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Old 08-29-2016, 10:05 PM   #21
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Back in the mid 90s, I did a deployment to Ramstein (I know..terrible, right?) But was staying at Sembach AB. While out exploring the portion of the base that was no longer operational (airfield was then used for grazing sheep) , we came across a remote command post. It was unlocked and still was odd because it was like everyone left one day and never came back. As I understood, it hadn't been used operationally for at least a few years when we found it.

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Old 08-30-2016, 07:13 AM   #22
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Those names bring back memories. I was stationed at Hahn Air Base.
Not to derail the thread too much, but I was AMAZED at how many bases have closed in Europe; this list from Germany *alone* lists 215 former Army installations. I saw pictures not too long ago of the passenger terminal and control tower at Rhein Main being torn down. I don't think about w*rk too much these days, but those pictures did make me a bit teary eyed.

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