A community member’s guide to understanding FPCON

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army in Europe relies on four Force Protection Condition (FPCON) levels — A, B, C and D — or as the Army says, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta. The levels increase from lowest condition at Alpha to the highest and most protective at Delta.  …

Schedule POV inspection appointments online

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — All CAC holders can sign up for a Privately Owned Vehicle inspection appointments at the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria transportation page at www.bavaria.army.mil/transportation.   Vehicle Inspection Online Appointment   Customers should arrive at least 10 minutes prior to their appointment time and bring a copy…

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Red Cross offers free career training for dependents

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria strives to bring enrichment programs, like the upcoming American Red Cross Dental Assistant Training Program, to our military communities.   USAG Bavaria Red Cross and the dental clinics offer this exciting training opportunity to military family members. While the training program does…

Teddy bear clinic comes to town

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Veterinary Clinic hosts the first Teddy Bear Clinic May 3 at Rose Barracks.   During the clinic, Soldiers from 2nd Cavalry Regiment will practice their suturing skills using injured or damaged stuffed animals.   Capt. Caitlin Sullivan, officer in charge of the…

Stolen property: US and German authorities partner against crime

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Military police investigators here collaborated with Auerbach Polizei to catch a thief in our midst.   Sgt. Sebastian Rupp and Staff Sgt. Michael Thompson, along with Auerbach Polizei officer Andreas Mueller, investigated an employee of a moving company after a concerned citizen reported that an online…

‘Motherhood is the ultimate sisterhood’: Pregnancy guru shares wisdom

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany ─ Pregnancy is one of the most celebrated taboos from the past.   Heidi Murkoff helps women around the world through the most joyful but most scary time of their lives. The face behind the most successful brand in self-help history, What to Expect, has taken up a…

Military Brats can win treats at Grafenwoehr Exchange April 18

    AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – What’s pint-sized, wears purple and is tough enough to meet the challenges of a military upbringing? Military brats!   On April 18, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service at Tower Barracks, Rose Barracks and Hohenfels will celebrate Purple Up Day,…

CID seeks qualified officers to join warrant officer ranks

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command news release   QUANTICO, Virginia — The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is seeking first lieutenants and captains, from all military occupational specialties, interested in becoming CID Special Agents to submit applications to transition to a CID Special Agent warrant officer, MOS 311A.   MILPER…

One Community Road closed April 16-30

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany ─ One Community Road will be partially closed April 16 to 30 for necessary emergency repairs.   Personally owned vehicles and non-tactical vehicles will not be allowed between Gate 4 and Rose Barracks Gate 2 during this time. All POV and NTV traffic should take the off-post…

The male Soldier-Athlete of the year is in Grafenwoehr

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The male Soldier-Athlete of the year is Sgt. 1st Class David L. Moore stationed in Grafenwoehr, Bavaria.   Moore, a platoon sergeant with Echo Forward Support Troop, Regimental Engineer Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, have been selected by the All-Army Sports Office.   “It’s humbling to represent the…

Renovations at Netzaberg Express thru fall 2018; mobile support offered

  By Chris Litch, Army & Air Force Exchange Service   NETZABERG, Germany – On 19 April, the Netzaberg Express will undergo a major interior renovation.   Renovations are not expect to be complete until late fall 2018. With the closure of the main facility, the Grafenwoehr Exchange will bring…