Category Archives: News

DoDEA-Europe town halls, orientations and resources for School Year 2020-21

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The new school year starts on Monday, Aug. 24. Use these DoDEA-Europe focused town halls, orientation dates and resources to help prepare you and your family. For the latest updates, be sure to follow your school’s Facebook page and subscribe to the e-mail distribution lists.    …

August 19th, 2020 News, School News

Beat the heat with these family fun activities

By Laura Garcia, program specialist with Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Is you family experiencing a lull in their summer fun? Check out these ideas aimed to beat the heat. Enjoy the remaining warm days ahead, as these activities will bring out the kid within all…

August 7th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria recognizes 700 volunteers

By Andreas Kreuzer and Christina Wilson with USAG Bavaria Public Affairs    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Army Community Service (ACS) teams across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria recognized volunteers at their 55th birthday celebration, over this past week. Volunteers — made up of Soldiers, family members and Army civilians — maintained a…

July 31st, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria’s HHC welcomes new first sergeant

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC) of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria conducted a change of responsibility ceremony, on July 28, 2020. During the ceremony, outgoing 1st Sgt. John P. Wright relinquished responsibility to incoming 1st Sgt. Daniel P. Deen.   Due to COVID-19 restrictions, ceremony participants and…

July 30th, 2020 News

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Grinston virtually visits the Senior Enlisted Symposium

By Julian Temblador and Sidney Sullivan   GARMISCH, Germany — Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston hosted a virtual session with command sergeants major and staff sergeants major of U.S. Army Europe, during the U.S. Army Europe Senior Enlisted Symposium on July 21, 2020.   The Senior Enlisted…

July 24th, 2020 CSM Talk, News

ACS recognizes community volunteers in honor of 55 years of service

By Katie L. Glover with USAG Bavaria Army Community Service   VILSECK, Germany — On July 24, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Army Community Service (ACS), observes its 55th birthday by celebrating volunteer service in the community.   ACS is providing birthday refreshments, including cupcakes and ice cream, community resource materials…

July 17th, 2020 News

Too much heat can wreak havoc on your system

By Laura Garcia, program specialist with Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — It’s officially summer in Bavaria! While these farmlands still receive occasional rain showers, the clouds do not always ward off heat. And when the sun does peak through, the temperature tends to get hot. Besides making…

July 15th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

Barbecue tips to prevent burnt food and property

By Laura Garcia, program specialist with Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Who doesn’t love hamburgers, steaks and vegetable skewers hot off the grill? Add some tasty side dishes and the day is perfect. Keep your barbecue fun and accident free, by being knowledgeable of the dangers that…

July 15th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

Stay water safe with these tips

By Laura Garcia, program specialist with Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Water activities are a great way to stay cool this summer, especially as area lockdown restrictions begin to ease. But before you take the plunge, brush up on these water related safety tips that could…

July 15th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria hosts change of command ceremony

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria change of command ceremony opened with a proper Bavarian send-off on July 10, provided by the Black Powder Shooters of Volsbach. During the ceremony, Col. Adam J. Boyd relinquished command of USAG Bavaria to incoming Col. Christopher R. Danbeck.   While COVID-19…

July 10th, 2020 News