Patrick Henry Village (PHV)


The Patrick Henry base is also sometimes known asPatrickHenryVillageshort for PHV. The base is located in the city ofHeidelbergin the south west ofGermany. The base was completed in 1947 after World War II and it was named after the Governor of Virginia. The base is designed to facilitate troops and workers living with their families. The base hosts US Army and Air Force soldiers and offers all the basic facilities of a city. It offers schools, grocery stores, recreational parks and activity areas, food places, dental, health care, sports and more. The base even has its own Burger King, Anthony’s Pizza and more. The best thing about the base is that its features are open to all everyone authorized to enter the base.

Patrick Henry Village Facts

  • Website: No known website for Patrick Henry Village
  • Location: City of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Latitude: 49.378
  • Longitude: 8.629
  • DSN: N/A

ThePatrickHenryVillageoffers both apartments and houses depending upon the rank of military personnel. The base has its own elementary school named asPatrickHenryElementary School. The curriculum ofPatrickHenryElementary Schoolis monitored by local authorities to ensure the quality of education delivered to the children ofUSforces families. The school administration pays close attention to the environment of school premises in order to keep standard of education at its highest level. There are also new plans to be introduced in coming years.

Soldiers at Patrick Henry Village

Helicopter lands at Patrick Henry Village

Areal View of Patrick Henry Village

Full areal view of Patrick Henry Village

The base also has a military hospital but it stands outside ofPatrickHenryVillage, located in the southern region ofHeidelberg. The hospital is located near another US Army installation named asMarkTwainVillage. The hospital is near to headquarters of Europe Regional Medical Command and it is also home to US Army Heidelberg Medical Activity. The hospital is a restricted area and it is secured with high level of security; a good feature of the hospital is that it is located near another US forces installation offering services to Mark Twain Village as well.

About Richard Wilson

Military veteran who spent most if his active military career outside US and never made back and currently lives in Europe but still haven't lost passion about military forces.

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