Category Archives: News

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Nov. 24, 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 Nov. 23, the Bavarian State Government announced several changes to the current…

November 23rd, 2021 News

Senior NCOs say thanks to junior enlisted across USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USO Bavaria conducted its fifth annual Thanks for Thanksgiving program on Saturday, Nov. 20. In collaboration with DeCA Grafenwoehr Commissary and Service Credit Union, senior NCOs from the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria footprint prepared and provided over 350 Thanksgiving thank you bags for their service members. According…

November 22nd, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria Soldier recognized as USO Europe Volunteer of the Year 2021

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Staff Sgt. Daniel Paniagua, a volunteer with USO Bavaria and a Senior Small Group Leader at the 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy, was recognized as the USO Europe Volunteer of the Year 2021 on Nov. 15. This announcement was made while surrounded by family, friends and peers,…

November 18th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria honors community veterans

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria honored all veterans, during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Tower Barracks 172nd Memorial site on Nov. 10. Before Nov. 11 was declared Veterans Day, it was called Armistice Day to signify the…

November 10th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria naturalizes 68 at virtual ceremony

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – As part of a special program to naturalize active duty military members and their families, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria hosted a two-day virtual naturalization ceremony at the Tower Barracks Conference Center on Nov. 4 and Nov. 5. In total, 68 candidates from 30 countries were administered the…

November 5th, 2021 News

Tower Barracks apartment complex reveals major renovations

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Directorate of Public Works finished kitchen renovations at Tower Barracks Building 275, which is an apartment complex that fits 12 families on U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. By October, the first occupants moved in and love the new cooking opportunities. This latest renovation is a major update, including…

November 5th, 2021 Housing, News

Grafenwoehr Exchange to recognize America’s heroes with coins on Veterans Day

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – In honor of Veterans Day, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will be handing out free challenge coins to those who selflessly served our nation.   For the second year in a row, Exchange stores will distribute limited-edition challenge coins to veterans…

November 4th, 2021 News

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Nov. 6, 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 Nov. 3, the Bavarian State Government passed several changes to the current…

November 3rd, 2021 Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes
Recipients of the Length of Service Award stand with USAG Bavaria Garrison Commander Col. Danbeck,

Over 3,000 years of combined civilian service recognized at USAG Bavaria Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — At a Length of Service award ceremony on Oct. 21, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership recognized 112 civilians employed by the Hohenfels installation. Together, they logged a total of 3,040 years of outstanding service with the U.S. Army.   German and American civilian awardees gathered with…

November 3rd, 2021 News

Garmisch: A skiers’ paradise in the Bavarian Alps

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — As the site of the 1936 Winter Olympics, Garmisch-Partenkirchen has over 60 kilometers of ski slopes with varying levels of difficulty. Community members can find family-friendly slopes in the Garmisch Classic Area as well as World Cup racing conditions on the famous Kandahar slope on the Osterfelder…

November 2nd, 2021 News, Travel