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For safety’s sake, beat the summer heat

For safety’s sake, beat the summer heat

Directorate of Communication and Public Affairs U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center Outdoor activities are one way to enjoy the warm weather of spring and summer, but it is important to be mindful that high temperatures pose a significant risk for heat injury. Although temperatures in Germany are generally moderate, the…

July 3, 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 ×