German and American civilian employees honored during the length of service award ceremony

    HOHENFELS, Germany — Fifty-nine German and American civilian awardees gathered with friends, colleagues and peers to be recognized for their outstanding years of service to the U.S. Army in a ceremony, here, May 17.   These garrison employees served anywhere from 10 to 50 years each and together…


Grafenwoehr Exchange ‘Pamper Mom with Pretty’ event celebrates moms

AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Military moms deserve a little extra pampering this Mother’s Day, and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making sure they get it.   On May 4, the Grafenwoehr Exchange Service is hosting a “Pamper Mom with Pretty” beauty event. Military shoppers…

Routine and emergency housing work orders: Same phone number, different criteria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members can report work orders and request other housing services through one Housing Office call center.   ROUTINE WORK ORDERS   During the normal duty day, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., community members should call their work order…

Everything you need to know about trash & recycling at Netzaberg

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Some questions and confusion about recycling and trash pick-up linger at the Netzaberg housing community.   Knowing where the recycling points are and how to properly sort materials is the first step to keeping Netzaberg beautiful.   What’s the problem?   Netzaberg community members can dispose…

2 steps to registering for DODEA-Europe schools

  By Ruth Ploeger, Army Region School Liaison Officer   Families stationed in Europe typically send their children to the Department of Defense Education Activity Schools.   Access the DODEA Eligibility Information.   Registration Step 1   Online pre-registration assists schools with preparing for your child. Please complete this as soon…

Nine ways to protect yourself on Facebook

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — When using Facebook and other forms of social media, threats are just one click away, but Facebook has steps to assist with online protection.    The use of social media may seem harmless, but as a member of a military community you and your loved…

The Joint Commission to survey MEDDAC Bavaria clinics

U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria Public Affairs   VILSECK, Germany — The Joint Commission will survey the health clinics of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria beginning Tuesday, April 23, to Friday, April 26, 2019:   U.S. Army Health Clinic Ansbach   U.S. Army Health Clinic Grafenwoehr  …

Annual observance reflects on Holocaust nearly 75 years later

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Holocaust was the maltreatment and murder of over six million men, women and children by the Nazi regime in the 1930s and 40s. Nearly 75 years after the Holocaust, people around the world reflect on the horrors that had taken place.   Germany’s tainted past…

Grafenwoehr Exchange to host Marvel Universe Unites event April 27

AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Calling all superheroes! Children ages 4 and older are invited to participate in a Marvel Universe Unites event at the Grafenwoehr Exchange.   Military children can assemble in the Tower Barracks Main Store toy department April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

550 volunteers representing 310 USAG Bavaria organizations honored

  VILSECK, Germany — Garrison leaders and community members gathered here April 17 to extend thanks and praise to the 550 registered volunteers at Tower and Rose Barracks.   The garrison recognized its volunteer community members as leaders and vital contributors at a ceremony at the Rose Barracks Multipurpose Center.…

NES student council bring dragon snacks to USO

A message from the Secretary of Netzaberg Elementary School Student Council        By Audrey Jones, Fifth-Grade, Secretary, NES Student Council   Thanks to the students at Netzaberg Elementary School and the student council.   In March children at the USO on Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr were greeted with…