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Bamberg Army Post Review

Your Name (if you would like it to appear): Tracy H

Base Name: Bamberg   Base Location: Bamberg, Germany   How long have you been here? (give years please, ex. 2003-present)   June 05-April 07

What is housing like? On-post? (waiting list, conditions, etc.) Off-post? Any areas to stay away from? Average price to rent or buy? On post housing isn’t the best its apartments but they have started to remodel them. You can live off post they are also apartments owned by locals but still military housing if that makes since.

Rate the PX & Commissary.   there is 1 of each and its very small

Activities on base? there is a bowling alley, roller skating, skate park, a lake (which is really a pond)

Active Spouses Club? there is one and the ladies are really nice and they do have child care but its first come first serve

Things to do in area? there is lots to do in Bamberg go downtown and shop there is a castle you can to tour, just drive around its so nice.

School System? they have k-12 on post

Any colleges in area? don’t know much about that

Jobs? (on post and off) if you speak German then it might be easier to get a job

Favorite aspect of this base/surrounding city? Garmisch, Wurzburg, Nurnberg,   Least favorite aspect? its far from home

Local websites? (base, chamber, newspaper, schools, etc.) www.bamberg.army.mil

Any other tips? get out of your apartment and enjoy Germany!!

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  • Rachel May 25, 2010, 8:34 pm

    Hey Stacey, I am getting ready to join my husband in Grafenwhor Germany. Do you have any info for that base??? Love all your info on this site!!!

  • Rachel May 30, 2010, 7:36 pm

    I did get a lot of great info from that site. Thank you!!

  • chola February 9, 2012, 6:15 pm

    Where is 18th Engineer and where is the best place to live that is close to 18th engineer bde

  • Meghan November 13, 2012, 10:46 am

    I heard that the base is closing in September 2014? Does anyone know if that is correct? My finace is in AIT at Ft Leonard Wood now and just recieved orders that he will be stationed there. We are getting married this Dec 29th when he is home for Christmas Exodus. Will I be able to go with him? Any info on any of this would be greatly appreciated!!!

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