• Sugar is the new tobacco

    Health

    Sugar is the new tobacco

    Sugar is being called “the new tobacco.” Its many forms have been linked to the increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and other chronic diseases in the U.S.

  • A fairytale castle on the edge of a cliff

    Leisure

    A fairytale castle on the edge of a cliff

    Just a short drive from the Stuttgart area, perched almost impossibly atop a rocky cliff face, rests a castle that looks like it jumped right off of the pages of an old fairy tale.

  • Thousands gathered on Patch Barracks July 4 to celebrate Independence Day in the traditional American way: with barbecue, music, family fun and fireworks. — Photo by R. Slade Walters, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office.

    Features

    Independence Day the Stuttgart way

    Thousands gathered at Patch Barracks for family fun, food and fireworks to celebrate Independence Day July 4.

Digital edition

 
School is almost out and you may be wondering how to amuse the kids. Before boredom settles in with those dog days of summer, check out Germany’s take on amusement parks. From an afternoon spent with Shrek to a Lego lover’s paradise, these fantasy worlds will satisfy thrill-seekers of all ages and tastes. Movie Park Germany [caption id="attachment_8377 […]

News

TKS NETWORK UPGRADES SCHEDULED ON 22 JULY, 0:00 – 06:00

On-base and off-base customers Germany-wide will experience one short-term service outage. On Tuesday July 22, between 0:00 and 06:00, TKS will implement a series of major network upgrades that will result in a one-time interruption of TKS services including easyConnect, easyTV, AFN via the on-base analog cable network, and Exchange […]

Features

Save the landfill, save the environment, save money — recycle printer cartridges

Save the landfill, save the environment, save money — recycle printer cartridges

Empty printer cartridges still contain residues of toxic, environmental and health-endangering substances and do not belong in regular waste.

Lifestyle

Good to know…

Appliances Germany uses a 220-volt electrical system, which means many appliances from the U.S. may not work on the German electrical system. Electrical transformers are available that will convert 220-volts to 110-volts, but even with these transformers, some appliances do not work properly. Microwaves do not work well, and digital […]

Schools

Robinson Barracks Elementary/ Middle School

Robinson Barracks Elementary/Middle School in Building 148 on Robinson Barracks services a student population of about 710, with about 80 teachers and administrators. - READ MORE...

Patch Elementary School

Sports

Family and MWR unveils golf course renovations

German and American golfers gather at the Stuttgart Golf Course in Kornwestheim May 10 to celebrate the revamped course following two years of renovations. - READ MORE...

‘Rumble in the Gart’ brings boxing to Stuttgart