Author: Sidney Sullivan

ACS modernizes online volunteer service tool

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USAG Bavaria volunteers can take advantage of the new Volunteer Management Information System starting on Monday, Jan. 11. The volunteer information that was previously found on Army OneSource will soon be available through Army Family Web Portal VMIS.   “We heard your feedback!” said Nicole Heller, Soldier…

January 5th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria revamps vehicle service webpages

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USAG Bavaria made improvements to its vehicle service webpages earlier this week to eliminate customer confusion. Community members will find that services involving vehicle inspection, registration and driver’s license issuance are now hosted on separate webpages.    “When combined, the old pages confused personnel,” says Richard Camacho, deputy director with USAG Bavaria’s DES.…

December 11th, 2020 News

Quarantined personnel can now request mail delivery

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USAG Bavaria post offices are now coordinating with sponsors of quarantined and isolated personnel to assist them with mail delivery. Starting immediately, affected personnel can begin the electronic authorization process.    “With Christmas two weeks away it is imperative to ensure we are getting these individuals and families their mail, specifically their parcels,” said…

December 9th, 2020 News

USPS now accepting volunteer applications across USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The process to apply as a United States Postal Service (USPS) volunteer just got easier. Using a Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS) account, USAG Bavaria community members can now submit their application with a simple click of a button.   As the holiday season approaches amid COVID-19,…

November 16th, 2020 News

Service Credit Union gives $20,000 back to USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — In celebration of being awarded 2019 Army Distinguished Credit Union of the Year, USAG Bavaria Service Credit Union (SCU) management made a generous contribution back to the community on Wednesday, Oct. 7. SCU Vice President of Overseas Operations, Philip R. von Streicher,  presented a check to garrison…

October 8th, 2020 News

Practice fire extinguisher safety with USAG Bavaria’s Fire Department

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – During National Fire Prevention Week, the USAG Bavaria Fire Department invites community members to participate in fire extinguisher trainings. This year, the campaign runs from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, 2020.   At these trainings, participants learn about fire safety and practice using a fire extinguisher under…

October 8th, 2020 News, Safety & Security Bytes

USAG Bavaria’s HHC welcomes new first sergeant

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC) of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria conducted a change of responsibility ceremony, on July 28, 2020. During the ceremony, outgoing 1st Sgt. John P. Wright relinquished responsibility to incoming 1st Sgt. Daniel P. Deen.   Due to COVID-19 restrictions, ceremony participants and…

July 30th, 2020 News

USAG Bavaria hosts change of command ceremony

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria change of command ceremony opened with a proper Bavarian send-off on July 10, provided by the Black Powder Shooters of Volsbach. During the ceremony, Col. Adam J. Boyd relinquished command of USAG Bavaria to incoming Col. Christopher R. Danbeck.   While COVID-19…

July 10th, 2020 News

Command Sgt. Maj. Michael J. Spear: New CSM at USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria welcomed its new senior enlisted leader, during a change of responsibility ceremony on June 19. Command Sgt. Maj. Micheal D. Sutterfield, outgoing command sergeant major of USAG Bavaria, relinquished his responsibilities of the garrison to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael J. Spear.   Precautionary…

June 19th, 2020 News

Ammerthal shows support for its partnership squadron in USAG Bavaria

  VILSECK, Germany — Mayor Anton Peter of Ammerthal and Chairperson Doris Weiss of the Ammerthal Homeland and Cultural Association were special guests at the change of command ceremony of their partnership squadron, 2nd Air Support Operation Squadron (2ASOS), on June 18, 2020.   The ceremony took place on Rose…

June 18th, 2020 News