COVID-19

Local news translated, May 12

Local news translated, May 12

Local news translated by USAG Stuttgart

May 12, 2020 ×
COVID-19 has put essential services employees on the frontline in such places as the Express on Patch. Photo by Rick Scavetta.

Frontline workers essential to COVID-19 fight

Staff, augmented by service members, volunteers and emergency hires, have not missed a beat.

May 12, 2020 ×
Photo by Jason Johnston, TSC Stuttgart 
Susan Triesch, local volunteer and member of the USAG Stuttgart community, donates her time to assist in stocking shelves at the Panzer Kaserne Commissary as part of an effort to maintain fully stocked grocery stores during this time of the coronavirus pandemic.

Commissary workers and volunteers on the front line

Since COVID-19 started, the base commissaries have seen a 50 to 80 percent increase in business and high-demand items.

May 12, 2020 ×
Local news translated, May 11

Local news translated, May 11

Local news translated by USAG Stuttgart

May 11, 2020 ×
Nine-year-old Marco prepares artwork intended for senior citizens' homes in the greater Sindelfingen area

“Giving Joy to Seniors” effort seeks youthful participation

A new initiative looks to bring children’s artwork into assisted living and nursing homes in greater Sindelfingen.

May 11, 2020 ×
During training in Louisiana, Capt. Hank Mauterer came across a Soldier who made the most of a tough situation, a lesson that remained with him. Photo courtesy of Capt. Mauterer.

Tough times, really ain’t that bad

During training in Louisiana, Capt. Hank Mauterer came across a Soldier who made the most of a tough situation, a lesson that remained with him.

May 10, 2020 ×
Marine Sgt. Dakota James Heninger, from Marine Forces Europe and Africa, checks a community member’s identification at the Exchange on Panzer Kaserne. Photo by Rick Scavetta, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart.

Plans in place for additional on-post service reopenings

Stuttgart community members can expect an increasing number of on-post services to reopen in the near term, with plans being developed to allow for the safe reopening of additional services.

May 8, 2020 ×
Irina Hodges, a commissary teller, scans a customer's purchased products at Patch Barracks’ commissary, April 26, 2020. Hodges has consistently worked extra hours to help keep the crucial commissary benefit open to the military community, retirees and civilians at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)

General Order 1B released — and explained

A new General Order is in effect for the Stuttgart community as of May 8, reflecting changed circumstances and local regulations.

May 8, 2020 ×
Local news translated, May 7

Local news translated, May 7

Local news translated by USAG Stuttgart

May 7, 2020 ×
Local news translated, May 6

Local news translated, May 6

Local (German) COVID-19 News Translation courtesy of the USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Team May 6, 2020  Daily Host Nation Stories for May 6, 2020 Kekulé labels government schemes as “highly dangerous”  Virologist Alexander Kekulé warns in a special guest article in “Die Zeit” that the restrictions should be eased periodically…

May 6, 2020 ×
Local news translated, May 5

Local news translated, May 5

Local (German) COVID-19 News Translation courtesy of the USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Team May 5, 2020  Gamechanger from the US military? Corona test detects infected people before they become contagious A new test developed by a US military research department is designed to identify corona patients before the first symptoms…

May 5, 2020 ×
Community Member Kara Mason checks out her purchases from Krystina Munoz, floor manager of Patch arts and crafts center.

Patch Library and Arts & Crafts back in the fight against boredom

Story by Paul Hughes USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Patch Library You’ve watched everything on your streaming service, read every book in your bookcase and played every game in your sideboard. Well here’s some good news for you. As of May 5, the library becomes another lifeline, in the battle against…

May 5, 2020 ×
Local news translated, May 4

Local news translated, May 4

Local (German) COVID-19 News Translation courtesy of the USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Team May 4, 2020  Daily Host Nation Stories   Polizei checked more than 222,000 people, March 23—April 29 Strict corona restrictions were violated more than 21,500 times in Baden-Württemberg. The Polizei checked more than 222,000 people and inspected 37,500…

May 4, 2020 ×
Library technician Ryan O’Neill checks in books and other materials for sorting and shelving at the Patch Library front desk.

Some MWR services reopen, CMR hours adjust

Check out the latest service updates from on-post services

May 2, 2020 ×
The Panzer Exchange, March 19, 2019. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Panzer Main Exchange introduces curbside pickup program

High-risk individuals, single caretakers, and others with difficulty shopping for themselves and their families (plus those with urgent needs) now have a new option for shopping at the PX.

May 2, 2020 ×