Eligible veterans authorized installation access, Commissary and AAFES shopping privileges

  By Anna Morelock, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden   Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, certain veterans received access to Commissary and Exchange services.   Within Germany, due to international agreements with the German Federal Ministry of Finance, this access also requires veterans to register with the U.S. Army Customs Agency- Europe…


BCSC announces Fall 2019 grant recipients, community outreach distribution

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club is pleased to announce that 15 individuals in the USAG Bavaria community were awarded a combined total of over $19,000 in continuing education scholarships during the BCSC Fall 2019 cycle.   Thirty-three organizations were recipients of Community Outreach Grants with a combined…

Who’s Ms. Taylor? Netzaberg Middle School journalism students press teacher with questions

  By Seventh & Eighth Grade Journalism Students, Netzaberg Middle School Photos by Luz Pasillas and Alexander Holt, Seventh Grade   NETZABERG, Germany — Ms. Taylor teaches seventh grade language arts at Netzaberg Middle School.   Together with Ms. Behrendt, the two teachers have been teaching a journalism class called KTV,…

Grafenwoehr Exchange hosts Family Game Day November 23

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Exchange is hosting a family game day for military children and their families at Tower Barracks Main Store Nov. 23.   The event, which is ideal for children age 2 and older, will offer several games for the families to enjoy.…

Local spouse starts Bavaria travel vlog

  By Sterling Schuyler   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Daniel “DT” Taylor is taking advantage of local Bavaria travel – and he wants to help you do it, too.   When DT’s wife Emily received a job offer with Netzaberg Middle School in 2014, the Taylors uprooted their lives from the…

Exchange shoppers can prepare for the unexpected with Exchange Protection Plans

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Buying big-ticket items like electronics, jewelry or appliances is an investment. Soldiers and their families at the Grafenwoehr Army & Air Force Exchange Service can protect their investments with Exchange Protection Plans, powered by Asurion.     Protection plans guard against common factors…

COLA, housing dominate discussion at USAG Bavaria town hall

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership and community members discussed several significant topics affecting the Rose and Tower Barracks communities during a Garrison Town Hall Nov. 14 at the Netzaberg Middle School in the Netzaberg community of Eschenbach, Germany.   The event, which was live-streamed to the…

Provost Marshal Minute: Stolen merchandise and military equipment

USAG Bavaria Provost Marshal   Chances are you own a number of items that you would consider extremely valuable. It would be a shame not to ensure that you secure these items on a daily basis.    If by chance, someone steals your valuables and a police investigation reveals that…

Get your photo taken with Santa at the Grafenwoehr Exchange Mall

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Exchange and Creative Art Photography are teaming up to make this Christmas even brighter for Soldiers and their families with special Santa photo events.   On Friday, Nov. 22 at 3:30 p.m., Santa will arrive by fire truck to interact with…

Thanksgiving meals at USAG Bavaria

  2019 Thanksgiving meals at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria:   Warrior Sports Café DFAC, Hohenfels Wednesday, Nov. 27, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Dragoon Café DFAC, Rose Barracks Wednesday, Nov. 27, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.   Ever Vigilant Café DFAC, Tower Barracks Thursday, Nov. 28, 11 a.m. –…

Academic excellence pays off for military kids with the Exchange You Made the Grade program

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Military students who study and succeed can pick up extra spending money from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.    Through the Grafenwoehr Exchange’s You Made the Grade program, first- through 12th-graders, including homeschooled students, with a B average or higher…