Archive for March, 2013

Army Emergency Relief Campaign underway

Army Emergency Relief Campaign underway

The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign began March 1 and continues
through May 15.  This year’s campaign slogan is: “Supporting Soldiers
and their families, yesterday, today and tomorrow.”

March 20, 2013 ×
Army Tuition Assistance Program suspended

Army Tuition Assistance Program suspended

Funding for tuition assistance ceased March 8 and Soldiers cannot submit
new requests, according to Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, deputy chief of
staff, Department of the Army G-1.

March 20, 2013 ×
Eagle Scouts achieve  excellence through community  service projects

Eagle Scouts achieve excellence through community service projects

March 20, 2013 ×
USAG Stuttgart supports USAREUR Ready and Resilient Day April 3

USAG Stuttgart supports USAREUR Ready and Resilient Day April 3

In 2012, the Stuttgart Criminal Investigation Division conducted 14
sexual assault investigations. Regardless of the outcome, that is 14 too
many.

March 20, 2013 ×

NCOs integral to preventing sexual assaults

During a recent visit to U.S. Army Europe, Army Chief of Staff Gen.
Raymond Odierno highlighted the need for Soldiers to focus on the moral
and ethical values that make the Army such a strong team.

March 20, 2013 ×

Furlough impacts emerge for IMCOM workforce

Army civilian personnel are bracing for the impact of furloughs and
changing financial priorities on their organizations. Approximately
251,000 Department of the Army civilians expect to be notified soon if
they will be furloughed up to 22 days starting in April.

March 20, 2013 ×
Panthers end 12-year championship drought

Panthers end 12-year championship drought

The last time the Patch High School men’s basketball team won a European
championship, Panthers starting small forward John Robinson hadn’t even
started kindergarten.

March 6, 2013 ×
Overseas prescription process explained

Overseas prescription process explained

Prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins/minerals, and
herbal and dietary supplements are not allowed to be mailed through an
Army post office to Americans living in Germany.

March 6, 2013 ×
EUCOM service members,  civilians of the year honored

EUCOM service members, civilians of the year honored

Three service members and three civilians were honored as the U.S.
European Command’s top service members and civilians of the year during a
ceremony Feb. 8 at the EUCOM headquarters on Patch Barracks.

March 6, 2013 ×

Attitudes sometimes dirtier than clothes in community laundromats

Raise your hand if you like doing laundry.  Hello, anyone?  
Unless
you’re part of the 1 percent of the population that finds this chore
therapeutic, you’re with me and the other 99 percent that just want to
get it done.
So it’s established that doing laundry isn’t fun, but
for those of you that have the ability to knock it out at home…at least
you have that.

March 6, 2013 ×
Secretary details results of sequestration uncertainty

Secretary details results of sequestration uncertainty

Soldier and Marine training, Air Force flying hours and Navy steaming
days are being curtailed thanks to the $47 billion in cuts Department of
Defense must make before Sept. 30, 2013, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel
said March 1.

March 6, 2013 ×