Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle

More options to find employment and volunteer positions at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Army Community Service and Army Air Force Exchange Services held a Career and Volunteer Fair Nov. 8, which featured dozens of employers and volunteer opportunities in USAG Bavaria.   Don’t worry if you were not able to attend the event because there are still plenty of…

November 13th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

APO announces 2018 holiday mailing deadlines

    The U.S. Postal Service and the Army Post Office have the mailing deadlines for the expected delivery of cards and gifts to your loved ones this holiday season. Also, remember to pick up your parcels from your community mail rooms as soon as they arrive, as the sheer…

November 8th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

TKS service outage Nov. 14 to impact internet and AFN TV

TKS news release   On Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018, TKS will implement a network upgrade at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, which will result in a temporary interruption of all TKS network services between midnight and 2 a.m.   TKS network services that will be impacted include: easyConnect, easyTV, AFN television,…

November 8th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

New thrift shop hours in Graf and Vilseck beginning Nov. 6

Bavaria Community and Spouses Club news release   The Bavaria Community and Spouses Club Thrift Shops will have new hours beginning Tuesday, November 6, 2018.   Both the Grafenwoehr and Vilseck shops will have the same hours.   Monday: Closed   Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Wednesday: 11…

October 31st, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

Bavaria Community & Spouses’ Club fall 2018 grants recipients

Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club news release   The Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club is pleased to announce the following organizations received a total of over $18,000 during the Fall 2018 Community Outreach Grants cycle:   Vilseck High School Model UN   Vilseck High School Science Department   Netzaberg Middle…

October 30th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

USAG Bavaria to launch new website

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will soon go live with an innovative, user-friendly new website.   The new website stems from the migration of all U.S. Army Installation Management Command garrisons to a combined content management system.   The USAG Bavaria Public Affairs Office manages the…

October 26th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News

What to do when bad weather hits Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Inclement weather brought on by the autumn and winter months can deliver a blow to Bavaria and the surrounding area, affecting your decision to travel.   Garrison officials and street cleaning crews at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria installations at Garmisch, Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Vilseck will do everything…

October 24th, 2018 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes, School News, Travel

An easy guide to trash & recycling in Hohenfels

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Germany is one of the most successful countries in recycling the trash for the good of the environment. A major part of the success is the proper sorting of garbage. But the whole subject of recycling can be an overwhelming task for any newcomer to the…

October 19th, 2018 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Clear bulk trash, other waste during Fall Cleanup

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Every year, as the trees become bare and leaves pile up along sidewalks and lawns, the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Directorate of Public Works leads a concerted effort to beautify the installation before the season gives way to the cold, snowy months of winter.  …

October 5th, 2018 Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News

Take the cost of living survey, influence future rates

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — All Department of Defense Service members stationed at any of the 11 DOD identified locations in Germany, and who have been on station for at least three months, are required to complete the 2018 Cost of Living Allowance Living Pattern Survey.   Take the survey at…

October 5th, 2018 Health & Lifestyle, News