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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 525-10
June 23, 2010

DOD Announces Installation Realignments in Germany

              The DoD announced today that it will return 22 U.S. Army, Europe, sites in Mannheim and Heidelberg, Germany, plus the Giessen General Depot between 2010 and 2015.

              These site closures are scheduled in conjunction with U.S. Army force structure changes in Europe that consolidate remaining personnel onto other DoD main operating bases and allow excess facilities to be returned to the host nation.

              Final dates for returns are event driven and subject to change. Site returns are planned as follows:

         • U.S. Army Garrison Mannheim
                    - Mannheim Class III Point (Summer 2010)
                    - Taylor Barracks (December 2010)
                    - Sullivan Barracks (2014)
                    - Benjamin Franklin Village Family Housing (2014)
                    - Funari Barracks (2014)
                    - Coleman Barracks (2015)
                    - Lampertheim Training Area (2015)
                    - Edigheim Beacon Site (2015)
                    - Spinelli Barracks (2015)

         • U.S. Army Garrison Heidelberg
                    - Schwetzingen Training Area (Summer 2010)
                    - Hammonds Barracks (December 2010)
                    - Campbell Barracks (2015)
                    - Patton Barracks (2015)
                    - Tompkins Barracks (2015)
                    - Kilbourne Kaserne (2015)
                    - Heidelberg Hospital (2015)
                    - Heidelberg Community Support Center (2015)
                    - Heidelberg Golf Course (2015)
                    - Heidelberg Army Heliport (2015)
                    - Mark Twain Village Family Housing (2015)
                    - Oftersheim Small Arms Range, including Heidelberg Rod and Gun Club (2015)
                    - Patrick Henry Village Family Housing (2015)

         • U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden
                    - Giessen General Depot (2015)

              For more information regarding this announcement, please contact Bruce Anderson, U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs, 011-49 6221-57-8694.