Archive for March, 2018

Exchange honors Vietnam Veterans with commemorative pins

Exchange honors Vietnam Veterans with commemorative pins

The Panzer Main Exchange will honor all who served during the Vietnam War with free commemorative lapel pins marking the war’s 50th anniversary.

March 29, 2018 ×
History of Easter and colored eggs, German Customs

History of Easter and colored eggs, German Customs

The egg is one of the oldest and most universal symbols of rebirth and new life, a widely used token for spring, dating back nearly five thousand years.

March 29, 2018 ×
Spc. Joe Cordaro, 108th Military Police Company, practices coming to a stop while swerving at the last minute to the right simulating avoiding an obstacle during the Police Motorcycle Operator Safety Course July 28 at Simmons Army Air Field. 
photo by Eve Meinhardt/Paraglide

USAG Stuttgart’s Motorcycle Safety Course

Motorcycle training courses are available for registration for all active duty personnel. Civilian and family member training available too.

March 29, 2018 ×
April in Germany from Fools’ Day to Walpurgis Night

April in Germany from Fools’ Day to Walpurgis Night

“April does just what it likes” (April, April, macht was er will).

March 29, 2018 ×
AFAP stands for ‘All-Services’ and civilians in Stuttgart

AFAP stands for ‘All-Services’ and civilians in Stuttgart

Bring quality-of-life issues to leadership for action in Stuttgart by submitting issues through AFAP, or the Knowledge Management Office.

March 27, 2018 ×
Barking up information: Options available for leaving pets behind

Barking up information: Options available for leaving pets behind

Having a pet is a beautiful experience but, can easily become stressful! Here are the details about leaving a pet behind, when necessary.

March 26, 2018 ×
SCSC serves the Stuttgart community

SCSC serves the Stuttgart community

The Stuttgart Community Spouses’ Club raises funds through its Thrift Store on Patch Barracks and its periodic Bazaars, and the SCSC Welfare Committee reviews individual grants that are submitted and donates funds accordingly.

March 23, 2018 ×
FAQ: Parking, tickets, boots on-post

FAQ: Parking, tickets, boots on-post

Frequently asked questions about parking on-post, answered by the Directorate of Emergency Services, Military Police.

March 23, 2018 ×
Youth summer job opportunities through Workforce Preparation Program

Youth summer job opportunities through Workforce Preparation Program

Youth can apply for the Workforce Preparation Program summer semester in April.

March 22, 2018 ×
Spring Equinox: spring arrival in snow

Spring Equinox: spring arrival in snow

With the equinox, start to enjoy the increasing daylight hours, the earlier dawns and later dusks, and perhaps even some sunshine in between the cold.

March 20, 2018 ×
Germany imposes a Value-Added Tax, or VAT, of either 19 percent or a reduced rate of 7 percent on most purchased items and services. This tax is similar to a sales tax in the U.S. but it is generally already added into the price. You can avoid this extra cost with a tax relief form, often called a VAT form, from you garrison's VAT office. (Photo Courtesy of Pixabay

VAT form do’s and don’ts

For more in-depth information on the VAT program, to include regulatory requirements and restrictions, visit the USAG Stuttgart VAT office on Panzer Kaserne.

March 20, 2018 ×
Vehicle Appointments available online using Email Certificate

Vehicle Appointments available online using Email Certificate

The key to access the page is always to ensure the email certificate is selected in order to avoid an access error.

March 20, 2018 ×
Runners celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with 5ks of foggy green

Runners celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with 5ks of foggy green

Participants of the Shamrock 5k enjoyed a crisp, foggy morning St. Pat’s Day jaunt on Panzer Kaserne, March 17. 

March 19, 2018 ×
Touring the Emerald Isle by planes, trains, automobiles and boats

Touring the Emerald Isle by planes, trains, automobiles and boats

No matter how you get there, Ireland is a worthwhile visit during your tour in Germany.

March 16, 2018 ×
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Hatch Act: Rules DoD employees should know regarding politics

Personnel must abide by the rules and regulations governing the dos and don’ts of posting online. The Hatch Act prohibits federal employees from engaging in political activity while on duty or in a federal room or building.

March 15, 2018 ×