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Location:  United States Army Garrison (USAG) Hohenfels Training Area is located in Germany, approximately 45 miles southwest of USAG Grafenwoehr, and less than 60 miles from the Czech Republic border. It is located in Neumarkt County in the Upper Palatinate district in the German state of Bavaria.  Go to the JMRC homepage for more information.

Cost of Living:  Higher than the U.S. average

Base Operator: 011-49-9472-83-113 or DSN 314-466-1113

Population:  USAG Hohenfels supports, on average, 9,000 personnel. These include 1,700 active duty military, 319 U.S. civilian employees, 750 local national employees, and 1,600 family members. There are about 2,231 trainees in the area on any given day.

Area Population:  9,661

Base Transportation:  A shuttle bus service does operate between key installation services on a daily basis.  A limited shuttle bus service does operate between the base and surrounding towns where government leased quarters are located. 

Child Care:   The USAG Hohenfels Community provides quality child care in DoD accredited facilities. There is one main CDC and a CDC Annex  For more information call 011-49-9472-83-2078/2080.

Schools:  The Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS) provide education for children kindergarten through grade 12. DoDDS schools are accredited by the North Central Association.

Hohenfels Elementary School
Hohenfels High School

Youth Services:  The Hohenfels Teen Center, located in Building 72, provides a variety of recreational and educational services for youth 13-19 years of age.  Other services include Youth Sponsorship, Youth Employment and Youth Sports.

Army Community Service: The Army Community Service (ACS) provides information, support and services to help you balance the demands of family and the military lifestyle, 011-49-947-283-4860.

Housing: Government Quarters as well as private rental properties are located within a 45 minute drive from the installation. Private rental, Government built-to-lease and Government Rental Housing Program (GRHP) quarters are positioned through out the area in many of the surrounding small villages and towns.  For more information contact the Housing Office at 011-49-9472-83-2616/2705.

Employment: There are various on post job opportunities in the Hohenfels area. Opportunities for employment are available through the Federal Government, Army Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), Non Appropriated Fund (NAF) and private business (Contractors).

Post Services: 

Medical Services:  The clinic provides general outpatient care, sick call, and routine appointments for Active Duty and Family Members. Retirees and their Family Members are seen on a space available basis. Available through our facility are well-woman and well-baby examinations, immunization clinic, laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy services, minor surgical procedures, minor trauma, and physical exams for flight, job, and routine purposes.  For appointments call 011-49-9472-83-1750.

Special Installation Messages:

  • Germany has a dangerous dog ordinance
  • If you have questions about USAG Hohenfels or relocating to the Hohenfels community, visit the Hohenfels Military Community's Relocation Readiness Facebook page, monitored by Army Community Service's Relocation Readiness program.

Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions

The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.

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