When it’s time for a military family to move, the last things left in the house are usually cleaning supplies needed for last-minute touch-ups before the final housing inspection.
Archive for April, 2013
While American Forces Network Stuttgart personnel are waiting for the completion of their new “home” on Robinson Barracks, they’ve managed to make a name for themselves across the Department of Defense. In their inaugural year, the Soldiers and civilians of AFN Stuttgart claimed 15 awards during the last two months…
U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Commander Col. John P. Stack speaks to Patch High School Environmental Science Club members April 25 before they plant a beech tree near the entrance of U.S. European Command Headquarters on Patch Barracks to commemorate Earth Day and Arbor Day. The students also volunteered to pick…
Many family members around the world are trying their hands at home-based businesses.
In coordination with U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa, members of U.S. European Command, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart had “hands-on” experiences with the MV-22B Osprey during a capabilities exercise on Patch Barracks, Kelley Barracks, and Stuttgart Army Air Field March 28.
Employees will have to wait a bit longer to find out the details of
their furlough, including the exact number of non-pay status days, as
officials attempt to minimize the impact on mission and personnel.
U.S. European Command Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Mark Barrett throws the
first pitch at the second annual German-American Friendship Fast Pitch
Softball Tournament on Patch Barracks April 6. The competition gave 97
women from six teams an opportunity to build relationships while sharing
the traditional American sport.
U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell made his first visit
to Stuttgart April 4 since his arrival to Germany last December.
The Army recently rolled out its Ready and Resilient Campaign, a
collection of comprehensive and far-reaching programs designed to guide
the Army’s efforts to build physical, emotional and psychological
resilience in our Soldiers, families and civilians, and directly enhance
personal and unit readiness.
Gen. David M. Rodriguez assumed command of U.S. Africa Command from Gen.
Carter F. Ham on April 5. Rodriguez is AFRICOM’s third commander since
the command was established in 2008 to coordinate U.S. military
relations and activities with African nations, regional organizations
and the African Union. Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, presided over the ceremony.
Keeping the forces ready to fight and win takes more than hard work and training. Service members need a balance of work and play.
As you drive along “Frog Road,” you may have noticed the short, green fencing installed beside the road.