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…


Giant House Spider: harmless to humans, helpful to the environment

  By Christa Rolls, USAG Bavaria Environmental Division   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Now that autumn is upon us and the days are getting colder, animals of all kinds, including us humans, seek warmer locales to survive the blustery cold.   One such creature we’re likely to find more often in…

Army Community Service offers spouse empowerment series in USAG Bavaria

  By Katie L. Glover, USAG Bavaria Army Community Service   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — PCS season is over, school is in session and now is the opportunity to get inspired.   U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Army Community Service is hosting a two-part empowerment series to increase resiliency, improve communication, and prepare…

Gratitude Initiative now accepting applications for grades 8-11

  Calling all Army families! Gratitude Initiative is now accepting applications for students in grades 8-11 for the GI College Success Academy.   GI provides the most comprehensive college and career counseling, SAT/ACT Test Prep, and financial aid counseling program, free of charge to our military families. The program is…

Provost Marshal Minute: What you need to know when traveling to Garmisch

USAG Bavaria Provost Marshal   For those of you who are traveling to Garmisch or the surrounding area, it is advisable to check both the road and traffic conditions for the area prior to departure.   A common occurrence on the autobahn as you arrive on the outskirts of Garmisch…

U.S. Consulate Frankfurt at Tower Barracks Oct. 18; schedule appointment today

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Representatives with the U.S. Consulate Frankfurt will be on Tower Barracks, Friday, Oct. 18, from 8-11:45 a.m.   They will be accepting Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (eCRBA) and tourist passport applications.   The eCRBA applications must be completed and paid for no later than Oct.…

Grafenwoehr Elementary School students learn to be reporters

  By Grafenwoehr Elementary School fourth-graders   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Dr. Hunter recently taught fourth-graders at Grafenwoehr Elementary School how to write newspaper articles with photographs.   Dr. Hunter is a fourth-grade teacher who has been teaching for 34 years. In addition to being a teacher, he has worked as…

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 3 strategies for prevention

  By Kari Sharpe, USAG Bavaria ACS Family Advocacy Program    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Domestic Violence is a significant societal problem – impacting individuals in the military, the United States and the World. We hear the statistics and disturbing numbers regularly at mandatory training events, and every October as the…

Operation Homefront accepting 2020 Military Child of the Year nominations, Award for Innovation applications

  Operation Homefront News Release   Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that builds strong, stable and secure military families, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Military Child of the Year® Awards, as well as applications for the 2020 Military Child of the Year® Award for Innovation.   Nominations are…

Spouses Club, MWR launch ‘Find the Crown Jewel’ contest ahead of Bazaar

  Bavaria Community and Spouses Club news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation are partnering to launch the ‘Find The Crown Jewel’ contest for the first time this year in promotion of the…

11 community members naturalized at USAG Bavaria ceremony

GRAFENWHOER, Germany — Eleven members of the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community celebrated becoming United States citizens at the naturalization ceremony, here, Sept. 25.   USAG Bavaria hosted a naturalization ceremony at the Tower View Conference Center where those 11 individuals from nine different countries took the Oath of Allegiance…