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  • Location: Tower Barracks, Bldg. 500

  • Phone: DSN 526-2000, CIV 09641-70-526-2000

  • Hours of operation: Mon–Fri 8a.m.–5p.m., Closed U.S. federal holidays

  • Email a media query
    For members of the news media/press.


  • Location: Hohenfels, Bldg. 33

  • Phone: DSN 466-2457/4294, CIV 09472-83-2457/4294

  • Hours of operation: Mon–Fri, 7:30 a.m.–noon & 12:30–4 p.m. Closed U.S. federal & German holidays


  • Location: Artillery Kaserne, Bldg. 203

  • Phone: DSN 440-3843, CIV 08821-750-3843

  • Hours of operation: Mon–Fri, 7:30 a.m.–noon & 12:30–4 p.m. Closed U.S. federal & German holidays



    • We create a ready and resilient platform for troops.

      We develop leaders and the workforce.

      We aim to provide a first-class protection program.

      We deliver the best customer service.

      We plan, coordinate, and execute restructure, consolidation and re-stationing.

    As a matter of policy, we cover events based on these priorities. Our time is spent on helping the community with news they can use.

    In the PAO shop, this translates into this shared goal: We aim to provide you the resources and news you need to live comfortably and enjoy your time in beautiful Bavaria.


Request Publicity

Community Calendar

  • To request publicity for any event in our online newspaper, marquee, flyers or social media platforms, first submit your event to the USAG Bavaria Community Calendar at least 30 days prior to your event:

  • Follow these steps:

    • 1. Go to Situated along the top of every page is the Community Calendar, which is broken into nine categories.

    • 2. Select the category that suits your event best.

    • 3. Click "Suggest Event" button located on the calendar (see top left).

    • 4. Fill out Event, Location and Description & Images sections (please no images).

    • 5. This is the quickest and surest way to get your events uploaded. The PAO staff will be notified and will review and approve quickly. This gives PAO staff visibility on what events need publicity and coverage on all media, to include Facebook, Twitter, website and marquees.

Electronic Marquees

  • An electronic marquee is located at Rose Barracks and Tower Barracks. Here's how to get your event open to the entire USAG Bavaria community on the marquee:

    • 1. Download the USAG Bavaria Marquee Template .

    • 2. Pick a slide and fill out your event information. Marquees are for events open to the entire USAG Bavaria community only.

    • 3. Use high contrast between text and background. Avoid white backgrounds. Minimum font size: 54.

    • 4. Limit to less than 25 words. Focus on What, Where & When. .

    • 5. Send template at least 30 days prior to your event to our group email address.

  • Information and related materials are subject to change. PAO reserves the right to change design, font, content or background for best visibility.

Submit a Story for Publication

  • We welcome articles and announcement submissions from outside unit public affairs representatives and volunteer writers. Community members, garrison staff, school staff and mission partners can submit stories for release in the news section at our website.

    Send your timely article as a Word document + 1 photo with caption to our group email address.

Community Flyers

  • We post community flyers at the bottom of the homepage at After uploading event to our Community Calendar (see above), send your flyers for consideration to our group email address.

Request AFN Support

  • To request AFN publicity or coverage, visit the AFN Bavaria website. Submit requests at least 30 days prior to your event.