Archive for March, 2011

No-shows make appointments scarce at clinic

Community members who fail to show up at scheduled appointments at U.S.
Army Health Clinic Stuttgart prevent another patient from being seen
and cause the clinic to lose hundreds of dollars for each missed
appointment.

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Medical Readiness assists all service branches

The U.S. Army Health Clinic  Stuttgart’s Medical Readiness section
assists military personnel with completing medical readiness
requirements and force health protection measures.

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Clinic offers specialized screenings, treatments consistent with U.S. care

Clinic offers specialized screenings, treatments consistent with U.S. care

The U.S. Army Health Clinic Stuttgart follows national performance
standards on important dimensions of health care service that are
delivered to service members and their families. These quality measures
are called Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, or HEDIS,
measures,  and they allow the clinic to compare the level of services
provided with quality standards of care being used by health care
organizations across the U.S.

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Breaking the nicotine habit: Help someone else quit smoking using proven four-step process

Heidelberg Medical Department Activity Public Affairs Office

Deciding to quit using tobacco products is a big step for anyone who
smokes or uses smokeless tobacco. Friends, family and co-workers can
help someone they know to quit smoking in several ways.

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DISA-Europe celebrates employee wellness

DISA-Europe celebrates employee wellness

A healthy employee is a productive employee: This was the message
delivered by Defense Information Systems Agency-Europe Commander Col.
Elizabeth Bierden as she kicked off the fourth annual DISA-Europe
Wellness Day on Feb. 11 in the Patch Fitness Center.

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Army PT test gets overhaul after 30-plus years

For the first time since 1980, the Army’s Physical Fitness Test is
being overhauled. It will be replaced by both the Physical Readiness
Test and the Army Combat Readiness Test.

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Women’s History Month: Stuttgart woman lauded for ‘phenomenal’ impact

Women’s History Month: Stuttgart woman lauded for ‘phenomenal’ impact

U.S. Army Europe honored a local woman for her positive impact on the
community to kick off Women’s History Month observations in March.

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Soldier readiness: IMCOM takes care of Soldier, family pre-deployment needs with SRP

Soldier readiness: IMCOM takes care of Soldier, family pre-deployment needs with SRP

Before deploying Soldiers board the plane to go down range, they have a
long list of items to take care of. From finances and filling out a
will to ensuring they are physically ready to deploy, each Soldier has
individual needs to meet before they leave hearth and home.

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FMWR feline show celebrates purrrfect pets

FMWR feline show celebrates purrrfect pets

Cats were highly revered and respected animals in ancient Egypt.

Thousands of years later, they still are, as demonstrated at Family and
Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s third annual Feline Fun Show held Feb.
26 on Patch Barracks.

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Practice response to active shooter event, save lives

Practice response to active shooter event, save lives

When an active shooter situation occurs, witnesses must act quickly to protect themselves and others.

Knowing and understanding how to prevent, prepare, respond to and
recover from potential hazards can save lives. The most publicized
active shooter incidents have been Columbine High School (1999),
Virginia Tech (2007), and Fort Hood (2009).

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Leaking, vibrating boxes cost community thou

Leaking, vibrating boxes cost community thou

A vibrating box, a leaking solution and a loose powder all signal
“danger” in a mail room. Yet, all three were found at the Stuttgart
Army Airfield mail distribution node during the week of Feb. 14.

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Ask a JAG

Q: I am considering buying a used vehicle while I am stationed in Germany. Is there anything I should know before I do so?

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Commander’s Column: Don’t become a terrorist target: blend in, stay vigilant

Commander’s Column: Don’t become a terrorist target: blend in, stay vigilant

Due to recent events and the unpredictable nature of active shooter
incidents, I would like for everyone in the Stuttgart military
community to remain vigilant, be aware of your surroundings, review
Antiterrorism Level One training with family members and know how to
report suspicious activity.

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Army hiring software transitions to USA Staffing

Army hiring software transitions to USA Staffing

Beginning April 25, applicants for Army jobs in Stuttgart should apply
online through USA Jobs and not the Army Resume builder at Civilian
Personnel Online.

The transition from the Army’s hiring software, Resumix, to another
automated recruitment tool, the Office of Personnel Management’s USA
Staffing, has begun and will be completed in Europe by April 30.

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