Service Culture Spotlight: Andreas Grawert

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz highlights Andreas Grawert for Service Culture Spotlight!

Andreas calls Pirmasens his hometown and he is the assistant fire chief for the Directorate of Emergency Services’ Fire and Emergency Services department.

His primary duties include managing personnel actions for on-boarding and filling firefighter vacancies. Andreas has been instrumental in filling 21 vacant position within a 12-month period to include having hiring actions submitted for 100 percent of firefighter vacancies. Andreas also supervises 15 dispatchers at two different dispatch centers, one at Baumholder and Rhine Ordnance Barracks. He manages the monthly time and attendance records and educational leave requests for personnel ensuring that firefighters maintain the required local national training requirements. Andreas is responsible for the review and update to the manpower document properly aligning staffing demands. 

Andreas has been serving USAG Rheinland-Pfalz for 37 years.

“I not only love to support the Fire and Emer-gen-cy Services personnel but also the Soldiers, family members and civilians. Cus-tomer support is my primary focus even in these diverse times. I seek out the cooperation with our host nation firefighting partners and focus on building a solid community relationship.”