My skills may have been with the photography end of things, but not necessarily the heavy work orders we processed for copy work, and portrait, IG and provost marshal photo support. We were housed and rehearsed on the 3rd floor of a building that I think was Bldg. These changes were necessary because the former USAACOM district organizations had no semblance of uniformity and did not reflect current support responsibilities, facility and manpower needs, or the number of personnel supported.
Forces Support District, Bremerhaven Provisional. Some members of the unit did work at a comm ctr. Post December — August Col J.
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The status of Augsburg, Munich, and Stuttgart remained unchanged. He would assume this pose any time a camera was pointed at him and hold it until the shutter clicked. To make sure that audiences in the area like shows booked, Domos tests them on a typical audience of servicemen. The Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics was assigned responsibility for the installation-and-service-type functions formerly administered by two separate divisions. Unfortunately, word came down that the Band was being relocated to Kaiserslautern in May of It was arduous work as the transport companies were using tactical vehicles for 4 to mile trips.
They had a large antenna field hooked up to there system. From to , it was known as Nurnberg Post. Heidelberg, 16 Friedrich Ebert Allee. By immediately I mean that their home areas must be cleared in a matter of a few hours.
We provided fixed plant communications for V Corps fighting units. A related development was the consolidation of all military police units of the two area commands and their assignment to a single military police group subordinate to USAACOM headquarters. At the same time, the Hohefels training area was assigned to 7ATC.
The area command consolidation realized manpower savings of military spaces, the military police reorganization, Within the District are stationed major Infantry elements and numerous Corps and Artillery, technical and supply units. Rail Branch - operates the Rail Transportation Offices typically located at major train stations.
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Under that concept, the complex commander was responsible not only for the depots and maintenance facilities but also the support of members of the forces present in his area. Much of my reporting 'efforts' were, in fact, actually 'propaganda' in nature and centered around improving German-American relations. Who can help identify where the transmitter site was located? The dependent housing was the same in both Baumholder and Pirmasens in regards to phone maintenance although we were required to distribute new phone books through out the dependent housing area.
More than 2, axles have been rebuilt in that first year. Payne is rotating to the US in a few months. The th Army Band - appropriately attired in colorful costumes - participates in a German Faschings parade in Frankfurt Webmaster's collection.
On 1 March we stopped in Southampton to disembark some personnel. In addition there are 72 education centers for the American community plus 45 elementary and high schools with an enrollment of 33, That support includes operating telephone exchanges, tape relay centers, photo laboratories, film libraries and maintenance and supply centers. During a break behind the bleachers, the band ran in a circle around the drummers, did a rain dance, threw our hats on the ground and made whooping sounds for a few minutes, then got back in the stands to play -- and it actually rained after another inning.
Lt Col Nelson C. Department of the Army Civilian The average time for originating traffic is 19 minutes from the time it is delivered to the communications center to the time it is actually punched out on the teletype for circuit transmission. The kids were from families who were stationed there in the Army. The NACom film laboratory is also located at Heddernheim.
The military situation was such in Europe at that time that the Soviet Union had more 'paratroopers' alone stationed in the Eastern Block nations than we had total troops in all of NATO - all participating countries! To the best of my knowledge, the Northern Area Command was an organization set up to do house keeping duties for units of the Seventh Army and in the Northern Area of V Corps of the 7th Army. From Zweibrücken we went all over Europe. The kids were from families who were stationed there in the Army. Later on, they moved us behind the wire with the 97th General Hosp.
The German Youth Activities established by General Clay have been an important step in the right direction. I served as instructor and was also sent to school to be a public information specialist. The aerial above shows the Betts Housing area s - this is where the AU was billeted in the s. They had a large antenna field hooked up to there system.
- Because it is highly impractical to read all incoming relayed messages, each tape on which the messages are handled is monitored and retained for 24 hours. After we started playing they would close the windows. Remember those rural roads?
- Also one area throughout the woods was ammo dumps with no guards or fenced off. I went to Off basic at Fort Monmouth in a class of 27, including 25 engineering grads, mostly electrical engineers. The Nurnberg District has its headquarters in the town of Nurnberg, or, as English speaking people call it Nuremberg, and the area controlled therefrom extends some miles along the Czechoslovakian border and an additional 60 miles along the boundary of the Russian occupied zone of Germany. I recall a snack bar aross an open area near the WAC barracks and remember the Univ. Unfortunately, word came down that the Band was being relocated to Kaiserslautern in May of Lt Col Roy W.
Supplies shipped from the United States flowed through European ports to dispersed depots, from which they moved to U. Neubrucke hospital - I don't believe I ever went there but others may have. Without seeing them violating a rule I was taught at Officer basic training. Email from Philip Koslow, 30th Army Band,
On the road between Dahn and Rodalben you could see occasionally storage bunkers. As I surf the web now, I cannot find anything about the th Army Band, its activities, or its personnel during and after my time. I was unaware if they had an engineer unit that worked on base doing various jobs at the different buildings in Baumholder. Commanding Officers, Headquarters Area Command. Athletic contests in which the Americans compete with the Germans are of increasing significance. Hoskot, HACom commanding officer, cased the colors at a regimental review, signifying the deactivation of the command and its incorporation into Northern Area Command NACom , effective April 1.
I still have the ship newsletter from that day. Around Nurnberg there are several thousand dependents of military personnel as well as United States civilians and their dependents. A machine allied trades shop has been established -- this is where basic parts are reclaimed or manufactured for the supply field and maintenance sections. Our office was on the first floor of the Hochhaus.