More options to find employment and volunteer positions at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Army Community Service and Army Air Force Exchange Services held a Career and Volunteer Fair Nov. 8, which featured dozens of employers and volunteer opportunities in USAG Bavaria.   Don’t worry if you were not able to attend the event because there are still plenty of…

Stay safe during holidays

  A message from the USAG Bavaria Antiterrorism Office   The next two months include a number of holiday celebrations and events that could be potential targets for terrorism. In addition to holiday fests and markets, other locations such as sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers, places of worship…

Understanding the history of Veterans Day

      HOHENFELS, Germany — On Nov. 11, Veterans Day, we celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans.   But the version of Veterans Day we know now wasn’t always so.   It wasn’t always a holiday, it wasn’t always on Nov. 11. In fact, it wasn’t…

APO announces 2018 holiday mailing deadlines

    The U.S. Postal Service and the Army Post Office have the mailing deadlines for the expected delivery of cards and gifts to your loved ones this holiday season. Also, remember to pick up your parcels from your community mail rooms as soon as they arrive, as the sheer…

TKS service outage Nov. 14 to impact internet and AFN TV

TKS news release   On Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018, TKS will implement a network upgrade at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, which will result in a temporary interruption of all TKS network services between midnight and 2 a.m.   TKS network services that will be impacted include: easyConnect, easyTV, AFN television,…

2018 holiday tree lightings at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria is ringing in the holiday cheer one installation at a time.   Ceremonies and festivities will be held at Artillery Kaserne in Garmisch, Hohenfels, Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr and Rose Barracks in Vilseck.   Garmisch – Nov. 29, 5:30 p.m.   The…

Engineers to break ground on new Grafenwoehr Elementary School

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army leadership and school officials are set to break ground Nov. 20 on the Grafenwoehr Elementary School.   Department of Defense Education Activity — the agency overseeing U.S. military schools overseas — is funding the $38 million project.   The new school is scheduled to…

New thrift shop hours in Graf and Vilseck beginning Nov. 6

Bavaria Community and Spouses Club news release   The Bavaria Community and Spouses Club Thrift Shops will have new hours beginning Tuesday, November 6, 2018.   Both the Grafenwoehr and Vilseck shops will have the same hours.   Monday: Closed   Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Wednesday: 11…

Bavaria Community & Spouses’ Club fall 2018 grants recipients

Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club news release   The Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club is pleased to announce the following organizations received a total of over $18,000 during the Fall 2018 Community Outreach Grants cycle:   Vilseck High School Model UN   Vilseck High School Science Department   Netzaberg Middle…

Workshop guides future growth in Grafenwoehr

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — As part of the ongoing transformation of military commands and units at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, an Area Development Plan Workshop was held here Oct. 22-26.   The workshop, led by the USAG Bavaria Directorate of Public Works, focused on development issues and project impacts over…