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Your domestic violence prevention resources at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany— The garrison here supports the U.S. Army’s efforts in raising domestic violence awareness during the entire month of October.   What is domestic violence, and why does it matter? Today, families — and especially military families — are subject to a variety of stressors that often place…

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Toyland Opens at Tower Barracks Main Store Oct 21

  Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Tower Barracks Main Store toy aisle will transform into a paradise of play when the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s special Toyland section launches Oct. 21.   Stocked with the hottest fall toys for boys…

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USAG Bavaria Exchanges bring back fee-free layaway for the holidays

Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Once again, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering fee-free layaway for Soldiers, families and retirees who want to get a jump-start on their holiday shopping and keep gifts hidden safely out of sight from prying…

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Prescription drug disposal made easy at USAG Bavaria health clinics

  Defense Department health care beneficiaries can safely and easily dispose of expired and unused medications by bringing them to a military treatment facility or, in some cases, picking up a mailing envelope from the installation to send for destruction of the medications free of charge.   The Drug Take…

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Athens: A modern day glimpse at ancient history

  ATHENS, Greece — Influences of American and European culture as we know it started centuries ago with toga-clad Greeks as they meddled in mathematics, dabbled in democracy and flirted with philosophy, creating an unprecedented civilization.   Advances to the technological age could not have happened without our neighbors to…

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Wolf reported near Grafenwoehr Training Area; stay clear

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The State of Bavaria Department of Environment (LfU) reports several sightings of a wolf in the vicinity of the Grafenwoehr Training Area.   The wolf sightings were captured on a Federal Forestry Office wildlife observation camera in Grafenwoehr.   All USAG Bavaria community members are reminded…

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Flood prevention measures further improved on Hohenfels Training Area

By Simone Peuleke, USAG Bavaria Enviromental Division   HOHENFELS, Germany — The U.S. Army successfully completed a project to repair and improve the existing flood prevention system for the access road between Hohenfels Training Area, or HTA, and the off- post community of Hohenburg.   A few decades ago, soil…

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Sign up for the 2nd Annual Military Spouse Wellness Summit

  InDependent news release   FORT EUSTIS, Virginia – InDependent and Corie Weathers launch registration for the second annual online Military Spouse Wellness Summit: Happily Ever After sponsored by Armed Forces Insurance.   The online summit takes place during the week of October 17-21. On Sat, Oct. 22, the grand-prize…

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Patriot Day 2016 at USAG Bavaria

  On Sept. 9, 2016, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria — which includes Army installations at Garmisch, Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Vilseck — observed Patriot Day. The President designated Sept. 11 of each year as “Patriot Day” to remember those killed and injured in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. On this…

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Return ammunition on ‘No Questions Asked’ policy Oct. 11

  VILSECK, Germany — Vilseck holds its quarterly Amnesty Day event Oct. 11 to afford the USAG Bavaria community the opportunity to turn in ammunition on a no-questions-asked basis.   The next Ammunition Supply Activity Community Amnesty Day for ammunition and explosives will run from 8a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at…