Smile, It’s ARTEP Season

In Berlin, the months between early to mid fall were the month known as ARTEP season. If you don’t know or remember ARTEP stands for Army Training and Evaluation Program. This was the annual test of unit skills in a simulated combat situation. It was like our “final exam” for the year. The way it Read more about Smile, It’s ARTEP Season[…]

Registry Update #2 for February 2017

Hey everyone, Just a quick update to let you know the following unit registries have been updated with information collected through January 31, 2017. B 4/6 • CSC 4/6 • HHC 4/6 • 40 Armor • 298 Army Band • A 6/502 • A 5/502 • CSC 4/502 • 94 FA • 592 SSC • Read more about Registry Update #2 for February 2017[…]

It’s 2017 & How Are You?

Greetings all, It has been a while since I last posted on this blog page. A lot has happened and I do hope you had a WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS and continue having a HAPPY NEW YEAR! (Yep, it has been that long) I have talked about the December 19th terror attack in Berlin on the other Read more about It’s 2017 & How Are You?[…]

Remembering Christmastime in Berlin

I hope you are having a wonderful Holiday Season. Have you seen the latest images from Berlin? For as much as the times have changed, one thing that has not changed is Christmastime in Berlin. The Christmas Markets all over Berlin are open for business. Traditional Gingerbread Hearts, Gluhwein, Bratwurst, and all the other great Read more about Remembering Christmastime in Berlin[…]

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 9 September 1945-1994

Not every day in the Berlin Brigade was full of history making events then again being in West Berlin was history in the making for all members of the US Army Berlin Command, Berlin Garrison, US Army Berlin Brigade or whatever it was known any time during the almost 50 years of US Forces in Read more about This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 9 September 1945-1994[…]

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 1 Sept 1975

Pan Am Airlines and British Airways start flying in and out of Berlin exclusively at Tegel Airport. Prior to the completed expansion at Tegel both air services had used Tempelhof Airport. Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – September 1958

In one of the few joint projects to take place during the Cold War, the restoration of Brandenburg Gate, badly damaged during the war, is concluded when the quadriga (restored in West Berlin) is returned to the top of this historic monument (located in East Berlin). —-> Exact Date Not Available <—- Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 30 AUG 78

A Polish civilian aircraft on a scheduled flight from Gdansk, Poland, to Schoenefeld Airport in East Berlin, was diverted and forced to land at Tempelhof Airport in the United States sector of West Berlin. Save Save Save