Archive for July, 2016

European reassurance initiative shifts to deterrence

European reassurance initiative shifts to deterrence

“we’ve found one thing as the threats have evolved in the security environment, and that is we’re stronger together.”

July 15, 2016 ×
Exchange focuses on making lives better in Stuttgart

Exchange focuses on making lives better in Stuttgart

Did you know: For every dollar earned, historically 67 cents comes back to the military community?

July 14, 2016 ×
Explore Stuttgart’s ‘Bean Quarter’ during annual fest

Explore Stuttgart’s ‘Bean Quarter’ during annual fest

The name “Bohnenviertel,” or Bean Quarter, originates in the fact that most of its residents grew pole beans and vegetables in their gardens to feed their families.

July 14, 2016 ×
Safety and security for U.S. youth traveling abroad

Safety and security for U.S. youth traveling abroad

Before you go, and during your stay. “Act Smart. Be Safe.” An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

July 14, 2016 ×
Shopping the Exchange pays $237 million in dividends

Shopping the Exchange pays $237 million in dividends

“When service members shop or dine at the Exchange, they are investing in their own communities.”

July 14, 2016 ×
U.S., Portugal conclude Exercise Orion 16

U.S., Portugal conclude Exercise Orion 16

Exercises like Orion, allow Marines the opportunity to work with foreign militaries, providing invaluable experience for real life scenarios.

July 14, 2016 ×
Sustainable tourism in the Alpine region of Germany

Sustainable tourism in the Alpine region of Germany

Germany is placing particular focus on greening the economy in the region, including from a tourism perspective.

July 14, 2016 ×
Tips to end numbness, reconnect with your emotions

Tips to end numbness, reconnect with your emotions

Stuttgart’s Family Advocacy Program hosts free classes available to all ID cardholders.

July 13, 2016 ×
Kelley Barracks Express gas, fuel pumps back open

Kelley Barracks Express gas, fuel pumps back open

Due to mechanical failure, Kelley Barracks Express fuel pumps are now open.

July 13, 2016 ×
Col. Andrew S. McClelland receives the colors from the
Defense Information Systems Agency- Europe Director, Lt. Gen. Alan R. Lynn,
during a change of command ceremony on Patch Barracks, July 8, 2016. McClelland
assumes command from Col. Jacqueline D. Brown. Photo by Master Sgt. Anthony O'Brien, DISA-Europe

McClelland assumes command of DISA Europe

DISA-Europe welcomes new commander, Col. Andrew S. McClelland during a change of command ceremony held July 8.

July 12, 2016 ×
Photo Credit: U.S. Army

Beware of common misfires with government travel charge card

Some of the most common pitfalls and misuses of the GTCC listed.

July 12, 2016 ×
Dependent ID cards necessary to fly

Dependent ID cards necessary to fly

Sponsor’s are always required to hold an ID card, in addition to their own, for any dependent age 10 or older.

July 12, 2016 ×
Garrison Commander taps first keg at local fest

Garrison Commander taps first keg at local fest

USAG Stuttgart Commander, Col. Glenn K. Dickenson tapped the keg to officially open the City Fest Böblingen at Pestalozzihof, July 9.

July 11, 2016 ×
1 / 2 Show Caption + Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion (attached to 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team for training), 28th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, move under the cover of smoke during Decisive Action Rotation 16-06 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif., May 16, 2016. The training focused on the 1-2 SBCT combating a near-peer enemy and smaller militant groups in a foreign country. Photo Credit: Spc. Kyle Edwards

Improving Army readiness for the 21st century

What changes to improve readiness should be at the top of the Army’s list?

July 11, 2016 ×
1st BN 10th SFG Change of Command

1st BN 10th SFG Change of Command

The 1st Battalion 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) welcomed a new commander at Panzer Kaserne 1-10th parade field July 7.

July 8, 2016 ×