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US Soldiers, German clubs aim for top spot at marksmanship competition

US Soldiers, German clubs aim for top spot at marksmanship competition

In collaboration with the town of Herrieden, Germany, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted an M16 rifle marksmanship competition at the garrison’s Oberdachstetten Training Area July 10, 2015.

July 15, 2015 ×
Soldiers from the 412th ASB are awarded the German Armed Forces proficiency badge at Shipton Kaserne, Ansbach, Germany, July 13, 2015, the German Armed Forces proficiency badge award is given to US Soldiers who complete a series of events that test the durability and endurance of the individual.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Thomas Mort, 12th CAB)

Soldiers from the 412th are rewarded the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

A total of 97 Soldiers from the 412th Aviation Support Battalion received the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge during an award ceremony here, at Shipton Kaserne, July 13.

July 15, 2015 ×
USAG Ansbach hosts All-Hands, awards ceremony for workforce

USAG Ansbach hosts All-Hands, awards ceremony for workforce

To see the full photo album, visit www.flickr.com/photos/usagansbachphotos/sets/72157654814446000.

June 29, 2015 ×
SOFA stamp a must before traveling outside of Germany

SOFA stamp a must before traveling outside of Germany

By Robert Szostek, USAREUR Customs Public Affairs WIESBADEN, Germany —…

June 29, 2015 ×
12th Combat Aviation Brigade welcomes new commander

12th Combat Aviation Brigade welcomes new commander

By Sgt. Thomas Mort, 12th CAB Public Affairs ANSBACH, Germany…

June 29, 2015 ×
Was ist los in Franken? June 26, 2015

Was ist los in Franken? June 26, 2015

“Was ist los in Franken?” brings you details about a Rokoko festival, wine fests and speed racing in Nürnberg.

June 26, 2015 ×
ILLESHEIM, Germany (June 16, 2015) -- From left, Bad Windsheim Mayor Bernhard Kisch, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander Col. Christopher M. Benson, and Illesheim Mayor Heinrich Förster attend a walking tour of Storck Barracks. Several local government officials and members of their families from the towns of Bad Windsheim and Illesheim and a member of the press visited USAG Ansbach's Storck Barracks Friday. (U.S. Army photo by Bryan Gatchell, USAG Ansbach Public Affairs)

Bad Windsheim, Illesheim officials take walking tour of Storck Barracks

Several local government officials and members of their families from the towns of Bad Windsheim and Illesheim and a member of the press visited U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s Storck Barracks June 12, 2015.

June 16, 2015 ×
Staff Sgt. Carlos Cruz, left, crew chief of Chock 4, a UH-60M Black Hawk flown by Soldiers assigned to B Company, 43rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, watches as a German army reconnaissance platoon evacuates a casualty during a joint training exercise at the Gen. Silvestras Zukauskas Training Area in Pabrade, Lithuania, June 14, 2015, as part of exercise Saber Strike 2015. Saber Strike is a longstanding U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. James Avery, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Taking back the skies: Black Hawks, Apaches fly training mission in Lithuania

By Sgt. James Avery, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment PABRADE,…

June 16, 2015 ×
Was ist los in Franken? June 12 through 19, 2015

Was ist los in Franken? June 12 through 19, 2015

This week in “Was ist los in Franken?” find out about military history in the region, a Kinderfest or the airport anniversary in Nürnberg.

June 11, 2015 ×
Meds, fakes, food are unwelcome imports at Germany APOs

Meds, fakes, food are unwelcome imports at Germany APOs

By Robert Szostek, USAREUR Customs Public Affairs WIESBADEN, Germany (June…

June 9, 2015 ×