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Soldiers assist post office workers at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach

Soldiers assist post office workers at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade…

April 14, 2020 ×
Outreach-KONTAKT Franken elects new leadership, makes plans for the year

Outreach-KONTAKT Franken elects new leadership, makes plans for the year

The local German-American friendship club “Outreach-KONTAKT Franken” recently elected board members for 2020; a first planning meeting took place March 10. The biggest change is the permanent move of the regular Stammtisch meetings from Tuesdays to Thursdays.

March 11, 2020 ×
Veterans’ commissary and exchange privileges

Veterans’ commissary and exchange privileges

Veterans’ commissary and exchange privileges have been extended to certain eligible veterans in Germany. Following this checklist will assist in obtaining those privileges.

January 23, 2020 ×
USAG Ansbach military police train and qualify with the new Modular Handgun System

USAG Ansbach military police train and qualify with the new Modular Handgun System

Soldiers and Civilians with the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Provost Marshal Office practiced and qualified with the Army’s new weapons system during a range at the Oberdachstetten Training Area Jan. 9-10.

January 14, 2020 ×
New fitness center opens for 5-4 ADA Soldiers

New fitness center opens for 5-4 ADA Soldiers

The Shipton “We Attack” Fitness Center opened Dec. 9 with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Shipton Kaserne, followed by an open house.

December 10, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach celebrates annual tradition in Rothenburg

USAG Ansbach celebrates annual tradition in Rothenburg

U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach leadership and the Ansbach Elementary School children’s choir, along with Soldiers and family members, took part in Rothenburg ob der Tauber’s Christmas festivities Dec. 5.

December 6, 2019 ×
7th ATC and Ansbach leadership celebrate Thanksgiving with Soldiers and host nation guests

7th ATC and Ansbach leadership celebrate Thanksgiving with Soldiers and host nation guests

ANSBACH, Germany (Nov. 27, 2019) – Brig. Gen. Christopher R….

November 27, 2019 ×
Ansbach community celebrates Native American Indian Heritage Month

Ansbach community celebrates Native American Indian Heritage Month

The USAG Ansbach community assembled at the Von Steuben Community Center for the annual observance of Native American Indian Heritage Month, which celebrates the original inhabitants, explorers and settlers of the Untied States. It also recognizes their achievements, continuing contributions and service to this country.

November 21, 2019 ×
U.S. Army representatives commemorate the fallen at Volkstrauertag in Ansbach

U.S. Army representatives commemorate the fallen at Volkstrauertag in Ansbach

Volkstrauertag is observed in Germany on a Sunday mid-November every year; the holiday is similar to Memorial Day, as it commemorates those who died in war and the victims of violent oppression of any nation. 

November 18, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach Directorate of Emergency Services provided support to off-post firefighters

USAG Ansbach Directorate of Emergency Services provided support to off-post firefighters

The U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach Directorate of Emergency Services provided mutual aid support to off-post firefighters Nov. 7, following an explosion inside a residential home southwest of the Brücken-Center in Ansbach.

November 14, 2019 ×