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Bamberg

For those who served in Bamberg.

Members: 193
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Bamberg 3 Replies

Started by Sigmund Fertig. Last reply by Steve Polli Dec 7, 2017.

WHAT WAS REALLY STORED AT SITE 33? 39 Replies

Started by Randy Garbrick. Last reply by valor j oshea jr Mar 8, 2015.

Little Switzerland 8 Replies

Started by Randy Garbrick. Last reply by Galen L. Schroeder Dec 28, 2013.

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Comment by Ron Lawrence on Monday

Nice, Glenn.....but if you want to impress me, give me directions to that House Of Ill Repute that was right across the street!  LOL...

And by the way, Bob, if you're going back for a visit, make sure you stop and see the museum they have set up in Mödlareuth.  The guy running the tours in English was formerly a Gak, and has some wrong information, but the tour is well worth it.  I've included a few pics.

Wonder how many of us took a ride in this old girl (sorry I couldn't rotate the pic)?

I never had the guts to steal one of these...and now it's TOO LATE!

Along with loads of restored vehicles in this giant shed, they have maintained the grounds exactly as they were before reunification (with the exception of the MASSIVE wind turbine that has been erected on the hill).  It will bring back loads of memories - I guarantee it.

Comment by Glenn Gutshall on Monday

Here's the Kassern in Hof:  https://goo.gl/maps/BojnSDe7nLQ2

Comment by Bob Reyes on Monday

Does anyone remember the name of the barracks or kaserne we stayed at while in Hof..?  or the sector we patrolled for that matter..?  I would like to find it on the map.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on December 20, 2017 at 9:35am

" MERRY CHRISTMAS " to all my Bamberg Brothers !

Comment by Dave Gettman on October 5, 2017 at 12:29pm

Jeffrey, feel free to post your group photos.

Comment by Michael H Worsham on October 5, 2017 at 11:31am

Hi Jeffrey, Long time. I was E Trp 3d platoon leader back then before transferring down to Nurnberg to be the Regimental Ammo Officer. SFC Kroner was my platoon sergeant. I have had contact with a few of the guys from my platoon but not many. Some of the troop are no longer with us. 

Comment by Jeffrey Wright on October 5, 2017 at 11:06am

Hi to you all, I was in E co back in 1977 1979 would like to know if any one is on this Base site from that time period and would like to see any Group Photo's My ID Call sign was  Eco 48 or 49 Recovery 2/2 Cav would like to hear back Thx...

Comment by Wayne M. Watters on May 1, 2017 at 9:38pm

Thanks, Bruce.  My son, who was like 8 years old at the time, said that he thought it was Warner II.  He just was there in April on vacation with his family.  The place sure has changed.  The housing area is now a refugee camp enclosed by chain link fence and the occupants throw rocks at folks outside the wire. 

Comment by Bruce Sorge on May 1, 2017 at 9:08pm
Wayne, Warner Barracks II
Comment by Wayne M. Watters on May 1, 2017 at 8:53pm

Can someone tell me what the name of the kasern for 2nd Squadron in Bamberg?  I remember the one across the street was Warner Barracks.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Toujours Pret!

 

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