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“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 ×
Game, set, match as kids attend tennis camp

Game, set, match as kids attend tennis camp

Students taught students as future tennis stars learned about the sport at a tennis camp held at Stuttgart High School, April 22.

May 14, 2018 ×
What to do if you have a fender bender in Germany

What to do if you have a fender bender in Germany

  By Nadine Bower USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs It happens so fast. Your bumper scrapes another car while you are trying to fit your American-sized vehicle into a tiny German parking spot. What next? Do you act like nothing happened, because you’re sure that nobody saw it, or do you…

May 10, 2018 ×
Girl Scouts of Troop 514 visit the memorial to 49 Sailors and Marines killed in an accident in Barcelona harbor on Jan. 17, 1977. Photo by Girl Scout Troop 514 leader Erin Shannon Miller

Stuttgart Girl Scouts create “Braving Barcelona” patch

Braving Barcelona encourages you to try local foods, such as paella and manchego cheese, and learn more about the history and symbols of Spain’s second largest city.

May 8, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: Everyone should have a will … just in case

Ask a JAG: Everyone should have a will … just in case

Q:  My first sergeant told me I need to get a will before I deploy, but I don’t know why I would need one.

May 8, 2018 ×
Dr. (Capt.) Azfar Syed, Patch Clinic, discusses a routine colorectal cancer screening with patient Constance. The anxiety before a screening is worse than the actual event. Photo by Staff Sgt. Diana Anderson, U.S. Army Health Clinic

May is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and the second leading cause of death from cancer.

May 7, 2018 ×
Luci Parden, above her competitors, takes first place in the 2016 U.S. Open Championships. Photo by Cheri Parden

Local dancer 1st place in worldwide competition

Patch Middle School 8th grader Luci Caralyne Parden took first place for dancers under age 14 at the 2018 World Irish Dance Association (WIDA) World Championship Competition in Maastricht, The Netherlands, April 6.

May 4, 2018 ×
USO center operations specialist Elise Dominiak makes grilled cheese sandwiches for Marines in celebration of National Grilled Cheese Day, April 12, served with homemade tomato soup, chips and dessert. This is one of the many fun ways the Stuttgart USO Center brightens the lives of community residents. Photo by Heather Martin, Stuttgart USO Center

Stuttgart USO offers free programs for single and unaccompanied service members

The “Stepping Out” program is a series of trips for enlisted single and unaccompanied service members ranks E-7 and below.

May 4, 2018 ×
Stuttgart Theatre Center offers ‘shrewd’ take on Shakespearean classic

Stuttgart Theatre Center offers ‘shrewd’ take on Shakespearean classic

A strong and well-cast company all delivered solid performances as the Stuttgart Theatre Center took on the year’s most complex show.

May 3, 2018 ×
ACS, CYS and sponsors celebrate military kids at MOMC Spring Fest

ACS, CYS and sponsors celebrate military kids at MOMC Spring Fest

To cap a month of recognizing the challenges faced by military children, a Month of the Military Child Spring Fest was held for kids at the Patch Fitness Center, April 28. The fest was orchestrated by the USAG Stuttgart Army Community Service and assisted by a number of sponsors.

May 3, 2018 ×
Customs tips for your Germany home business

Customs tips for your Germany home business

So are you running a business? Do you need a German tax number or even a U.S. tax ID?

May 3, 2018 ×
Military Child Monday: Military children can grow everywhere

Military Child Monday: Military children can grow everywhere

Enjoy essays and art from military youth every Monday!

April 30, 2018 ×
People that are shipping their vehicle need to clean out the engine compartment. Vacuum out any pine needles, dirt, dead bees, seeds, etc., and either wipe it off or wash it off prior to inspection. — Photo by Kevin S. Abel

Get your car clean, ready for POV shipping

How to clean your vehicle for PCS inspection and shipping.

April 24, 2018 ×