Archive for March, 2014

Dental clinic treats retirees to say thanks

Dental clinic treats retirees to say thanks

USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

The Stuttgart Dental Clinic, normally closed on Saturday, was abuzz with activity March 22. The clinic held a Retiree Appreciation Day March 22. Clinic dentists, dental specialists and hygienists volunteered to work on this particular Saturday in order to perform 80 free cleanings and oral cancer screenings on retired service members and their spouse

March 27, 2014 ×
U.S. Africa Command celebrates International Women’s Day

U.S. Africa Command celebrates International Women’s Day

By Brenda Law
U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs

International Women’s Day – what is it, why do we have it, and who cares?

Imagine a world without modern medicine, technology, access to education, or even clean drinking water. Every advancement in human history has been made because someone recognized the need to do something better.

March 27, 2014 ×

DMA Excellence in Journalism Awards announced

Defense Media Activity News Release

Defense Media Activity officials have announced the winners of the 2013 DMA Excellence in Journalism Awards. The awards recognize joint component military units and civilian Defense Department journalists for outstanding achievement in furthering the objectives of the DOD Internal Information Program and serves as the DOD entry point for the Thomas Jefferson Awards Program.

March 25, 2014 ×
Happy Hour comedy show is training with a twist

Happy Hour comedy show is training with a twist

By USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Comedian Bernie McGrenahan will offer two special performances of his Happy Hour comedy show for service members in the Stuttgart military community April 18.

March 25, 2014 ×
TIGTA warns of ‘largest ever’ phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers

TIGTA warns of ‘largest ever’ phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers

Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Press Release

The Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration issued a warning March 20 to taxpayers to beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service in an effort to defraud them.

March 24, 2014 ×
Appreciate quilts and quilting as an art form? Join the Black Forest Quilt Guild

Appreciate quilts and quilting as an art form? Join the Black Forest Quilt Guild

Join the Black Forest Quilt Guild for quilting inspiration, food and fun. The private organization is an American-German quilting group that meets monthly at the Panzer Firehouse in Böblingen. Upcoming meetings are scheduled for May 16, June 25 and July 15. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., meetings at 7:15…

March 24, 2014 ×
Top TAP official visits USAG Stuttgart

Top TAP official visits USAG Stuttgart

By USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Dr. Susan S. Kelly, the Transition to Veterans Program Office director visited U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart to discuss force management, and outreach resources and assistance programs designed to help service members transition smoothly back in to the civilian world.

March 21, 2014 ×
Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

By Lisa Ferdinando
Army News Service

Music artist Lenny Kravitz paused to reflect on the life and legacy of his uncle and namesake, Pfc. Leonard Kravitz, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously from President Barack Obama, March 18.

March 21, 2014 ×
Students experience mobile tactical communications through STEM partnership

Students experience mobile tactical communications through STEM partnership

By Robert Watson
U.S. European Command C4 and Cyber Operations

About 30 Patch High School students were introduced to U.S. military satellite and information technology equipment during a visit Feb. 28 by Airmen, Soldiers, and Sailors of the Joint Communications Support Element from Tampa, F

March 21, 2014 ×
Daughtry plays impromptu concert for Stuttgart military community

Daughtry plays impromptu concert for Stuttgart military community

By Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Three members of the popular American rock band, Daughtry, played a special performance at the Patch Community Club for Stuttgart community members March 17.

March 20, 2014 ×
AFN partners with DOD overseas schools to help stop bullying

AFN partners with DOD overseas schools to help stop bullying

By George A. Smith
American Forces Network Broadcast Center, Defense Media Activity

Three Defense Media Activity organizations and Department of Defense Education Activity schools in the Pacific and Europe are syncing entertainment with command information and social media to help stop bullying.

March 20, 2014 ×
Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

By J.D. Liepold
Army News Service

Twenty-four U.S. Army veterans from three wars — World War II, Korea and Vietnam — received upgrades to the highest military decoration for uncommon bravery and gallantry at a White House ceremony March 18.

March 20, 2014 ×
A moving truck is unloaded as a family moves into their new home. The Army's new Center for Personnel Claims Support office will held expedite claims for property damaged during such moves. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps)

Arm yourself for a claim-free PCS move

Did you know you can safeguard against claims issues before your household goods are even picked up?

March 20, 2014 ×
Students experience mobile tactical communications

Students experience mobile tactical communications

About 30 Patch High School students were introduced to U.S. military satellite and information technology equipment during a visit Feb. 28 by Airmen, Soldiers, and Sailors of the Joint Communications Support Element from Tampa, Fla.

March 19, 2014 ×
German, U.S. students meet thanks to USO

German, U.S. students meet thanks to USO

Twenty-one eighth-grade German students from the Johannes-Kepler-Gymnasium in Bad Cannstatt visited Patch High School as part of a school outreach program Feb. 25.

March 19, 2014 ×