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erald Union H Vol. XVI, No. 24

Wiesbaden: Your home in Germany

Sept. 11, 2014

Inside

Reader feedback Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joseph Kaiser of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade said he “has a refined sense of duty” to his country. See how other lives were changed by 9/11 on page 2.

Night of the Churches

Wiesbaden military community opens its chapel to take part in Wiesbaden’s annual citywide event. See page 6.

Photo by Chrystal Smith

Driving to the hoop

Desmond Wade goes low to drive past defender Brooks Turner to score an uncontested layup during the IMCOM-E All-Star Basketball Game Sept. 6 in the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. Select Soldiers from various U.S. Army Europe units competed against a U.S. charity basketball team made up of former NCAA players and professional European basketball prospects on a tour around Europe. See page 12 for more.

Bundeswehr aboard at USAREUR

Having an opportunity to play a role in helping U.S. Army Europe welsynchronize the activities of the comed the Bundeswehr’s Brig. USAREUR staff Gen. Markus Laubenthal as is just another step the storied unit’s new chief in joint operations, of staff during a ceremony on Laubenthal said, Wiesbaden’s Clay Kaserne pointing to the Aug. 28. importance of in“Today, as a command, teroperability both we take a bold and major step Photo by Karl Weisel during military opforward in our commitment to operating in a multinational Bundeswehr Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal (cen- erations and during environment with our Ger- ter right), U.S. Army Europe’s new chief of staff, the months before man allies,” said USAREUR’s sings the “Army Song” along with Lt. Gen. Donald heading into combat. commander, Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr., USAREUR commander, during “It’s really imthe patch ceremony. M. Campbell Jr. portant to work “U.S. and German senior “As we all know, actions speak with other nations military leaders have been serving louder than words, and this innova… to start well in advance of a detogether in NATO’s International tion carries a very strong message ployment,” Laubenthal said. “I’ve Security Assistance Force in Af- regarding our seriousness about a learned the benefits of multinational ghanistan for years,” Campbell multinational team.” environments.” said, adding that Laubenthal brings “It’s really an important mo“Take a look at what we’ve been his expertise as chief of staff of ment for both of our countries,” doing in combat for the last 13 ISAF Regional Command North in said Laubenthal, while fielding years,” said Campbell in answer to Afghanistan to his new position in questions from the media following See Welcome Laubenthal the ceremony. USAREUR’s Headquarters. page 3 By Karl Weisel

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Public Affairs Office

Volksmarching first

Hundreds turn out for Wiesbaden International Wandering Club’s inaugural walk in the nearby Delkenheim. See page 8.

Open house Parents visit Hainerberg Elementary to meet teachers and hear goals for academic year. See page 11.

Warrior football

Wiesbaden High School varsity gives fans a preview of upcoming season. See page 13.

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Herald Union, Sep. 11, 2014  

The Herald Union is the local newspaper for the U.S. Army military community of Wiesbaden, soon to be home of Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe...

Herald Union, Sep. 11, 2014  

The Herald Union is the local newspaper for the U.S. Army military community of Wiesbaden, soon to be home of Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe...