Installation Overview --United States Army Garrison (USAG)Schinnen, Netherlands
By Rod Powers
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AFNORTH International School
Photo Courtesy U.S. Army
There is an elementary and a middle/high school at Brunssum, both operated by America's DoDDS. There is also a DoDDS elementary school at Geilenkirchen. USAG Schinnen is also served by the K-12 AFNORTH International School (AIS), which was established as a private school in 1967 by the four founding nations: Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany. In addition to students from the four sponsoring countries the school also has Danish, Norwegian, Turkish, Greek and Portuguese students. The school has attractive classrooms, laboratories, a cafeteria, a library and a sports complex.