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Electric scooters: get to know the new regulations

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Electric scooters are now legal in Germany with several restrictions and regulations.   In most cities in other countries, electric scooters belong to the cityscap, In Germany, it was forbidden to use them on public roads, but the country has recently released its first e-scooter regulation.  …


Support military relief programs: Grafenwoehr Exchange shoppers can Give, Get Back June 14-18

AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — For the third consecutive year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Army Emergency Relief and the Air Force Assistance Fund to help service members and military families in need through the Give and Get Back campaign.   From June…

Assessment shows second year of growth in math and literacy at DoDEA schools

  DoDEA news release   ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) recently completed its second-year administration of the DoDEA Summative Assessments, posting gains in literacy and mathematics in the first possible year of comparative measurement for the criterion-referenced examinations.   More than 50,000 military-connected students from…

Gate 6 reopens on schedule, new traffic circle on B299 completed

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Tower Barracks Gate 6 reopens on schedule Friday, June 14, to inbound and outbound POV traffic as construction crews complete construction of a traffic circle on B299.   The new traffic circle outside Gate 6 will be available for public use. Gate 6 and the new traffic…

Army lengthens tours for Soldiers in Europe, Japan

    By Sean Kimmons, Army News Service   WASHINGTON — The Army is adding a year to overseas tours for some Soldiers heading to Europe and Japan, as part of an effort to boost readiness and reduce moves. Under the new policy, which applies to permanent change-of-station orders published…

Brig. Gen. Norrie is new commander at 7ATC

  By Sgt. Christopher Stewart, 7th Army Training Command   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Brig. Gen. Christopher C. LaNeve relinquished command of the 7th Army Training Command to Brig. Gen. Christopher R. Norrie during a ceremony on the parade field at Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr, Germany, June 11, 2019.   Lt.…

USAG Bavaria Exchanges generate $1.7 Million toward quality-of-life programs in 2018

  AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Every time Soldiers, retirees and military families shop the Grafenwoehr Exchanges, they help make their community stronger.   In 2018, USAG Bavaria community shoppers generated $1.7 Million for vital on-installation community programs.   The dividend supports quality-of-life programs, including Child Development Centers,…

Tech Expo returns to Grafenwoehr July 24

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The semi-annual U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tech Expo, hosted by the Network Enterprise Center will be held Wednesday, July 24 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Tower View Conference Center, Bldg 209, in Grafenwoehr.   All military, civilian and contractor personnel are invited to…

Netzaberg Express to change to summer hours June 17

AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — With Department of Defense Education Activity schools winding down for their summer break, the Netzaberg Express will reduce hours on weekdays during the summer break.    When the Netzaberg elementary and middle schools takes their summer break, foot traffic at the Netzaberg Express…

Mission Cobra: Commit to Fit in Hohenfels

  By Alain M. Polynice, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria Public Affairs Office   HOHENFELS, Germany — The staff of the U.S. Army Health Clinic Hohenfels, also known by their nickname, Cobras, pride themselves as an organization leading the way. The Cobras are once again leading the way as…

Return ammunition on ‘No Questions Asked’ policy

  VILSECK, Germany — U. S. Army Garrison Bavaria holds its quarterly Amnesty Day event July 9, 2019, to afford the USAG Bavaria community the opportunity to turn in ammunition on a no-questions-asked basis.   The next Community Amnesty Day for ammunition and explosives (A & E) will run from…