• Sabine Searles, a firefighter at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, demonstrates the danger of a grease fire during the Safety Office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

    Grease fire demonstration

    Sabine Searles, a firefighter at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, demonstrates the danger of a grease fire during the Safety Office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

  • Civilian employees of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach learn about winterizing vehicles during the garrison Safety Office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

    Winterizing vehicles

    Civilian employees of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach learn about winterizing vehicles during the garrison Safety Office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Glaser, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, demonstrates the correct use of a fire extinguisher during the Safety Office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

    The heat is off

    Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Glaser, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, demonstrates the correct use of a fire extinguisher during the Safety Office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

  • E. J. Singleton, safety manager at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, talks to an audience of the garrison's civilian employees before Winter Safety Day begins Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

    Winter safety pre-brief

    E. J. Singleton, safety manager at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, talks to an audience of the garrison's civilian employees before Winter Safety Day begins Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

  • Elizabeth Schuster-Shoaf, the public health nurse for Katterbach Health Clinic, talks to an audience of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach civilians about the importance of proper nutrition during the colder winter months during the Safety Office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

    Proper nutrition

    Elizabeth Schuster-Shoaf, the public health nurse for Katterbach Health Clinic, talks to an audience of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach civilians about the importance of proper nutrition during the colder winter months during the Safety Office's Winter...

  • Dr. Shayne Gallaway, the suicide prevention program manager for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Army Substance Abuse Program, talks to an audience of garrison employees about the resources they have to combat depression during the garrison safety office's Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks.

    Suicide prevention

    Dr. Shayne Gallaway, the suicide prevention program manager for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Army Substance Abuse Program, talks to an audience of garrison employees about the resources they have to combat depression during the garrison safety office's...

ANSBACH, Germany (Nov. 14, 2013) -- Cold weather is arriving in the Franconia region of Germany. This can mean icy roads, kitchen fires, winter sports accidents, seasonal mood disorders, and hypothermia.

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Safety Office held its Winter Safety Day Oct. 28 at Duggan Gym at Barton Barracks to educate garrison personnel on how to combat these potential problems. The event included training on winter driving, winterizing vehicles, fire extinguisher use, proper nutrition, cold weather acclimation, first aid, automated external defibrillator use, suicide prevention and hunting and skiing safety.

In case of emergencies, the military police at USAG Ansbach can be reached at 09802-83-114 or DSN 114 for the Ansbach-area kasernes and at 09841-83-114 for the Storck Barracks area, the fire department at USAG Ansbach can be reached at 09802-83-117 or DSN 117 for the Ansbach-area kasernes and at 09841-83-117 or DSN 117 for the Storck Barracks area, and the ambulance at USAG Ansbach can be reached at 09802-83-116 or DSN 116 for the Ansbach-area kasernes and at 09841-83-116 or DSN 116 for the Storck Barracks area. These telephone numbers should be programmed into cellular and other phones for easy access.

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