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USAr Büren

Last modified: 02 Jan 2017, submitted by: Joker

Country: Germany    Region: NRW

Locale: 5kms East of Buren

Latitude: 51° 32' 59" N     Longitude: 8° 38' 17" E

Area use / Military Branches: Demolished


Former Büren site was a NATO Corps Level C-type nuc storage for Nike Herc missile warheads to be used by all NATO forces in North and Central Germany. The site was under Central Army Group (CENTAG) command. Site supervision: 5th US Army Arty Grp; 27th Ordnance Co. Site security: 275th MP Co.
After deactivation the site was demolished and the nearby Stockerbush camp was rebuilt as a maximum security prison!
5th USAAG was also responsible for these other sites:
- 27th Ord Co (Sp Ammo)(GS) Stöckerbusch Ksn, Büren
- 4th FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Werl
- 33rd FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Dellbrück
- 43rd AD Det (Msl Wh Spt) Düren-Drove
- 66th AD Det (Msl Wh Spt) Soest-Büecke
- 85th FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Geilenkirchen
- 507th AD Det (Msl Wh Spt) Hinsbeck

27th Ornance Company web
The camp was also homebase to BE garrison Büren (Cortemark Bcks) with these units:
13 Artillerie, 1 Grenadiers, 31 Artillerie and 30 TPT

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Jack Burr, jackburr76@gmailcom | 22. September 2017 04:07

Retired US Army, LTC

I was a SP5 Finance Clerk in the Advance Party for for an Artillery Battery from Ft Sill OK. I never knew the mission of the Units stationed at Stuckerbusch. I computed pay the old fashion way.

Dates in country Augut,1962- Janurary 1964.

michelle LaFayette, | 19. July 2017 15:46


Hey there sorry but I got there in 1979, 5th USAAG. We were in Buren with the 27th Ord. I to am trying to find folks. My kid was born over there in the Buren Hosp. I'm trying to get vital records or, really anything.Man this is a MESS. I can't find anything on this duty station seems almost as if it never was there.

Ruben Scholfield | 11. March 2016 15:41


Hello is Someone there? I need help

Robert Moretin, | 05. March 2015 20:27

SP4 Documents clerk.

Back in Jan 1961 we came to Buren with the 27th Ord. Co. We were the first ones there.It was a year later when we start receiving our missiles. I was there untill Sept. 1964. Is there anyone out there from that era.

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