Archive for December, 2017

FAQ: How to apply for jobs at USAG Stuttgart

FAQ: How to apply for jobs at USAG Stuttgart

Where to go for jobs opportunities, internships for students and adults and where to volunteer.

December 28, 2017 ×
Fireworks will light up the sky over Patch Barracks as part of the USAG Stuttgart Independence Day celebration, July 4. Photo by Lance Cpl. Kimberlyn Adams, USMC

New Year’s fireworks safety, rules in Germany

Off-post, fireworks may only be fired from midnight Dec. 31 until Jan. 1. No fireworks are allowed on-post.

December 28, 2017 ×
DPW emergency service order may not be functioning properly

DPW emergency service order may not be functioning properly

The USAG Stuttgart Directorate of Public Works says that the recording for the emergency service order may not be functioning properly.

December 27, 2017 ×
Where to hit the slopes in Germany

Where to hit the slopes in Germany

Visit the many skiing venues in Baden-Württemberg.

December 21, 2017 ×
The snow begins to fall as a runner wearing a T-Rex costume, with an ugly sweater, keeps up a steady pace. photos by Larry Reilly, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Ugly sweaters, weather hit the Patch Barracks streets

Dozens of runners’ sporting ugly-looking sweaters hit the streets of Patch Barracks and ran into an ugly mixture of snow and rain during the annual Ugly Sweater Race, Dec. 16.

December 19, 2017 ×
RBES Dec 7, 2017 Courtesy of Janis Renninger

RBES students explore benchmarks in US history

RBES 4th and 5th grade gifted education students explored several U.S. benchmarks leading up to a final presentation to fellow students and teachers, Dec. 7.

December 19, 2017 ×
Wi-Fi is coming to Stuttgart fitness centers

Wi-Fi is coming to Stuttgart fitness centers

Wi-Fi is now installed in the Kelley Barracks Fitness Center, Patch and Panzer to follow in 2018.

December 19, 2017 ×
Kindergeld retroactive payment change in 2018

Kindergeld retroactive payment change in 2018

Request Kindergeld no later than Dec. 31, 2017 to apply to receive four years vs. six months payment.

December 19, 2017 ×
Sunsets occur early in Germany during the winter season, with short days of daylight. Courtesy Photo.

Winter Health Tip: Understand Vitamin D deficiency

The lack of sunlight can have harmful effects on the human body.

December 19, 2017 ×
PES Drama Club asks ‘What Could Go Wrong The Night Before Christmas?’

PES Drama Club asks ‘What Could Go Wrong The Night Before Christmas?’

Students of the Patch Elementary School Drama Club kicked off the holiday season with a production of “What Could Go Wrong The Night Before Christmas?”

December 18, 2017 ×
Tips to prepare parents, students for financing college

Tips to prepare parents, students for financing college

To become financially ready in college, information regarding the post 9/11 GI Bill, financial aid, scholarships, and grants are explained.

December 18, 2017 ×
52nd Signal Battalion remembers Günter Steiner

52nd Signal Battalion remembers Günter Steiner

Günter Steiner worked for the U.S. Army from Nov. 1, 1986 until his death on Dec. 2, 2017.

December 18, 2017 ×
Photo by Janis Renninger

RBES Drama Club transforms into snowflakes for holiday musical

More than 35 students worked together for two months to make costumes, a set, learn lines, and songs.

December 15, 2017 ×
College Scholarships available for Stuttgart students

College Scholarships available for Stuttgart students

Finances are a top reason why students don’t attend college after graduation. Learn about scholarship opportunities available.

December 15, 2017 ×
December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D Month) that focuses on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In accordance with the Uniform Code of Military Justice, servicemembers can be arrested for DUI even if their vehicles are parked. So drunk individuals can be charged if they have physical control of their vehicle, to include sitting in the driver's seat with the keys in their pocket. Courtesy Photo

Sobering facts about impaired driving in Germany

The legal blood-alcohol content limit in Germany is 0.05, and 0.03 for anyone involved in a vehicle accident.

December 15, 2017 ×