Author: Julian Temblador

How to de-winterize vehicles across USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — With temperatures warming up and winter yielding to spring, community members may want to consider de-winterizing privately owned vehicles across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria.   While community members in Grafenwoehr, Vilseck and Hohenfels might be able to change their vehicles’ winter tires to summer tires a bit…

April 12th, 2022 News, Things You Didn't Know

USAG Bavaria employees recognized for longevity and dedication to the Army

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Commander Col. Christopher Danbeck and Command Sgt. Maj. Sebastian Camacho presented awards to 19 German and American civilian employees for their longevity and dedication to the Army at a Length of Service ceremony on April 5, at the USAG Bavaria Tower View Conference…

April 6th, 2022 News

USAG Bavaria energy team finds, fixes inefficiencies

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria energy management team surveyed a small arms range in the Grafenwoehr Training Area, on Feb. 8. This survey is a part of a larger effort to maximize energy efficiency across the USAG Bavaria footprint.   Paul Hlawatsch, the energy manager of USAG…

March 7th, 2022 News

USO celebrates its 81st birthday and reopening of USO Grafenwoehr

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USO Grafenwoehr reopened its doors with a brand new look on Feb. 4, just in time to celebrate the USO’s 81st birthday. In cooperation with U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership, the Directorate of Public Works, tenant units and local contractors, USO Grafenwoehr worked tirelessly to remodel its…

February 4th, 2022 News

USAG Bavaria doubles down on water, energy conservation efforts

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria pivoted into 2022 with a more dedicated focus on energy and water conservation around its installations. This shift in priority comes after Army Materiel Command hosted its first-ever Energy and Utilities Summit on Dec. 15-16, 2021, at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.    During the…

February 4th, 2022 Environmental, News

Col. Shawn McCammon carves into the new year

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Chaplain Col. Shawn McCammon, the Command Chaplain for U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, constructed a Bima (Torah reading table) for the Jewish community within the USAG Bavaria footprint.   “Woodworking is a hobby of mine, and I enjoy building things for people and organizations,” McCammon said. “I have…

January 7th, 2022 News

USAG Bavaria Rabbi earns the rank of Colonel

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Chaplain (Lt. Col) Henry Soussan, Deputy Garrison Chaplain and Rabbi for U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, was promoted to the rank of colonel during a ceremony on Nov. 23, at the Tower Barracks Chapel. After nearly 20 years, Soussan’s promotion to makes him one of two Rabbi Colonels…

November 24th, 2021 News

Senior NCOs say thanks to junior enlisted across USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USO Bavaria conducted its fifth annual Thanks for Thanksgiving program on Saturday, Nov. 20. In collaboration with DeCA Grafenwoehr Commissary and Service Credit Union, senior NCOs from the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria footprint prepared and provided over 350 Thanksgiving thank you bags for their service members. According…

November 22nd, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria honors community veterans

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria honored all veterans, during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Tower Barracks 172nd Memorial site on Nov. 10. Before Nov. 11 was declared Veterans Day, it was called Armistice Day to signify the…

November 10th, 2021 News

2021 Christmas Markets near USAG Bavaria

(Editor’s note: Please be aware that the Christmas markets listed below are still subject to cancelation or modification due to current COVID situations. Be aware of any requirements for proof of vaccination, recovery or negative-test or other COVID-related requirements. Additionally, look for opening and closing times and days as each…

November 2nd, 2021 Travel