Author: USAG Bavaria Public Affairs

Top 9 reasons vehicles fail inspection

By 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron Editor’s Note: This article has been updated on Dec. 11, 2020.   From cracked windows to auto decals, here are the Top 9 reasons your vehicle may fail inspection.   1. Engine/Transmission/Power Steering Fluid Leaks   The vehicle will be rejected if there is evidence…

December 26th, 2018 News

President issues executive order making Dec. 24 a holiday for federal employees

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The President of the U.S. issued an Executive Order granting the closing of all executive departments and agencies of the federal government and excusing employees from duty Monday, Dec. 24.   Non-mission essential activities will be curtailed to allow civilian employees to be excused from duty…

December 19th, 2018 News

USAG Bavaria opening hours during National Day of Mourning Dec. 5

  U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria services will operate under federal holiday hours Wed, Dec. 5, in observance of the National Day of Mourning.   The following services will be affected.  Follow USAG Bavaria’s Facebook page and website for updates.   DoDEA Schools will be closed.   AAFES and DECA Commissaries…

December 4th, 2018 News

USAG Bavaria to launch new website

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will soon go live with an innovative, user-friendly new website.   The new website stems from the migration of all U.S. Army Installation Management Command garrisons to a combined content management system.   The USAG Bavaria Public Affairs Office manages the…

October 26th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

DOD personnel eligible for free antivirus software for home use

  The DoD Antivirus Software License Agreement with McAfee allows active DoD service members and employees to utilize the antivirus software for home use.   Home use of the antivirus products will not only protect personal computers, but will also potentially lessen the threat of malicious logic being introduced to…

October 18th, 2018 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Take the cost of living survey, influence future rates

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — All Department of Defense Service members stationed at any of the 11 DOD identified locations in Germany, and who have been on station for at least three months, are required to complete the 2018 Cost of Living Allowance Living Pattern Survey.   Take the survey at…

October 5th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Joint Communications Unit recruiting brief Oct. 15 in Grafenwoehr

The Joint Communications Unit hosts a recruiting brief open to all service members at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria.   The brief is Oct. 15, beginning at 11 a.m., at the Tower Theater.   Those interested are encouraged to attend the recruiting brief and meet with recruiters who can facilitate their…

September 26th, 2018 News

Improve Family and MWR service: Take survey Sept. 20-Oct. 17

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USAG Bavaria Family and MWR invites the community to participate in the Army Family and MWR Customer Survey Sept. 20 – Oct. 17, 2018.   The purpose of the survey is to identify levels and patterns of usage of various MWR programs and services compared to…

September 17th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Exchange Shoppers Can ‘Give and Get Back’ to Help Army, Air Force Relief Funds

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower Barracks Exchange is making it easy for shoppers to help Soldiers and military families in need during the second “Give and Get Back” donation period.   From August 1 through August 5, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can donate…

July 26th, 2018 News

Annual force protection exercise may affect you

HOHENFELS, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria and host nation partners participate in a full scale force protection exercise here June 21-23, 2018.   During that time, the exercise could result in increased force protection and security measures at USAG Bavaria installations at Garmisch, Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Vilseck.   The…

May 20th, 2018 News, Safety & Security Bytes