Bad Kreuznach Army Air Field, Germany
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced Feb. 15, 2000 that the Department of Defense would end operations at two overseas locations as the 25th round of base closures. Headquarters US Army Europe ceased operations in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, and returned six facilities to host nation control. They are the Bad Kreuznach Family Housing Area, the Army Air Field, the Hospital Kaserne, the George C. Marshall Kaserne, the Moersfeld Storage Point and Rose Barracks.
In the summer of 2000, the 12th Aviation Brigade, 5-158 Aviation Battalion and the 3-58 Aviation Battalion (ATC) relocated to Giebelstadt Army Airfield.
The area of the Airfields should be supplied due to its position of a commercial use. Retail trade is possible always, however here from view concerning town construction is not welcomed. A far use is desirable for aeronautical purposes, if an economical and immission-technically portable solution can be found here. Since there are basic variants of use for the surface hardly, here mainly alternative development possibilities are pointed out. It crosses the city of the saltworks valley in the elbow by the southern part of the town to the sports sites approximately around the stadium.
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