Post Tagged with: "COVID-19"

Susanna Wilkerson selects potatoes as a volunteer shopper for the curbside pickup program. Photo by Rebecca Castellano, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart.

Curbside shopping starts amid coronavirus response

Curbside delivery will continue to be available as needed until the risk of exposure to COVID-19 is eliminated.

May 18, 2020 ×
Master Sgt. Yvonne Stubbs sorts mail at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart. Photos by Rick Scavetta, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart

Volunteers pitch in to pitch mail

Postal staff and volunteers across U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart work tirelessly, despite the threat of COVID-19 in the community.

May 14, 2020 ×
Dacian Toderescu of the combat vets association screens patrons the USAG Stuttgart community mailroom on Patch barracks.
The combat vets association assisted screening visitors on the Sunday in order that service members could be stood down.
Photo by Paul Hughes, USAG Stuttgart public affairs.

Community volunteers, a unity of effort

Selfless service is the secret sauce to how this community functions — everyone helps out when and how they can.

May 13, 2020 ×
Photo by Rebecca Castellano, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Katherine Gavitt holds her daughter, Eritrea.

Patch Barracks welcomes a baby girl

“It worked out exactly as it was meant to, so I could have the people I needed around me.”

May 13, 2020 ×
COVID-19 has put essential services employees on the frontline in such places as the Express on Patch. Photo by Rick Scavetta.

Frontline workers essential to COVID-19 fight

Staff, augmented by service members, volunteers and emergency hires, have not missed a beat.

May 12, 2020 ×
Nine-year-old Marco prepares artwork intended for senior citizens' homes in the greater Sindelfingen area

“Giving Joy to Seniors” effort seeks youthful participation

A new initiative looks to bring children’s artwork into assisted living and nursing homes in greater Sindelfingen.

May 11, 2020 ×
The Stuttgart Army Medical Clinic team find themselves pushed to the forefront in the fight against COVID-19. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort.

Stuttgart Army Health Medical Clinic at the forefront of the COVID fight

As the team continues to get the job done, there are sometimes challenges that arise.

May 11, 2020 ×
Mary Gruver, a math teacher at Stuttgart High School, wears interesting hats to liven up online learning. Many teachers at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart have adopted new methods of teaching amid COVID-19 restrictions. Photo by Rick Scavetta, U.S. Army Garrison

Teachers adapt to challenging new digital classroom

Many teachers at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart have adopted new methods of teaching amid COVID-19 restrictions.

May 11, 2020 ×
During training in Louisiana, Capt. Hank Mauterer came across a Soldier who made the most of a tough situation, a lesson that remained with him. Photo courtesy of Capt. Mauterer.

Tough times, really ain’t that bad

During training in Louisiana, Capt. Hank Mauterer came across a Soldier who made the most of a tough situation, a lesson that remained with him.

May 10, 2020 ×
Marine Sgt. Dakota James Heninger, from Marine Forces Europe and Africa, checks a community member’s identification at the Exchange on Panzer Kaserne. Photo by Rick Scavetta, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart.

Plans in place for additional on-post service reopenings

Stuttgart community members can expect an increasing number of on-post services to reopen in the near term, with plans being developed to allow for the safe reopening of additional services.

May 8, 2020 ×
Irina Hodges, a commissary teller, scans a customer's purchased products at Patch Barracks’ commissary, April 26, 2020. Hodges has consistently worked extra hours to help keep the crucial commissary benefit open to the military community, retirees and civilians at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)

General Order 1B released — and explained

A new General Order is in effect for the Stuttgart community as of May 8, reflecting changed circumstances and local regulations.

May 8, 2020 ×
Clockwise: London Massey stays up to date on her online schoolwork. Olivia Tabaka and Kenneth Colin Roedl spend more time outdoors to combat isolation during COVID-19.

Isolation tough on teens, some finding new outlets

By Lea Scavetta Stuttgart Citizen volunteer Quarantine has been difficult for some Stuttgart High School students, with many teens losing touch with their routines, missing friends and not being able to participate in after school activities. Even though pandemic restrictions affect their social lives, teens continue to persevere and find…

May 8, 2020 ×
Community leaders talk about coping with COVID-19

Community leaders talk about coping with COVID-19

Story by Angelika Aguilar and Rachele Pezzuti, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart On a weekly basis, the Lord Mayor of Böblingen, Dr. Stefan Belz and the USAG Stuttgart Garrison Commander, Col. Jason Condrey talk about issues and concerns they are facing with their respective communities. During a recent telephone conversation between…

May 6, 2020 ×
Postal supervisor Alphonso Hayes trains new hires at the Patch Post Office on April 24.

Emergency hires fill critical roles amid coronavirus response

Story and Imagery by Rebecca Castellano U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Stuttgart, Germany – Emergency funding allowed U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart to fill crucial job openings during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the coronavirus impacted garrison services, officials found personnel shortages at community mail rooms, garrison operations and the public affairs office….

May 6, 2020 ×
Community Member Kara Mason checks out her purchases from Krystina Munoz, floor manager of Patch arts and crafts center.

Patch Library and Arts & Crafts back in the fight against boredom

Story by Paul Hughes USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Patch Library You’ve watched everything on your streaming service, read every book in your bookcase and played every game in your sideboard. Well here’s some good news for you. As of May 5, the library becomes another lifeline, in the battle against…

May 5, 2020 ×