Articles by: Stephen Baack

Members of the Ansbach Spouses and Civilians Club Thrift Shop stand together after a hard day's work. At left is ASCC president Irene Sherman, and at right is ASCC Thrift Shop Liaison Alexa Mattil. The ASCC Thrift Shop is open Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m. To learn more, call 09802-83-2534 or DSN (314) 467-2534.

Handled with care: Get to know your ASCC Thrift Shop

The Ansbach Spouses and Civilians Club is wrapping up work on a big project: consolidating six of its Thrift Shop facilities into one new place on the southeast corner of Katterbach Kaserne.

May 4, 2017 ×
Dr. Tricia Surinak

Ansbach MHS educator named DODEA Europe East District’s Teacher of Year

The Department of Defense Education Activity has named U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s own Dr. Tricia Surinak as the 2017-2018 Europe East District Teacher of the Year.

May 4, 2017 ×
Four members of the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community sing “Amazing Grace” as part of USAG Ansbach’s Black History / African-American Heritage Month observance and celebration at the Von Steuben Community Center in Ansbach, Germany, Feb. 28, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

Ansbach’s Black History / African-American Heritage Month observance focuses on education

As a fitting end to Black History / African-American Heritage Month, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members gathered …

February 28, 2017 ×
U.S. Army Installation Management Command officially welcomed Lt. Col. Tracey E. Smith and Sgt. Maj. Ernest S. Peterson in their role of managing base operations for Camp Mihail Kogalniceanu in Romania and Novo Selo Training Area in Bulgaria during a ceremony Feb. 15, 2017, at Camp MK. Pictured are the American, Romanian and NATO flags at Camp MK.

IMCOM taps leader team to manage base operations at sites in Romania, Bulgaria

A new leader team has assumed the role of managing base operations for two permanent forward operating sites in …

February 17, 2017 ×
Danielle Bohler, as Maria, rehearses with the young performers who played the Von Trapp children in the Terrace Playhouse's production of "The Sound of Music" in Ansbach, Germany, Nov. 30, 2016. All six shows were sold out. (U.S. Army photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

Ansbach theater volunteers build sets, characters, camaraderie upon hard work

Earlier this month the cast and crew of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s Terrace Playhouse, on Bleidorn Kaserne’s west end, wrapped up their production of Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s classic “The Sound of Music.”

December 15, 2016 ×
Let there be light: USAG Ansbach lights historical tree after local requests

Let there be light: USAG Ansbach lights historical tree after local requests

It stands 100 feet tall and has served as a glowing monument to the holidays for those on and off post …

December 14, 2016 ×

Water testing results: Nov. 29, 2016

As a part of the Army’s effort to provide access to safe drinking water, the Directorate of Public Works (DPW) has tested water samples collected by residents in your Family Housing units for the presence of lead. As of late Tuesday, Nov. 28, DPW has …

November 29, 2016 ×
USAG Ansbach implements new ‘Escorted Visitor Paper Pass’

USAG Ansbach implements new ‘Escorted Visitor Paper Pass’

Implementation for the new Escorted Visitor Paper Pass started Oct. 24 and will continue its rollout throughout the week.

October 24, 2016 ×
Oktoberfest at the Ansbach Education Center

Oktoberfest at the Ansbach Education Center

The Ansbach Education Center at Katterbach hosted its first Oktoberfest…

September 26, 2016 ×
Sgt. 1st Class Maria A. Castillo, Ansbach chapel noncommissioned officer-in-charge, serves as the keynote speaker during U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 22, 2016, at Bismarck Kaserne in Ansbach, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs.)

USAG Ansbach showcases culture, heritage, contributions of Hispanics

Ansbach community members gathered Sept. 22, 2016, inside the Von Steuben Community Center at Bismarck Kaserne to take part in U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s observance and celebration of …

September 26, 2016 ×