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SHS Seniors continue family legacy of military service

SHS Seniors continue family legacy of military service

By Geoffrey Morris Stuttgart Citizen Volunteer Throughout April, the sacrifices of military children are recognized and celebrated as a part of the Month of the Military Child. The “Military Brats” of Stuttgart High School wear their nickname with pride. Some of them so much so, that they intend to follow…

April 26, 2021 ×
A reusable take-out meal kit prepared by Mandy Freds. Courtesy photo.

COVID-19 and our environment

COVID-19 is impacting more than just our health. The environmental impact of take-out containers and discarded masks is climbing.

March 31, 2021 ×
Pictured here is the Exchange and Commissary compound at Cholon, South Vietnam, in 1966. There were other commissaries in Saigon, Newport, Long Binh and near Tan Son Nhut Air Base. (DeCA archives)

DELIVERING IN A WAR ZONE: U.S. commissaries in South Vietnam supported troops, families, government civilians, contractors

DeCA takes a look back while honoring Vietnam Veterans

March 29, 2021 ×
The legacy of Tweedy

The legacy of Tweedy

By Geoffrey Morris Stuttgart Citizen volunteer In a Navy housing unit in Mississippi, a young Mary Knef used to roam around whistling and singing ‘like a bird’ her mom used to say. Her musical habits earned her the moniker: “Tweedy”.  As a child of a Sailor, Tweedy moved around more…

March 27, 2021 ×
American Red Cross volunteer and nurse practitioner, Hope Zack, fills a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the theater on Patch Barracks. Photo by Becca Castellano.

American Red Cross to the rescue

ARC volunteers are stepping forward in the fight against COVID-19.

March 23, 2021 ×
An art installation in the central Ehningen Markplatz, looks towards the Marienkirche clock. The square also contains an Apotheke, Ice cream store and Pizza restaurant.

Cultural Immersion: Life off post

This is the first part of a three-part series that takes a look at what it’s like to live off-post, on-post and in the barracks at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart.

March 20, 2021 ×
Virtual events fill void during lockdown

Virtual events fill void during lockdown

Local attractions develop new ways to stay connected during lockdown

March 14, 2021 ×
Space Force Capt. Santiago Duque-Ayala posed for a photo after being inducted into Space Force in Stuttgart, Germany, Feb. 19. Photo illustration by Cpt. Timothy Vaughan, SOCAFRICA PAO.

USAF Officer first SOCAFRICA member to be inducted into Space Force

Duque-Ayala is now back home in Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, where he is finishing up his former position as a program manager. Upon completion of that assignment, he will transition to his new role as a Space Force acquisition officer.

March 11, 2021 ×
The 434th Field Artillery Brigade Class 64-20, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 79th Field Artillery Regiment, became the first graduating class nationwide to wear the "new" Army Greens service uniforms Nov. 16. (Photo courtesy of Fort Sill)

Fashion vs. Practicality: The evolution of the female uniform

Women’s roles continue to evolve in the U.S. Military. So do their uniforms.

March 9, 2021 ×
Dr. Barbara Roper, a clinical pharmacist at Army Health Clinic Stuttgart, holds her COVID-19 vaccination record card after receiving her first vaccine on Dec. 31, 2020. Photo by Becca Castellano.

Immunizing the herd

“I really, truly believe in it,” she said. “30,000 people received the vaccine in the trials, that’s a lot of people. So, if you look at the number of people that had a very negative outcome, it was not large.”

February 20, 2021 ×
Marine Sgt.Margarita Valenzuela participates in a ruck march on Panzer Kaserne LTA. November 2020. Photo by Rey Ramon - TSC Stuttgart

Defeat covid blues with a healthier mind and body

Despite global conditions that limit what we can do, we can choose to make positive changes in our lives,

February 18, 2021 ×
Volunteer finds joy in serving others

Volunteer finds joy in serving others

Arlene Ambelang volunteers her time at the Panzer Chapel.

January 27, 2021 ×
What to do in case of inclement weather

What to do in case of inclement weather

What are the road conditions? Are schools open? Are services delayed?

January 26, 2021 ×
Photo by Geoffrey Morris, USAG Stuttgart Stuttgart High School Senior, Becky Rhoden, left, helps students brainstorm in Mrs. Shana Blankenship's yearbook class where she works as a teacher's aide.

Practicum program provides students supplementary skills

Stuttgart High School students gain work experience prior to graduating through the Career Practicum Program.

January 25, 2021 ×
Legacy of a lifetime: Citizen cover photo captures veteran’s essence, marks his grave

Legacy of a lifetime: Citizen cover photo captures veteran’s essence, marks his grave

On May 30, 2005, Citizen editor Hugh C. McBride snapped a photo of Haywood Donerson saluting during a Memorial Day service at Patch Barracks.

January 22, 2021 ×