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USAG Bavaria Environmental Division collects surface water samples across GTA

By Megan McKnight, USAG Bavaria Environmental Division   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Water quality directly impacts environmental and human health; consequently, human actions can influence water quality. Proactive management approaches are some of the best ways to protect, and ensure, healthy water resources. Thus in late December 2021, the U.S. Army…

January 11th, 2022 Environmental, News

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Jan. 13, 2022

Editor’s Note: Currently, the official translation is being worked by the Bavaria Legal Office. Once it is available, it will be posted to the 7th Army Training Command COVID-19 Portal: https://www.7atc.army.mil/COVID-19/ Bavarian State Chancellery Press Release   MUNICH — On Jan. 11, the Bavarian State Government announced several changes to the current…

January 11th, 2022 News

Col. Shawn McCammon carves into the new year

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Chaplain Col. Shawn McCammon, the Command Chaplain for U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, constructed a Bima (Torah reading table) for the Jewish community within the USAG Bavaria footprint.   “Woodworking is a hobby of mine, and I enjoy building things for people and organizations,” McCammon said. “I have…

January 7th, 2022 News

January inventories impact AAFES store hours at USAG Bavaria

AAFES Press Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Grafenwoehr Consolidated Exchange will be conducting its annual inventories from Jan. 12 – 30, 2022. On select days across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, the Exchange Main Store will be closed and smaller retail facilities will be closing early or opening later.  …

January 5th, 2022 News

Go green this new year

  By Elaine Freeth, USAG Bavaria Environmental Division   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — At the year’s end, it is customary to reflect on achievements made over the past 12 months, and look forward to the new year with a fresh set of goals. Adding New Year’s Resolutions could save money, time and…

December 29th, 2021 Environmental, News

LRC Bavaria employee provides valuable customer service to U.S. personnel for over 44 years

By Cameron Porter, 405th AFSB Public Affairs Officer   Name: Karl BielmeierJob title: Transportation Management SpecialistAssigned: Personal Property Processing Office, Transportation Division, Logistics Readiness Center Bavaria, 405th Army Field Support BrigadeLocation: Tower Barracks, Grafenwoehr, GermanyExperience: I’ve been working for the U.S. Government for more than 44 years. I started working…

December 27th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria Fire Department receives IMCOM-Europe awards

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Installation Management Command-Europe awarded the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Fire Department with two awards for FY 2021. For the seventh consecutive year, the department as a whole was recognized as the best medium size fire department across the IMCOM-Europe Region. On an individual level, a lifetime achievement…

December 23rd, 2021 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Dec. 28, 2021

Editor’s Note: Currently, the official translation is being worked by the Bavaria Legal Office. Once it is available, it will be posted to the 7th Army Training Command COVID-19 Portal: https://www.7atc.army.mil/COVID-19/ Federal Cabinet of Germany (Bundesregierung) Press Release   BERLIN — The following decisions were made by the Minister Presidents of the…

December 22nd, 2021 News

Annual Overseas Housing Allowance Survey 2022

Defense Travel Management Office News Release GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Germany’s annual Overseas Housing Allowance Survey will be conducted online from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2022. This year’s survey will capture actual utility expense and recurring maintenance expense amounts provided by participants, referencing utility bills and receipts or estimates for…

December 16th, 2021 Housing, News

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Dec. 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Currently, the official translation is being worked by the Bavaria Legal Office. Once it is available, it will be posted to the 7th Army Training Command COVID-19 Portal: https://www.7atc.army.mil/COVID-19/ Bavarian State Chancellery Press Release   MUNICH — On Dec. 14, the Bavarian State Government announced several changes to the current…

December 14th, 2021 News