Author: USAG Bavaria Public Affairs

Jedi training coming to Tower Barracks Main Store

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany  — The Tower Barracks Main Store will give young Padawans the chance to battle the dark side with a Disney-approved Star Wars experience on October 14th.   Jedi at the Exchange gives children ages 4 through 12 the chance to get free Jedi training, similar to what is…

September 28th, 2017 News

Winterize your car: Exchange offers free lighting inspection

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Your AAFES Exchange offers courtesy lighting inspections to U.S. forces stationed here through the month of October.   The Exchange automotive repair facilities are now offering a free inspection of POVs to verify that lights, windshield wipers and tires meet acceptable functional standards.   Exchange auto car…

September 26th, 2017 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Remain clear of forest clean-up areas at Vilseck

  VILSECK, Germany — Community members should remain clear of the storm damage near the Altneuhaus housing area on Rose Barracks.   Heavy storms hit the Vilseck area Aug. 9 causing damage across the installation.   For your own safety, stay clear of areas roped off and all forestry equipment.…

September 15th, 2017 News, Safety & Security Bytes

EFMP to host 2 free special needs workshops at Graf, Hohenfels

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The USAG Bavaria Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, hosts two days of free special needs workshops in Hohenfels and Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr.   The workshops will be presented by Specialized Training of Military Parents known as S.T.O.M.P., an organization that provides special needs related…

September 12th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, School News

Army lodge at Grafenwoehr awarded for guest service

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army Lodge here at Tower Barracks recently earned high honors for providing exceptional guest services.   The lodge was awarded Sept. 7 the Certified Guest Service Property award presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.   The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute,…

September 11th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, News

Army recognizes Garmisch employees for length of service

  GARMISCH, Germany — Fifteen German and American civilian employees were honored for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 45 years of service to the U.S. Army in a ceremony here Aug. 29.   In total, the honored employees — coupled with those not present at the ceremony —…

August 30th, 2017 News

Morning, afternoon reroute near Graf Elementary begins Sept. 5

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Bavaria, we have just received funding to begin major renovation and construction projects on Tower Barracks.   The most current project near the Grafenwoehr Elementary School (GES) will ensure the health and safety of our children. This project, however, will be a temporary inconvenience.   Expect…

August 29th, 2017 News

Road closed connecting Grafenwoehr and Netzaberg beginning Aug 28

  GRAFENWOEHR Germany — The stretch of road on ST2168 that directly connects Netzaberg and Grafenwoehr (red line) is closed Monday, Aug. 28-Sept. 16 for critical repairs and resurfacing.   Travel between Eschenbach to Netzaberg along ST2168 is still possible.   Eschenbach and Netzaberg residents should follow the posted detour,…

August 23rd, 2017 News

Army launches campaign to get Soldiers hired

Story by U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs   The Army’s Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) is hosting a Hire a Soldier Campaign now through Aug. 11 on SFL-TAP’s Facebook and Twitter pages.   The campaign aims to inform transitioning Soldiers on ways to market themselves…

July 17th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, News

Rose and Tower Barracks schools to release students early on Thursdays

  The Department of Defense Education Activity’s Grafenwoehr schools, in collaboration with USAG Bavaria, will be releasing students one hour early every Thursday. The early release will begin in the 2017/2018 school year.   The class times for the schools are: Vilseck Elementary School: 8:25 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. except…

June 20th, 2017 News