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Outreach-KONTAKT Franken farewells summer with barbecue

Outreach-KONTAKT Franken farewells summer with barbecue

ANSBACH, Germany (Sept. 23, 2015) – The German-American friendship club…

September 29, 2015 ×
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Equal Opportunity newsletter: Hispanic Heritage Month newsletter, Week Three

National Hispanic Heritage Month is happening now through Oct. 15, and the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Equal Opportunity Advisor has released the third of four weekly newsletters on the subject.

September 28, 2015 ×
Serious injuries and death compel roadside checks by local German Polizei

Serious injuries and death compel roadside checks by local German Polizei

Three deaths and two serious injuries within the past two months on German Federal Highway 13, compelled German Law Enforcement authorities to initiate additional roadside checks on B-13, starting last Monday for an undetermined period.

September 24, 2015 ×
USAG Ansbach embraces future for Katterbach, Bismarck, Shipton in planning session

USAG Ansbach embraces future for Katterbach, Bismarck, Shipton in planning session

Stakeholders of the USAG Ansbach community convened with a master planning team to survey and plan for the future of Katterbach Kaserne, Bismarck Kaserne and Shipton Kaserne.

September 24, 2015 ×
In this Army News Service file photo, Melanie Putman and Brandon Hawell perform a traditional dance from Panama during the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Hispanic Heritage Observance Oct. 15, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Bianca Sowders, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

Equal Opportunity newsletter: Hispanic Heritage Month newsletter, Week Two

ANSBACH, Germany (Sept. 22, 2015) – National Hispanic Heritage Month…

September 22, 2015 ×
Ansbach poetry, essay contest highlight September as Army Suicide Prevention Month

Ansbach poetry, essay contest highlight September as Army Suicide Prevention Month

Because September is Suicide Prevention Month across the Army, the USAG Ansbach Suicide Prevention Program Manager held a poetry and essay writing …

September 21, 2015 ×
Intervener or bystander? Intervene to prevent suicides

Intervener or bystander? Intervene to prevent suicides

There are people in our community – Soldiers, civilians, spouses and children – who may be struggling with various issues (examples may include transition, lack of employment, depression, isolation), possibly considering suicide as an option. Everyone can take action by treating one another with dignity and respect, intervening, offering help and resources, and living the Army Values daily.

September 17, 2015 ×
Volunteers representing a variety of Hispanic cultures at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Oct. 3, 2014, observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month close out the event by dancing with members of the audience at Katterbach Fitness Center. (U.S. Army photo by Stephen Baack, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

Equal Opportunity newsletter: Hispanic Heritage Month newsletter, Week One

National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Tuesday, Sept. 15, and the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Equal Opportunity Advisor has released the first of four weekly newsletters on the subject.

September 14, 2015 ×
Lacrosse – A Native-American sport growing big in Germany

Lacrosse – A Native-American sport growing big in Germany

What may be the oldest North American team sport is now becoming big in Germany.

September 11, 2015 ×
German reserves visit Katterbach airfield and Urlas

German reserves visit Katterbach airfield and Urlas

Former members of the German army reserves visited Katterbach Army Airfield at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach to learn about Apache and Chinook helicopters Sept. 3.

September 11, 2015 ×