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Stuttgart Tax Center closes after busy season

Stuttgart Tax Center closes after busy season

Of the two certainties in life, one of them at Kelley Barracks is done for the year as the Stuttgart Tax Center has closed after helping the military community file its 2017 taxes.

August 6, 2018 ×
Look Before You Lock: Never leave children in vehicles unattended

Look Before You Lock: Never leave children in vehicles unattended

Child death from vehicular heatstroke is a parent’s worst nightmare, but unfortunately, it happens more often than you think.

July 30, 2018 ×
Police in Germany may use hand-held signals that say “Halt Polizei” or digital signs attached to their vehicles that say “Bitte folgen” to ask drivers to pull over.

Autobahns suffering ‘blow-ups’ in the current heat wave

Blow-ups are caused when concrete slabs do not have enough room to expand in the heat.

July 26, 2018 ×
A bag of assorted coins is transformed into mostly paper money. Customers bring a receipt from the counting machine to the teller, who pays out the amount or, for Community Bank customers, deposits it into their account. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Stuttgart sees reduction in post allowance

The US Department of State recently updated the Department of State Standardized Regulations.

July 25, 2018 ×
Urgent heat illness public health alert

Urgent heat illness public health alert

Heat illness continues to threaten individual health and performance of our service members, Department of Defense civilians, and the collective health of our force. 

July 24, 2018 ×
Water sampling for Legionella bacteria in Stuttgart almost complete


Water sampling for Legionella bacteria in Stuttgart almost complete


Testing for Legionella bacteria in the Stuttgart community has mostly finished, with 12 out of 131 samples set to be retaken.

July 13, 2018 ×
Fire departments use fiery demonstrations to teach safety lessons

Fire departments use fiery demonstrations to teach safety lessons

The USAG Stuttgart Fire Department held live demonstrations to educate the community on fire safety and prevention.

July 11, 2018 ×
July is GBS prevention month, and it’s a big deal

July is GBS prevention month, and it’s a big deal

An estimated 25% of pregnant women carry the Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria.

July 2, 2018 ×
The incident scene at Kelley Barracks in the midst of the rescue operation.  Photo by Larry Reilly.

Garrison, emergency responders tested at ‘Stallion Shake 2018’

The garrison’s annual force protection exercise tested first responders and garrison agencies on their ability to respond to a simulated emergency.

July 1, 2018 ×
Photo Credit: U.S. Army CID PAO

CID warns of virtual kidnapping scam

CID is warning the Army community to be on the lookout for the “Virtual Kidnapping” hoax.

June 29, 2018 ×
Neighborhood Watch first meeting coming to RB June 28

Neighborhood Watch first meeting coming to RB June 28

An overview of the Neighborhood Watch program will take place at 6 p.m., June 28, in the Robinson Barracks Community Center.

June 19, 2018 ×
Stuttgart garrison says ‘Willkommen Tia, Auf Wiedersehen Alvarez’

Stuttgart garrison says ‘Willkommen Tia, Auf Wiedersehen Alvarez’

At a ceremony before assembled troops and distinguished guests, incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Toese Tia assumed responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Mariano Z. Alvarez as the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart senior enlisted advisor, June 15.

June 18, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: Considering Advance Medical Directives

Ask a JAG: Considering Advance Medical Directives

Q: “I read that article in “The Stuttgart Citizen” last month–the one about wills, written by that extremely intelligent and handsome JAG officer–and I still don’t want a will.”

June 13, 2018 ×
Add security considerations to your summer travels

Add security considerations to your summer travels

We all love sightseeing in Europe, but first there are many inherent tasks before getting to our destinations to enjoy ourselves.

June 12, 2018 ×
Oak processionary moth larva.

Beware of oak caterpillars April to June

The Oak Processionary Caterpillar is a moth that can be an irritant to human skin.

June 11, 2018 ×