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Ansbach’s ImageMakers National Photography Contest Winners

Ansbach’s ImageMakers National Photography Contest Winners

For more than 50 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America has celebrated the accomplishments of Club youth as they learn the art and science of photography. Child & Youth Services is excited to announce that four pieces entered at our local Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Art and Photography Exhibit were selected to represent the European Regional level.

August 12, 2019 ×
12th Combat Aviation Brigade welcomes new commander

12th Combat Aviation Brigade welcomes new commander

The 12th Combat Aviation Brigade welcomed Col. John Broam as the new commander and bid farewell to Col. Kenneth Cole during a change of command ceremony at Katterbach Army Airfield Aug. 9.

August 9, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach preps for annual community showcase

USAG Ansbach preps for annual community showcase

Each year, as summer ends, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach comes together to exhibit the abundant organizations and services during the annual community showcase.

August 6, 2019 ×
Daniel Woernlein, Environmental Protection Specialist with USAG Ansbach's Department of Public Work's Environmental Management Division, and Heather Forsberg, a graduate of the beekeeper's training, scrape the wax caps from the honeycomb as part of the honey extraction process at the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach firefighting training center July 24.

Beekeeper students celebrate graduation, honey harvest in Ansbach

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s Environmental Management Division (EMD) celebrated its first ever honey festival with newly graduated class of beekeeper students at the Environmental Education Center on Urlas Kaserne July 24.

July 25, 2019 ×
Recycle to preserve our environment

Recycle to preserve our environment

The Directorate of Public Works organized a field trip for community members to a local recycling facility, near Gunzenhausen as part of the weekly Army Professional training.

July 25, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach, Herrieden continue to strengthen ties through friendly competition

USAG Ansbach, Herrieden continue to strengthen ties through friendly competition

The German-American Partnership Shoot, an annual tradition between U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and the town of Herrieden, is a friendly marksmanship competition that brings hundreds of Soldiers, Civilians and Germans to the Oberdachstetten Training Area every year.

July 15, 2019 ×
Ansbach children turn out in force for vacation bible school

Ansbach children turn out in force for vacation bible school

More than 75 children and 35 volunteers participated in the one-week summer program sponsored by the USAG Ansbach Religious Support Office. With the theme “Athens — Paul’s dangerous journey to share the truth,” vacation bible school (VBS) was a hit at the Katterbach Chapel June 24-28.

July 3, 2019 ×
Bike Repair Stands, Cycling in Ansbach

Bike Repair Stands, Cycling in Ansbach

As part of the MakerSpace grant the Ansbach Library had three bicycle stands installed around the garrison. The stands are available to everyone and located at the Library on Bleidorn, the Youth Center on Katterbach and the Von Steuben Community Center on Bismarck.

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 ×
Ansbach JROTC commemorates 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

Ansbach JROTC commemorates 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

Students from the Ansbach JROTC battalion joined several other organizations in France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

June 14, 2019 ×