Category Archives: News

Young white-tailed eagle banded in Grafenwoehr Training Area

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Environmental Division’s Stefan Haertl, along with Hubert Anton from Bundesforst, Germany Federal Forest Service, and Dr. Daniel Schmidt-Rothmung, eagle expert from Germany’s primary nature conservation organization Naturschutzbund Deutschland, recently banded a fledgling white-tailed eagle in the Grafenwoehr Training Area.   Bird banding is critical for studying…

July 12th, 2016 News

USAG Bavaria Vilseck Community Tech Expo

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The USAG Bavaria Vilseck Community Tech Expo hosted by the JMTC G6, will be held Wednesday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Field House, Bldg. 547. All military, civilian and contractor personnel are invited to attend for free!   To pre-register, please…

July 11th, 2016 News

More paper and cardboard containers for Netzaberg

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Netzaberg recycling points saw the addition of three new paper and cardboard containers July 3, to assist community members in meeting German recycling requirements.   The large recycled paper containers — now a total of 11 in the Netzaberg community — are located at the neighborhood’s…

July 11th, 2016 News

AAFES ends video rentals Aug. 31

Army & Air Force Exchange Service news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Express Entertainment, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s movie rental business located at your Express stores, will be closing its Tower & Rose Barracks, Netzaberg and Hohenfels locations.   The stores have received their last shipments of…

July 11th, 2016 News

Donate at blood drive at Grafenwoehr USO July 19

Armed Services Blood Program – Europe news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Armed Services Blood Program along with the Grafenwoehr USO and American Red Cross will host a blood drive July 19 to provide blood products and services to our armed services in peace and war.   The blood…

July 5th, 2016 News

Col. Lance Varney takes command of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Col. Lance Varney assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria here at a ceremony July 5.   Col. Bill Rieper had been serving as the acting garrison commander since Col. Mark Colbrook relinquished command of the garrison last month.   The ceremony and passing of the…

July 5th, 2016 News

Website tips and tricks

  The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria website, www.bavaria.army.mil, has received nearly 1 million views since its inception one year ago. Nearly half those views have come on mobile devices — the site is responsive after all — and most people visit the site to view the Community Calendar, read the…

July 4th, 2016 Health & Lifestyle, News

How to recycle at USAG Bavaria

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on June 30, 2016. It has since been updated by the USAG Bavaria Environmental Division and SORT Team on Feb. 11, 2021.   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — We all have a responsibility to keep our garrison clean and safe. Tossing everything into one waste…

June 30th, 2016 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Training support packages now available for Army civilians

Provided by Center for the Army Profession and Ethic, TRADOC   The Center for the Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE) at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has added a training support package for the Army Civilian Corps to its collection of training products. These training products support America’s…

June 30th, 2016 News

Read for the Win: Summer reading program kicks off at Garmisch Library

GARMISCH, Germany — During the months of June and July, the library will host a variety of free activities for children of all ages to encourage and support a love of reading.   About 20 children and a few moms joined Ben Write and Sally Read for the first get-together at…

June 28th, 2016 News