Family and MWR keeps you ready and resilient

Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation
USAG Stuttgart

The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation operates multiple facilities across four installations and a golf course to provide a wide variety of programs and services for all ages and interest groups.  DFMWR provides dynamic services to enhance the lives of service members, their families, civilians and retirees in order to keep the military ready and resilient.

Community Recreation, Business Operations and Entertainment

DFMWR’s Community Recreation Division keeps you physically and mentally fit by operating four Fitness Centers, the Patch Library, the Auto Skills Shop & Speedy Lube, MWR Tours, Outdoor Recreation (ODR), the Warrior Zone, Better Opportunities for Single Service Members, the award-winning Stuttgart Theatre Center, and two Arts & Crafts Centers.

Additionally, the Recreation Division coordinates a number of special community-wide events to boost morale, such as the Frosty Fest, Spring Bazaar, Independence Day Celebration and the Community Activities, Registration and Education Fair.

The Business Operations Division provides additional activities that include the 18-hole golf course and its storage facility near Robinson Barracks, the 24-lane Galaxy Bowling & Entertainment Center on Panzer Kaserne, as well as the clubs, event center, and cafes, namely Java and Broadway Cafe. The Business Operations Division also works closely with Army Lodging at the Panzer and Kelley Hotels.

Army Community Service

ACS, located in Bldg. 2915, Panzer Kaserne, provides assistance and education to support the total military family.

Programs and Services include:

  • Employment Readiness
  • Financial Readiness & Army Emergency Relief
  • Family Advocacy Program & Victim Advocate
  • Sexual Harassment Assault Response Program & Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
  • New Parent Support Program
  • Exceptional Family Member Program
  • Army Volunteer Corps
  • Relocation Readiness & Lending Closet
  • Mobilization & Deployment
  • Military Family Life Counselor program

Child & Youth Services

CYS provides accredited programs, education and fun for the whole family. Parents with children will likely engage with one or more of the services provided by CYS. Services care for children age 6 weeks to 18 years, so that parents can focus on the mission while they are at work. Special after-hour care is frequently provided so that parents can take a break to enjoy other activities taking place on and off post.

Programs and Services include:

  • Child Development Centers
  • Strong Beginnings
  • Part-day preschool
  • School-age and Middle School Programs
  • Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration (SKIES Unlimited)
  • Youth Sports

To find a complete list of Family and MWR programs and events, please visit or search Stuttgart Family and MWR on Facebook.

Family and MWR Frequently Asked Questions

Family MWR In-Processing Brief