Author: USAG Bavaria Public Affairs

Recognizing and reporting suspicious activity at USAG Bavaria

Part II of V in the USAG Bavaria Antiterrorism Awareness Series   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — One of the most important roles you have as a member of our community is to report suspicious activity.   The two easiest ways to report suspicious activity:   Use the Army’s iSalute suspicious activity…

August 10th, 2017 Safety & Security Bytes

Antiterrorism: What is it and what are your resources?

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month. And now more than ever your vigilance is required to protect us and our mission.   Terrorism continues to be a growing threat, abroad and at home. The best protection that we have is our monitoring. Pay attention to your surroundings and…

July 31st, 2017 Safety & Security Bytes

No bags permitted but bring IDs to 59th German-American Volksfest

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria invites the Bavaria military community and all citizens to the 59th German-American Volksfest at the Grafenwoehr Training Area’s Camp Kasserine Aug. 4-6.   Garrison officials in partnership with German authorities are taking immediate steps to minimize risks. Officials continue to assess threats daily…

July 20th, 2017 News

Army launches campaign to get Soldiers hired

Story by U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs   The Army’s Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) is hosting a Hire a Soldier Campaign now through Aug. 11 on SFL-TAP’s Facebook and Twitter pages.   The campaign aims to inform transitioning Soldiers on ways to market themselves…

July 17th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, News

How to ship alcohol in your government personal property move

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Over the course of two or three years in Europe, many Soldiers and military families find that building a modest alcohol collection — from regions famous for wine, for example — becomes a part of their experience abroad. But what happens when it’s time to transport this…

July 11th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News, Things You Didn't Know

Return ammunition on ‘No Questions Asked’ policy July 11

  VILSECK, Germany — Vilseck holds its quarterly Amnesty Day event July 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 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.…

July 4th, 2017 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Tower tours offered at Tower Barracks during summer 2017

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Tours of the historic water tower on Tower Barracks are now being offered throughout the summer of 2017.   Tours are open to community members with installation access. Tour dates and times are:   Thursday, July 13, 9 – 11 a.m.   Tuesday, July 25, 9…

June 28th, 2017 News

Rose and Tower Barracks schools to release students early on Thursdays

  The Department of Defense Education Activity’s Grafenwoehr schools, in collaboration with USAG Bavaria, will be releasing students one hour early every Thursday. The early release will begin in the 2017/2018 school year.   The class times for the schools are: Vilseck Elementary School: 8:25 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. except…

June 20th, 2017 News

Law enforcement to issue fines for illegal parking in Netzaberg

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Eschenbach Polizei and Garrison Emergency Services will be taking a more pro-active approach to traffic violations in the Netzaberg housing area.   Although Netzaberg is a base for Army Family Housing in the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community, the town falls under the jurisdiction of the German…

June 12th, 2017 News

Food Handler courses offered in time for Volksfest

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USAG Bavaria is offering several Food Handler courses from now through August 2 to allow anyone handling food at the upcoming Grafenwoehr German-American Volksfest the opportunity to obtain an active food handler certificate before the festivities begin.   Department of Defense’s food safety regulations require personnel…

June 12th, 2017 News