Daily Archives: April 13, 2016

Things you didn’t know: Maypoles in Germany

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Flowers have started to bloom, the sun has finally peeked out from behind the winter clouds, and the sound of chirping birds fills the air. In Germany, May 1 is the day to celebrate the changing seasons.   Every year, on May Day, communities across Southern Germany…

April 13th, 2016 Things You Didn't Know

USAG Bavaria sets environmental sustainability support example

  By Mark Albe and Caecilia Kastl-Meier   The Department of Defense mission is to provide the military forces necessary to deter war, protect the security of the American people, our allies, and advance our interests globally. To execute its mission and ensure compliance with Executive Order 13693, Planning for…

April 13th, 2016 Environmental

USAG Bavaria Fire Chief: Remember this when grilling

  By Josef Rodler, Garrison Fire Chief, USAG Bavaria Directorate of Emergency Services   Grilling outdoors   Your Grill MUST be “at least”10 feet away from any structure, trees, bushes, tents, decking, gazebo cars, and dumpsters, plus any overhangs from these hazards. Always grill on a flat, stable surface –…

April 13th, 2016 Safety & Security Bytes