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Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

After being canceled last year, the popular beekeeper course of USAG Ansbach’s environmental division took place again this year.

August 4, 2021 ×
Host nation quick reaction unit trains at USAG Ansbach training area

Host nation quick reaction unit trains at USAG Ansbach training area

Recruits of the Unterstützungskommando (USK) der Polizei Mittelfranken, the quick response unit for the German police force in Middle Franconia underwent their final training at the USAG Ansbach Oberdachstetten Training Area.

July 30, 2021 ×
Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

Over the span of four weeks, two Ansbach Soldiers won first place in the “Soldier Showdown II Esports Competition” open gaming tournament held for all soldiers across US military installations in Europe.

July 26, 2021 ×
E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-Scooters were finally authorized for use on German roads. Important rules apply for riding an e-scooter on German roads.

July 15, 2021 ×
Ohio firefighter trains with German firefighters in Ansbach

Ohio firefighter trains with German firefighters in Ansbach

A U.S. volunteer fire chief from a small town in Ohio, took the opportunity to train with his German counter parts at the IMCOM-E Fire Fighting Training Center while deployed with his National Guard unit to Ansbach

July 13, 2021 ×
‘We Attack’ regiment welcomes new enlisted leader

‘We Attack’ regiment welcomes new enlisted leader

Soldiers, family members, friends and community leaders from 5th Battalion 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment ‘We Attack’ held a change of responsibility ceremony bidding farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. George A. Palmer and welcoming in Command Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Robinson III on June 23, 2021 in Ansbach, Germany.

June 30, 2021 ×
Ansbach Legal Office best in Army for 2nd year

Ansbach Legal Office best in Army for 2nd year

The Ansbach Law Center Legal Assistance Office was recognized June 10 with the 2020 Chief of Staff Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance Active Army – Small Office award with three other offices across the Army. The office was also recognized with this award in 2019.

June 28, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach firefighters represent U.S. Army in Europe-wide competition

USAG Ansbach firefighters represent U.S. Army in Europe-wide competition

Four USAG Ansbach firefighters from the Katterbach and Illesheim fire stations participated in the qualifying run for the Firefit Europe Challenge in Hannover, Germany, for the first time June 14.

June 18, 2021 ×
LRC Ansbach supports warfighters with food service needs, plans improvements

LRC Ansbach supports warfighters with food service needs, plans improvements

Two of the best dining facilities in U.S. Army Europe and Africa are located in the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community – the Katterbach Warrior Restaurant and Illesheim Warrior Restaurant.

June 7, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach COVID team plays crucial role in fighting pandemic

USAG Ansbach COVID team plays crucial role in fighting pandemic

At the beginning of the pandemic U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach assembled a COVID response team from the S3/5/7 Operations to answer the sudden needs that had to be addressed.

June 1, 2021 ×