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USAG Ansbach Housing Services Office and Community

Housing

I, Ms. Ingrid Misch, the Director of Housing (a division of the Department of Public Works (DPW)) would like to personally welcome you to USAG Ansbach. 

It‘s important to all of us at Housing that we get to know you and to make sure you know and understand the services we provide. We are all committed to making your tour the best experience of your career. We know this will be done by providing you with housing and services which meet, or exceed, your expectations.

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The Housing Office is one of the most important places, other than your unit, you will encounter during your tour here. Everything you need to know about Housing before you arrive is located on this webpage and within this website.

Your feedback is important to us. If our services ever fall short of your expectations, please feel free to let us know. Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) is a direct link between you and our Management Resource Team to insure you that no complaint goes un-noticed or ignored. We pride ourselves in listening to, working with, and learning from our customers. We don't just solve problems we create opportunities to improve. After all, small recommendations can generate big improvements.

Katterbach Kaserne

Katterbach Kaserne is the where the Headquarters of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade (12th CAB) is located. Katterbach Kaserne also has on its grounds the Central Processing facility (CPF) for in and out processing, a child development center, an elementary school, the middle/high school, a fitness center, a chapel, a US post office, two banking facilities, a shoppette, medical and dental clinics, and Army family housing.

Interior and Exterior Photographs of Typical Housing Units on Katterbach Kaserne
Photos of typical housing units on Katterbach Kaserne
Floor plans of typical housing units on Katterbach Kaserne
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Storck Barracks

Storck Barracks is located approximately 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ansbach with its exit gate in the town limits of Illesheim. Storck Barracks also has an airfield and is home to two AH-64 Apache Battalions, the Theater Aviation Support Maintenance Overseas (TASM-O), and one of only two Flight Simulation building complexes in Europe. On Storck Barracks you also will find Army family housing, bachelor officer/bachelor enlisted quarters, an elementary school, a fitness center, a chapel, a bank, a Postal Service Center (a combined community mail room and US Post Office), a scaled down Commissary, a gas station with shoppette, and a new child development center. Storck Barracks is also home to the USAG Ansbach Black and Blue Rugby Team

Interior and Exterior Photographs of Typical Housing Units on Storck Barracks
Photos of typical Housing units on Storck Barracks
Floor plans of typical housing units on Storck Barracks
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Bleidorn Kaserne

Bleidorn Kaserne, commonly known as Bleidorn Housing, is made up of Army family housing, a library, and our community theater, the Terrace Playhouse

Interior and Exterior Photographs of Typical Housing Units on Bleidorn Kaserne
Photos of typical Housing units on Bleidorn Kaserne
Floor plans of typical housing units on Bleidorn Kaserne
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Urlas Kaserne

Urlas Kaserne is the center piece of USAG Ansbach. Urlas Kaserne has been repurposed and now is home to a new Post Exchange with food court, a new Commissary, Military Clothing Sales, Barber Shop, Dry Cleaners, Flower shop, the new Ansbach Army Lodge named Brainard Hall, a gas station, an auto skills center with car wash and dog wash, and brand new townhome style Army family housing.

Interior and Exterior Photographs of Typical Housing Units on Urlas Kaserne
Photos of typical Townhome style units on Urlas Kaserne
Floor plans of typical housing units on Urlas Kaserne
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Barton Barracks

Barton Barracks is the command center of USAG Ansbach. Here you will find USAG Ansbach Garrison Headquarters, Rainbow elementary school, vehicle registration, U.S. Customs, Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC), the Central Issue Facility (CIF), the arts and crafts center, and the vehicle inspection station.

Bismarck Kaserne

On Bismarck Kaserne there are the Von Steuben community activity center, Army family housing, bachelor officer/bachelor enlisted quarters, a movie theater, a car care center (auto parts store) and a gas station. There are also new single Soldier housing units being built. Bismarck Kaserne is co-located with Katterbach Kaserne and is only separated by German Federal Highway 14, commonly known as B14. The Army housing units on Bismarck Kaserne are identical to the ones located on Katterbach Kaserne.

Shipton Kaserne

Shipton Kaserne is home to the 412th Aviation Support Battalion and has a Family & MWR recreational area called Soldiers Lake close by. Soldiers Lake offers outdoor grills and facilities for picnics and is a favorite fishing spot for the USAG Ansbach community.

Franken Kaserne

Franken Kaserne is located about 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the city of Ansbach in the direction of Storck Barracks and is situated near the towns of Oberdachstetten and Marktbergel; it currently houses the Veterinary Clinic and is at times used for special events and Boy and Girl scout camps.

Our Community

U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach is located in the German state of Bavaria, in the region of Franken or Franconia. The Franconian landscape is best described as rolling terrain dotted with lakes and streams, interspersed with low mountain ranges. Franconia is further divided into three regions: Upper Franconian, Middle Franconia, and Lower Franconia. USAG Ansbach is also the higher headquarters to USAG Schweinfurt and USAG Bamberg.

USAG Ansbach is located in Middle Franconia and covers an area of about 40 square kilometers and consists of the towns of Ansbach and Illesheim. Within these two towns are eight different installations: Katterbach Kaserne, Storck Barracks, Bleidorn Kaserne, Urlas Kaserne, Barton Barracks, Bismarck Kaserne, Shipton Kaserne, and Franken Kaserne.

USAG Bamberg is located in the Upper Franconia region. USAG Bamberg is dedicated to making your experience in Franconia filled with "Memories of a Lifetime." While living in Bamberg use the Webpage as your main source for installation services, programs and valuable information.

USAG Schweinfurt is a beautiful city located in the Lower Franconia region. USAG Schweinfurt has a rich history and a long relationship and partnership with the American military. For a look at the area and what to expect, visit their Webpage.


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