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299th Engineer Battalion
37th Engineer Group

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Bn History (1954-1963)

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299th Engineer Battalion History
1954 - 1963
299th Engr Bn (Cbt) DUI

(Source: A Brief History of the 299th Engineer Battalion (Combat), (c 1989), LTC Cortez C. Aylor III)

3 December 1954, the 299th Engineer Battalion was activated in Hoechst, Germany. During its entire 9-year stay in Germany, the battalion was headquartered at McNair Barracks.

In July 1958 the battalion joined Task Force 201 and headed for Beirut, Lebanon, returning in September to Germany

In September 1963, the Battalion relocated to Fort Gordon Ga.

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(Source: Email from William Love, 299th Engr Bn, 1961-64)
The 299th Engr Bn was at McNair Kaserne at Hoechst, West Germany, from 1954 thru 1963. Attached are some photos of the Kaserne and some photos of Equipment. I was a member of the 299th in Germany and at Fort Gordon Ga  1961-64.

299th Engr Bn
McNair Bks, Hoechst


1. Mike-Nair Service Club (KB)

2. Motor pool (KB)

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4. Dump trucks (KB)


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