Category Archives: Questions

Questions with Isaia Falealii, football player and Hohenfels employee

  By Christina Wilson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   HOHENFELS, Germany — Isaia Falealii, the son of an American Soldier, attended Hohenfels High School from 2004 – 2008. In 2006, he played defensive for the Hohenfels Tigers football team and won the U.S. Forces European Championship.   Soon after graduation…

March 14th, 2017 News, Questions

Influential Women of Bavaria: Ailien Patail, Garmisch librarian

  GARMISCH, Germany — For more than two decades, Ailien Patail has served as a U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s librarian for the Garmisch-Partenkirchen military community.   Inspired by her husband George, Patail became a librarian and began working at the Garmisch library in 1995.   Since then, she has seen…

March 9th, 2017 News, Questions

Influential Women of Bavaria: Lara Clagett, inspirational woman, friend and mentor

By Christina Wilson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   HOHENFELS, Germany — During Women’s History Month, I wanted to write an article on a woman who inspired me, and without even hesitating, I thought of Lara Clagett, our Mobilization, Deployment & Stability Support Operations Specialist.   Coming to Hohenfels in 1998…

March 7th, 2017 News, Questions

Meet the Chaplain: Maj. Kevin Hovan

  Chaplains provide support to service members and military families and ensure religious rights are observed in the Army community. They perform many duties, from conducting religious services and leading marriage retreats to deploying in combat zones with infantry units. They work to make the Army stronger by helping to…

February 14th, 2017 Questions

Alissa Grantham: Questions with a local artist and Hohenfels grad

By Christina Wilson, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs   HOHENFELS, Germany — Alissa Grantham spent six years of her teenage years in the Hohenfels community and graduated from the Hohenfels High School in 2009.   As an artist at heart, she grew up drawing cartoons and comics, which eventually led to…

December 11th, 2016 Questions

Paigerian D. Hervey: Questions with an Army spouse and best-selling author

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — She’s an Army spouse, a mother of three, a volunteer and a best-selling author at Amazon. And she lives among us.   Paigerian D. Hervey, whose husband is assigned to 902nd Engineer Company with the 15th Engineer Battalion, hails from Mississippi. She published her first book, From…

June 9th, 2016 Questions

Omalia Weatherholt: Questions with a Family Child Care provider

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Family Child Care, or FCC, bestowed this year’s Provider of the Year award to Omalia Weatherholt, a beloved member of Bavaria’s Child, Youth and School Services. And it doesn’t take long to understand why.   Omalia Weatherholt is quick to smile and deeply humble, but…

February 4th, 2016 Questions

Walter Brunner: Questions with a German-American KONTAKT Club guru

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — If you are interested in host nation culture, people and events, then the German-American KONTAKT Club is the perfect place to mingle with local nationals.   The KONTAKT club was founded in 1969 by U.S. Army Europe and the German Federal Ministry of Youth, Family, Woman…

January 19th, 2016 Questions

Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Dillingham: Questions with an outgoing CSM

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey R. Dillingham has served as U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s command sergeant major since Feb. 5, 2014. He shifts responsibilities to incoming command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Todd, at a ceremony here Sept. 8, 2015.   A native of Elkton, Kentucky, Dillingham…

September 8th, 2015 Questions

Who’s C-Dub? Questions with an AFN DJ

You probably hear her voice every day during PT or on your way to work. She’s an AFN DJ, a volunteer, Army spouse, former pageant girl in Texas and Louisiana and a mother of two dogs. She’s Christy Whitaker (a.k.a. C-Dub on the radio waves) and she hails from Oklahoma.…

July 31st, 2015 Questions