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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 ×
Ansbach NCO wins IMCOM Best Warrior

Ansbach NCO wins IMCOM Best Warrior

A U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach NCO won the 2021 Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Best Warrior Competition as Best Warrior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

May 28, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach DPW looks at improving processes

USAG Ansbach DPW looks at improving processes

Employees of the USAG Ansbach Directorate of Public Works met with the garrison command group to discuss potential improvements of internal processes and services, to ultimately improve customer service as a whole.

May 27, 2021 ×
7th ATC Good Neighbor Award presented to Ansbach, Illesheim community members

7th ATC Good Neighbor Award presented to Ansbach, Illesheim community members

The friendship between the U.S. American Forces and their German neighbors has a long history of more than 75 years, and is still fostered and maintained by the people in the many communities that surround U.S. military installations in Germany. On May 21,  7th ATC hosted the inaugural Good Neighbor Award Ceremony, honoring host nation friends and partners for their long-term commitment to German-American friendship in Bavarian communities.

May 26, 2021 ×
Rotational unit restores memorial garden ahead of Memorial Day at Storck

Rotational unit restores memorial garden ahead of Memorial Day at Storck

Prior to Memorial Day, Soldiers of the rotational unit currently stationed at Storck Barracks went to work with shovels, spades, lawn mowers and more to clean, renovate, and beautify the memorial garden at the Illesheim installation. The mighty Demon Brigade, DPW, MWR, and veterans organizations came together for this project of improvement.

May 26, 2021 ×