story by Susan Melnyk
So, your family has just received orders for Stuttgart, Germany. Are you excited, nervous, anxious? Don’t worry, you’re going to love it here!
Our website is packed with information about moving to Germany, getting settled in once you’ve arrived, and taking full advantage of the opportunities to travel Europe while you’re stationed here. Check back often, as we make updates weekly and you are welcome to share your stories, tips, and travel ideas on our SHARE page for a chance to see your writing on the website or in one of our printed papers, such as The Stuttgart Citizen and Kaiserslautern American.
Here are a few tips and useful websites to prepare you for your move to Germany:
The Life section of our website has many useful tips for understanding both USAG and USAF rules and regulations while you are stationed in the area.
The Stuttgart MWR has many programs and activities to get you settled and keep you busy.
Once you have unpacked, get out and about! Stuttgart’s Outdoor Recreation department has tons of outdoor tours and planned activities to help familiarize you with the area and meet new people.
The Find-It Guide, a phone directory for the American military community in Germany, is one of the best ways to search for services in your area.