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Get in contact with local German-American KONTAKT Clubs

By Milena Felkl, Intern with USAG Bavaria Public Affairs    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Arriving to a new military installation can take some time getting used to, especially overseas. To help combat the culture shock at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, KONTAKT Clubs in Rose and Tower Barracks work to bring people…

April 29th, 2022 News

Grafenwoehr Exchange salutes youngest heroes during Month of the Military Child

AAFES Press Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, the Department of Defense’s largest retailer, is saluting the spirit of America’s youngest heroes with virtual activities, events, and prizes during Month of the Military Child.   Starting April 1, the Grafenwoehr PX will give away…

March 28th, 2022 News

Armed Services Blood Program hosts its annual Grafenwoehr Blood Drive

Written by Brea DuBose, PR and Publicity Lead with American Red Cross Bavaria   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Armed Services Blood Program traveled from Landstuhl, Germany, to conduct a two-day mission-essential blood drive at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Tower View Conference Center on Feb. 7 – 8. Stacy Sanning, a…

February 9th, 2022 Health & Lifestyle, News

AWAG hosts annual seminar for USAG Bavaria community members

by Joe Stephens, AWAG Bavaria Seminar Volunteer & Attendee   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Americans Working Around the Globe hosted its annual local area seminar at the Tower Barracks Conference Center, on Nov. 16. “Let’s Build Bavaria” was an in-person workshop event, designed for military community members of U.S. Army Garrison…

December 8th, 2021 News

1ABCT Soldiers honor the fallen in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — While at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center for training requirements, Soldiers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division made it a point to come together and pay their respects by cleaning the Polish prisoner of war cemetery located within the U.S. Army Garrison…

December 7th, 2021 News

Soldiers collect toys for host nation children at GTA march

By Sgt. Brea DuBose, Broadcaster with AFN Bavaria   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, organizations teamed up to deliver holiday cheer by conducting the annual Operation Toy Drop and Delivery event on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Soldiers and their families gathered community-donated toys in boxes at the Bunker…

December 3rd, 2021 Holiday, News

Senior NCOs say thanks to junior enlisted across USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — USO Bavaria conducted its fifth annual Thanks for Thanksgiving program on Saturday, Nov. 20. In collaboration with DeCA Grafenwoehr Commissary and Service Credit Union, senior NCOs from the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria footprint prepared and provided over 350 Thanksgiving thank you bags for their service members. According…

November 22nd, 2021 News

2021 Christmas Markets near USAG Bavaria

(Editor’s note: Please be aware that the Christmas markets listed below are still subject to cancelation or modification due to current COVID situations. Be aware of any requirements for proof of vaccination, recovery or negative-test or other COVID-related requirements. Additionally, look for opening and closing times and days as each…

November 2nd, 2021 Travel

USAG Bavaria community enjoys celebratory USO Sun & Fun

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members celebrated the end of summer and return to school at the USO Grafenwoehr Sun & Fun program, hosted on Aug. 28 at the Tower Barracks Wild B.O.A.R. Outdoor Recreation Complex.   Preregistered participants enjoyed a barbeque, cake cutting, games, prizes, inflatables,…

August 31st, 2021 Health & Lifestyle, News

German-American relations are revived with new edition of community outreach events

  GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — On July 13, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership, located on Artillery Kaserne, invited Garmisch-Partenkirchen organization leaders for a meeting. The event took place in the Edelweiss Lodge & Resort Hotel at Sheridan Kaserne.   Participants included County Commissioner Anton Speer, executives of the local district administration office, and…

July 16th, 2021 News