Community News

Know of a great hairstylist or have a favorite coffee shop? Maybe you know of a hidden gem store or you’ve found a delicious and kid-friendly local restaurant. Now’s your chance to share! 
High school graduation is a special time, and Stars and Stripes is pleased to be putting together our annual Grad Tab once again. We'll be highlighting information on all of the DoDEA Europe high schools and their graduating classes.
What better way to put a smile on our deployed servicemembers' faces than by writing them a letter? With our Pen Pal Program, your kiddos can do just that.
Imagine if helping out the victims of a natural disaster was as simple as cracking open a bottle of wine.
Thanks to a stroke of genius by a German winemaker, it is.
The Wildside Holidays website is packed with the most current and up-to-date articles about the natural and national parks of Spain, along with information about the wildlife you might come across and where to find it.
AFN TV is giving the overseas military audience extensive Summer Games coverage from Tokyo similar to what viewers in the United States will see from NBC.  
Horrible flooding in the German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia has left the entire country in a state of shock. The devastation unleashed by exceptionally heavy rainfall in mid-July has left over one hundred dead and several times that number injured.
The 2020 Olympics were delayed but not denied. Should all go to plan, the world’s games are set to play out in Tokyo July 23 - August 8. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, 17 military members will be among the more than 600 athletes selected for Team U.S.A.
Just because we expected the news doesn’t take the sting out of it. On July 6, Bad Dürkheim’s city council made it official: the 2021 edition of its mega-event, the Wurstmarkt, will not take place for the second year in a row.
 Happy Birthday, America! Today is a glorious day for Americans who are filled with great pride and love for the United States of America. To celebrate, read up on these four quirky facts about the Fourth of July:
Stars and Stripes wants to see your tattoos! We are seeking tattoo models located in Germany for our upcoming tattoo magazine. Whether you are a service member, dependent or military community member, we want to see your tattoos and hear your stories.
Road races, we’ve missed you! If running was one of your go-to activities over the worst of the COVID- 19 pandemic, you are no doubt well trained and raring to go by now.
“Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Army, happy birthday to you!”
From lively nights in bars and restaurants to watching major sporting events, we’ve missed an awful lot over these past few months. But a welcome sign that much of Europe is taking one step closer toward normalcy is fast approaching.
Slowly but surely, life in Germany is returning to some semblance of normalcy. On May 10, beer gardens in Bavaria got the green light to open up their leafy premises to thirsty patrons.