14. I am working on a project that may be of interest to you weather you are in search of friends or chasing memories.
Glad I found this blog.
I dont remember the names of the other places but I do remember one called the Flamingo. WebDuring World War II, the area now known as McKee Barracks was an aviation and pilot training school for the German Luftwaffe.
email@example.com. Crailsheim, (Mckee Barracks) was a great duty station and lots of fun. Thanks,Mike, Dear AmyI was stationed with the l/51st IN from March of 73 until June 76.
Is that even possible that we are that old?I looked for an old Army friend in Michigan who wasn't listed and I started calling people with the same last name.
For days, I just walked around the town and looked at all the things I remember. Webclockwork orange singing in the rain full scene.
We didnt have one when I was there. Webwear with pride to show where you served in Germany. us army crailsheim germanyhow to insert json data into database using java. one of my best friends (estus ray smith) a surveyor is still living in germany and a surveyor for the gov.
Thanks, Beth,Go to the McKee Barracks Alumni Facebook Page. I feel there are other forums for those doing genealogical research and that is not the purpose of this blog. Bundesliga, the second division of German basketball. but I also had some very interesting TDY experiences. The United States Army has 40 military installations in Germany, two of which are scheduled to close. Now going back to 1971 I new a girl from there who was a student stopping with my then girlfriend in Scarborough UK. Can you believe the waiter passed this up?
I was on the Base around 1976, married to Glen Bone who was the accountant for the Officers Club.
Yes, I have eaten at the Gasthaus Krone.
His name is Leslie Anthony Hill and he was a Sergeant back then. I remember the dances they held for pre-teens and teens at the community center.
There's a lot more info on the Facebook pages 'McKee Barracks Alumni' and 'New McKee Barracks Alumni' for those interested.Tom Woehrman, Dave Fingeroos again.For those that knew me in B battery,here is my email..firstname.lastname@example.org, Hi there, I am searching for my father. Otherwise, I can for sure talk it up as to what Crailsheim's like today. Ingrid Humphry, whose husband was based there between 1962 and 1965. Web137 Armor was stationed at McKee Barracks in Crailsheim, Germany from Jan 1958 June 1966. The Stern appears to have been preserved exactly as I remember it.
A portion of this field was destroyed in the Allied bombing in March, 1945, and There was a maintenance contact team from the maintenance Battalion in Illesheim. He moved on to Swabisch Gmeund after that where he met my birth mother. FromBastrop, La/ Lived in Rossfeld, with a wonderful couple (karl and trudel ehammer) while there.
you can get me at imdb.com frankie ray (I) its hollywood now. Kind wishes. Couldn't find our way around. What a shame! Also didn't care much for the annual trip to Grafenwehr. I remember my arrival there in the winter of '88 like it was yesteraday.
I appreciated your picture of where the front gate was but was sad to hear to base has been torn down asI would have enjoyed visiting it.
Join the Ansbach group on Facebook, there are several Crailsheimers there. When I got there they had transitioned to the Lance missile from the Sargent missile (I think). Went back in 2003 and McKee was bulldozed.
Remember the Bowling Ally and the best thing to do there was eat the pizza? I think I will not be partaking of that particular goody again anytime in the future. I remember heading over to a "disco" in Blaufelden on the weekends. I still miss that wonderful Engel Brau!-Leslie Seth Hammond, My wife and I were teachers at the Crailsheim American School from August of 1969 through June of 1971. My most recent visit was last month during the Volksfest. They achieved promotion again in 2018.
I just thought they were cool places to go for kalt bier und gute Ess. I too lived in Crailshiem from 1981-1988Worked in the McKee recreation center for many years, and miss this place alot. We did lose the USAREUR football quarter finals that year.A few of us made friend with the Bartel Family of Stimpfach. We went on a 30 day camping trip in the summer of '69 and got to see most of southern Germany and parts of Austria from a Rambler station wagon.Thank you for sharing with everyone.
I'm Ed Dewey, and I was an artillery surveyor in the 5/73, then the 2/42 (Lance) from early '72 until Aug. 74.If anyone remembers me, send me an email at: email@example.comEd, I was there as an artillery surveyor from early '72 until Aug. '74. Seemed like the longest three years of my life. I dont remember the names of the other places but I do remember one called the Flamingo.
This page is open to anyone who served at McKee Barracks and their family members.
Thank you for the grat photos. I bet she was there for 20 years ruling the roost with an iron fist.
I think it's Gretel post baking, Front and back detail of my new jeans with the sparkles, Grapes dangle invitingly over my front door. This page is open to anyone who served at McKee Barracks and their family members. I can be reached firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi all you Crailsheim fans,I was born and raised there. I can still recall the wonderful food, beer, friends, and good times. Please try to keep your posts relevant to McKee Barracks. I have many fond memories. Hi Amy,I was stationed with SVC Btry, 2/42 and 4/12 from Nov 86 to Jan 90. Please send to email@example.com.Thanks,Amy.
I badly want to go back and see some of it.
My husband was stationed in Crailsheim,1972-76.I met him there and we married in Crailsheim,One of our best men last name was Shipman.They were in a maintenance company.Because of his last name every one called him OD.We had 2 sons while there.I miss my home,think of Crailsheim often.We are retired in Alabama now.Thanks for the memories. Sid,I rememeber the Schmidts from the dry cleaning store, as well as Kurt and Annie from the Barber shop. And so diferent. 2 seconds ago 0 1 mins. I was given additional duties as FAC (forward air controller), and would ride out on an M113 PC along with the AF officer. In 1791 it became part of the Prussian administrative region, before returning to Bavaria in 1806 and becoming a part of Wrttemberg in 1810. Did you go to any of the dances at the rec hall? WebIt was redesignated at Ludwigsburg, Germany as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Support Group. My best friend, Gary, and I travel quite a bit through Europe. Farmers still worked the fields directly across Highway 14 from the main gate.
www.crailsheim-merlins.de. I have many fotos of McKee bks to be put in my book but these storie that I read in this blog are great. WebCrailsheim McKee Barracks on a US satellite image from 07 July 1977 - 1: Crailsheim Army Airfield; 2: McKee Barracks Source: U.S. Geological Survey Radio beacons AFN on frequency 1394 kcs 0.5 nautical miles east. (The bank was on the 2nd floor).
We were in the first building on the left across from the post main gate. Thanks. Unsere deutschen Freunde sind herzlich eingeladen, beizutreten! See 49 traveler reviews, 42 candid photos, and great deals for McKee Hotel, ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / inns in Crailsheim and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. Thanks for letting me share.Dave Delgado, Amy,I found your post about Crailsheim while looking up some information about the area. WebOfficial Facebook Page for McKee Barracks in Crailsheim, Germany. I often wonder what ever happened to my buddies.I was in 2/42 B-battery, artillery surveyor. I love Crailsheim, and Germany, and would gladly have never left. Thank you for your generous offer!By the way, did you ever eat at the Gasthaus Krone just down the road in Rofeld? I remember Dr's Taylor, Fink, and Fredrickson. Telephone Duty hours phone 2735-706/546, at other times 610/801. Please don't think your pictures won't make a difference no matter how obscure.Thank you to the author of this blog. We made friends on and off base that we have maintained through the years and have visited Crailsheim three times since 1976.
I'm still married to my wife and maybe once the kids are all gone, we may move back to Germany. I really loved it! I was an MP in the 7727 AU Rehab Center and Stockade. Hi Ted HaglerI was there from Jan 1958 until June 1957. Thanks for the memories! Unsere deutschen Freunde sind herzlich eingeladen, beizutreten!
I was the S-3 (training and Operations) clerk for HHC, 3rd Bn-37th Armor. Bethany, I remember Frau Linden.
Being in S-4 I traveled on supply business off base extensively and saw a lot of Bavaria.
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(Bear, Zigarets, Jack Daniels,.Sometimes we tavel to Wrzburg (Lighning Baraks, there was ab big shopping center, but the base is closed today) It was a grate time. Incorporated in 1338, it lies 32 kilometres (20 miles) east of Schwbisch Hall and 40km (25mi) southwest of Ansbach in the Schwbisch Hall district.
Saturdays afternoon movies for 25cents. WebMCKEE BARRACKS, GERMANY Air Force Units Army Units Coast Guard Units Marine Corps Units Navy Units Become a VetFriends Member Site Map Search Veterans & Personnel Photos, Humor, Stories & More Military Records & Resources Reunions, Parades, & Events Online Catalog About VetFriends My Profile MetLife Veteran Now that I am retired, I think I might want to take a trip back there even if things have changed. !Peggy Skolnick firstname.lastname@example.org. 0 0 Wow, what memories. greg webb was there. I thank you for posting your story and hope that somehow we can all keep in touch. The bakery made the best pretzels with a cheese that you smeared on the pretel. I especially enjoyed going on exchange trips to the local schools. Manuel Believe me, the old countryside had not changed much at all. hi im Frankie Ray aka ramond f hulin aka Snake lolim an actor now i was in the sheim 80-82 2nd 24 fa hq co. signal Looking for my sargent margerat kershner or my room mate ronald tim patterson man i have dreams almost weekly about that place the longing is so strong im walking around the empty post looking for everyone and im crying wishing i could find them. Some of the best years of my youth. I was stationed in Crailsheim with the 37th Armor from January 1958 to June 1959. I was stationed in Crailsheim from March 1975 to October 1978. I think of the place often, and would like to return for a visit.
March 26, 2023; monica cortez ktsm age I Remember the custom silkish German-American jackets with the German map on the back and the name of your home State and City on each sleeve (wear them out when off duty or weekends) that had one primary effect that was to make you look like a "Turtle" (Typically an E1/E2 just arriving from 21st Replacement Detach (Frankfurt) to his first permanent party unit. It would be nice to hear about or see pictures. Crailsheim was my first duty station, and I loved the fests, the people, the little kaserne atmosphere, taking the train to Robinson and Patch barracks in Stuttgart to go shopping or hanging out at the Stern or at the club in Neustadtlein, where I met my wife in 76.
It was around August every year.
Any help is welcome.Thank you in advance.Contact:LaLi97@gmx.deEsraIslertas@web.de, David Fingeroos here,Ironwood,Michigan. Festina Lente. Toggle menu. Det)from Oct 1973 to Dec 1975.My commander was Dr. Frank Taylor, who was an awesome guy.Dr. We very much enjoyed our time in Crailsheim and found people to be friendly and warm. The owners and the time were Horst Dreschner who is now deceased, and his wife Christa, who is much alive and soon to be retired. I hope you weren't in Hohenfels the year the advance party put up the big tents in the frozen ground, and then we had a rain, and all the tents fell on top of us. We were the post champs in flag football in '75. We moved to Jagsthiem about 1972 . I was a military brat and my father was stationed at McKee Barracks ?1977-79.
I lived with the Schmidts who owned the dry cleaners.
I have always thought about and missed some of my freinds. Also I remember when they brought the Cobra King in and set it at the entrance along with a cannon to represent the 78 field artilery. I remember one time when one of those Jets did a nose dive on the flag pole at the Post HQ, on their way back to their base. WebThe field is located 263 and 7.2 nautical miles from the Dinkelsbhl "DKB" VOR radio beacon and has a height of 423 m (1,387 feet) above sea level. My e-mail email@example.comThank you. I still have German friends who I talk and write to at least monthly. DMG, I love all those nice comments about Crailsheim. I could have picked a better MOS. The official start of the partnership was July 21, 1947, when the Daily Globe, the local daily newspaper, announced the sponsorship between the two towns about 8,000 km or 5,000 miles apart. We later moved into the military housing. McDaniel, I remember sledding down horseshoe hill. I'm firstname.lastname@example.org, Mark,My best friend at McKee Barracks was Jerry Thomas and he was a medic with HHC l/51. They made a point to photograph a lot of the building right before they were torn down. Fink, and Dr. Hinsley were the other officers.We had a couple of civilian ambulance drivers,Rudolf Bergman and Rudolf Hahn that were really good.I like to know of any group trips to Crailsheim , please contact me at email@example.com. Someone earlier said there was a McDonalds in Crailsheim. I can't remember the name of the place, but the food was great, the beer wonderful, and the atmosphere superb! We had very good friends from C- Btry 2/42 around 1976/77 in Crailsheim and reading these posts bring back memories.I have recently looked for some people, but can't find them: Margie and Zach Reyes, David Heath, Joe Hess, Michael Bachman, Mark Gleason, David Braunsteina shame I don't remember moreThey used to visit us in the "Forellenhof" and we had great Parties at the "old house" or went to Dnsbach Disco.Does anybody know them ?I do not live live in the Craislheim area anymore but have been there last summer and it really changed a lot. My husband was commander of the 595 Med.Co. WebNow $95 (Was $102) on Tripadvisor: McKee Hotel, Crailsheim. Good peeps, all of them.
Loved your story Amy. Hope you like visiting my second home.Keith, Hi Keith,Sorry for the delay in my reply! I had no idea that my small blog entry would generate such a number of posts! I time and place that I will always carry with me. Oh, you suspicious mindsit means "Fox Mill".
MAILING ADDRESS St. Matthew's Baptist Church P.O. !Oh yeah, those pilots loved to play pranks.I was in Germany back in 2003 to visit our daughter who is married to a career Army officer, and who was stationed in Kitzigen. I really had a great time there as did my friends in the 615th MPs. I actualy got to filmed in a TV documentary on how well the Americans and Germans got along here. Hannelore who was there between 1964 and 1966 and Mike who was there between 1961 and 1966. come on by and check em out https://www.facebook.com/groups/newmckeealumni/Frankie Ray. To be honest I don't remember who took over when I was leaving as my memory seems to be fading as the time goes on.
I still have a Crailsheim German police hat that I got from a German police officer.
Since I sadly have a hard time remembering people's names, the fact that I remember his should speak volumns.
When we lived there, Crailsheim was still a sort of quaint village.
firstname.lastname@example.org, I was at McKee Barracks 1970-72 with Company C, 1st maint Bn.
Webclockwork orange singing in the rain full scene.
I hope to hear from those folks who were there when I was.
My dad was stationed in Germany in the early 80's.
I remember Grafenwoehr, tent city, come to think of it not all memories are fond memories. HI All:Looks like I am the old timer here. All the friends I made growing up here that would soon be memories. I was assigned to the dispensary(16th.Med. I was one of the two squads of MP's living in bldg. hit up my youtube page hollywoodbadguy1anyone remember me or info on in anyone in hq please contact me.i got intouch with col van horn have his email. As the owner of this blog, I would love to have individuals post their memories and experiences about Crailsheim and/or McKee Barrakcs. Of course I can't remember a lot of names but Conne Balangi(sp), Paul Foster and a girlfriend with the last name of O'donnell or McDonell. Dear Amy,I was searching the web looking for some information about my time in the US Army. WebCrailsheim is a town in the German state of Baden-Wrttemberg. The sergeants were no the sharpest light bulbs in the pack and they did not treat us very nice because we were draftees with poor attitudes. WebI was in A 2/42 at Mckee Barracks Crailshiem Germany from 1982 thru 1986. Our last visit included an evening at the Muswiese fall market in Musdorf. It was very odd because everything was overgrown (obviously no grunts here to clean up and mow) and all of the buildings were empty. The "Sheim" was small but there were plenty of good times to be had.
Her daughter is soon college age. AFN radio was picked up from stations in Stuttgart, or Nurnberg. I've got to tell you, Sid, I never ask anyone's name so I have no clue who ran the laundry.
She volunteered at the Library and the Dental clinic and was a Girl Scout leader for a while.
By far the best radio station in Germany at the timeGod bless! It's been repeated here a few times but if you are a member of Facebook please join the McKee Barracks Alumni page. I too was stationed in Crailsheim from 88 through 91. The post had been torn down and the town was a lot bigger then.Sgt. I live in Al. what does not retained mean on job application.
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We were put on alert and had to stay in our barracks for two days wearing full combat gear.
Incredible that I would find my way here. Posted by | No Tags | why do liverpool fans never mention heysel | shooting in minot, nd today on why did john ventimiglia leave blue bloodswhy do liverpool fans It is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Pete,You were in CSC/1-51 at the same time I was in HHC/1-51 and B/1-51. Box 817 Williamstown NJ 08094 But I still have fond memories of being stationed there.
Iwould like to use them in my book on Mckee Bks. Like many of you it was some of the best years of my life. David Braunstein was my platoon leader in bootcamp at Ft Sill, and we arrived at Crailsheim together. I think I remember Joe Gadeau. Thanks for the memories!Mark Fogleman, Concord, NC. Mike and Ingrid. Do you have any pics of the post before it was demolished? send me a email.Thomas, Mr./Ms.
We were the 1963 Basketball and Flag Football Post Champions. The post and city was our playground. Dave Delgado,I was a dependent in Crailsheim from '75 - '79.
WebTwenty-four miles northwest of Ansbach, Storck Barracks is adjacent to Illesheim, and the Oberdachstetten Training Area and Franken Kaserne are located near Marktbergl. My son studied German in high school and college and had always wanted to visit Germany, so we went for 30 days in 2006. We lived in the apartment building that faced the main highway, right across the street from a house where I believe the post commander lived. Dear Amy, First let me say Merry Christmas ..My father was stationed at Mckee Barracks 72-74 lived on the post for a year in buiding 205 . 573rd Artillery and 51st Infantry was also there. During my time there (Jun of 76 - Dec of '79), I was SP/4 Reid, HHB, 2/42 FA (Lance). I lived in the BOQ for about a year and a half, then off post for a little over two years. In 1995 they moved into a new sports hall, improved, and were promoted in 2001 to the 2. My wife and I are glad we found this site. Eating at that marvelous snack shop above the PX. Your description of the "Dragon" lady in housing cracked me up!Michael Nagles, Crailsheim was one of the best experiences i have had in my life. The great civilians, the townsfolk welcoming us to their festivities. I too felt somewhat sad when I visited the former McKee Barracks and think about how it was 33 years ago. It was a seedy joint that offered totally nude dancers and dirty movies between shows. Fond memories, sad the post is gone.. Captain Blue served as a supply officer with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Support Group, at McKee Barracks at Crailsheim, Germany, in the 1980s. I was stationed here with the 1/51st from 81-83. I was station at McKee Barracks from August 1963 to February 1964.
Your comments on Craisheim bring back fond memories. This page is open to anyone who served at McKee Barracks and their family members. Only show this user. Its nice to know there are others that share the same feelings..Carlos, Carlos, I may have known you, probably did, actually. How time flies!I also don't have any particularly interesting stories to share wtih all of you, but I did a web search which produced a USAREUR aerial picture of the base in 1960I could pick out the bulding which housed the PX and snack bar, the movie theater, and the small shack outside the main gate where we bought our car insurance! I also owned a pig, given to me by friends of the Schmidts, who I named Damn It. Served at McKee Barracks when I was searching the web looking for some information about my time in the Luftwaffe. Crailsheim fans, I found your post about Crailsheim and/or McKee Barrakcs facing the main.! The rain full scene all you Crailsheim fans, I can for sure talk it up as what! 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Thank you for your comments! We lived there in 1967 & 1968 and lived in one of the buildings facing the main road. Glen was in Officers Traing School then stationed in Crailsheim. Amy,Great article about your visit to Crailsheim! During this action the Headquarters performed its mission in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq. The Man of the Hour flirting with the cameraor is it the cow? it was empty thoe.Later on the 78th field artilery and ocupited that part of it and then tore the the fience and 4 towers down. I just thought it would be lovely to get in touch if I could find her but I need to know if that is a full address? Webclockwork orange singing in the rain full scene.
Albert Pawlowski, I was there and they were my friends. I like the one about it being called a "Ranger Training Camp" by one of the base commanders who put it off limits. The units at McKee Barracks when I was there were the 1-51 Infantry, 1st AD, and 2-42 Artillery VII Corps Artillery.
Would love to locate Joe Godeaux, from Louisana, who was my roomate for a short time when I first got there. My wife is a born Crailsheimerin so we do return frequently. I was there from 87-90, in C Battery and Svc Battery. I can remember to the MCKee Baraks in Crailsheim.From 1990-1993 i have friends on the Base.
Michaela, Hi MichaelaI was in C-Btry 2/42 around 1976/78, and I knew all those dudes. 1963-1966: 3-37 Armor was stationed at McKee Barracks in Crailsheim, Germany 1966: 3-37 Armor moves from Crailsheim to Ferris Barracks in Erlangen, Germany 1966-1973: Ferris Barracks in Erlangen, Germany In 1985 it moved Headquarters to McKee Barracks, Crailsheim Germany. I would love to talk to you. The apartment buildings are now many different colors other than the beige color with "A" and "B" on them. The closest McDonalds was in Nuremberg where our Battalion HQ was located. If you are interested get in touch with someone you knew while you were stationed there. I was 12-13 years old at the time.I remember you could see the gate to commisary from our picture window and there was one building between us and the playground.One of the teachers was a Mr.Bettencourt or Bettingcourt, (not sure.) Mark,Don't remember what part Joe was from. We are working on a very important school project about the Barracks. Hope to hear from B battery guys real soon.
Other major units on post included the 1st.Bn 78th.FA and Combat command B.
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The Wilsons in Waveland lost everything during Katrina and had to build back, piece by piece.
I was with Battery B 5th BN 73 FA,(1972 thru 1974) lots of memories and two of my oldest boys still live in Crailsheim. It brought back great memories reading about your memories in Crailsheim. It would be awesome if any of you could help us and contact us to share some information about your experiences.
A friend of ours just sent us one.
We would drive away from our convoy to a hillside, and the AF officer with me would call "simulated air strikes" on our convoy. The best bier fests that I went to were in Rothenburg and Dinkelsbuhl. One of these days, I will return to Germany and visit the area. I remember walking guard duty around the motor pool when the weather was so bad you could not see past 20 feet because of the blizzard. We first lived in an apartment with a German family. They had the best Jagerschnitzel with their homegrown button mushrooms! great to see all the post and a shout out to mel chambers. Horseshoe hill was the best,played DYA sports "Go Green" think it was the "Cougars". Can you tell me if that is a full address or not? Take care and hope you are doing well Brother. Entrance to our quarters in Crailsheim-2 windows on the 3rd floor to left of the door, Entrance to our housing area in Crailsheim, Kreiskrankenhaus, Crailsheim, where Jordan was born, Dormer window in middle of pic is my bedroom, http://www.gitedestrasbourg.blogspot.com/, http://www.neuschwanstein.de/englisch/palace/index.htm, http://www.rothenburg.de/index.php?PHPSESSID=1bdd93510961394fa94fcfc86df96f97&get=121, http://www.schwangau.de/en/king_ludwig.html.
Hello, I lived at McKee from 1959 till 1963. I was assigned to the 545 MP company. McKee Barracks 1964 and 65 (dependant).
Hundreds of participants, thousands of photos and a lot of memories. He always let us into the Disco side even when most GIs couldnt get in. I was the last soldier at Crailshiem, I literally slid the keys under the gate when I left. I remember eating at the 3 Mark Schnitzel - sadly cannot remember its real name.
Amy,I am Seventy Four years old and was stationed at Crailshiem in 58 and 59. WebOfficial Facebook Page for McKee Barracks in Crailsheim, Germany. We would play other batteries and we had the best at that time. Is it possible that he spent a little time at the Gasthaus Stern. I felt like a civil war veteran looking over an old battlefield trying to explain to my wife and son where buildings had been located when I was stationed there. It's the only reason I joined Facebook. bob wilson is now living in waveland ms.if anyone wants they can email me at chambersharley03@gmail,com. It was where I fist learned that when you're headed down the hill directly at somebody, like so many things in life, it doesn't matter what direction you decide to go, just make a quick decision and stick with it. The combat command CO was Colonel Yow. I hope to run into some old friends on here. in the same town where they retired. If you have any other names of people you would like to find post them. I spent many hours playing foosball.