• Ansbach-Illesheim Memorial Day Ceremony 2018

    Ansbach-Illesheim Memorial Day Ceremony 2018

    ILLESHEIM, Germany – Soldiers, civilians and retirees were joined by…

  • Final Legionella results

    Final Legionella results

    USAG Ansbach has completed its routine Legionella bacteria testing of community facilities and housing. Tests conducted by a certified lab contractor show that no location in the USAG Ansbach community requires corrective action.

  • Germany gas card abuse leads to fines, loss of license

    Germany gas card abuse leads to fines, loss of license

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service fuel card allows U.S. personnel to fill their vehicles with tax-free fuel in Germany. Some individuals make illegal transactions by selling or giving part of their rations to people who are not authorized to have a fuel card. Abuse of the fuel card can lead to hefty fines from German customs authorities and a loss of driving privileges from the U.S. side.

  • Was ist los in Franken? May 18, 2018

    Was ist los in Franken? May 18, 2018

    “Was ist los in Franken?” details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout the Franconian region.

  • Pvt. Second Class Rose Hollywood fights off an "assailant" while dealing with the effects of pepper spray during a recent OC training as part of Installation Law Enforcement Certification at USAG Ansbach. Her trainer, Staff Sgt. Scott Martin, Interservice Nonlethal Individual Weapons Instructor, observes her actions closely.

    MPs learn to deal with effects of “pepper spray” the hard way

    Like any other unit, USAG Ansbach emergency services personnel rotate in and out on a regular basis. All new arrivals assigned to Ansbach’s law enforcement have to go through Installation Law Enforcement Certification (ILEC). Part of that certification is familiarizing participants with the effects of ‘pepper spray.’

  • Working in the machine room (Photo courtesy of Roland Lutz)

    Former employee visits Katterbach after more than 50 years

    Some people are glad to walk away from a work place and never to return. For Roland Lutz, age 77, his three years working on Katterbach Kaserne as a young man more than 50 years ago was the best time of his working life.

  • Earth Day 2018 (Photo by Cornelia Summers)

    USAG Ansbach conducts Earth Day 2018 with local environmental experts

    About 100 three to fifth graders from the Katterbach Elementary School and home-schooled students took the opportunity to hone their senses during the annual Earth Day event at Soldier Lake on Urlas.

  • Volunteers take the spotlight at USAG Ansbach

    Volunteers take the spotlight at USAG Ansbach

    Volunteers are a vital resource in any community, but especially a small U.S. Army garrison in Germany relies on helping hands for many of its activities. Without them, many programs and activities would not be feasible.

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