Remember, celebrate, act: The life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Every January, the Department of Defense honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   This year U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria paid tribute to Dr. King with a themed celebration titled “Remember, Celebrate, Act – A day on, not a day off,” Jan.…


U.S. MEDDAC Bavaria celebrates strength of diversity in honor of Native American Indian Heritage month

    VILSECK, Germany – U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria (MEDDAC Bavaria) celebrated Native American Indian Heritage Month, here, Nov. 20 at the Multi-Purpose Center on Rose Barracks with cultural dance, song, and games.     Col. Mark Swofford, Commander, MEDDAC Bavaria, opened with remarks reflecting on the history…

Traffic circle construction near Gate 6 set to begin spring 2019

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Garrison officials here and members of the German building authority recently announced plans to co-fund a project to build a traffic circle along the B299 in front of Tower Barracks Gate 6.   The intersection in front of Gate 6 poses a risk to drivers, resulting…

Thanksgiving meals at Grafenwoehr and Vilseck DFACs

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Dining facilities at Tower Barracks, Rose Barracks and Camp Normandy are offering Thanksgiving meals Thu, Nov. 22.   Ever Vigilant Café – Tower Barracks   The Ever Vigilant Café will host a “Back to the Future” themed Thanksgiving feast Nov 22. The dining facility is open…

Grafenwoehr Exchange brings families together with Game Night Dec. 1

AAFES news release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Grafenwoehr Exchange is hosting a game night for military children and their families at Tower Barracks Main Store Dec. 1.   The event, which is ideal for children age four and older, will offer three games for the families to enjoy: Don’t…

2018 Christmas Markets near USAG Bavaria

    By Johanna Lohwasser   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — While the seasons change and leaves start to fall, imagine Medieval castles illuminated by Christmas lights and small stalls offering everything from traditional food, candy and drinks to handmade local tree decorations, candles and hand-crafted wooden toys like vintage merry-go-rounds.  …

USAG Bavaria hosts the 2018 Military Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Education Center at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria hosted its 5th Annual Military Academic Achievement Awards  Nov. 14.   The Directorate of Human Resources, the Army Continuing Education System office and the Tri-Services Academic Institutions recognized 19 outstanding student scholars.   The University of Maryland…

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…

Understanding the history of Veterans Day

      HOHENFELS, Germany — On Nov. 11, Veterans Day, we celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans.   But the version of Veterans Day we know now wasn’t always so.   It wasn’t always a holiday, it wasn’t always on Nov. 11. In fact, it wasn’t…

APO announces 2018 holiday mailing deadlines

    The U.S. Postal Service and the Army Post Office have the mailing deadlines for the expected delivery of cards and gifts to your loved ones this holiday season. Also, remember to pick up your parcels from your community mail rooms as soon as they arrive, as the sheer…

TKS service outage Nov. 14 to impact internet and AFN TV

TKS news release   On Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018, TKS will implement a network upgrade at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, which will result in a temporary interruption of all TKS network services between midnight and 2 a.m.   TKS network services that will be impacted include: easyConnect, easyTV, AFN television,…