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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.

June 17, 2020 ×
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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.

May 13, 2020 ×

Airfield prepares for takeoff while most take off

COVID-19 has caused the workload of many to come to a screeching halt. For aviators at Wiesbaden Army Airfield, this is not the case as they continued missions while their flightline infrastructure received repairs.

May 13, 2020 ×

Pinwheels bring awareness to child abuse prevention

April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

May 13, 2020 ×
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Members of the culinary staff at the Strong Europe Cafe prepare take-away lunches April 7. In an effort to reduce the chance of COVID-19 infection, all staff members are now required to wear masks when preparing food.

Keeping perspective at the DFAC

“If I can get through one person every day, somehow, someway, then I feel like I’ve done my job,” Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Smith of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army Europe said.

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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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