Monthly Archives: December 2017


Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Bavaria

  USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs news release   New Year’s Eve in Germany is a time to celebrate the start of a new year with fireworks, music, and family. Whether you want to party into the early hours of the morning or have a relaxed New Year’s with your family,…

December 25th, 2017 News

How Netzaberg Elementary shares holiday spirit

By Sonya Gates, Assistant Principal, Netzaberg Elementary School     GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — As part of Netzaberg Elementary School’s Kindness Challenge, NES students participated in spreading kindness and holiday cheer in several ways this season.     First, NES students partnered up with H.A.L.O.S., or Humanos Ayudando Los Oprimidos y Sufridos,…

December 21st, 2017 News, School News

US Soldiers donate record funds to preserve war graves, recover fallen

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Soldiers from 21st Theater Sustainment Command stationed here and in Baumholder raised a record number of funds to support a non-profit organization that recovers fallen World War I and II Soldiers — regardless of nationality — and maintains German grave sites across Europe.   The German…

December 18th, 2017 News

USAG Bavaria updates phone numbers for after-hours work order emergencies

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – U. S. Army Garrison Bavaria will have a new phone number for community members on Tower and Rose Barracks to call when submitting an after-hours emergency work order request beginning January 16, 2018.   EMERGENCIES   This does not apply to emergencies requiring first responders. If there…

December 15th, 2017 News

Giant House Spider: harmless to humans, helpful to the environment

By Christa LeGrande, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Environmental Division volunteer   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Now that winter is upon us and the days are getting colder, animals of all kinds, including us humans, seek warmer locales to survive the blustery cold.   One such creature we’re likely to find more…

December 12th, 2017 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News