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April 2017 – Registry Update (supplemental)

Registry Update Notice

Through this blog post I want to share with you the following unit registries have been updated with information collected through April 28, 2017.

Service Company (Special Troops) • 42 Engineer Co. • B 4/18 • A 3/6 • HHC 3/6 • 287 MP

As always, the password to enter the registry can be found on the Berlin Brigade dot com home page and the TOP & BOTTOM Registry main menu page (click here to go to the registry page to find the PASSWORD).

Next Update is scheduled for mid May 2017.

Thank you,
David

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REGISTRY PASSWORD CHANGE

……BERLIN BRIGADE dot com. WORLD HEADQUARTERS. 29 MARCH 2017 1530HRS.

Attention All Personnel.

The Registry Password has been reset.

This is periodic reset of the password to access the registry  is done to help minimize unsolicited spam in your email’s inbox.

As ALWAYS, you can find the updated password on the Berlin Brigade dot com home page and at the top and bottom of the REGISTRY page.

Thank you,
David

 

Registry Update #2 for February 2017

Registry Update Notice

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 • 279 Station Hospital • 42nd Engineer Co.

As always the password to enter the registry can be found on the Berlin Brigade dot com home page and the registry main menu page.

Thanks,
David

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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 BerlinBrigade.com social media channels but I do want to take a moment to remember the victims. You will always be in our thoughts.

Recently, I listened to the December 24, 2016 podcast episode of THIS WEEK IN GERMANY and in it the host talk about the one thing that surprised him about the aftermath of the attack. The one thing was the resiliency of the citizens of Berlin and how they were not to be stopped by this single event. All I could say when I heard that is “tell me something I didn’t know.”

Anyone that spent any time in Berlin from 1945 to 1994, knows first hand the citizens of that GREAT CITY are a UNIQUE people. They have had to deal with the Second World War, the aftermath of the war, the numerous blockades of Berlin by the Soviets, the Berlin Airlift, the construction of the Berlin Wall, and the list goes on and on. Yet, through all that the citizens of Berlin come out of it unscathed, a little worse for the wear but unscathed nonetheless.

Now we are into the second month of 2017 and life is back to BERLIN NORMAL and with the start of the BERLINALE just days away it will be another interesting time. Of course, Berlin will do the 67th International Berlin Filmfestival / 67 Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin with that unique Berlin grace, style, and wonder!

OH, TO BE IN BERLIN ONE MORE TIME….

Thanks for your time,
David

Remembering Christmastime in Berlin

I hope you are having a wonderful Holiday Season.

Christmas Magic at Berlin's Gendarmenmarkt

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 and tasty food and drink.

Traditional Gingerbread Hearts

The food is not the only reason visit those Christmas Markets. The abundance of handmade crafts and gifts for kids of all ages. The nutcrackers, the wooden doll candle-holders, Christmas tree ornaments and just about anything else.

Of course, all the markets throughout a unified Berlin are nothing compared to the one we remember the at the foot of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, better known as Weihnachtsmarkt am Gedächtniskirche. I can almost smell the Gluhwein now.

The entrance of the Christmas Market at the Gedachtniskirche in Berlin (image courtesy berlin-enjoy.com)

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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

02-CPT Jack C. Davis and 1LT Kvederas

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 Berlin after World War II.

Here we see CPT Jack C. Davis and 1LT Kvederas participating in the uniquely daily routine of Wall Patrol.  Photo is part of the Gallery Archive of Don Fitzwater when he was a member of Company B, 2nd Battle Group, 6th Infantry Regiment.

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 3 Sept 1971

The Four Power Agreement over Berlin is reached. It charges the governments of West Berlin and the GDR with negotiating an accord that would regulate access to and from West Berlin from the FRG and secure the right of West Berliners to visit East Berlin and the GDR.

 

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