Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle


Grafenwoehr military families have Exchange layaway paid in full at surprise event

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Main Exchange surprised 18 well-deserving customers by paying off their layaway purchases on Aug. 23.   The Army & Air Force Exchange Service teamed up with Pay Away the Layaway to help military families as they head back to school,…

August 28th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Your suicide prevention resources at USAG Bavaria

Army Senior Leaders are committed to building a ready and resilient force by sustaining personal readiness and mitigating high-risk behaviors that run counter to the Army profession.   Those who serve our great nation pledge to treat themselves and others with dignity and respect and expect others to do the…

August 27th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Safety & Security Bytes

Rose Barracks Express fuel pump upgrade coming October 2019

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Exchange will upgrade the fuel pumps at the Rose Barracks Express October 7-11, 2019.   For safety purposes, while the fuel tank is cleaned and the new fuel pumps are installed, no fuel will be available at the Express during this time.…

August 26th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Travel

DoDEA, Exchange offer “Start Smart” Breakfast Program at USAG Bavaria schools

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Department of Defense Education Activity and Exchange will offer the “Start Smart” Breakfast Program at more U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria schools for the 2019-2020 school year.   The Vilseck elementary and high schools, the Grafenwoehr Elementary School, and the Hohenfels elementary, middle…

August 22nd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, School News

Grafenwoehr Exchange expands in-store pickup, brings convenience to shoppers

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Online shopping is more convenient than ever for U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Soldiers and their families with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s expanded buy online, pickup in-store service.   Military shoppers can buy items at ShopMyExchange.com and pick them up…

August 13th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Blasters ready! Grafenwoehr Exchange holds Nerf Fest Aug. 17

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Calling all “Nerf ” fans! The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is inviting military children ages 8 and older (and kids-at-heart) to test Nerf Blaster skills at the Nerf Fest.   The event will take place Aug. 17 from 10 a.m.…

August 8th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Improved dining facility re-opens in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — For the members of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, a healthier option “Go for Green” is now available following the re-opening of the partly renovated dining facility “Warrior Sports Café” on U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria – Hohenfels.   The 1,467-square-meter facility can accommodate 650 patrons in…

August 7th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Grafenwoehr Exchange provides new looks, savings with Cool School Look Event Aug. 17

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easy to find finishing touches for back-to-school season with the Cool School Look event Aug. 17.   During the event, community members can try beauty products, participate in workshops and store giveaways, and…

August 7th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria releases mobile app

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — News and information on services and events at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria are now available as a free mobile app compatible on Apple and Android devices.   The app is designed based on community feedback. To get your USAG Bavaria app, just search either app store…

August 5th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Policy reminder on medical care travel reimbursement outside the local area

U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria Public Affairs   VILSECK, Germany — The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria is reminding all eligible beneficiaries that although current policy allows for travel reimbursement for medical care not available within the local area, host nation medical facilities are still the first option…

July 25th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Travel