Monthly Archives: September 2018

Oktoberfest 2018 in Munich: Expect heightened security

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 2018 Oktoberfest in Munich runs Sept. 22 through Oct. 7 and fest-goers can expect to see stringent security measures again, according to the official website.   The heightened security plans include a secured perimeter, a significant police presence with up to 450 security wardens on…

September 19th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes

Improve Family and MWR service: Take survey Sept. 20-Oct. 17

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USAG Bavaria Family and MWR invites the community to participate in the Army Family and MWR Customer Survey Sept. 20 – Oct. 17, 2018.   The purpose of the survey is to identify levels and patterns of usage of various MWR programs and services compared to…

September 17th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Netzaberg Express re-opens Oct. 10 after renovations

  NETZABERG, Germany –The Netzaberg Express re-opens Oct. 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. after months of renovations.   Additionally, the Community Bank ATM at the Express — which has also been out of service — will be fully operational Sept. 29.   Since, April 19 the Netzaberg Express has underwent…

September 14th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News, School News

Retiree Appreciation Day offers financial, health services at Vilseck and Ansbach

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – American Retirees in the area will have a chance to get help with pay issues, health care and other retiree services this October.   USAG Bavaria hosts its annual Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) Oct. 16 at the at the Multi-Purpose Center, Bldg 134 (Vilseck) on Rose…

September 13th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News

Town halls open to community to address lead concerns

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Leadership with U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria and 7th Army Training Command host town halls to address concerns regarding lead on-post and at Army housing.   The town halls — which are open to the entire community — will be held at the following dates and locations:  …

September 12th, 2018 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Sports Nutrition Shop opens at Grafenwoehr Exchange Sept. 21

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The grand opening of the new sports nutrition shop located inside Tower Barracks Main Store will be on Sept. 21.   Soldiers and their families can find everything they need to support an active lifestyle with the new sports nutrition shop.   The new shop features…

September 11th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Return ammunition on ‘No Questions Asked’ policy

  VILSECK, Germany — U. S. Army Garrison Bavaria holds its quarterly Amnesty Day event Oct. 2, 2018 to afford the USAG Bavaria community the opportunity to turn in ammunition on a no-questions-asked basis.   The next Community Amnesty Day for ammunition and explosives (A & E) will run from…

September 11th, 2018 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Netzaberg Middle School hosts annual Pink Up the Pace fun run

NETZABERG MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS RELEASE by  8th Grade student EB Scheuermann, Edited by Johnnie Cornett, JLS Sponsor   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — There is a rush of anticipation and positivity for Netzaberg Middle School’s annual fun run, Pink Up The Pace, at the Tower Barracks Fitness Center, Oct. 13.   Our…

September 10th, 2018 News, School News

Flying a recreational drone in Germany

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — There are several laws and regulations you need to follow if you want to fly your own drone in Germany.   The German drone rules are regulated by the “Bundesministerium fuer Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur” and by the “Deutsche Flugsicherung,” the German version of the Federal…

September 5th, 2018 News, Things You Didn't Know

BCSC announces 2018-2019 scholarship application deadlines

  Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 scholarship deadlines.   During this club year, there will be two opportunities to apply.   The first application deadline will be October 26, 2018. Interested applicants…

September 5th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News