Monthly Archives: October 2018


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…

October 31st, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

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…

October 30th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

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…

October 26th, 2018 News

2018 federal charity campaign now open in Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The annual workplace giving campaign within the U.S. military and federal government takes place now through Dec. 14.   The Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas, or CFC-O, provides uniformed and civilian DOD personnel serving overseas the opportunity to support charitable organizations or causes of their choice from the…

October 26th, 2018 News

USAG Bavaria to launch new website

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will soon go live with an innovative, user-friendly new website.   The new website stems from the migration of all U.S. Army Installation Management Command garrisons to a combined content management system.   The USAG Bavaria Public Affairs Office manages the…

October 26th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

What to do when bad weather hits Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Inclement weather brought on by the autumn and winter months can deliver a blow to Bavaria and the surrounding area, affecting your decision to travel.   Garrison officials and street cleaning crews at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria installations at Garmisch, Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Vilseck will do everything…

October 24th, 2018 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes, School News, Travel

Wildlife traffic accident: What to do

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Germany is a country that puts great importance to the protection of the environment.   Numerous highways and motorways pass through vast and picturesque forest areas and extensive fields where flora and fauna are under special protection and numerous species of animals have their habitat. Often,…

October 23rd, 2018 Environmental, News, Safety & Security Bytes, Travel

An easy guide to trash & recycling in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Germany is one of the most successful countries in recycling the trash for the good of the environment. A major part of the success is the proper sorting of garbage. But the whole subject of recycling can be an overwhelming task for any newcomer to the…

October 19th, 2018 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

#BavariaWeatherEyes – Expand visibility, influence weather decisions

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Staying informed of weather and road conditions is easy. But understanding what occurs between the fall of the first snowflake and the decisions that follow is more complex.   Inclement weather that arrives during the fall and winter months sets into motion a series of events…

October 19th, 2018 Environmental, News, Safety & Security Bytes, School News

DOD personnel eligible for free antivirus software for home use

  The DoD Antivirus Software License Agreement with McAfee allows active DoD service members and employees to utilize the antivirus software for home use.   Home use of the antivirus products will not only protect personal computers, but will also potentially lessen the threat of malicious logic being introduced to…

October 18th, 2018 News, Safety & Security Bytes