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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 ×

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 ×
Patch High School Homecoming 2010

Patch High School Homecoming 2010

Spirits were high during Patch High School’s homecoming week,
especially after a series of sports victories on Homecoming Day Oct.
16.

November 4, 2010 ×
Volunteering: Community members strive to help German neighbors on ‘Make a Difference Day’

Volunteering: Community members strive to help German neighbors on ‘Make a Difference Day’

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.”

November 4, 2010 ×
Parents can help combat childhood obesity

Parents can help combat childhood obesity

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.

November 3, 2010 ×

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Military launches domestic violence awareness campaign

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
violence.

October 21, 2010 ×
Putting out fires:  USAG Stuttgart children learn about fire safety

Putting out fires: USAG Stuttgart children learn about fire safety

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.  

October 21, 2010 ×