Author: Sidney Sullivan

USAG Bavaria welcomes 41 newly naturalized citizens

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – As part of a special program to naturalize active-duty service members and their families, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria hosted a virtual naturalization ceremony at the Tower Barracks Conference Center on April 13. In total, 41 candidates from 20 countries were administered the Oath of Allegiance to…

April 14th, 2022 News

Ceremony signifies completion of Schlatterweihr Dam repairs

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – On Feb. 28, a ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the completion of critical, time-sensitive repairs to Schlatterweiher Dam at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. Located within the Grafenwoehr Training Area and impacting several ranges, construction teams raced against the clock to successfully complete the work on-time as to not…

March 1st, 2022 Environmental, News

USAG Bavaria recognizes DHR employee for stellar job performance, dedication

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria recently announced its 2021 Army Professional of the Year winners. The Level I recipient, Melisa R. Silva, proudly works for the Directorate of Human Resources on Tower Barracks.   Silva is both a fingerprint coordinator and a DEERS verifying official for human resources.…

March 1st, 2022 News

AER allocates grants for USAG Bavaria Soldiers transitioning with CSP

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Soldiers, who are transitioning from the military into the civilian workforce, may be granted up to $1,500 towards the U.S. Army’s Career Skills Program. This support was made newly possible as of December 2021, when Army Emergency Relief allocated $3 million in grants…

January 31st, 2022 News

USAG Bavaria Fire Department receives IMCOM-Europe awards

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Installation Management Command-Europe awarded the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Fire Department with two awards for FY 2021. For the seventh consecutive year, the department as a whole was recognized as the best medium size fire department across the IMCOM-Europe Region. On an individual level, a lifetime achievement…

December 23rd, 2021 News, Safety & Security Bytes

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