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The U.S. Army Europe Child & Youth Supervision Policy

The U.S. Army Europe Child & Youth Supervision Policy

Guidance for families stationed on Army installations in Europe on the level of supervision required for children at various stages of development.

November 9, 2020 ×
Hotel becomes home during COVID-19

Hotel becomes home during COVID-19

By the time the DOD stop movement order hit the Stuttgart community on March 25, the Stuttgart Army lodging team had been preparing for over a month to combat COVID-19.

August 21, 2020 ×
Local travel for end of summer

Local travel for end of summer

As summer turns to fall and days gradually turn shorter and colder, community members can continue to find opportunities to explore locally and engage in their interests.

August 16, 2020 ×
Changes challenge incoming families amid coronavirus

Changes challenge incoming families amid coronavirus

The garrison and its partner organizations have programs and services for family members during these stressful times.

August 13, 2020 ×
Welcome kits help during quarantine

Welcome kits help during quarantine

Kits are available upon request through the USO and may be picked up by the service member’s sponsor or by delivery on Mondays and Thursdays.

August 12, 2020 ×
Renting on the economy

Renting on the economy

A very general introduction into German landlord-tenant law.

July 24, 2020 ×
Getting and returning gear amid COVID-19

Getting and returning gear amid COVID-19

All active duty Army service members need to in-process CIF upon arrival.

July 14, 2020 ×
Retiree Customs Pink Cards extended through December

Retiree Customs Pink Cards extended through December

This eliminates the need for a generally COVID-19 high-risk group to personally visit military customs offices in person.

July 6, 2020 ×
Employment Readiness Program classes for July

Employment Readiness Program classes for July

Classes facilitated by ACS Employment Readiness Program manager, Charlene Schuler.

July 5, 2020 ×
Annual USAG Stuttgart volunteer awards 

Annual USAG Stuttgart volunteer awards 

In 2019, 643 registered volunteers collectively logged 65,272 hours, which converts to $1,659,867 in labor saved for the garrison.

July 1, 2020 ×
Once a purchase is complete, the top copy of the form is returned to the VAT office; the buyer keeps the pink form. The office has a convenient drop off basket to avoid waiting in line. Photo by Kevin Abel, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Tax relief for USAG community members

Those who fall under SOFA are eligible for a variety of tax relief.

June 30, 2020 ×
Understanding your legal status under SOFA, Status of Forces Agreement

Understanding your legal status under SOFA, Status of Forces Agreement

Community members with legal questions can make an appointment with the Stuttgart Law Center.

June 28, 2020 ×
Using public transportation in Germany

Using public transportation in Germany

Public transport is an ideal way to travel in Germany and throughout Europe.

June 26, 2020 ×
Rosie receives a health checkup from Dr. Jessie Bryant, a veterinarian at the Stuttgart Veterinary Treatment Facility.  Family pets moving abroad have health requirements to meet before departure. Work with your veterinarian to ensure they are ready to go. Photo by Kevin S. Abel, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Pet care in the Stuttgart military community

In addition to veterinary clinics, the Stuttgart area has a good selection of pet stores, boarding facilities, and dog groomers.

June 24, 2020 ×
Heathcare explained for incoming personnel

Heathcare explained for incoming personnel

Upon arrival in Stuttgart, Tricare beneficiaries need to complete a local enrollment as part of their healthcare in-processing.

June 23, 2020 ×