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Netzaberg Elementary School accepts Great Kindness Challenge

  By, Judy Villanueva, 3rd and 5th-grade School Counselor, Netzaberg Elementary School   NETZABERG, Germany — Netzaberg Elementary School is participating in the Great Kindness Challenge, or GKC, Nov. 14-18.   The challenge is an innovative bully prevention initiative where students do as many kind acts as possible, choosing from…

October 19th, 2016 School News

USAG Bavaria Exchange seeks volunteer groups for community gift wrap program

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Community volunteer groups looking to raise money — and spread some holiday cheer this season — can turn to the Tower Barracks Main Store and Hohenfels Retail Store, which seek partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap…

October 19th, 2016 News

675th Contracting Team conducts customer education

  Regional Contracting Office Bavaria news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — With exercise Austere Challenge 17 set to commence January 2017, the 675th Contracting Team’s Capt. Ryan Oliver and Capt. Kimberly Marra recently conducted customer education at the Exercise Support Division here at Camp Aachen.   The purpose of contracting…

October 11th, 2016 News

Grafenwoehr Elementary School and Grafenwoehr Elementary School PTA Recognized Nationally as a School of Excellence

Grafenwoehr, Germany — National Parent Teacher Association, or PTA, has once again recognized Grafenwoehr Elementary School and the Grafenwoehr Elementary School PTA as a National PTA School of Excellence for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships.   Research shows that when families and schools work together, student achievement increases,…

October 6th, 2016 School News

Toyland Opens at Tower Barracks Main Store Oct 21

  Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Tower Barracks Main Store toy aisle will transform into a paradise of play when the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s special Toyland section launches Oct. 21.   Stocked with the hottest fall toys for boys…

September 28th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News

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