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How to purchase safe toys and gifts for kids

How to purchase safe toys and gifts for kids

An estimated 84,400 of all toy-related injuries, or 34 percent, happened to children younger than 5 years of age.

December 8, 2016 ×
Customs shopping guide for the holidays in Europe

Customs shopping guide for the holidays in Europe

Many items available in Europe may seem like good Christmas presents but violate U.S. import rules.

December 7, 2016 ×
Epiphany, or Three King’s Day, is observed in Germany Jan. 6.  The day commemorates the journey of the three wise men, or kings, Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Jesus after his birth in Bethlehem. – Photo by Shutterstockc.com.

Avoid duty tax on gifts sent stateside

U.S. law imposes a tax on imported foreign goods called duty.

December 2, 2016 ×
Stuttgart HS principal retires

Stuttgart HS principal retires

Danny R. Robinson, principal, Stuttgart High School, retired, Nov. 30.

December 1, 2016 ×
Thanksgiving was served at the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Dining Facility on Panzer Kaserne by various command leaders throughout the day, Nov. 23, 2016. Photo by Holly DeCarlo-White

Thanksgiving ‘families’ enjoy festive feasts

Thanksgiving was celebrated on Panzer Kaserne at a variety of venues, Nov. 22-24.

November 29, 2016 ×
Thanksgiving safety at home, holiday travel

Thanksgiving safety at home, holiday travel

How to deep fry a turkey and carefully plan your activities and use the Travel Risk Planning System (TRiPS) online.

November 21, 2016 ×
Christmas Tree Farms: Find a fresh tree in Germany

Christmas Tree Farms: Find a fresh tree in Germany

Get your “Traumbaume” or “Dream trees” – find and care for a fresh Christmas tree in Stuttgart this year.

November 18, 2016 ×
Apps that can help manage holiday stress

Apps that can help manage holiday stress

Check out these mobile apps to consider for strategies to help you identify stress and plan for a peaceful, happy holiday.

November 15, 2016 ×
Stuttgart families ‘Light up the Post’ for St. Martins Day

Stuttgart families ‘Light up the Post’ for St. Martins Day

In Germany, lantern parades are a tradition, Nov. 11, to honor the patron saint of charity for Saint Martin’s Day.

November 14, 2016 ×
U.S.S Hancock, April 30, 1975.

Local veterans are ‘bookends’ of Vietnam

Stuttgart veterans, Robert “Hoss” Schwartz and Kerry Dauphinee, are “bookends” of major American involvement in Vietnam.

November 11, 2016 ×
Stuttgart schools commemorate Veterans Day

Stuttgart schools commemorate Veterans Day

Students of U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s schools participated in ceremonies and activities to honor U.S. veterans.

November 10, 2016 ×
Stuttgart’s AFAP Forum focuses on quality of life

Stuttgart’s AFAP Forum focuses on quality of life

Have ideas on how the Department of the Army or Department of Defense?

November 9, 2016 ×