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USAG Ansbach celebrates first-known USO

USAG Ansbach celebrates first-known USO

Get ready Ansbach, the USO is coming to town! The Soldiers “home away from home” will soon be opening the first-known USO at USAG Ansbach.

February 24, 2022 ×
US Army launches annual housing tenant satisfaction survey

US Army launches annual housing tenant satisfaction survey

By U.S. Army Public AffairsJanuary 11, 2022 WASHINGTON — The…

February 14, 2022 ×
Let’s break the ICE!

Let’s break the ICE!

U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach invites you to share your feedback through the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) system.

January 24, 2022 ×
SOFA – why it’s important to you

SOFA – why it’s important to you

Ever wondered why your military identification card and orders assigning you to Germany are so important to border control when entering Germany? Or if you are a dependent accompanying a service member, why you have a multi-lingual stamp in your official passport about entry and exit into Germany?

September 30, 2021 ×
Fire Prevention Week: Learn the sounds of fire safety

Fire Prevention Week: Learn the sounds of fire safety

The USAG Ansbach FES is hosting a series of events in support of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.”

September 27, 2021 ×

New Passport Rules

Moving to Germany this summer? Make sure you have your Special Issuance Passport in hand, or a memo stating you’ve applied for one.  (Update: edited to change “official passport” to “Special Issuance Passport” to mirror the FCG language).

July 16, 2021 ×
Digital apps provide additional proof of vaccination status

Digital apps provide additional proof of vaccination status

Ansbach military community members now have an additional, voluntary means of proving vaccination status with the free ‘CovPass’ or ‘Corona Warn’ apps published by the Robert Koch Institute, Germany’s equivalent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 29, 2021 ×
Keep your distance from these fuzzy caterpillars

Keep your distance from these fuzzy caterpillars

Oak processionary moth caterpillars are a tree defoliating pest that pose health risks to humans and pets in their larval stages. While touching an oak processionary moth caterpillar is most likely not life threatening, it can be extremely painful.

June 16, 2021 ×
Army Materiel Command is in the process of switching its mass warning system to the new Alert! system. Alert! is a government, off-the-shelf program that sends alerts through computer networks, phone calls, emails and text messages. (U.S. Army graphic by Nicole Blanks)

ALERT! Get registered in the Army’s Mass Warning Notification System

The Army’s ALERT! notifies service members, Army civilians and their families during a crisis. MWNS operators, for example, can issue alerts in the event of an active shooter, inclement weather or any other event requiring immediate notification.

January 28, 2020 ×
FPCON Levels, and knowing the difference

FPCON Levels, and knowing the difference

Force Protection Condition (FPCON) levels have five echelons – Normal, Alpha (A), Bravo (B), Charlie (C) and Delta (D).

January 7, 2020 ×