Author: Payton Porter


Family Advocacy Program focuses on increased prevention, service to the Bavaria community

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Family Advocacy Program is working hard to provide a vital service and create new programs for the community.   “Family Advocacy Program offers preventive-based services, not to be confused with the FAP Clinical team who works with law enforcement to provide…

October 28th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Tower Barracks Chapel reopens after renovation

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — After a long wait, service members, government employees and their families stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will finally be able to attend services at the Tower Barracks Chapel.   The grand reopening of the Tower Barracks Chapel, Bldg. 142, located on the corner across from…

October 16th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria highlights October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Family Advocacy Program is focusing on re-energizing the community’s awareness of domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   According to FAP, domestic violence happens in our community and many communities throughout Installation Management Command-Europe.   Domestic violence does not discriminate by…

October 15th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria Center Furnishings Program replacing furniture in barracks

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Housing Division continues to introduce improvements with the Barracks Furniture Replacement Program.   At 45 U.S. Army buildings, contractors are busy replacing furnishings at Tower Barracks, Rose barracks and the Hohenfels Training Area.   “We have been changing out the old…

September 18th, 2019 News

‘Small Steps Save Lives’ campaign increases suicide awareness, prevention

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Defense Department rolled out a new campaign theme to recognize a major public health concern in our community and many military communities around the globe.   “September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This year’s theme is ‘Small Steps Save Lives,’ which emphasizes the small changes service…

September 10th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Clear bulk trash, other waste during Fall Cleanup

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Every year, as the trees become bare and leaves pile up along sidewalks and lawns, the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Directorate of Public Works leads a concerted effort to beautify the installation before the season gives way to the cold, snowy months of winter.   Service…

September 6th, 2019 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, Housing, News

3 Soldiers honored at retirement ceremony in Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — 7th Army Training Command and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria honored three Soldiers for their service and career at the quarterly retirement ceremony Aug. 28 at the Rose Barracks Theater, Vilseck, Germany.   The 7th Army Training Command Operations Officer, Col. Timothy C. Davis, thanked the retirees…

August 28th, 2019 News

Retiree Appreciation Day provides financial, health services at Grafenwoehr and Ansbach

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – American Retirees in the area will have a chance to get help with pay issues, health care and other retiree services this October.   USAG Bavaria hosts its annual Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) Oct. 15 at the Tower View Conference Center, Bldg 209 (Grafenwoehr) Tower…

August 21st, 2019 News

Traffic restricted to one-way on Netzaberg Village Center

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Traffic will be restricted to one-way traffic beginning Aug. 23.   The Directorate of Public Works will construct concrete barriers that will create one-way traffic flow at Netzaberg school complex.   The implementation of barriers and one-way traffic flow is to reduce congestion and increase the safety…

August 19th, 2019 News

USAG Bavaria CYS upgrades to more modern DOD website to request childcare

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — In July of this year U.S. Garrison Bavaria communities of Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels and Garmisch began using the new version of MilitaryChildCare.com (MCC 2.0) which is the standardized waitlist utilized Army-wide to request childcare.   “The latest version of militarychildcare.com is more efficient for families to…

August 15th, 2019 News