USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Service members, civilian employees and family members who fall under the Status of Forces Agreement are eligible for the VAT and UTAP tax savings. The Value Added Tax (VAT) is imposed by Germany on a wide variety of goods and services. Most retail goods are taxedRead More

USAG Stuttgart Central Processing Facility The Central Processing Facility (CPF) assists you with your transition out of Stuttgart. All DoD Civilians, Non-Appropriated Fund employees and Service Members in the rank of Private (E-1) through Colonel (O-6), including those in the Reserve/National Guard components on Active Duty Operational Support (ADOS) ordersRead More

By Housing Division, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Are your leaving us? Here are some helpful tips for a smooth departure. Off post procedures First–request the official termination packet from the housing office. We will provide you procedures for notification to your landlord and tips for clearing your home. Notify yourRead More

By VAT/UTAP Office, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart If you used the Value Added Tax Relief and Utility Tax Avoidance programs during your tour, you probably saved yourself a lot of money. Now that you are PCSing, save yourself a headache and clear these offices the proper way. VAT Office closeoutRead More

By Beverly Sowell, Stuttgart Transportation Office Peak season for Permanent Change of Station (PCS) begins May 15 and runs through Aug 31, with the busiest weeks being May 15 through July 4. The Stuttgart transportation staff is here to assist you with your move. There are important documents that areRead More

By U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Public Affairs Office There are a number of steps that must be taken to properly clear vehicle registration. Whether the vehicle has German specs or you just want to get rid of it instead of shipping it to the U.S., it still has to beRead More

By Brian Pappas, School Liaison Officer If you are leaving Stuttgart and have children enrolled in any of the Stuttgart community’s Department of Defense Education Activity schools, the School Liaison Office (SLO) can connect you with the SLO at your gaining command to provide you with information, resources, and anyRead More

By Stuttgart Veterinary Treatment Facility It’s PCS season, and one of the most common phone calls the Vet Clinic receives during this time of year is from folks who are getting ready to return to the U.S. and want to know how to take their pet with them. As withRead More

By Vehicle Processing Center The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have set strict rules for shipping personally owned vehicles (POVs) into the United States. EPA and DOT Sticker Requirements The EPA sticker will be located in the motor compartmentRead More

By Passport and SOFA Office, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Are your passports, and those of your family members, valid for your upcoming permanent change of station?  Overseas, passports are renewable up to a year before expiration. Most countries require you to have six months remaining on your passport to enter.Read More

USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs The Exchange offers a variety of shopping and services for the Stuttgart military community, with expanded options on shopmyexchange.com. In addition to shopping in the store, authorized customers can order items for delivery directly to their CMR box in Stuttgart or to the Panzer Main StoreRead More

By Sonja Schoenharting, Relocation Readiness Program Manager, ACS Relocating to a new duty location, whether it be in the States or in a foreign country, can seem like a daunting task. However, Army Community Services (ACS) is here to make your transition from one location to the next as smoothRead More

By Brian Pappas, School Liaison Officer Welcome to USAG Stuttgart! My goal as a School Liaison Officer is to help ease school-related transitions for incoming families. I hope the information below helps to point you in the right direction, and look forward to answering any questions that arise. DoDEA schoolsRead More

Stuttgart Law Center As a newly-arrived member to the community, it is important to understand your legal status in Germany and your protections. Service members, civilians and family members on military orders are governed by the NATO Status of Forces Agreement. Understanding how the SOFA affects you will make forRead More