Ansbach Community Notes — June 2, 2022

German Cantina Reopens

The German Cantina on Bismarck Kaserne reopens June 1 with breakfast at 7 a.m. and lunch at 11 a.m. The cantine is open Monday – Friday and closed weekends and German and American holidays.


ASBP Blood Drive

Armed Services Blood Program-Red Cross will hold a blood drive June 6 and 7,  0900-1700 at Katterbach Fitness Center. Appointments are required and can be scheduled at www.militarydonor.com, sponsor code: Europe. There are relaxed eligibility rules: local national staff, retirees, family members and military members can donate.


Ansbach Resiliency Games

The next Resiliency Games  event is June 7 with the Medieval Games. The USAG Ansbach ACS, ASAP and DFMWR hosts a community-wide event amongst six teams through various family friendly activities and competitions from 7 APR thru 7 JUL at Bismarck and Katterbach Kaserne in order to enhance community cohesion and resiliency through taking an active role in supporting, attending and participating in resiliency games while learning about and accessing garrison programs and services. Go to https://ansbachhometownherald.com/ansbach-resiliency-games/ to find out more about the games and to see the standings.


Ansbach Prayer Luncheon

Everyone is invited to the Ansbach Prayer Luncheon at the Von Steuben on 9 June from 1200 to 1300. A German buffet is offered prior to a brief program and message from the USAREUR-AF Command Chaplain. Tickets are limited to a first-come / first-served basis at the chapel or your unit chaplain starting May 26.


ADPAAS Update Due

On 19 April 2022 the below message was sent out asking each Garrison Soldier and DA Civilian to verify/update their ADPAAS information. As of 25 May 2022, only 16% of Garrison personnel have done this. IMCOM has now set a suspense date of 10 June 2022 to accomplish this tasker. If you have not already done so, please follow the instructions in the original email below and verify/update your ADPAAS information. The Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (ADPAAS) is about to begin its 2022 Hurricane and Wildfire Season on 1 June 2022. With the number of natural disasters that have occurred in the United States in the last few years, accountability for our Army personnel, Military, Civilian, or Contractor, and their family members is extremely important. When an event starts, any sponsor or family member that are listed in ADPAAS as having a home/living in an affected area will be required to account for themselves to the command under which they are assigned in ADPAAS. That is why it is extremely important to ensure the information that is listed in ADPAAS is as accurate as possible.  Lessons learned from the 2021 Hurricane and Wildfire season highlight a need for accurate and timely disaster personnel accountability. The Army’s goal is to reach 100% disaster personnel accountability via ADPAAS within 72 hours from the start of an ADPASS Event. With that in mind; please log onto the ADPAAS website at  HTTPS://ADPAAS.ARMY.MIL and ensure all information under the My Info tab is accurate and complete. Please do the same for each one of your family members as well listed in ADPAAS. You can also go to ID Card Office Online at https://idco-pki.dmdc.osd.mil/idco/ and update your information under My Profile. This information feeds directly into ADPAAS and can be updated that way as well. All Family members listed in DEERS will display in ADPAAS so if you have a Family member that is not showing up in ADPAAS, please check with your DEERS office to update your profile. For any questions or concerns please contact your Command Officer Representative for your UIC. If you do not know who that is, you can find their information in ADPAAS under My Info, COR List.


Flag Burning Ceremony

VFW Post 10708 observe Flag Day (14 June) on 12 June at 1100 at our Post Home Bldg 6686 Storck Barracks with a flag burning for all the recovered, soiled, etc. American flags.


Muna Museum Open House

The Muna Museum at the Oberdachstetten Training Range will hold an open house June 12 from 1000 – 1800. The museum highlights the military history of the surrounding communities in the Frankenhöhe area and holds many artifacts from the German Armed Forces as well as U.S. Cost for ages 15 and above is 7 Euro.


Army Birthday at Katterbach DFAC

The Katterbach DFAC will celebrate the Army’s 247th birthday with a special lunch. Cake cutting is at 1140 with meal served at 1200-1400. Price is $10.05 U.S. dollars only.


Attention Community Dog Walkers

CYS asks that you ONLY use the back row of the parking lot of the CDC/SAC, building 9028, to park your car before walking your furry friends. This is the row directly opposite the facility.  This is for the safety of children and families coming and going from our facility.  For questions, please contact CDC/SAC at 09802-832828.


CYS Customer Parking Issues

Thank you for not parking in our designated handicapped parking spaces. These spaces are strictly reserved for those who possess the appropriate permit.  In addition, please refrain from parking in front of the entrance barrier adjacent to building 5913 D as this a fire lane and must remain clear at all times in the event of an emergency. Violators will be reported. We kindly ask that you do not leave your vehicle idling in our parking lots for any reason and during any season. It is illegal in Germany. Violators are subject to citations and appropriate penalties in accordance with AER 190-1.

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