Monthly Archives: November 2017


USAG Bavaria readies fleet for journey home

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — After nine months in Europe supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve, the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division’s fleet of combat vehicles are removing their temporary woodland colors and reverting to their original desert tan in preparation for the trip home to Fort Carson, Colorado.  …

November 15th, 2017 News

USAG Bavaria commissaries now accept Military Star Card

  Army & Air Force Exchange Services Press Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — To offer greater convenience to service members and their families and further strengthen funding of critical military Quality-of-Life programs, the military exchanges’ Exchange Credit Program has expanded acceptance of the Military Star card to Commissaries around the…

November 14th, 2017 News

5 things you should know about ‘black ice’

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Winter driving isn’t only about dealing with snow. Ice on the road is a real threat.   Black ice, in particular, is dangerous because it’s invisible (the term “black ice” being somewhat of a misnomer). However, you can better protect yourself by understanding and knowing…

November 13th, 2017 Safety & Security Bytes

USAG Bavaria Thrift Shops: A great place to shop

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – U. S. Army Garrison Bavaria has thrift shops available in four of its five communities: Tower Barracks, Rose Barracks, Hohenfels and Garmisch.   Locations and hours   The thrift shop on Tower Barracks is located in Bldg. 508. It is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays…

November 13th, 2017 News
USAG Bavaria crest

USAG Bavaria Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention resources

The SHARP program’s mission is to reduce with an aim toward eliminating sexual offenses within the Army through cultural change, prevention, intervention, investigation, accountability, advocacy/response, assessment and training to sustain the All-Volunteer Force.   The Army’s SHARP Program Is an integrated, proactive effort by the Army to end sexual harassment…

November 10th, 2017 News

Holiday tree lighting ceremonies at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Installations at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria welcome holiday cheer with their own festivities.   Ceremonies will be held on Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr, Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Hohenfels and Artillery Kaserne at Garmisch.   Garmisch – Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m.   The Garmisch Winterfest is Dec.…

November 8th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, News

Off-post gov’t-leased housing residents asked to submit meter readings

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria housing officials are asking residents of government-leased housing in the Grafenwoehr and Vilseck areas to report their home’s utility meter readings for electricity, water and, if available, gas by Friday, Dec. 15.   Residents can submit the readings either by taking…

November 6th, 2017 Housing, News

Parents of DoDEA students: Register in AtHoc

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Parents of students attending any of USAG Bavaria’s DoDEA schools should register in the garrison’s emergency messaging system known as AtHoc.   The AtHoc mass-warning notification system sends registered users emergency warnings and other critical information, such as hazardous road conditions, reporting delays, and base closures…

November 2nd, 2017 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Deadlines: Receiving and shipping mail during the holidays

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 2017 holiday season mailing deadlines have been released.   To ensure packages sent to the U.S. are delivered before Dec. 25, 2017, mail by:   Space Available Mail (SAM) Parcels — Nov. 27, 2017   Priority Parcels & First Class Letters — Dec. 11, 2017…

November 1st, 2017 News

USAG Bavaria to hold career fair Nov 7

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Organizations across the garrison set up tables to meet with job-seeking community members at the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Career Fair Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Tower View Conference Center.   “The goal of the career fair is to connect…

November 1st, 2017 News