Grafenwoehr Child Development Center closing for renovation, expansion

  USAG Bavaria Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower Barracks Child Development Center at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria will temporarily close for renovations and expansion beginning Nov. 1, 2019.   On Monday, Nov. 4, the Tower Barracks CDC hourly care program…


Hohenfels celebrates women’s right to vote, equality movement

  HOHENFELS, Germany — The Joint Multinational Readiness Center and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Hohenfels celebrated Women’s Equality Day Aug. 27 to honor the passing of the 19th Amendment and bring attention to the continuing efforts to achieve full equality.   “The first step of Women’s Equality was the 19th…

Grafenwoehr military families have Exchange layaway paid in full at surprise event

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Main Exchange surprised 18 well-deserving customers by paying off their layaway purchases on Aug. 23.   The Army & Air Force Exchange Service teamed up with Pay Away the Layaway to help military families as they head back to school,…

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…

Eisenhower Loop closed September 9 until October 19

  HOHENFELS, Germany ─ Eisenhower Loop will be closed Sept. 9 to Oct. 19 for necessary road construction.   Vehicular traffic will not be allowed between the Teen Center (Bldg. 72) and the Sunrise Lodge Annex (Bldg. 71, 70 & 70A) during this time.   Community members should follow the…

#BavariaWeatherEyes – Expand visibility, influence weather decisions

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Staying informed of weather and road conditions is easy. But understanding what occurs between the fall of the first snowflake and the decisions that follow is more complex.   Inclement weather that arrives during the fall and winter months sets into motion a series of events…

Rose Barracks Express fuel pump upgrade coming October 2019

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Exchange will upgrade the fuel pumps at the Rose Barracks Express October 7-11, 2019.   For safety purposes, while the fuel tank is cleaned and the new fuel pumps are installed, no fuel will be available at the Express during this time.…

Maintenance at gates may cause delays, detours Aug. 28-Sept. 10

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Annual gate barrier maintenance at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria may cause some delays and detours at installations at Tower Barracks, Netzaberg Village Center, Rose Barracks, Hohenfels and Garmisch.   The maintenance is conducted annually to ensure barriers at the gates remain operational.   No gates at any…

Things to know about mobile, internet contracts in Germany

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — As contracts often come with pages of conditions and laws are different in each country, it is necessary to read and understand the terms of contracts you sign.   Here is what you need to know about mobile, home or internet contracts in your local area…

DoDEA, Exchange offer “Start Smart” Breakfast Program at USAG Bavaria schools

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Department of Defense Education Activity and Exchange will offer the “Start Smart” Breakfast Program at more U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria schools for the 2019-2020 school year.   The Vilseck elementary and high schools, the Grafenwoehr Elementary School, and the Hohenfels elementary, middle…

Retiree Appreciation Day provides financial, health services at Grafenwoehr and Ansbach

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – American Retirees in the area will have a chance to get help with pay issues, health care and other retiree services this October.   USAG Bavaria hosts its annual Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) Oct. 15 at the Tower View Conference Center, Bldg 209 (Grafenwoehr) Tower…