Category Archives: News


Sell your car: A guide to POV disposal in USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria wants to help you, the community member, understand the proper process and procedures to dispose of your privately owned vehicles.   To reduce the number of abandoned vehicles across USAG Bavaria, here’s how to conveniently and legally get rid of your POV.…

February 12th, 2019 Legal Issues, News, Questions

USAG Bavaria civilians receive Vollrath Human Resources awards for excellence

  Original Story by Robert Sekula, U.S. Army Europe Edited by Desiree Dillehay, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Two human resources professionals from U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria were recognized by U.S. Army Europe for their superior leadership and quality of service at the 2018 Fredrick E. Vollrath Human…

February 11th, 2019 News

Grafenwoehr Exchange supports readiness, resiliency with BE FIT gear and healthy food choices

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Exchange is helping Soldiers and their families focus on readiness and resiliency while reaching their fitness goals with fitness gear and healthier eating options.   The Tower Barracks Main Store and Rose Barracks PXtra and ShopMyExchange.com, military shoppers can get the latest…

February 11th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

New guidance on taxable moving expenses for civilians

  Courtesy Story by 21st Theater Sustainment Command   KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Additional information on the taxation of moving expenses for civilian employees is now available that changes guidance issued last year. As previously reported, many moving benefits paid or reimbursed by an employer are now taxable to the relocating…

February 8th, 2019 Legal Issues, News

IMCOM survey: Troops, families want to know more on installation services through social media

  By Joe Lacdan, Army News Service   WASHINGTON — As service members continue to be heavily tasked overseas, separation from families and the impact of deployments on children rank as top areas of concern, a Blue Star Family survey revealed.    The 2018 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, which evaluated…

February 7th, 2019 News

Preliminary tests at USAG Bavaria reveal no environmental hazards

  by USAG Bavaria Environmental Division Staff   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Under the Final Governing Standards for Germany, recent tests performed in U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria in 2018 show results are clear of lead-based paint, asbestos and lead in drinking water for family housing and unit facilities.   USAG Bavaria and other U.S.…

February 5th, 2019 Environmental, News

Legionella testing to begin at USAG Bavaria

  Editor’s note: This article was updated Feb. 5, 2019.   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — In order to ensure water safety, USAG Bavaria and U.S. Army garrisons across Germany will conduct a routine Legionella bacteria survey in all our communities.                             Final Governing Standards for Germany now require the annual monitoring…

February 5th, 2019 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Hohenfels Soldiers medal at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu European Championship

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Two U.S. Army Soldiers on the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team Hohenfels took home medals at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation European Championship 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, Jan. 14-21.   After one week of competing, Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher McMillian won the silver medal in the Super Heavy…

February 5th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Exchange offers fresh flowers in time for Valentine’s Day

  AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany —  Love is in the air! The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping Soliders and their families shower their loved ones with fresh flowers, gifts and candy for less this Valentine’s Day.   Sweethearts can find everything they need in Express…

February 4th, 2019 News

Changes to vehicle registration in Germany

    By Sgt. Dani Debehets, U.S. Army Europe   WIESBADEN, Germany — U.S. Army Europe Registrar of Motor Vehicles recently announced changes to the vehicle registration process in Germany.   Effective Jan. 11, there is no longer a requirement to annually register vehicles more than 10 years old. Now all…

February 1st, 2019 News