Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle

USAG Bavaria’s CIFs closed for inventory Feb. 3-14

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Central Issue Facilities will be closed for inventory in February.     Both the CIF at Rose Barracks and Hohenfels (HTA) will be closed Feb. 3-14.   The CIF will provide emergency ETS and chapter support for service members during the closure.  …

January 15th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

FAP: Building self esteem in children through effective praise

  By Kelly Thornborrow, Family Advocacy Program Educator   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Children are often compared to sponges, in that they absorb and learn about the world around them through interactions with others, particularly those in caregiving roles.   As an adult figure or caregiver in a child’s life, your…

January 13th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

Tech Expo returns to Grafenwoehr Feb. 10

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The semi-annual U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tech Expo, hosted by the Network Enterprise Center will be held Monday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Tower View Conference Center, Bldg 209, in Grafenwoehr.   The Tech Expo connects government and industry to collaborate on fulfilling mission…

January 5th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

Help a child: How to become an Emergency Placement Care provider

  By Kelly Thornborrow, Family Advocacy Program Educator   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Emergency Placement Care (EPC) through the ACS Family Advocacy Program is a vital resource supporting our USAG Bavaria community.   Comparative to short term foster care, this Army program helps military children and their families in their time…

January 3rd, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News

Christmas tree drop-off sites at Tower, Rose Barracks

  A Message from the SORT Coordinators   Drop off old natural Christmas trees anytime of the year at USAG Bavaria green waste collection points.   The Grafenwoehr collection point is located at Tower Barracks on Gettysburg Ave. across from Bldg. 540.   The Vilseck collection point is near the…

December 11th, 2019 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Emergency Manager: How we keep USAG Bavaria informed of closures, delays and early releases

  By Tom Janis, USAG Bavaria Emergency Manager   Dear USAG Bavaria Community,   The winter months are upon us and that can often bring challenging weather conditions. We want to remind community members that USAG Bavaria monitors weather conditions daily in case school must be cancelled, delayed, or closed…

December 10th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Housing, News, Safety & Security Bytes

BINGO with Santa at the Tower Barracks Food Court

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower Barracks Food Court is bringing a special treat to Soldiers and their families for the holidays.   On Dec. 14, from 2 to 3 p.m., Soldiers and their families can play Bingo with Santa at the food court. Prizes will be…

December 10th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

What you need to know about fireworks at USAG Bavaria

  A message from the USAG Bavaria Safety Office   Fireworks on Army Installations:   AE Reg 600-1, Regulated Activities in Europe, 20 May 09, Par. 26 d states that “Personnel will not use or ignite fireworks or flares on places under the control of the U.S. Army.”   Fireworks…

December 9th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes

Selfies with Santa at your local Exchange

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Santa is coming to town. He’s making a list and checking it twice to get Soldiers and their families into the holiday spirit.   “The Grafenwoehr Exchange is keeping the holiday spirits high this season and will be hosting Santa selfie events…

December 6th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

BCSC provides holiday gift wrapping through Dec 24

Bavaria Community and Spouses Club news release    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bavaria Community and Spouses Club has partnered with the Grafenwoehr Exchange to provide holiday gift wrapping services to the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tower Barracks and Rose Barracks community through fundraising organizations.   Community members can stop by…

December 2nd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News