Author: Nathan Van Schaik

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

3-year construction between Erbendorf, Grafenwoehr forces detour

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — A road leading from Erbendorf to Grafenwoehr will be closed for construction for three years.   The closure of the B299 between Pressath and Erbendorf will result in a detour for those driving to Grafenwoehr. Construction begins at the end of August 2018. The total closure…

July 24th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News, Travel

New TDY approval document at USAG Bavaria

USAG Bavaria Directorate of Resource Management news release   Effective July 1, 2018, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will begin using a new form to approve Department of the Army civilian (DAC) TDY travel.   The new form is available at www.bavaria.army.mil/docs/TDY_Request_Form.pdf.   Since 2016, written approval of either the garrison…

July 1st, 2018 News

Col. Adam Boyd takes command of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Col. Adam J. Boyd assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria here at a ceremony June 27.   Lt. Col. Gregory Scrivens had been serving as the interim garrison commander since Col. Lance Varney relinquished command of the garrison last month.   The ceremony and passing…

June 27th, 2018 Commander Talk, News

USAG Bavaria releases Find-It Guide, garrison’s print installation guide and phonebook

      GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison officially released copies of its new print installation guide and phonebook at a launch party here May 31.   Over 30,000 copies of the Find-It Guide were delivered across all USAG Bavaria, including its camps  and installations at Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels…

May 31st, 2018 News

A community member’s guide to understanding FPCON

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army in Europe relies on five Force Protection Condition (FPCON) levels — Normal, A, B, C and D — or as the Army says, Normal, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta. The levels increase from lowest condition at Normal to the highest and most protective at…

May 23rd, 2018 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Col. Varney relinquishes command at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Col. Lance Varney, garrison commander at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, relinquished command at a ceremony here May 22.   The ceremony and passing of the command’s colors was presided over by Michael D. Formica, region director, Installation Management Command Europe.   Lt. Col. Gregory Scrivens will…

May 22nd, 2018 News