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  • JMTC hosts Gunfighter Gymnasium to improve your reflexes

    Aug 25, 2015

    The Gunfighter Gymnasium dramatically improves unit training and provides commanders a vital tool to increase Soldier lethality and survivability on the battlefield.

  • Army Europe senior leaders meet for annual conference

    Aug 25, 2015

    Senior leaders from across U.S. Army Europe met in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Aug. 24-25, for the USAREUR Summer Commanders Conference.

  • Standardization, validation kick off Expert Field Medical Badge

    Aug 25, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The 212th Combat Support Hospital along with medical personnel from USAREUR and the United Kingdom's 4 Armoured Medical Regiment continue their preparation to ensure the upcoming Expert Field Medical Badge testing is a success.

  • Devil Brigade ready to begin Operation Swift Response 15

    Aug 24, 2015

    Paratroopers, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and six NATO nations arrived to conduct a massive airborne combined joint forcible entry operation on Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr training areas in Germany, Aug. 17 through Sept. 8.

  • Baumholder is home away from home for Swift Response 15

    Aug 24, 2015

    Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and 10 NATO nations participating in Swift Response 15, the largest Allied airborne training exercise in Europe since the end of the Cold War, are getting all the base support they need from members of the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz in the Baumholder Military Community.

  • 51st Trans. and British partners build alliance through joint exercise

    Aug 24, 2015

    SENNELAGER, Germany - Soldiers from the 51st Transportation Company, 3rd Platoon, trained with the British unit 29 Royal Logistic Corps, 99th Postel Courier and Movement Control Squadron at an exercise named Knights Valor in Sennelager, Germany, July 22 through July 31.

  • Hessian Minister of European and Federal Affairs visits U.S. Army Europe

    Aug 24, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe headquarters welcomed Lucia Puttrich, the Hessian Minister for European and Federal Affairs, who met with Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of Army Europe, and his staff in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Hessian Minister of European and Federal Affairs visits U.S. Army Europe (German)

    Aug 24, 2015

    Das US-Army Europe Hauptquartier in Wiesbaden empfing StM Lucia Puttrich, die Hessische Ministerin für Bundes- und Europaangelegenheiten am 24.08. zu einem Treffen mit Generalleutnant Ben Hodges, Kommandeur des US-Heeres in Euopa und seinen Mitarbeitern.

  • 82nd Airborne and Allies jump into Swift Response 15

    Aug 24, 2015

    Nearly 170 paratroopers from 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, based in Fort Bragg, NC, executed a combat proficiency jump, Aug 24, 2015 at Grafenwoehr Training Area.

  • 173rd Airborne leads three-nation parachute assaults in Bulgaria

    Aug 24, 2015

    AVIANO AIRBASE, Italy -- Over 400 paratroopers from 12 NATO countries conducted simultaneous parachute assaults into Balchik and Tenevo Airfields in Bulgaria Aug. 24, 2015 led by the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade to start Exercise Swift Response 15.

  • A Coalition of Rangers Train Together in Swift Response

    Aug 23, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany (23 Aug, 2015) -- Army Rangers represent the pinnacle of professional infantry operations, no matter what county they come from. With this in mind, Ranger units from Germany, Italy and the United States recently arrived in Germany to train together as part of exercise Swift Response.

  • Igniting the Spark for a Stronger Alliance

    Aug 23, 2015

    CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, Estonia - Whether seated in a turret atop a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, or crouched on the ground reading a map, all Soldiers involved in the training exercise fixed their sights on the shared goal of the team as they watched the explosions in the distance.

  • US Army contracting team trains local institutions in Kosovo

    Aug 21, 2015

    U.S. Army Soldiers with the 1960th Contingency Contracting Team out of Huntsville Ala., and currently assigned to Area Support Team-Balkans in Kosovo, marked the completion of a five-day training series on market management and technical specifications, for approximately 20 members and officials from Ministry of Kosovo Security Force and their Land Forces Command, during a ceremony Aug. 14 in Pristina, Kosovo.

  • Building relationships: IMCOM Europe visits Hessian State Finance Ministry

    Aug 21, 2015

    Installation Management Command-Europe visited the Hessian State Finance Ministry in Wiesbaden, Germany, Aug. 20.

  • CATC Instructors prepare German soldiers for upcoming deployment

    Aug 21, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Two soldiers from the German Army's 391st Infantry Division, Thuringia, Germany, participated in small arms familiarization weapons training, Aug. 17-21, 2015, here.

  • US, Polish Soldiers overcome obstacles together

    Aug 20, 2015

    In U.S. Army basic combat training, there's a portion of training dedicated to performing a team obstacle course. The purpose: to team Soldiers up and test their ability to work together to accomplish a shared objective.

  • US, Norwegian engineers unite, build relationships

    Aug 20, 2015

    Under a cloudless sky and cool Estonian breeze, NATO allies from the United States and Norway worked together to improve a demolition range at the Central Training Area, near Tapa, Aug. 18.

  • Army Europe now accepting Vollrath Awards nominations

    Aug 20, 2015

    Human resources Soldiers and civilian professionals are now eligible to be nominated for the annual Lt. Gen. Frederick E. Vollrath Awards competition.

  • All BMEDDAC Clinics Earn Prestigious Safety Star Site Recognition

    Aug 20, 2015

    The Bavaria Medical Department Activity made history recently when all six of its clinics were officially recommended for the coveted title of Star Strong Sites in safety.

  • Vilseck Army Health Clinic cuts ribbon on clinic addition

    Aug 20, 2015

    Under the Bavarian summer sun, the Vilseck Army Health Clinic celebrated the official opening of its brand-new clinic addition building with a ribbon cutting ceremony, Aug. 14 in front of the clinic.

  • KFOR walks in Black Madonna Pilgrimage

    Aug 20, 2015

    Approximately 75 Kosovo Force soldiers joined religious leaders and local citizens in a 3-kilometer walk through the villages and countryside of Letnica, Kosovo, on Aug. 15 to celebrate mass outside the Church of the Black Madonna.

  • US, Hungarian troops hold peacekeeping exercise in Kosovo

    Aug 19, 2015

    A platoon of Hungarian Armed Forces troops from the 5th Bocskai Istvan, currently assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, conducted a freedom of movement exercise Aug. 13, at Camp Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Kosovo.

  • US Soldiers march with allies during Polish Armed Forces Day

    Aug 18, 2015

    WARSAW, Poland -- Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade marched in the Polish Armed Forces Day parade August 15, 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.

  • Trading weapons: Building stronger alliances

    Aug 18, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment participated in a combined rifle qualification range with Polish allies August 18, 2015 at the Wedrzyn Training Area in Poland.

  • Lithuanian, US troops tackle Poland mission

    Aug 18, 2015

    Equipment is check and rechecked. Supplies are loaded up and secured. A distinctive scent fills the air as engines crank and diesel fuel turns into smoke.

  • Service members take leap toward a stronger alliance

    Aug 17, 2015

    The blades of the helicopter roared to life as the Soldiers filed into the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, anxious expressions mixed with smiles of excitement on their faces.

  • US Soldiers march with allies during Polish Armed Forces Day

    Aug 17, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade marched in the Polish Armed Forces Day parade August 15, 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.

  • Celebrating allies: US Army invited to Polish Armed Forces Day

    Aug 17, 2015

    Thousands of people gathered here at the National Football Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, to meet with Polish soldiers and their American allies from P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment during Polish Armed Forces Day, Aug. 15.

  • Fighter jet fuel removed, prevents contamination

    Aug 17, 2015

    Following the F-16 crash, Aug. 11, 2015, near Engelmannreuth, Germany, 7th Army JMTC'S maneuver management and claims office contacted the Landrastamt of Neustadt an der Waldenaab county commissioner's office to begin clean-up efforts for the two fuel tanks that were dropped from the aircraft.

  • Transformation managed: Directorate closes after 8 years of hard work

    Aug 12, 2015

    Since its creation in 2007, the Transformation Stationing Management Office, or TSMO, has been responsible for moving units from Heidelberg, Darmstadt and Mannheim to Wiesbaden. It built the new home for U.S. Army Europe. It lived up to its name, literally transforming the footprint of U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden. As of Aug. 1, TSMO is no more and two of its divisions, Engineering and Master Planning, will return to the Directorate of Public Works.

  • German students visit Army Europe headquarters

    Aug 12, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Students from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung paid a visit to Army Europe's headquarters, here, Aug. 11.

  • Counterterrorism course builds a global team before 'the bomb goes off'

    Aug 10, 2015

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies' premier counterterrorism course helps to build a "global team against a global threat."

  • US Black Hawks elevate training during Atlantic Resolve

    Aug 10, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment conducted an air assault training exercise, Aug. 7, 2015, at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland.

  • US Soldiers play Latvian National Baseball Team in esprit de corps game

    Aug 10, 2015

    'Sky Soldiers' of Attack Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) out of Vicenza, Italy, tested their baseball skills against players from the Latvian National Team in Riga, Latvia, Aug. 8.

  • Multinational Battle Group-East Soldiers compete to be named Soldier of the Month

    Aug 8, 2015

    U.S Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers deployed to Kosovo competed in the Multinational Battle Group-East Soldier of the Month competition, August 1, 2015, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

  • Royal Air Force leaders visit 20th CBRNE Command

    Aug 7, 2015

    British Royal Air Force leaders visited the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Aug. 7.

  • 10th AAMDC Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 6, 2015

    Just before dawn on July 27, 12 Soldiers, non-commissioned officers, and officers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, and 5th Battalion 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment prepared to start day one of the 10th AAMDC's Best Warrior Competition.

  • Aviators perform medevac training, military working dogs climb to new heights

    Aug 6, 2015

    U.S. Army Soldiers with F Company, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, a medevac unit out of Clearwater, Florida, and the 345th Combat Support Hospital, a military field hospital out of Jacksonville, Florida, conducted hoist evacuation training for military working dogs and their handlers, July 24, 2015, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. The training was held to familiarize the dogs, handlers and medical team on how to secure and safely hoist the dogs for transport during an emergency situation.

  • Swift Response to exercise NATO airborne forces in Europe

    Aug 6, 2015

    The exercise will take place in Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and Italy and will include more than 4,800 Soldiers from Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

  • 184 US, African Soldiers graduate from JMTC's Warrior Leader Course

    Aug 6, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- A Warrior Leader Course graduation was held at the 7th Army Non-commissioned Officer Academy, here, Aug. 6.

  • Ghana soldiers get a taste of the Army's Warrior Leader Course

    Aug 6, 2015

    Four soldiers from the Ghana armed forces got the opportunity to participate in the United States Army's Warrior Leader Course held at the 7th Army Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, July 13 to Aug. 6, 2015 here.

  • US troops meet and greet local residents in southern Poland

    Aug 6, 2015

    A festive-music-filled atmosphere and the inviting smells of summer, with kids playing in the spray of water from a repurposed fire hose, set the scene for a community meet-and-greet hosted by the Soldiers of P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, August 5 on the town square here.

  • Bilateral wire guided missile training conducted in Lithuania

    Aug 6, 2015

    A bilateral training mission was held over a two-day period at the General Silvestras Zlikaliskas Training Area here, involving U.S. Army and Lithuanian Land Forces Soldiers learning to co-operate a wire guided missile system.

  • Taking a water break

    Aug 6, 2015

    Over the course of Atlantic Resolve, Soldiers have sent a lot of rounds down range, mastered a myriad of land navigation courses and jumped out of helicopters.

  • A former Soldier visits 2CR Troopers and gives a performance to remember

    Aug 5, 2015

    An American country music artist and U.S. Army veteran, Craig Morgan, took flight to Bavaria, Germany to perform at the 57th German-American Volksfest in Grafenwoehr, Jul. 31- Aug. 2, 2015. Before his performance, he took time to visit with Troopers assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment at Rose Barracks, located near Grafenwoehr, to view their day-to-day activities.

  • German civic leaders visit Army Europe

    Aug 5, 2015

    German Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Christian Milotat, German Bundeswehr or Armed Forces, and over ninety visitors from the Deutsch-Atlantische and Clausewitz Gesellschafts visited Army Europe, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, July 30, 2015.

  • U.S. Army Europe's CSM talks women's equality in Hohenfels

    Aug 5, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Sheryl D. Lyon, U.S. Army Europe, visited the Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Hohenfels, Germany, on August 5 in celebration of Women's Equality Day, which is recognized in the United States on August 26.

  • Camp Bondsteel MPs and military working dogs simulate active-shooter response

    Aug 4, 2015

    Military Police Soldiers from the 363rd Military Police Company out of Grafton, West Virginia, currently deployed to Kosovo in support of Multinational Battle Group-East, arrived on the scene during a July 24, active-shooter exercise to rehearse emergency response efforts with their military working dog partners, at the Camp Bondsteel Post Exchange.

  • Allied Spirit II: Sustaining the NATO Alliance

    Aug 4, 2015

    More than 4,500 participants from eight nations will participate in Exercise Allied Spirit II at the Army's Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany, Aug. 4-24, 2015.

  • Hohenfels Training Area cleared to land C-130 aircraft on new airstrip

    Aug 3, 2015

    A joint team from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army conducted the first C-130 landing at Joint Multinational Readiness Center in over two years, July 29. The test landing is a precursor to Exercise Swift Response 15, which will occur at Hohenfels in August.

  • TF Warhammer Forge hosts 16th Sustainment Bde leaders, assembles FARP

    Aug 3, 2015

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania -- Soldiers from Task Force Warhammer Forge in Romania assembled and disassembled a Forward Arming and Refueling Point at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base for Atlantic Resolve-South.

  • 702nd EOD hones readiness via urban training

    Aug 3, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Soldiers of the 702nd Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) conducted platoon level Field Training Exercise July 13-15 at the Urban Operations Site at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The quarterly focus for 702nd was readiness in irregular warfare, which led to the training of hand entry techniques, Improvised Explosive Devices, and dismounted operations on Improvised Explosive Devices.

  • 16th Special Troops Battalion Updates Its Arsenal

    Aug 3, 2015

    Soldiers from 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, completed an extensive range week using their newly requisitioned weapon systems July 20-24. Troops fired MK-19 grenade launchers, M2 .50-caliber machine guns, and M4 rifles throughout the week to maintain the battalion's mission readiness.

  • North Carolina National Guard adjutant general visits troops in Kosovo

    Aug 3, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Greg Lusk, the adjutant general of the North Carolina National Guard, met with Soldiers of Multinational Battle Group-East and talked about the bond between the Army National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve, during a July 17-19 visit to Camp Bondsteel and other military installations in Kosovo.

  • NATO, Operation Atlantic Resolve: The art of assurance and deterrence

    Aug 1, 2015

    For many Soldiers, the Europe-wide Operation Atlantic Resolve may appear to be merely a composition of combined training and exercises held between the U.S. and NATO allies.

  • August marks beginning of antiterrorism month campaign

    Jul 31, 2015

    August begins Army Europe's antiterrorism (AT) awareness month campaign and AT officials continue to emphasize efforts Soldiers, civilians and family members should take to avoid threats, situations and lone wolves that are possibly looking for their next target.

  • Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident complete multinational training in Ukraine

    Jul 31, 2015

    Approximately 1,800 soldiers from 18 different, NATO and partner, countries concluded the 12-day long multinational exercises Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident July 31, 2015, with a ceremony honoring the participants from each country at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center here.

  • National Guard Liaison Monitoring Team visits local school, volunteers with young adult education pr

    Jul 30, 2015

    With hands in the air and laughter filling the room, Soldiers clapped and stomped their feet to the voices of local children singing songs, July 15. National Guard Soldiers from half way around the world worked with a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping the children and young adults of Kosovo further their education by providing training workshops that develop leadership and job skills, and teaches them to resolve disagreements by working together within the community.

  • History in the making as 2nd CR Field Artillery tests new ammunition

    Jul 30, 2015

    History is made again as Troopers assigned to Alpha Battery, Field Artillery, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fired XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) fuses using M777A2 Howitzer weapon systems during the unit's first-ever field demonstration of the ammunition, at the Grafenwoehr Training Area located near Rose Barracks, Germany, July 24, 2015.

  • Engineer team inspects damaged Georgian city

    Jul 30, 2015

    A team of U.S. Army engineers and local emergency-management experts recently assessed damage from severe flooding in Tbilisi, Georgia, which claimed the lives of 20 people and killed more than 300 animals from the city's zoo.

  • US, Polish Soldiers take to water for training

    Jul 30, 2015

    The art of observing enemy activity while remaining undetected is a skill on which cavalry scouts of the U.S. Army pride themselves. Whether they're creeping soundlessly through the woods, or in this case floating down a tiny rain-swollen stream in the Polish countryside, their task remains the same: observe, report and get out as stealthily as possible.

  • Soldiers in Kosovo compete for German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    Jul 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East compete in the 100-meter swim for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, July 21, 2015, at the Step Sport Center in Pristina, Kosovo. To earn the badge, Soldiers must complete the swim while wearing their full duty uniform in under four minutes, and also complete events testing their marksmanship, physical fitness and ruck march endurance. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erick Yates, Multinational Battle Group-East)

  • "Learning from the past, preparing for the future"

    Jul 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe hosted former senior leaders, German partners and industry experts at a forum July 28-30 in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • US, allied cyber defenders discuss interoperability at Cyber Summit 2015

    Jul 29, 2015

    More than 140 cyber, communications and intelligence professionals from across Europe and as far away as Hawaii gathered in Wiesbaden for the Cyber Summit 2015, July 27-29.

  • Leaders discuss future of Army in Europe during Grafenwoehr visit

    Jul 29, 2015

    Members of the National Commission on the Future of the Army visited Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 29 to reach out to units on the ground conducting missions in Europe, including regionally aligned forces under Operation Atlantic Resolve, and learn about where the Army is going.

  • Dignitaries visit Rapid Trident 2015

    Jul 28, 2015

    An international delegation of distinguished dignitaries highlighted by Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander U.S. Army Europe, Ukrainian Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak and United States Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt visited the multinational exercise Rapid Trident 2015 at the at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine, July 24, 2015.

  • Memorial service held for USAREUR veteran; remembered for his impact in Europe, NATO

    Jul 28, 2015

    Jeff Parmer, retired Army Lt. Col. and Department of the Army civilian at U.S. Army Europe headquarters, was remembered for his courage, commitment and friendship at a Hainerberg Chapel memorial service July 24.

  • Forces conduct multinational Exercise Minden Shock river crossing

    Jul 28, 2015

    More than 200 multinational forces came together to execute a tactical crossing on the Weser River during Exercise "Minden Shock," July 28.

  • New precision guided fuse for artillerymen in Europe

    Jul 28, 2015

    The 173rd Airborne Brigade and the 2nd Cavalry Regiment conducted a New Equipment Training Live Fire Exercise, July 23-28, here.

  • Rapid Trident moves to the field

    Jul 28, 2015

    Members of the 18-nation exercise Rapid Trident 2015 are transitioning to their two-day field training today, July 29, 2015, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine.

  • Exercise Saber Guardian joins Rapid Trident in Ukraine

    Jul 28, 2015

    Approximately 1,800 Soldiers, from 18 different nations, trained together during the 12-day multinational Exercises Saber Guardian and Rapid Trident here, July 20-31.

  • National Commission on the Future of the Army visits Europe

    Jul 28, 2015

    Retired Gen. Larry R. Ellis, a member of the National Commission on the Future of the Army, speaks to a reporter at Army Europe Headquarters, July 28, during a press event, here.

  • Army Europe headquarters opens exhibit on history of unit

    Jul 28, 2015

    A white ribbon was cut apart to officially open a small, yet densely-decorated historical museum in Wiesbaden, Germany, July 28, highlighting the major achievements in Army Europe's history, which dates back to World War I.

  • NATO officer visits US Soldiers in Poland

    Jul 28, 2015

    A senior NATO officer visited U.S. troops in Poland July 27 to observe their training and discuss their increasing role within the alliance.

  • Marshall Center library's newest donation showcases maritime piracy

    Jul 27, 2015

    Portuguese navy officer donates book on maritime piracy to the Research Library of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

  • Lessons from the past: Visiting one of the largest mass-murder sites in history

    Jul 27, 2015

    It can sometimes be difficult to fully grasp the magnitude of something solely from a history lesson. Often times, to completely understand, people must see it for themselves.

  • US, Polish Soldiers send rounds down range in team live fire exercise

    Jul 27, 2015

    After training together for weeks, U.S. and Polish Soldiers got one last chance to see how effectively they could communicate and work together in an exercise, which would demonstrate their ability to send hot lead down range.

  • Oberdachstetten Local Training Area: Hidden in plain sight

    Jul 24, 2015

    OBERDACHSTETTEN, Germany -- Tucked away within the northern fringe of the Frankenhöhe nature park lies a place where the decaying skeletons of the area's World War II past bear witness to 21st century Soldiers training with today's high-tech equipment on state-of-the-art training facilities.

  • US, Moldovan signaleers build communications interoperability

    Jul 24, 2015

    Signaleers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Moldovan army, conducted communications training here as part of Exercise Common Effort 15, July 20-22.

  • Army's top intel officer visits Army Europe

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Army's Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Lt. Gen. Mary A. Legere, met with leaders and Soldiers while visiting U.S. Army Europe's area of responsibility, July 20-24.

  • US, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria train together at Rapid Trident 2015

    Jul 23, 2015

    Under the hot Ukrainian sun, Soldiers from the United States, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria rehearsed reacting to contact as part of their situational training during the multi-national Exercise Rapid Trident 2015 at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine, July 21.

  • A Stryker crew's journey to 'top gun'

    Jul 23, 2015

    Many different teams go down the range and fire at targets when units are completing gunnery training. However, in the end, only one crew can be the best.

  • European Security Studied, Discussed In Special Seminar at Marshall Center

    Jul 23, 2015

    Senior U.S. and NATO officials meet at Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen to discuss threats facing NATO and the European Union.

  • Army Europe awards German Soldiers Combat Action Badge

    Jul 22, 2015

    German Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal, Army Europe's chief of staff, honored four German military police Soldiers with the Combat Action Badge, in a ceremony, July 8.

  • Providing care in the clinic, on the drop zone

    Jul 21, 2015

    There's inherent physical risks involved with being a paratrooper in the U.S. Army, and few people are as aware of these risks as the Army physician assistant that provides medical care for America's sky soldiers.

  • Exercise Rapid Trident 2015 begins in Ukraine

    Jul 21, 2015

    The "Warriors" of Exercise Rapid Trident 2015 began their multi-national exercise at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center with an opening ceremony here, July 20.

  • Baumholder Air defense unit enhance their skills on Patriot equipment

    Jul 21, 2015

    The 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment conducted a field training exercise June 16-26 at the Baumholder Training Area. 5-7 Soldiers conduct battle drills. The mission of the FTX was to certify battle ready crews on Patriot equipment, ensure battalion readiness standards and conduct battle drills tailored to their current mission.

  • US, Estonian soldiers conduct Exercise Saaremaa Island

    Jul 20, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers, with Destined Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, joined their Estonian military and civilian counterparts to participate in the Kubarsaare Raid land navigation exercise, Saaremaa Island in Estonia, as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, July 18.

  • US and Polish paratroopers join forces for airborne jump

    Jul 20, 2015

    U.S. Army paratroopers with 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, along with Polish soldiers from the 6th Airborne Brigade, conducted an airborne training exercise July 18 at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland.

  • 12th CAB activates 5th Aviation Maintenance Detachment

    Jul 20, 2015

    ANSBACH, Germany -- The 5th Aviation Maintenance Detachment of the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade was activated here at hanger 3 on Katterbach Kaserne, July 20.

  • 928th Contracting Battalion welcomes new commander

    Jul 17, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany ‐ The 928th Contracting Battalion has a new commander. Lt. Col. Jerel R. Grimes, assumed command July 14 during a ceremony here. He succeeds Lt. Col. Robert C. Murray.

  • 903rd Contracting Battalion assesses capabilities with field training exercise

    Jul 17, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The 903rd Contracting Battalion recently conducted a field training exercise to assess its contracting capabilities in a deployed environment.

  • Riggers help 'Sky Soldiers' stay mission-capable during Operation Atlantic Resolve

    Jul 17, 2015

    ADAZI MILITARY BASE, Latvia - "Rigger!" For most U.S. military personnel, shouting this word means very little, but for those that are airborne qualified, it is a request for assistance; assistance that evokes a level of assurance and safety that makes jumping from an aircraft at over 10,000 feet less nerve racking.

  • Veteran looks back on life of military, civilian service as 80 nears

    Jul 16, 2015

    Dr. Robert Schloesser, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's former director of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, who will celebrate his 80th birthday in August, wrapped up a highly-lauded career in April after having served as an Army officer for 27 years including two tours to Vietnam and as an Army civilian for many more.

  • Dynamic Victory challenges UK, US cadets

    Jul 16, 2015

    Cadets from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the United States Military Academy, West Point combine forces to tackle many challenging scenarios during exercise Dynamic Victory held at the Hohenfels Training Area.

  • 12th CAB transports delegation to Potocari Memorial

    Jul 16, 2015

    ANSBACH, Germany (July 11, 2015) -- Three CH-47 Chinook helicopters from Hotel Company, 1st Battalion of the 214th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, here, left Saturday to transport the Former President of the United States Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and several other generals and senators to the Potocari Memorial in Bosnia for the 20th anniversary of the July 1995 massacre in Srebrenica.

  • US Stryker crews sharpen skills during gunnery training in Poland

    Jul 16, 2015

    Soldiers, assigned to P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, participated in mounted gunnery training at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland, July 15.

  • Joining forces: Bilateral training conducted in Lithuania

    Jul 16, 2015

    A bilateral exercise was conducted today by U.S. Army and Lithuanian Land Forces Soldiers as part of Atlantic Resolve, a multinational training and security cooperation of NATO allies, taking place across Europe.

  • Training management course helps commanders

    Jul 15, 2015

    The Combined Arms Training Center, or CATC, conducted its pilot Unit Training Management Leader Development Course here, July 13-17.

  • U.S. NATO, USAREUR senior leaders meet for SALM 2015

    Jul 15, 2015

    GARMISCH, Germany -- Representatives with U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe and multiple NATO headquarters gathered for the Senior Army Leaders' Meeting 2015, a forum hosted by United States Army NATO Brigade and chaired by Maj. Gen. William Gayler, the U.S. Army Europe deputy commanding general.