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Anyone who was with the 123rd Signal Battalion before and after the move from the Hindenburg Kaserne in Wurzburg could help fill in some of the blanks.   I understand that the 123rd Sig Bn was in Kitzingen before going to Fort Stewart.  I don’t have dates on that though, or where they were stationed in Kitzingen.  Just leave a comment if you have this information.

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  1. I was stationed at Hindenburg from July 1983 till Sept 1989. I was first in Charlie Company which later became Alpha Company (if memory serves me…and it is fuzzy now!) I was in Cable platoon.

    The only Battalion Commander I really remember was LTC Gramiccioni (I think that’s how it was spelled…) He was the best. Of course I remember LTC Fink and he really was a damn fink.

    I had many good times and many bad times in the 123rd. The worst part of course were the constant trips to the field and the endless inspections.

    The best part was the bier, the Kiliani, the Spring Fest, and of course my daughter, who is now 21 and lives here in Colorado with me. I always wanted to write a book about Hindenburg. But…time flies and memories fade.

    Comment by Ken Broadway | December 28, 2008 | Reply

    • I remember both of those Battalion Commanders well. I remember LTC Fink yelling at his wife in front of several troops. It was a disgrace. LTC “G” was the best commander I ever served under. I was the Training NCO in the S3. My name is David Rogers and I became an E5 while I was there. I you would like you can reply to me at davidw.rogers57@gmail.com

      Comment by David Rogers | June 24, 2012 | Reply

  2. I too was at the 123 rd sig ,,from 64 to 65 , had fun with all the inspections too, also the alerts , good fun, LOL, I was a drafty US 56 36 —- er.. still have that number embedded, never to forget it, I have many pics that I can scan and put in ,as soon as the site is ready to add too, Thanks for this great site and for making it possible to do this for us all that served ,, yes,, thanks many times,to all,, Jer

    Comment by Jerry Williams | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  3. I was stationed with HHB 123rd Signal in Wurzburg at Leighton Barracks. End of 1991 thru 1992. I frequently traveled to Kitzingen during that time where part of our unit was stationed. I’m not sure about this Hindenburg Kaserne. All notes that I have read on this said it was in Wurzburg. This is what I currently remember, but as I review and things come to memory, I will let you know.

    Comment by Tracy | December 12, 2010 | Reply

  4. I was in Hindenburg Kaserne ’86 – ’90. 36M in C co, located in Wurzeburg

    Comment by dreamshadow | May 10, 2013 | Reply

  5. Spc4 James Gillette I was at hindenburg kaserne 123rd signal battalion 1981 -1982 Bavo company had a lot of good times lots of field duty and on alert seems like all the time our battalion commander was relieved of his duty for being so cruel to us dont remember his name but does anyone else remember this guy would love to here fromanyone who was there at this time

    Comment by James Gillette | July 16, 2013 | Reply

    • Hi Gillette,
      I was stationed at Hindeberg Kaserne 79 – 82, I was in Bravo Co with Bill Tannenbaum 3rd Plt. I remember Maj Fink got promoted to LTC, I was the First reenlistment he did as a LTC. After that he became the BC. Drop me a line. All the Best. A.J.Thompson

      Comment by A.J. Thompson | November 5, 2013 | Reply

      • stayGillette remember me Charles eldridge took boot camp ft Jackson sc ltc rex pierson stay in the woods all the tim two weeks out nmonth

        Comment by charles eldridge | February 23, 2014

  6. Mr. Thompson
    Great to here from guys that came from hindenburg not sure if I remember you been such along time were you from chicago?
    I was in 2nd platoon hung out with sgt vargas(chico) sgt alfiche sp4 serano sgt joo

    Comment by James Gillette | November 6, 2013 | Reply

  7. spc 4 Charles eldridge pcm plt c ompany 1980 to 1982 any old plt buddies give a call 2562440855 love too hear from old buddies

    Comment by charles eldridge | February 23, 2014 | Reply

  8. Hey Hindenburg survivors
    I was there from 1989 to 91, I was SGT Carson then Darby.
    First C rock, then after the shake up in C again. Only SFC Curry
    was still with me, he was such a bully that I’m sure he went far
    in his carreer.
    Do you remember the ‘missing; NCO on that
    field problem right outside Bieblried. I got found.
    Motor pool Hearn is here in Colorado also.

    Comment by Sharon | February 24, 2014 | Reply

  9. Call me guys 217 6385539

    Comment by Jimmy gillette | February 24, 2014 | Reply

  10. Jimmy Gillette contact info.
    email. jimmy13132000@aol.com
    phone. 217-638-5539
    1450 n. 8th st.
    springfield, Illinois 62702

    Comment by jimmy gillette | February 24, 2014 | Reply


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