Category Archives: Questions

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

Questions with USO Bavaria director: Doing what matters most

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Carolyn Harris knows the challenges the United Service Organizations, better known as USO, faces as it strives to help Soldiers and families connect to home while serving overseas. Time and time again, she and her staff deliver on this promise.   In her position as USO…

April 26th, 2017 News, Questions

Questions with Ebony Bradley, Red Cross program manager

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Ebony Bradley is uniquely qualified to talk about the American Red Cross and its mission in southern Bavaria, having firsthand experience of the program’s ability to bridge the gap between Soldiers and the situations they face while serving their country.   She is one of only three…

April 19th, 2017 News, Questions

Influential Women of Bavaria: April Philippi, school registrar, secretary

  By Margaret Ballinger, Netzaberg Elementary School Teacher   NETZABERG, Germany — If you have children at Netzaberg Elementary School, or if you’ve ever visited our school here, you probably know April Philippi.   April is an Army wife, mother of three and a dual-hatted front-office employee at NES. Respected…

March 19th, 2017 News, Questions

Influential Women of Bavaria: Annette Evans, your garrison deputy

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — In almost every Army community, you’ll find a Deputy to the Garrison Commander, or DGC. Described by some as the equivalent to a city manager, the garrison deputy oversees day-to-day operations in the areas of public works, housing, in-processing, education, fire and emergency services, postal, MWR,…

March 15th, 2017 News, Questions

Questions with Isaia Falealii, football player and Hohenfels employee

  By Christina Wilson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   HOHENFELS, Germany — Isaia Falealii, the son of an American Soldier, attended Hohenfels High School from 2004 – 2008. In 2006, he played defensive for the Hohenfels Tigers football team and won the U.S. Forces European Championship.   Soon after graduation…

March 14th, 2017 News, Questions

Influential Women of Bavaria: Ailien Patail, Garmisch librarian

  GARMISCH, Germany — For more than two decades, Ailien Patail has served as a U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s librarian for the Garmisch-Partenkirchen military community.   Inspired by her husband George, Patail became a librarian and began working at the Garmisch library in 1995.   Since then, she has seen…

March 9th, 2017 News, Questions

Influential Women of Bavaria: Lara Clagett, inspirational woman, friend and mentor

By Christina Wilson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   HOHENFELS, Germany — During Women’s History Month, I wanted to write an article on a woman who inspired me, and without even hesitating, I thought of Lara Clagett, our Mobilization, Deployment & Stability Support Operations Specialist.   Coming to Hohenfels in 1998…

March 7th, 2017 News, Questions

Meet the Chaplain: Maj. Kevin Hovan

  Chaplains provide support to service members and military families and ensure religious rights are observed in the Army community. They perform many duties, from conducting religious services and leading marriage retreats to deploying in combat zones with infantry units. They work to make the Army stronger by helping to…

February 14th, 2017 Questions

Alissa Grantham: Questions with a local artist and Hohenfels grad

By Christina Wilson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   HOHENFELS, Germany — Alissa Grantham spent six years of her teenage years in the Hohenfels community and graduated from the Hohenfels High School in 2009.   As an artist at heart, she grew up drawing cartoons and comics, which eventually led to…

December 11th, 2016 Questions