Features

Students, teachers and parents give a rousing sendoff to the column of buses leaving for the last time of the school year. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

“School’s out for summer!”

Garrison firefighters and Soldiers of the 554th Military Police Company gave students high-fives and a sustained round of applause during a last-day-of-school “clap-out” at Stuttgart Elementary and High Schools, June 14.

June 15, 2018 ×
Lily, daughter Army Sgt. James Newby, grins as she poses for portraits with her father's uniform items, March 18, 2015 on Fort Meade, Maryland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Father’s Day is this Sunday

The American Father’s Day has an interesting history, springing forth from the same general idea as Mother’s Day.

June 15, 2018 ×
Photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Lock

Lighten your load of bitterness

Harboring anger, bitterness, and unforgiveness is like lugging a colossal ruck sack needlessly.

June 14, 2018 ×
RBES closes out year with state fair and field day

RBES closes out year with state fair and field day

Did you know the favorite jellybean of Minnesota is black licorice?

June 14, 2018 ×
SGAWC members and guests enjoy a pastry at the walk start point before beginning their Volksmarch. Photo by SGAWC

SGAWC wanders the trails of France

The Stuttgart German-American Wandering Club MADE a fantastic trip to Strasbourg and Barr, Alsace, France, May 5-6.  

June 12, 2018 ×
RBES students finish out school year on the go

RBES students finish out school year on the go

RBES students have a busy finish to the school year.

June 7, 2018 ×
Runners young and old take the Cobblestone Classic challenge

Runners young and old take the Cobblestone Classic challenge

Although the weather forecast called for thunder storms at race time, nearly 250 community members showed up for the start of the 15th Annual Cobblestone Classic, June 2.

June 5, 2018 ×
A letter to incoming SHS Seniors

A letter to incoming SHS Seniors

Read a letter to upcoming seniors full of advice and words of wisdom from graduating senior Hannah Rhoden.

June 4, 2018 ×
8 favorite experiences living in Stuttgart

8 favorite experiences living in Stuttgart

Here are my top favorite places in Stuttgart that everyone should check out, at least once!

May 24, 2018 ×
Military spouses decorate "slumping bottles," glass that has been reshaped, during Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 12. Photo by Larry Reilly, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Creative crafting highlights Military Spouse Appreciation Day

More than 200 community members challenged their creative minds to produce works of art during the Military Spouse Appreciation Day workshop at the Patch Community Club, May 12.

May 23, 2018 ×
Motorcyclists take a scenic, soggy ‘Good Ride’

Motorcyclists take a scenic, soggy ‘Good Ride’

An intrepid band of 41 out of a hundred bikers registered for the “Good Ride Salutes USAG Stuttgart” motorcycle poker run defied the elements for a successful, safe, Sunday putt of about 100 miles, May 20.

May 23, 2018 ×
Patch Elementary ‘creative consultant mice’ retell fairy tales

Patch Elementary ‘creative consultant mice’ retell fairy tales

The Drama Club at Patch Elementary School recently put on their production of “The Fairy Tale Network,” a children’s play by John Woodard.

May 22, 2018 ×
“Pfingsten” or Pentecost 2018 in Germany 

“Pfingsten” or Pentecost 2018 in Germany 

In Germany, Pentecost is a high church holiday and is celebrated on two successive days. 

May 18, 2018 ×
Maibowl

Punch your way through May

“Maibowle,” or May punch, is a refreshing beverage to enjoy on mild afternoons and evenings with family and friends.

May 16, 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 ×