DUELMEN, Germany — On Jan. 15, Lisa Stremlau, mayor of Duelmen, welcomed the leadership of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, headquartered on Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, and other military partners to the New Year’s reception held at the assembly hall of the school center. Col. Rodney Honeycutt, commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Morgan, command sergeant major, both from the 405th AFSB, were invited in order to meet and visit with the local citizens and dignitaries.
The 405th AFSB, other military partners and the citizens of Duelmen will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the Army Prepositioned Stocks 2-Duelmen, which is scheduled for May 2017.
The APS is a program that assists the U.S. Army as it continues to maximize its presence in Europe in order to deter and defend Europe against any type of foreign aggression. In addition, these APS sites, which store ammunition and equipment, assist in ensuring the United States’ commitment to the NATO alliance.
APS2-Duelmen is the second site to open in Europe. The first site, located in Eygelshoven, Netherlands, opened in December.