Category archive

Installation Awareness

Installation Awareness

Get to Know the Mission and Unique Customers at Grafenwöhr

Founded in the ninth century, the town of Grafenwöhr is located on an island between the river Creussen and the Thume stream. In 1907, Prince Luitpold, regent of the Kingdom of Bavaria, selected the area near Grafenwöhr as the training area for the Bavarian Army. In 1936, the Nazis quadrupled the training area. Home to the 7th U.S. Army Joint Multinational Training Command, today’s Grafenwöhr is part of USAG Bavaria. Grafenwöhr is the largest NATO training area in Europe. Keep Reading

Get to Know the Mission and Unique Customers at Fort Drum

Named in honor of Lt. Gen. Hugh A. Drum, who served in both world wars and was president of the company that managed the Empire State Building. Maj. Gen. Frederick Grant (son of Ulysses Grant) purchased the land in upstate New York in 1908. Originally named Camp Pine, units used the favorable summer climate to train. The post wasn’t named Fort Drum  until 1974. The 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) arrived at Fort Drum in 1985. During WWII, the 10th was the only division to receive special mountain training. They retain the “Mountain” designation to this day. Since 2001, the 10th’s four brigades have deployed more than 20 times. The coldest day on Fort Drum was Jan. 16, 1994 (-43 degrees… Keep Reading

Go to Top