Archive for September, 2011

Recognizing the symptoms of ADHD in children

Recognizing the symptoms of ADHD in children

Most healthy children occasionally have trouble sitting still, paying
attention or controlling impulses. But for some children, the problem is
so bad that it interferes with their daily lives at home, at school and
in social settings.

September 22, 2011 ×
USO fuels force with free hot dogs

USO fuels force with free hot dogs

Stuttgart community members line up for free hot dogs at the USO mobile canteen Sept. 16 on Patch Barracks. More than 450 hot dogs were served on Friday. If you missed it, the canteen will serve up free hot dogs Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the Kelley Commissary and Oct. 22 at the Robinson Barracks Commissary.

September 22, 2011 ×
SOCAFRICA launches motorcycle safety program

SOCAFRICA launches motorcycle safety program

Despite the risks, the popularity of motorcycles among U.S. military members is on the rise.

September 22, 2011 ×
A laughing matter

A laughing matter

Comics on Duty comedians Paul Ogata, Danny Villalpando, J.R. Brow and Tom Foss gave two free performances for U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart audiences Sept. 12 in the Patch Community Club as part of the That Guy campaign. That Guy is a Defense Department initiative aimed at reducing binge drinking among 18- to 24-year-old service members.

September 22, 2011 ×

Retiree Affairs: Take steps toward good records management

How quickly can you, your spouse or a designated survivor access a copy
of your DD Form 214, retirement orders or marriage certificate?

September 22, 2011 ×
Berg bids PHS ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ after 17 years

Berg bids PHS ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ after 17 years

Classroom walls lined with posters of yearbook photos of his students
from over four decades of teaching are the backdrop for German language
class as teacher Timothy Berg skillfully weaves homespun humor and life
lessons into his review of verb tenses and conjugations.

September 22, 2011 ×
More than just another PT session

More than just another PT session

Springboarding off the success of the Warrior Pride Challenge triathlons
in July and August, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s Army Substance Abuse
Program hosted an even bigger athletic event this month: the WPC
pentathlon.

September 22, 2011 ×
Using wrong passport leaves travelers stranded

Using wrong passport leaves travelers stranded

Using a government-issued or “no fee” passport for leisure travel — or a
tourist passport for duty assignments — may not seem like a big deal.
However, it can lead to hefty fines, delays and even being stranded at
the border of another country.

September 22, 2011 ×
Suicide Prevention Month: watching out for each other

Suicide Prevention Month: watching out for each other

When I talk with garrison professionals who work in suicide prevention,
they all have stories about the person who really made them realize the
importance of what they do. There was the Soldier who seemed to have it
all together until one day he asked a course instructor, “When you’re
driving home, do you think about wrapping your car around a tree?”

September 22, 2011 ×
Shoplifters will lose Exchange privileges

Shoplifters will lose Exchange privileges

Shoplifting continues to cost the garrison time, money and manpower.

According to Darrell Robertson, Chief of Military Police Investigations
for U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, the USAG Stuttgart Military Police
have investigated 60 shoplifting incidents at Stuttgart Exchange
facilities since Jan. 1, and 75 percent of these incidents involved
juveniles under the age of 18.

September 22, 2011 ×
Piranhas dive into new season

Piranhas dive into new season

The Stuttgart Piranhas swim team has kicked off another season of
competition in the European Forces Swim League.  Coaches and team
members look forward to defending their Rheinland Divisional
championship title, improving their times and having fun.

September 8, 2011 ×

Maintaining relationships during deployment

Military spouses and significant others provide an invaluable source of support to today’s service members. Loved ones can play a vital role in offering encouragement during a military career, especially during deployments, when separation often goes hand-in-hand with concern for the safety of service members, coping as a single parent…

September 8, 2011 ×

Suicide prevention resources for military families

No warrior or military family is alone. If you are concerned that a
service member or veteran in your family is considering harming or
killing him/herself, free resources are immediately available to aid
your family in its time of crisis.

September 8, 2011 ×
Bodybuilders bring heat

Bodybuilders bring heat

September 8, 2011 ×

National Cholesterol Education Month: Living ‘heart healthy’ means making smart choices

Since September is National Cholesterol Education Month, community
members in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart may encounter the phrase “heart
healthy” more frequently, especially at the U.S. Army Health Clinic
Stuttgart.

September 8, 2011 ×