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Battery boxes, like this one standing guard outside the exit to the Panzer Commissary, are the right way to dispose of old dry cell batteries like D, AA, AAA and 9 volt. Photo by John Reese, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Public Affairs.

Dead batteries don’t go in household trash

Battery disposal options for car batteries, household batteries and more.

January 27, 2017 ×
View from Killesberg, Stuttgart area. Photo by Holly DeCarlo-White

Protective tips for house hunting off-post

House hunting? Consider these common sense suggestions when selecting a home off-post.

January 19, 2017 ×
Meet 2017 goals with these Stuttgart resources

Meet 2017 goals with these Stuttgart resources

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart offers following services, available to all U.S. ID cardholders to help you meet your New Year’s resolutions and goals, all year long:

January 17, 2017 ×
How to navigate Veterans Affairs system to transition with success

How to navigate Veterans Affairs system to transition with success

The VA is in place to ensure veterans are taken care of after active-duty service.

January 17, 2017 ×
Panther hoopsters tame Hohenfels Tigers

Panther hoopsters tame Hohenfels Tigers

The Panther basketball teams are starting to peak at the right time.

January 13, 2017 ×
iReport: How to report a threat or crime in progress

iReport: How to report a threat or crime in progress

iReport is a theater-wide reporting system for Soldiers, civilians, contractors and family members in Europe.

January 13, 2017 ×
Shift into slow gear to lose extra weight this year

Shift into slow gear to lose extra weight this year

Consider these techniques to help you slow down and enjoy your food more, but eat less.

January 13, 2017 ×
How to vote for US local elections overseas

How to vote for US local elections overseas

Overseas voters must submit a Federal Post Card Application every calendar year.

January 6, 2017 ×
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German federal law mandates the use of winter tires under adverse road conditions, whether icy, snow covered, or snow slush or mud. While there is no specific time period during which winter tires are required, many German drivers use the rule of thumb “von O bis O” — from O to O — meaning snow tires should be put on in October and remain on until Ostern (Easter).

Are you ready for winter driving? How to stay informed

Stay informed of on-post road conditions, installation/school closures, German regulations, winter tires and frequently asked questions.

January 4, 2017 ×
Science: Why to stop chugging energy drinks

Science: Why to stop chugging energy drinks

Health reasons aside, if you want to save money, drink water.

December 29, 2016 ×
Fireworks explode, lighting up the sky over the flight line as part of the Twilight Show during the 2015 MCAS Miramar Air Show aboard Marine Corps Air Show Miramar, Calif., Oct. 3. The Twilight show is only performed one night during the three-day air show. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kimberlyn Adams/Released)

New Year’s fireworks safety, rules in Germany

Off-post, fireworks may only be fired from midnight Dec. 31 until Jan. 1. No fireworks are allowed on-post.

December 15, 2016 ×
Tradition, history of religious Holy Days within December

Tradition, history of religious Holy Days within December

Explore the many holidays recognized in the month of December.

December 10, 2016 ×