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1,963 Entries
Damon Scheele Email
12/30/13

What city are you located? Riverside

What state are you located? Ca.

Comments:
B CO 4/16TH INF 1987-1989


jerry glover Email
12/30/13

What city are you located? haleyville

What state are you located? AL

Comments:
was in 144th Sig Bn Cooke barracks late 60 to about april 63


Fred Trappe Email
12/29/13

What city are you located? Grand Rapids

What state are you located? Minnesota

Comments:
404th M P Co. July 1960--August 1962
Served in the 404th and later in the Provost Marshalls Office with Lt Col Bruno Rolack, Capt. Bill Tinsley, CWO George Rutledge, and Sgt Kurt Wenzler,and Spc-4 Bob Wisan. Great group and great times.


Gary Klein Email
12/29/13

What city are you located? gaylord

What state are you located? Michigan

Comments:
Co.b4/16 inf. third platoon sta
tioned at cooke from 87-89.


Timothy A Croft  Email
12/29/13

What city are you located? Tampa,

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
Delta Dawgs 86-89. Platoon SGT


karl Armstrong Email
12/27/13

What city are you located? riverside

What state are you located? California

Comments:
Was there from 1987-89 in HHQ COMPANY
worked in the S-3 with MSG Mayette looking
For maggie or swaggart hit me at 760-660-3491


Bob Paquette Email
12/26/13

What city are you located? River Rouge

What state are you located? MI

Comments:
Served at Cooke Barracks 1968-1971. Radar Repair Specialist monitoring border of Chech Republic. My wife, Kathy, and baby daughter were there with me for the two years. My nickname was Zero.


everett g schoeff Email
12/26/13

What city are you located? peru

What state are you located? indiana

Comments:
greatiest time of my life being in the army serving my country at Cooke Barracks , it will always be the most fondous memory i have Blue Devils, Big Red One


MICHAEL B BANKS Email
12/25/13

What city are you located? COVINGTON

What state are you located? GEORGIA

Comments:
A CO 4/16TH INF
HHC 4/16TH INF BN S-4
1988-1991


ken madesen Email
12/22/13

What city are you located? Grand Junction

What state are you located? Iowa 50107

Comments:
1977-1980 573 ss.co.
Great place to be.


Rene Doiron Email
12/17/13

What city are you located? Lebanon

What state are you located? Maine

Comments:
Station with the144 sig bn A Co from 1965 to 1967


Lowell Scott Email
12/17/13

What city are you located? San Francisco

What state are you located? CA

Comments:
I am the son of then Major Lowell "Scotty" Scott. I was just a kid in 1974-1976 of 10yrs old living on "The Circle" officers quarters. We had the best time ever growing up on the base. We had the woods as our back yard. I investigated old ammunition sheds with my friends and thought we were the first persons to find them. My sisters and I all have fonf memories of the kids living in our neighborhood. Drop me a line if you think you are one of them. Lowell


Henry Maulbeck Email
12/13/13

What city are you located? Clark

What state are you located? New Jersey

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from Dec. 52 to Oct. 53. I was a PFC (if memory serves me, Pres. Eisenhower put a freeze on promotions, except for Korea). Maybe I might have made CPL. I worked at division HQ's, and I enjoyed it and the German people. Our toughest times were a midnight to 6am curfew, and no civilian clothes. I also remember piling into a small Volkswagen taxi to go to town at night. In the states, I was stationed at Ft. Jackson, SC (8th Inf), Camp Polk, LA.(37th Inf, Ohio NG), Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN. I must not forget Camp Kilmer, NJ (3 times). I considered myself fortunate to have served in Germany. My barracks consisted of a 1-story brick building, 3 man to a room. Nothing like the barracks in the US. I also enjoyed the German restaurants, and the German beer. I was 22 years old then, now I am 83. Thanks for the memories.


Bobby Williams Email
12/13/13

What city are you located? Springfield

What state are you located? Missouri

Comments:
Assigned to USA Medical Command at Cooke Barracks from Jan 1984 to Jan 1988


Scott Gump Email
12/11/13

What city are you located? Lexington

What state are you located? Ky

Comments:
Hello, 3rd HERD. It has been 2 years since my last post, I hope someone new sees this and sends me an E-Mail. I was at Cooke Barracks from 81-83 573 S&S CO. Trans Plt.


Clarence Syrette Email
12/05/13

What city are you located? Niles

What state are you located? Michigan

Comments:
Co. B 1/26th from 9/1974 to 9/1977. Still in touch with Chuck Gonzalez. Ran into Capt. May at West Point in the summer of 1978 while on assignment from Ft. Campbell. Wondering about other spaders..


Ritchie G. Nehmer 
12/04/13

What city are you located? Hollywood

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was 1/26th battalion legal clerk, from 1976 to 1978. While I was at Cooke Barracks, I have nothing but fond memories. Would like to hear from anyone, who may remember me. Blue Spader!!!


John Tully Email
11/30/13

What city are you located? Clarksville

What state are you located? In

Comments:
Looking for the great German family that adopted me for Christmas in 1984 to 1986


Joe Obenberger Email
11/30/13

What city are you located? Chicago

What state are you located? IL

Comments:
Oct 79 - Nov 80, and then I was transferred to TDS in VII Corp and moved to Robinson Barracks in Stuttgart. I was a JAG lawyer - and became a TDS defense lawyer in December 1979 - Worked out of the Gerp OSJA and had a branch office in Schwaebisch Gmuend - and tried cases everywhere through Southern Germany and Vicenza, Italy. Gerp has two courtrooms, a temporary building when I arrived, and later a nicer one in the OSJA building next to the main gate. Got to know all the commanders from General Creighton and later Henslick, to COL Walrath, and the unit commanders including LTC Faley - and for some reason I remember CPT Eric Sundon of the Blue Spaders especially well. The troops I got to know were mainly the ones who got into trouble, and there were many, cuz boys will be boys when they are far from home. SP5 Jesse Cowan was my LA and secretary Sylvia provided much support. Naturally, I got to know the CID and MPI guys pretty well, and all of these were tough relationships cuz they thought my clients and I were the bad guys. Until THEY got in trouble, at least, and that happened, too. Even the MPs and even the officers. Lived offpost at Waeschenbeuren. Hope I don't offend anybody, but I always thought that the move to VII Corps was great, and that the best way to see Gerp was in my rear view mirror :-) Not much of a social life for a single officer there, and so I spent most weekends at least visiting Stuttgart or going to Munich for the weekend, if I could manage. Even after I moved, I kept getting cases in Gerp and I was glad to go in, do the job, and get to go home at the end of the day. What I'd really like is to find an installation map of Cook Barracks, so I can try to reconstruct the layout - nothing is the same there on Google Earth, and all of the great pictures are closeups. After all these years, I can't remember exactly where the snack bar or px were located.


Marian Feist (Dwyer/LoCicero) Email
11/27/13

What city are you located? Waynesville

What state are you located? Missouri

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from Oct 1988 - Oct 1991. I am still in the US Army.


Mike Pulis Email
11/27/13

What city are you located? Austin

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
Was a dependent at Cooke Barracks from 1972-1974. Went to the 10th and 11th grades on the bus to Stuttgart American High School. Mark, Jack, Marion, George, where are you now.


marshall white Email
11/25/13

What city are you located? mineral wells

What state are you located? texas

Comments:
1959-63


John Hoffman Email
11/25/13

What city are you located? Cypress

What state are you located? Taexas

Comments:
Was stationed there 62 thru 63.



Worked in S1 division trains, later it became Support command.
Had many good friends and great times there.


Dan Miller Email
11/23/13

What city are you located? Middletown

What state are you located? Pennsylvania

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from early 1979 - not sure the exact month - to November 1980 when I ETSed.

I was a military journalist 71Q assigned to the Public Affairs Office, part of Headquarters and Headquarters Company. I wrote articles and was editor of The Traveler, the Army publication that covered units of the 1st ID Forward


Eric Harbour Email
11/17/13

What city are you located? Troy

What state are you located? Ohio

Comments:
B.co 4th bn 16th inf.1988-1990


michael wilson Email
11/16/13

What city are you located? San Francisco

What state are you located? California

Comments:
I was stationed at cooke barracks from 1960 to 1963. I had the prilege of flying with Capt Dolozier on more than one occasion. A real dowm to earth person and all round good guy. As I recall we were both short timers at the time of the crash, what a terrible shame it was . Great memories of the place. Walking guard duty on post eight with the ghost of Jimmy Barnes, truly scary stuff for a seventeen year old from an Idaho cattle ranch.


Conrad Gordon Email
11/15/13

What city are you located? New York

What state are you located? New York

Comments:
in Charlie 4/16th MAR 84 - JUN 85 and HHC 1st IDF JUN 85 - APR 97.


Philip Miller Email
11/14/13

What city are you located? Sanford

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was stationed in Geoppingen from late 1989 to 1991. I was with HHC 1st IDF,S3 section.I really miss that place, from the Yak shack to club Life. Trying to find some old friends, Brenda Mason, McGoo,Byrd, Carr Stephanie German, and a lot more. Thanks for the memories.


Russell Pierce  Email
11/12/13

What city are you located? Yuma

What state are you located? AZ

Comments:
1959-1960 504th Aviation Co. 4th Armored Div.


Jerry Hixson Email
11/12/13

What city are you located? Strawberry Plains

What state are you located? Tennessee

Comments:
I was a member of the 504th Aviation Company Detached to Division Hqs. We had H13, Birddog L19, Dehavilon L20 Beavers and H19 aircraft. I was section chief for the Hl3 helicopters and was crew chief on the commanding generals chopper. The General was Gen. Andrew P. Omera and he was truly a nice guy. Was there from Jan. 1958 to Dec. l959. We gryoscoped from Ft. Hood to replace the 2nd Armour Div. It was good duty and working on aircraft was a good job. Currently volunteer at The Tennessee Museum of Aviation at Sevierville Tenn. Come for a visit.


Alex V Joseph Email
11/12/13

What city are you located? Brooklyn

What state are you located? New York

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks CSC 1/26th Infantry 1972 - 1973. Plt SGT. Griffin, SFC. Harris, SGT Walker, SP4's Devonish, Carter, Smith and many more. NO MISSION TOO IMPOSSIBLE, NO SACRIFICE TOO GREAT, DUTY FIRST!


Gerald Newton Email
11/11/13

What city are you located? Detroit,

What state are you located? Michigan

Comments:
Was last at Cooke 08/01/1971. Was the Laboratory Tech. at the dispensary. Was Medic 4TH Armor Division HHC. Was very good Times and some bad times. Arrived at age 18, went home at age 20. So really learn to drive, and party in "GerP". Made a lot of friends from all over the world there. My niece was in Ulm, and i spent time studying and partying in Stuttgart.
Would like to let it go, but once you get Gerp in your system it never leaves. Thinking about the city,makes you realize it was home away from home. Returning home is a "MUST". I hope to make it back before I die.

If not" Thanks for the Memories"


Rosalind Lovell Email
11/10/13

What city are you located? Allenwood

What state are you located? Pennsylvania

Comments:
I am looking for a house that we rented when my dad was stationed to Metz,France. He was a cook in the Army and also worked at the N.C.O.club. We rented from a man named Jon or John. He lived on the outside of Metz.There was a cemetery on top of the hill. My Parents had rented from him in the 50's also.


Dick Wilcox Email
11/09/13

What city are you located? Kingwood

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks during January 1964 to July 1965. My wife came over during June 1964 and we lived off base. I have great memories of living in Goppingen and in Germany. We were able to do a lot of traveling in Europe.


Paul ranson Email
11/07/13

What city are you located? Lawrenceville

What state are you located? Georgia

Comments:
I was with the 144 th Signal Bn. in 60-61 and had frinda in the 504 th Aviation Det.


TIM HIER Email
11/06/13

What city are you located? cato

What state are you located? ny

Comments:
looking for some old army buddies.
richard butler,robert hill
was stationed at cooke barracks in 1985 and up
if you know them or know where they are ,please send me an e mail


Ron Shafer Email
11/05/13

What city are you located? LaGrange

What state are you located? Indiana

Comments:
I was stationed at HHC 1st Armored Div. Jan 70 to Sept
72. So many great people I can't remember. When I got there it was 4th AD then became 1st Ad. I wish I could have gotten back there before the troops left. I was in the 48th Transportation. I was a driver for Brig. Gen Adrian St.John. I had a great time there!


DENNY FLYNN Email
11/02/13

What city are you located? beaumont

What state are you located? texas

Comments:
I was at planet gerp. from 1989-91 in the stinger plt. great times anyone that was there e-mail me


Sharon Walton (Spouse) Email
11/01/13

What city are you located? Smiths Station

What state are you located? Alabama

Comments:
My husband, SFC Walton was in D Co 4th 16th. We were there 1986 to 1989.


Phillip Reigenborn Email
10/31/13

What city are you located? ft.lupton

What state are you located? colorado

Comments:
WOW!


Robert Steen Email
10/30/13

What city are you located? Spring Hill

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from 84 - 87 with my family, and it was some of my most memorable times in my 20 year military career.


Sherri Gangitano (spouse) Email
10/30/13

What city are you located? Spokane Valley

What state are you located? Washington State

Comments:
I was a spouse of Gregory Gangitano, a 91A Medic assigned to Cooke Barracks from July 1989 to January 1991. I can't remember which Company he was with (there were two) but I remember loving the town, the people,and all the natural beauty of the area.

If anyone remembers us, please connect.
P.S. I was pregnant with my son in 1990-we left (due mid-Feb) and used to work at the cafe in the bowling alley/community center.


Rhodie Brooks Pidde Teeling Gr Email
10/29/13

What city are you located? Augusta

What state are you located? GA

Comments:
I was at Cooke Barracks from January 1977 until May 1984. I worked on Post at the Commissary and at one of the Mess Halls. It was a wonderful time to be young in southwestern Germany. Great memories!


earl moyers Email
10/19/13

What city are you located? knoxville

What state are you located? tennessee

Comments:
i was in goep from oct. 1957 to sept 58. i then was transfered to 7th army ,81 arty (corp missell) in ansbach, germany till april 1958, i was sent to fort jackson S.C. for discharge. i spent over a year in tennessee national guard at knoxville. it was an armored outfit,i think the 30th armored division.i went to stand by for the rest of my term. i was discharged in 1963,april,my 6 years over.


Melissa Nunley Email
10/15/13

What city are you located? Palm Harbor

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
Lived in Goeppingen from around August 1987 to August 1990. Worked as a civilian for DMMC with MAJ LaMarsh and SGM Richardson from around April 1989 to August 1990. My husband worked for G4, 1st IDF ... would love to hear from anyone that remembers us!


Jeff Seltzer Email
10/13/13

What city are you located? San Diego

What state are you located? California

Comments:
Was stationed in "Planet Gerp" 1986-1987 with 4th/16th E co 1st INF DIV FWD. Great times......


Lional Bowman Jr Email
10/10/13

What city are you located? Edwardsville

What state are you located? Illinois

Comments:
I was assign to HHC 1st Inf Div FWD Provost Marshal office from Dec 1982-Dec 1985.


Carl E. Smith Email
10/09/13

What city are you located? Jacksonville

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was at Cooke Barracks from 1982 to 1984. I was with the 299th Spt Bn. I was the AG Platoon Sergeant.


Darrell Meader Email
10/09/13

What city are you located? Fort Wright

What state are you located? Commonwealth of Kentucky

Comments:
I was stationed @ Cooke Barracks with Deputy Installation Coordinator 4th Armor division as the NCOIC of Pell Range 63-64

Did not like Germany per say as my grand parents were Jewish even though I was not. @ that time even in the military there were issues
Only light aircraft were there then.

Did like the mountains and hunting.


Paul Cardin Email
10/08/13

What city are you located? Canton

What state are you located? MA

Comments:
B Co, 4th B 16th Inf9 1984 to 1986


Robert Martin Email
10/08/13

What city are you located? Ponca City

What state are you located? Oklahoma

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from late 1974 until early 1977 as a Military Policeman. I was with the 1st Inf. Division FWD and part of our job was to go to the field with the infantry. All of us enjoyed field duty because it broke the monotony of barracks duty. Although I enjoyed being stationed in Germany, because of the travel opportunities, every day life in Goeppingen was rather boring at times. I took every opportunity to travel with my fellow MP's on sponsored trips, all over the country and Europe. I also met, dated and married my wife over there and traveled with her also. We have been married for almost 37 years. I also met a lot of interesting people, both American military and German (Police and civilian). I consider myself extremely fortunate to have had the experiences that I had.


Todd " Wick" Wickenhauser Email
10/07/13

What city are you located? Alton

What state are you located? IL

Comments:
I was stationed with the 4/16th straight from Airborne School. I didn't see any planes. Imagine my surprise. I was in Charlie Co 3rd Plt. I remeber a lot of field time either in dust bowls in the summer or harsh winters, but we relaxed by traveling, drinking and passing out on the trains and missing our stop. Great memories.


George L Escobedo Email
10/03/13

What city are you located? Fairfax

What state are you located? Virginia

Comments:
Was assigned to Company A, 144th Signal Bn supporting 4th Armor Division Hq commcenter. Arrived in May, 1967. Due to the buildup in Vietnam, ten months later, Gary Snyder and I received orders for the 2nd Field Forces, Long Binh. We arrived in Nam on April 25, 1968, just after the Tet Offensive. Fortunately, I went up country to Qui Nhon. Gary, guess he ended up with the 2nd FF further south. I really liked my time at Cook Barracks. I remember Alfrado down in the Rats Keller, under the movie theater. Good times. Whenever I hear "96 Tears", it takes me back there.


James greenquist Email
10/03/13

What city are you located? Alexandria

What state are you located? virginia

Comments:
Assigned to the 4th Armored Division Sept 1959

Served with the Aviation unit until July 1962

Commanding General--Waters-----subsequently MG Polk

Cooke Barracks was an ideal location--although a

lot of time was spent in Graf.


James Martin Email
09/30/13

What city are you located? Fort Worth

What state are you located? Tx

Comments:
I was stationed at Goeppingen from 87-89 as a specialist and was assigned to the ALO. Wasnt very exciting but it was good duty looking back on it. Often wondered what happend to all those air force romads I was with. There were two other Army guys there with me a Kevin Frisbie and Spc Lundeen. Had good times at a Greek gasthaus on weekends. Remember walking out the front gate for Wurst on a regular basis. You sure cannot get them like that in the USA.


Sharon Stinson Kluender Email
09/29/13

What city are you located? Columbia

What state are you located? SC

Comments:
I was stationed in Goeppingen from 1980-1983 and was assigned to HHC, 1st Support Battalion. I worked at DMMC in the building where the Support Battalion motor pool was located, across from the shoppette. My ex-husband, Alex Stinson, was a Blue Spader, A Company. 1/26th Infantry Battalion.


Tiffany Polovich Email
09/28/13

What city are you located? Ft. Lee

What state are you located? VA

Comments:
HI, my name is Tiffany. My last name then was Polovich. I lived at planet Gurp from 83-85. My mother was the DYA sports director. Her name was Sharon Polovich. I have been looking for some of my friends from back then. I have found one on here. I still would like to find many more. I am looking for Tracy Green,Tammy Byrd, Damien Quattlebaum, Jimmy Allen, Jimmy's dad was the commanding General when I was there. Mike Drobny, or any one else that remembers me. It would be so nice to see where everyone is now and how they are doing. I shared lot's of fun times with all of these people at the yack shack and at school. How I miss that place! I didn't want to move but, my father got orders for Mannheim and we left. I did come back and visit and stayed at Tracy Green's house. We should have a Army Brats Page for planet Gurp!!!!!


Chris Duncan Email
09/26/13

What city are you located? Eldridge

What state are you located? Iowa

Comments:
I PCS'd to Cooke Barracks with D. Co., 4th BN. 16th Inf. Reg., 1st Inf. Div., around August, 1987/88. I was then sent to the TOW company, Echo 4/16. Loved every minute, well except Hohenfels, Graf, etc!!!!


John Brady Email
09/25/13

What city are you located? Barrington Hills

What state are you located? IL

Comments:
I served at Cooke Barracks, HQ Company, Command Aviation Section from Nov 1968 thru Jun 1969.
It was a memorable time. I started in the hangar sweeping floors, but as soon as my typing skills were exposed, I began working for Colonel Higginbottom and Master Sargeant Gutierrez in the office by the airfield. I learned much in Germany, including how to ride a unicycle in the hallway of our barracks up the
hill. I met some wonderful guys and hope to be in contact with a few who shared that time with me there.
It was an increible setting. I enjoyed walking down the steps by the hangar from the barracks and seeing the sunrise over the airfield and the mountains in the background (maybe they were only very big hills)!


Larry "O" Miller Email
09/23/13

What city are you located? Greenville

What state are you located? SC

Comments:
Had a great time at Cooke Barracks from 1981-1983. Worked as admin support for the Military Police, played in a country band, met my wife Julie, drank great German Beer and made lots of friends. Peace.


victor jones Email
09/22/13

What city are you located? hampton

What state are you located? Va.

Comments:
anyone from the boxing team or from charlie co. bravo co. or alpha co.


charles w. heath Email
09/21/13

What city are you located? kenansville

What state are you located? florida

Comments:
I was the NCOIC of the Finance Section, 504th Replacement Detachment, 4th Armored Division. We were located on the third floor of "Cooke Barracks" from January 1968 to August 1969.


karen moody Email
09/19/13

What city are you located? fairfax station

What state are you located? virginia

Comments:
I am an Army Civilian and lived in Europe for 10 years. Cooke Barracks was our first overseas assignment and it was great. Worked in the AMO Office.


Midge Lange Email
09/12/13

What city are you located? Minneapolis

What state are you located? Minnesota

Comments:
Was a "service club recreation director" 1963-64


danny downey Email
09/07/13

What city are you located? stovall

What state are you located? north carolina

Comments:
I was stationed at cooke barracks from 1977-1982 I am looking for a couple of friends that I would like to contact Lenny hills and torks from bravo 1/26


Holger Hasenmüller Email
09/06/13

What city are you located? Göppingen

What state are you located? Germany

Comments:
Hi,

i'm a german "Göppinger", not in the army, and i have a question to the people, which worked in the cookbarracks in the time before 1985.

in the middle of the 80th the "Göppinger Freibad" was get a complete new look. Now we have only a 5 Meter Jump, not a 10 Meter like before.

So here my question. Does anyone of you made some picture in the goeppinger freibad, especialy a view to that part, where you could buy beer, ice, coke. i need i picture from the long room

if you have someone, please sende me to
info AT hasenmueller DOT de

thanks


Melvin Rochelle Email
09/05/13

What city are you located? Killeen

What state are you located? TX

Comments:
updating email address


Don Paulsen Email
09/05/13

What city are you located? Knox

What state are you located? Indiana

Comments:
Wire Chief Goppingen Telephone Exchange after Sgt Milton C Harris rotated to states, 1964/65


Roy E. Grant Email
09/03/13

What city are you located? Goeppingen Germany

What state are you located? Ascheffinburg

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from January 1975 to 1976. I was assigned to the 1st of the 80 Field Artillery First S & T Combat support. I was in the MP Barracks first building on the left after entering the front gate. I was a truck driver assigned to transportation motor pool unit.


joe disano 
09/03/13

What city are you located? wakefield

What state are you located? rhode island

Comments:
I was a dentist at Cooke Barracks from 1966 to 1969. Would be interested in hearing from anyone there at that time.


Dick Sporrer Email
08/27/13

What city are you located? Dedham

What state are you located? Iowa

Comments:
I was there '71 and '72 in 1/26th Inf. 1st Inf Div. (Recon. and HHC). Last 6 months I drove the Batt. staff car. Good duty.


Ted Gast Email
08/25/13

What city are you located? Dollar Bay

What state are you located? MI

Comments:
Was at Cook Barracks from March 1959 to September 1960. Wonderful duty station. Have nothing but fond memories. Following discharge returned to broadcasting career in MI but then had a career change and became an insurance agent with State Farm. After 40 years 'with the farm' daughter Kelly took over agency. Sort of semi-retired now, get in Kelly's way now and then and run some student rentals when I'm not bothering her!!!Celebrated 50 years with wife Arlene this past September. Son Timm is an MTU grad electrical engineer and does electrical contracting. Son Todd is an MSU graphic design grad and works in NYC. Kelly is an MTU mechanical engineer grad and state farm agent.


theron rain Email
08/24/13

What city are you located? fordyce

What state are you located? ark

Comments:
company b 141 sig bn 69-71


Joan Yarbrough Moulton 
08/23/13

What city are you located? St. Louis

What state are you located? Missouri

Comments:
My father, John Yarbrough, was stationed at Cooke Barracks in Goppingen as post engineer from 1962-1963. We lived there at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the assasination of John Kennedy. Unlike most Americans I learned of it at about 8:00 PM that day. I attended 7th and part of 8th grade in the American school on post. We had some wonderful teachers like Mr. Ercolin (?sp) who taught us square dancing.


Renate Horn Email
08/17/13

What city are you located? Woodstock

What state are you located? GA

Comments:
Grew up in Goeppingen and have fond memories of several MP friends- my girlfriend Elle married MP Lou Paterno (cousin of the infamous football coach)married over 51 years!! and still in love! I remember Charlie Hampton,last seen in Florida in mid 1970's, Gary Mudge,last seen in Atlanta GA 1977, he lives in Florida, Otto Jankus, last seen in NYC 1962-married in OHIO- Rob Robinson from Lansing MI....and several others who's names escape me-and a nice guy named Leslie....... we all hung out at the Paradise Inn on Sunday's- good ole days! and good beer!


ASHORD (HARPO) HARTUNIAN Email
08/17/13

What city are you located? LOCKPORT

What state are you located? N.Y

Comments:
I WAS IN B-CO 1BN/26INF FROM 75-78 WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM THE GUYS THERE ESPECIALLY GRIAG (JOE) KYLE


William O. Park Email
08/16/13

What city are you located? Geneva

What state are you located? Illinois

Comments:
I was stationed at the Cooke Barracks in 1953-54, first with the 28th Signal Company. Later it became the 9th Division. I have many good memories of my time there. I recall the sheep grazing on the grounds to keep the grass down. As I recall we also had a theatre for American films, a small bowling alley and a couple of pool tables. Goppingen was a great town to be near with many fine people. The Barracks were very comfortable with four of us sharing a large room. I made many good friends there.


Lisa Thomas Email
08/14/13

What city are you located? Ft Sill

What state are you located? Oklahoma

Comments:
was assigned to the Decon Platoon of HHC 1st ID- Dragon Soldier


Norman J Dick Jr Email
08/13/13

What city are you located? lansdale

What state are you located? PA

Comments:
Was my first assignment in the military. Great time. Was in HHC 299th FWD SPT BN. 1986 to 1988. Military had me stay on day longer otherwise, schedule to be on the Flight 103 Crash. Glad orders got messed up. Great time there.


Nathan Guidry Email
08/12/13

What city are you located? Breaux Bridge

What state are you located? Louisiana

Comments:
I was in Georp 1963 to 1964 then trancferd to pinder in 1964 to 1966. I was with the 144th sig bn,


Victor Neeley Email
08/12/13

What city are you located? Fults

What state are you located? IL

Comments:
Don't remember exactly when I was there but believe it was 82-85. Worked in the 1st IDF Motorpool. Taught Drivers Training and Licensing. Startad out as GSR but they found out I as trained in TANNS so moved me to the "motor-hole" loved every minute. still have German friends that we communicate with. Went back in 2007 place had really changed made me sort of sad missed moving past the buildings that are no longer there and now I find this site thanks to all thatkeep the memories alive.


Shannon Cragg Email
08/11/13

What city are you located? Atlanta

What state are you located? Georgia

Comments:
We spent 4 years there in the early 70's while my Dad, Bill Cragg, was stationed there. Mom is Barbara. I believe he was with Blue Spaiders, Big Red One Forward. I have such memories!


carl soyk Email
08/05/13

What city are you located? detroit

What state are you located? MI

Comments:
I was at cooke barracks from 1973-1976.I played golf and my Assignment:Co.D 1st medical BN.


Ron Vierling Email
08/04/13

What city are you located? East Norriton

What state are you located? Pennsylvania

Comments:
Stationed at Goeppingen from dec 1953 to may 1955.
VERY VERY interesting location back then.
I was with a great bunch of guys who you could count on
no matter what.CAFE WEIGEL-----YOU BET!
Time flys...hitting 80 years old in less than 2 weeks!!
OUCH.
TAKE CARE,GOD BLESS

RON V.



Mark Sharples Email
08/04/13

What city are you located? Alpharetta

What state are you located? Georgia

Comments:
I was in HHC 1st ID(F) from 87 to 90.


Thomas Struthers Email
08/02/13

What city are you located? Bay City

What state are you located? Michigan

Comments:
I was with the 48thTrans 1971 & 1972. I later lived in Goppingen and worked as the golf course bar manager and when on to manage the NCO club & EM club. That was in the early 80's.


Donald Rohrbacher Email
08/01/13

What city are you located? Lake Oswego

What state are you located? Oregon

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from 1964-1966 in the 4th Armored Division Band. I met some great people in the band and we still stay in touch after all these years. I had a fantastic time while I was there.


Bill Tolonen Email
07/27/13

What city are you located? Livonia

What state are you located? Michigan

Comments:
Military Police was stationed at Cooke Barracks from Sept 1972 until Mar 1974


Clay hill Email
07/23/13

What city are you located? Myrtle beach

What state are you located? Sc

Comments:
Was there from 87-89 started off at bravo Company 4/16 then got transferred to hhc to the third floor of old building then we were the first to live in new barracks, remember a lot of great Times and to the two mp girls who always kept me out of trouble I still love ya to death and to all oft friends that were there hope all is well


DENNY FLYNN Email
07/23/13

What city are you located? BEAUMONT

What state are you located? TEXAS

Comments:
SPENT 2 YEARS STINGER PLATOON GREAT TIME LOOKING FOR OLD BUDDYS THAT WAS THERE FROM 89-91


eduardo lopez ponce Email
07/23/13

What city are you located? humacao

What state are you located? puerto rico

Comments:
estuve en cooke barraks para el 1982-1984 gratos momentos vividos en aquel lugar nacio mi hijo mayor. sueño con volver, estuve en m.i. big red one


James T Carney Email
07/22/13

What city are you located? fall river

What state are you located? ma

Comments:
I was stationed in Crailsheim Germant from Jan 1960 thru 64.
I was sent to the German language school in Goppingen along with a few others from Crailsheim.
Thr best I can remember was Butsco
Biddle and another names Bob Boore,I hope I spelled them right.
Capt Delozier and I were partnered in the language school and we had a lot of fun and laughs,Capt Delozier said if he ever came to crailsheim in the Helicopter he would give me a ride in the chopper.
He did come one time with the General and gave me a short ride,I am 71 years old and still remember him and when this happened I was very sad for him and his family.
I never thought I would be able to find any clips about this and was so happy to read about him and that he is still remembered for what he volunteered to do.
I f I remember correctly Sam already had his orders to rotate back to the states.His family was probably told aboutour Skit we did at the end of our german class,It was very funny and everyone had a fun time I woild love to hear from anyone who knew him Thanks to all
Sp/5 James T. Carney


donald chiaretta Email
07/19/13

What city are you located? portland

What state are you located? oregon

Comments:
I was a army brat from 1965 to 1968 in goeppingen lived in army housing area just of base. still trying
to find daisy Peterson. dana Nichols. Debbie scott who
moved to Colorado. and George hemphill whos from somewhere in new jersey. best time of my life running
about every where in Germany. remember goeppingen
ubber alles. email me if any one would like to talk
about times in Germany.


Gloria Sanders Email
07/18/13

What city are you located? Huntsville

What state are you located? Alabama

Comments:
I am a former miliatry wife, we are stationed at Cooke Barracks from 1987 to 1989. I throughly enjoyed our time there. Two of my children were born there.


John Bettison Email
07/18/13

What city are you located? Austin

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was stationed n in the 144th signal Corp
New Ulm Germany during the period 1960-1962. I traveled frequently to Goeppingen Germany for tempory assignments


Walter Karbownik Email
07/17/13

What city are you located? Monmouth junction

What state are you located? New jersey

Comments:
Walter Karbownik walkarb@aol.com stationed there from 1971 to 1973 part of combat support group. Tow missile speciality sgt. Griffin ply. Leader presently living innew jersey.


john DiLello Email
07/14/13

What city are you located? Browns Mills

What state are you located? NJ

Comments:
I was the NCOIC in the Personnel Actions Branch, 1st Inf Div fwd from 1980-1983. In 1983 I transferred to HQ VII Corps too become the NCOIC of the Personnel Actions Branch.


gerald dickey Email
07/14/13

What city are you located? pittsfield

What state are you located? IL

Comments:
Transferred in from berlin brigade may 1973. assigned to line company(unknown)transferred into hhc. mos 31b20. rotated back to states jan 1975. couldn't wait to my hands on a big mac. tasted like cardboard. won't touch em.


Kenneth Holmes Email
07/10/13

What city are you located? Sturbridge

What state are you located? MA

Comments:
I've entered my info here several years ago, but a recent post by a fella speaking of Co C 144th Sig at Montieth has reminded me it might be time to re-enter.
MOS Motion Picture Photographer, training at Ft Monmouth. Was assigned to Co C in May '66 at Cooke and spent a year doing the usual trips to Graf (in a deuce and a half hauling a mobile photo lab), pulling guard duty (I could never make
supernumerary!) and a regular job of running a photo lab and shooting handshake jobs.
June 67 was transferred to Montieth. There I worked for the PIO, mostly helping publish the Rolling Review, a weekly newspaper for the 4th Armored Div. No more Graf, guard duty or reveille.
Discharged Jan '69. During that time I'd learned to drink cellar cool beer, a tendency carried forth to this day with fine beers such as Natural Ice.


LEON CURRY Email
07/09/13

What city are you located? Lawton

What state are you located? OK

Comments:
Thanks to the person who put this together my life
started as a Spader. Always will be one cause my
Infantry Time was the best in my 20 years career.
Let Him Bare The Palm Who Won It


Marquisa Griffin Email
07/09/13

What city are you located? Cincinnati

What state are you located? Ohio

Comments:
I there in 1989


Helmut Tim Email
07/09/13

What city are you located? garrucha

What state are you located? spain

Comments:
ich war beim 4072th guard platoon stationiert.
würde mich freuen alte kameraden zu treffen.
schreibt mir per e-mail


Larry Malukas Email
07/06/13

What city are you located? Seal Beach

What state are you located? California

Comments:
I was stationed here from August 68 to December 69 with the 48th Trans co.
I have nothing but great memories of this place, some the best times of my life.


Dagmar Youngberg Email
07/03/13

What city are you located? Carlsbad

What state are you located? NM

Comments:
I found my time as a "brat" there (79-81) was much more fun than when I came back after enlisting & returning to 1st IDF (82-83)... Overall though I did enjoy and will remember, mostly fondly, my time there.:)


george r. byars Email
07/02/13

What city are you located? brookston -- lafayette

What state are you located? indiana

Comments:
I was stationed at Goeppingen from 1974 to 1978. I worked in the comm center.


Art Adams Email
06/27/13

What city are you located? Gulfport

What state are you located? Mississippi

Comments:
I was in the , 144th signal bn A co@cooke brks. I was a (VHF)radio operator. E-2 my tour was from 1959-1961. The time I spent in Germany was a great time!! Good food,gooood beer and good friends. The mark was. 4.20 to the dollar.I had the world by the tail and did not know it!!!! Today June 27th is my 72nd birthday. Wow where has all the time gone? I would like to say hello to man I served with, Mr. Verne Rutledge .


Alton "Joe king cruit "Cook Email
06/26/13

What city are you located? Delton

What state are you located? Michigan

Comments:
Just read the Gators calling card on here wow remember getting a 4 day with Tony Hack just for writing it lol . Just wanted to say still miss the place. And the old buddies like "puss head" "fancy dancer" "snoop"and an old drinking buddy Robert.With Sgts like Odem, Colgrove,Mayo, Well if you remeber any of that give me a jingle.Kinda miss old Puss head lol


Ritchie G. Nehmer Email
06/26/13

What city are you located? Hollywood

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was assigned to HHC, Co, 1ST Battalion 26th Infantry, from 1975 to 1978. I was the Battalion legal clerk about my last year and half in Germany. Before that I was in the weapons platoon, C Company. Anyone that remembers me give me a shout.


Tim Horne Email
06/15/13

What city are you located? Colorado Springs

What state are you located? Colorado

Comments:
1/26th "Blue Spaders" CSC 1/26 3/10/1977 - 6/15/1979
I was 1/26th Battalion XO driver for Maj. Karl Lowe and worked for GEN Neil Creighton and 1st Lt Brian Haig.
I spent a lot of time working in the 1/26 Motor Pool for Chief Sommers. I really loved Germany. I started out at C co 1/26. Most of my buddies were Vietnam retreads that were to say the least "INTERESTING". I miss my buddy Bernie Kampsen and have often thought about the great times that we had smashed at the "Rod and Gun".
There I also was one of the few people to sleep through the 1977 STAR WARS, great movie. Maybe it was because I went to the MIDNIGHT Showing. My favorite bars were the "Kronen Prinzen" and the CITA. I look forward to hearing from anyone with that time period to share.


Richard Warwas Email
06/13/13

What city are you located? San Antonio

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
Was in Goeppingen from 1979-1981, assigned to HHC 1st Support Battalion.


Kurt Lohman Email
06/12/13

What city are you located? oklahoma city

What state are you located? Oklahoma

Comments:
I worked in DMMC as a MSG.


Michael Rodensky Email
06/10/13

What city are you located? bristol

What state are you located? ct

Comments:
would like to be contacted by anybody from the 504th admin company stationed from approx july 63 till sept. 64


Tracy Kendall Email
06/07/13

What city are you located? Plam Harbor

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
Served with HHC/ 4th BN 16th INF 1983-1986.
Pretty cool place. My kids a fond memories. I only remember alerts every month, Graf and Hohenfelds.


Martin Thomas Still Email
06/03/13

What city are you located? Statesboro

What state are you located? Georgia

Comments:
I was there in 1972 1973 First Admin Division


steve carder Email
06/02/13

What city are you located? bella vista

What state are you located? ar

Comments:
With Delta Dragons 88 and 89 can find me on facebook. I loved the yack shack more than anyone. I would go there at least twice a week.


Robert Heitmeyer Email
05/30/13

What city are you located? Ft. Jennings

What state are you located? Ohio

Comments:
Peter Comito requested information on 404 members during 1957-1959 period. Contact me and I can update you on numerous members.


JOE Malorzo Email
05/29/13

What city are you located? Frankfort

What state are you located? New York

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks 504th Admin co. from Jan 64 to July 66.Looking for anyone there at that time. Two friends I lost. Bobby Lee Shott from Virginia and Greg Savage from Pa. Found afew on here.Hope to find more.


Nancy Berry Email
05/29/13

What city are you located? Harrisburg

What state are you located? Pennsylvania

Comments:
Just recently found this website. My husband John Berry was stationed at Cooke Barracks from November '51 to August "52. He was a staff sargaent in Headquarters Company of the 28th Division. I arrived in Goeppingen a few days before Christmas and found a room with a wonderful German family. Our son was born in March at the Army Hospital in Stuttgart. We had the opportunity to visit France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, and of course Germany.
I remember when the neighbor (the only house around with a telephone) would come knocking at the door in the middle of the night calling "ALARM,ALARM" and wake up the whole house to let John know he'd received a call from camp that there was an "alert".
We were happy to go home with our new baby but I wish we could have stayed a bit longer. We really loved it there and our German friends took us in like family.
Would live to hear from anyone that was there at the same time.


Robert L Ferrias Email
05/28/13

What city are you located? Momence

What state are you located? Illinois

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke in 1956-1957 in 8th div QM is there anyone out there at this time ?


Al Castaneda Email
05/27/13

What city are you located? Carlsbad

What state are you located? Ca.

Comments:
Any one out the that was in the 144th sig batt. company c montieth barracks? Sgt. Castaneda was there from 69-71.


TROY EDWARDS 
05/24/13

What city are you located? DENVER

What state are you located? COLORADO

Comments:
I JUST DISCOVERED THIS WEBSITE AND FOUND A PERSON THAT I SERVED WITH AT COOKE BARRACKS FROM SEPT.1988 TO AUG.1990. I WAS STATIONED AT COOKE BARRACKS AND WAS ASSIGNED TO THE 4/16TH INFANTRY, "BIG RED 1", AS A TOW GUNNER. MAN, DO I HAVE SOME AWESOME MEMORIES FROM MY TOUR OF DUTY THERE! LOOKING FORWARD TO RECONNECTING WITH SOME OF MY FELLOW SOLDIERS!!


Jerry Schulze Email
05/24/13

What city are you located? Brazoria

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was with 4/16 Infantry between 85-89. My memories of that time are filled a lot of laughter and good times.


Michelle Hansen 
05/24/13

What city are you located? Mt. Pleasant

What state are you located? IA

Comments:
We lived on base from 1976 - 1979. We made life time friends and have wonderful memories. I have been back to Germany twice just to re-live those magical memories I was given as a child.


Sergio Padilla Email
05/19/13

What city are you located? Lemon Grove 91945

What state are you located? California

Comments:
78 - 81  MP of 1st ID HHC  Congratulation to this website, a service to all veterans of the "Cold War." To think, we were just seconds away if the Russian had ever invaded, like they did to Afghanistan--wrong, stupid and costly military move.  I am laughing now!  How I never took the Army serious, just an excuse to travel to Europe, all expenses paid.   Ex-President Carter, thanks for the peacetime memories.  Great memories with my Army buddies, too many to count.  Find me on Facebook You have a home in California when you travel.  Adios!     


George Simpson Email
05/17/13

What city are you located? Valencia

What state are you located? California

Comments:
I was assigned to G2 for the 4th Armored Division headquarters from Nov 1966 thru Jan 1968.  Lived on the economy.  Have been back twice to visit the base.  Much different


Albert Gibisas Email
05/16/13

What city are you located? Garliava, Lithuania

What state are you located? Lithuania

Comments:
1945-1946 (I was 10 years old) Displaced persons barrack on top of the hill.
Used to sit on the hill opposit the GI living quarters waiting for handouts and for cigaret butts that were threw out the window! Used to bring the GI's apples that I got from the orchards near by!


Moody Welman Email
05/13/13

What city are you located? Rainier

What state are you located? Washington

Comments:
Arrived in Germany in December, 1960 and was assigned to the 1/35th Armor inErlangen. Sometime in '61 I was reassigned to Goeppingen in AG Publications, 4th AD. We were in the basement of the 504th Admin Co. I wrked for CWO Robert Brown and went from E3 toE5 pretty quickly while there. In '63 I and made SSG E6 and transferred to PSD as. NCOIC, Admin Services. There were a lot of good folks there, none of which I have found.
I was also very active in the Rod ad Gun Cub and did a lot of hunting, as well as quaffing down more than a few Lowen Brau. (An interesting note, we couldn't give
Heineken away)
In '64 I applied for, and was accepted to OCS and,after 6 grueling months, was commissioned 2dLt, Armor.
After two more tours in Germany and one in Vietnam , interspersed with several stateside tours, I retired in January, 1979. I have thoroughly enjoyed over 34 years of retirement during which we have travelled much of the world,including a visit back to Goeppingen- sady Cooke Barracks was no longer there.


Teresa Finley Email
05/11/13

What city are you located? Hardinsburg

What state are you located? Kentucky

Comments:
My family was stationed at Cooke Barracks from 89 to 91. My father's name is CSM Billy Spears.  I am looking for some of the people that I used to hang out with. My memory is not that great as I have lost a lot of it due to Chemo, but if anyone remembers me, please feel free to email me. I would love to hear from you.


eddie nelson Email
05/11/13

What city are you located? petal

What state are you located? mississippi

Comments:
i was stationed at planet gerp from 1986-1988..i was in Echo Co. 4th Bn./16th Infantry..best 2 years of my life ..Looking to find anyone that was in Echo Co. during this time..Been looking  over the years for some of the guys that were in the Cohort unit that came over from Riley back in 1987...Francis Ballard,Rodger Sinclair,Duncan...and Michael Torrance..Even a guy we called Rambo..anyone knows their wherabouts please contact me


Carla Petit Email
05/10/13

What city are you located? Appleton

What state are you located? Wisconsin

Comments:

I was stationed at cooke barracks from 1986 to 1988 ALPHA  company support battalion. It was a great small post. I worked in the post  warehouse as a forklift operator.


Frank Shrader Email
05/09/13

What city are you located? Washington

What state are you located? PA

Comments:
My Name Frank Shrader, I was with the G2 section at division headquarters in Goeppingen, Germany from 1960-1964, I live in Washington PA. Best times of my life was at cooke barracks and going to the paradise bar in Goeppingen.


Steve Alvertos Email
05/08/13

What city are you located? Chicago

What state are you located? Illinois

Comments:
Was stationed at Cooke Barracks HQ co 1/26th Medic looking to connect with former buddies


Dennis Riley Email
05/06/13

What city are you located? Biloxi

What state are you located? Mississippi

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks 1954,55, and Rotated to Fort Carson with the Division.


John W. Patterson Email
05/02/13

What city are you located? Livonia

What state are you located? Michigan

Comments:
Was stationed at Cooke Barracks from Jan 1974 thru June 1976, with 1st Admin co, also known as 18th AG Co. Was company clerk for a while and worked for ADPS for most of the time. Looking for anybody who was also assigned to Admin Company during that time.


pete doran Email
04/26/13

What city are you located? houston

What state are you located? tx

Comments:
a co 1/26 whats up


Ronald Young Email
04/16/13

What city are you located? MEMPHIS

What state are you located? TN

Comments:
I WAS STATION AT COOKEBARRAKS BETWEEN 1979-1982


THOMAS DAWID Email
04/16/13

What city are you located? Ayden

What state are you located? North Carolina

Comments:
504 Admin Jan 64 - Aug 66
Took an overseas discharge and traveled for 3 months.


rod walczak Email
04/15/13

What city are you located? rice lake

What state are you located? wisconsin

Comments:
I was at planet gerp from 82/84 with hhc 1st idf loved it there hope ya go back before I die I guess most of the buildings have been torn down now but would still I would still love ta go back and see them though check out town and see if any of the old hang outs are still around loved the country the people the good times I drive truck over the road now have been ever since 1985 after I got out of the service been married and divorced and married again 28 yrs of driving truck over the road will do that I guess and make a you g man old in a quick hurry bit at any rate love ya go back ta Cooke barracks and planet gerp before I go meet my maker if anyone can remember me or wants ta talk about it [email link] or my cell phone number is 715/642/0481 love ta here from someone that was there good be now and god bless


steve a. plaisance Email
04/14/13

What city are you located? raceland

What state are you located? louisiana

Comments:
i was in the 404th military police co. at cooke barracks from 1960-1961.


Jamie Kolthoff (Kendall) Email
04/12/13

What city are you located? Eldora

What state are you located? Iowa

Comments:
Hi! My dad was Tracy Kendall and our family was stationed in Goppingen from '85-'86. We lived next to the Callahan family. Pretty sure the dads name was Kevin Callahan. I am looking for his daughter Jennifer Callahan. I found an old picture with me, Jennifer and my brother and i would love to find her and reconnect. If anyone can help....that would be great!! :) And thank you to all of you who have served our country!! You are all amazingly brave people!!


Deborah Kascak Email
04/11/13

What city are you located? Fresno

What state are you located? California

Comments:
Cooke Barracks was my first duty assignment out of Basic and AIT. I was stationed in "Gerp" from 10/79 to 05/83. My MOS was 64C-Transportation, assigned to the 573rd S&S. I was the unit clerk for the 573rd under the command of MAJ Norm Andrews. From there I became the BN mail clerk, and was transferred to the 299th Spt. I also worked as the unit clerk for the 299th: our 1SG was Coe Holbert and the CO was CPT Savage. I also drove for the BN XO, MAJ Oldmixon; and fortunately went on to drive for the BN CDR, LTC Fowkes. I spent several months assisting the S-1 folks at Battalion and even worked a few months as a BN legal clerk with the Hernons. I loved Germany, and spent most weekends either taking the train up to Wurzburg (to visit Deb Ellerman) or travel around and see the sights. My best friends were Sgt Donna Dillenger and Sgt Maryann Dayton. I FINALLY retired from the Army in December 2011 after 32 years of service. I would do it all over again if I could!


vince johnson Email
04/10/13

What city are you located? georgetown

What state are you located? tx

Comments:
I was stationed with the 504th admin co in 62-64.  am trying to locate an individual that was a good friend of mine.  His name is Bob Lima, Bob was a SP6 at the time of returning to the states in late 64.  Bob always talked about his home town of Lima, Ohio.  He had a great looking RED 1963 Karmin Conv.  Bob, would let me drive it when he was not using it and he was just one of those guys that was a great person.  If anyone out there4 knows of Bob or his where-abouts, please let me know.  Thanks.


gilbert alvarado Email
04/02/13

What city are you located? roswell

What state are you located? new mexico

Comments:
I remember good and bad times....Larry Miley was a remarkable individual....I remember guys selling Hashish out of the 48th Trans Barracks in 71...after I had arrived from Vietnam, the Goon Squad introduced themselves to me and asked me if I was a NARC....then they threatened to kill me....and they hit the soles of my shoes as I was laying down on the crap-smelling bed, telling me I better not talk about what I would see....yeah...those were interesting days


Chuck Greskovich Email
03/31/13

What city are you located? Alamo

What state are you located? California

Comments:
Was stationed at Cooks Barracks from February, 1967 through August 1968.  Back then it was A Company, 144th Signal, 4th Armored.  Served in RTT's mounted on 2 1/2 ton trucks.  Believe Racke (sp) was the Bn Cmdr, Maj then promoted to Lt. Col during my tour.  The  times were good and the memories pleasant.  Remember a guy named Olenhausen (sp) believe he was from NJ, Butch Smart, Ill. Jim Foy, (Ohio?), Mike Radjenovich (Wisc.), Cherry, and we had a Company Comander that stole the company funds and went to jail...can't remember the crooks name.  The we got a really good CO, Capt....but as the years add up, the memory fades.
Had some friends in the ComCenter....envied them  on those cold winter nights,  them inside, and us in the trucks.
Remember one evening when we tuned one of our transmitters to a local radio station frequency and knocked them off the air singing Christmas Carols in English....what's the statute of limitations on air piracy?
After my wife came over we found a 4 room flat in goeppingan from some locals, @ $60.00/month.  Spent a lot of holiday with  the locals. Bought an old (53 Benz...4 cyl diesel) and visited Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France and of course Germany.
Lots of great memories and good times.
Any one ever found beer, here, as good as the beer there?
  


Sabina Nisic Email
03/30/13

What city are you located? Ft Hood Texas

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was looking for a friend when I came across this page. Thank you for whom ever made this page. I was raised in Donzdorf close to Goeppingen where Cooke Barracks used to be. I moved to Texas in 1991 and if you remember me please feel free to send a line.
BTW I did find the friend on here and I am extatic ... because I have been looking for him 10 yrs. :)


Douglas Janelle Email
03/29/13

What city are you located? Somerset

What state are you located? New Jersey

Comments:
I was in Goeppingen a dependant (Army Brat) from 53-55. Attended 8th grade in the dependant's school - then started high school in Heidelberg  where we had to stay in the dormitory during the week and back to Goeppingen for the weekends.  Loved the whole time there.


Robert Knapp Email
03/29/13

What city are you located? Petaluma

What state are you located? California

Comments:
I was in the 28th Inf. Div. Band (Pennsylvania Nat. Guard) at Cooke Barracks from Jan. '54 to Dec. '54, then transferred to the VII Corps Band in a suburb of Stuttgart. It was much better at Cooke, much more relaxed. We had a superb band leader, Mr. Walliman and the greatest bunch of guys you could ever hope to work with. I am still in contact with several of them, and that was 58 years ago. My, how time flies. For further information, send me an Email.


TOM DARR Email
03/29/13

What city are you located? MASSILLON

What state are you located? OHIO

Comments:
Nov. 1970--Dec. 1971   504-501st Admin.  Personnel Mgt.
Drove a red BMW 2002    Especially looking for James Dorsey, Sam Huffman, and Tim Poole. Would like to hear from anyone who served Admin. during this time!  Remember SSGT. Rock?  I'd like to hear from Ute H.!!


Jack Goble Email
03/28/13

What city are you located? Loudon

What state are you located? tennessee

Comments:
I was station at goeppingen germany from oct 1961 thru oct 1963. 
I was in h. co 144 sig. bn . sgt carter was my leader


sam matheney Email
03/27/13

What city are you located? fredericksburg

What state are you located? virginia

Comments:
MP Platoon.  Best assignment ever.  Loved Planet Gerp. 


SGT David Polizzo Email
03/27/13

What city are you located? Deerfield Beach Florida

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
Hello I was there in 1985 to 1987 1st IDF 4/16th  Big Red One 1 Moter pool with Sgt Szpak ,and Sgt Creek Doug Yager CW4 hages


Thomas Merrifield Email
03/26/13

What city are you located? Newnan

What state are you located? Ga

Comments:
New email address for guestbook....


Anthony Anderson Email
03/25/13

What city are you located? Lucerne

What state are you located? Maine

Comments:
Our family, the Andersons lived in Cooke Barracks for 3 years, during which I attended grades 3-6. It was the best time for me - no TV, we were always outdoors and having fun. Also, the Boy Scouts were awesome with the US Army providing everything including drivers, tents and cooks. My bro Richard just found his 6th grade class photo - hope I can find mine.


Craig Stephen Reese Email
03/24/13

What city are you located? Atlanta

What state are you located? GA

Comments:

I was stationed in Goeppingen Germany (1st Infantry Division - Big Red One) from October 1989 to December 1991.  I was a Specialist (E-4).  Songwriter and Producer.  I co-wrote a song with a good buddy James Lentini ("Friend for Life") and also co-wrote several songs with Charles "Chuck" Hoyle ("Between the Broken Lines", "What Does Tomorrow Bring", "Friend for Life" (Reese, Hoyle & Lentini), "Colour Makes the World Go 'Round".  Trying to locate these guys and reconnect / collaborate on some new rock tunes.  Hope to connect with you soon.


Bonnie Dunham Upshaw Email
03/24/13

What city are you located? Acworth

What state are you located? Georgia

Comments:
What a great site.  I lived in Cooke Barracks in the 60's.  My brother and sister and I always talk about the wonderful time and experiences we had there. I can remember them like it was yesterday. I will pass this site on to them.


bill knight Email
03/20/13

What city are you located? gibbstown

What state are you located? nj

Comments:
spent oct 1954 to oct 1956 in goeppingen went back in 1957 july and got married in dillingen donau .


Ron Ostergaard  Email
03/20/13

What city are you located? Anaheim

What state are you located? California

Comments:
I was in the 48th transportation co from Dec 1972 till Jun 1974


Raymond Collins Email
03/20/13

What city are you located? Dallas

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
Was in 144th sig bn 1960-1961. Worked comm center. Transfered to Stuttgart VII Corps until June 1962 then back to U.S.


Dana Costello Email
03/19/13

What city are you located? Clarksville

What state are you located? TN

Comments:
My husband, Gene, was stationed at Cooke Barracks from 1985 through 1988.  Worked as a helicopter mechanic & crew.  I came in May, 1986.  Best two years of my life was spent there as a military wife.  We were then transferred to Ft. Campbell, KY.


Jim Plankey Email
03/17/13

What city are you located? Mattoon

What state are you located? Illinois

Comments:
I was a 31V with Company C 299th support battalion in 1986 and 1987.  Good times!


Claudia Diggett Email
03/17/13

What city are you located? Göppingen

What state are you located? BW Germany

Comments:

I'm looking for Kerry-Anne Lacey (Cashman) Australia and Marissa Arredondo from California.
We were co-workers in the Housing Division - Göppingen.


Sherman Tate Email
03/15/13

What city are you located? Fayetteville..Fort Bragg

What state are you located? North Carolina

Comments:
I was in the Third Herd...573rd and then the 299th CSB. I use to work in the motor pool next to the CIF across the street from the warehouse. I enjoyed my time at Cook Bk or Plant Gurp...If you remember me please drop me a line and lets remember the good times.


Dario R. Schiappa Email
03/13/13

What city are you located? Binghamton

What state are you located? New York

Comments:
I served with the 1st IDF Forward (Danger Forward) HHQ Signal Detachment from March, 1975 through May, 1977 and was assigned as a Multi-Channel Communications Operator (MOS: 31M40). After a few months of living in the barracks, my wife and children joined me and we moved to an apartment off post in a small village called Gammelshausen, about 13 k's from post. We really loved our time there and it was the best and favorite assignment I ever had while serving in ther Army. My greetings to Joe Sullivan and all the guys who served in Signal during those days!!   


Jim Ground Email
03/13/13

What city are you located? Mission Viejo

What state are you located? CA

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks as part of the Air Force Detachment to the 1st Infantry Division (Fwd) from 1975-1978.  Our four Forward Air Controllers (F-4 pilots from Spangdahlem AB) and ROMADs trained with US, Canadian, Dutch, German and Allied air assets providing close air support to 1st ID units during local exercises and training at Hohenfels, Grafenwoehr and REFORGER exercises throughout southern Germany.  The mission was challenging, but being in southern Germany made it much more enjoyable.  It was a great time for our family also, and we took several trips around Germany, Switzerland and Austria gaining many fond memories.


Bill Greenwood Email
03/13/13

What city are you located? Plano

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was with 504th Admin Co from Sep 66 to Aug 68 in Personal Action Section. I have great memories of this tour of duty and Germany.


elliot tigler Email
03/12/13

What city are you located? marrero

What state are you located? louisiana

Comments:
I was assign with the 504 admin. co. working with the post office in accountable mail in 1969-1971


Joe Sullivan aka joewillie Email
03/11/13

What city are you located? Mt.juliet,tn trans from penna.

What state are you located? Tenn.

Comments:
Stationed at ft.gopp 3-74 to 10-76 great place met the best people of my life I miss them still.german, American days was a blast .trips to mike town .nothing will ever take the place of those carefree times and being a proud member of the big red one.


Jack McPherson Email
03/08/13

What city are you located? Aberdeen

What state are you located? Wa

Comments:
I was stationed with 504th Admin August 1967-November 1969.  Best years of my life.  Great place great people to work with great times. Brought home a 2002 BMW wish I still had it.


Doug High Email
03/07/13

What city are you located? Asheboro

What state are you located? NC

Comments:
I was there from 63 -66


George Kasnic Email
03/05/13

What city are you located? Havre de Grace

What state are you located? Md

Comments:
Just stopping by to say hello. I was DTO/Support Ops (at various times), HHC 299th Support Bn 88-90 (CPT George Kasnic).  Drop me a line and say hello, if you like.


Charles Gary Mobley Sgt Email
03/03/13

What city are you located? Dyersburg

What state are you located? Tennessee

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks in 1969. I left in October for Vietnam a second tour. i was with C/144 Sig Bn. We had a lot of good times there. I remember George Slavens PW McCulloch (lives here) Poledri Galyean whom i tied to his rack and put him against the shower wall late one winter night because he was drunk and yelling so much we couldn't sleep. He begged for 10 minutes and swore to not make another peep if i would just turn off that ice cold water. We never heard him anymore that night. Some of us were hungry one night so we drove to Ulm for a pizza and we made revelie too! I used to hang out at the Gasthaus Hexenkeller in Heidenhiem with the Webers. Frau Edna was the best cook!She always let me into the kitchen to have samples. I used to talk to a German POW who said he was treated so well by his US captors at The Texas POW camp, he would never let me buy a drink! I got my car stuck in the snow one night and when two of my friends and i knocked on a door for help,we were invited in,fed,and defrosted before we went for the car. They would not accept pay, only asked if we have the opportunity, help a German in need in our Country. I was shot point blank in the back with an M14 blank and got a ride back to C/B in the ambulance. I still have the scar. Great times Great friends Great memories! 44 years ago! I was 20 then... We had a couple of don't ask don't tell limp wrists too ! Never a dull momet in C Company!


richard anderson Email
03/02/13

What city are you located? Bar Harbor

What state are you located? MAINE

Comments:
Lived in Bld 316 C6 1958-61 as a dependent....loved it!



Sibylle Robertson Email
03/01/13

What city are you located? Columbia

What state are you located? South carolina

Comments:
Looking for some old Party people. I used to work at the Galaxi at the door 1983 and partied till 1990 at the Life in Goeppingen and Boeblingen where ever was the party there I was......wish i could find all the people i used to party with. i miss all the crazy times......anyone from 1983 to 1990 email me....like to hear from you....hope yall all doing well even tho we kind of old now lol
wish i could go back in time sometimes.....


Tony Conrad Email
02/26/13

What city are you located? Zachary

What state are you located? Louisiana

Comments:
I was stationed with the 48th Transportation Company from 1966-68 at Cooke Barracks, Goppingen, Germany.  I worked on helicopters mainly CH-34 and CH-37's.  I had a great time and made alot of friends.


Dianna Mank Smith Email
02/26/13

What city are you located? Lenexa

What state are you located? Kansas

Comments:
Jerry Mank was stationed at Cooke Barracks Sept 1969 - late 1971. I believe he was with the 48th Transportation. We were married and we lived off base for about 1 1/2 years. Jerry Mank passed away in 2008.  
We met a lot of people and sadly lost contact with most. If you remember us email me, I'd love to heard from you. 


Timothy "O'B" O'Briant Email
02/25/13

What city are you located? Deland

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was with HHC 4/16 INF.FWD. 1986-1989. S&T platoon, CO driver Capt Brooks and Capt Clark also the ast. armor for SSG Masonhiemer


Donald L. Dean Email
02/24/13

What city are you located? Las Vegas

What state are you located? Nevada

Comments:
Great place.  I enjoyed every minute there from 1964 -1966.  Great friends, food, beer and women.  I was the PSNCO for the 404th.  


Frank Bartolone Email
02/24/13

What city are you located? McHenry

What state are you located? IL

Comments:
I was at Cooke Barracks from Spring 1970 to November 1971
B Company 1st or 4th Armored Division 31S20


Eric Wolleson "Wally"  Email
02/23/13

What city are you located? Lima

What state are you located? Ohio

Comments:
I was stationed here from '86 to '88, HHC 4/16. I was toolman and mechanic for Delta Co. Like to hear from Steve Taylor or family. Those were great times.


Lorna Bergdale Gilbert Email
02/23/13

What city are you located? Houston

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was there as a brat in 1955; my father was Maj. Harold G. Bergdale; if anyone knew him, or me, I would love to hear from you.  At that time there was just one DOD school, grades 1 - 8.  Beginning in 9th grade the kids went to DOD boarding school in Heidelberg, which I just missed, to my everlasting regret!   I loved my time there as a kid.  There were miles and miles of woods to explore around the family housing area.  It was a little bit of a trek from the housing area to the base--a blacktop road, steep downhill from the housing area and then steep uphill to the base.  Some of the videos and pictures show the chapel.  Christmas Eve 1955 my family and I walked to the chapel for the midnight service. It was a mild, still night, and huge snowflakes were drifting down; a favorite memory.  


BOBBY HALLCOMB Email
02/20/13

What city are you located? DETROIT

What state are you located? MICHIGAN

Comments:
It's been awhile since I last vivited this site.  Just wanted to check back and see if there were any new postings from guys that I might have known.  I am Robert J Hallcomb III formerly of "A" Company, 144th Signal Bn. I was in Goeppingen from 1961-1963. Radio teletype, and air radio relay operator. Worked midnight shifts fron the 4th AD  HQ building basement.  I am trying to locate (then SGT) Nilger D. Moore. Also Renate (Ovalle) Neher.   


Thomas Richard Spradlin Email
02/20/13

What city are you located? Morristown

What state are you located? Tennessee

Comments:
I served as Assistant Staff Judge Advocate and Chief of Military Justice of the 4th Armored Division, Headquartered at Cooke Barracks. My tour of duty was from 24 June 1963 to 12 May 1966. In off-duty time, I also served as Custodian of the Division Headquarters Rod and Gun Club and as a USAREUR Examiner and Instructor licensed to give instruction and examinations to U. S. personnel applying for the German Annual Hunting License.

Although my duties as CMJ required me to spend much of my time on travel to the various kasernes of the Division and trying general courts martial in Fürth/Nürnberg, it was always good to return "home" to the "Flugplatz" -- even though I would usually find myself at such times at the top of the roster for Field Officer of the Day.  


Francis Kuhn Email
02/18/13

What city are you located? Greeneville

What state are you located? Tn.

Comments:
Great time while i was there.


Niko Weber Email
02/18/13

What city are you located? Stuttgart

What state are you located? Germany

Comments:

Hello my name is Niko Weber I was born on 02.03.1977 in Göppingen.


I am writing here because I am looking for a particular person. Maybe someone knows this person?
His name is
(Sgt.) Johnny Brown; he was stationed in Cooke Barracks, Göppingen perhaps 1976 - 1978. He was then 30 or 31 years old and he is a black man. He had an apartment in Faurdau, Iltisweg 4 -maybe... He had a car a white Mercedes. He had a girl her name is Heiderose.

Maybe someone can identify this person?
I look forward if anyone can help me further.

               
Greetings from
Niko Weber


tammy coleman Email
02/18/13

What city are you located? cincinnati

What state are you located? ohio

Comments:
It's exciting to find this site and see all the people that remember Cooke Barracks fondly. To bad they are no longer there.


clyde felts iii Email
02/18/13

What city are you located? lobelville

What state are you located? tennessee

Comments:
was their from 1986-1989,had a great time,met the love of my life.diana geillings.hated going to the field,but loved going out on the town.and the german mark rate was great.


Derek Crace 
02/17/13

What city are you located? Phoenix

What state are you located? AZ

Comments:
I attended the DOD junior high and was a dependant at Goeppingen from 71-73 as my father was stationed there and we changed duty stations from Augsburg.  It was one of the greatest times in my life and I remember when our small DYA team won the USAREUR Basketball title.  The Raiders kicked butt that year!


Jon W Christianson Email
02/17/13

What city are you located? Springfield

What state are you located? missouri

Comments:
1988-1991 1st.I.D F. Aviation Had a great time at planet gerp. Any coworkers feel free to contact me.


Richard Hanssen Email
02/16/13

What city are you located? Edgewood

What state are you located? Maryland

Comments:
I WAS IN Co B 144 SIG AT ERLANG Ger. FROM 1961 - 1963 the main Co was Göppingen.


Don McAllister Email
02/16/13

What city are you located? La Pine

What state are you located? Oregon

Comments:
I was with Co B 144th Signa Bn 4th AD  June 1960 - November 1962,
Cooke Barracks. Our CG was MG John K Waters aka Black Jack Waters. He was Gen Geoge S. Pattons son - in - law.

CO was Captain James L. Young, great Leader, became Bn XO.

Visited there 2 years ago ( 2011). The barracks is gone, but Hohn Recburg were I was relaying from is still there.


David King Email
02/15/13

What city are you located? Birmingham

What state are you located? Al

Comments:
Was there in 71-74 as a brat. Dad was Air Liason Officer,Lt. Col. Jack King USAF


Lewis Lindsey Email
02/12/13

What city are you located? Long Beach

What state are you located? California

Comments:
I served with A company.  1st/and 26 inf. at cookebarracks from 1981-1983 with weapons platoon. Squad leader was Sgt. Becker.  Would like to hear from any of my alphgators.  My number is 5307748805. First team bluespader for life.


Diana Gellings Email
02/11/13

What city are you located? Göppingen

What state are you located? Germany

Comments:
Hi ... I'm looking for people who where stationed at Cooke Barracks in between '90 and the end in feb '91 .. pls feel free to contact me 


Timothy p Mitchell Email
02/11/13

What city are you located? West Frankfort

What state are you located? Illinois

Comments:
Well, i found this site by looking for an army buddy, and it was almost like walking down the street passing the M P station, I was in Bravo Co,1/26th infantry, from 73 to 76, it didn't end well, but it was anamazing time in my life,I'm looking for herman Baumgardner, or james gilbert and steve vanorder, and i'd like to know, if anyone has or knows where I could get some of the blue spader insignia, i;vs looked at every army surplus store i come to no luck, i'd really like to find some,and thanks for the memmories,!!


Gregory "Gregg" Kennebrew Email
02/08/13

What city are you located? EL Paso

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was in A co 4th/16th BN ALPHA RAIDERS 82-84, DROP IN, SAY HEY...


Luis R Roman Email
02/06/13

What city are you located? Ft Benning - Columbus

What state are you located? GA

Comments:
To all my comrades. I was stationed in Cooke Barracks 1976 - 1977.
I was working with Communication Center Section. Would like to locate J.C. Austin - CommCenter Chief, Pedro Carreras, and others with the crew.


Dagmar Wilkinson Taylor Email
02/04/13

What city are you located? Blairsville

What state are you located? Georgia

Comments:

So many posts bring up so many memories....and questions! Who knew my dad, Sgt Bernard D. Wilkinson (was with the IG) ; my godfather Spec Bob Wheeler who was with the MP's? I went to Goeppingen Elementary school (this also is the name of a FaceBook group ~ check it out if you were a dependent) from 1957 -1963. My dad was assigned to Korea and my mom, being a German National, decided to stay in Goeppingen. This extended my attendance at school so long that I saw some families rotating back for their 2nd tour, one of these families was the Storto's - sound familiar? Please contact me. My mom took on a job as a telephone operator on base and I went to see matinees on Sats and on Sunday attended chapel and Sunday school My best friend was Cathy White, whose dad was Maj Robert White, who was possibly promoted to LTC.  More names spin in my head...all I know that 98% of us having been to Cooke Barracks, whether soldier or dependent or Local National, have great memories.
Best wishes to all!


Donald Clay Email
02/03/13

What city are you located? Okreechobee

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was a mechanic and VTR driver with the 4/16 from Feb.1983- Aug. 84.


Pauline Brazelton Email
02/02/13

What city are you located? Renton

What state are you located? WA

Comments:
I am looking for a friend.  Our fathers were stationed at Cooke Barracks.  Her name is Michelle Rivera.
Thanks.


Colleen Starecheski Farker Email
02/02/13

What city are you located? Jacksonville

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
Was there 1980-1982


Rich Morec Email
01/30/13

What city are you located? Minden

What state are you located? Nevada

Comments:
It's great to see all the entries.  I'm looking for guys that served with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company 4th Armored Division from 1963 to 1965.  I was a E5 in G4, the Division Transportation office.  I issued the 7th Army Clearance numbers for the convoy movements.  I also Issued the orders for the Armor Battalions to move by rail to Graf or Hoenfels. Ya - remember those hell holes.  Looking back - we all enjoied the country, but we all wanted come back to the country with the round door knobs and the big PX. the best to all the guys that served in Germany and to all the young men and women that now serve to protect our freedom! 


Barbara Raschmann Kosmatin Email
01/30/13

What city are you located? Raleigh

What state are you located? NC

Comments:
I am originally from Goeppingen Germany. I met my first ever love, Donnie Thomas, in 1970. He was stationed at Cooke Barracks Germany, Bravo Company. He is originally from Florida.
I have been living and now am a american citizen for more than 20 years. I would love to know what happened to Donnie.
I've had so many friends at that time. Please, anyone, if you know about Donnie, or have contact information for him, please let me know.
Just want to make sure he is having a great life.
Anyone else, we used to hang out at the Goeppingen park. Waterfountains and secluded benches. Grave yard was near by. We used to go "tripping" at the grave yard and or park.
Would love to hear from you.
Barbara Raschman Kosmatin


Richard C. Espinoza Email
01/27/13

What city are you located? Clarksville

What state are you located? TN

Comments:
I was with the 198th PSC from 1988 thru 1991, If any old friends see this drop me a line.


Carl Elliott Email
01/26/13

What city are you located? Rochester

What state are you located? NH

Comments:
I was stationed at Cooke Barracks from April 65 thru December 66.  I was with the 48th Transportation Company (GS).  I liked Goeppingen and the surrounding area.  When my wife and son joined me, we lived in Eislingen.  Loved Germany and went back three more times before retiring.


Daniel Craig Email
01/26/13

What city are you located? Spartanburg, SC

What state are you located? SC

Comments:
Was assigned to the AG Company, 299th Spt Bn from Dec 1983-May85.
Great assignment.  Pretty country, great skiing and food.  Worked with Dorn Crawford, John Harris, Bob Iosue, Terry Henry.  Great guys.  Also knew Conrad Meyer (jerk), Justin Porto, and Elbert Scott.  Personally knew Jim Allen (another jerk), and Bill Causey.  Met and got to know Chaplain Leonard Lukaszewski - terrific Priest, Soldier, and Friend.
Would love to hear from anyone assigned there during that time.


Scott Copley Email
01/25/13

What city are you located? Pittsburgh

What state are you located? Pennsylvania

Comments:
Just saying hello again.  I have great memories of Cco 299th Spt. Bn, 1986-1989 if anyone was there at that time.  I got to go back to Cooke Barracks in 2002, and it was a very different place.  I'm sure it's changed even more since then, but there were some recognizable buildings still there.  The building I lived in, and those around it were torn down, but the concrete steps to each of them were there.  It was eerie, but good to see.  The "new" bowling alley had been turned into an italian restaurant - I ate dinner there and looked around.


joseph pinson Email
01/25/13

What city are you located? cottontown

What state are you located? tennessee

Comments:
in quartermaster 1959 1960


joseph pinson Email
01/25/13

What city are you located? cottontown

What state are you located? tennessee

Comments:
in quartermaster 1959 1960


LaTosha Manbeck Email
01/24/13

What city are you located? Houston

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
Lived in Goep and went to school from k- to middle of 3rd grade. I loved that place and made some great friends. I recently found the 1989-1990 yearbook and thought I check some message boards.


webb cornwell Email
01/23/13

What city are you located? tallahassee

What state are you located? florida

Comments:
Was a gerp 65 to dec 66 wasdispatcher in motor pool . Had a good time how could you go wrong in southern ger. I rember a couple of guys david onslow and robert holcomb anybody rember me or the other guy email me


Philip Miller Email
01/22/13

What city are you located? Sanford

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
I was with HHC from 1989-1991. I'm trying to contact some friends who were there at tge at time.


EDWARD M. SCHMIDT 
01/21/13

What city are you located? CRANFORD,

What state are you located? NEW JERSEY

Comments:

 I WAS STATIONED WITH THE 9TH INFANTRY DIVISION IN THE AG/PA SECTION FROM DECEMBER 1955 TO AUGUST 1956. CAPT. CLARENCE IGO WAS THE OFFICER IN CHARGE AT THE TIME. PLEASE CONTACT ME, IT WOULD BE GREAT TO HEAR FROM YOU.


EDWARD M. SCHMIDT Email
01/21/13

What city are you located? CRANFORD,

What state are you located? NEW JERSEY

Comments:

 I WAS STATIONED WITH THE 9TH INFANTRY DIVISION IN THE AG/PA SECTION FROM DECEMBER 1955 TO AUGUST 1956. CAPT. CLARENCE IGO WAS THE OFFICER IN CHARGE AT THE TIME. PLEASE CONTACT ME, IT WOULD BE GREAT TO HEAR FROM YOU.


BALDO VILLARREAL Email
01/20/13

What city are you located? SAN ANTONIO

What state are you located? TX

Comments:
I was ther with C.co 573rd and then became the 299th support Imet some good people ther and some good memorys


William Harris Email
01/20/13

What city are you located? Washington

What state are you located? DC

Comments:
Stationed at Cooke Barracks 1964-1966 with the 504th MI Det


james hyron crane Email
01/20/13

What city are you located? portsmouth

What state are you located? VA

Comments:
I was stationed in Goeppingen, cook barracks from nov 1960 to may 1963.  worked in the 504th admin co as a personnel clerk, sp4. rotated back to the states for ets may 1963.  retired from the USAF as an E8 in Oct 1981. I really enjoyed my stay at cook barracks.


jeff ozment Email
01/18/13

What city are you located? romulus

What state are you located? michigan

Comments:
just looking to see if i can find anyone that was in HQ. company in 84 -86..Supprot platoon


Todd Reilly Email
01/16/13

What city are you located? St. Louis

What state are you located? Missouri

Comments:
I was station at Cooke from 1981-1983.....Good and Bad mermories

I was in the 1/26 "Blue Spadders". The BIG RED ONE.

TOP was First Sgt Mayo a great Man. I miss him MUCH he was like a second Father to me. He taught me how to be a real Solider.

When I left, I had very mixed emotions. Sad, but glad to feel the USA dirt once again under my feet.

I left behind my: Blood, Sweat and Tears. I latter went on to join Special Operations in "Central America". I will leave that story for another time.

GOD BLESS AMERICA

SGT. Todd Reilly



George W. Mercer Email
01/16/13

What city are you located? Arlington,

What state are you located? Texas

Comments:
I was stationed at cook barracks in1967-1970. I was in Command Aviation, Section.  4th Armored Division..We were in a small barracks building on the hill above the air field operations.


Weaver, Samuel Sgt Email
01/14/13

What city are you located? Patterson

What state are you located? Colorado

Comments:
Blue Spader stationed @ Cooke in Goppingen from '77 to '80. HHC 1/26 wheel and tracked vehicle mechanic in the motorpool. Spent two days at he reception center when I got there and then loaded my gear onto the mail truck and spent the next 30 in the field @ Graf. I've a list of names of some of the soldiers I spent time there with but with age my memory fails me with others. I'll post that list when I know I can't remember any more names.


Gary L Gross Email
01/12/13

What city are you located? Mechanicsburg

What state are you located? Pennsylvania 17055Served

Comments:
served with the 48th trans. Cooke Bks  Sept67-Feb.68   Remember Spc Soracco, Pvt Jon Christensen(best friend),Ken Morse


Carl Querna Email
01/11/13

What city are you located? Newnan

What state are you located? Georgia

Comments:
Treasured chapter in my life. Officers kid living in quarters on the circle. Had fun with the other kids and my brother Alex playing soccer, basketball, and Dungeons & Dragons. Fun


David & Debbie Brvenik Email
01/11/13

What city are you located? Boca Raton

What state are you located? Florida

Comments:
We were at Cooke Barracks from 1981-1984.  David was an MP and Armor and Debbie was the Assistant Sports Director at the gym/sports office.  Many many great memories here, including eating at the Cafe Honey Dew on the mountain, German American Friendship Week, lots of flag football and our son being born at the Klinik am Eichert in town.  Miss this place and would love to connect with anyone who might remember us.


Terry Riley Email
01/10/13

What city are you located? Edgewater

What state are you located? Maryland

Comments:
Cooke Barracks 1960 through August 1962. 4th Quatermaster, Co. "A".
Company Commander's jeep driver and then off to Nurnburg for Div. Baseball. Great time and made a lot of good friends there. Now living near Annapolis, MD. It's been home sweet home since. Shoot me an email and let me know what's up.


Samuel F Prato (Sam Prato ) Email
01/07/13

What city are you located? Fairport

What state are you located? N Y

Comments:
Served in the AG at HQ 9th Inf Div Feb 1956 to Nov 1956
Wonderful memories of learning
and maturing as a young EM.

Could never buy that education
:
what I learned in that year and the remainder of my service with the 2d Armored Division has benefitted me my whole life.


Randy Zandona' Email
01/06/13

What city are you located? Mt. Shasta

What state are you located? California

Comments:

I was stationed at Cooke Barracks with the 48th Trans from March 1969 to October 1970.  I worked in the orderly room which was located in the offices upstairs in the aircraft repair hanger.  That time there was an important time in my life with seeing some beautiful country and meeting a lot of great people.  I am currently retired and spend the most of my time in the Wilderness Backcountry..


RICHARD DIFFENBACHER Email
01/05/13

What city are you located? HURON

What state are you located? OHIO

Comments:
I WAS STATIONED HERE FROM 1967-1969.I WAS IN THE 48TH TRANSPORTATION COMPANY.WE WORKED ON AIRCRAFT AT THE AIRFIELD.I WAS A FIXED WING AIRCRAFT MECHANIC 67K20.I ARRIVED AS A PFC AND LEFT AS A SPEC 5.MY WIFE CAME OVER FOR A YEAR WHILE I WAS THERE.WE HAD A GREAT TIME THERE AND MET GREAT FRIENDS.THE GUESTHOUSES WERE THE BEST,AND THE FOOD THEY SERVED.


Kevin "Slim" Holland Email
01/05/13

What city are you located? Wolcott

What state are you located? Ct

Comments:
Was with 48th Trans from Dec.1972-Jul.1975 Worked in motor pool and spent most of my time with good friends partying. Can't believe it's been 40 years. I figure if I'm still around some of you others must have survived also. Doug Glover,Joe Gallant,Steve Richardson,Vinnie Gragg Jr,Pat Foy,Dirk Vanderdoes,Frank Burke,Jim Sergio CWO Gunther and many others that slip my mind. If your reading this drop me a line. If your someone that has contact with any of these people ask them to get a hold of me.


earl moyers Email
01/01/13

What city are you located? knoxville tennessee 37918

What state are you located? tennessee

Comments:
i was stationed at cook baracts with the 4th armored division between october  1957 till sept 1958 when i was transfered to the 7th army with the 81 missell battalion coporal and drove semi trailers till i went homein april 1959. i remember a lot of folks in the 4th armored division but nobody in the 81st missell battion.transferring me to the 81st misswell battion was  very unpleasant for me because i did not know anybody. i went to the school of hard knocks there and have always wanted to know where some of those people are. they hastly put that outfit together when the first nukes came to germany.thet needed tractor trailers drivers and i was chosen by  hard ass sergent to go. i made it out of there and never went back to goepington but saw a lot of folks on the ship back home.the upshur. the 4th armored outfit i was in has the reunions every year and i go to most of them but they are dying off every year and soon will be gone.




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