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Jedi at the Exchange coming to Grafenwoehr

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Exchange will give young Padawans the chance to battle the Dark Side with a Disney-approved Star Wars experience on Oct. 13.   Jedi at the Exchange gives children 4-12 the chance to get free Jedi training, similar to what is offered…

October 11th, 2018 News

Garmisch Community Library earns 2018 excellence award

  By Katherine Livingston, Library Technician, Garmisch   GARMISCH, Germany — The efforts of the Garmisch Community Library were recognized throughout the Army when it took home the 2018 Excellence in Army Recreation, Small Garrison Library and Information Services Award.   The results of the Army Recreation Awards were released Sept.…

October 9th, 2018 News, School News

Stay Resilient and Stay Ready

By Tom Janis, Emergency Manager    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — National Preparedness Month, recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year.   This year’s NPM focused on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn…

September 27th, 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

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

September highlights awareness of foodborne illnesses

By Kevin L. Robinson, DeCA public affairs specialist DeCA NEWS RELEASE   FORT LEE, Va. — Keeping foodborne illnesses at bay is a constant job, one shared by retailers and consumers alike, Defense Commissary Agency officials say.   “Commissaries inspect the product pipeline, from the farm to the supplier to the…

August 31st, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News, Things You Didn't Know

Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

  By Kellie Matack, Emergency Management Assistant   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Each September, the United States and now many other countries, recognize National Preparedness Month.   You are probably thinking, I don’t live in an area prone to disasters. Why is this important? Why and better yet, for what do…

August 31st, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes

School bus safety begins, ends at home

by DoDEA-Europe East District Transportation Supervisor   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Safe student transportation is one of DoDEA-Europe East District’s highest priorities.   The following highlights critical school transportation-related safety protocol and measures to keep students safe and prepared for the daily travel to and from their school.   LOOK at and…

August 20th, 2018 News, Safety & Security Bytes, School News

BCSC announces 2018-2019 grant application deadlines

Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Community Outreach Grants deadlines.   During this club year, there will be two grants cycles.   The first application deadline will be Sept. 30 at midnight. Organizations…

August 13th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Community asked to assist birds during heat wave

  By Elaine Freeth, USAG Bavaria Environmental Division   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The number of reports concerning juvenile birds falling from their nests due to the heat is rising, and bird conservation group Landesbund für Vogelschutz is requesting action from the community as rescue centers fill up fast.   Birds…

August 1st, 2018 Environmental, News