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  • US, Romania complete construction on missile defense complex

    Dec 29, 2015

    U.S. and Romanian officials inaugurated the new Aegis Ashore Phase II radar site and missile battery during a ceremony in Bucharest, Dec. 18, declaring it "technically capable."

  • 4th ID thanks Baumholder community in awards ceremony

    Dec 28, 2015

    The 4th Infantry Division's Mission Command Element (MCE) hosted a relocation awards ceremony to award 16 civilian and service members certificate of achievement at the MCE headquarters in Baumholder, Germany, Dec. 22, 2015.

  • Brass quintet charms community

    Dec 23, 2015

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus, Brass Quintet, bring sounds of holiday music to residents of Vicenza Military Community, Dec. 16-18, here. The USAREUR quintet traveled from Sembach, Germany, their home station, to play music during U.S. Army Africa's holiday party, held Dec. 18. They used the event as an opportunity to boost community morale within VMC.

  • Lithuania Land Forces hosts Thunder Strike with US and Danish forces

    Dec 22, 2015

    The Lithuanian Land Forces conducted a brigade level map and tactical decision exercise called "Thunder Strike" with members of the U.S. and Danish forces at the Warfare Training Centre in Nemencine, Lithuania, Dec. 16-17, 2015.

  • Airborne engineers from US, Europe train on airfield seizures

    Dec 18, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- U.S. and Europe-based airborne engineers kicked off the second week of Exercise Dagger Resolve with the airdrop of heavy Engineering equipment at Hohenfels Drop Zone, Dec. 7, 2015.

  • Army Europe's top career counselors named

    Dec 17, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- After two days of competition among the best career counselors and retention advisors in U.S. Army Europe, the top noncommissioned officer in each category were named, Dec. 15, 2015.

  • Army Europe Inspector General staff, Polish counterparts meet

    Dec 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Europe Office of the Inspector General's Inspections Branch conducted a military-to-military engagement with the Polish Inspectorate of Readiness, Ministry of Defense, in Warsaw, Poland, Dec. 1.

  • Dog Center Europe treats canine casualty

    Dec 16, 2015

    When Military Working Dog Rocky and his handler were severely injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan recently, veterinary treatment teams from the Dog Center Europe were called into action to provide critical care to the wounded canine after both the wounded soldier and his dog were evacuated from theater.

  • European Activity Set Continues to Improve Unit Capabilities

    Dec 16, 2015

    EAS sites across theater allow regionally allocated forces to draw equipment rapidly. The EAS program continues to streamline operations and training, while saving tax-payer dollars.

  • Logistics Readiness Center - Ansbach receives recognition for diligence during difficulties

    Dec 15, 2015

    Members of the Logistics Readiness Center - Ansbach assembled at a local golf club Dec. 2, 2015 to recognize their workforce for capably handling a large throughput during a time of short staffing.

  • 414th Contracting receives accolades from higher HQ

    Dec 15, 2015

    Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson, commanding general of Army Contracting Command in Huntsville, Ala., and Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig, ACC command sergeant major, traveled to Vicenza to meet with members of 414th Contracting Support Brigade and their customers in the Vicenza Military Community.

  • Managing Risk Is Key To Cybersecurity Says DHS Cybersecurity Expert Touhill

    Dec 15, 2015

    U.S Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Gregory Touhill spoke to an international group of cybersecurity experts attending the Program for Cyber Security Studies course at the George C. Marshall European Center today. PCSS is a unique, two-week program on cyber security studies offered once a year. The course brings together international government and military leaders to reach a shared understanding of international and country specific approaches to a more secure, global cyber network and build partnerships to resolve shared challenges.

  • European Activity Set turn-in officially underway in Lithuania

    Dec 14, 2015

    More than 100 pieces of European Activity Set equipment used during Operation Atlantic Resolve will be turned at a storage site in Mumaiciai, Lithuania, Dec. 9-15.

  • USANATO company hosts CG USAREUR for ceremony in Belgium

    Dec 14, 2015

    United States Army NATO Brigade Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Allied Forces North Battalion, hosted Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the United States Army Europe commanding general during a change-of-responsibility ceremony in Mons, Belgium Dec. 4.

  • 6981st CSG to represent NETCOM for Army Award for Maintenance Excellence

    Dec 11, 2015

    The 6981st Civilian Support Group, 2nd Signal Brigade, was recently selected as the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command's "All Others" category winner for the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence (AAME) for fiscal year 2015.

  • 12th Combat Aviation Brigade participates in Operation White Sword

    Dec 11, 2015

    More than 70 Soldiers and four U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopters, from 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, supported units from the 1st and 2nd Brigades of the Royal Danish Army during Operation White Sword at the Oksbøl Training Area on the western coast of Denmark here, Dec. 4-10.

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    Dec 10, 2015

    Reformed Islamic extremist Mubin Shaikh tells an international gathering of government and military cyber-security professionals how radical Muslim groups use the internet and social media to recruit and finance their operations Dec. 9 during the Program on Cyber Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • Sky Soldiers strengthen European partnerships through aerial delivery

    Dec 10, 2015

    As part of the only airborne brigade operating in Europe, the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, aerial delivery section is unlike any other aerial delivery section in the United States Army. The aerial delivery section has the mission to create and execute logistic support plans for all airborne operations for the 173rd Airborne Brigade.

  • Competition seeks command's top career counselor

    Dec 9, 2015

    Retention noncommissioned officers and career counselors normally focus their energies on "retaining the best." But "re-up" NCOs across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command strove to "be" the best during a Retention NCO and Career Counselor of the Year Competition conducted in November and early December.

  • 5-7 CAV Soldiers see 'Dracula's' Castle and the Romanian Royal Residence

    Dec 9, 2015

    Soldiers of 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment got a chance to see Bran Castle, or more famously known as Dracula's Castle, and Pelisor Castle, one of the Romanian Royal Residences in late November 2015. The soldiers are stationed out of Fort Stewart, Ga. and are currently deployed at MK Air Base in Romania in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The trip to the castle allowed the soldiers an opportunity to see and learn historical aspects of Romania.

  • Soldiers load trains with hearts set on home

    Dec 9, 2015

    CAMP TRZEBIEN, Poland - For many soldiers, railhead operations represent either the beginning or end of a long journey. For soldiers assigned to Company B and D, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, packing equipment onto railroad cars Dec. 2 signified not only the completion of successful two-month long rotation supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve alongside Polish Partners at Camp Trzebien, Poland, but also the next-to-last step before they return to Fort Stewart, Georgia.

  • 624th MCT oversees shipment of EAS equipment

    Dec 9, 2015

    Members of the 624th Movement Control Team, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, oversaw the shipment of European Activity Set equipment Dec. 3-7 at the Port of Klaipeda in Klaipeda, Lithuania.

  • Personnel in Europe reminded of current uniform wear policies

    Dec 4, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- In light of the recent terrorist attacks, Army Europe's Antiterrorism and Force Protection Office is reminding personnel about the importance of taking appropriate actions to ensure personal safety while taking part in off-post celebrations and public events.

  • Gobbledy-good!: Outreach-KONTAKT Franken serves up turkey, sides for holiday

    Dec 3, 2015

    To celebrate Thanksgiving, which occurred the week earlier, and to celebrate the upcoming winter holidays, members of Outreach-KONTAKT Franken, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's German-American friendship club, held a combined holiday Stammtisch Dec. 1, 2015.

  • Marshall Center hosts seminar for Bulgarian Parliamentarians

    Dec 3, 2015

    A tailored seminar for 11 members of the Bulgarian Parliament titled "Role of Parliament in Security Sector Governance and Oversight" was held Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • Russian inspection team observes US training, capabilities of Bulgaria training area

    Dec 3, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- A Russian inspection team visited Bulgaria's Novo Selo Training Area, Nov. 24, to conduct an inspection under the Vienna Document 2011 Confidence and Security-Building Measures.

  • Warrant officers play 'Santa' for good cause in Germany

    Dec 2, 2015

    They may ride motorcycles rather than sleighs and "regs" don't permit an abdomen shaped like a "bowl full of jelly," but members of the Warrant Officers Association, Rheinland-Pfalz Silver Chapter, along with Family members and volunteers, emulated Saint Nick for a good cause during a succession of charity events, which will culminate in a "Toy Run for Kids," Dec. 5.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts General Officers' Gathering in Wiesbaden

    Dec 2, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe hosted a General Officers' Gathering, here, Nov. 30.

  • Lithuanian Parliament member serves in unique way

    Dec 2, 2015

    Putting service over self has been a theme Dr. Mantas Adomenas has lived by for years.

  • U.S. Steel on Estonian Soil: Paladins Fire for the First Time in Estonia

    Dec 2, 2015

    Artillerymen of 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment prepare to fire M109 Alpha 6 Paladins, on Tapa Army Base, Nov. 27.

  • 3rd ID executes low-water crossing in Romania

    Dec 2, 2015

    CINCU, Romania -- 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers successfully executed a low-water crossing, here, Nov. 22-23.

  • Initial EAS forward sites announced

    Dec 1, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe and Army Materiel Command will begin storing portions of the European Activity Set at three initial forward locations in December 2015 with plans to expand to additional countries at a later date.

  • Army begins positioning equipment in Eastern Europe

    Dec 1, 2015

    Equipment for the European Activity Set is scheduled to be turned in to the first forward-positioned sites beginning this week, Defense Department officials said.

  • Rotational leaders demonstrate 'Atlantic Resolve' during European site visit

    Nov 27, 2015

    Command teams from forces currently or prospectively serving in the region gained eyewitness perspective and abundant opportunities for engagement with fellow leaders and permanently based personnel and units during a dynamic tour of key support sites across Germany and the Atlantic Resolve-North operating areas across Eastern Europe conducted Nov. 7-10.

  • Army Europe Inspector General, Ukrainian counterparts meet

    Nov 25, 2015

    KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukraine is a nation at war holding steadfast against Russian aggression, all the while working through a recent period of introspection, refocusing and reestablishing their own national identity separate from its Soviet past.

  • National Guard Bureau leaders visit troops in Kosovo

    Nov 25, 2015

    U.S. Service members supporting NATO's peacekeeping mission in Kosovo represent the military force that America needs today, said the chief of the National Guard Bureau during a visit with troops stationed at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, Nov. 24.

  • AtHoc delivers emergency alerts to Europe-based Soldiers, employees and families

    Nov 25, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Army emergency management offices are making it easier for service members, civilian and contractor employees, and family members across Europe to receive emergency warnings and notifications through its AtHoc mass-warning notification system.

  • US, Serbian engineers meet, plan future partnership events

    Nov 25, 2015

    BELGRADE, Serbia -- Lt. Col. Clete Goetz, 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, overlooks a training area at the Serbian Peacekeeping Operations Center, here, while discussing future partnership possibilities with a senior Serbian military officer.

  • US, Bulgaria begin Peace Sentinel

    Nov 25, 2015

    U.S. troops from 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division stationed at Fort Stewart, Ga., and 1st Battalion 61st Mechanized Brigade from the Bulgarian Land Forces joined forces at the opening ceremony for Exercise Peace Sentinel, in support of Atlantic Resolve, at Novo Selo Training Center in Bulgaria, Nov. 20, 2015.

  • KMC gives thanks, Thanksgiving meals to young troops

    Nov 24, 2015

    Senior enlisted leaders from across the Kaiserslautern Military Community distributed Thanksgiving care packages to junior Army and Air Force personnel Nov. 21 at the Vogelweh Commissary in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Marshall Center counterterrorism alumni study how to deal with foreign fighters

    Nov 24, 2015

    Almost 80 counterterrorism alumni from 44 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America attended the Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop: "Perspectives on Countering Foreign Terrorist Fighters" held Nov. 16 to 19 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • Ukrainian land forces begin Fearless Guardian training

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Fearless Guardian II opening ceremony marked the start of the combined training between Soldiers from the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine, Ukrainian Land Forces and Ukrainian Special Operations forces here, Nov. 23.

  • Customs shopping guide for the holidays

    Nov 23, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Some people are just not good at buying the right gifts. While this is often a matter of taste, people new to Europe should note that many items available in Europe may seem like good Christmas presents but violate U.S. customs rules.

  • 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment Soldiers visit Dracula's Castle

    Nov 23, 2015

    Soldiers with the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment take downtime to learn of the history of Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle and Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania They also explored the town of Brasov.

  • Gifts from Griffins receives over 3,000 donations

    Nov 23, 2015

    Soldiers and Family members from 12th Combat Aviation Brigade came together to collect gifts for the Diakonie Neuendettelsau Orphanage and food items for the Landstuhl Fisher House, November 20-22, 2015, at the Ansbach AAFES Post Exchange and Commissary.

  • Exercise Iron Sword 2015 comes to an end

    Nov 23, 2015

    Over 2,000 Soldiers from 10 NATO countries participated in Iron Sword 2015, the largest annual training exercise in Lithuania from 9-20 Nov.

  • The Eyes and Ears of Every Unit

    Nov 23, 2015

    Depending on someone else for their eyes and ears sounds like it could be very frustrating, but for a group of well-trained soldiers, this is their job.

  • Exercise Iron Sword ends in Lithuania

    Nov 21, 2015

    Exercise Iron Sword, Lithuania's largest national defense field exercise of 2015, officially came to an end during a ceremony at General Silvestras Zukauskas training area in Pabrade, Lithuania, Nov. 20.

  • Planting Trees for a Better Romania

    Nov 21, 2015

    Soldiers, Sailors and Marines helped a community plant trees in a country wide effort to prevent deforestation. All are currently stationed at Mahail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania in support of operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • Grafenwoehr's capabilities combined for rotational forces

    Nov 20, 2015

    After eight months of planning and coordination the final culminating event for exercise Combined Resolve V, ended with a combined arms live-fire exercise, Nov. 19, 2015, here.

  • Combined Training Conference: Planning to 2018 with more than 30 nations

    Nov 20, 2015

    OBERAMMERGAU, Germany -- Personnel from numerous European nations gathered here this week to plan their future training.

  • 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command gets new senior enlisted advisor

    Nov 20, 2015

    Soldiers from the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey R. Huggins and welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey D. Sweezer during a change-of-responsibility ceremony, Nov. 20, 2015, here at the Grafenwoehr Physical Fitness Center.

  • Marshall Center Honors 'First Americans'

    Nov 20, 2015

    George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Equal Opportunity Diversity Observances Committee hosted a National American Indian Heritage Month event held Nov. 20 at the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria -- Garmisch Community Chapel on Sheridan Kaserne in Garmisch-Partkenkirchen, Germany.

  • Soldier 360 Leaders Course: Help yourself to help others

    Nov 19, 2015

    From sex to suicide, nothing was taboo when it came to discussion of issues that affect the readiness and resiliency of troops at the recent week-long Soldier 360 Leaders Course.

  • Exercise Combined Resolve concludes in Germany

    Nov 19, 2015

    The Soldiers, from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, had little time to rest after completing a month-long exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Hohenfels, Germany, as they moved an hour north to the Grafenwoehr Training Area to conduct a multinational combined arms live-fire exercise, Nov. 19.

  • 4-3 Brawlers conduct Transfer of Authority Ceremony

    Nov 18, 2015

    The 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment transferred authority to the 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade on November 18, 2015, at Illesheim Army Airfield.

  • French Ministry of Defense team visits 7th Army JMTC

    Nov 18, 2015

    Representatives of the French Ministry of Defense visited the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command at Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 17-19, 2015 to discuss Sustainable Training Area Management.

  • Germans, Americans remember victims of war and violence together in Ansbach

    Nov 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander joined a delegation of USAG Ansbach Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment Soldiers and members of American Legion Post 1982 as they participated in the Volkstrauertag ceremony in Ansbach Nov. 15 representing the U.S. Army and the American community.

  • Speed and Power

    Nov 17, 2015

    Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment conduct tank gunnery with the Polish Army.

  • Marines Enhance Soldiers' Combative Knowledge

    Nov 17, 2015

    Marines in the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine teach Army soldiers the basics of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, also known as MCMAP. All are currently stationed at Mahail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania in support of operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • Apache Troop Stays Sharp at Novo Selo Range

    Nov 17, 2015

    Footage of Apache and Delta Troop Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles Hone Their Skills at Novo Selo Training Center, Bulgaria.

  • 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Motar Team Training in Bulgaria

    Nov 17, 2015

    Footage of 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment Troopers as they break out the M-1064A3 Mortar Carriers and send some rounds down-range at Novo Selo Training Center, Bulgaria.

  • US Army, Air Force personnel observe German Day of Mourning in Wiesbaden ceremony

    Nov 17, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- American personnel stationed here participated in a German Day of Mourning ceremony held in the town of Undenheim, Nov. 15.

  • OSC Updates Hatch Act Guidance for Social Media

    Nov 17, 2015

    In advance of the upcoming presidential election year, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has revised its guidance regarding the Hatch Act and federal employee use of social media and email. The guidance is in an online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) format and was last issued in April 2012.

  • US delivers two Q-36 Counter Battery Radar Systems to Ukraine

    Nov 16, 2015

    In response to a request from Ukraine, and as part of our ongoing efforts to bolster Ukraine's defense and internal security operations, today the United States delivered two AN/TPQ-36 radar systems to Ukraine at a ceremony in Lviv.

  • Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic earns 'gold star' status for safety

    Nov 16, 2015

    The Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic was recognized Nov. 13, during an Army & Occupational Health Star Site award ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany, marking the clinic as one of the best in the Army.

  • NCO Academy instructor has Medal of Honor ties

    Nov 13, 2015

    Sgt. Andrew Mahoney, a U.S. Army Europe-based Soldier, was with Groberg on the same mission and was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds sustained, and a Silver Star for putting his life on the line that day for his comrades.

  • Ansbach BOSS helps out German Kindergarten

    Nov 13, 2015

    The Ansbach BOSS program -- Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers -- is always trying to find ways to contribute to the community with volunteer activities. This time their efforts took the to the small town of Wolframs-Eschenbach located just outside of Ansbach

  • Service and sacrifice: 30th Infantry Division still seeking recognition 70 years after victory in Eu

    Nov 13, 2015

    On this Veterans Day, like in the past, our nation asks her citizens to take time out of their day to honor, thank, spend some time with and sincerely recognize the service and sacrifice of our military veterans. Winston Churchill while praising the British Air Force during the Battle of Britain said, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." With less than one percent of the American population having served in the military, it can also be said that our nation's veterans, who are so few in numbers are also owed a debt of gratitude by the many, especially on Veterans Day.

  • Baumholder remembers with wreath laying ceremony

    Nov 13, 2015

    Baumholder observes Veterans Day with a wreath laying ceremony.

  • NATO forces come together for Remembrance Day

    Nov 13, 2015

    NATO soldiers from around the world came together Nov. 11, 2015 to commemorate members of the armed forces who died in the line of duty during a ceremony at General Aldolfas Romanauskas Warfare Training Center in Nemecine, Lithuania.

  • 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment participates in Justice Sword with Romanians

    Nov 13, 2015

    Members from 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment participated in Exercise Justice Sword 15.2 from Oct. 26 through Nov. 6, 2015, in Smardan, Romania.

  • Estonian River Crossing in Tapa

    Nov 13, 2015

    Estonian soldiers secure bridge sections across a river in Tapa, Estonia, Nov. 11, in joint exercise to test their bridging capabilities as well as provide a platform for interoperability between Estonian and U.S. forces.

  • U.S. Army's European training command to hold change of responsibility Nov. 20.

    Nov 12, 2015

    The U.S. Army's 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command will hold a change-of-responsibility ceremony at 3 p.m. on the Grafenwoehr parade field, Nov. 20.

  • US, Poland sign declaration and letter of intention on bilateral cooperation, military partnership

    Nov 12, 2015

    WARSAW, Poland -- Poland and the United States signed a declaration and intention letter, here, Nov. 9.

  • New Soldiers arrive at USAG Ansbach, in-process

    Nov 12, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach performed in-processing for the newly arrived Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 277th Aviation Regiment, Nov. 6 and 10, 2015 at the Bunch Fitness Center at Storck Barracks.

  • Army Europe commander speaks to Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Frankfurt

    Nov 12, 2015

    FRANKFURT, Germany -- As part of U.S. Army Europe's Public Diplomacy Outreach program, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, USAREUR, addressed the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, or Konrad Adenauer Foundation, here, Nov. 10.

  • Trident Juncture a Crossroads of NATO Forces

    Nov 11, 2015

    13 Observer-Coach-Trainers (OCTs) from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center deployed to Spain in order to support NATO Allied Land Command's first ever multinational brigade training exercise.

  • Human resources professionals visit Vicenza, Italy, certify 32 personnel

    Nov 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe Soldiers, as part of the Personnel Readiness and Improvement Development and Education (PRIDE) team, are on the road again, this time in Vicenza, Italy, certifying 32 human resources officers, noncommissioned officers and junior enlisted Soldiers as part of an ongoing effort to emphasize professional development in the human resources field.

  • Sky Soldier engineers brings sling load expertise to Exercise Trident Juncture 15

    Nov 10, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade completed their participation in Exercise Trident Juncture, the largest NATO exercise in the last ten years with more 35 countries and 36,000 troops participating, in areas around Spain, Nov. 6, 2015.

  • Norwegian intelligence team joins information fight at Combined Resolve V

    Nov 10, 2015

    Norwegian soldiers provided support during Exercise Combined Resolve V with what they call Military Intelligence Support Team.

  • 3rd Bn., 69th Armor Regt. participates in staff delegation visit in Latvia

    Nov 10, 2015

    Members of the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, participated in a staff delegation visit to Adazi Military Base, Latvia on November 8, 2015.

  • Army Europe hosts Veterans Day ceremony

    Nov 10, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, Army Europe, hosted a Veterans Day ceremony at the Keyes Building on Clay Kaserne, here, Nov. 10.

  • US Soldiers participate in Estonian security exercise

    Nov 10, 2015

    Despite the cold and the sweep of clouds and mist that descended upon Kuperjanov Training Base, Nov. 6, both Estonian and U.S. Soldiers carried on successfully with their training for Exercise Rahulik Kodu, which in Estonian means "peaceful home."

  • 'L' is for Loyalty

    Nov 10, 2015

    Brooklyn native private first class finds that his background makes him uniquely suited for duty in Eastern Europe.

  • Iron Sword kicks off in Lithuania

    Nov 10, 2015

    Exercise Iron Sword officially began Nov. 9, 2015 with a ceremony at General Silvestras Zukauskas Training Area in Pabrade, Lithuania. Iron Sword is Lithuania's largest exercise and will allow NATO Allies the opportunity to interact, coordinate their actions and prepare to carry out offensive and defensive operations.

  • Operation Atlantic Resolve Leaders Visit Soldiers in Poland

    Nov 10, 2015

    Senior leaders from two brigades currently conducting missions in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve made a stop here to speak with Soldiers and Polish allies in an effort to assess unit and individual readiness, Nov. 9, 2015.

  • Veterans Day: Service members discuss values, service, sacrifice

    Nov 9, 2015

    Many of our nation's veterans have become seasoned warriors over time, some with multiple deployments under their belts; many who have made the military their way of life. America's military is a strong and ready fighting force. On Veteran's Day, the nation honors its service members for their service.

  • Exercise Combined Resolve raises bar

    Nov 9, 2015

    Exercise Combined Resolve V has set a new course for multinational training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center.

  • Special Operations and Conventional Forces Build Interoperability at JMRC

    Nov 9, 2015

    Special Operational Forces (SOF) from the U.S., Bulgaria and France recently partnered with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, out of Fort Stewart, Georgia, during exercise Combined Resolved V.

  • 10th BEB trains with Lithuanian Land Forces

    Nov 7, 2015

    Explosions could be heard throughout the Gaiziunai Training Area as members of the 10th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, collaborated with members from the Juozo Vitkaus Engineer Battalion of the Lithuanian Land Forces on Nov. 4, 2015.

  • U.S. Army statement on Freihung train accident

    Nov 6, 2015

    On November 5, 2015, at approximately 2240 hours, a Deutsche Bahn commuter train, traveling between Nuremberg and Weiden, Germany, struck a civilian semi-truck that was transporting a military vehicle belonging to the U.S. Army's 2nd Cavalry Regiment.

  • Brigade provides air power to Exercise Trident Juncture 15

    Nov 6, 2015

    The 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, or CAB, deployed more than 180 Soldiers and completed missions including close combat attack, air assaults, slingloads, and downed aircraft recovery training, refueling and air-to-ground operations and the integration of joint multi-national elements, in support of Exercise Trident Juncture 15, which concluded Nov. 5, 2015.

  • Sky Soldiers staff to train with allies, partners at Arrcade Fusion 15

    Nov 6, 2015

    More than 25 paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade are scheduled to deploy to Rukla, Lithuania, next week for Exercise Arccade Fusion 2015.

  • Army Reserve Civil Support Team welcomes new leadership

    Nov 5, 2015

    HALLE, Belgium - Soldiers from the 773rd Civil Support Team bid farewell to Lt. Col. Sandy Sadler and welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. U. L. Armstrong, during an Oct. 30 change of command ceremony held at a fire station near Brussels.

  • Pennsylvania Army National Guard provides key support at Trident Juncture 15

    Nov 5, 2015

    Approximately 20 Pennsylvania Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 213th Regional Support Group (RSG) are taking part in Exercise Trident Juncture 15 in Spain, working as a vital asset in the exercise's tactical operations center.

  • Army Reserve partners with Belgian firefighters for CBRN training

    Nov 5, 2015

    A 7th Mission Support Command unit, the 773rd CST is made up of Soldiers who survey potential Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear hazards. They spent last week of October in the suburbs of Brussels taking part in CBRN Week -- a training event where the team honed their ability to employ highly sensitive and technical equipment to identify toxins and strengthened a longstanding partnership with Belgian firefighters.

  • Civil Support Team commander takes a look back

    Nov 5, 2015

    The outgoing 773rd Civil Support Team commander, Lt. Col. Sandy Sadler, discusses CBRN Week 2015 in Belgium, how his team supports USAREUR and the accomplishments of his Soldiers during his time in command.

  • Trident Juncture 15: Multinational training builds strength

    Nov 5, 2015

    U.S., Spanish and German Soldiers conducted a fast-paced vehicle obstacle breach together, Nov. 3, at Exercise Trident Juncture 15 in Spain as part of the overall live-action portion of the exercise.

  • NATO senior members, distinguished visitors come to Trident Juncture

    Nov 5, 2015

    Exercise Trident Juncture 15 welcomed senior leaders from across NATO allied and partner nations, Nov. 4, during a distinguished visitors day to demonstrate the land capabilities of the alliance.