Fischbach army depot-NATO site 67
Harry David Worley

Dalton, GA

#396 Feb 24, 2014
Paul Hamel wrote:
I was in the 64th ord.from march 73 to september 74 had some great times thereand some bad ones to.Got my ass chewed up by german border patrol dog. rabie shots suck. any body else there that time.had some great times in ludenswinkel. remember chris who owned the guest house
Hey Paul..I was there 72-74...I was company clerk for 575th-64th and worked sometimes at Bn Hq. I have trouble remembering names. I probably knew you. Haven't found anyone else from our time there.
Vito Tony Brienza

West Haven, CT

#397 Feb 24, 2014
David Hudson wrote:
<quoted text> Lee married a guy from my neck of the wood philly they called me when Elliot rotated back to the states That was her second or third GI husband never did meet up with even though they lived less then 5Miles from me
Yes Lee Married a guy named Marco, he was also stationed in the 193rd or maybe the 165 in Fischbach, don't remember now. She was also married to another american prior to my tour in Germany, and she had a son with him, but she didn't have custody of him. When we left she was pregnent, she had the baby , and they both went back to the states with Marco.
any how this has brought back a lot of memories.
david youmans

United States

#402 Mar 13, 2014
yes, tragedy about jimmy matlock. he died nov 11 , 1980. good kid, young, 22 yrs old. married, a pregnant wife. I was in tower 5 , late at night, cold, heard all the action on the radios. heard a faint thump thump of helicopter blades coming, got louder and louder. took jimmy away. then the helicopter left. silence.
cpt. manaker died in his sleep in germany right after that..
and those stupid dog handlers broke in a storage bunker. one of em ended up in ft. leavonworth.
life is life.
Charles c Clevenger was a good friend of mine.
I wonder where they all are today, how many are still kicking and how many of them are no longer around..
Ken Parcell

Saginaw, MI

#403 Mar 20, 2014
Harry David Worley wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Paul..I was there 72-74...I was company clerk for 575th-64th and worked sometimes at Bn Hq. I have trouble remembering names. I probably knew you. Haven't found anyone else from our time there.
I was in the 575th as a seargent missle test equipment repairman.I got there in January 1972 and left february 1974, So we were there at the same time. Hard to remember names from so long ago but yours sounds familar. Did you know Lt. kirsten? Lenoard Tworek?
John Ryan

Champaign, IL

#404 Apr 27, 2014
george comtois wrote:
I was there with the 193rd MP Co.'60/61 but had a tab at Sophies in Ludiswinkle. Loved the beer - Parkbrau - but could have done w/o "The Hill." You could disappear your brain with shots of Hennesy & bottles of Parkbrau and do it for less than $3.00. Course you paid for it the next day.
I was there about that time. The company commander was universally despised, a captain named Scott. The thing I remember was the beauty of the place, at least in Summer..winter not so much...I'm in touch with Rodger Geiger, who was the mailman. Also spent time at Sophies, no towers then, just raggedy-ass guard shacks. I was the guy who painted the eyewash signs above the platoon bays, all crossed pistols and yellow and green...Anything to stay out of the woods. There was a guy named (I think) John van Gorder who "went on strike", anybody remember that? Also one guy who ALWAYS had a plug of chewing tobacco in his mouth, so constant that his ID picture showed the bulge in his cheek, the grass outside the window of his platoon bay was all dead from tobacco juice.
susan johnson

Hingham, MA

#405 Apr 30, 2014
Kevin Brown wrote:
I was stationed in Fischbach '64-'66 w/64th Ord Co
spent evenings in Ludwigswinkel at Pops on the lake
may still be there, played fooseball, beat locals. Kept manuals for ordinance - Nike Hercules etc.
there were 3 of us, we discharged out close together, didn't stay in touch much. Spent some time with the wonderful Klar family in Ludwigswinkel, made being in the boonies bearable.
Busch was C/O, Patterson was top kick. discharged Sept '66.. Rarely look back..
..My husband < Al Johnson was stationed in Fischbach from 64 til 67 he told me so many stories of the place and his friends there, Mike Jones from upstate N.Y.,Raul Cruz from NYC, he and Raul had a couple of little money making gigs while he was there ...nothing illegal
susan johnson

Hingham, MA

#406 Apr 30, 2014
my husband Al Johnson was stationed in Fischbach from 64 til 67. He loved his time in Germany and spoke often of friends he had made....Mike Jones from upstate N. Y., Raul Cruz from NYC,We kept the postal service busy while he was there, I remember him speaking of Pops,and the local bakery where he claimed they had the best bologna and "case" sandwiches ever.Sadly he passed away in 2010, we had 4 children ( 2 sons, 2 daughters ) and 9 grandchildren, and many , many happy days together. He was a great story teller and could always make me laugh, even when i was annoyed with him.
Vito Tony Brienza

West Haven, CT

#407 Apr 30, 2014
I was at the 193rd MP Co in Dahn, 1965 through 1966, worked in Fischbach, I was in the 4th platoon next to the mess hall, have been trying to locate Marty Berkowitz, lost contact years ago, we were good friends, also trying to loacat Jack Diorio, he was stationed in Fischbach same time, would appriciate if any one knows of them or their location now.
I have to say looking back, we had some great times, a lot of great times!!
Patrick Underwood

Alexandria, VA

#408 May 1, 2014
I was stationed at Fischbach (64th ORD) from '77 until '80, a great time in the German vacationland. Petersbachel, Busenberg, Dahn, Parkbrau Bier (the Pirmanator was a Terminator) and the food/wine all bring back fond memories. Must admit you tower-rats and your "Duck" game kept things lively at the time. Proud to have served and lucky to have 'survived' the good times.
John Tillman

United States

#410 Jun 11, 2014
I was there 88-90. I loved Germany, and even have some fond memories of the Bach. A cold beer at Pete's, The Eye, some ruins around the area, did I mention a cold beer at Pete's?
I know things always look better when looking back, but I can't help but look back fondly on some of the many memories I made as an MP.
brian c toney

Rock Creek, OH

#412 Jul 14, 2014
William woodard wrote:
<quoted text> Brian c Tobey I was there during that time.I was in the motor pool.
i was in motorpool too with heard, guy young, salisbury, strickland 84 85

Cincinnati, OH

#413 Jul 19, 2014
Charlie wrote:
I was in that wonderful place from 1968 to 1970. I was in the 575th Ord.

I was in the 575th from 68-71. worked in FMTS and played softball and visited as much of Europe as I could.

Cincinnati, OH

#414 Jul 19, 2014
I was in 575th from 68=71, worked in the FMTS (third shift), played fast pitch softball, and visited as much of Europe as I could.

Cincinnati, OH

#415 Jul 19, 2014
HARRY l.Bisnet. You were from Parsons Kansas. Do you remember Peter the Ghost ?
Don, 575th ORD. 68=71. Keith, the story I heard was that a French man named Peter Blahoo (sp) was captured by the Germans and killed on the Depot. As told by Sandy.
John Kulaga

Warren, MI

#416 Aug 15, 2014
germain heyl wrote:
was at the 193rd mp company from 1966 to 1968 any other guys around from then?
Germain,I also was in the 193 rd between 1966 and 1968.We were in the same barracks and bunked close to each other.Sheffield was near us also.

I also remember the 5 ton rides to Fishbach and working 9 days on (3 days on each shift) and then 3 days off.

I hope you are doing well.

Birmingham, AL

#417 Aug 20, 2014
i was at the bach 84-86 2nd platoon. There is a Tower Rat website: where you can meet other tower rats from different sites, they have pictures and organize reunions. Take a look. My user name there is Masterblaster.

Houston, TX

#418 Sep 11, 2014
Wally World wrote:
I was there from about Sept '84 - Mar '86. 165th MP Co.
Hey this is William Lynch. I was in 15th M.P. CO also. What is your full name? Also, is there anything out there or programs for us that were out there? That microwave field had to have damaged us some kind of way!

Madison, WI

#419 Oct 1, 2014
I was in the 193rd at Dahn during 1968-69. Floyd Flinchum, Brian Dwyer, Karl Johnson, are you out there?

Casselberry, FL

#420 Oct 12, 2014
Whoville wrote:
Nice to see all the posts from the various years of service. I was there from 80-82. Nothing like watching grass grow. Sorry to hear Pete's closed, Euro-disco et al. A lot of good memories of friends and travel. Rented the animal house in Petersbachel - what a hoot! Got in a lot of trouble with the CO on numerous occassions, but 19 and out of country, what do you expect? BAF units forever....
I was in k9 from 80-82...Stein..I had tippy. Where were you..Loved Pete's place

Birmingham, AL

#422 Oct 14, 2014
there is so stuff about Ft. McClellan toxic site while we were there for OUST. Check and this link

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