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Cats traveling stateside must show no signs of disease. Rabies vaccination is required in most states. (U.S. Army file photo by Erin Murray, Army Flier)

FUR YOUR CONSIDERATION: Most pets importable to U.S. from Germany

People moving stateside this summer may take most types of pets with them if they plan ahead.

May 22, 2017 ×
Ernst recycling supervisor Manfred Ortner, center, serves as tour guide during a USAG Ansbach environmental field trip to a waste sorting facility in Markt Berolzheim, Germany, April 28, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

Learning to recycle the German way: USAG Ansbach Soldiers, civilians visit off-post sorting center

About two-dozen members of the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community used their Friday morning training time to take a group tour of the Rudolf Ernst recycling and sorting facility near the town of Gunzenhausen April 28.

May 18, 2017 ×
From left, Dr. Sandra Brosig, veterinarian with the Ansbach Veterinary Treatment Facility, physically examines a patient while Cassandra Ferguson and Arcelia Escobar, cadets with the 9th Junior ROTC Battalion, shadow Brosig to learn about a career in veterinary medicine. (Courtesy photo by Alicia Kura, 9th JROTC Bn.)

SHADOWING THE FUTURE: JROTC cadets explore career possibilities throughout garrison

Cadets of the 9th Junior ROTC Battalion shadowed Soldiers and civilians on the job throughout U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach May 16.

May 18, 2017 ×
Provost Marshal’s Office gets ready for ‘Click it or Ticket’ safety belt enforcement May 23-June 5

Provost Marshal’s Office gets ready for ‘Click it or Ticket’ safety belt enforcement May 23-June 5

The Ansbach Provost Marshal’s Office will join thousands of other law enforcement agencies throughout the United States for the annual Click it or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign from May 23 to June 5.

May 15, 2017 ×
Promotion ceremony brings family, Regular Army, Army Reserve, Air Force together

Promotion ceremony brings family, Regular Army, Army Reserve, Air Force together

A joint promotion ceremony took place May 8 at a Katterbach Army Airfield hangar here, during which a one-star general promoted her two sons (one in the Air Force and one in the Army) to the rank of captain.

May 10, 2017 ×
USAG Ansbach community members roll out on their motorcycles as part of the Installation Safety Office's rally and ride.

METALLIC THUNDER: Motorcyclists take safety seriously during rally, ride

Under the guidance of the Installation Safety Office, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members rode out on their motorcycles for a safety rally and ride May 5, 2017.

May 5, 2017 ×
Host nation and garrison firefighters and garrison community members hold a moment of silence during the Firefighters' Day ceremony.

City of Ansbach, garrison firefighters hold ceremony for International Firefighters’ Day

Fire and Emergency Services of the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Directorate of Emergency Services held a memorial ceremony in observation of International Firefighters’ Day May 4, 2017, at the Katterbach Kaserne Fire Station. Firefighters from both the garrison and the city of Ansbach attended the event.

May 5, 2017 ×
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 ×
Winners and nominees from USAG Ansbach's Terrace Playhouse pose for a group photo at the Toppers Awards ceremony, which celebrates community theater at U.S. military installations in Europe, at USAG Wiesbaden Saturday.

Terrace Playhouse takes home six Toppers for One Man, Two Guvnors, Lion King Kids

This year’s Toppers Awards, a gala ceremony that celebrates Army Europe community theater during the 2017 season, were held at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Saturday, and USAG Ansbach’s own Terrace Playhouse was among the winners this year. The playhouse gained six wins out of 28 nominations for its productions of the comedy One Man, Two Guvnors (12 nominations, three wins) and the family musical The Lion King Kids (16 nominations, three wins).

May 4, 2017 ×