Announcements

Days of Remembrance video showing April 28

Days of Remembrance video showing April 28

The 2014 Days of Remembrance theme, Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses, marks the anniversaries of two seminal events in Holocaust history that raise questions about the responses of the United States to the widespread persecution and mass murder of the Jews of Europe. What can we learn today from American action and inaction in the […]

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Stuttgart Vet Clinic implements new procedures

Stuttgart Vet Clinic implements new procedures

With the implementation of its new online records system, the Stuttgart Veterinary Treatment Facility has announced that to better serve its clients, some procedures have changed. Prescription refills will now require three days. Clients are advised to plan accordingly, and call the clinic for refills before the medications have run out. New client registration will […]

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Local Garrison News

Safety Corner:  Are you ready to ride?

Safety Corner: Are you ready to ride?

By USAG Stuttgart Safety Office

Motorcycle riding season is here and now the time for motorcyclists to prepare themselves and their bikes.

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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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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

DOD salutes children during Month of Military Child

DOD salutes children during Month of Military Child

By Terri Moon Cronk
American Forces Press Service

The Defense Department believes military children serve their country alongside their service member parents, DOD’s director of the office of family policy/children and youth said.

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Hagel orders review of military decorations, awards program

Hagel orders review of military decorations, awards program

By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered a comprehensive review of the military decorations and awards program, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said March 20.

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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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