Author: Julian Temblador

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

Operation Helping Hand: A way USAG Bavaria gives back

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Many Soldiers stationed in the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria footprint are thousands of miles from loved ones this holiday season, often for the first time. Some also deal with limited financial means in the last few months of the year. USAG Bavaria and the Religious Support…

October 29th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria recognizes over 1,100 years of combined civilian service

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Thirty-four German and American civilian employees were recognized by Col. Christopher Danbeck, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, at a Length of Service ceremony on Oct. 15, 2021, at the USAG Bavaria Tower View Conference Center in Tower Barracks.    During the ceremony, Col. Danbeck, USAG…

October 15th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria unveils 15 new homes

VILSECK, Germany — On Wednesday, Oct. 6, a ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the completion of 15 new family homes in the Kittenberg Housing Area of Rose Barracks. This achievement successfully concludes phase two of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s ongoing project to provide new homes to service members in Vilseck.   USAG…

October 7th, 2021 Housing, News

PCS moves now through Military OneSource

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The official DoD customer moving portal that service members, DoD civilians and family members use during a permanent change of station is migrating from move.mil to militaryonesource.mil. Customers will still be able to sign in and use move.mil until Nov. 1. Afterward, Military OneSource will…

October 5th, 2021 Housing, News

USAG Bavaria removes abandoned vehicles from installation

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria removed approximately 50 vehicles from the Tower Barracks abandoned vehicle lot on Tuesday, June 2. These vehicles are then salvaged and sold for scrap by the local Family and MWR program.   According to officials with the Department of Emergency Services, over 300…

June 3rd, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria volunteers recognized for over 54,00 volunteer hours

VILSECK, Germany — Three volunteers from the Rose and Tower Barracks area were bestowed with the Volunteer of the Year award during the 2021 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony on May 26, 2021, at the Rose Barracks Theater.    Jessica Horton, the ACS Volunteer Corps program manager, said that the annual event…

May 27th, 2021 News