Archive for October, 2012

Play it safe on Halloween

Every Halloween there is an assortment of ghosts, pirates, super heroes
and ballerinas running about with one of two things in mind — getting
candy or going to parties.

October 18, 2012 ×

The difference between bullying and teasing

The garrison, schools, and Child, Youth and School Services recently
joined together in agreement on a common language when speaking about
bullying and bully prevention.

October 18, 2012 ×
EUCOM J3 staff explores French underground fortifications

EUCOM J3 staff explores French underground fortifications

Many military history buffs may have preconceived notions on the wisdom
of whether the French made a mistake in building the Maginot Line.  
Staff
officers from U.S. European Command’s J3 Plans and Operations Center
not only debated the merits of French military decision-making in light
of the Maginot Line, they also got to see it in person.

October 18, 2012 ×
HQ EUCOM selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

HQ EUCOM selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

October 18, 2012 ×

New Army transition assistance program on horizon in Stuttgart

Leaving military service and heading into the civilian sector can be
challenging. For some, the military may be the only thing they know
professionally. As the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down,
coupled with tightening military budgets, the military is projected to
cut more than 100,000 billets from all service branches.

October 18, 2012 ×
Stuttgart ASAP’s evidence-based programs cutting edge

Stuttgart ASAP’s evidence-based programs cutting edge

The Institute of Medicine recently published a report on the current
level of substance use and misuse among active duty service members and
their dependents, labeling the situation as a public health crisis.

October 18, 2012 ×

Submit your ideas on how to improve quality of life

Oct. 25 is the deadline to submit ideas on how the Department of the
Army or Department of Defense can improve the quality of life for
service members, DOD civilians, and their families.

October 18, 2012 ×
Special education strives to meet unique learning needs of students

Special education strives to meet unique learning needs of students

In any given classroom, it’s not unusual to find students with a wide
range of learning abilities. Perhaps one of a teacher’s greatest
challenges is meeting the needs of students with different developmental
levels, learning styles and interests.

October 18, 2012 ×

European daylight saving time ends Oct. 28

Most of Europe will move its clocks backward by one hour when daylight saving time ends Sunday, Oct. 28. In Germany, daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. (set clocks to 1 a.m.). In the U.S., daylight saving time will end Nov. 4.

October 18, 2012 ×
Patch Panthers fighting for championship spots

Patch Panthers fighting for championship spots

Despite a disappointing loss against Wiesbaden in the semifinals last
year, the Patch High School football team has high hopes for bringing
home the 2012 Division I crown.

October 16, 2012 ×
Explore city in one night during ‘Stuttgart Nacht’

Explore city in one night during ‘Stuttgart Nacht’

To truly explore Stuttgart, a visitor would need at least three days.
But what if they only have seven hours? If they are lucky enough to be
in Stuttgart Oct. 20, they can see almost everything that Stuttgart has
to offer culturally in seven hours during “Stuttgart Nacht,” or
Stuttgart Night. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, and
lasts until 2 a.m. Oct. 21.

October 4, 2012 ×
Run4Life: ‘Rockin’ and Runnin’ for a Cure’

Run4Life: ‘Rockin’ and Runnin’ for a Cure’

Individuals and teams are invited to be “foot soldiers” in the fight
against cancer during U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s third annual
Run4Life Oct. 26.
Participants can walk or run laps around Husky
Field from 6-10 p.m. to honor living cancer warriors and to remember
those who lost their battles with the disease.  
Cancer warriors are also invited to take part in the opening ceremony and a “victory lap.”

October 4, 2012 ×
COLA survey underway

COLA survey underway

Eligible U.S. Army in Europe Soldiers will soon be asked, via email, to
participate in the 2012 Overseas Cost of Living Allowance Overseas
Living Patterns Survey, scheduled to run through Oct. 31.

October 4, 2012 ×
Marines converge on Panzer for Theater Marine Conference

Marines converge on Panzer for Theater Marine Conference

The Marines and sailors of Marine Forces Europe and Africa hosted the
fifth annual Theater Marine Conference at the Marine headquarters
building on U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s Panzer Kaserne Sept. 18-20.

October 4, 2012 ×

AFAP conference can help change your world

Have ideas on how the Department of the Army or Department of Defense
can improve the quality of life for service members, DOD civilians, and
their families?
If so, now is the time to submit them for the next
U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Army Family Action Plan conference, to be
held Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 in the Swabian Special Events Center. Deadline
to submit issues is Oct. 25.

October 4, 2012 ×