Residential window safety information

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The home should be a safe place for everyone, but there are some hazards families should always be aware of. Ranking as one of the top five hidden hazards in the home are windows. Falls from windows are more common than people might think. According to studies…

USAG Bavaria welcomes 41 newly naturalized citizens

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – As part of a special program to naturalize active-duty service members and their families, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria hosted a virtual naturalization ceremony at the Tower Barracks Conference Center on April 13. In total, 41 candidates from 20 countries were administered the Oath of Allegiance to…

Bavaria SHARP hosts Denim Day 2022

By USAG Bavaria Sexual Harassment Assault Response Prevention (SHARP)   April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and as part of this month of awareness April 27, 2022, is Denim Day. This year marks the 23rd year of Denim Day, internationally.   A day for denim? You might be wondering…

How to de-winterize vehicles across USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — With temperatures warming up and winter yielding to spring, community members may want to consider de-winterizing privately owned vehicles across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria.   While community members in Grafenwoehr, Vilseck and Hohenfels might be able to change their vehicles’ winter tires to summer tires a bit…

USAG Bavaria employees recognized for longevity and dedication to the Army

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Commander Col. Christopher Danbeck and Command Sgt. Maj. Sebastian Camacho presented awards to 19 German and American civilian employees for their longevity and dedication to the Army at a Length of Service ceremony on April 5, at the USAG Bavaria Tower View Conference…

American Red Cross volunteer teaches youth about International Humanitarian Law

Written by Brea DuBose, PR and Publicity Lead with American Red Cross Bavaria   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — March is Red Cross Month, and American Red Cross Bavaria highlights the people that make its mission possible: volunteers!     Red Cross volunteer, Anthony Tetro, is the regional coordinator of the International Humanitarian…

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from April 3, 2022

Editor’s Note: Currently, the official translation is being worked by the Bavaria Legal Office. Once it is available, it will be posted to the 7th Army Training Command COVID-19 Portal: https://www.7atc.army.mil/COVID-19/ Bavarian State Chancellery Press Release   MUNICH — The Bavarian State Government announced a new 16th Bavarian Infection Protection…

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…

World Poetry Day celebrated in Grafenwoehr

By Milena Felkl, USAG Bavaria PAO Intern   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — World Poetry Day is returning to the city of Grafenwoehr on Monday, March 21. The city participated in this event last year. And due to its great popularity, the poem exhibition will be held again this year.   In…

USAG Bavaria students can score gift cards in Exchange’s You Made the Grade program

AAFES Press Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Exchange is continuing its tradition of rewarding academic excellence through the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program, which honors the resiliency of military kids worldwide.   In its 22nd year, the You Made the Grade program…

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…