ANSBACH, Germany (July 29, 2016) – Due to recent inquiries received regarding the State of Bavaria’s plans to house refugees in buildings in the vicinity of Bleidorn Kaserne, the following information is provided:
- The building project began in March on the host nation property.
- The current project will encompass 32 housing units, each with enough space for four residents.
- The state of Bavaria intends to house residents who have been vetted and granted asylum in Germany; these residents have the legal right to reside and work in Germany.
The USAG Ansbach’s security team will continue to work closely with host nation security forces in order to ensure the safety and security of our community.
Please continue to report potential threats or suspicious behaviors through iReport. To learn more about iReport, visit www.eur.army.mil/iReport or https://ansbachhometownherald.com/ireport-smartphone-app.
For Ansbach-specific concerns, please call 66th Military Intelligence Brigade at 09802-83-2964 or DSN 467-2964. The 24-hour iWATCH hotline is 0162-296-7278.
Remember, if you see something, say something.
We will continue to provide updates on the host nation housing project as the garrison receives information through command information channels.