Archive for May, 2018

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Panzer Main Exchange to host ‘Healthy Lifestyle Festival’

Celebrate with the AAFES/DeCA Healthy Lifestyle Festival, June 1.

May 15, 2018 ×
RBES 5th graders visit WW2 sites

RBES 5th graders visit WW2 sites

RBES 5th grader explore World War II history in Esslingen.

May 15, 2018 ×
Game, set, match as kids attend tennis camp

Game, set, match as kids attend tennis camp

Students taught students as future tennis stars learned about the sport at a tennis camp held at Stuttgart High School, April 22.

May 14, 2018 ×
This new lactation pod is located in Bldg. 2304, Patch Barracks. Photo provided by Jennifer Smartt, DIA

New Patch Barracks’ lactation ‘pod’ supports working moms

Working hand-in-hand with USAG Stuttgart and U.S. European Command, the Defense Intelligence Agency on Patch Barracks recently established a lactation suite to support nursing, working mothers.

May 10, 2018 ×
What to do if you have a fender bender in Germany

What to do if you have a fender bender in Germany

  By Nadine Bower USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs It happens so fast. Your bumper scrapes another car while you are trying to fit your American-sized vehicle into a tiny German parking spot. What next? Do you act like nothing happened, because you’re sure that nobody saw it, or do you…

May 10, 2018 ×
SHARP Unit Victim Advocate Training comes to Stuttgart

SHARP Unit Victim Advocate Training comes to Stuttgart

Unit commanders identify possible victim advocates to attend SHARP trainings, June 4-15, 2018 on Panzer Kaserne.

May 9, 2018 ×
Stuttgart volunteers offered a ‘stampede’ of service in 2017

Stuttgart volunteers offered a ‘stampede’ of service in 2017

613 registered volunteers performed 67,988 hours of service in 2017, a cost savings of almost $1.7 million for the garrison.

May 9, 2018 ×
USAG Stuttgart fire trucks on the move. Photo courtesy of USAG Stuttgart  Fire Department

German, American first-responders discuss protocol, procedures of emergency situation

German and American first responders recently participated in a seminar at Patch Barracks to discuss procedures when responding to emergency situations on the U.S. installations in Stuttgart.

May 9, 2018 ×
Girl Scouts of Troop 514 visit the memorial to 49 Sailors and Marines killed in an accident in Barcelona harbor on Jan. 17, 1977. Photo by Girl Scout Troop 514 leader Erin Shannon Miller

Stuttgart Girl Scouts create “Braving Barcelona” patch

Braving Barcelona encourages you to try local foods, such as paella and manchego cheese, and learn more about the history and symbols of Spain’s second largest city.

May 8, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: Everyone should have a will … just in case

Ask a JAG: Everyone should have a will … just in case

Q:  My first sergeant told me I need to get a will before I deploy, but I don’t know why I would need one.

May 8, 2018 ×
Dr. (Capt.) Azfar Syed, Patch Clinic, discusses a routine colorectal cancer screening with patient Constance. The anxiety before a screening is worse than the actual event. Photo by Staff Sgt. Diana Anderson, U.S. Army Health Clinic

May is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and the second leading cause of death from cancer.

May 7, 2018 ×
MSF rider coach Stefan “Gogo” Bockisch demonstrates an optional one-handed control maneuver after circling the range through two sets of differently spaced cones, April 18.

BRC rides the range for safety at SAAF

There’s much more to commuting on two or three wheels than simply jumping into the saddle and turning the key.

May 7, 2018 ×
A backhoe is stationed in front of RB family housing Bldg. 184 in preparation for digging. Bldg. 184 is one of the housing units that will see complete renovation. Photo by Holly DeCarlo-White

Heating system upgrades, solar panel installation, family housing renovations highlight RB construction in 2018/19

During the next couple of years, numerous family housing units on Robinson Barracks will receive some minor repairs or be completely renovated, and many other housing units will be fitted with solar panels.

May 7, 2018 ×
Luci Parden, above her competitors, takes first place in the 2016 U.S. Open Championships. Photo by Cheri Parden

Local dancer 1st place in worldwide competition

Patch Middle School 8th grader Luci Caralyne Parden took first place for dancers under age 14 at the 2018 World Irish Dance Association (WIDA) World Championship Competition in Maastricht, The Netherlands, April 6.

May 4, 2018 ×
USO center operations specialist Elise Dominiak makes grilled cheese sandwiches for Marines in celebration of National Grilled Cheese Day, April 12, served with homemade tomato soup, chips and dessert. This is one of the many fun ways the Stuttgart USO Center brightens the lives of community residents. Photo by Heather Martin, Stuttgart USO Center

Stuttgart USO offers free programs for single and unaccompanied service members

The “Stepping Out” program is a series of trips for enlisted single and unaccompanied service members ranks E-7 and below.

May 4, 2018 ×