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Breaking the nicotine habit: Help someone else quit smoking using proven four-step process

Heidelberg Medical Department Activity Public Affairs Office

Deciding to quit using tobacco products is a big step for anyone who
smokes or uses smokeless tobacco. Friends, family and co-workers can
help someone they know to quit smoking in several ways.

March 10, 2011 ×
DISA-Europe celebrates employee wellness

DISA-Europe celebrates employee wellness

A healthy employee is a productive employee: This was the message
delivered by Defense Information Systems Agency-Europe Commander Col.
Elizabeth Bierden as she kicked off the fourth annual DISA-Europe
Wellness Day on Feb. 11 in the Patch Fitness Center.

March 10, 2011 ×
Women’s History Month: Stuttgart woman lauded for ‘phenomenal’ impact

Women’s History Month: Stuttgart woman lauded for ‘phenomenal’ impact

U.S. Army Europe honored a local woman for her positive impact on the
community to kick off Women’s History Month observations in March.

March 10, 2011 ×
Soldier readiness: IMCOM takes care of Soldier, family pre-deployment needs with SRP

Soldier readiness: IMCOM takes care of Soldier, family pre-deployment needs with SRP

Before deploying Soldiers board the plane to go down range, they have a
long list of items to take care of. From finances and filling out a
will to ensuring they are physically ready to deploy, each Soldier has
individual needs to meet before they leave hearth and home.

March 10, 2011 ×
FMWR feline show celebrates purrrfect pets

FMWR feline show celebrates purrrfect pets

Cats were highly revered and respected animals in ancient Egypt.

Thousands of years later, they still are, as demonstrated at Family and
Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s third annual Feline Fun Show held Feb.
26 on Patch Barracks.

March 10, 2011 ×
Practice response to active shooter event, save lives

Practice response to active shooter event, save lives

When an active shooter situation occurs, witnesses must act quickly to protect themselves and others.

Knowing and understanding how to prevent, prepare, respond to and
recover from potential hazards can save lives. The most publicized
active shooter incidents have been Columbine High School (1999),
Virginia Tech (2007), and Fort Hood (2009).

March 10, 2011 ×
Leaking, vibrating boxes cost community thou

Leaking, vibrating boxes cost community thou

A vibrating box, a leaking solution and a loose powder all signal
“danger” in a mail room. Yet, all three were found at the Stuttgart
Army Airfield mail distribution node during the week of Feb. 14.

March 10, 2011 ×
Stuttgart Boy Scouts host annual skills demo

Stuttgart Boy Scouts host annual skills demo

February 24, 2011 ×
Family members learn power of positive attitudes

Family members learn power of positive attitudes

Marine spouse and community volunteer Carmen Carlisle is on the road to increased resiliency.

Carlisle was among the dozen family members and civilians who gathered
Feb. 2 for the first in a series of monthly sessions on resilience
training, offered through U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Army Community
Service.

February 24, 2011 ×
New CYS Services  employees take fire  extinguisher training

New CYS Services employees take fire extinguisher training

February 10, 2011 ×
Caregivers work from home, benefit community

Caregivers work from home, benefit community

Family Child Care providers, while operating their own home-based businesses, offer children of working parents a “home away from home.”

Opening an FCC home is a business opportunity that helps financially
empower military spouses while providing a much-needed service in U.S.
Army Garrison Stuttgart, said Deborah Mandrell, FCC director.

February 10, 2011 ×

Customer insight helps garrison to hone services

Customer feedback is a crucial part of doing business for L.L. Bean,
USAA and Apple. It’s no different for U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart.
While the garrison isn’t out to capture market share, it is striving to
build a customer-centric culture using the voice of the customer, just
like these top-ranked customer service champions do.

February 10, 2011 ×
Save lives: Know what an IED looks like, report suspicious items to police

Save lives: Know what an IED looks like, report suspicious items to police

Most people would call the police if they saw a wooden box labeled “TNT”
with an alarm clock and some wires attached to it, in a public place.

But would they call if they saw some unmarked crates with a cell phone and some wires in the trunk of a car?

February 10, 2011 ×

Pre-deployment screenings prevent behavioral problems

Identifying Soldiers for behavioral  health problems before they deploy, and then coordinating continuing care for them while they are overseas, can reduce suicidal thoughts, psychiatric disorders and other problems, according to a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. The study was conducted with more than 20,000 Soldiers assigned…

January 27, 2011 ×
Missed appointments cost millions annually

Missed appointments cost millions annually

Nearly 5,000 missed medical appointments per month costs Army Medicine
in Europe about $5 million per year.  Engaging beneficiaries and unit
leaders can help reduce the number of missed appointments by half,
health officials say. 

January 27, 2011 ×