Author: Desiree Dillehay

USAG Bavaria to install 50 emergency call boxes to enhance security

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Fifty emergency call boxes will be installed from Netzaberg Hill to Tower Barracks and across the Rose Barracks and Hohenfels communities over the next few months as an additional layer of security for U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members.   The call box installation is a…

August 6th, 2019 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Deadline to transfer GI Bill benefits is July 12

  Original article by Devon L. Suits, Army News Service   WASHINGTON — Soldiers with over 16 years of service who want to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill to a dependent must do so before July 12, or risk losing the ability to transfer education benefits.   Last year, the…

June 19th, 2019 Legal Issues, News, School News

Experience history with Grafenwoehr Water Tower tours

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria is now offering monthly tours of the historic Water Tower landmark on Tower Barracks.   The tours take place on the second Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. Current tour dates are listed at the end of this article.   Each…

June 18th, 2019 News, Travel

IMCOM-E awards best in theater at Toppers

  Original Story by James Corbin, USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs   WIESBADEN, Germany — For the third time in its much longer history, the Tournament of Plays, or Toppers, was held April 27 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden to recognize the best in community theater from across U.S. Army Europe.…

May 7th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Routine and emergency housing work orders: Same phone number, different criteria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members can report work orders and request other housing services through one Housing Office call center.   ROUTINE WORK ORDERS   During the normal duty day, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., community members should call their work order…

April 25th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Housing, News, Things You Didn't Know

#BetterAtBavaria: How the largest overseas installation supports its community

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — If you follow U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria on social media, you can expect to see the tag #BetterAtBavaria more often.   So what does it mean?   #BetterAtBavaria is our way of telling both new and seasoned community members about the resources and services provided by…

March 22nd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Things You Didn't Know

USAG Bavaria kicks off annual AER campaign

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Army Community Service will run its annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign March 1 to May 15.   USAG Bavaria community members are encouraged to donate to the campaign. This year’s goal is $60,000 for the garrison’s footprint.   “While it is important…

March 4th, 2019 News

USAG Bavaria civilians receive Vollrath Human Resources awards for excellence

  Original Story by Robert Sekula, U.S. Army Europe Edited by Desiree Dillehay, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Two human resources professionals from U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria were recognized by U.S. Army Europe for their superior leadership and quality of service at the 2018 Fredrick E. Vollrath Human…

February 11th, 2019 News

Workshop guides future growth in Grafenwoehr

  GRAFENWOEHR, 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 here Oct. 22-26.   The workshop, led by the USAG Bavaria Directorate of Public Works, focused on development issues and project impacts over…

October 26th, 2018 News

2018 federal charity campaign now open in Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The annual workplace giving campaign within the U.S. military and federal government takes place now through Dec. 14.   The Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas, or CFC-O, provides uniformed and civilian DOD personnel serving overseas the opportunity to support charitable organizations or causes of their choice from the…

October 26th, 2018 News