Author: Christina Wilson

Hohenfels youth showcase artistic talents

  HOHENFELS, Germany — The Hohenfels Boys and Girls Clubs of America showcased their artistic talents at the 2020 BGCA Art Exhibition award ceremony here, Jan. 17.   Little artists, ages six to 12, competed in five different categories and in two age groups.  All 11 participants were awarded with…

January 31st, 2020 News, School News

Hohenfels honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Hohenfels honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his extraordinary contributions to the American civil rights movement at a ceremony at the Post Theater on Jan. 22.   Guest speaker Mr. Kenneth McKoy, Joint Multinational Readiness Center protocol specialist, said he felt it…

January 23rd, 2020 News

Army, German leaders connect to enhance community relations

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Senior leaders from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, U.S.Army Garrison Bavaria Hohenfels, and neighboring German Bürgermeister, Polizei and higher ranking officials convened in Laaber Oct. 10 to enhance community relations and friendships.   Community Connector is a significant event where the U.S. leadership shares information with…

October 15th, 2019 News

Hohenfels experts reconvene for area development plan workshop

  HOHENFELS, Germany — As part of the ongoing transformation of military commands and units at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, the second Area Development Plan Workshop was held in Hohenfels Sep. 10 – 13.   The intent for the second workshop is to prepare an area development plan for the…

September 17th, 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

Improved dining facility re-opens in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — For the members of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, a healthier option “Go for Green” is now available following the re-opening of the partly renovated dining facility “Warrior Sports Café” on U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria – Hohenfels.   The 1,467-square-meter facility can accommodate 650 patrons in…

August 7th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Opinion: Be informed when adding a dog to the family in Germany

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Adding a dog to your family is a big responsibility. My dog, for example, is part of the family and not just a “toy” or convenient. We have to get up in the middle of the night when he has to go outside, feed him twice…

July 12th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Germany’s lifeguard associations protect swimmers, promote swim education

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Drowning is a global health issue, larger than many accept, and is almost entirely preventable.   All official lakes and pools in Germany have their own lifeguards. One of the largest groups is the Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft. Founded in 1913, the DLRG has over 1.8 million members…

July 12th, 2019 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News, Things You Didn't Know

“Howling Wolf” Exercise conducted with host nation emergency responders at JMRC

  HOHENFELS, Germany — U.S.Army Garrison Bavaria – Hohenfels Community conducted a mass casualty exercise, “Howling Wolf,” here, May 18 to test the staff’s ability to handle and train side-by-side with Host Nation emergency responders.   This exercise, which included 450 host nation emergency responders and U.S. Army planners, focused…

May 22nd, 2019 News, Safety & Security Bytes

German and American civilian employees honored during the length of service award ceremony

    HOHENFELS, Germany — Fifty-nine German and American civilian awardees gathered with friends, colleagues and peers to be recognized for their outstanding years of service to the U.S. Army in a ceremony, here, May 17.   These garrison employees served anywhere from 10 to 50 years each, and together…

May 19th, 2019 News