Over the span of four weeks, two Ansbach Soldiers won first place in the “Soldier Showdown II Esports Competition” open gaming tournament held for all soldiers across US military installations in Europe.
12th Combat Aviation Brigade pilots had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly an Mi-24 Hind helicopter with Hungarian Defense Force pilots at Szolnok Air Base, Hungary. U.S. Army pilots from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, part of 12th CAB, and the Hungarian Defense Force 86th Szolnok Helicopter Base shared their flying experience through joint orientation flights in U.S. AH-64 Apache and Hungarian Mi-24 Hind helicopters, during Exercise Saber Guardian 21, part of DEFENDER-Europe 21.
She might be retiring after nearly 36 years of combined active duty and Army civilian service, but her legacy of service continues as her warrant officer son graduates AH-64 Apache training at Fort Rucker, Alabama, and her husband continues serving as an Army civilian in Germany.
Two of the best dining facilities in U.S. Army Europe and Africa are located in the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community – the Katterbach Warrior Restaurant and Illesheim Warrior Restaurant.
Transporting certain types of prescription or over-the-counter medications in your luggage or hand carried bags when traveling through a German Airport or Border Control Point can pose a problem, especially if the medication is not properly prescribed, labeled, and documented in accordance with German law.
Bundeswehr Feldjäger provide escort to U.S. military convoys as part of DEFENDER-Europe 21. The Bundeswehr (Federal German Army) participates in DEFENDER-Europe 21, but its main role is not a large number of personnel participating, but Host Nation Support (HNS), especially the planning and coordination of marching routes and military police support for transit movements through Germany.
German law prohibits many items from being imported into the country by mail. These banned articles could be things you order online or by mail order, or that relatives and friends mail to you.
7ATC has implemented a pilot program for off-post uniform wear, scheduled to run until mid-August.
The U.S. Army CID is asking the Army community and American public to help the Army maintain its readiness by reporting any and all criminal or suspicious activity.
In the middle of March as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, the Army made mission adjustments to focus on protecting the force, posturing for global operational readiness, and supporting the national effort to fight the novel coronavirus.