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The U.S. Army in West-Berlin maintained various military & civilian installations. Most of them were located in the district of Zehlendorf. But also in the other 5 districts under U.S.- jurisdiction (Steglitz, Schoeneberg, Tempelhof, Kreuzberg & Neukoelln), were American facilities. Below is an overview of former Berlin Brigade installations. (vintage 1985) Click buttons for interesting details & lots of memory photos.

O V E R V I E W - L I S T

MILITARY INSTALLATIONS:
(in Sept. 1985)


GENERAL LUCIUS D. CLAY HQ
("the heart" of the Berlin Brigade).

U.S. MISSION (USMLM)
U.S. CONSULATE
ALLIED CONTROL AUTHORITY / ACA, (Podsdamer Str. / Elsholzstr.)
ALLIED KOMMANDATURA, (Kaiserswerther Strasse)
JAROC, (Sven-Hedin-Str.)
BERLIN DOCUMENT CENTER, (Wasserkaefersteig)
ACP CHECKPOINT ALPHA at Helmstedt (GDR zone route entrance / exit)
BCP CHECKPOINT BRAVO at Dreilinden / Potsdamer Chaussee
CCP CHECKPOINT CHARLIE at Friedrichstrasse
RTO, (military railway station in Lichterfelde-West for duty trains)
AFN-BERLIN -AM/FM, TV, (Saargemuender Str, / BB )

U.S. ARMY HOSPITAL BERLIN (USAB) Fabeckstr.
(replaced the old 279th Station Hospital)
-Berlin Meddac
-Berlin Dentac

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS SITES

-Grunewald, Teufelsberg, (T-Berg, / Brit. Sector)
-Grunewald, Block 87 (U.S. antenna field and transmitter site / Brit Sector)
-Marienfelde

U.S. AIR FORCE at Tempelhof Central Airport (TCA)

Units:
-7350th Security Police Squadron
-7350th Air Base Group
-6912th Electronic Security Group (ESG)
-1946th Information Systems Squadron (ISS)
-1946th Communication Squadron (AFCC)
-Air Traffic Control Operations (AT)
-7025 Air Postal Squadron

U.S. BARRACKS:

-Mc Nair Bks (so-called -Gator Farm-)
-Andrews Bks.
-Roosevelt Bks.
-Turner Bks.


U.S.-FIRING RANGES:

-Keerans Range
-Rose Range
-Parks Range

Other Firing Ranges (used by BBDE)

-Ruhleben Fighting City -RFC- (Brit. Range, Brit. Sector)
-German Police Combat Training Compound, (Spandau, Brit. Sector)

U.S.-AMMO DUMPS:

-Block 92 (at the end of Huettenweg)
-Turner Bks. (outside in the rear)
-Dahlemer Weg (in the rear of McNair Bks.)

Other U.S. installations:

S&S Division (on Goerzallee, outside of McNair)
VON STEUBEN COMPOUND (Lichterfelde, Dahlemer Weg)
( DEH - Directorate of Engineering and Housing- )
-Self help issue point
-Housing Division
-Work order reception
-Fire prevention
-Drapery shop
-Furniture Warehouse
-Cold storage
-Paint store

CHAPELS:

-American Community Chapel (BB area, Huettenweg)
-McNair Community Chapel
-Andrews Community Chapel

CHILD CARE CENTER (BB area)

GYMS and BOWLING ALLEYS:
-Sports Center Gym (BB)
-Andrews Gym
-McNair Gym
-Tempelhof Gym

U.S. CLUBS:

-Starlight Grove Club (McNair)
-High Light Club (Andrews)
-Cafeteria
-Checkpoint NCO Club
-Friendship Pub
-Gator Club (McNair)
-Golf and Country Club (Golf Course Wannsee)
-Silver Wings Club Tempelhof

DAHLEM GUEST HOUSE
HARNACK HOUSE (Ihnestr)

U.S. SCHOOLS:

-Berlin American High School (Am Hegewinkel, BB)
-Thomas A. Roberts Elementary School (TAR, at Huettenweg, BB)
-John F. Kennedy School (Teltower Damm)

U.S. LIBRARIES:
-Maj Nicholson Library (BB)
-Andrews Library
-McNair Library
-Hospital Library
-Tempelhof Library

MILITARY CLOTHING SALES STORE:
-Aafes Tempelhof
-McNair Bks

AAFES Garage and Gasoline Station (BB, Huettenweg)

SWIMMING POOLS:
-Cole Sport Center (Huettenweg)
-Andrews Bks.

TENNIS BUBBLE
-at Huettenweg
-at Andrews

SHOPPING FACILITIES:

-Truman Plaza (main BBDE shopping center)
-Four Seasons Store
-Sugar Shack Commissary
-Dueppel housing area PX
-Andrews Bks. PX
-McNair Bks. PX

TRUMAN PLAZA facilities:

-Commissary / Main Exchange, Barber-, Flower-, Beauty-,Gift-, Optic- and
-Beverage Shops, Info-Center, Foodland, Book Store, Laundry, main APO and DPO office, Cafetaria

FOODLANDS:
-Truman Plaza
-Dueppel Housing Area
-Schlangenbader Housing Area
-Sundgauer Housing Area
-Four Seasons Store, (Beeskowdamm)

CAFETERIAS:
-Truman Plaza
-Clay HQ
-Andrews Burger Bar
-McNair Burger Bar
-USAHB
-TCA

US MOVIE THEATER:
-Outpost (Clayallee)
-Andrews (Andrews Bks.)
-Coliseum (McNair Bks.)
-Columbia (opposite of Tempelhof Air Base, TCA )

US-HOUSING AREAS

-BB (means the area around of US Clay Compound)
-Dueppel Housing Area
-Sundgauer Housing Area
-Schlangenbader Str. Housing Area
-Goldfinkweg Housing Area
-Dreipfuhl, Leichardstr and Clayallee Housing Area
-Baseler Str. Housing Area

US-HOUSING AREA STREET NAMES:

-BB HOUSING AREA
(Huettenweg, Taylorstr., Flanaganstr., Pritchardstr., Stewardstr.,
Am Waldfriedhof, Am Hegewinkel, Marshallstr., Argentinische Allee)

-DUEPPEL HOUSING AREA
(Lissabonallee, Lindenthaler Allee, Benschallee, Clauertstr.
Charles-H-King-Str., Edwin-C-Diltz-Str., Lloyd-G-Wells-Str.)

-SUNDGAUER HOUSING AREA
(Sundgauer Str., Jaenicke Str., Muehlenstr)

-PUECKLER HOUSING AREA
(Goldfinkweg, Puecklerstr., Bibersteig, Fischotterstr., Wildentensteig,
Frischlingssteig, Rehkitzsteig, Luchsweg)

RECREATIONS CENTERS:

-Hi-lite Rec Center
-All American Rec Center
-Wannsee-Outdoor Rec Center (Am Sandwerder/Wannsee)
-Skyrider Rec Center (TCA)

BBDE UNITS:

At McNAIR BKS:
-4th , 5th and 6th BN of 502nd INF (STRIKE)
(former 2nd, 3rd, 4th BN of 6th INF)
-Headquarter & Headquarter Companies,
-Combat Support Companies (CSC)
-A, B, C - Companies
-C94FA (later changed to E320FA)
-Motor pools
(5th & 6th BN were located on the opposite of the McNair main gate, (Goerzallee)
4th BN and C94FA Motor pools have been very next to the back gate of McNair)

At ANDREWS BKS:
-FSB (U.S.Army Field Station Berlin)
-42ENG (CSB and CO)
-HHC Special Troops
-USAISC (United States Army Information Systems Command)
-Military Police (287th MP CO)
-Combined Police Station / PMO
-42nd MP (Customs)
-BSSE
-CID
-MPI
-U.S. Army Band
-Dental Clinic
-Det A
-766th MI Det, 66th MI Group
-43rd Chemical Det
-Signal Company, 7781 AU
-Maintenance Division
-Transportation Division
-521st Maintenance Company (TMDE)
-Vehicle Rec./ Wrecker service / TMP office
-Motorpools
-Madison Square Garden Gym.
-YANKEE Stadion

INFO:
Andrews Bks have been the home of all -augmenting- Units (1961-1966)
They had supported the BBDE after the Berlin WALL has been erected.
After 3 months the units have changed,

THANKS FOR THE GREAT JOB!

At Turner Bks:
-F40A (Tanks)

At Roosevelt Bks., later, (1991) billeted at Andrews Bks
-6941st GUARD BATTALION, also known as Labor Service, (German employees)
(4012th, 4014th, 4077th, 4078 Guard Companies)
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