Archive for October, 2017

New Patch Elementary School Project Construction

New Patch Elementary School Project Construction

The new Patch Elementary School demolition and construction project is scheduled to begin the week of Nov. 6.

October 31, 2017 ×
Astronaut/Kennedy Space Center director visits Stuttgart schools

Astronaut/Kennedy Space Center director visits Stuttgart schools

Kindergartners and other students in the Stuttgart military community schools got an out-of-this-world experience, Oct. 24-26, when they were visited by a senior NASA official and astronaut. But for one 6-year old Patch Elementary School kindergartner, he was Grandpa Bob.

October 30, 2017 ×
FMWR brings tour services back to Stuttgart

FMWR brings tour services back to Stuttgart

The MWR Tour Office is now open to help community members plan the perfect tour during their stay in the Stuttgart military community, whether it is a tour on a holiday or a personalized group tour.

October 30, 2017 ×
Community members score good health on bowling lanes

Community members score good health on bowling lanes

“There is no better way to help recognize a tough topic like domestic violence than to provide a friendly and fun event where families can eat, play and strengthen their bond.”

October 27, 2017 ×
Mary “Tweedy” Knef talks about the many aspects of FMWR and offers retirees some useful bling during RAD 2017, Oct. 19. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Retirees appreciated, supported at garrison’s 10th annual RAD

In a strong show of support to a “purple” joint service community of retirees in the Stuttgart area, about two hundred participants used services and garnered information at the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s 10th annual Retiree Appreciation Day, Oct. 19.

October 27, 2017 ×
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Spread the word, make a difference

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Spread the word, make a difference

About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.

October 24, 2017 ×
The photo depicts a scoreboard announcing fine dust alert in Stuttgart at Heilbronner Strasse.  According to the city of Stuttgart, the fine dust season is now set between Oct. 15 and April 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of city of Stuttgart/LeifPiechowski.

Fine Dust Alerts: Fine dust season now set Oct 15 to April 15

Fine dust alerts are issued by the city when the “Deutscher Wetterdienst,” or German Weather Service, predicts lowered movement of air on two successive days.

October 23, 2017 ×
Commissaries now accepting Military Star Cards

Commissaries now accepting Military Star Cards

The Exchange Credit Program expanded the Military Star Card for use in all commissaries in Stuttgart.

October 23, 2017 ×
SHS Model UN students selected for PRAMUN Conference

SHS Model UN students selected for PRAMUN Conference

Stuttgart High School students debate on terrorism to select students to attend a conference in Prague.

October 20, 2017 ×
SCSC Welfare Grants Available

SCSC Welfare Grants Available

Stuttgart military community organizations may apply for project funding.

October 18, 2017 ×
SHS pep rally starts off homecoming weekend, football team winning streak

SHS pep rally starts off homecoming weekend, football team winning streak

To start off homecoming weekend, Stuttgart High School hosted a fall pep rally featuring a series of events where classes went against each other in friendly competition.

October 18, 2017 ×
Breast Cancer: Know the risks, early detection

Breast Cancer: Know the risks, early detection

Your family history and your lifestyle are important risk factors, among others to consider and share with your doctor.

October 17, 2017 ×
The salute to the U.S. flag display, built at the Patch Commissary by VFW Post 10810 in honor of Veteran's Day, will be in the store through Nov. 12. Photo by Holly DeCarlo-White

Stuttgart VFW honors veterans in saluting display

A figure of a Soldier saluting behind an American flag can be recognized at the entrance of the Patch Barracks Commissary through Nov. 12.

October 17, 2017 ×
An apple a day.

RBES students explore apples, firetruck

All of the students have apples for the teacher.

October 16, 2017 ×
Stay visible with reflective belt, clothing

Stay visible with reflective belt, clothing

Wear a reflective outer garments and/or equipment during hours of limited visibility, and no headphones. Read the regs.

October 16, 2017 ×