USAG RP: A year in photos

Baumholder Directorate of Public Works air conditioning specialist, Lukas Seibert, and other members of the German Lifeguard Association (DLRG) swift water rescue team, head toward stranded villagers in Kordel, Germany, July 15. At least eight U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz employees braved rushing floodwaters and devastation to help their fellow countrymen.Photo courtesy of DLRG
Lutz Andres scoops goldfish from the water basin near the military wash rack on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, July 21. Andres and a colleague rescued thousands of fish from the contaminated water and placed them in an artificial pond. Photo by Jason Tudor
Sgt. 1st Class Bobby Keeth, a Monterey Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center instructor, speaks with travelers from Afghanistan at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Oct. 5. Keeth was an assigned interpreter for Operation Allies Welcome and provided communications assistance to the Soldiers and the travelers.Photo by Shaylee Borcsani
This year we celebrated Baumholder Military Com-munity’s 70th an-niversary with the site being taken over from the French in 1951. U.S. Army photo
Germersheim Army Depot Site Manager Leonard Chanler, left, and Deputy Garrison Manager Jae Kim, right, prepare to cut the cake celebrating 70 years of Army operations at Germersheim Army Depot. Photo by Nicole Alberico
A mural thanking Operation Allies Welcome mission partners at living support area four was painted on the wall of the travelers’ living quarters on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Photo by Shaylee Borcsani
Pfc. Samuil Matveev, religious affairs specialist with U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, was named the 2021 Installation Management Command Directorate-Europe’s Best Warrior in the ‘Soldier’ category during a ceremony in Ansbach, March 3. Photo credit Lisette Kin
92-year-old Horst Teumer laughs as he shows off the original firefighting helmet he wore when he joined the Baumholder Military Community Fire Department in 1954. Teumer eventually became the Fire Chief on the Baumholder installation and retired in 1994. Photo by Keith Pannell