to a local Wiesbaden youth home June 10 on Clay Kaserne.

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Karin Morrell was promoted to assistant fire chief prevention, with a Level 3 Fire Prevention Officer certification, the first woman to achieve the title in Europe.

Fire Department promotes first female Level 3 Prevention Officer

The U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Fire Department’s Karin Morrell was recently promoted to assistant fire chief prevention with a Level 3 Fire Prevention Officer certification, the first woman to achieve the title in Europe.

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Lt. Col. David Chapman and his expectant wife, Jaime, have their household goods packed out May 20.

PCSing during COVID-19

When the Department of Defense announced a 60-day stop movement order March 11, Chris Curtis, sponsorship and benefits coordinator, knew the action would impact more than those with planned PCS moves.

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Spc. Jared Wickert, with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, reviews the Army Credentialing Opportunities On-Line website during an Army Credentialing Assistance Program briefing at Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 13, 2019.

Army to offer credentialing assistance

FORT MEADE, Md. — Soldiers can now access up to $4,000 in assistance each year to voluntarily pursue industry-recognized credentials through the new Army Credentialing Assistance Program.

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Maj. Sheiloh Carlos takes training while teleworking April 21 from his home near Fort Bliss, Texas. Teleworkers are urged to take steps to keep information on Department of Defense networks safe.

CID cautions teleworkers to keep devices safe

As many Army employees continue to telework, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command reminds users about cyber adversaries and the importance of keeping all information on the network safe.

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