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Safety, health quick-reference contact pocket card now available

Safety, health quick-reference contact pocket card now available

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Safety Office has created a quick-reference card with phone numbers for an array of health and safety needs for community members.

August 7, 2017 ×
Iconic Storck Chimney to be demolished this month

Iconic Storck Chimney to be demolished this month

It has been a matter of debate for decades. It has been a visible landmark for both aviators and visitors alike. But after about 50 years as a local landmark, the Storck Chimney must come down.

August 7, 2017 ×
IMCOM commander tours USAG Ansbach, recognizes hard work of Soldiers, Civilian professionals

IMCOM commander tours USAG Ansbach, recognizes hard work of Soldiers, Civilian professionals

The commander of U.S. Army Installation Management Command spoke with junior- and senior-level Soldiers and Civilian professionals during his visit to the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach area of operations July 27, 2017.

July 28, 2017 ×
One on one with actor Bryan Cranston

One on one with actor Bryan Cranston

Actor Bryan Cranston took some time to answer questions for the Ansbach Hometown Herald during his July 24 USO visit to USAG Ansbach.

July 26, 2017 ×
First Lt. Brandon Clayton, left, an AH-64 Apache pilot with the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, talks to actor Bryan Cranston during his visit to Ansbach, Germany, July 24, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

Actor Bryan Cranston makes surprise visit to USAG Ansbach

Award-winning actor, director and screenwriter Bryan Cranston made a surprise visit to U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach July 24 as part of his USO tour of military installations in Europe.

July 26, 2017 ×
DoD’s MilitaryChildCare.com is now available for USAG Ansbach families

DoD’s MilitaryChildCare.com is now available for USAG Ansbach families

Families at USAG Ansbach will soon have access to a new Department of Defense website designed to simplify and improve the child care request for care process.

June 28, 2017 ×
Kids Fishing Day with Legion Post 1982

Kids Fishing Day with Legion Post 1982

American Legion Post 1982 conducted its first Kids Fishing Day of the year June 3, during which approximately 80 children and 70 parents came out and fished.

June 15, 2017 ×
Local Muna Museum merges military presence with past

Local Muna Museum merges military presence with past

ANSBACH, Germany (June 9, 2017) – Nestled in the woods…

June 9, 2017 ×
File photo by Emily Jennings, USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

Soldiers, civilians need tourist passport for vacationing abroad

The opportunity to travel is one of the benefits of serving overseas. Months can go into planning the perfect vacation. But there’s one step Military travelers often overlook that can end a vacation before it even starts, which can lose the Soldier thousands of dollars: having the correct passports.

June 2, 2017 ×
Army major recalls father’s lessons during Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance

Army major recalls father’s lessons during Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance

The primary dentist from the Ansbach Dental Clinic served as the guest speaker during U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s observance of Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, held Wednesday at the Von Steuben Community Center here.

June 1, 2017 ×