Author: Sidney Sullivan

USAG Bavaria Soldier recognized as USO Europe Volunteer of the Year 2021

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Staff Sgt. Daniel Paniagua, a volunteer with USO Bavaria and a Senior Small Group Leader at the 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy, was recognized as the USO Europe Volunteer of the Year 2021 on Nov. 15. This announcement was made while surrounded by family, friends and peers,…

November 18th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria naturalizes 68 at virtual ceremony

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – As part of a special program to naturalize active duty military members and their families, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria hosted a two-day virtual naturalization ceremony at the Tower Barracks Conference Center on Nov. 4 and Nov. 5. In total, 68 candidates from 30 countries were administered the…

November 5th, 2021 News

USO Halloween Spooktacular brings spirit to USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members got into the holiday spirit at the USO Grafenwoehr Halloween Spooktacular program, hosted on Oct. 30 at the Tower Barracks Exchange Complex.   Participants enjoyed truck-or-treating, face painting, dancing, a photo booth, Halloween themed coloring, prizes, a costume parade and community…

October 30th, 2021 Holiday, News

GES kindergarteners trick-or-treat Grafenwoehr Mayor

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — In the spirit of Halloween, Grafenwoehr Elementary School kindergarteners donned costumes and visited the Grafenwoehr Rathaus and Mayor Edgar Knobloch on Thursday, Oct. 21. Per American tradition, the host nation mayor distributed trick-or-treat candy to the children, and in return, the children surprised him with sweets of…

October 21st, 2021 Holiday, News, School News

CFC-Overseas virtually kicks off at USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 2021 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas virtually kicked off on Monday, Sept. 20. This marks the 60th anniversary of charitable giving by the federal community.   U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria federal employees and service members can support a multitude of charities they care about until Jan. 15, 2022.…

September 20th, 2021 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria community enjoys celebratory USO Sun & Fun

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members celebrated the end of summer and return to school at the USO Grafenwoehr Sun & Fun program, hosted on Aug. 28 at the Tower Barracks Wild B.O.A.R. Outdoor Recreation Complex.   Preregistered participants enjoyed a barbeque, cake cutting, games, prizes, inflatables,…

August 31st, 2021 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria brings back boxing tournaments

VILSECK, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Family and MWR program hosted a night of action-packed bouts, during its USAG Bavaria Boxing Invitational Championship on Aug. 14. With 36 competing service members representing installations across Germany, several rounds came down to the wire at the Rose Barracks Memorial Fitness Center.…

August 18th, 2021 Health & Lifestyle, News

Assumption of responsibility ceremony welcomes USAG Bavaria senior enlisted leader

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria officially welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Sebastian A. Camacho, during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the Tower Barracks Physical Fitness Center on July 9. Camacho assumed his duties as the senior enlisted leader by receiving the command’s colors from Col. Christopher R.…

July 9th, 2021 CSM Talk, News

USCIS hosts first virtual naturalization ceremony at USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services conducted its first virtual naturalization ceremony at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, on both June 30 and July 1. This two-day ceremony was part of a special program to naturalize active-duty military members and their families. In total, 50 candidates from 25 countries…

July 1st, 2021 News

Optional: How to get the EU COVID VAX Digital Certificate in Germany

Editor’s Note: It is not required that USAG Bavaria community members obtain an EU COVID VAX Digital Certificate. Choosing to obtain a digital passport is completely voluntary for U.S. personnel. GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – When U.S. personnel are vaccinated against COVID-19 on the installation, military health clinics issue patients an official…

June 22nd, 2021 Health & Lifestyle, News, Travel