Archive for June, 2013

Distracted driving is deadly

Distracted driving is deadly

Motor vehicle accidents involving a distracted driver kill thousands of people each year on America’s roadways.

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V Corps inactivates after nearly century of service to U.S. Army

V Corps inactivates after nearly century of service to U.S. Army

V Corps marked its inactivation after nearly a century of prestigious service to the U.S. Army with a ceremony at Wiesbaden’s Schloss Biebrich, June 12.

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Happy Birthday! The Army celebrated 238 years on Patch Barracks

Happy Birthday! The Army celebrated 238 years on Patch Barracks

Approximately 200 service members, civilians, family members and pets converged on Patch Barracks in the wee morning hours June 13 to celebrate the Army’s 238th birthday. The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart-sponsored 5K fun run and walk started on the Husky Field track and wound through the trails outside the installation. …

June 26, 2013 ×
Effectively navigating the health care system

Effectively navigating the health care system

StuttgarHealth care is an issue that concerns everyone, no matter where you live. While medical care is slightly different overseas, knowing the ropes will help to keep it from being complicated.

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Ask a JAG, June 237, 2013

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 faisal.h.akhter.mil@mail.mil.

June 26, 2013 ×

Garrison agencies ready to assist when planning for guests

If you’re expecting guests this summer, make your life a little easier by including a few U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart agencies on your planning checklist.

June 26, 2013 ×
Special Operations Command AFRICA welcomes new commander

Special Operations Command AFRICA welcomes new commander

Rear Adm. Brian L. Losey relinquished command of Special Operations Command Africa to U.S. Army Brig. Gen. James B. Linder during a change of command ceremony held June 7 at Kelley Barracks.

June 12, 2013 ×
Man up: Take control of your health this month

Man up: Take control of your health this month

Did you know that June is Men’s Health Month? If you are a man, you have most likely seen a doctor out of necessity, but when confronted with specific questions about men’s health, you may have some shortcomings.

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Thorns and Roses – June 13, 2013

Roses to the two military policemen who helped me change the flat tire on my SUV while on Patch Barracks on a cold, rainy and windy evening last month. They displayed a model of teamwork, efficiency and courteous behavior; and are a credit to our community. Thank you.

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DOD adds peer support chat sessions for sexual assault victims

Pentagon officials have launched the Safe HelpRoom, a new service that allows sexual assault victims to participate in group chat sessions with one another in a moderated and secure online environment.

June 12, 2013 ×
Photo by Mary “Tweedy” Knef

Zombies can run!

While George Romero, the creator of zombie film cult favorites such as ‘Night of the Living Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead’ insists zombies can’t run, those that participated in the Zombie Run June 8 on Robinson Barracks proved they could.

June 12, 2013 ×
Estiban Vela, a Panzer Commissary store associate, stocks shelves June 10. Furloughs will impact Vela and the rest of DeCA’s 14,000 U.S. civilian employees. When furloughs are implemented, most military commissaries will close one day a week on Mondays.

Commissaries plan for Monday furloughs

When furloughs are implemented, most military commissaries will close one day a week on Mondays, said the director and chief executive officer of the Defense Commissary Agency. The weekly closures will occur for up to 11 total days, between July 8 and Sept. 30.

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Patch High School celebrates largest graduating class

Patch High School celebrates largest graduating class

Families, friends and educators packed the Sindelfingen Stadthalle June 5 as Patch High School’s Class of 2013 received their diplomas.

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America’s Army: service to the nation, strength for the future

On June 14, 1775, our nation’s leaders established the Continental Army, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending our great country and its citizens. American Soldiers have fought in ten wars, from the American Revolution through the Cold War, the Gulf War and the current operations taking place around the world.

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