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 ×
Army life keeps veteran serving after retirement

Army life keeps veteran serving after retirement

This year, John Crosson celebrates 40 years of service to his country both in and out of uniform.

January 21, 2021 ×


I am because you are. And you are because I am. Each affects the other.

January 17, 2021 ×
An Army family from the Stuttgart Army Health Clinic joins U.S. Soldiers for the Army's 245th Birthday Run/March on Patch Barracks. (Photo by Rey Ramon, TSC Stuttgart)

2020: Year in Review

The year the world came together as people stayed apart.

January 8, 2021 ×
Courtesy graphic

What is the ‘but’ to quitting smoking?

Resources for kicking the habit are available at the Army Wellness Center on Patch Barracks.

January 4, 2021 ×