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USAG Bavaria recognizes, awards community volunteers

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — April is National Volunteer Month. To celebrate, Army Community Service teams recently recognized local volunteers at ceremonies across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria.   Last year, 376 volunteers were registered within the USAG Bavaria footprint — which includes Tower Barracks, Rose Barracks, Hohenfels and Garmsich. Furthermore, these volunteers…

May 4th, 2022 Health & Lifestyle, News

Honoring Vietnam Veterans: USAG Bavaria PXs to host pinning ceremony March 29

AAFES Press Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr PX, Vilseck PXtra and Garmisch PX will honor Vietnam-era Veterans with a ceremony on March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Grafenwoehr: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Vilseck: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Garmisch: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.   The…

March 18th, 2022 News

Ceremony signifies completion of Schlatterweihr Dam repairs

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – On Feb. 28, a ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the completion of critical, time-sensitive repairs to Schlatterweiher Dam at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. Located within the Grafenwoehr Training Area and impacting several ranges, construction teams raced against the clock to successfully complete the work on-time as to not…

March 1st, 2022 Environmental, News

USAG Bavaria honors community veterans

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria honored all veterans, during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Tower Barracks 172nd Memorial site on Nov. 10. Before Nov. 11 was declared Veterans Day, it was called Armistice Day to signify the…

November 10th, 2021 News

USAG Bavaria naturalizes 68 at virtual ceremony

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – As part of a special program to naturalize active duty military members and their families, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria hosted a two-day virtual naturalization ceremony at the Tower Barracks Conference Center on Nov. 4 and Nov. 5. In total, 68 candidates from 30 countries were administered the…

November 5th, 2021 News
Recipients of the Length of Service Award stand with USAG Bavaria Garrison Commander Col. Danbeck,

Over 3,000 years of combined civilian service recognized at USAG Bavaria Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — At a Length of Service award ceremony on Oct. 21, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership recognized 112 civilians employed by the Hohenfels installation. Together, they logged a total of 3,040 years of outstanding service with the U.S. Army.   German and American civilian awardees gathered with…

November 3rd, 2021 News

U.S. Army Hohenfels spokesman Norbert Wittl retires

  HOHENFELS, Germany — After 40 years of service, an era ends as Norbert Wittl retired from his position as the Hohenfels press spokesman for U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. In his honor, a farewell ceremony was hosted on Wednesday, July 28. Since 2002, Wittl was the contact person for the…

July 30th, 2021 News

Groundbreaking new vehicle maintenance shop at Grafenwoehr Training Area

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The U.S. Army continues investing into the modernization of its training camps at Grafenwoehr Training Area. On July 15, ground was broken for a new $51 million vehicle maintenance shop for the rotating forces on the 6.1 hectares construction site near U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tower…

July 20th, 2021 News

Assumption of responsibility ceremony welcomes USAG Bavaria senior enlisted leader

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria officially welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Sebastian A. Camacho, during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the Tower Barracks Physical Fitness Center on July 9. Camacho assumed his duties as the senior enlisted leader by receiving the command’s colors from Col. Christopher R.…

July 9th, 2021 CSM Talk, News

USAG Bavaria Fire Department strengthens ties with German counterparts

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Fire Department hosted a special signing ceremony to renew community partnership with the Grafenwoehr Fire Department on Tuesday, April 27. At the Tower Barracks fire station, an official agreement of understanding was signed by USAG Bavaria Commander Col. Christopher Danbeck and…

April 28th, 2021 News, Safety & Security Bytes