Gate 6 re-opens; construction ends early to improve security and traffic flow

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Tower Barracks Gate 6 reopened ahead of schedule May 21 to inbound POV traffic as construction crews complete updates.   Construction was awarded and completed to enhance customer service to the 24/7 gate and increase the installation’s overall physical security and force protection.   During…

Baseball brings spectators together in Germany

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The “Buchbinder Legionäre,” right now one of the biggest baseball organizations in Germany, have played at the Armin-Wolf-Baseball-Arena in Regensburg since 1998.      The arena is located in the east part of Regensburg and has a capacity of 2,500 spectators. They hosted the 2009 Baseball…

Hohenfels selects Military Youth of the Year

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Every year since 1947, the Boys & Girls Club of America celebrates the extraordinary achievements of teen club members in a recognition program: Youth of the Year.   Youth of the Year candidates embody the values of leadership, service, academic success and healthy lifestyles and emerge…

Spring cleanup takes place May 14-18

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Help the Tower Barracks and Rose Barracks communities join forces to make U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria look neat and clean.   Soldiers, family members and civilians can help to improve the appearance of USAG Bavaria by collecting and removing trash and debris from living areas, common…

Danke Mama: Celebrating Mother’s Day the German way

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The holiday honoring mothers is not just an American one. Mother’s Day has existed since as long ago as the Greek empire. Today, Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world.   Modern Mother’s Day finds its roots in the U.S., when female activist Julia Ward Howe requested…

Your suicide prevention resources at USAG Bavaria

Army Senior Leaders are committed to building a ready and resilient force by sustaining personal readiness and mitigating high-risk behaviors that run  counter to the Army profession.   Those who serve our great nation pledge to treat themselves and others with dignity and respect and expect others to do the…

Rose Barracks opens Bavaria’s largest Functional Fitness Facility

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — To meet the demands of the new Soldier Readiness Test and Army Combat Readiness Test, Tower Barracks and Rose Barracks have transformed two fitness facilities into new functional fitness gyms.   The 5,000-square-foot Rose Barracks functional fitness facility opened its doors April 13 to all DOD ID…

Gate 6 closed May 14-25; construction to improve traffic and security

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Tower Barracks Gate 6 will close to inbound POV traffic May 14-25 as construction crews re-organize the 24/7 gate and increase the installation’s overall physical security and force protection.   During the reconstruction project, all POV inbound traffic coming from B299 will be redirected to Gate…

Community survey aims to improve quality of life

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Community Health Promotion Council is currently conducting a survey to improve the quality of life within the community.   The Community Strengths and Themes Assessment is an online survey open to all Soldiers, family members, Army civilians and retirees that empowers the…

USAG Bavaria introduces Alcohol Incident Reduction Initiative

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community leaders and support agencies recently introduced the Alcohol Incident Reduction Initiative to decrease the abuse of alcohol and resulting risky behaviors in the community.   To support the efforts of the Bavaria Health Initiative, the Community Health Promotion Council started the…

Exchange Shoppers Can ‘Give and Get Back’ to Help Army, Air Force Relief Funds

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower Barracks Exchange is making it easy for shoppers to help Soldiers and military families in need during the first of three “Give and Get Back” donation periods.   From May 15 through May 20, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers…