Army News


Military post offices to stop accepting handwritten customs forms

Military post offices to stop accepting handwritten customs forms

A significant change to how military postal customers overseas may mail packages internationally is coming soon.

February 20, 2020 ×
Army Materiel Command is in the process of switching its mass warning system to the new Alert! system. Alert! is a government, off-the-shelf program that sends alerts through computer networks, phone calls, emails and text messages. (U.S. Army graphic by Nicole Blanks)

ALERT! Get registered in the Army’s Mass Warning Notification System

The Army’s ALERT! notifies service members, Army civilians and their families during a crisis. MWNS operators, for example, can issue alerts in the event of an active shooter, inclement weather or any other event requiring immediate notification.

January 28, 2020 ×
Eligible veterans authorized post access, shopping privileges in Germany

Eligible veterans authorized post access, shopping privileges in Germany

Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, certain veterans received access to Commissary and Exchange services, including those in Germany.

January 17, 2020 ×
U.S. Army Europe ends face-to-face tax preparation

U.S. Army Europe ends face-to-face tax preparation

The U.S. Army has ended funding toward its tax center program, prompting U.S. Army Europe’s Judge Advocate to discontinue its centrally managed tax centers across U.S. Army installations in Europe.

December 5, 2019 ×
Army to launch additional housing satisfaction surveys

Army to launch additional housing satisfaction surveys

After eight months of efforts and initiatives across the Army to improve housing conditions, residents of U.S. Army family housing will have another chance to rate the quality of housing and housing services in 2019 as the Army prepares to launch two more surveys.

November 7, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach conducts team-building event for MK and Novo Selo

USAG Ansbach conducts team-building event for MK and Novo Selo

Personnel from Mihail Kogalniceanu (MK) Airbase Romania and Novo Selo Training Area Bulgaria, which comprise Army Support Activity – Black Sea, recently attended a team-building event conducted in MK Airbase, hosted by USAG Ansbach.

October 9, 2019 ×
Public Health Command Europe offers guidance on how to stay tick-free this year

Public Health Command Europe offers guidance on how to stay tick-free this year

As people spend more time outdoors, so do many insects and pests. Among those are ticks, which can carry several potentially serious diseases.

June 24, 2019 ×
VA Education Benefits, the GI Bills

VA Education Benefits, the GI Bills

By Amy Stork USAG Ansbach Public Affairs The Ansbach Army…

June 19, 2019 ×
Anyone on post can dine at Ansbach & Katterbach Exchange restaurants, Express

Anyone on post can dine at Ansbach & Katterbach Exchange restaurants, Express

The Ansbach & Katterbach Exchange’s quick-serve restaurants and Express are open for anyone with installation access to dine-in or pick up grab-and-go fare as long as the items are consumed on the installation.

February 20, 2019 ×
Uniforms off-post during lunch are prohibited.

Policy for military uniforms off-post in Ansbach, Germany

Military uniform wear is only authorized for direct vehicle travel between domicile and U.S. or host nation installations, and between installations within a garrison, only while traveling via an enclosed private, government, or rental vehicle.

February 5, 2019 ×