Archive for April, 2014

2014 TOPPER award winners announced

2014 TOPPER award winners announced

USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

U.S. Army Installation Management Command Europe announced the 2014 Tournament of Plays TOPPER Awards results for Stuttgart Theatre Center.

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Helpline marks 3 years of aiding sexual assault victims

The Department of Defense Safe Helpline — a crisis-response resource that provides sexual assault victims with an anonymous and confidential system of support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere in the world — marks three years of operation this month.

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American Days highlight U.S. culture

American Days highlight U.S. culture

The Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum James-F.-Byrnes Institut Stuttgart, or German-American Center, will host its sixth annual “American Days” May 14-25.

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Stuttgart named ‘Most Improved’ in ACOE program

Stuttgart named ‘Most Improved’ in ACOE program

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart was one of two garrisons named as Most Improved (and the only overseas garrison to be recognized) in the 2014 Army Communities of Excellence program in an announcement released to the garrison April 21.

April 30, 2014 ×
“Sex Signals”  encourages  cultural shift

“Sex Signals” encourages cultural shift

Actors Mandy Moore and Chris Beier act out a scene during  a “Sex Signals” performance April 16 in the Kelley Fitness Center. “Sex Signals” is an improvisational show that uses humor and audience interaction to discuss dating, rape, consent, alcohol and intervention. U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, U.S. Africa Command and…

April 30, 2014 ×
Patch High School students win 23 medals at FBLA conference

Patch High School students win 23 medals at FBLA conference

Patch High School students won 23 medals during the Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe Future Business Leaders of America Conference March 26-27, 2014.

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Small creatures can cause big health problems

Small creatures can cause big health problems

The Oak Processionary Moth, a native species of the Mediterranean region, has migrated northward, possibly as a result of climate change.

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Engineers tour train station

Engineers tour train station

While visiting the “Turmforum Bahnprojekt Stuttgart-Ulm,” members of the Society of American Military Engineers Stuttgart Chapter listen intently as a tour guide explains how downtown Stuttgart will change as a result of the project known as Stuttgart 21. The Turmforum information center is open to the public and offers visitors…

April 30, 2014 ×
Changes to DOD’s POV shipping program start May 1

Changes to DOD’s POV shipping program start May 1

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense’s Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program starting May 1.

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Comedian delivers ASAP training with a ‘twist’

Comedian delivers ASAP training with a ‘twist’

Comedian Bernie McGrenahan performed his “Happy Hour — Comedy is the Cure” show for Stuttgart audiences at the Patch Community Club and Kelley Theatre April 18, providing comedic relief and Army Substance Abuse Program training all at the same time.

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Finding light through darkness

Keeping a secret that defines you, that has shaped your life for nearly three years now and is sure to shape the rest, a secret that you go to sleep with every night and wake to every morning is sometimes hard to keep trapped inside.

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Finding light through darkness

Commentary By Senior Airman Dennis Sloan
Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs Office

Keeping a secret that defines you, that has shaped your life for nearly three years now and is sure to shape the rest, a secret that you go to sleep with every night and wake to every morning is sometimes hard to keep trapped inside.

April 29, 2014 ×
Ask a JAG: German landlord-tenant laws

Ask a JAG: German landlord-tenant laws

Now that I’m PCSing, my landlord is giving me a hard time.

April 29, 2014 ×
Comedian helps service members, civilians laugh their way through training

Comedian helps service members, civilians laugh their way through training

By Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Comedian Bernie McGrenahan performed his “Happy Hour — Comedy is the Cure” show for Stuttgart audiences at the Patch Community Club and Kelley Theater April 18, providing comedic relief and Army Substance Abuse Program training all at the same time.

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COLA to decrease for service members in Germany

COLA to decrease for service members in Germany

By Sgt. Michael Reinsch
U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

The Cost Of Living Allowance is scheduled to decrease for many service members in Germany starting May 16.

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