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New fitness center opens for 5-4 ADA Soldiers

New fitness center opens for 5-4 ADA Soldiers

The Shipton “We Attack” Fitness Center opened Dec. 9 with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Shipton Kaserne, followed by an open house.

December 10, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach celebrates annual tradition in Rothenburg

USAG Ansbach celebrates annual tradition in Rothenburg

U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach leadership and the Ansbach Elementary School children’s choir, along with Soldiers and family members, took part in Rothenburg ob der Tauber’s Christmas festivities Dec. 5.

December 6, 2019 ×
7th ATC and Ansbach leadership celebrate Thanksgiving with Soldiers and host nation guests

7th ATC and Ansbach leadership celebrate Thanksgiving with Soldiers and host nation guests

ANSBACH, Germany (Nov. 27, 2019) – Brig. Gen. Christopher R….

November 27, 2019 ×
Ansbach community celebrates Native American Indian Heritage Month

Ansbach community celebrates Native American Indian Heritage Month

The USAG Ansbach community assembled at the Von Steuben Community Center for the annual observance of Native American Indian Heritage Month, which celebrates the original inhabitants, explorers and settlers of the Untied States. It also recognizes their achievements, continuing contributions and service to this country.

November 21, 2019 ×
U.S. Army representatives commemorate the fallen at Volkstrauertag in Ansbach

U.S. Army representatives commemorate the fallen at Volkstrauertag in Ansbach

Volkstrauertag is observed in Germany on a Sunday mid-November every year; the holiday is similar to Memorial Day, as it commemorates those who died in war and the victims of violent oppression of any nation. 

November 18, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach Directorate of Emergency Services provided support to off-post firefighters

USAG Ansbach Directorate of Emergency Services provided support to off-post firefighters

The U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach Directorate of Emergency Services provided mutual aid support to off-post firefighters Nov. 7, following an explosion inside a residential home southwest of the Brücken-Center in Ansbach.

November 14, 2019 ×
Holiday traditions light up the season in Germany

Holiday traditions light up the season in Germany

The advent season and Christmas time in Germany is magical. Typical German seasonal customs make the darkest time of the year shine bright.

November 14, 2019 ×
B.O.S.S. builds internet café for USAG Ansbach Elementary School

B.O.S.S. builds internet café for USAG Ansbach Elementary School

The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program recently built an internet café for students at the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Elementary School.

October 17, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach CSM motivates NCO Academy BLC class, shares philosophy

USAG Ansbach CSM motivates NCO Academy BLC class, shares philosophy

Command Sgt. Maj. Philson Tavernier served as the guest speaker during the In-Cycle Brief at the 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy’s Basic Leaders Course (BLC) at Camp Normandy, Grafenwoher, Oct. 10.

October 16, 2019 ×
Katterbach Bowling Center reduces waste, improves recycling, energy efficiency

Katterbach Bowling Center reduces waste, improves recycling, energy efficiency

Recently, customers at the Strike Zone Bowling Center in Katterbach may have noticed some changes; there are visible approaches to reduce recyclable and non-recyclable waste.

October 9, 2019 ×