Franconian News

Katterbach Chapel completes renovations dating back to 2012

Katterbach Chapel completes renovations dating back to 2012

A ribbon cutting and rededication ceremony took place Oct. 1 to celebrate the completion of the renovations to the Katterbach Chapel at the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach.

October 7, 2021 ×
Flowers? Pumpkins? Pick your own on German farm fields

Flowers? Pumpkins? Pick your own on German farm fields

Flowers? Pumpkins? Find out where and how you can pick your own on German farm fields.

October 5, 2021 ×
Premiere: USAG Ansbach participates in job fair “All paths to your new career”

Premiere: USAG Ansbach participates in job fair “All paths to your new career”

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach participated at the Jobmesse Nürnberg for the first time Sept. 22 to actively promote its numerous job opportunities for local national employees. The Jobmesse Nürnberg is a professional job fair, largely advertised and attended throughout the region and attracts job seekers and graduating students looking for employment in a variety of career fields.

October 4, 2021 ×
Flags, Photoshop, an awesome dining facility and jobs Germans don’t know about

Flags, Photoshop, an awesome dining facility and jobs Germans don’t know about

Philipp Keuchel, a German student of Political Science at Munich University, recently spent two months as a U.S. Army Europe-Africa intern at the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach Public Affairs office. He talks about his experience in an interview.

August 25, 2021 ×
Octogenarian looks back on more than four decades of employment with U.S. troops in Germany

Octogenarian looks back on more than four decades of employment with U.S. troops in Germany

A former local national employee and her family visited USAG Ansbach Aug. 17, 2021, 26 years after retiring from a 45-year-career with the U.S. Army.

August 19, 2021 ×
Local national jobs go StepStone

Local national jobs go StepStone

USAREUR-AF recently selected StepsStone in a pilot project to announce local national vacancies on a professional, easily accessible public portal. USAG Ansbach was able to advertise six DPW positions on StepStone.com for a technically skilled local national candidate pool.

August 12, 2021 ×
Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

After being canceled last year, the popular beekeeper course of USAG Ansbach’s environmental division took place again this year.

August 4, 2021 ×
Host nation quick reaction unit trains at USAG Ansbach training area

Host nation quick reaction unit trains at USAG Ansbach training area

Recruits of the Unterstützungskommando (USK) der Polizei Mittelfranken, the quick response unit for the German police force in Middle Franconia underwent their final training at the USAG Ansbach Oberdachstetten Training Area.

July 30, 2021 ×
Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

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.

July 26, 2021 ×
E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-Scooters were finally authorized for use on German roads. Important rules apply for riding an e-scooter on German roads.

July 15, 2021 ×