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Special appreciation screening at Tower Barracks Reel Time Theater

  AAFES Press Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Exchange Reel Time Theaters and Lionsgate have teamed up for the first time to offer a free, special appreciation screening of the upcoming family comedy adventure film “American Underdog” starring Zachary Levi, at the Tower Barracks Reel Time Theater on Saturday,…

December 7th, 2021 Holiday, News

405th AFSB BASOPS Maintenance apprentices bring fresh perspectives, new approaches

  By Cameron Porter, 405th AFSB Public Affairs Officer   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Fresh perspectives and new approaches – that’s what the 405th Army Field Support Brigade believes its Base Support Operations Maintenance apprenticeship program brings to the communities it supports – and two apprentices in the program couldn’t agree…

December 7th, 2021 News

Soldiers collect toys for host nation children at GTA march

By Sgt. Brea DuBose, Broadcaster with AFN Bavaria   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, organizations teamed up to deliver holiday cheer by conducting the annual Operation Toy Drop and Delivery event on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Soldiers and their families gathered community-donated toys in boxes at the Bunker…

December 3rd, 2021 Holiday, News

Grafenwoehr Exchange rewards classroom excellence with You Made the Grade program

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Whether learning at home or in the classroom, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is recognizing military students for academic accomplishments through its You Made the Grade program. Students in grades first through 12, who maintain a B average or higher, are…

December 1st, 2021 News, School News

Howard-Brahaney Selected as DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence

DoDEA Press Release Alexandria, VA – DoDEA Director Tom Brady has named Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney as the DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence, effective Dec. 19, 2021. She will be responsible for DoDEA’s 64 schools and nearly 4,000 employees that serve 25,000 military-connected students across Europe. The selection was made…

November 30th, 2021 News, School News

Grafenwoehr Exchange to recognize America’s heroes with coins on Veterans Day

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – In honor of Veterans Day, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will be handing out free challenge coins to those who selflessly served our nation.   For the second year in a row, Exchange stores will distribute limited-edition challenge coins to veterans…

November 4th, 2021 News

High costs should stimulate USAG Bavaria energy consumers to action

By Paul Hlawatsch, USAG Bavaria Energy Manager   HOHENFELS, Germany — October is Energy Action Month, and if you need any motivation to take action, look at the high cost of energy consumption.   This October has seen higher than normal energy prices, which has an impact on the U.S. Army…

October 28th, 2021 News

Everyday ways to be energy smart

By Megan McKnight, USAG Bavaria Environmental Division   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — October is National Energy Awareness Month; moreover, a time to challenge yourself to become more energy smart. U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members can implement small changes to the everyday routine and see significant differences in energy consumption and…

October 4th, 2021 Environmental, News

GES and GES PTA recognized nationally as a School of Excellence

By Charissa Olson, Grafenwoehr Elementary School PAO   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — National PTA has recognized Grafenwoehr Elementary School and Grafenwoehr Elementary School PTA as a 2020-2022 School of Excellence for their accomplishments in building a strong, effective family-school partnership that is enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all…

September 23rd, 2021 News, School News

Going worldwide: Commissary CLICK2GO goes live in Europe

DeCA Press Release   FORT LEE, Va. – The worldwide rollout of Commissary CLICK2GO passes a major milestone Sept. 20 as the internet grocery shopping service goes live at commissaries in Europe, with commissaries in Japan, South Korea and Okinawa set to join them before the month is up.  …

September 17th, 2021 News