Monthly Archives: August 2019


Provost Marshal Minute: Expect increase in tactical vehicles

USAG Bavaria Provost Marshal   Our OPTEMPO in Bavaria has increased. There are many more tactical vehicles driving along the tank trail between Tower Barracks from Gate 4 to Rose Barracks Gate 3.   As you utilize this paved tank trail, you should look out for several things:   Watch…

August 30th, 2019 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Grafenwoehr offers guided city tours

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The city of Grafenwoehr offers guided city tours in both German and English for groups who are interested in learning more about the city and its more than 650 years of history.   There are two tours in German, the historic city tour and one around…

August 30th, 2019 News, Travel

Shop, win, cheer: Exchange gives away tickets to Army-Navy game

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Military shoppers have a chance to cheer on the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen in person at the 2019 Army-Navy Game just by shopping the Grafenwoehr Exchanges or commissary with their MILITARY STAR® card.   Shoppers will automatically be entered to…

August 30th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

3 Soldiers honored at retirement ceremony in Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — 7th Army Training Command and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria honored three Soldiers for their service and career at the quarterly retirement ceremony Aug. 28 at the Rose Barracks Theater, Vilseck, Germany.   The 7th Army Training Command Operations Officer, Col. Timothy C. Davis, thanked the retirees…

August 28th, 2019 News

Hohenfels celebrates women’s right to vote, equality movement

  HOHENFELS, Germany — The Joint Multinational Readiness Center and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Hohenfels celebrated Women’s Equality Day Aug. 27 to honor the passing of the 19th Amendment and bring attention to the continuing efforts to achieve full equality.   “The first step of Women’s Equality was the 19th…

August 28th, 2019 News

Grafenwoehr military families have Exchange layaway paid in full at surprise event

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Main Exchange surprised 18 well-deserving customers by paying off their layaway purchases on Aug. 23.   The Army & Air Force Exchange Service teamed up with Pay Away the Layaway to help military families as they head back to school,…

August 28th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Your suicide prevention resources at USAG Bavaria

Army Senior Leaders are committed to building a ready and resilient force by sustaining personal readiness and mitigating high-risk behaviors that run counter to the Army profession.   Those who serve our great nation pledge to treat themselves and others with dignity and respect and expect others to do the…

August 27th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Safety & Security Bytes

Eisenhower Loop closed September 9 until October 19

  HOHENFELS, Germany ─ Eisenhower Loop will be closed Sept. 9 to Oct. 19 for necessary road construction.   Vehicular traffic will not be allowed between the Teen Center (Bldg. 72) and the Sunrise Lodge Annex (Bldg. 71, 70 & 70A) during this time.   Community members should follow the…

August 26th, 2019 News

#BavariaWeatherEyes – Expand visibility, influence weather decisions

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Staying informed of weather and road conditions is easy. But understanding what occurs between the fall of the first snowflake and the decisions that follow is more complex.   Inclement weather that arrives during the fall and winter months sets into motion a series of events…

August 26th, 2019 Environmental, News, Safety & Security Bytes, School News

Rose Barracks Express fuel pump upgrade coming October 2019

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Exchange will upgrade the fuel pumps at the Rose Barracks Express October 7-11, 2019.   For safety purposes, while the fuel tank is cleaned and the new fuel pumps are installed, no fuel will be available at the Express during this time.…

August 26th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Travel