Category Archives: News


Recognizing and reporting suspicious activity at USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — One of the most important roles you have as a member of our community is to report suspicious activity or behavior.   The two easiest ways to report suspicious activity or behavior:   Use the Army’s iSalute suspicious activity report. Submit a report online at https://www.inscom.army.mil/isalute.  …

August 6th, 2019 News, Safety & Security Bytes

USAG Bavaria releases mobile app

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — News and information on services and events at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria are now available as a free mobile app compatible on Apple and Android devices.   The app is designed based on community feedback. To get your USAG Bavaria app, just search either app store…

August 5th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Grafenwoehr Exchange sponsors ‘Street Fighter V’ Tournament August 17

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Installation Management Command and Army Entertainment to bring eSports tournaments to Army installations around the world for a chance to go to TwitchCon in September.    For the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria…

August 5th, 2019 News

Military children sculpt magic with Play-Doh back-to-school event at your Main Exchange

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service invites military children to get their creative juices flowing with a Play-Doh Sculpt Day at the Tower Barracks Exchange and Garmisch Exchange.   Children 3 and older can let their imaginations run wild on Aug.…

August 2nd, 2019 News, School News

Policy reminder on medical care travel reimbursement outside the local area

U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria Public Affairs   VILSECK, Germany — The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria is reminding all eligible beneficiaries that although current policy allows for travel reimbursement for medical care not available within the local area, host nation medical facilities are still the first option…

July 25th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Travel

ACS turns 54: Here’s what it offers at USAG Bavaria

  By Katie Glover, USAG Bavaria Army Community Service   VILSECK, Germany – Community support of families, soldiers and civilians plays a vital role in readiness of our military.   On July 25, Army Community Service, the cornerstone of community support, celebrates its 54th birthday and its impact on U.S…

July 23rd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Official and tourist passports: Why the difference matters

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — A small, tightly-wound book with pages primed for international stamps and the promise of adventure, the passport is perhaps the single most important object for smooth and lawful travel across borders.   Three types of passports are important for DOD personnel and families stationed in Germany:…

July 23rd, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, Legal Issues, News, Things You Didn't Know
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Electric scooters: get to know the new regulations

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Electric scooters are now legal in Germany with several restrictions and regulations.   In most cities in other countries, electric scooters belong to the cityscap, In Germany, it was forbidden to use them on public roads, but the country has recently released its first e-scooter regulation.  …

July 19th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes

Bavaria Arts & Crafts Center participating in local art exhibition

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bavaria Arts & Crafts Center and the city of Grafenwoehr started a partnership to bring art lovers together and to show the local population a completely different side of the military.   The first partnership event will be an art exhibition at the Grafenwoehr Annamarkt…

July 18th, 2019 Health & Lifestyle, News

Army Lodging to adjust rates October 1

  by IMCOM-Europe   SEMBACH, Germany — Starting Oct. 1, the Department of Defense is transitioning all of its lodging operations to non-appropriated funding.   At that point, Army Lodging will adjust room rates at the minimum amount necessary to cover the full cost of operations, such as maintenance, support and…

July 17th, 2019 News, Travel