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Ansbach garrison commander welcomes host nation guests at delayed reception

Ansbach garrison commander welcomes host nation guests at delayed reception

The garrison hosted a small outdoor gathering with selected local host nation officials and U.S. guests at the Von Steuben Community Activity Center. 

September 22, 2020 ×
MWD, handlers receive conflict management training

MWD, handlers receive conflict management training

Soldiers and their military working dogs received conflict management training Aug. 7 at Oberdachstetten Training Area to reduce the risk of avoidable safety events to the force and enable dog handlers to continue to successfully meet the mission.

August 12, 2020 ×
What to do with injured wild animals in Germany

What to do with injured wild animals in Germany

If you find an injured animal, or hit one with a vehicle, there are specific steps you have to take.

August 3, 2020 ×
Jackalope 6 reliquishes HHC command

Jackalope 6 reliquishes HHC command

The commander for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Headquarters and Headquarter Company relinquished command in a COVID-19 appropriate ceremony July 29 at Barton Barracks.

August 3, 2020 ×
USAG Ansbach welcomes new commander

USAG Ansbach welcomes new commander

Col. Karen E. Hobart took command of U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach from Col. Steven M. Pierce during a change of command ceremony at the Von Steuben Community Activity Center on Bismarck Kaserne with the Installation Management Command-Europe Director, Tommy R. Mize, officiating.

July 8, 2020 ×
USAG Ansbach provides innovative ROM support

USAG Ansbach provides innovative ROM support

Troops and families arriving new to country are required to self-isolate and shelter in place for a minimum of two weeks in assigned quarters, before they can start the usual routine. USAG Ansbach has come up with a system of support services to make the Restriction of Movement (ROM) as easy as possible for the new arrivals.

June 18, 2020 ×
Ansbach focuses on EO in leaders’ course

Ansbach focuses on EO in leaders’ course

Cultivating and sustaining an environment free of discrimination and offensive behavior is the goal of the Army Equal Opportunity (EO). EO advisors in USAG Ansbach and 12th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) are conducting EO Leaders’ Courses to train unit primary and alternate EO leaders.

June 15, 2020 ×
USAG Ansbach graduates 15 in class of 2020

USAG Ansbach graduates 15 in class of 2020

The Ansbach Middle/High School celebrated 15 seniors during an abridged ceremony and parade on Katterbach Kaserne June 2.

June 3, 2020 ×
49th PAD brings skillset, helps fulfill mission in USAG Ansbach

49th PAD brings skillset, helps fulfill mission in USAG Ansbach

Sgt. Alleea Oliver and Pfc. Hunter Garcia, 49th PAD, bring a special set of skills to U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach. Most likely, community members have seen them shooting video at the commissary or health clinic, and a number of other places around the installation to bring awareness to the community.

May 14, 2020 ×
Nurses Week Highlight #11

Nurses Week Highlight #11

Lori Harris is a Registered Nurse and the Ansbach Army Health Clinic telehealth nurse. She hails from Belding, Michigan, and has been a nurse for 10 years. She previously served in the U.S. Army, but this is her first nursing position serving a military community.

May 12, 2020 ×