Announcements

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

This year’s theme for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is “Diverse Leadership Plus Expanding Opportunity: an Imperative for America.” U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s Equal Opportunity Office will kick off the month May 1 at noon in the Panzer Exchange with cake, following by a dance performance. At 2 p.m. the Patch Commissary will […]

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Community Bank to close for German holidays

Community Bank to close for German holidays

If you are a Community Bank customer, be advised that all Community Banks in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart will be closed on upcoming German holidays: May 1, Labor Day, and May 29, Ascension Day.

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Local Garrison News

Stuttgart Family and MWR wins Exemplary Workforce Development Award

Stuttgart Family and MWR wins Exemplary Workforce Development Award

The Maj. Gen. Robert M. Joyce Installation Management Academy, School for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, announced the recipients of the Fiscal Year 2014 Family and MWR Exemplary Workforce Development Award. This award is designed to recognize Family and MWR organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to Family and MWR employees through training, […]

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Stuttgart named “Most Improved’ in ACOE program

Stuttgart named “Most Improved’ in ACOE program

USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart was one of two garrisons named as Most Improved (and the only OCONUS garrison to be recognized) in the 2014 Army Communities of Excellence program following an announcement released to the garrison April 21.

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Culture Features

Celebrate arrival of spring, Easter in Germany

Celebrate arrival of spring, Easter in Germany

Story & photos by Carola Meusel
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

This year, Easter or, as Germans say, “Ostern,” is celebrated April 20. During Easter, Christianity celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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Stuttgart’s ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ long on art, entertainment

Stuttgart’s ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ long on art, entertainment

Story by Carola Meusel
USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office

Art lovers, party-goers, museum enthusiasts, music buffs and night owls alike can explore Stuttgart’s culture scene during the “Lange Nacht der Museen,” or Long Night of the Museums, on March 15 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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U.S. Department of Defense News

Helpline marks 3 years of aiding sexual assault victims

Helpline marks 3 years of aiding sexual assault victims

American Forces Press Service

The DOD Safe Helpline — a crisis-response resource that provides sexual assault victims with an anonymous and confidential system of support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere in the world – marks three years of operation this month.

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Changes to DOD’s Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

Changes to DOD’s Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

By Mitch Chandran
Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Public Affairs

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense’s Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program starting May 1.

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U.S. Army News

Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

By Lisa Ferdinando
Army News Service

Music artist Lenny Kravitz paused to reflect on the life and legacy of his uncle and namesake, Pfc. Leonard Kravitz, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously from President Barack Obama, March 18.

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Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

By J.D. Liepold
Army News Service

Twenty-four U.S. Army veterans from three wars — World War II, Korea and Vietnam — received upgrades to the highest military decoration for uncommon bravery and gallantry at a White House ceremony March 18.

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