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 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.”
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.
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.
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.
Spirits were high during Patch High School’s homecoming week,
especially after a series of sports victories on Homecoming Day Oct.
More than 400 volunteers from U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart swarmed to
local communities on Oct. 22-23 for “Make a Difference Day, ” the
annual “day of doing good” by helping others. In Stuttgart, the theme
was “make a difference in your community — your German community.”
The last two decades have shown a rise in childhood obesity, including
children in Army families. As obesity numbers in children continue to
climb, so do conditions associated with obesity, for example, Type 2
diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea and high cholesterol.
The Defense Department is observing National Domestic Violence
Awareness Month in October by reminding the military community about
resources and programs to help in preventing or stopping domestic
The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program in U.S. Army
Garrison Stuttgart plays a vital role in providing quality of life,
recreation and leisure activities to service members that are single
and unaccompanied. But it isn’t just for Army Soldiers.
U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart firefighters were very busy the week of Oct. 4-9, but it wasn’t because of fires in the community.
They were teaching community youngsters, in kindergarten through third
grade, about fire prevention during the annual Fire Prevention Week.
“So far this week, we’ve visited every elementary school, high school
and child care center to discuss and demonstrate fire safety,” said
Leonard Fagan, USAG Stuttgart Department of Emergency Services
assistant fire chief.
The friendship between an American pilot and a German schoolgirl that
has now spanned more than 60 years serves as a symbol of an enduring
partnership between the two countries.
Staying in touch with massive amounts of people on a daily and even
hourly basis — sometimes discussing the most intimate particulars — has
become a reality because of the rapid advancements in communication
technology, namely social media.
It wasn’t a race around the globe, but contestants in U.S. Army
Garrison Stuttgart’s “Amazing Race” did get to explore the world — at
least, the world of FWMR.