Archive for April, 2013

If you don't put your trash out by the rules, you'll get to keep it until the next collection cycle. Courtesy photo

Dispose of household hazardous waste the right way

When it’s time for a military family to move, the last things left in the house are usually cleaning supplies needed for last-minute touch-ups before the final housing inspection.

April 30, 2013 ×

AFN Stuttgart cleans up in broadcast competitions

While American Forces Network Stuttgart personnel are waiting for the completion of their new “home” on Robinson Barracks, they’ve managed to make a name for themselves across the Department of Defense.  In their inaugural year, the Soldiers and civilians of AFN Stuttgart claimed 15 awards during the last two months…

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PHS students honor Earth, Arbor days

PHS students honor Earth, Arbor days

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Commander Col. John P. Stack speaks to Patch High School Environmental Science Club members April 25 before they plant a beech tree near the entrance of U.S. European Command Headquarters on Patch Barracks to commemorate Earth Day and Arbor Day. The students also volunteered to pick…

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Home Based Business: Customs tips in Germany

Home Based Business: Customs tips in Germany

Many family members around the world are trying their hands at home-based businesses.

April 30, 2013 ×
Marines thunder through  Stuttgart skies

Marines thunder through Stuttgart skies

In coordination with U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa, members of U.S. European Command, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart had “hands-on” experiences with the MV-22B Osprey during a capabilities exercise on Patch Barracks, Kelley Barracks, and Stuttgart Army Air Field March 28.

April 18, 2013 ×

Sequester preparations await furlough announcement

Employees will have to wait a bit longer to find out the details of
their furlough, including the exact number of non-pay status days, as
officials attempt to minimize the impact on mission and personnel. 

April 18, 2013 ×
A pitch for friendship

A pitch for friendship

U.S. European Command Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Mark Barrett throws the
first pitch at the second annual German-American Friendship Fast Pitch
Softball Tournament on Patch Barracks April 6. The competition gave 97
women from six teams an opportunity to build relationships while sharing
the traditional American sport.

April 18, 2013 ×
Stuttgart garrison highlights resiliency programs during USAREUR CG visit

Stuttgart garrison highlights resiliency programs during USAREUR CG visit

U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell made his first visit
to Stuttgart April 4 since his arrival to Germany last December.

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Building a ‘Ready and Resilient’ force

Building a ‘Ready and Resilient’ force

The Army recently rolled out its Ready and Resilient Campaign, a
collection of comprehensive and far-reaching programs designed to guide
the Army’s efforts to build physical, emotional and psychological
resilience in our Soldiers, families and civilians, and directly enhance
personal and unit readiness.

April 18, 2013 ×
U.S. Africa Command welcomes new commander

U.S. Africa Command welcomes new commander

Gen. David M. Rodriguez assumed command of U.S. Africa Command from Gen.
Carter F. Ham on April 5. Rodriguez is AFRICOM’s third commander since
the command was established in 2008 to coordinate U.S. military
relations and activities with African nations, regional organizations
and the African Union. Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, presided over the ceremony.

April 18, 2013 ×
Family and MWR programs enhance readiness

Family and MWR programs enhance readiness

Keeping the forces ready to fight and win takes more than hard work and training. Service members need a balance of work and play.

April 3, 2013 ×

Going Green: Frogs on the move

As you drive along “Frog Road,” you may have noticed the short, green fencing installed beside the road.

April 3, 2013 ×
Airborne!

Airborne!

Kevin Morgan, shooting guard for the Stuttgart Stallions, prepares to
shoot while being fouled by a Wiesbaden defender during pool play at the
2013 U.S. Forces European Basketball Championships held at the Patch
Fitness Center March 21-24.

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2013 Child Abuse Prevention Month Activities

April 5, 1-4 p.m.: Strike Out Child Abuse

April 3, 2013 ×

Ask a JAG, April 4

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” at
andrew.j.rouchka.mil@mail.mil.

April 3, 2013 ×