Residential window safety information

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The home should be a safe place for everyone, but there are some hazards families should always be aware of. Ranking as one of the top five hidden hazards in the home are windows. Falls from windows are more common than people might think. According to studies…

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Jan. 13, 2022

Editor’s Note: Currently, the official translation is being worked by the Bavaria Legal Office. Once it is available, it will be posted to the 7th Army Training Command COVID-19 Portal: https://www.7atc.army.mil/COVID-19/ Bavarian State Chancellery Press Release   MUNICH — On Jan. 11, the Bavarian State Government announced several changes to the current…

Col. Shawn McCammon carves into the new year

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Chaplain Col. Shawn McCammon, the Command Chaplain for U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, constructed a Bima (Torah reading table) for the Jewish community within the USAG Bavaria footprint.   “Woodworking is a hobby of mine, and I enjoy building things for people and organizations,” McCammon said. “I have…

January inventories impact AAFES store hours at USAG Bavaria

AAFES Press Release   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The Grafenwoehr Consolidated Exchange will be conducting its annual inventories from Jan. 12 – 30, 2022. On select days across U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, the Exchange Main Store will be closed and smaller retail facilities will be closing early or opening later.  …

Go green this new year

  By Elaine Freeth, USAG Bavaria Environmental Division   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — At the year’s end, it is customary to reflect on achievements made over the past 12 months, and look forward to the new year with a fresh set of goals. Adding New Year’s Resolutions could save money, time and…

LRC Bavaria employee provides valuable customer service to U.S. personnel for over 44 years

By Cameron Porter, 405th AFSB Public Affairs Officer   Name: Karl BielmeierJob title: Transportation Management SpecialistAssigned: Personal Property Processing Office, Transportation Division, Logistics Readiness Center Bavaria, 405th Army Field Support BrigadeLocation: Tower Barracks, Grafenwoehr, GermanyExperience: I’ve been working for the U.S. Government for more than 44 years. I started working…

USAG Bavaria Fire Department receives IMCOM-Europe awards

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Installation Management Command-Europe awarded the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Fire Department with two awards for FY 2021. For the seventh consecutive year, the department as a whole was recognized as the best medium size fire department across the IMCOM-Europe Region. On an individual level, a lifetime achievement…

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Dec. 28, 2021

Editor’s Note: Currently, the official translation is being worked by the Bavaria Legal Office. Once it is available, it will be posted to the 7th Army Training Command COVID-19 Portal: https://www.7atc.army.mil/COVID-19/ Federal Cabinet of Germany (Bundesregierung) Press Release   BERLIN — The following decisions were made by the Minister Presidents of the…

Annual Overseas Housing Allowance Survey 2022

Defense Travel Management Office News Release GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Germany’s annual Overseas Housing Allowance Survey will be conducted online from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2022. This year’s survey will capture actual utility expense and recurring maintenance expense amounts provided by participants, referencing utility bills and receipts or estimates for…

Translation: New ordinance on infection protection measures from Dec. 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Currently, the official translation is being worked by the Bavaria Legal Office. Once it is available, it will be posted to the 7th Army Training Command COVID-19 Portal: https://www.7atc.army.mil/COVID-19/ Bavarian State Chancellery Press Release   MUNICH — On Dec. 14, the Bavarian State Government announced several changes to the current…

AWAG hosts annual seminar for USAG Bavaria community members

by Joe Stephens, AWAG Bavaria Seminar Volunteer & Attendee   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Americans Working Around the Globe hosted its annual local area seminar at the Tower Barracks Conference Center, on Nov. 16. “Let’s Build Bavaria” was an in-person workshop event, designed for military community members of U.S. Army Garrison…