Policy letters at USAG Ansbach
The table below contains all current USAG Ansbach policy letters. To read or print the letters, select the link provided by the name or number. A short description accompanies each policy letter hyperlink.
Garrison policy letters
This policy allows members of the USAG Ansbach command to present facts, concerns, problems of a personal or professional nature, or other issues, which the Soldier or civilian employee has been unable to resolve through their chain of command to the garrison commander.
USAG Ansbach is firmly committed to using alternative methods for resolving disputes in all of its operations, where appropriate and feasible. Used properly in appropriate circumstances, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) can provide faster, less expensive and more productive results in eliminating discrimination as well as general workplace disputes.
This policy is to hold all employees accountable for keeping our workplace free from prejudice and unlawful discrimination. Retaliation against an employee who engages in the EEO process will not be tolerated.
The USAG Ansbach commander is fully committed to preventing and eliminating workplace harassment based upon race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, reprisal or other impermissible bases. It is the workforce's duty to provide and maintain an environment of trust and respect for human dignity. Any workplace harassment, including sexual harassment, will not be tolerated.
Contact with the Equal Employment Opportunity office must occur within 45 calendar days of the date of the alleged discriminatory act or event; within 45 calendar days from the effective date of a personnel action; or within 45 calendar days from the time you became aware of the alleged discriminatory action or event.
USAG Ansbach is responsible for implementing and maintaining a reasonable accommodation advisory team to:
USAG Ansbach is available to help identify programs and services to prevent abuse. Services include referrals to counseling services, victim advocacy, and a wide variety of family life educational programs.
Military and civilian leaders at every level are responsible for preventing sexual harassment and sexual assault and taking appropriate corrective action if they occur.
Installation access control measures are in place to not only combat the threat of terrorism but to ensure the safety and security of those who live and work in our communities.
Noise pollution, as applied to this policy, refers to sound made by individuals, pets, radios, cassette / CD players, vehicles, or any other device that can produce excessive noise.
Safety and occupational health is a duty and responsibility of every member of the garrison, regardless of position. Accidents are preventable and have the adverse effect to reduce mission readiness and lower the quality of life in the workplace.
The garrison Housing Services Office will refer military and civilian personnel only to homes within their Overseas Housing Allowance rate.
Soldiers deserve a clean, wholesome, healthy, and safe environment that fosters the Army values. Soldiers should have privacy and comfort as well as predictable living standards, regardless of the installation of assignment.
This policy establishes pet- and smoke-free government quarters for those Soldiers and family members with medically documented cases of pet and cigarette smoke allergies.
USAG Ansbach maintains an alcohol- and nicotine-free work environment. Use of alcohol and / or smoking creates serious health and safety risks in the workplace.
This policy clarifies procedures for the confiscation of permanent license plates from privately owned vehicles that have not been re-registered within the time limits sset forth through regulation.
This letter prescribes policy, procedures, and responsibilities for control and disposition of privately owned vehicles that are unregistered, unclaimed, abandoned, or non-operational in the USAG Ansbach area of responsibility, and establishes guidelines for unit commanders.
Fitness centers are designed for exercise and recreation, and appropriate exercise clothing will be worn to participate in programs and activities. Casual slacks, jeans and non-athletic shorts are considered non-exercise attire and shall not be worn.
Children younger than the age of 13 will not be allowed entrance to the fitness centers unless they are under direct and constant supervision of their parent or adult guardian. Unsupervised children present a severe hazard to both themselves and other users of the fitness center.
The director of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is designated the USAG Ansbach fundraising approval official for unit funds, private organizations and family readiness groups.
No current policy letter
There is no current 21st Policy Letter.
The use of unarmed courtesy patrols will provide a visible, official presence in the entertainment districts near our installations and will assist unit commanders in ensuring their military service members frequenting establishments in these areas adhere to service standards for conduct and appearance.
The "Wall of Heroes" is located in the lobby area of the Army and Air Force Post Exchange, inside Urlas Community at USAG Ansbach. The garrison commander's intention is to memorialize Soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country while assigned to USAG Ansbach, on or after 11 September 2001, during combat or combat training operations.
All appropriated funds employees report their time through the ATAAPS web page: https://ataaps.csd.disa.mil. Entries in ATAAPS must be made by the employee by Wednesday evening before the pay period ends.
The sole approval authority for overtime, compensatory time, and compensatory time for travel is the deputy to the garrison commander and the garrison commander of USAG Ansbach.
The objective of family housing is to provide adequate government-controlled quarters for all eligible personnel who are permanently assigned to the USAG Ansbach communities in a timely and efficient manner.
Recycling is the law in Germany. Everyone must abide by the host nation laws. Host nation ordinance requires separation of trash where generated (for example, at the home or workplace). This applies to everyone, including U.S. agencies.
Hazards must be identified for each operation, activity, project and event, and a written risk assessment must be completed, reviewed, and approved at the appropriate risk decision authority.
The wear of military uniforms, including physical fitness and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps uniforms, when off U.S. or host nation installations is prohibited. Military uniform wear is authorized for direct vehicle travel among domicile and U.S. or host nation installations only while traveling via an enclosed private, government, or rental vehicle.
All leaders will create a command climate that emphasizes and encourages help-seeking behavior. All Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians will receive suicide awareness and prevention training focusing on the identification of danger signs and what lifesaving actions should be taken.
Unless otherwise noted, all public pools, indoor and outdoor, are authorized swimming areas.