Archive for October, 2014

Ebola Question and Answer Session

Ebola Question and Answer Session

AFRICOM, EUCOM top Medical Officers talk safety during Ebola response

October 31, 2014 ×
Stuttgart Citizen website consolidation

Stuttgart Citizen website consolidation

Stuttgart Citizen website consolidation will create a single garrison news and information website for the Stuttgart U.S. military community

October 29, 2014 ×
Spirit shines during PHS homecoming

Spirit shines during PHS homecoming

Patch High School kicked off its homecoming celebration with spirit week Oct. 13-17.

October 28, 2014 ×

Child Safety Seats

German law states that children 12 years old or younger, or shorter than 150 centimeters (4 feet, 11 inches), are required to use suitable child-restraint devices that have been approved by either the ECE-R 44/03, ECE-R 44/04, or Department of Transportation when these children are transported in a personally owned vehicle. Children must be seated in a rear seat if the POV has one.

October 15, 2014 ×
Panthers strive to make final year a success

Panthers strive to make final year a success

As the new high school on Panzer Kaserne is set to open next fall, Patch High School sports teams are doing their best to make their last year at Patch memorable before they must hang up those “PHS” uniforms for good.

October 15, 2014 ×

Managing social media networks

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other social networks have become an integral part of online lives. Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post. Have your family follow these tips to safely enjoy…

October 15, 2014 ×
Cybersecurity is a team effort

Cybersecurity is a team effort

October 2014 marks the 11th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month; it’s everyone’s duty to protect Army information and communications.

October 15, 2014 ×
Traveling? International licenses recommended

Traveling? International licenses recommended

Three quick stops, and €21 could save you €500 on your next road trip

October 15, 2014 ×
Celebrating Hispanic culture

Celebrating Hispanic culture

Dancers with the Adelitas Tapatias Dance Group perform a traditional dance during U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s Hispanic Heritage Month observance Oct. 7 at Patch Fitness Center.

October 15, 2014 ×

Off-post uniform policy to change

A change to the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Off-Post Uniform Wear effective Oct. 10 means that service members are no longer permitted to eat meals off-post while in uniform. The purpose is to reduce the U.S. military signature off post and prevent service members from being targeted by lone wolf…

October 15, 2014 ×
Nurturing relationships essential to prevent child maltreatment

Nurturing relationships essential to prevent child maltreatment

October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month.

October 15, 2014 ×
Mannfred Hähnle, master butcher and proprietor of Hähnle Butcher and Catering in Böblingen, displays a tray overflowing with smoked sausages, bratwursts and the local regional favorite, Seitenwurst, which is very similar to the frankfurter.— Photo by Greg Jones, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office.

The absolute wurst: A primer to German sausage

There is an almost endless variety of types of sausage in Germany, here’s a quick primer

October 15, 2014 ×
Ask a JAG: Cell phone under contract vs. prepaid phone

Ask a JAG: Cell phone under contract vs. prepaid phone

Q: I need to get a personal cell phone. Should I sign a contract or buy a prepaid phone?

A: From a legal perspective, your safest bet is to buy a prepaid phone because you won’t form a binding legal relationship with your provider. However, your personal needs may warrant a contract that can save you money in the long run, especially if you want a smart phone. Be careful though, as there are some common pitfalls.

October 8, 2014 ×
Report on-post dumping

Report on-post dumping

Stuttgart military community members living off-post are not allowed to dispose of garbage or recyclables on any U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart installation.

This applies to all military, civilian, local national and contractor personnel, as well as family members who live off-post.

October 7, 2014 ×
OU offers new master’s degree program

OU offers new master’s degree program

The Panzer Education Center has announced a new degree program for the Stuttgart military community; the University of Oklahoma will offer a Master of Education in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum.

All courses will be taught on site at the Ed Center by professors from the University of Oklahoma, Norman campus.

October 6, 2014 ×