Country: United States Region: Overseas
Latitude: 49° 33' 49" N Longitude: 8° 28' 34" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
Mannheim is currently part of the new US Armed Forces Rheinland-Pfalz garrison
Current ony existing unit is Coleman Barracks which reroled to European Activity Set (EAS) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zee2gMyV8K4
Here vehicles and pieces of equipment receive depot level maintenance and a complete reset. After that they are staged, stored and ultimately issued back to USAr combat brigades in Europe.
The decision not to close Coleman Bcks has been taken after the 2014 Russian invasion of Ukraine, the US was forced to scramble for facilities to accommodate a rejuvenated USAREUR mission.
Nowadays there are some 20,000 pieces of equipment stored at Coleman. US Army has also set up a network of sites across Europe with pre-positioned stocks of equipment. The warehouses include locations in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Former Mannheim garrison consisted of:
- Coleman Army Airfield, Coleman, Sullivan. Funari, Spinelli, Taylor and Turley Barracks and th Benjamin Franklin Village housing facility. Exept for Coleman Barracks these all have been closed. All data listed below is from the past
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