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USAG Bavaria Exchanges bring back fee-free layaway for the holidays

Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Once again, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering fee-free layaway for Soldiers, families and retirees who want to get a jump-start on their holiday shopping and keep gifts hidden safely out of sight from prying…

September 28th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News

Flood prevention measures further improved on Hohenfels Training Area

By Simone Peuleke, USAG Bavaria Enviromental Division   HOHENFELS, Germany — The U.S. Army successfully completed a project to repair and improve the existing flood prevention system for the access road between Hohenfels Training Area, or HTA, and the off- post community of Hohenburg.   A few decades ago, soil…

September 21st, 2016 Environmental, News

Sign up for the 2nd Annual Military Spouse Wellness Summit

  InDependent news release   FORT EUSTIS, Virginia – InDependent and Corie Weathers launch registration for the second annual online Military Spouse Wellness Summit: Happily Ever After sponsored by Armed Forces Insurance.   The online summit takes place during the week of October 17-21. On Sat, Oct. 22, the grand-prize…

September 12th, 2016 News

Family and MWR Auto Auction Sept 19-23 at Tower Barracks

  Auto Auction Viewing Dates:  Sept. 19 – 23, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lot is open for exterior vehicle inspection.   Location:  Saratoga Ave., Motor Park #33, Tower Barracks   Inspection Date:  Sept. 21, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mechanic with keys will be on site.   Bid sheets: …

September 7th, 2016 News

Blood drive Sept. 13 on Tower Barracks to support armed services

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Armed Services Blood Program along with the Grafenwoehr USO and American Red Cross will host a blood drive Sept. 13 to provide blood products and services to our armed services in peace and war.   The blood drive will run from 9 a.m. – 5…

September 6th, 2016 News

‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards students’ good grades

  Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Military students at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria can turn good grades into rewards — and a chance at a $2,000 gift card — with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program.  …

September 6th, 2016 News, School News

New Java Café at Rose Barracks Library

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — A new Java Café opened Aug. 26 at the Rose Barracks Library, and visitors can now enjoy specialty coffee drinks, all-day breakfast, grilled lunches and free Wi-Fi.   The new café, located at the Rose Barracks Library, Bldg. 227, is open for breakfast and lunch from 7…

August 29th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News

The Bavaria Community & Spouses’ Club: What we do

By Jan Meert, Bavaria Community & Spouses’ Club President   Don’t stop reading just because you saw “spouses” in the title!   Hopefully you also caught the “Bavarian Community” part. We are a private organization open to all DoD ID card holders — meaning active duty military, civilians, retirees, and…

August 29th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle

Exchange improves overseas school lunches this year

  Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs   The Army & Air Force Exchange Service will implement several improvements to its overseas school lunch program this year.   Starting in the fall semester, the Exchange will expand menu options, bring in higher-quality food ingredients and implement a new…

August 26th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News, School News

‘Salad Wednesdays’ at Tower & Rose Barracks and Hohenfels Exchange

  Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Soldiers wanting to eat right and save money can turn to restaurants at the Tower & Rose Barracks and Hohenfels Exchange for “Salad Wednesday.”   Every Wednesday, Tower & Rose Barracks and Hohenfels diners can take $2…

August 24th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News