The Original Main Gate used by the Germans
from 1901 - 1945
Main Gate used by the US Army
from 1951 - 1958
The new Main Gate 1956
Main Gate 1958
Main Gate in 1962
The closed Gate in 2006
The closed Gate and Kaserne in 2007
The Last Main Gate was opened in 1987.
The Main Gate shortly after 9/11
Getting on Post was sometimes a major pain in the butt,
meaning the car checks!
Higher force protection was a necessity after 9/11.
The Main Gate, looking from the Bundeswehr sandbag bunker.
A German Bundeswehr soldier on guard
Members of the German Army on guard detail at Babenhausen Kaserne.
The Bundeswehr guarded US Army installations during and long after OIF.
Thank you for a job well done!
5.PzGrenLBtl 92 from Munster
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