Q: With COVID-19 impacting most services, when do I begin in-processing?

If you are a Single SSG and below / Soldier arriving from AIT: You will arrive to Ramstein Air Base and undergo 14 days of quarantine there. During quarantine, you can begin virtual in-processing at any time (found on this page). Once quarantine is complete, you will move via shuttle bus  to a USAG Bavaria barracks room. Then you will participate in a 4 to 5 day in-processing program specific to USAG Bavaria (this will be in-person).

If you are a Soldier with a Family / Single SFC or above: You will arrive to Ramstein Air Base and immediately move via shuttle bus to USAG Bavaria. Then you will undergo 14 days of quarantine either directly into housing (please work this out in advance of arrival with your sponsor), or into on-post lodging. During quarantine, you can begin virtual in-processing at any time (found on this page). Once quarantine is complete, you will participate in a 4 to 5 day in-processing program specific to USAG Bavaria (this will be in-person).

In-Processing Briefs

USAG BAVARIA OVERVIEW

Welcome to USAG Bavaria! Now that you've arrived, take a second to view this Garrison Newcomer's In-Brief (link pending).

AAFES EXCHANGE

Learn about your on-post dining and shopping opportunities, as well as how to get issued an ESSO card for fuel gas.

CLICK HERE to view the in-processing brief.

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ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICES (ACS) ⁠— FAMILY ADVOCACY

The ACS Family Advocacy Program helps Soldiers and Families recognize and meet the unique challenges of military lifestyles. Learn about seminars, workshops, counseling and intervention services to help strengthen Army Families, enhance resiliency and relationship skills and improve qualify of live.

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ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) — HOST NATION ORIENTATION

The ACS Host Nation Orientation helps Soldiers and Families learn about Germany's culture, alphabet, useful vocabulary, numeral system, recycling system, tips for shopping on the economy and traveling throughout the country.

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ARSOF

Learn about the U.S. Army Special Operations Recruiting Team Europe and their qualifications for applicants.

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ASACS

Learn about the services the Adolescent Support and Counseling Services (ASACS) offers for the Bavaria region.

This school and community basedprogram provides counseling (in-person or virtual) andeducational prevention services for students in grades 6 -12.

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ASAP

Learn about the services the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs (ACSAP) offers, and brush-up on your knowledge as it relates to USAREUR and German drinking laws.

CLICK HERE to view the in-processing brief. Please turn audio on, and click on the icon to play.

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CHAPLAIN

Learn about suicide awareness for Soldiers, your worship opportunities and other services offered by the chaplain.

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CID

The CID is responsible for conducting criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest. Learn about their operations, Army values and helpful phone numbers.

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COMMUNITY BANK

Community Bank is one-of-two banking institutions offered on-post.

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CYS SERVICES

Learn about the array of programs offered by Child and Youth Services, the Bavaria District Student Transportation system and how to contact your School Liaison Officer.

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EDUCATION CENTER — ARMY CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES

The Continuing Education Center has an array of services for Soldiers and their dependents. Learn about the GI Bill, scholarships, tuition assistance, counseling services and more.

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EFMP

As a family with special needs, you will need toreconnect the medical and or educational services you had at your previous dutystation for your family member with special needs.

Services are a little different OCONUS; therefore, the Army Community Service (ACS) EFMP office is here to assist you in the process of locating and reconnecting services.


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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Learn about the Army Equal Opportunity (EO) program, as it relates to Military personnel and Family members.

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IG

Learn about the purpose and functions of the Office of the Inspector General.

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LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Learn about the services offered by Legal Assistance, along with information regarding common legal issues in Germany and German contracts.

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MORALE WELFARE RECREATION

The U.S. Army Morale Welfare Recreation (MWR) offers a multitude of services on-post. Learn about all the leisure and recreational activities, along with how the Value Added Tax (VAT) forms work.

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MILITARY FAMILY LIFE COUNSELOR

Learn about the Military Family Life Counselor Program, which offers non-medical, short term,situational problem-solving counseling services to individuals, couples,families, units and FRGs.

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MILITARY POLICE DIRECTORATE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES

Learn about the differences between German Police and Military Police jurisdiction, along with the processes and responsibilities tied to registering a vehicle, driving in Europe, understanding traffic violations and accessing Army installations.

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RED CROSS

The American Red Cross strives to provide militaryfamilies with support information at vital times, during their service member’smilitary career. Learn about Emergency Red Cross Messages, or Emergency Communication Messages (ECM), as it relates to your time OCONUS.

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RETENTION

Learn about your retention options, opportunity windows and points of contact.

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SAFETY

Learn how to safely navigate local area hazards.

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SERVICE CREDIT UNION

Service Credit Union is one-of-two banking institutions offered on-post.

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SHARP

Learn about Sexual Harassment / Assault Response & Prevention services and hotline information.

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USO

The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country. Learn about the centers' free electronic services, programs, holiday celebrations and volunteer opportunities.


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WARRANT OFFICER RECRUITING

Learn about the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Recruiting Team Europe and their qualifications for applicants.

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