Second week of the Summer Sense Campaign shares recipes for the family

By Laura Garcia, program specialist with Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) Looking for ways to have fun with the family? Try an old fashioned barbecue, as it can be done without a great deal of travel. You can also involve the kids in creating non-open flame dishes for the whole…


Emergency Manager: How we keep USAG Bavaria informed of closures, delays and early releases

  By Tom Janis, USAG Bavaria Emergency Manager   Dear USAG Bavaria Community,   The winter months are upon us and that can often bring challenging weather conditions. We want to remind community members that USAG Bavaria monitors weather conditions daily in case school must be cancelled, delayed, or closed…

BINGO with Santa at the Tower Barracks Food Court

AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower Barracks Food Court is bringing a special treat to Soldiers and their families for the holidays.   On Dec. 14, from 2 to 3 p.m., Soldiers and their families can play Bingo with Santa at the food court. Prizes will be…

What you need to know about fireworks at USAG Bavaria

  A message from the USAG Bavaria Safety Office   Fireworks on Army Installations:   AE Reg 600-1, Regulated Activities in Europe, 20 May 09, Par. 26 d states that “Personnel will not use or ignite fireworks or flares on places under the control of the U.S. Army.”   Fireworks…

Selfies with Santa at your local Exchange

  AAFES News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Santa is coming to town. He’s making a list and checking it twice to get Soldiers and their families into the holiday spirit.   “The Grafenwoehr Exchange is keeping the holiday spirits high this season and will be hosting Santa selfie events…

USAG Bavaria holiday season hours & closures

  December 25 and January 1 are U.S. federal holidays, and front-door offices are closed. If you have specific questions about an office, call ahead using the USAG Bavaria phonebook.     TOWER BARRACKS   AAFES Grafenwoehr Main Store December 24: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. December 25: Closed December…

USAG Bavaria Education Centers host annual Military Academic Achievement Award ceremony

  By Perla Matthews, USAG Bavaria Education Center/Embry Riddle Aeronautical University   VILSECK, Germany — USAG Bavaria Education Centers hosted the 2019 Military Academic Achievement Award ceremony Nov. 13 alongside Tri-Services Schools.   The event was held at the Multi-Purpose Center, Building 134 located at Rose Barracks.   A total…

BCSC provides holiday gift wrapping through Dec 24

Bavaria Community and Spouses Club news release    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bavaria Community and Spouses Club has partnered with the Grafenwoehr Exchange to provide holiday gift wrapping services to the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Tower Barracks and Rose Barracks community through fundraising organizations.   Community members can stop by…

Provost Marshal Minute: See something, say something

USAG Bavaria Provost Marshal   Security and law enforcement personnel cannot be everywhere at all times. We rely on you to report suspicious behavior by calling your local MPs or submitting an iWatch report.    There are many indicators of suspicious behavior. Studies have shown that prior to an attack,…

Gospel concert brings together Bavarian community

  By Keisha Frith   NETZABERG, Germany — The sound of music echoed from the Netzaberg Chapel as the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members and local nationals gathered for a Gospel concert.    Called the “Gospel Explosion”, the event was held Nov. 15-17 as a choir workshop. It is…

Customs releases holiday guidance on what not to mail

By U.S. Army Customs Agency-Europe   WIESBADEN, Germany — People new to Europe should note that many items available in Europe may seem like good Christmas presents, but violate U.S. customs rules.   Some products are banned from the United States and others may only be carried in baggage, but…