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HOMECOMING 2010

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 ×
Stuttgart BOSS program open to all service branches

Stuttgart BOSS program open to all service branches

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.

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 ×
Star of children’s tale shares with Stuttgart youngsters

Star of children’s tale shares with Stuttgart youngsters

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.

October 21, 2010 ×
Sharing information may compromise safety, opsec

Sharing information may compromise safety, opsec

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.

October 8, 2010 ×
‘Amazing Race’ showcases FMWR USAG Stuttgart’s version of show kept teams moving for ‘Get Fit Day’

‘Amazing Race’ showcases FMWR USAG Stuttgart’s version of show kept teams moving for ‘Get Fit Day’

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.

October 8, 2010 ×

Smoke alarms provide a sound you can live with

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.

October 8, 2010 ×
Home again: children and reintegration

Home again: children and reintegration

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.

October 8, 2010 ×
Making TRICARE work for you

Making TRICARE work for you

There is nothing worse than starting a trip, only to have the plans interrupted with an illness or accident.  

September 23, 2010 ×