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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 ×
USAG Ansbach Command Sgt. Maj. Derek R. Cuvellier talks to a crowd at the Wings of Victory Dining Facility about Army Emergency Relief.

AER campaign kicks off to raise both funds, awareness

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted a kick-off luncheon for the Army Emergency Relief campaign at the Wings of Victory Dining Facility at Katterbach Kaserne Thursday.

February 27, 2017 ×
B-ball tourney belongs to B Company

B-ball tourney belongs to B Company

B Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment (General Support/VIP Fixed Wing), took to the basketball court and won against the 5th Aviation Maintenance Detachment at Katterbach Fitness Center Wednesday evening with a score of 36 to 32.

February 23, 2017 ×
Pictured is the dam that two Ansbach resident beavers -- Klaus and Sabine -- have recently built. Here, Directorate of Public Works is in the process of installing a spillway for the beaver dam to prevent the pooling of water on the upstream side of the dam.

DPW’s Operations & Maintenance personnel joins DPW’s Environmental team for beaver dam home repairs

Beavers are very intelligent and adaptable creatures, and they are very good at doing many things. Klaus and Sabine, our beavers living at Soldiers Lake, are …

February 23, 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 ×
Victim Advocacy partners with youth center for Teen Dating Violence Awareness, Prevention month

Victim Advocacy partners with youth center for Teen Dating Violence Awareness, Prevention month

The Family Advocacy Program partnered with the Youth Center at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Friday for a cake cutting and walk to commemorate February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.

February 13, 2017 ×
The new board of officers of Outreach-KONTAKT Franken (Photo: Bryan Gatchell)

Outreach-KONTAKT Franken elects new board

Members of Outreach-KONTAKT Franken, USAG Ansbach’s official German-American friendship club, gathered Tuesday evening for elections and voted on a new board for the year 2017.

February 13, 2017 ×
Command Sgt. Maj. Derek R. Cuvellier, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach command sergeant major, shows his appreciation to a group of Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, for earning the title of Barracks of the Quarter for their living space at Katterbach Kaserne. The Army's quarterly Barracks Inspection and Recognition Program helps leaders commend their Soldiers who live in the barracks for setting the standard for the maintenance of their living space. Cuvellier joined 12th CAB Command Sgt. Maj. Osvaldo Martell in congratulating the Soldiers and those in their noncommissioned officer support channels for taking pride in their Army home. On behalf of USAG Ansbach's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Cuvellier handed out nearly 50 gift certificates, each good for $15 in participating DFMWR facilities. (Photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

1-3 Soldiers earn Barracks of Quarter title

Command Sgt. Maj. Derek R. Cuvellier, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach command sergeant major, showed his appreciation to a group of Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, for earning the title of Barracks of the Quarter for their living space at Katterbach Kaserne.

February 9, 2017 ×
Col. Benjamin C. Jones, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, briefs Soldiers of 10th Combat Aviation Brigade after their arrival to Storck Barracks.

USAG Ansbach command team greets first 10th CAB contingent

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach command team greeted the first contingent of Soldiers from 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), from Fort Drum, New York, to their new rotational home today at Storck Barracks here.

February 8, 2017 ×
A contractor helps load a shipment of mattresses into a building at Bismarck Kaserne in Katterbach, Germany, Jan. 20, 2017. The shipment was part of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's preparation for the arrival of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, which is scheduled to occur in phases primarily throughout the next two months. A portion of the brigade is slated to forward deploy to participate in Atlantic Resolve in Eastern Europe and support other aviation operations across Europe. (U.S. Army photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

USAG Ansbach to sustain first brigade-size rotational aviation unit

For the past year, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach has been running in high gear, planning and preparing to provide essential base support and sustainment for …

February 3, 2017 ×