• Santa Claus and a firefighter, at left, appear to a crowd of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members during the garrison's tree-lighting ceremony at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    Tree lighting

    Santa Claus and a firefighter, at left, appear to a crowd of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members during the garrison's tree-lighting ceremony at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of...

  • Members of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach serve hot drinks to participants at the holiday tree lighting at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    Hot beverages

    Members of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach serve hot drinks to participants at the holiday tree lighting at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of...

  • Col. Christopher M. Benson, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, talks to Santa Claus, not pictured, before the lighting of a tree at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    Benson

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, talks to Santa Claus, not pictured, before the lighting of a tree at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at...

  • Santa Claus and a firefighter wave to a crowd of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members during the garrison's tree-lighting ceremony at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    Santa Claus

    Santa Claus and a firefighter wave to a crowd of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members during the garrison's tree-lighting ceremony at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck...

  • Col. Christopher M. Benson, second from right, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, and Command Sgt. Maj. William E. Funcheon, right, USAG Ansbach command sergeant major, recognize the Daniel family for their contributions to the USAG Ansbach community during tree-lighting ceremony at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    The Daniel family

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, second from right, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, and Command Sgt. Maj. William E. Funcheon, right, USAG Ansbach command sergeant major, recognize the Daniel family for their contributions to the USAG Ansbach...

  • The Duplesie family pose for photos after being recognized for their contributions to the community as U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Military Family of the Month for November, Month of the Military Family. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    The Duplesies

    The Duplesie family pose for photos after being recognized for their contributions to the community as U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Military Family of the Month for November, Month of the Military Family. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting...

  • Kelly Judd takes a picture of her son Jacob with Santa Claus at the Von Steuben Community Center at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach after the holiday tree lighting event Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    Picture with Santa Claus

    Kelly Judd takes a picture of her son Jacob with Santa Claus at the Von Steuben Community Center at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach after the holiday tree lighting event Dec. 4. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of...

  • The Ansbach High School Band performs holiday songs at the Von Steuben Community Center Dec. 4 following the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach holiday tree lighting event at Bismarck Kaserne. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian zone of Storck Barracks at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winners, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

    Holiday performance

    The Ansbach High School Band performs holiday songs at the Von Steuben Community Center Dec. 4 following the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach holiday tree lighting event at Bismarck Kaserne. USAG Ansbach also holds a holiday tree lighting at the pedestrian...

ANSBACH, Germany (Dec. 5, 2013) -- U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held a tree-lighting ceremony at Bismarck Kaserne Dec. 4. The event included a visit by Santa, a choir performance, warm refreshments, recognition of two outstanding families of the USAG Ansbach community, and the lighting of the tree.

After the event, the crowd moved to the Von Steuben Community Center where children got an opportunity to talk to Santa Claus and community members listened to the Ansbach High School band, ate and socialized.

USAG Ansbach will also hold a tree-lighting ceremony Dec. 6 at the Pedestrian Zone at Storck Barracks. The event begins at 6 p.m. There will be remarks, children singing, the announcement of the Military Family Contest winner, Santa Claus lighting the trees, caroling, food, and photos with Santa. To learn more, call 09802-83-2929 or DSN 467-2929 or call 09841-83-4663 or DSN 467-4663.

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