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Purple Up! Grafenwoehr Exchange rewards military children with free treat April 13

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — I scream, you scream, we all scream – for military kids!   On April 13, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is celebrating Purple Up Day, a worldwide recognition of the strength and sacrifice of military children, by offering free treats…

April 8th, 2019 News

Army G-4 offers tips to prepare for the peak moving season

  By U.S. Army G-4   WASHINGTON — Up to 60,000 household goods shipments for Soldiers, civilians and family members are expected to be moved this summer, and U.S. Army Logistics, HQDA G-4, is providing some tips to help make your move less stressful.   MOVE PLANNING AND EXECUTION  …

April 7th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion cases colors, bids farewell to Grafenwoehr

  By William King, 2d Theater Signal Brigade    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion cased its colors and bid farewell to Tower Barracks at a ceremony April 2, 2019, in Grafenwoehr.    The battalion is relocating to Baumholder as part of overseas force structure changes resulting from…

April 3rd, 2019 News

Sgt. Roy Buendia of 2nd Cavalry Regiment wins USAREUR Paralegal Warrior Competition

  By Emily Jennings, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden   WIESBADEN, Germany – A junior enlisted paralegal specialist from Vicenza and non-commissioned officer paralegal from Vilseck took the top honors in U.S. Army Europe’s 2019 Paralegal Warrior Competition March 27-29 at Clay Kaserne.   Spc. Laura Nyanankpe, Headquarters and Headquarters Company,…

April 3rd, 2019 News

Public Health Command Europe offers guidance on how to stay tick-free this year

  By Michelle Thum, Regional Health Command Europe   As people spend more time outdoors, so do many insects and pests. Among those are ticks, which can carry several potentially serious diseases. One of the most common is Lyme disease.    According to Public Health Command Europe officials, a person…

April 2nd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News
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Red Cross announces 2019 Dental Assistant Training Program

  USAG Bavaria American Red Cross News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The American Red Cross and the Tower Barracks Dental Clinic will be offering a Dental Assistant Training Program beginning Fall 2019.   The program is designed for those without dental assisting experience and requires a total of 1,040…

April 2nd, 2019 News

Hohenfels Commissary honors Vietnam War Veterans

  HOHENFELS, Germany — In observance of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, the Defense Commissary Agency Hohenfels reflected on the service and sacrifice of these veterans and their families during a ceremony held here March 29.   After the official opening ceremony, veterans and their families came together for some…

April 1st, 2019 News
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‘Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow’: April is National Alcohol Awareness Month

  by USAG Bavaria Army Substance Abuse Program   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Alcohol Awareness Month, currently sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, was established in 1987 in an effort to help reduce the stigma so often associated with alcohol addiction by encouraging communities to reach out…

April 1st, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Grafenwoehr Exchange gives away collectible military brat patch April 6

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is celebrating the resilience of military children with a collectible military brat patch in honor of the Month of the Military Child.   The Exchange has again partnered with Vanguard to create a limited-edition military…

April 1st, 2019 News

‘Military Kids Can!’ art and essay contest runs April 1 to 30

  By Susan A. Merkner, U.S. Army Installation Management Command   JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Fort Sam Houston, Texas — Entries may be submitted April 1-30 for the 2019 Young Lives, BIG Stories contest sponsored by U.S. Army Installation Management Command Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.    The essay…

March 28th, 2019 News, School News