Category Archives: News

Volunteer with USAG Bavaria PAO; earn professional experience

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The USAG Bavaria Public Affairs Office seeks a motivated volunteer to write news articles and provide coverage of garrison events. Get professional experience in a high optempo environment.   DUTIES:   Supports USAG Bavaria Public Affairs Office and its command information mission.   Researches and writes feature…

January 13th, 2020 News

FAP: Building self esteem in children through effective praise

  By Kelly Thornborrow, Family Advocacy Program Educator   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Children are often compared to sponges, in that they absorb and learn about the world around them through interactions with others, particularly those in caregiving roles.   As an adult figure or caregiver in a child’s life, your…

January 13th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

A community member’s guide to understanding FPCON

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army in Europe relies on five Force Protection Condition (FPCON) levels — Normal, A, B, C and D — or as the Army says, Normal, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta. The levels increase from lowest condition at Normal to the highest and most protective at…

January 7th, 2020 News, Safety & Security Bytes

Always carry 2 forms of photo ID when entering USAG Bavaria installations

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Community members with installation passes should always carry a second form of photo identification when accessing any of the installations at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, as well as all U.S. military installations in Europe, according to officials here.   When entering post as a DOD cardholder…

January 6th, 2020 News

USAREUR: Citizenship services for overseas military families changing in 2020

  U.S. Army Europe press release   WIESBADEN, Germany — Citizenship services for overseas military members and qualified family members will change in early 2020 with the closure of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Frankfurt Field Office on Jan. 31, 2020.   The USCIS will continue to perform its naturalization…

January 6th, 2020 Legal Issues, News

Tech Expo returns to Grafenwoehr Feb. 10

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The semi-annual U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tech Expo, hosted by the Network Enterprise Center will be held Monday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Tower View Conference Center, Bldg 209, in Grafenwoehr.   The Tech Expo connects government and industry to collaborate on fulfilling mission…

January 5th, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, News

Help a child: How to become an Emergency Placement Care provider

  By Kelly Thornborrow, Family Advocacy Program Educator   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Emergency Placement Care (EPC) through the ACS Family Advocacy Program is a vital resource supporting our USAG Bavaria community.   Comparative to short term foster care, this Army program helps military children and their families in their time…

January 3rd, 2020 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News

Annual inventories impact AAFES store hours at USAG Bavaria in January

AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Consolidated Exchange conducts annual inventories Jan. 22-31, 2020.   Exchange facilities across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will open late or close early.   All facilities will reopen regular hours the next business day. Customers are asked to plan accordingly.   Garmisch…

January 3rd, 2020 News

Go green this new year

  By: Elaine Freeth, USAG Bavaria Environmental Division   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — At the year’s end, it is customary to reflect on achievements made over the past twelve months, and look forward to the new year with a fresh set of goals. Adding New Year’s Resolutions, could save money, time,…

December 17th, 2019 Environmental, News

Provost Marshal Minute: Consequences of driving under the influence

USAG Bavaria Provost Marshal   You have heard it before but it’s worth saying again…Do not drink and drive.    If you do decide to go out with friends and have a drink, make sure that you have a plan to be safe beforehand. Have a designated driver.   Here…

December 15th, 2019 Legal Issues, News, Safety & Security Bytes