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The assembly applauds Fred Haverly upon his receiving a quilt from the 9th Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Long-time Ansbach community member, retiree, receives quilt from 9th JROTC

As part of Ansbach Middle / High School academic awards ceremony Feb. 2, 2017, the 9th Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps honored retiree and U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community member Fred Haverly.

February 2, 2017 ×
Capt. Jennifer Sundook, the chief of Legal Assistance, talks to the crowd at the tax center.

Tax center cuts red ribbon, helps you cut red tape

ANSBACH, Germany (Feb. 1, 2016) — The tax center on the third floor of the ACS building at Katterbach Kaserne held its grand opening today. Soldiers, Department of Defense civilian employees, retirees, and their family members can get their taxes done Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. until April 21. (U.S. Army photo by Bryan Gatchell, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

February 1, 2017 ×
Registering to vote for 2017

Registering to vote for 2017

The yearly requirement to register with the Federal Voting Assistance Program, or FVAP, is upon us.

January 17, 2017 ×
Katterbach Fire Department supports emergency request -
U.S. Army firefighters from the Katterbach Fire Department prepare to support a request to help evacuate a local Ansbach citizens.
(Photo: Thomania-Press)

U.S. Army Firefighters support request for emergency evacuation assistance

ANSBACH, Germany (Jan. 12, 2017) – Two firefighters from the…

January 13, 2017 ×
Driving in the snow safely

Driving in the snow safely

Follow these steps before and while you drive in snowy weather and you’ll be ahead of the game.

January 3, 2017 ×
New Year’s Eve Traditions in Franconia

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Franconia

ANSBACH, Germany (Dec. 22, 2016) – New Year’s Eve in…

December 20, 2016 ×
The 9th Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps marches in the Armistic Day parade in Chateau Thierry, France, Nov. 11. (Photo by Dominik Moss, 9th JROTC)

AMHS JOURNALISM: 9th JROTC learns lessons from Verdun, other WWI sites in France

ANSBACH, Germany (Dec. 15, 2016) – Cadets of Ansbach High School’s 9th Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Battalion journeyed to Belleau Wood, France recently for a four-day trip focused on World War I, and the American Legion at Ansbach sponsored the event.

December 19, 2016 ×
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 ×
Industrial snow: a strange winter phenomenon

Industrial snow: a strange winter phenomenon

In the past few days many cities in Bavaria and also Ansbach have reported localized snowfall despite the weather forecast not predicting any snow. The reason behind this phenomenon is so-called industrial snow.

December 8, 2016 ×