Author: USAG Bavaria Public Affairs

USAG Bavaria Holiday Worship Schedule 2016

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Protestant, Catholic and non-denominational worship services are available on-post for upcoming religious holidays at Garmisch, Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Vilseck.   U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Religious Support Office, or RSO, prepared the holiday worship schedule. The services cover Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Regular weekend worship services during the…

November 14th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News

Take the garrison 22-day pushup challenge and save a life

  By Victoria Thompson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The USAG Bavaria Chaplain is issuing a garrison-wide pushup challenge beginning Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to generate more awareness of veteran suicide and as an opportunity to talk about resources.   Officially launched by a non-profit in 2013,…

November 8th, 2016 News

Top 5 reasons to use Military OneSource

  By Victoria Thompson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany —  Living in the military is a unique experience, and many people need help adjusting. The DOD created Military OneSource, an online service and call center available 24-7, to help and answer any questions about military life.   Military OneSource…

October 31st, 2016 Things You Didn't Know

‘Show Some Love’ through CFC-O now through Dec 2

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Serving overseas often provides a unique opportunity to see firsthand the hardships people face around the world such as poverty, lack of educational opportunities, limited access to medical care, and environmental exploitation.   The Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) gives you the opportunity to change lives, both…

October 23rd, 2016 News

Professional fitness classes anytime, anywhere

  USAG Bavaria Family & MWR news release   The WELLBEATS system delivers virtual fitness programming that covers a variety of fitness classes anywhere from 20 to 60 minutes at all fitness levels.   The system also has Fit Tests offering a benchmark for participants to measure their progress over…

October 17th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle

Prescription drug disposal made easy at USAG Bavaria health clinics

  Defense Department health care beneficiaries can safely and easily dispose of expired and unused medications by bringing them to a military treatment facility or, in some cases, picking up a mailing envelope from the installation to send for destruction of the medications free of charge.   The Drug Take…

September 27th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News

Wolf reported near Grafenwoehr Training Area; stay clear

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The State of Bavaria Department of Environment (LfU) reports several sightings of a wolf in the vicinity of the Grafenwoehr Training Area.   The wolf sightings were captured on a Federal Forestry Office wildlife observation camera in Grafenwoehr.   All USAG Bavaria community members are reminded…

September 26th, 2016 Environmental, News

Patriot Day 2016 at USAG Bavaria

  On Sept. 9, 2016, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria — which includes Army installations at Garmisch, Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Vilseck — observed Patriot Day. The President designated Sept. 11 of each year as “Patriot Day” to remember those killed and injured in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. On this…

September 9th, 2016 Commander Talk, News

Germany vehicle registry fee increases Oct 1

  SEMBACH, Germany — The U.S. Army Europe Registry of Motor Vehicles announced that it is increasing the vehicle registration fee in Germany by $5 to $35 dollars.   Driver license fees are also going up to $20.   These changes go into effect Oct. 1, 2016.   Licensing fees…

September 7th, 2016 News

SURVEY: Determine the future of town hall forums at Rose and Tower Barracks

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Bavaria, garrisons exist to ensure the life, health and safety of the community. Our service members and families are a major part of each community. Garrison leadership wants to connect, inform and empower community members.   A town hall is just one way to do that.…

September 1st, 2016 Commander Talk, Health & Lifestyle, News