Archive for May, 2017

PCS Out: Know what’s banned from import to US

PCS Out: Know what’s banned from import to US

People scheduled to move to the States this summer should start preparing now by separating things that are banned.

May 15, 2017 ×
Mother’s Day or ‘Muttertag’ history in Germany

Mother’s Day or ‘Muttertag’ history in Germany

The second Sunday in May is dedicated to all mothers in the world.

May 12, 2017 ×
Col. Glenn K. Dickenson, commander, USAG Stuttgart, and Tawania Kovacs, director, ACS, hold a  big check illustrating the savings to the garrison in 2016 thanks to community volunteers. Photo by 1st Lt. Megan Black, 554th Military Police Company, 18th MP Brigade

Community recognizes top volunteers

Community members volunteered $1.7 million of their personal time to various community events, programs and services in 2016.

May 11, 2017 ×
Some family members vulnerable to measles outbreaks in Europe

Some family members vulnerable to measles outbreaks in Europe

Stuttgart Health Clinic Appointment Line DSN: 590-2900/civ. 06371-9464-2900.

May 11, 2017 ×
Earth Day is celebrated by a tree planting ceremony featuring Waldmeister Andreas Ganz and garrison commander Col. Glenn K. Dickenson at Patch Middle School, May 10, 2017. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Tree planted at Patch Middle School for Earth Day

6th graders at Patch Middle School, USAG Stuttgart, planted an apple tree on the campus as part of the school’s Earth Day activities.

May 10, 2017 ×
Military education DANTES now available on mobile devices

Military education DANTES now available on mobile devices

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support, or DANTES, is proud to announce the new “MyVolEdPath” mobile app.

May 9, 2017 ×
USAG Stuttgart receives Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence

USAG Stuttgart receives Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart was named one of five recipients, and the only overseas installation awarded.

May 9, 2017 ×
Stuttgart launches garrison workforce Civilian Fitness Program

Stuttgart launches garrison workforce Civilian Fitness Program

Garrison workforce full-time civilian employees can now sign up for the Civilian Fitness Program.

May 8, 2017 ×
Red Gravensteiner apples found on-post at Robinson Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart. Photo by USAG Stuttgart DPW Environmental

Regional fruit trees preserved by USAG Stuttgart DPW

An informational sign depicting the growing tree and fruit type descriptions was installed in March on Robinson Barracks at the orchard.

May 8, 2017 ×
A buffet breakfast is ready to enjoy at the Swabian Special Events Center, Patch Barracks, , May 4, 2017, during the garrison's National Prayer Breakfast. The breakfast was complimentary with advance tickets. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Multiple faiths represented at garrison’s National Prayer Breakfast

Service members and civilians from all branches gathered for the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s National Prayer Breakfast, May 4, at the Swabian Special Events Center (SSEC), Patch Barracks.

May 5, 2017 ×
Skin Cancer Awareness: Early detection is key

Skin Cancer Awareness: Early detection is key

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Raise awareness and help people take action to prevent or detect it.

May 3, 2017 ×
Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, Commanding General U.S. Army Europe, presents the cast and crew of U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Stuttgart Theatre Center's production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" the award for Best Play at the 2017 Toppers, April 29 at the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center. Photo Credit: Jacob Corbin

Stuttgart Theater Center among top winners at 2017 Toppers

The evening’s top winners included USAG Stuttgart’s Stuttgart Theater Center with nine Toppers.

May 3, 2017 ×
Everitt Harvey sits in the USAG Stuttgart Fire Department’s fire truck outside Patch Barracks Fitness Center during the spring MOMC festival, April 29.

Spring Fest celebrates Stuttgart’s military kids

During Month of the Military Child in April, the Stuttgart community celebrates kids with activities all month long concluding with Spring Fest.

May 2, 2017 ×
Germany’s Youth Protection Act ‘Jugendschutzgesetz’

Germany’s Youth Protection Act ‘Jugendschutzgesetz’

All persons living in Germany must comply with these rules for parents, guardians and youth.

May 2, 2017 ×
As the sun sets, it shines on the white rocks that adorn the graves at the Holocaust Memorial located at the main gate of the Stuttgart Army Airfield. Photo by Larry Reilly

Stuttgart community embraces National Holocaust Observance week

The Stuttgart Military Community recognized National Holocaust Observance week, April 23-30 with events at SAAF and on Kelley Barracks.

May 2, 2017 ×