Author: Kim Anderson

New U.S. citizens naturalized at USAG Bavaria ahead of 4th of July

  GRAFENWHOER, Germany — Twelve members of the USAG Bavaria community will be celebrating freedom and independence this 4th of July as newly, naturalized United States citizens.   USAG Bavaria hosted a naturalization ceremony July 3 at the Tower View Conference Center where those 12 individuals from 10 different countries…

July 3rd, 2019 News

Community members decompress with Resiliency Through Art Program

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Military life is often filled with stress, but a “Resiliency Through Art Facilitation” program at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria gives service members, civilians and families an outlet to decompress through unrestricted creativity.   The program, which is held by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare…

February 15th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Community members explore through “Get Into Nature!” hikes

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Some members of the United States Army Garrison Bavaria community may feel like there is nothing fun to do nearby, but lucky for them the USAG Bavaria Environmental Division offers free, monthly hikes located off post around the Grafenwoehr and Vilseck area.   Elaine Freeth, an…

January 30th, 2019 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Army spouse finds fulfillment through skincare home-based business

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Sophia Turner, a military spouse, who struggled with adjusting to stay-at-home mom life, found fulfillment when she created her handmade luxury skincare company called The Willow Tree.      Turner now operates as an official home-based business at USAG Bavaria after founding her business six years ago.…

January 28th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Keep fitness a top priority this year

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Winter has officially set in, holiday decorations may or may not be put away, and you can now stop beginning every conversation with “Happy New Year.”   This is the make-or-break time for many of those New Year’s resolutions, especially ones about getting back into shape.    USAG…

January 11th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Chapel interior designer makes Netzaberg inclusive place of worship

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Service members, government employees and their families stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria may be far away from the comforts of home, but the Netzaberg Chapel offers the community a beautiful and comfortable place of worship.   Thanks to Sasha Shatlan, the chapel’s interior designer, the…

December 21st, 2018 News

Army spouse shares her art through thriving home-based business

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Megan Thoele, a military spouse, enjoys creating ornaments, vinyl labels, water color paintings, and so much more.   When her family got stationed in Fort Lee, Virginia, Thoele turned her hobby into a home-base business (HBB) named Joyful Lily Studio.   Thoele built Joyful Lily from…

November 27th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

More options to find employment and volunteer positions at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Army Community Service and Army Air Force Exchange Services held a Career and Volunteer Fair Nov. 8, which featured dozens of employers and volunteer opportunities in USAG Bavaria.   Don’t worry if you were not able to attend the event because there are still plenty of…

November 13th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Vehicle Resale Lot tackles abandoned vehicle problem

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Members of the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community wanting to sell or buy a used vehicle can now do so at the Vehicle Resale Lot at Tower Barracks.   The lot replaces a temporary impound lot near Gate 6 and is part of a wide effort…

October 4th, 2018 News