Hanau says goodbye to U.S. troops

Hanau says goodbye to U.S. troops

There are 1518 comments on the Stars and Stripes story from Aug 7, 2008, titled Hanau says goodbye to U.S. troops. In it, Stars and Stripes reports that:

Col. Ray Graham, left, U.S. Army Garrison Hessen commander, and Hanau's Lord Mayor Claus Kaminsky show off the presents they exchanged following the garrison's closure ceremony on Pioneer Kaserne in Hanau, ...

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Patricia Lavenz Goff

Cabot, AR

#1263 Jun 9, 2013
I am looking for Nancy Miller. We grew up together in Hanau and I heard she was living in Kissingen. If anybody knows her please let her know that I am looking for her. Her parents were Lawrence and Sylvia Miller and they were stationed on Lamboy in the 70's.

Apo, AE

#1265 Jun 10, 2013
If she is married - do you know the husbands name as it would possibly assist finding her.

Little Rock, AR

#1267 Jun 10, 2013
Nope. I heard she got divorced so I am not sure what it is now. Wish I knew more. I know her father left Germany for El Paso but she came back and her mother called my mother to watch over her when she got here because she was 17 and her husband had an unaccompied tour cause they got married after he got his orders.

Huntsville, AL

#1268 Jun 11, 2013
SFC Glenn Shepard wrote:
I was stationed in Hanua on Pioneer from June80-Dec83 in the 81st Maintenance Company Bld 10, I think it was. Yes the soldiers and community there were family and had the times of my life there. EToneys by the end gate got most of my paychecks, but the food and drinks were wonderful. We worked hard and even played harder, but times have changed and I will always misss the way it was over there.
Did you know Amos Long
Alvin Simmons

Houma, LA

#1269 Jun 14, 2013
I was with 296 cc&s co. from Nov. 65 to June 68. Made many friends. Learn much and enjoy
My stay. Will never forget Hanau, Germany.
gene burleson

Asheville, NC

#1270 Jun 16, 2013
i was i the 88th hem from 1972-1973
Robert Gift

Washington, DC

#1271 Jul 2, 2013
Stubbs wrote:
Do anyone remember the Skyline Club off Lamboystrase? Or the 261st Signal Co. On Hutier and Piorneer
I remember the 261st Signal. That was my company HQ. I was the Detachment commander at the Wildflecken site. One of the best duties I ever had. Maybe once a year someone from the company would come to visit.
Robert Gift

Washington, DC

#1272 Jul 2, 2013
I was with the 261st. HQ was located in Hanau and I was the Detachment Commander at the Wildflecken site from 1980 through 1983. Best duty ever in Germany. Never seen anyone from the company but maybe once a year.
osce archie

United States

#1273 Jul 18, 2013
hi patricia.back in germany now stationed in Kaiserslautern.how have you been.Have not heard from you in a while.
Jeff dague

Norristown, PA

#1274 Jul 20, 2013
Connor wrote:
Is there anyone on here that used to go to Pepi's in Erlensee?(1986-1988) There was a very tight knit group of us that used to frequent it. We were always treated great by Alex. Drop me an email if you want.
[email protected]
I was stationed on Fleigorhorst with the 1/32 FA 1982-83. We went to Pepi's a lot. Drank many Bindings there and ate much Jagerschnitzel. Had a great time but wish I had taken more time to take in the culture.
Steve Scholz

Lisbon Falls, ME

#1275 Jul 23, 2013
At pioneer 72/73. Mess hall cook . Lived over mess hall. Great buddies and time there.
611 Bar

United States

#1276 Jul 25, 2013
Bill Coughlin wrote:
For the folks on this forum I found a great Facebook group "US Army in Hanau Germany" Great folks, pics and memories.....
Are you the same Bill from the 611.
611 Bar

United States

#1277 Jul 25, 2013
Are you the same Bill from the 611?

Little Rock, AR

#1278 Jul 25, 2013
osce archie wrote:
hi patricia.back in germany now stationed in Kaiserslautern.how have you been.Have not heard from you in a while.
I was in Stuttgart last November. Probably going again this November. My mother is now in Stuttgart so I don't get to Hanau very often. I didn't realize that K-town was still open. Wow! Been a long time since I was there.
Bill Coughlin

Howell, NJ

#1279 Jul 25, 2013
611 Bar wrote:
Are you the same Bill from the 611?
Was that a bar in Hanau?
Ralph Castillo

El Paso, TX

#1280 Jul 31, 2013
I was stationed at 149th between 1994 and 1998. Trying to find some news on an electronic technician name Jeff Spad....evi...cia.

I can't come up with a good guess for the spelling

If you can help please email me.

thanks in advance

[email protected]

Little Rock, AR

#1282 Aug 1, 2013
osce archie wrote:
hi patricia.back in germany now stationed in Kaiserslautern.how have you been.Have not heard from you in a while.
How are you doing? Excited to be back in Germany? I miss it a lot sometimes but I like owning property here which being single I couldn't afford there.
Kevin Moran

Laconia, NH

#1283 Aug 2, 2013
Stisi-Williams wrote:
I was station in Hanau @ Hessen-Homburg at 45th Medical Battalion between Jan 1984 and Jan 87. I used to party at the 23nd Engineer Club and I also worked @ the Hohenflug (bar with all the airplane seats) just up the road. I extended for a year and moved off post and it was the best time of my life.
Hello, I was in HQ Co., 45th Med. Bn. from July 1977 to Jan. 1980. I lived on "Hessen-Homberg", & worked at the D.M.S.O. on
"Hutier". Spent a lot of time,(& money), at the 23 club. At that
time , we had First Sgt.Goss followed by Top Brumell. I hung out
with Ralph Green & Ben Sullins, Anybody out there remember this
bunch ? Spec. 4 Kevin Moran (From Boston)
Patricia Lavenz Goff

Cabot, AR

#1284 Aug 3, 2013
James wrote:
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Did you know Amos Long
I practically lived at E-Tonys from 76-82. If any of my friends got rowdy and spilled beer Tony would tell me that I knew where the mop was (back by the bathrooms). Inge and Angie were waitresses and knew me well too! Angie was so sweet she even fooled around with my ex husband (not ex at the time). Ha!
Bob Deal

Portland, OR

#1285 Aug 10, 2013
REPLY TO: Robert Richards
I was a dependent attending Hanau American Middle School in the 1955-56 era. I recall the Principal Mr. Casper as well as our basketball coach Mr. Harold Liston and an English Teacher Ms. Jean Frazier. I am in touch with a few of the kids from back then. I'm sorry I don't recall you. I played on the school basketball team and like you I have nothing but fond memories of the time we spent there. I now live in Vancouver, WA. There is a Hanau Germany forum on Facebook you can look up and see a couple pictures of me. Take care, Bob Deal.
Robert Richards wrote:
Hi there Marvin,
I was there as a dependant child and my dad was with I believe the 37th engineers and this was from 1953-55. We liven in the Pioneer Kaserne and I believe it was only dependant housing at that time and I didn't know there was a #1,2,etc. The one we lived in was located just down the hill from the RR underpass, where a right turn took you into where the barracks were and a sharp right into the dependent housing area. On the other side of the tracks was a place called Argonne Kaserne which was all officers and where the elementary school I attended was located. There was a baseball diamond, PX and movie theatre in the barracks area and I would sneak through holes in the fence which separated housing from barracks so I could play pool in the dayrooms. I can't recall the name of the school but the principal's name was Mr. Casper. I have a lot of memories from being over there, my dad was already there and my mother and I sailed to Bremerhaven, took a train to Frankfort where my dad picked us up and we initially stayed at a different Hanau kaserne called the Yorkhof prior to moving into the Pioneer Kaserne. In 1955 I played for the Hanau Bullets baseball team and we won the National championship that year. In many ways I wish I could have been an adult at that time but still, like you, have some great memories. All the best to you. Bob]Derby Town, USA, 12/08. Oh what memories of Pioneer Kaserne and Hanau! The Jolly Bar, Lamboy Strasse, the old Bahnhof, the park (with WWII bomb shelters still there), Horst, Hans, Helga, Ellie... MPC's and then the conversion to greenback $$$ in '58, and the chaos that resulted -"entertainers" and taxi drivers wanting GI's to change their MPC's for them... So many buddies and German friends...I was stationed at Pioneer with the 509th. AFA Bn, 3AD, from 1956 until 1958, and with the 2/73rd. Bn., 3AD from '58 until summer 1959. Hans and the workers at the Pioneer Club - thanks for tolerating myself and the other wild GI's who packed the club on payday (once a month), brought our German girlfriends there for dances, Christmas parties... been back to Pioneer three times... excited the first time (1965), had a lump in the throat the last ('89). Back then was treated well by the folks in stadt Hanau... Oh the memories. Too too many memories...

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