Archive for February, 2016

Soldiers from Stuttgart participate in day two of the  U.S. Army Garrison's Best Warrior Competition in Stuttgart, Germany, Feb. 21, 2016. The competition is a grueling, four-day event that tests the skills, knowledge, and professionalism of 10 warriors representing local commands. (U.S. Army photo by Kevin Abel/Released)

Best Warrior Competition underway

The four-day competition started Feb. 21.

February 22, 2016 ×
Dr. Dell McMullen, Department of Defense Education Activity Europe Director, recognized three of the 2016 Teachers of the Year, Feb. 2016 with the coveted "DoDDS-E Varsity Letter" to acknowledge their outstanding achievement: Gariann Wrenchey, teacher of Language Arts at Landstuhl Elementary and Middle School, Chris Kaldahl, teacher of Science at Rota Middle and High School, Michael Lee Dodd, teacher of Science at Robinson Barracks Elementary and Middle School, and Todd Mitchell, teacher of Science at Shape High School (not pictured). Photo courtesy of DoDEA.

Stuttgart science teacher honored Teacher of the Year

Science teacher Michael Lee Dodd recognized as Teacher of the Year, Bavaria District.

February 18, 2016 ×
Tessa Fellona, a swimmer for the Stuttgart Piranhas and a fifth grader at Patch Elementary, competes in the European Forces Swim League Divisional Championships in Berlin on Feb. 7

Stuttgart Piranhas earn spots at European championship

50 swimmers from the Stuttgart Piranhas will compete in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

February 18, 2016 ×
Earlier this month, the Army's G-4 released the fiscal year 2016 clothing bag list for enlisted Soldiers. New additions to the clothing bag reflect the Army's adoption of the Operational Camouflage Pattern.

Personnel in Europe reminded of current uniform wear policies

Current policies prohibit the wear of uniforms off-installation without general officer approval.

February 18, 2016 ×
Schlossplatz is the largest square in Stuttgart's center. The Capital City Visitation Program visits the city to learn more about German history.

Free Tour: Discover the importance of Stuttgart’s American relationship

Sign up for the full-day historic walking tour, including free lunch with USAG Stuttgart’s Public Affairs Office.

February 17, 2016 ×
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about voting overseas

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about voting overseas

If you live outside your voting residence you can vote absentee in all federal elections.

February 17, 2016 ×
No individual, business or government entity is solely responsible for securing the Internet. Everyone has a role in securing their part of cyberspace, including the devices and networks they use.— Graphic by Shutterstock.com

Use good OPSEC: Identify, safeguard personal or operational information

Think before you post! Examples of critical information and countermeasures.

February 15, 2016 ×
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Questions to ask yourself when using social media

Before posting in social media, do you do these things to stay secure?

February 12, 2016 ×
Soldiers will soon be able to wear earbuds in the gym

Soldiers will soon be able to wear earbuds in the gym

News that is music to many ears.

February 12, 2016 ×
Visiting Chaplains presided over USAG Stuttgart’s Ash Wednesday services

Visiting Chaplains presided over USAG Stuttgart’s Ash Wednesday services

Ash Wednesday services were held on USAG Stuttgart’s Patch Barracks Chapel with visiting Chaplains presiding.

February 11, 2016 ×
Overseas Tour Extension or OTEX process survey

Overseas Tour Extension or OTEX process survey

The U.S. Army Europe Inspector General’s Office needs your help!

February 11, 2016 ×
7 ways the new benefit reforms help families

7 ways the new benefit reforms help families

Maternity leave, paternity leave and child care services are just a few of the benefits that are expanding to strengthen the support of our current military families.

February 11, 2016 ×
Understanding the 2017 defense budget

Understanding the 2017 defense budget

It takes fiscal planning to field the best military on Earth. The defense budget is the place where this starts. Check it out.

February 10, 2016 ×
Going Green: Composting at home

Going Green: Composting at home

Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow.

February 10, 2016 ×
This January 2016, ASAP held multiple training sessions for the Stuttgart community to provide an opportunity for all to visualize their goals and gain skills to focus their desires with positivity. Supervisors, Civilian employees, Local Nationals, Contractors, Retirees, and even pets came out to join in on the training events.

ASAP training: EnVISION Success without the Stress

ASAP training vision board sessions open to the community.

February 10, 2016 ×