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Army lengthens tours for Soldiers in Europe, Japan

    By Sean Kimmons, Army News Service   WASHINGTON — The Army is adding a year to overseas tours for some Soldiers heading to Europe and Japan, as part of an effort to boost readiness and reduce moves. Under the new policy, which applies to permanent change-of-station orders published…

June 12th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News

Brig. Gen. Norrie is new commander at 7ATC

  By Sgt. Christopher Stewart, 7th Army Training Command   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Brig. Gen. Christopher C. LaNeve relinquished command of the 7th Army Training Command to Brig. Gen. Christopher R. Norrie during a ceremony on the parade field at Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr, Germany, June 11, 2019.   Lt.…

June 12th, 2019 News

USAG Bavaria Exchanges generate $1.7 Million toward quality-of-life programs in 2018

  AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Every time Soldiers, retirees and military families shop the Grafenwoehr Exchanges, they help make their community stronger.   In 2018, USAG Bavaria community shoppers generated $1.7 Million for vital on-installation community programs.   The dividend supports quality-of-life programs, including Child Development Centers,…

June 10th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Tech Expo returns to Grafenwoehr July 24

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The semi-annual U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tech Expo, hosted by the Network Enterprise Center will be held Wednesday, July 24 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Tower View Conference Center, Bldg 209, in Grafenwoehr.   All military, civilian and contractor personnel are invited to…

June 5th, 2019 News

Netzaberg Express to change to summer hours June 17

AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — With Department of Defense Education Activity schools winding down for their summer break, the Netzaberg Express will reduce hours on weekdays during the summer break.    When the Netzaberg elementary and middle schools takes their summer break, foot traffic at the Netzaberg Express…

June 5th, 2019 News

Mission Cobra: Commit to Fit in Hohenfels

  By Alain M. Polynice, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria Public Affairs Office   HOHENFELS, Germany — The staff of the U.S. Army Health Clinic Hohenfels, also known by their nickname, Cobras, pride themselves as an organization leading the way. The Cobras are once again leading the way as…

May 30th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Return ammunition on ‘No Questions Asked’ policy

  VILSECK, Germany — U. S. Army Garrison Bavaria holds its quarterly Amnesty Day event July 9, 2019, to afford the USAG Bavaria community the opportunity to turn in ammunition on a no-questions-asked basis.   The next Community Amnesty Day for ammunition and explosives (A & E) will run from…

May 30th, 2019 News, Safety & Security Bytes

New authorization expands eligibility for guests at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany

  U.S. Army news release   GARMISCH, Germany — Beginning June 3, 2019, active-duty military service members, retirees and civilian/military ID cardholders living outside Europe will be eligible to vacation at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany.   The Edelweiss recently received approval from U.S. Army Europe and…

May 30th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Travel

CID warns Army community about social media impersonation of Soldier accounts

  U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command news release   QUANTICO, Virginia — U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s (CID) Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) is once again warning Soldiers and the Army community to be on the lookout for “social media scams” where cybercriminals impersonate service members by using actual and…

May 29th, 2019 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Grafenwoehr Exchange celebrates healthy choices with festival May 31 – June 15

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Soldiers, retirees and families can enjoy the weather, have fun and Be Fit at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service Healthy Lifestyle Festival at Rose Barracks from May 31 to June 15 and at Tower Barracks June 14-15.   The Grafenwoehr…

May 28th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News