Franconian News

USAG Ansbach firefighters represent U.S. Army in Europe-wide competition

USAG Ansbach firefighters represent U.S. Army in Europe-wide competition

Four USAG Ansbach firefighters from the Katterbach and Illesheim fire stations participated in the qualifying run for the Firefit Europe Challenge in Hannover, Germany, for the first time June 14.

June 18, 2021 ×
LRC Ansbach supports warfighters with food service needs, plans improvements

LRC Ansbach supports warfighters with food service needs, plans improvements

Two of the best dining facilities in U.S. Army Europe and Africa are located in the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community – the Katterbach Warrior Restaurant and Illesheim Warrior Restaurant.

June 7, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach COVID team plays crucial role in fighting pandemic

USAG Ansbach COVID team plays crucial role in fighting pandemic

At the beginning of the pandemic U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach assembled a COVID response team from the S3/5/7 Operations to answer the sudden needs that had to be addressed.

June 1, 2021 ×
Ansbach NCO wins IMCOM Best Warrior

Ansbach NCO wins IMCOM Best Warrior

A U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach NCO won the 2021 Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Best Warrior Competition as Best Warrior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

May 28, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach DPW looks at improving processes

USAG Ansbach DPW looks at improving processes

Employees of the USAG Ansbach Directorate of Public Works met with the garrison command group to discuss potential improvements of internal processes and services, to ultimately improve customer service as a whole.

May 27, 2021 ×
7th ATC Good Neighbor Award presented to Ansbach, Illesheim community members

7th ATC Good Neighbor Award presented to Ansbach, Illesheim community members

The friendship between the U.S. American Forces and their German neighbors has a long history of more than 75 years, and is still fostered and maintained by the people in the many communities that surround U.S. military installations in Germany. On May 21, 7th ATC hosted the inaugural Good Neighbor Award Ceremony, honoring host nation friends and partners for their long-term commitment to German-American friendship in Bavarian communities.

May 26, 2021 ×
Rotational unit restores memorial garden ahead of Memorial Day at Storck

Rotational unit restores memorial garden ahead of Memorial Day at Storck

Prior to Memorial Day, Soldiers of the rotational unit currently stationed at Storck Barracks went to work with shovels, spades, lawn mowers and more to clean, renovate, and beautify the memorial garden at the Illesheim installation. The mighty Demon Brigade, DPW, MWR, and veterans organizations came together for this project of improvement.

May 26, 2021 ×
Bundeswehr Feldjäger provide escort to U.S. military convoys as part of DEFENDER-Europe 21

Bundeswehr Feldjäger provide escort to U.S. military convoys as part of DEFENDER-Europe 21

Bundeswehr Feldjäger provide escort to U.S. military convoys as part of DEFENDER-Europe 21. The Bundeswehr (Federal German Army) participates in DEFENDER-Europe 21, but its main role is not a large number of personnel participating, but Host Nation Support (HNS), especially the planning and coordination of marching routes and military police support for transit movements through Germany.

May 19, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach fire fighters shuttle almost three quarters of a million liters of water to major fire off post

USAG Ansbach fire fighters shuttle almost three quarters of a million liters of water to major fire off post

The collaboration between the U.S. Army and the host nation fire departments in Franconia has a long tradition. During the night of April 28, host nation authorities called upon the USAG Ansbach fire department when a major fire broke out in a recycling plant in the city of Rothenburg o. d. Tauber.

May 6, 2021 ×
Ansbach celebrates Arbor Day with CYS children

Ansbach celebrates Arbor Day with CYS children

Across the United States, Arbor Day is celebrated to highlight the importance of trees to our survival and to encourage people to plant more trees. Ansbach military community children assisted the garrison commander and command sergeant major at the CYS playground planting five trees.

May 4, 2021 ×