Archive for April, 2016

Stuttgart Fitness Centers update equipment, support deployed units

Stuttgart Fitness Centers update equipment, support deployed units

What happens to all the equipment that is removed from the fitness centers?

April 29, 2016 ×
German holidays in May

German holidays in May

Three German holidays are happening in May. Check for service closures.

April 29, 2016 ×
SAAF gate closed temporarily, now open

SAAF gate closed temporarily, now open

The SAAF front gate closed to all inbound and outbound traffic pending the results of an investigation, April 27.

April 27, 2016 ×
Third graders design and test board game strategy

Third graders design and test board game strategy

Stuttgart Elementary School third graders designed their own original games and strategy, testing their skills with other third graders April 25.

April 27, 2016 ×
Stuttgart among the best in community theater

Stuttgart among the best in community theater

Stuttgart Theater Center’s Stage Door performance had 14 nominations and walked away with four wins at the Topper Awards.

April 27, 2016 ×
Stuttgart volunteers of the year honored

Stuttgart volunteers of the year honored

All Stuttgart community volunteers were recognized for the 2015 year during the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, April 22 at the Patch Community Club.

April 27, 2016 ×
Water-smart landscape, plants tips

Water-smart landscape, plants tips

Tips to save water while maintaining a garden.

April 26, 2016 ×
10 ways to help kids conquer challenges of military life

10 ways to help kids conquer challenges of military life

These 10 tips, adapted from afterdeployment.org, may help you and your child adjust and thrive during military life changes.

April 23, 2016 ×
Barbecue and food safety tips

Barbecue and food safety tips

Health and safety practices for grilling meat and poultry.

April 22, 2016 ×
U.S. commissaries go green to achieve ‘net zero’ status

U.S. commissaries go green to achieve ‘net zero’ status

In 2015, DeCA stores recycled almost 1,920 tons of plastic, more than 60,000 tons of cardboard and over 108 tons of paper.

April 21, 2016 ×
Strip off your shoes at barefoot parks

Strip off your shoes at barefoot parks

Discover barefoot parks in the Stuttgart area and what they are all about.

April 21, 2016 ×
Stuttgart unit Voting Assistance Officers train to help you vote

Stuttgart unit Voting Assistance Officers train to help you vote

Voting Assistance Officers help fellow service members and their families in registering and requesting absentee ballots. Every unit has one.

April 20, 2016 ×
Signs of Autism: What is ASD, how is it diagnosed

Signs of Autism: What is ASD, how is it diagnosed

April is Autism Awareness Month. Learn the signs of Autism to watch for in your child and who to contact in Stuttgart for assistance.

April 20, 2016 ×
Parking in Germany: Who to call, how to dispute a ticket

Parking in Germany: Who to call, how to dispute a ticket

Germany has numerous rules drivers are expected to know when parking, violations can get your vehicle ticketed or towed.

April 20, 2016 ×
Sleeplessness is just one of several potential outcomes from the extended use of smartphones.

Effect of smartphones on vision and health of service members

Use of smartphones can cause sleeping and eye-related problems, and aggravate symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

April 19, 2016 ×