More than 120 wounded warriors from Spain, Latvia, Georgia, Estonia, Germany, Norway and the U.S., along with hundreds of supporters, participate in a community bike ride northwest of Kaisers-lautern Aug. 10. The ride was the culmination of the third annual Wounded Warrior Project-hosted Soldier Ride Germany held Aug. 8-10. The…
Story & photo by Susan Grady
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs
Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, visited U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart June 26 during a five-day tour of Army installations in Germany.
The last time the Patch High School men’s basketball team won a European
championship, Panthers starting small forward John Robinson hadn’t even
Patch High School senior Isaac McIlvene pins his opponent during the
Department of Defense Dependents Schools Eastern Sectional wresting
tournament held Feb. 9 in the PHS gym. McIlvene, undefeated for the
season, took first in the 126-pound class.
Despite a disappointing loss against Wiesbaden in the semifinals last
year, the Patch High School football team has high hopes for bringing
home the 2012 Division I crown.
The opportunity to compete in the 2012 Paralympic Games and to represent
the United States in front of huge crowds has been a humbling
experience, according to U.S. Paralympic swimmer Navy Lt. Bradley
Snyder. Snyder spoke during a news conference in London Sept. 5, two
days before the one-year anniversary of losing his sight in Afghanistan.
Thirty-four competitors flexed with poise during the fifth annual U.S.
Army Garrison Stuttgart European Bodybuilding and Figure Championship
Aug. 25, persuasively engaging one glistening deltoid at a time for an
appreciative sold-out audience. “A lot of people really admire the
hard work, dedication and discipline these performers put in the gym and
toward their bodies,” said Marie Smith, a dedicated crossfit athlete
who brought her young sons to watch the evening show at the Patch
The Patch High School wrestling team, the reigning Department of Defense Dependents Schools Division I European champions, hosted its first match of the season Dec. 3. Ramstein, with 252.5 points, out-scored Patch (235), Heidelberg (146), Black Forest Academy (75) and Schweinfurt (9). Leading the Panthers were individual division winners’ Isaac McIlvene, 120 pounds; Jaden Fields, 132 pounds; Jaden Wilstead, 152 pounds; Robert Mannier, 182 pounds; and Albert Suarez, 195 pounds.
Kingston Davis has big dreams, a big frame for his age, and now because
of his hard work and dedication, a big stage to show off his talent.
The ball careened off the basketball backboard, hit the fire alarm then
boomeranged toward the bleachers, where it ricocheted off the boards,
spinning toward the opposite end of the Panzer gym. Goal!
Make A Difference Day, is the largest day of volunteering in the U.S., with millions of people on a single day helping to change the world.
Youth tackle football kicked off its second season in U.S. Army Garrison
Stuttgart with 74 participants, about 32 more players than last season.
In its inaugural season, USAG Stuttgart Child, Youth and School Services
fielded a bantam team for 9- to 11-year-olds and a junior team for 12-
to 14- year-olds. This year, the program boasts one bantam and two
The Stuttgart Piranhas swim team has kicked off another season of
competition in the European Forces Swim League. Coaches and team
members look forward to defending their Rheinland Divisional
championship title, improving their times and having fun.