Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle


Grafenwoehr Exchange celebrates healthy choices with festival May 31 – June 15

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Soldiers, retirees and families can enjoy the weather, have fun and Be Fit at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service Healthy Lifestyle Festival at Rose Barracks from May 31 to June 15 and at Tower Barracks June 14-15.   The Grafenwoehr…

May 28th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria Religious Support invites children to roar Vacation Bible School: Life is wild, God is good.

by Katherine McMath-Dorman, USAG Bavaria RSO   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — A week-long summer kids’ event called Roar Vacation Bible School will be hosted at the Garmisch, Netzaberg, Rose Barracks and Hohenfels Chapels of the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria communities.   At Roar, kids will discover that God is good even…

May 24th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Officer learns of cancer after blood donation visit

  By Alain M. Polynice, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria Public Affairs Office Original Story at https://www.army.mil/article/222124/.   HOHENFELS, Germany — What began as a simple act — donating blood to help save lives of other military service members and their families — ended up saving the life of…

May 24th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Bavaria Community and Spouses Club distributes $93,700 back into community

Bavaria Community and Spouses Club news release   The Bavaria Community and Spouses Club is pleased to announce that during the 2018-2019 board year, BCSC distributed $93,700 in Community Outreach Grants and Scholarships.   We greatly appreciate the community’s support in our fundraising efforts, which are primarily based on the…

May 22nd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

How a bad experience by a Grafenwoehr dentist is now improving readiness

  By Ms. Ashley Patoka (Regional Health Command Europe)   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — As part of the medical force charged with ensuring Soldiers are ready for their mission, Capt. Michael Mooney strives to ensure his patients maintain a healthy smile.    Mooney, a comprehensive dentist at the Grafenwoehr Dental Clinic,…

May 13th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria holds 6th annual college graduation ceremony

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s 2019 college graduates were recognized for their academic achievements at a graduation ceremony, here, May 10.   In his opening remarks, Garrison Commander Col. Adam J. Boyd highlighted the importance of education and congratulated the students’ accomplishments, acknowledging that pursuing educational milestones…

May 13th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Housing town halls deliver results for USAG Bavaria housing residents

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Housing Division continues to introduce improvements to housing and housing services for their patrons.   In February, deficient living conditions across the Defense Department prompted top brass action resulting in six town halls across Bavaria to address housing problems and…

May 11th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

How to receive emergency assistance from American Red Cross

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — American Red Cross assists military members, civilians and their families in the event of an emergency, unexpected illness or death in the family, via emergency communication.   “The emergency communication process is certainly one of the most important and discernible services we provide, but there are…

May 11th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News, Things You Didn't Know

IMCOM-E awards best in theater at Toppers

  Original Story by James Corbin, USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs   WIESBADEN, Germany — For the third time in its much longer history, the Tournament of Plays, or Toppers, was held April 27 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden to recognize the best in community theater from across U.S. Army Europe.…

May 7th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria releases 2019-2020 Find-It Guide, garrison’s print installation guide and phonebook

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison officially released copies of its 2019-2020 print installation guide and phonebook.   Over 30,000 copies of the Find-It Guide were delivered across all USAG Bavaria, including its camps and installations at Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels and Garmisch.   The Find-It Guide is a free garrison-specific…

May 7th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News