Archive for February, 2013

‘Time travel’ through automobile history at Mercedes-Benz Museum

‘Time travel’ through automobile history at Mercedes-Benz Museum

Stuttgart is well known for its automobile industry, especially
Mercedes-Benz. People interested in taking a closer look at the “car
with the star” from Janis Joplin’s 1970 hit can visit the Mercedes-Benz
Museum in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt.

February 20, 2013 ×
Graphic courtesy of Army SHARP.

Sexual assault prevention positions critical to SHARP success

U.S. Army Installation Management Command is recruiting and hiring new
sexual assault response coordinators and sexual assault victim advocates
as part of the Army’s expanded Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and
Prevention program.

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School Talk Feb 21, 2013

Making progress in bullying prevention

February 20, 2013 ×
PHS students explore career options, build confidence

PHS students explore career options, build confidence

Recovering a three-dimensional shoe impression left in the snow is not your average high school assignment. Yet for Abby Peterson, a Patch High School senior it’s all in a day’s work. Peterson, 18, is enrolled in the school’s Career Practicum program, a one- to three-credit course designed to offer students…

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Garrison’s urban forest management program seeks to save trees

Garrison’s urban forest management program seeks to save trees

The Army tracks hundreds of trees in USAG Stuttgart.

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Thorns and Roses 21 Feb. 2013

Roses to: • Steven, the manager of Manolito’s at the Swabian Special Events Center — He gave a man with a large suitcase a ride to the conference center in Building 2407 after the man had walked all the way from the front gate (in what quickly became a snow…

February 20, 2013 ×
USAREUR will thrive despite fiscal challenges

USAREUR will thrive despite fiscal challenges

It is wonderful to be back in Europe. Ann and I sincerely appreciate the
opportunity to once again join the tremendous team here at U.S. Army
Europe.

February 20, 2013 ×
Wrestlers dominate sectionals

Wrestlers dominate sectionals

Patch High School senior Isaac McIlvene pins his opponent during the
Department of Defense Dependents Schools Eastern Sectional wresting
tournament held Feb. 9 in the PHS gym. McIlvene, undefeated for the
season, took first in the 126-pound class.

February 20, 2013 ×
Dinner in the Dark: a feast for senses

Dinner in the Dark: a feast for senses

For most people their sight is the sense most often used when eating dinner. But what happens if one can’t see the food?

February 6, 2013 ×
It’s time to file 2012 taxes

It’s time to file 2012 taxes

The Stuttgart Tax Center offers free tax assistance from IRS-certified
volunteers, preparation and electronic filing of state and federal tax
returns for service members, Defense Department civilian employees,
military retirees and their family members.

February 6, 2013 ×
CSF2 targets family members with improved resilience training

CSF2 targets family members with improved resilience training

The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program provides Soldiers, family members, and Army civilians with the resources and skills necessary to cope with adversity and thrive throughout their lives. The program, known as CSF2, is broadening its training efforts to specifically focus on Army families, with programs focused on training…

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It’s not too late to get flu vaccination

It’s not too late to get flu vaccination

This year, the flu season is turning out to be a rather harsh one.

February 6, 2013 ×

DOD, VA improve online access to benefits resources, information

The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have released improvements
to the functionality of eBenefits, a joint, self-service Web portal that
provides registered users with secure online information and access to a
variety of benefits resources for service members and veterans.

February 6, 2013 ×
Incoming pet owners must pay new fee

Incoming pet owners must pay new fee

Members of the U.S. forces community who bring their pets along when
they arrive in Germany for assignment will be charged a fee by German
authorities beginning Feb. 1.

February 6, 2013 ×
Ask a JAG: Income tax returns

Ask a JAG: Income tax returns

Do you have a legal question you would like to see answered in a future edition of The Citizen? If so, contact “Ask a JAG.”

February 6, 2013 ×