U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Andre Lewis with the 7th Mission Support Command asks COVID-19-related screening questions to occupants of a car before they can enter Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 19, 2020. JOY DULEN/U.S. ARMY
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Andre Lewis with the 7th Mission Support Command asks COVID-19-related screening questions to occupants of a car before they can enter Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 19, 2020. JOY DULEN/U.S. ARMY

Army raises health threat to its highest level for crisis response teams

by John Vandiver
Stars and Stripes

STUTTGART, Germany — The Army has placed contingency response forces under the highest “Delta” health threat level, requiring them to stay in their homes to protect their health as the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly around the world, the service announced.

The health threat level was also raised at Army bases around the world to the second highest level — “Charlie”— meaning only essential personnel will be granted access, the Army said Tuesday.

Tougher measures were put in place for crisis response units, who may be needed on short notice for a global contingency.

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