APO & CMR Services
- All personnel must show a DoD ID card to send or receive mail.
- All USAG Stuttgart installations have blue USPS mailboxes for regular, stamped, letter mail.
- A US Forever Stamp can be used to mail an item to a German address, if you use your CMR address as the return address.
Soldiers and civilian employees can request a CMR mail box within 60 days of reporting to Europe. Request assistance from your unit Sponsor. They will need a copy the incoming personnel’s orders and a memo from the gaining unit. You will be given the box combination during in-processing. If your sponsor cannot assist you, send a copy of your orders to the servicing CMR.
Contact details for your gaining CMR are available on the USAG-Stuttgart website.
If circumstances are such, you can authorize someone else to pick up your mail by completing a DD2258 temporary mail disposition form. This form is used to hold/authorize someone to pick up mail. The form can be found online. The special instructions portion is where the individual states who they are authorizing to pick up mail (i.e. I authorize John Smith to pick up all mail and parcels). Make sure to include both your name, the CMR address, and the name of the individual collecting the mail.
Email the form to: email@example.com
Keep your receipts if you mail items to yourself prior to PCS just in case you may be able to claim expenses.
Sending mail to a CMR address is just like sending mail to any other US location using the United States Postal Service (USPS) – same cost to mail letters and packages.
Packages do require a US Customs label.Visit the USPS website for how to use the online “click & ship” service. https://www.usps.com/
The mailing address format is:
(Rank) First & Last name
CMR xxx, BOX xxxxx
APO, AE xxxxx-xxxx
Child & Youth Services
School Support Services provides Army school-aged youth with educational opportunities, resources and information necessary to achieve academic success.
A branch of Child & Youth Services (CYS), School Support Services features School Liaison Officers (SLOs), who help schools, installations and Families work together for student achievement.
To ease the transition, contact your SLO as soon as you get orders.
All requests for childcare must be done via www.militarychildcare.com.
Families will need to create an account and do a request for care. Stuttgart CYS has 3 CDC’s that offer full day care, 1 CDC that offers Part Day/Part Time care, and 4 School Age programs.
The Child and Youth Services (CYS) office is located on Patch Barracks, building 2347
CIV:+49 (0)9641-70-596-7480 or +49 (0)9641-70-596-7488 or DSN: (314)596-7480/7488
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Thursdays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please call to schedule your appointment!
Child care is offered contingent upon available spaces within each program. Parent Central Services is not always able to offer childcare at the preferred location. In those situations Parent Central Services will keep you on an internal preference for care list. If a space becomes available at your preferred location we will contact you and coordinate enrollment in the new program.
To protect the health of our student athletes and to help stop the spread of the virus, the Garrison and DoDEA have determined that allowing contact sports for the winter season represents an unnecessary risk. We are committed to education-based athletic programs once the health situation changes. In the interim, we will continue to provide students with skill support and appropriate conditioning opportunities. Our coaches and athletic programs will provide resources to assist in safeguarding the well-being, scholarships, and eligibility of our student athletes. There may be opportunities to add additional athletics opportunities of low and moderate risk, with mitigation efforts in place.
Moving with young children may add stress to an already stressful situation. There are trained Youth Sponsors who can ease many of your child’s concerns.
Contact the Stuttgart School Liaison Officers (SLOs) and request a Youth Sponsor and schedule time to video chat as a family. Let your child ask questions about the area, foods, language and schools.
SLOs can provide information about school options in the area – some garrisons have multiple options, including DODEA schools, international schools, private schools and more. Homeschooling is also an option in many areas. Your garrison SLO will have details for you to make the best decision for your family.
The SLO can answer questions about school sports (for example, Varsity program for scholarship applications).
For youth sports and activities, Child Youth Services (CYS) can help you. Children must be enrolled in the installation CYS with proper sports screening medical forms prior to registration for specific activities and events.
Stuttgart School Liaison Officers: Brian Pappas & Joe Holder
School Liaison Office is located on Patch Barracks, Building 2347, 2nd Floor
Tel: +49 (0)9641-70596-7465 or +49 (0)9641-70596-9009
Military DSN Tel: (314)596-7465 / 9009
Calling or sending an email to set up an appointment is the most efficient way to meet with a SLO in person.
For more information about School Liaison Office, visit the MWR website.
For the latest information concerning the 2020-2021 school year, visit the DODEA website.
A process known as the “Red/White/Blue” schedule was implemented in April 2020 during the first COVID wave and lasted until June 1, 2020. The entire Stuttgart Military Community was either assigned or choose one of three groups (red, white, or blue group) to belong to, and limited their patronage to on-post services to the times designated for their group. The cycle operated in such a way that contact between community members was reduced (theoretically by 1/3) and it also allowed for services to be closed periodically for deep cleaning.
Currently no services are operating under the “Red, White & Blue” cycle. However, the plan will remain a part of garrison policy until further notice, should it need to be reestablished due to a resurgence of coronavirus within the community.
According to the Garrison Commander’s Policy Memo of April 10, 2020:
- Face coverings must be worn for entrance to all service facilities at USAG Stuttgart
- Only ID card holders are permitted to access garrison service facilities
- Patrons should make use of hand sanitizer when entering and exiting facilities
- Patrons will comply with any additional service facility directives related to COVID-19
Click here for the announcement from Col. Jason Condrey. (Facebook video link; no account required to watch)
Resources (PDF): COVID-19 Prevention & Use of Face Coverings