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.Read More

The United States and U.S. military communities around the world will observe Fire Prevention Week Oct. 3-9. In U.S. Army
Garrison Stuttgart, there will be fire drills at local Department of
Defense Dependents Schools and firefighters will visit child development centers.
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Children often experience a myriad of emotions when their mothers or fathers return from a deployment.

Teens can have a hard time adjusting to changes in house rules. Young
children can be hurt or confused by changes in their returned parents.Read More

• Bring your address book. You’ll need family members’ names, city, state and phone number for notification reasons. • Service members must be in uniform. Family members should accompany their sponsor, unless their sponsor is deployed. • Don’t forget the holiday props, such as hats, bells or Christmas clothing. •Read More

The Citizen staff members are looking for USAG Stuttgart community
members with military-inspired tattoos who would like to be part of a
photo essay on tattoos in a future issue of The Citizen.Read More

For nearly three years, residents of the Kelley Barracks Housing Area
on Ash Street came and went with no particular reason to stop and
literally “smell the roses.”

For that reason, R.J. Weaver, 15, decided to leave his mark on his
community, not only for his present neighbors, but for those in years
to come, by installing a garden on Sept. 5, as part of an Eagle Scout
Leadership Service Project. The garden, which includes a sign and
bench, was placed at the entrance of Weaver’s housing area.

In order to become an Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the
Boy Scouts of America program, Scouts are required to complete a
leadership service project that benefits an organization other than
Scouting.Read More

Bad Cannstatt is Stuttgart’s largest and oldest city district and holds centuries-old relics of Swabian culture and tradition.

Visitors to Bad Cannstatt will find a small piece of history on every
corner of the city, including Roman settlements, medieval sites, fine
wines and mineral baths.Read More

With only a few months left before winter sets in, many community
members will continue to ride their bicycles, scooters and skateboards
through summer and fall.

In addition, many children will be riding their own sets of wheels to and from school, starting Aug. 30.

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Shay Edwards was broke and at the end of his rope.

When he and his family joined the Stuttgart military community in July
2009, they were immediately “overcome” with bills, such as paying
up-front for a hotel stay and renting a car while house hunting.

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