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ANSBACH, Germany (April 6, 2022) – The Resilience Games landed in Ansbach, starting Thursday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. with the “Resiliency Run” as a launch event.

The games are a series of events that will test unit resilience, bringing Ansbach’s military community together in friendly yet intense competition.

From April to July, members of the Ansbach military community will have the opportunity to participate and earn points for their team in the Resilience Games.

The event includes families, children, civilians and local nationals. Anyone who is part of the unit can participate and earn points.

The United States Army Garrison (USAG) community of Ansbach has been divided into six different teams that can earn points.

Teams include 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, V Corps, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery, USAG Ansbach, Ansbach Health Clinic and the associated medical units.

“We’re doing this to bring the community together, to have that cohesion, and to be able to make that connection with other members of our community,” said Ready and Resilient Integrator Young Hwang, one of the event organizers. . “Promoting resilience and building relationships within the community is a huge win,”

Each month has a theme and will have the main event which all families and units are encouraged to attend.

April’s theme is ‘Resilience Games’, May’s theme is ‘Warrior Games’, June’s theme is ‘Medieval Games’ and July’s theme is ‘Squad Games’.

“We want you to be able to spend time with your family, this event is not just for military or civilians. We want you to bring your family and have fun together,” said Johna Kim, victims advocate for the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program (SHARP), explaining that the main events of each month are all scheduled on Thursdays because it’s family time. for many units.

Main events are where units will compete head-to-head to earn points and take the lead. They are scheduled for April 7, May 5, June 7 and July 7.

April’s main event is “Prevention Run”, May’s main event is “Archery Tag & Dodgeball Tournament”, June’s main event is “Archery & Ax Throwing”, and July’s main event is “Red Light, Green Light & Tug of War”.

The event will also feature a variety of games for children to play with their families so no one is left behind.

To participate in the Resilience Games, look for the “RG” logo where you will find QR codes placed on participating services or events for you to scan.

Select your team/unit, complete the short online form and you’ll earn points to help your team win.

“People don’t know about all the different resources available to them on this facility. That’s why it’s a great opportunity to showcase available programs and services if someone needs help or assistance,” Hwang said.

The event will highlight USAG Ansbach resources and services in their entirety.

“Resilience is not about the component, it’s about the sum of the whole, and how it is always greater,” said Col. Karen Hobart, commander of USAG Ansbach. “It’s about both the individual and the community, and you shape the community you build through your participation,”

The winner of the Resilience Games will be declared at the end of July and whichever team wins the trophy will hold the trophy for one year in addition to bragging rights.

“It’s a way of looking at resilience holistically and for the community as a whole, because the whole community is working on the idea that this is how you build resilience through participation,” Hobart said.

Learn more about your neighbors and our community and have fun building resilience every time you participate.

Be sure to participate and start racking up those points for your team.

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