Archive for July, 2014

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society opens office on Panzer Kaserne

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society opens office on Panzer Kaserne

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

On July 29 the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society opened its doors to new office space at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s Army Community Service, Building 2915, Panzer Kaserne.

July 30, 2014 ×
Need help for a situation at work?

Need help for a situation at work?

The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Employee Assistance Program assists supervisors, managers and their employees with problems that may affect work performance, conduct, attendance, the work environment and/or quality of life. The EAP coordinator can provide free and confidential short-term counseling, community referrals, coordination with alcohol/drug treatment, management consultations and training….

July 30, 2014 ×
Patch Barracks hosts technology expo

Patch Barracks hosts technology expo

USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

The Patch Barracks/Stuttgart Area Technology Exposition was held July 28 and 29 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Patch Barracks Fitness Center. More than 60 exhibitors demonstrated the latest in cloud computing, digital imaging, encryption devices, cyber security and more.

July 30, 2014 ×
U.S. Army Europe welcomes new deputy commanding general

U.S. Army Europe welcomes new deputy commanding general

U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs Office

U.S. Army Europe welcomed its new Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt July 23 after he departed his previous assignment as the commander, Joint Multinational Training Command in Grafenwöhr.

July 23, 2014 ×
Medal of Honor recipient Pitts: ‘It is their names, not mine’

Medal of Honor recipient Pitts: ‘It is their names, not mine’

By Libby Howe
Army News Service

President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt Ryan M. Pitts during a White House ceremony July 21.

July 23, 2014 ×
Retired USAREUR deputy commander shares words of wisdom

Retired USAREUR deputy commander shares words of wisdom

Commentary by Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo
U.S. Army Europe deputy commander

I have proudly served the U.S. Army and the American people as an Army officer for 34 years. Within those years I have raised a wonderful family, met courageous and inspiring people, and gained personal and professional fulfillment from this profession.

July 23, 2014 ×

Air Force focuses fourth round of VERA/VSIP on headquarters reductions

Air Force News Service

In an effort to lead its force management actions with voluntary programs, the Air Force announced a fourth round of civilian workforce shaping measures beginning July 21.

July 22, 2014 ×
Scouts build paths to the past maintaining Sgt. York Trail

Scouts build paths to the past maintaining Sgt. York Trail

By Lance E. Milsted
Special to The Citizen

“Down, set, hut … hike,” yelled Zachary Sutton. The senior patrol leader for Stuttgart Boy Scout Troop 154 was playing quarterback during a pick-up game of football at the troop’s campsite May 10. It had been raining most of the day and into the evening, so everything was slick with water.

July 18, 2014 ×
Sailors honor fallen by volunteering

Sailors honor fallen by volunteering

Sailors and families from the Stuttgart military community spent the day volunteering at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Hamm, Luxembourg, June 21, 2014.

July 15, 2014 ×
Kardashians attend shower for military moms

Kardashians attend shower for military moms

By Airman 1st Class Tara A. Williamson
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Public Affairs

“Keeping up with the Kardashians” stars Kim, Kourtney and Khloé gave back to the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst community during an Operation Shower event for 64 new mothers July 7, in Jersey City, New Jersey.

July 14, 2014 ×
Excess data centers, enterprise apps getting unplugged

Excess data centers, enterprise apps getting unplugged

By David Vergun
Army News Service

The Army has started migrating all its enterprise applications and systems to designated core data centers as directed by Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson in a June memo. Migration must be complete by the end of fiscal year 2018.

July 14, 2014 ×
Not all that glitters is gold in European scams

Not all that glitters is gold in European scams

U.S. Army Europe Office of the Provost Marshal

This summer, Army law enforcement officials expect to see cases of swindlers trying to defraud Americans traveling in Europe.

July 14, 2014 ×
Stuttgart Celebrates Independence Day

Stuttgart Celebrates Independence Day

By Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Thousands gathered at Patch Barracks for family fun, food and fireworks to celebrate Independence Day July 4. The community’s festivities began in the morning with a 5k fun run around the perimeter of Patch Barracks. Participants included everyone from serious runners huffing and puffing the 5k in under 20 minutes, to families with toddlers gleefully traipsing across the finish line some time thereafter.

July 11, 2014 ×
Save the landfill, save the environment, save money — recycle printer cartridges

Save the landfill, save the environment, save money — recycle printer cartridges

Empty printer cartridges still contain residues of toxic, environmental and health-endangering substances and do not belong in regular waste.

July 9, 2014 ×
Safe sizzlin’

Safe sizzlin’

Outdoor gatherings are the perfect place for grilling hamburgers, hot dogs, kabobs and any number of foods, but accidents can happen.

July 9, 2014 ×