More options to find employment and volunteer positions at USAG Bavaria

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Army Community Service and Army Air Force Exchange Services held a Career and Volunteer Fair Nov. 8, which featured dozens of employers and volunteer opportunities in USAG Bavaria.   Don’t worry if you were not able to attend the event because there are still plenty of…

Sports Nutrition Shop opens at Grafenwoehr Exchange Sept. 21

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The grand opening of the new sports nutrition shop located inside Tower Barracks Main Store will be on Sept. 21.   Soldiers and their families can find everything they need to support an active lifestyle with the new sports nutrition shop.   The new shop features…

Return ammunition on ‘No Questions Asked’ policy

  VILSECK, Germany — U. S. Army Garrison Bavaria holds its quarterly Amnesty Day event Oct. 2, 2018 to afford the USAG Bavaria community the opportunity to turn in ammunition on a no-questions-asked basis.   The next Community Amnesty Day for ammunition and explosives (A & E) will run from…

Netzaberg Middle School hosts annual Pink Up the Pace fun run

NETZABERG MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS RELEASE by  8th Grade student EB Scheuermann, Edited by Johnnie Cornett, JLS Sponsor   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — There is a rush of anticipation and positivity for Netzaberg Middle School’s annual fun run, Pink Up The Pace, at the Tower Barracks Fitness Center, Oct. 13.   Our…

Flying a recreational drone in Germany

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — There are several laws and regulations you need to follow if you want to fly your own drone in Germany.   The German drone rules are regulated by the “Bundesministerium fuer Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur” and by the “Deutsche Flugsicherung,” the German version of the Federal…

BCSC announces 2018-2019 scholarship application deadlines

  Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 scholarship deadlines.   During this club year, there will be two opportunities to apply.   The first application deadline will be October 26, 2018. Interested applicants…

Six USAG Bavaria Soldiers retired, honored at ceremony

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria honored Soldiers for their service and career at the quarterly retirement ceremony, here, August 29.   The USAG Bavaria Garrison Chaplain, Col. Kevin M. Pies, thanked the retirees for their accomplishments and sacrifices made in service to the country — in both…

September highlights awareness of foodborne illnesses

By Kevin L. Robinson, DeCA public affairs specialist DeCA NEWS RELEASE   FORT LEE, Va. — Keeping foodborne illnesses at bay is a constant job, one shared by retailers and consumers alike, Defense Commissary Agency officials say.   “Commissaries inspect the product pipeline, from the farm to the supplier to the…

Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

  By Kellie Matack, Emergency Management Assistant   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Each September, the United States and now many other countries, recognize National Preparedness Month.   You are probably thinking, I don’t live in an area prone to disasters. Why is this important? Why and better yet, for what do…

Let’s all #BeThere

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Defense Department is rolling out a new campaign theme to recognize a major public health concern in our community and many military communities around the globe.   “The DOD’s theme for Suicide Prevention Month this year is ‘#BeThere.’ This campaign encourages us to view our interactions…

USAG Bavaria celebrates local winner of Young Lives, BIG Stories contest

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Young Lives, BIG Stories contest gives kids from age 3 through grade 12 the opportunity to share the ups and downs of military family life in words and art. The contest is part of the annual Month of the Military Child celebration, which is hosted…