Hessisch-Oldendorf Air Station, Germany
Origin of current name: Named after the town of Hessisch-Oldendorf in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Date current name was assigned to base: May 21, 1976
Previous Names: Royal Netherlands AF Caserne, Hessisch-Oldendorf.
Date Established: May 21, 1976
Date Occupied: June 15, 1976
Construction Began: February 5, 1976
Base Units: 609th Tac Con Sq, 15 Jun 1976; 600th Cmbt Spt Sq, 20 Sep 1976.
Changes in Capability: An installation with no flying units. Under the 609th Tac Con Sq, station operated a Control and Reporting Post (CRP), and a computerized mobile radar that tied into the NATO Air Defense Ground Environment (NADGE) system for command and control of NATO aircraft on combat and training missions; as a northern extension of the 601st Tac Con Wg, the 609th Sq controlled installations of the 619th and 609th Tac Con Fits; the 600th Cmbt Spt Sq assumed responsibility for the base on 20 Sep 1976; it hosted the 600th Tac Con Gp and all tenant organizations, and provided base support for off-base installations of the 600th Tac Con Gp in the North German area. Major Commands to Which Assigned: USAFE, 21 May 1976.
Changes in Status: Closed 1991?
Base was Decommissioned on