BERLIN OBSERVER NEWS: Shoppers to swamp East Berlin (11/20/1987)

Shoppers to swamp East Berlin Thousands to shop over Thanksgiving holiday break American holiday shoppers heading to East Berlin are expected to top 2,000 on Nov. 27, according to a PMO spokesman. “We expect extremely heavy traffic the weekend of Thanksgiving,” said Berlin Access NCOIC, SSgt. Michael Yount. Checkpoint Charlie, the only authorized access point Read more about BERLIN OBSERVER NEWS: Shoppers to swamp East Berlin (11/20/1987)[…]

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[…]

MAY 2017 REGISTRY UPDATE

Greetings, I do hope everyone had a Great MEMORIAL DAY and accompanying weekend. I also want to share with you the REGISTRY has been updated. The following units were updated: 592 Signal • A 2/6 • CSC 2/6 • HHC 3/6 • C 4/6 • 40 ARM • 287 MP • 298 BAND • 279 Read more about MAY 2017 REGISTRY UPDATE[…]

April 2017 – Registry Update (supplemental)

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 Read more about April 2017 – Registry Update (supplemental)[…]

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 – 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.   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

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 28 AUG 59

U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower visit Bonn Germany and in a speech to the German People he declares, “that American people stand by their side for a free Berlin”.   Save Save Save Save