Ansbach Community Notes – June 9, 2021

VEHICLE REG CLOSED JUNE 9, NEW ACCESS

The Vehicle Registration Office on Barton Barracks remains closed Wednesday, June 9, and reopen for you with a new access at the front of the building June 10.

UPCOMING COVID VACCINE SCHEDULES

  • Thursday, June 10 for Pfizer 2nd dose 12-17 year old DoD dependents; 8 a.m. – TBD at Ansbach Middle High School walk in (for May 21 1st-dose-recipients)
  • Friday, June 18 for Local Nationals and US DoD ID Cardholders for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson; o8:30 a.m. – noon at Bldg 5843 Bismarck Kaserne

Sign up at the COVAX portal https://informatics-stage.health.mil/COVAX

On any of the dates unscheduled general population of military community, will be determined that day and announced on Facebook and an All LAN Users message.


ARMY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT THE KATTERBACH DFAC

The Wings of Victory DFAC will host 246 Army Birthday on June 14. The dining facility is open to all service members and community members. Chaplain prayer will be at 11: 45 a.m., followed by garrison commander remarks and Army Birthday cake cutting.

 

 

 

 

 


MWR AMAZINGLY GREAT RACE

Join the Katterbach Fitness Center next weekend, June 11 & 12, as they send you and your team on a wild goose chase to each of the recreation facilities in the community, to complete a variety of activities that will be fun for all ages!  The event begins at noon on  June 11;  you visit each of the participating locations to complete your assigned tasks and get your ‘passport’ stamped.  You complete the race at your own pace June 11 & 12. Stop by the Katterbach Fitness Center to register or call  09802-83-2771 for more information.


CITY CYCLING

The Ansbach City Cycling Campaign will run from June 14 to July 4. It is a German cycling initiative hosted throughout Germany in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint.
All are welcome and encouraged to join! Follow the steps on the flyer to register for the event. Contact Ansbach Outdoor Rec for any questions or need more information.

COMMUNITY STRENGTHS AND THEMES ASSESSMENT (CSTA) SURVEY

Ansbach Community, please take the time to participate in the Community Strengths and Themes Assessment (CSTA) survey. The results received will help to inform the Commander’s Readiness and Resilience Council (CR2C) on priorities that community members want to address. Your thoughts about what is important to your installation; quality of life; and how we can improve community health, wellness, readiness, and resiliency. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes. Thank you for participating and sharing your voice! https://usaphcapps.amedd.army.mil/Survey/se/2511374505D32214


FOREIGN TRAVEL RULES

As summer travel becomes more tangible, the garrison security division is leaning forward with a community messaging campaign designed to ensure that our Ansbach community members and staff with security clearances have a clear path, not only on where travel is possible in the age of the Coronavirus, but also on how best to travel while keeping within the guidelines of GO1H, and meeting the mandatory / regulatory standards of AR 380-67*

While staff reporting of Foreign Travel remains a priority, the emphasis has recently changed.  The organization and work center supervisors & manager are advised to ensure their employees register for the Department of State’s STEP program; receive appropriate situation awareness training, and directly manage / maintain the employee or service members Foreign Travel Report (FTR) … that is, unless the Garrison staff member has a security clearance.

At this point, all DoD civilians, and military members holding clearances, and traveling beyond the borders of the country they are stationed in, whether it be for leisure or official travel, the travel “must” be processed accordingly by their organization’s S2 via the Foreign Travel Report (FTR)**, and have their travel documented and debriefed on the Defense Information Security System (DISS) platform.

As for Health concerns and traveling this summer safely within the Senior Ranking Officer’s (SRO’s) guidelines, I would urge that those interested review Tab 2 to Annex A of the 7ATC GO1H.   As for current information covering Infection Spread; Mandatory Travel Documentation; and location specific Quarantine Questions on summer travel destinations, the Garrison Security Division recommends you visit the ‘ Re-Open Europa ‘ website:

https://reopen.europa.eu/en/

(*) AR 380-67 specifies the requirement for security clearance holders to report their travels to the S2 office when traveling abroad. (**) The link to the Foreign Travel Report (FTR) can be found by scanning the QR Code on the attached FTR poster, or by clicking on this link: https://home.army.mil/ansbach/application/files/2415/9602/8866/Foreign_Travel_Report-b.pdf

Please feel free to reach out the garrison security division using the contact information at DSN (314) 587-1525 or at DSN (314) 587-1526.


ARMY TEN-MILER QUALIFIER IN GRAFENWÖHR

Registration is open for the Army Ten-Miler Qualification Run! Compete locally to qualify to represent U.S. Army Europe and Africa in Washington, D.C. 🏃‍♀️🏃

Date: June 19 at 8 a.m. – Registration: by June 11, 2021 – Open to Active Duty Only. Participation is limited to the first 70 men and 30 women. Minimum 50 runners for the event to take place.

Download and e-mail forms online at: https://grafenwoehr.armymwr.com

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