Author: Christina Wilson


Read Across America guides children to read in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Thirty-eight community members from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center took part in the annual celebration known as Read Across America Day by reading one or more of their favorite children’s books to Hohenfels Elementary School students, here, March 1.   This year was different. Author Hunter…

March 5th, 2019 News, School News

Hohenfels workshop focuses on modernization, growth

  HOHENFELS, Germany — As part of the ongoing transformation of military commands and units at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, an Area Development Plan Workshop was held in Hohenfels Feb. 11-15.   The participants conducted a site tour of Albertshof and the Joint Multinational Readiness Center during the first day…

February 15th, 2019 News

Hohenfels Soldiers medal at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu European Championship

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Two U.S. Army Soldiers on the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team Hohenfels took home medals at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation European Championship 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, Jan. 14-21.   After one week of competing, Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher McMillian won the silver medal in the Super Heavy…

February 5th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

709th Military Police Battalion welcome new NCOs at joint induction ceremony

  HOHENFELS, Germany – Soldiers from the 709th  Military Police Battalion and the U.S. Army Health Clinic in Hohenfels, crossed the threshold from Soldiers to Noncommissioned Officers during an NCO Induction Ceremony Nov. 20 at the Hohenfels Theater.   Twenty-eight Soldiers from the U.S. Army accepted their new duties and responsibilities…

December 6th, 2018 News

Understanding the history of Veterans Day

      HOHENFELS, Germany — On Nov. 11, Veterans Day, we celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans.   But the version of Veterans Day we know now wasn’t always so.   It wasn’t always a holiday, it wasn’t always on Nov. 11. In fact, it wasn’t…

November 9th, 2018 News

Wildlife traffic accident: What to do

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Germany is a country that puts great importance to the protection of the environment.   Numerous highways and motorways pass through vast and picturesque forest areas and extensive fields where flora and fauna are under special protection and numerous species of animals have their habitat. Often,…

October 23rd, 2018 Environmental, News, Safety & Security Bytes, Travel

An easy guide to trash & recycling in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Germany is one of the most successful countries in recycling the trash for the good of the environment. A major part of the success is the proper sorting of garbage. But the whole subject of recycling can be an overwhelming task for any newcomer to the…

October 19th, 2018 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Hohenfels employees recognized for length of service

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Forty-four German and American civilian employees were honored for their years of service to the U.S. Army in a ceremony, here, Oct. 11.   These garrison employees served anywhere from 10 to 45 years each. Together, they logged 1,025 years of total service to the U.S.…

October 12th, 2018 News

Hohenfels selects Military Youth of the Year

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Every year since 1947, the Boys & Girls Club of America celebrates the extraordinary achievements of teen club members in a recognition program: Youth of the Year.   Youth of the Year candidates embody the values of leadership, service, academic success and healthy lifestyles and emerge…

May 8th, 2018 News, Questions

Functional fitness facility opens in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — To meet the demands of the community members, the new functional fitness gym officially opened its doors to all DOD ID cardholders 18 years and older.   The new facility, located at the Arena in Bldg. 47, is the result of an initiative started by a…

April 17th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News