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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 ×
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 ×