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The 86th Medical Group Health Promotion office is encouraging members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community to commit to healthy, smoke-free lives. According to the American Cancer Society, cigarette smoke kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns, and illegal drugs combined. (U.S. Air Force photo Illustration by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua)

Clinic promotes smoking cessation

The Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic encouraged smokers to quit for one day, as part of the Great American Smokeout. Getting through one day without using tobacco can motivate someone to get through two days, then three days and more.

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Retirees Appreciation Day draws more than 350

Retirees Appreciation Day draws more than 350

More than 14,000 retirees from all branches of the U.S. armed forces, along with an additional 2,000 widows and widowers, live in Europe. More than 350 of those retirees and their family members attended Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 26 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden to learn more about the services available to them.

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A survey has been sent out to residents of Army housing to solicit firsthand accounts of what Soldiers and their families find important in Army housing and to gauge satisfaction with property-management services. The survey will be open through Dec. 13.

Army launches housing satisfaction survey

WASHINGTON — After eight months of efforts and initiatives across the Army to improve housing conditions, residents of U.S. Army family housing will have another chance to rate the quality of housing and housing services in 2019 as the Army has launched two more surveys — one on Army-owned and -leased housing, and one on privatized housing.

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USAREUR Soldiers place in Army 10-miler

USAREUR Soldiers place in Army 10-miler

   

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Garrison to conduct annual water testing for Legionella

Garrison to conduct annual water testing for Legionella

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden conducted its routine, annual water testing for Legionella from Nov. 12 through 21. Approximately 150 facilities — those with showers — were tested.

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Drivers face consequences following DUIs

Drivers face consequences following DUIs

Matt Murcin, the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Army Substance Abuse Program manager, recently sat down with three community members to talk to them about getting a DUI and what led up to their choice to drink and drive. To protect their privacy, the community members are not identified by their real names.

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Photos by Emily Jennings/USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs
Airmen from the 485th Intelligence Squadron at Mainz-Kastel Station, the 450th Intelligence Squadron at Ramstein, the 402nd Intelligence Squadron at Darmstadt, the 693rd Intelligence Support Squadron at Ramstein, the 24th Intelligence Squadron at Ramstein, the 693rd Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaisance Group and the 4th Air Support Operations Group from Clay Kaserne participated in the Highland Games sports day Oct. 4 at Mainz-Kastel Station.

Highland games

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Military Working Dog Ninja, 7, with the 525th MWD Detachment, picks a toy from his gift basket for his handler, Sgt. Jacob Kent, to open Oct. 4 on Mainz-Kastel Station.

Welcome home

The USO Wiesbaden hosted a welcome home celebration for two…

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