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Old 02-05-2017, 10:39 AM
 
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Old 07-19-2017, 08:39 AM
 
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I jumped into Wildflecken more than once with the 509th Airborne ABCT. On July 15, 1976, Charlie Capps and Mike Rohrer collided coming out of a C130 and died in a jump there. I think there is a plague beside DZ Hammelburg remembering them. Both good men. Charlie was a close friend.
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Old 07-19-2017, 07:28 PM
 
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I was never stationed at Wildflecken. Vicenza instead. I remember going up to Vilseck for a school around 97 timeframe and spending a weekend driving around one of my classmate's old stomping grounds.

Wildflecken had long since closed down as an American base, but the housing areas were full of cars with European plates and people from several different countries. Funny thing was all the houses still had names of their previous American occupants on the side. "SSG Jones, SGT Smith, etc".
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Old 07-25-2017, 06:14 PM
 
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I was stationed on the rock. In 92-93, of course I was in the military police company. We had a ball. I was one the few women in 536th MP company and we got along almost everybody. Well I did anyway. I truly enjoyed myself and if I could do it again with the same people and both the 11th ACR and the 54th Engineers I would do it all over again. Anyone who was stationed there well almost anyone would say we had a ball.

My first husband and I were stationed in Wildflecken 1992-1994.. he was 2/11 ACR. I worked for child development services. It was a tight knit community then, we were sent to Schweinfurt for the remainder of his tour. I remember that huge hill! I have good memories from there.
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Old 10-22-2017, 10:40 AM
 
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Greetings: I'm looking for someone that served in Fulda or Wildflecken, Germany. I was involved in a friendly fire accident in 1978 in Wildflecken. Would you know anything about that?

All the best to you. Douglass West
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Old 10-27-2017, 03:43 PM
 
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Small german towns are quite nice. I have never been to wildflecken (closest town I was in was Fulda). I was stationed in Hanau which is small (nearest big city is Frankfurt). I originally wanted to be stationed in Stuttgart but chose Frankfurt & regretted it.
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Old 11-09-2017, 04:19 PM
 
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I was there from 1981 to 1983. 1/68 Armor. Best duty station for me.
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Old 12-05-2017, 08:55 PM
 
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I was there for 6 mth. tour in 1978, Cold, but I loved it. B co. 2nd Bat. 7th Calvary out of Ft. Hood, Texas. Lost a good friend in a APC accident over there, Leroy Coates RIP
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Old 12-11-2017, 03:22 PM
 
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I also lived in wildflecken from 1968 to 1972. My Dad was stationed there. My Mom is German so it was great living in Germany
I was there in 1972. How old were you. I knew a Sylvia
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Old 12-13-2017, 04:57 PM
 
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Being stationed in Germany during the Christmas holiday is something else. It is quite festive. Hanau, Germany was modern compared to wildflecken but it was nice. My first xmas in Germany I was on guard duty @ my small base (23rd eng bn). I was on the night shift & it was freezing but no snow. My first 2 winters in Hanau (near Frankfurt) was cold & snowed a total of maybe 1/4 inch in 2 years. Go figure.
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