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…

Artillery Accident of 1960: The deadliest event in the history of the Grafenwoehr Training Area

  Article originally published at https://www.army.mil/article/210297.   Germany. Grafenwoehr Training Area. September 2, 1960. Around 0900 hrs. Cloudy, as usual.   A platoon of U.S. Army Soldiers are pitching a tent. Some are even on each other’s shoulders (Soldiers don’t lug around ladders).   Suddenly, the shell comes ripping through, blasting…

Netzaberg schools offer new breakfast program

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Netzaberg Elementary and Middle School campus will be offering the “Start Smart” breakfast program during the 2018-2019 school year.   The program will start at NES on Aug. 28 and at NMS on Sept. 10.   The campus was selected as a pilot location for…

Tower Barracks Exchange, Commissary hold force protection exercise August 23

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Tower Barracks Exchange Main Store and the Commissary will participate in a force protection and antiterrorism training exercise Aug. 23 beginning at 8:30 a.m.   The exercise will begin at the Exchange Main Store at 8:30 a.m. and will move to the Commissary between 9 a.m. and…

Travel tips: Explore Bavaria with a Bayern-Ticket

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bayern-Ticket is a regional day ticket and a cheap way to travel, using all local and regional trains, transport association services like subway or streetcar, and almost all bus routes in Bavaria.   Depending on what time of the day you plan to go on…

School bus safety begins, ends at home

by DoDEA-Europe East District Transportation Supervisor   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Safe student transportation is one of DoDEA-Europe East District’s highest priorities.   The following highlights critical school transportation-related safety protocol and measures to keep students safe and prepared for the daily travel to and from their school.   LOOK at and…

Recognizing and reporting suspicious activity at USAG Bavaria

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — One of the most important roles you have as a member of our community is to report suspicious activity or behavior.   The two easiest ways to report suspicious activity or behavior:   Use the Army’s iSalute suspicious activity report. Submit a report online at https://www.inscom.army.mil/isalute.  …

AFN Bavaria does more than play the latest songs

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S Army Garrison Bavaria branch of American Forces Network provides U.S. radio news, information and entertainment programming to Active, Guard and Reserve service members, Department of Defense civilians and contract employees, and their families overseas, on board Navy and Coast Guard ships, and other authorized users…

US Soldiers test skills during German proficiency, shooting events

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Approximately 130 U.S. Soldiers from more than 10 units at Tower and Rose Barracks participated in a German shooting event July 25 in order to achieve the German shooting badge, called the “Schützenschnur.”   Close to 40 of the same U.S. Soldiers also participated in various…

BCSC announces 2018-2019 grant application deadlines

Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club News Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bavaria Community and Spouses’ Club is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Community Outreach Grants deadlines.   During this club year, there will be two grants cycles.   The first application deadline will be Sept. 30 at midnight. Organizations…

Back-To-School event to prepare community for 2018-2019 year

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Parents can prepare for the 2018-2019 school year with a back-to-school celebration at the Tower Barracks Main Exchange Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   The celebration will assist parents and students of all ages as they get ready for the new school year…