It all goes back to a Franconian chimney sweep and an American band leader striking up an unusual friendship 36 years ago. When the two met in 1982, little did they know they were the founders of a long-lasting friendship and partnership between the city of Herrieden and the U.S. Army.
The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, Col. Steven Pierce, and subject matter experts from medical, environmental and public health arenas conducted a community town hall today to address potential concerns of community members in reference to a recent discovery of lead-based paint in some U.S. Army facilities in the United States.
An Army veteran who was stationed in Ansbach nearly 60 years ago visited his former home during a brief Germany tour with his children.
Recently a delegation of the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Religious Support Office visited the German Federal Language School (Bundessprachenamt) in Ellwangen and conducted a church service in English for the German students.
New “Stolpersteine” (stumbling blocks) were recently placed for former residents of Ansbach to commemorate their fate during World War II.
More than 36 children die in overheated cars every year in the United States, more than 600 deaths since 1998. More than half of those who left children alone in vehicles did so unknowingly.
USAG Ansbach has released its new smartphone application. Now garrison community members can access information more easily from their handheld devices.
Changes are coming to the Katterbach Bowling Center. Most notable will be a temporary wall blocking off six of the bowling lanes. This change in lanes reduces the cost of operating the center, and allows the investment of the savings into other improvements.
German and U.S. first responders conducted a 24-hour joint exercise at Oberdachstetten Training Area Thursday. The joint exercise served to strengthen the cooperation between the German and the U.S. fire departments and the BRK, and demonstrate improvements in communication since the introduction of digital radios.
Members and friends of the museum of local military history gathered Saturday, June 2, 2018, for the unveiling of a banner and a special guided tour of the museum. The banner, depicting U.S. Army Soldiers and families with text reading “Thank you, U.S. Army, for more than 70 years of peace” in English and German, was hung during a brief ceremony at the entry gates of the museum.