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Wildlife accidents and the consequences

Wildlife accidents and the consequences

Wildlife crosses roads mostly in the evening and early morning hours, often close to stretches of forests and fields. They do not understand the speed of a vehicle and will not wait for a car to pass before they try to cross the road.

November 30, 2020 ×
Victims of war and violence remembered by Germans, Americans in ceremony for annual Volkstrauertag

Victims of war and violence remembered by Germans, Americans in ceremony for annual Volkstrauertag

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers joined the ranks of honor guards of German Bundeswehr, Reservists and veterans organizations for a wreath laying ceremony downtown Ansbach.

November 16, 2020 ×
Workforce future planning helps USAG Ansbach’s most valuable asset

Workforce future planning helps USAG Ansbach’s most valuable asset

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) is the latest buzz word throughout U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach. Following a two-day virtual training hosted by Human Capital Institute (HCI), a cross-functional team (CFT) of 14 garrison employees will collaborate weekly to develop strategies for future workforce preparation.

October 28, 2020 ×
USAG Ansbach LNs vital to garrison operations during COVID-19

USAG Ansbach LNs vital to garrison operations during COVID-19

While most of the Soldiers and Family members were restricted in their movements and not allowed to leave the installation except for work or specific errands like grocery shopping, the German workforce continued to sustain operations, so the Soldiers could carry on their mission without interruptions.

October 21, 2020 ×
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 ×