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Pedestrian or "Fussgänger" zones can be found in many cities and towns throughout Germany and usually offer a variety of specialty stores and retail outlets. The larger the pedestrian zone, the larger the variety of shopping, and Stuttgart's Königstrasse, pictured here, is one of the largest and most popular shopping streets in Germany. - Photo by Thinkstockphotos.com

Learn to shop like a local

Upon arrival to Europe one of the first things many like to do is get out and do some shopping.

June 16, 2020 ×
Stuttgart Fire Brigade Museum charts history of firefighting

Stuttgart Fire Brigade Museum charts history of firefighting

The “Feuerwehr-Museum,” or fire fighter museum, in Stuttgart-Münster offers a chance to experience all there is to know about the Stuttgart Fire Department.

April 10, 2017 ×
Photo by Sgt. Dan Maffett
Dental Assistant Weleska Garcia preps Maj. Gen. Charles Hooper, the director of AFRICOM’s J-5, Strategic Plans and Programs, before he sees a dentist Sept. 5. Hooper was one of the first patients treated at the new dental clinic on Panzer Kaserne as part of the transition to the new facility, during which the new equipment was tested.

Be part of the ‘Super Smile Team’ with these healthy teeth tips

Following these simple tips will ensure that your child will be part of the “Super Smile Team.”

March 7, 2017 ×
Hunting tunnels: Panzer LTA’s hidden gem

Hunting tunnels: Panzer LTA’s hidden gem

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

The Panzer Local Training Area is steeped in history. During World War II, from 1939 to 1944 German armed forces tank crews trained at the LTA, but its history goes back even further.

The Duke of Baden-Württemberg, Karl Alexander, built a vast system of tunnels in 1733 to execute his princely right to hunt and show the world his noble powers as an accomplished hunter and statesman.

October 2, 2014 ×
Signs of suicide: Watching your buddy’s “6”

Signs of suicide: Watching your buddy’s “6”

By Capt. Donell L. Barnett U.S. Army Public Health Command

You are helping to reduce suicides in the Army.

Soldiers at every rank continue to make efforts to help their buddies who might be struggling with thoughts of hurting themselves. We must continue to support our fellow Soldiers because one suicide is too many.

September 26, 2014 ×
Aspen Consulting services expand to include DOD civilian employees

Aspen Consulting services expand to include DOD civilian employees

USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Housing Office announced Sept. 22 a new contract has been awarded to Aspen Consulting that gives Department of Defense civilian employees the same level of service that uniformed service members receive.

September 23, 2014 ×
Transcom: Know your POV shipping entitlements

Transcom: Know your POV shipping entitlements

U.S. Transportation Command
Many service members may not know of their entitlements when shipping personal vehicles as they move overseas or return stateside, according to U.S. Transportation Command officials.

September 22, 2014 ×
Taking life into your own hands

Taking life into your own hands

Not wearing helmets accounted for 89 percent of bicycle-related deaths in people older than 16 years-old and 91 percent of total bicycle-related fatalities.

September 19, 2014 ×
USAG Stuttgart holds 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

USAG Stuttgart holds 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart held a memorial to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S. and the downing of United Airlines Flight 93.

September 11, 2014 ×
School bus office keeps buses moving

School bus office keeps buses moving

Story and photo by Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Managing 83 bus routes to safely move 2,000 students from well over 50 villages and towns to four schools spread across three military installations is no easy task, and that weight falls on the shoulders of the five employees of the Stuttgart school bus office.

August 12, 2014 ×
Sightseeing by boat onboard the ‘Neckar-Käpt’n’

Sightseeing by boat onboard the ‘Neckar-Käpt’n’

By Carola Meusel
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Every year, thousands of tourists tour Germany’s most famous waterways – the Rhine, Elbe and Danube rivers. But if you don’t have the time or money to go on a 10-day cruise, perhaps a local day cruise right here in Stuttgart is more your style.

August 7, 2014 ×
Community supports ‘running’ tribute to the fallen

Community supports ‘running’ tribute to the fallen

By S.J. Grady
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

How does one properly honor a fallen comrade, brother- or sister-in-arms, a mentor, a friend? You could pen an eloquent eulogy, commission an engraved marble plaque or join in for a moment of silence. Or you could run. That’s what hundreds of Stuttgart military community members did July 19 during the Run to Remember half marathon and 5k run.

August 7, 2014 ×
Scouts build paths to the past maintaining Sgt. York Trail

Scouts build paths to the past maintaining Sgt. York Trail

By Lance E. Milsted
Special to The Citizen

“Down, set, hut … hike,” yelled Zachary Sutton. The senior patrol leader for Stuttgart Boy Scout Troop 154 was playing quarterback during a pick-up game of football at the troop’s campsite May 10. It had been raining most of the day and into the evening, so everything was slick with water.

July 18, 2014 ×
Sailors honor fallen by volunteering

Sailors honor fallen by volunteering

Sailors and families from the Stuttgart military community spent the day volunteering at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Hamm, Luxembourg, June 21, 2014.

July 15, 2014 ×
Stuttgart Celebrates Independence Day

Stuttgart Celebrates Independence Day

By Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Thousands gathered at Patch Barracks for family fun, food and fireworks to celebrate Independence Day July 4. The community’s festivities began in the morning with a 5k fun run around the perimeter of Patch Barracks. Participants included everyone from serious runners huffing and puffing the 5k in under 20 minutes, to families with toddlers gleefully traipsing across the finish line some time thereafter.

July 11, 2014 ×