Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle


Exchange partners with H&R Block offering tax preparation service

  AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Europe tax centers will re-prioritize services in 2019 and focus assistance on those that generally make less than $54,000 per year, in accordance with Army regulations and IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance guidelines.   To help service members and their…

January 21st, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News

USAG Bavaria helps family members seek employment with job fair

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Family and MWR hosts its 2019 job fair, Tue, Jan. 29, for both Tower and Rose Barracks.   The purpose of the 2019 job fair is to assist active duty service members, family members and dependents find employment while serving overseas.    The…

January 16th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Tech Expo returns to USAG Bavaria Feb. 11

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The semi-annual U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tech Expo, hosted by the Network Enterprise Center will be held Monday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Tower View Conference Center, Bldg 209, in Grafenwoehr.   All military, civilian and contractor personnel are invited to attend for free.…

January 15th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes

USAG Bavaria Exchange shoppers: Get fit and enter 2 sweepstakes

  AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Two sweepstakes are giving Soldiers and their families a chance to take their BE FIT lifestyle to the nex­t level.   From Jan. 18 – Feb. 18, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering military shoppers a chance to win…

January 14th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Where to watch the Super Bowl at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Europe observes a half-day schedule following the Super Bowl, Mon, Feb. 4. The duty day begins at 1 p.m. Mon, Feb. 4.   Soldiers assigned to the 7th Army Training Command have the entire day off.    If you’re a service member and are unsure…

January 14th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

VIDEO: How USO Grafenwoehr and volunteers impact our community

    By Sgt. 1st Class Ron Lee, 382nd Public Affairs Detachment   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — On many U.S. bases you will now find that along with Army Community Service, Morale Welfare and Recreation and of course the Fitness Center.   At U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, there is…

January 13th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Keep fitness a top priority this year

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Winter has officially set in, holiday decorations may or may not be put away, and you can now stop beginning every conversation with “Happy New Year.”   This is the make-or-break time for many of those New Year’s resolutions, especially ones about getting back into shape.    USAG…

January 11th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Army to survey family housing residents by email starting Jan. 15

  By U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management   WASHINGTON — Residents of Family housing owned and leased by the Army will have a chance again to rate the quality of housing and housing services in 2019.   The second online survey of about 10,000 residents living…

January 9th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

How USAG Bavaria’s volunteers contribute to Strong Bonds retreats

  By Robert M. Auker, Director of Religious Education at USAG Bavaria   “Community events build community,” said former U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Chaplain (COL) Kevin M. Pies.   Community volunteers contribute to the success of community efforts. This plays out on a monthly basis with the Army Chaplain Corps’…

January 3rd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria Exchanges offer ‘Buy Online, Pickup in Store’ option

  AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany —Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers with in-store privileges can now buy items at ShopMyExchange.com and pick them up at the Tower Barracks Main Store, Rose Barracks PXtra and Hohenfels Retail Store—for free   This makes shopping with the Exchange even more…

December 16th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News