Franconian News

Flags, Photoshop, an awesome dining facility and jobs Germans don’t know about

Flags, Photoshop, an awesome dining facility and jobs Germans don’t know about

Philipp Keuchel, a German student of Political Science at Munich University, recently spent two months as a U.S. Army Europe-Africa intern at the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach Public Affairs office. He talks about his experience in an interview.

August 25, 2021 ×
Octogenarian looks back on more than four decades of employment with U.S. troops in Germany

Octogenarian looks back on more than four decades of employment with U.S. troops in Germany

A former local national employee and her family visited USAG Ansbach Aug. 17, 2021, 26 years after retiring from a 45-year-career with the U.S. Army.

August 19, 2021 ×
Local national jobs go StepStone

Local national jobs go StepStone

USAREUR-AF recently selected StepsStone in a pilot project to announce local national vacancies on a professional, easily accessible public portal. USAG Ansbach was able to advertise six DPW positions on StepStone.com for a technically skilled local national candidate pool.

August 12, 2021 ×
Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

After being canceled last year, the popular beekeeper course of USAG Ansbach’s environmental division took place again this year.

August 4, 2021 ×
Host nation quick reaction unit trains at USAG Ansbach training area

Host nation quick reaction unit trains at USAG Ansbach training area

Recruits of the Unterstützungskommando (USK) der Polizei Mittelfranken, the quick response unit for the German police force in Middle Franconia underwent their final training at the USAG Ansbach Oberdachstetten Training Area.

July 30, 2021 ×
Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

Over the span of four weeks, two Ansbach Soldiers won first place in the “Soldier Showdown II Esports Competition” open gaming tournament held for all soldiers across US military installations in Europe.

July 26, 2021 ×
E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-Scooters were finally authorized for use on German roads. Important rules apply for riding an e-scooter on German roads.

July 15, 2021 ×
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 ×