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Local Cub Scouts complete historic Bastogne walk

Local Cub Scouts complete historic Bastogne walk

Battling the freezing cold, Stuttgart area Cub Scouts trudged through
snow and slush during the Dec. 11 Bastogne Historical Walk in Belgium
as they commemorated the hardships endured by World War II soldiers.

January 13, 2011 ×
Dental program puts family members on job market

Dental program puts family members on job market

Finding a job is tough for military family members overseas. But, with
the American Red Cross/ Europe Regional Dental Command Dental Assistant
Apprenticeship Program, it doesn’t have to be like pulling teeth.

December 16, 2010 ×
In the Raw: learning to ‘cook’ raw, vegan-style

In the Raw: learning to ‘cook’ raw, vegan-style

Julia Child had her copper pots; Rachael Ray a vintage Chambers stove.

But for Master Sgt. Valetta Stewart, or “Chef V,” as she calls herself,
her kitchen essentials consist of a super-powered blender, a food
processor and a dehydrator.

“I don’t have a stove. I don’t have an oven,” said Stewart, a reservist assigned to U.S. Africa Command.

December 16, 2010 ×
Cooking class all about ‘baking’ spirits bright

Cooking class all about ‘baking’ spirits bright

Story & photo by Susan Huseman USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office Ingrid Arnold brings German culture to Americans — one bite at a time. For almost 20 years, Arnold has taught Stuttgart military community members how to prepare traditional German dishes through the United Service Organizations Stuttgart. During this time…

December 16, 2010 ×
Kindermusik: Music, rhythm classes for young children give moms, tots special time to bond

Kindermusik: Music, rhythm classes for young children give moms, tots special time to bond

Enraptured, Jane Ellsworth, 2, stood looking up at the “music machine,”
listening to recordings of the sound of footsteps gradually fading
away, while in a recent “Kindermusik Our Time” class.

December 16, 2010 ×
Snowed under

Snowed under

The first snow of the season came to U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart in waves, causing two school delays the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 3. To the delight of students, it also piled up in the school yards, useful for constructing fortresses.

December 16, 2010 ×

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month: ‘3D Month’ focuses on keeping drivers sober and safe

Alcohol-impaired driving endangers the health and lives of drinking drivers, their passengers, and others on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: • Every day, 32 people in the U.S. die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This amounts to one death every 45…

December 2, 2010 ×

Army garrisons in Europe stand down for safety

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart conducted a series of safety briefings last month on suicide prevention, traffic, workplace and fire safety, along with injury prevention, as part of an Installation Management Command safety stand down to raise awareness.  Garrisons across Europe were directed by IMCOM Commanding General Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch…

December 2, 2010 ×
‘A Christmas Carol’ play brings classic to life

‘A Christmas Carol’ play brings classic to life

The Stuttgart Theatre Center’s production of Charles Dickens’ “A
Christmas Carol” aims to give audiences an even more vivid rendition of
Ebenezer Scrooge’s story than they may have seen before.

December 2, 2010 ×
Health care covenant

Health care covenant

Brig. Gen. Nadja Y. West, commanding general of the Europe Regional Medical Command and U.S. Army Europe Command Surgeon, and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Luciano sign the Army Medicine Health Care Covenant Nov. 4 in Heidelberg. The health care covenant is a pledge to provide quality care to Solders, families…

November 18, 2010 ×
November dedicated to warriors in transition, families

November dedicated to warriors in transition, families

November is Warrior Care Month. This year’s Warrior Care Month theme is
“Army Strong — Family Strong: Caring for Wounded, Ill and Injured
Soldiers by Supporting their Families and Caregivers.”

November 18, 2010 ×

Winterfest on Patch Barracks

This year’s Winterfest activities, hosted by U.S. Army Garrison
Stuttgart Directorate for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation,
will take place Dec. 3 from 4-9 p.m. next to Husky Field, across from
the Patch Shoppette.

November 18, 2010 ×
USAG Stuttgart honors veterans Nov. 11

USAG Stuttgart honors veterans Nov. 11

November 18, 2010 ×

PHS debate team battles international competition

Patch High’s debate team recently combated eight different teams from
seven different countries in EurOpen 2010, an international debating
competition held Nov. 7-12 in Stuttgart.

November 18, 2010 ×
Astronauts celebrate 25th anniversary of historic launch

Astronauts celebrate 25th anniversary of historic launch

Six American and German astronauts from the 1985 West Germany controlled
STS-61-A Deutschland 1 Spacelab mission met with service members and
their families at the Patch Barracks Community Club Oct 29.

November 18, 2010 ×