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Electric scooters: get to know the new regulations

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Electric scooters are now legal in Germany with several restrictions and regulations.   In most cities in other countries, electric scooters belong to the cityscap, In Germany, it was forbidden to use them on public roads, but the country has recently released its first e-scooter regulation.  …


Grafenwoehr Exchange shoppers can reduce bank fees, strengthen quality-of-life programs

AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — When military shoppers use their MILITARY STAR® cards at Grafenwoehr Exchange facilities, they help reduce significant credit-card processing fees and benefit their military community.   During fiscal year 2018, bank-issued credit card processing expenses at Grafenwoehr Exchange facilities cost the military community $1,594,866,…

German and American civilian employees honored during the length of service award ceremony

    HOHENFELS, Germany — Fifty-nine German and American civilian awardees gathered with friends, colleagues and peers to be recognized for their outstanding years of service to the U.S. Army in a ceremony, here, May 17.   These garrison employees served anywhere from 10 to 50 years each, and together…

Gate 6 closure starts on May 20, affecting gate operations

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Construction continues on a traffic circle on B299, outside Gate 6, Tower Barracks, resulting in detours and modified gate hours.   Beginning Monday, May 20, Gate 6 will be closed and will not be accessible from either direction.   What does this mean:   1) Gate…

‘Saving Private Ryan’ at USAG Bavaria theaters June 6

  AAFES NEWS RELEASE   You are invited to attend a special movie showing of “Saving Private Ryan” in honor of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day June 6, at 7 p.m. at the Tower Barracks, Rose Barracks and Hohenfels Exchange theaters.   The event is free and open to all…

Shoppers save 15% with new MILITARY STAR accounts May 16-30 at Grafenwoehr Exchange

(The following release does not imply endorsement by U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, the U.S. Army or the Department of Defense.) AAFES NEWS RELEASE   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can add savings on top of savings by opening a new MILITARY STAR® card account from…

How a bad experience by a Grafenwoehr dentist is now improving readiness

  By Ms. Ashley Patoka (Regional Health Command Europe)   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — As part of the medical force charged with ensuring Soldiers are ready for their mission, Capt. Michael Mooney strives to ensure his patients maintain a healthy smile.    Mooney, a comprehensive dentist at the Grafenwoehr Dental Clinic,…

USAG Bavaria holds 6th annual college graduation ceremony

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s 2019 college graduates were recognized for their academic achievements at a graduation ceremony, here, May 10.   In his opening remarks, Garrison Commander Col. Adam J. Boyd highlighted the importance of education and congratulated the students’ accomplishments, acknowledging that pursuing educational milestones…

Sgt. Nicholas Potter from USAG Bavaria wins IMCOM Best Warrior Competition

  By IMCOM Public Affairs Office   Sgt. Nicholas Potter, military policeman, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, and Spc. Caden Emmons, vice president for Fort Campbell’s B.O.S.S. (Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers) program, were presented with Army Commendation Medals and trophies during a ceremony May 9 after earning the title of…

Housing town halls deliver results for USAG Bavaria housing residents

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Housing Division continues to introduce improvements to housing and housing services for their patrons.   In February, deficient living conditions across the Defense Department prompted top brass action resulting in six town halls across Bavaria to address housing problems and…

How to receive emergency assistance from American Red Cross

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — American Red Cross assists military members, civilians and their families in the event of an emergency, unexpected illness or death in the family, via emergency communication.   “The emergency communication process is certainly one of the most important and discernible services we provide, but there are…