Archive for January, 2018

Stuttgart dominates at Prague MUN Conference

Stuttgart dominates at Prague MUN Conference

Twenty two stuttgart Model united nations delegates travel to Prague for debating and a bit of history.

January 31, 2018 ×
Families experience new activities at RB fitness night

Families experience new activities at RB fitness night

Stuttgart military community families with children of all ages were invited to Family Fitness Night at RB.

January 31, 2018 ×
Patch Main Gate Traffic Pattern Update

Patch Main Gate Traffic Pattern Update

All lanes are operational at the Main Gate, however, drivers must SLOW DOWN while passing through the barrier.

January 31, 2018 ×
Is ‘vaping’ safer than cigarettes? Here are the on-post regulations

Is ‘vaping’ safer than cigarettes? Here are the on-post regulations

Safer ≠ safe when it comes to e-cigarettes, hookah and other vapor methods.

January 30, 2018 ×
Photos by James Lloyd

PMS students go go head-to-head in National Spelling Bee

Patch Middle School’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) hosted the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, Jan. 18.

January 29, 2018 ×
“Fasnetsküchle,” or deep-fried yeast pastry, is traditionally served during the Swabian- Alemannic “Fasnet” in Baden-Württemberg. Photo by U. Kurz Tübingen.

German Recipe: Fasnetsküchle for Fasching

Don’t miss out on tasting or trying to bake at home, this local treat during Fasching.

January 25, 2018 ×
Emergency financial relief is available during shutdown

Emergency financial relief is available during shutdown

To speak with an AER representative in Stuttgart, contact ACS, Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at DSN: 431-3362/civ. 07031-15-3362.

January 22, 2018 ×
Patch Middle School student wins local school National Geographic Bee

Patch Middle School student wins local school National Geographic Bee

The 8th grader also moves one step closer to a $50,000 college scholarship.

January 19, 2018 ×
Embedded Behavioral Health Team Lead for the 1st Brigade Combat Team, Bradley Singer meets with Staff Sgt. Michael Wesner, 10th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division during a behavioral health counseling session. Photo by Zach Rehnstrom

Behavioral Health opens services to Active Duty family members, adds therapists

AD family members can now see Behavioral Health professionals in Stuttgart. A marriage and family therapist and child therapist are also new to the team, available for appointments.

January 16, 2018 ×
Understanding the Consular Travel Advisory System

Understanding the Consular Travel Advisory System

Travel Warnings, Emergency Messages etc. are being reformatted and simplified. See how…

January 16, 2018 ×
What is the Voting Assistance Program, important 2018 dates

What is the Voting Assistance Program, important 2018 dates

This year, states must send absentee ballots to voters who have requested them by September 22, 2018. 

January 16, 2018 ×
USO Stuttgart brings ‘Merry Magic’ to recognize outstanding community members

USO Stuttgart brings ‘Merry Magic’ to recognize outstanding community members

USO Stuttgart celebrated some of our outstanding community members’ contributions in this year’s Merry Magic program.

January 12, 2018 ×
The traditional Mutschel was invented in the 13th century in Reutlingen. The yeast dough cake looks like an eight-pointed star with a raised center held together with a braided wreath. Photo courtesy of Stadt Reutlingen

“Mutschel Day” in Reutlingen

Indulge in a traditional “Mutschel” pastry, invented in the 13th century in Reutlingen.

January 11, 2018 ×
Where to learn German language in Stuttgart

Where to learn German language in Stuttgart

If start to panic when a German waiter or waitress approaches you, it may be time to consider taking a German language course.

January 11, 2018 ×
2017: The Year in Review

2017: The Year in Review

The past year was busier than the year before, a trend that will continue in an age of less resources and an equal-to-or-greater-than ratio of work.

January 10, 2018 ×