Author: Desiree Dillehay

Netzaberg schools offer new breakfast program

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Netzaberg Elementary and Middle School campus will be offering the “Start Smart” breakfast program during the 2018-2019 school year.   The program will start at NES on Aug. 28 and at NMS on Sept. 10.   The campus was selected as a pilot location for…

August 22nd, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News, School News

Tower Barracks Exchange, Commissary hold force protection exercise August 23

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower Barracks Exchange Main Store and the Commissary will participate in a force protection and antiterrorism training exercise Aug. 23 beginning at 8:30 a.m.   The exercise will begin at the Exchange Main Store at 8:30 a.m. and will move to the Commissary between 9 a.m. and…

August 22nd, 2018 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Back-To-School event to prepare community for 2018-2019 year

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Parents can prepare for the 2018-2019 school year with a back-to-school celebration at the Tower Barracks Main Exchange Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   The celebration will assist parents and students of all ages as they get ready for the new school year…

August 8th, 2018 News, School News

Tower View Conference Center to close July 30 for renovation

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower View Conference Center will undergo renovation and will be closed from July 30, 2018, through January 2019.    Employees at the TVCC are actively reaching out to event organizers whose reservation requests conflict with the closure.   During the renovation, groups interested in reserving on-post…

July 26th, 2018 News

July Fourth at Tower Barracks: What you need to know

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will host Independence Day festivities at the Tower Barracks Parade Field July 4.   The BOSS Bike and Car Show kicks off the celebration at 10 a.m. for a full day of excitement and family fun for all, with fireworks scheduled to…

June 28th, 2018 News

OPINION: From one military spouse to another, thank you

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — It’s Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and while affirmations or gifts from our service members are always appreciated, it’s also a good time for us spouses to show our appreciation for one another.   I’ve been a military spouse for five years. That isn’t very long compared…

May 11th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Tricare changes: Overseas newborn enrollment requirements

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Effective this year, parents will need to follow new overseas Tricare enrollment requirements for their newborn or adopted children.   Newborns now have a 120-day grace period for healthcare coverage in Tricare when born at overseas duty stations. This grace period begins on the date…

April 24th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Europe’s first Service Culture Center opens with an eye on employee development

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany ─ U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership and employees gathered here at Tower Barracks April 12 for the opening of the first Service Culture Center in Europe.   “Today’s opening marks the culmination of something that we’ve been thinking about for well over a year,” said Col. Lance…

April 13th, 2018 News