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Fire departments forge partnership in live-fire annual training

Fire departments forge partnership in live-fire annual training

The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Fire Department trained with the Stuttgart Airport Fire Department at the Stuttgart Airport June 2-6, 2014 as part of annual joint training requirements.

July 2, 2014 ×
Motorcycle PPE: regulations and common sense demand it

Motorcycle PPE: regulations and common sense demand it

By Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Motorcycle Personal Protective Equipment includes gear that is meant to protect motorcycle riders and reduce the risk and the severity of injuries in case of an accident. While some of the gear is intended to protect the rider in an accident, much of it is also intended to help prevent the accident in the first place.

June 25, 2014 ×
Oak Processionary Caterpillar webs have been found in tree near military housing areas. People who find an Oak Processionary Caterpillar in the housing area should immediately report the location of the nest to the garrison housing office. Photo Credit: File Photo

Return of the Oak Processionary Moth Caterpillar

As summer kicks off, a yearly visitor to the Stuttgart area has made appearances at some USAG Stuttgart installations. The Oak Processionary Moth caterpillar is a hairy caterpillar common to central and southern Europe may be hazardous to your health, though taking a few precautions cangreatly reduce any risk of irritation or other problems.

June 24, 2014 ×
The Stuttgarter Saloniker was founded in 1989 and focuses on authentic music ranging from classic, folk, jazz, swing to Vienna classic, opera, Latin, rock, pop and funk played with classic instruments. Photo by Tony Black.

‘Stuttgarter Saloniker:’ From jazz to swing enjoy music year-round

The “Stuttgarter Saloniker” ensemble delivers a generous spectrum of musical genres year-round.

June 11, 2014 ×
CFPB looks out for service members’ financial interests

CFPB looks out for service members’ financial interests

Story & photo by S.J. Grady
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

The day after the Justice Department announced it had reached a $60 million settlement with the Sallie Mae Bank to resolve allegations of charging service members excessive rates on student loans, Holly Petraeus was in Stuttgart to educate the community about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

June 10, 2014 ×
Graduation: for the students, by the students

Graduation: for the students, by the students

By S.J. Grady
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

The Patch High School Class of 2014 completed its final task June 3 at the Stadthalle in Sindelfingen as seniors walked the graduation line. One-hundred-seventy-two students crossed the stage to receive their diplomas during the school’s 35th commencement exercise.

June 9, 2014 ×
AFRICOM observes World Malaria Day

AFRICOM observes World Malaria Day

U.S. Africa Command observed World Malaria Day on Kelley Barracks April 25, 2014 to help spread awareness of the disease to community members.

May 16, 2014 ×
USAG Stuttgart celebrates Earth Day

USAG Stuttgart celebrates Earth Day

Story & photos by Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Earth Day, April 22, marked U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s commitment to good stewardship of environmental resources and heralded a number of Earth Day themed events in the Stuttgart military community.

May 14, 2014 ×
Comedian helps service members, civilians laugh their way through training

Comedian helps service members, civilians laugh their way through training

By Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Comedian Bernie McGrenahan performed his “Happy Hour — Comedy is the Cure” show for Stuttgart audiences at the Patch Community Club and Kelley Theater April 18, providing comedic relief and Army Substance Abuse Program training all at the same time.

April 28, 2014 ×
Stuttgart hosts ‘Rumble in the Gart’

Stuttgart hosts ‘Rumble in the Gart’

By Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Team Stuttgart won the “Rumble in the Gart” invitational boxing tournament April 5 at the Patch Fitness Center on Patch Barracks, beating out 10 other teams through 15 bouts for the top slot, with Fit Boxing Esslingen in second, and Team Kaiserslautern coming in third.

April 11, 2014 ×
AFRICOM honors winners at annual awards ceremony

AFRICOM honors winners at annual awards ceremony

Story & photos by Tech. Sgt. Olufemi A. Owolabi
U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs

U.S. Africa Command honored the best of the best during the 2013 Annual Awards event held at Kelley Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany, March 31.

April 9, 2014 ×
Forum empowers women to lead, inspire, motivate

Forum empowers women to lead, inspire, motivate

By Brenda Law
U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs

Women took center stage during the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s fifth annual Women’s Leadership Forum held at the Swabian Special Events Center on Patch Barracks March 27.

April 8, 2014 ×
America’s Chef, Dirk Yeaton visits USAG Stuttgart

America’s Chef, Dirk Yeaton visits USAG Stuttgart

Chef Dirk Yeaton, the “Grill Sergeant” at the Murphy-Goode Winery in northern California, visited the Stuttgart military community March 26 and 27, 2014.

April 7, 2014 ×
Patch High School French students put language skills to the test

Patch High School French students put language skills to the test

Students across the U.S. don’t have the same opportunities that students at Patch High School have to travel across Europe.

April 3, 2014 ×
AFN Stuttgart grand opening marks historic return

AFN Stuttgart grand opening marks historic return

Story & photos by Greg Jones
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

American Forces Network Stuttgart held a grand opening ceremony March 25 to commemorate the opening of its new facilities on Robinson Barracks.

April 2, 2014 ×