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BOSS program provides opportunities to single Soldiers

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, or BOSS, is located at 50 Gettysburg Avenue, Tower Barracks and originated in 1989 as a way to counter-balance the strong emphasis the Army placed on family-oriented programming, by giving single Soldiers a platform to address their needs.  …

July 27th, 2017 News

Exceptional Family Member Program: Meeting the needs of families

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Located at Army Community Services, Bldg. B322, on Rose Barracks the Exceptional Family Member Program is an Army- wide program designed to assist individuals who have a family member, regardless of age, with a disability of any kind that requires special treatment or services                             EFMP…

July 25th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, News, Questions

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

Grafenwoehr Exchange shoppers can keep veterans working with Rags of Honor tees

AAFES news release GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering Rags of Honor – a new patriotic apparel brand that supports homeless and unemployed veterans – available at the Tower Barracks Main Store and at shopmyexchange.com.   All Rags of Honor products are made in…

July 19th, 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

Did somebody say ‘Game of Thrones?’

  VILSECK, Germany — Where are my Game of Thrones fans at? Game of Thrones 7th season will premiere on this Sunday, July 16th at 8 p.m. CST on HBO in the United States, which is 3 a.m., on Monday, July 17th over here. In honor of this premiere, I…

July 14th, 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

Freecycle: Good Stuff Free

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — PCS season is in full swing. If you are new to Germany, or have PCS’d for the first time, the experience can be overwhelming. In addition to finding a place to live, the added task of coming up with the household goods you didn’t bring…

July 10th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, News

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