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  • Bad Windsheim, Illesheim officials take walking tour of Storck Barracks

    Jun 16, 2015

    Several local government officials and members of their families from the towns of Bad Windsheim and Illesheim and a member of the press visited U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Storck Barracks June 12, 2015.

  • Army NATO, Allied soldiers conduct Exercise Noble Jump in Poland

    Jun 15, 2015

    The exercise will test the 1GNC headquarters' ability to rapidly deploy and provide command and control to NATO forces deployed in response to a security threat, a key component of the VJTF and NATO Response Force concepts.

  • USAREUR Soldiers and civilian receive Engineer Regiment awards

    Jun 5, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe engineers were awarded three out of the six awards given annually for 2015.

  • Army Europe, Czech Republic celebrates 70th anniversary of Operation Cowboy

    May 26, 2015

    This past weekend, Ryan Meyer, 2nd Cavalry Regiment's Reed Museum director and Molly Bompane, U.S. Army Europe curator, helped commemorate the 70th anniversary of Operation Cowboy and the 100th anniversary of the breeding farm from which the horses were rescued, Hostoun, Czech Republic.

  • Estonian Defense Force soldier fires U.S. weapon

    May 25, 2015

    From the top of a hill, overlooking the dense Estonian woods, the first firing order, U.S. Soldiers with Team Estonia staged their Humvees in preparation for the live-fire small arms and missile ranges at the Central Training Area near Tapa, Estonia, May 23.

  • Team Eagle conducts combined arms live-fire exercise

    May 25, 2015

    Lithuanian Land Forces Soldiers from 2nd Coy, Iron Wolf Brigade fire a smoke screen from an M113A1 Armored Personnel Carrier during a joint live-fire exercise with their American partners, US Army unit Team Eagle, Task Force 2-7 Infantry, held at the Great Lithuanian Hetman Jonusas Radvila Training Regiment, in Rukla, Lithuania, May 22, 2015. As part of Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multi-national partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies, the Soldiers of Team Eagle work with and around their Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, French and German allies on a daily basis. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. James Avery, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Georgian partnership strengthened with Exercise Noble Partner

    May 22, 2015

    A staff mentorship team from the U.S. state of Georgia is wrapping up a short tour to the European country of Georgia in support of the U.S. Army Europe Exercise Noble Partner.

  • 21st TSC remembers fallen heroes during Memorial Day ceremony

    May 22, 2015

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command paid tribute to America's fallen heroes during multiple Memorial Day events throughout Kaiserslautern, May 21.

  • European rotational brigade exercises artillery during Combined Resolve IV

    May 22, 2015

    Artillery unit from 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division conduct scenario training during exercise Combined Resolve IV in Hohenfels, Germany, 21 May, 2015.

  • 1-4th Inf. Reg. honors fallen with new memorial

    May 21, 2015

    "Never Forget."

  • RDECOM participates in Exercise Combined Resolve IV

    May 21, 2015

    Exercise Combined Resolve IV kicked off its two-week combat-training phase at Hohenfels Training Area, May 18-29, with more than 4,700 participants from 13 NATO allies and partner nations.

  • Army Europe hosts Memorial Day ceremony

    May 21, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, Army Europe, hosted a Memorial Day ceremony at the Keyes Building on Clay Kaserne, here, May 21.

  • Cavalry March concludes with a warm welcome from Romanians in Brasov

    May 21, 2015

    BRASOV, Romania -- It had been a long, two day journey beginning at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base but as the Troopers assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment rolled into Brasov, Romania on the final leg of their Cavalry March, they were met with smiles and support from the city's local residents.

  • Senior Leaders visit Combined Resolve IV

    May 21, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe welcomed distinguished visitors and senior leaders from the U.S. Army, NATO Allies and European partners during exercise Combined Resolve IV in Hohenfels, Germany, May 20, 2015. Combined Resolve IV features more than 4,700 participants from around Europe and focuses on developing and maintaining interoperability between NATO Allies and partners while providing the Army's Regionally Aligned Force to Europe with a complex and challenging combat training center rotation.

  • 12th CAB Blackhawk Recovery Operation

    May 19, 2015

    In the late morning of 15 May 2015, during a routine training flight, an aircrew from 3-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, flying a UH-60L Blackhawk, made a precautionary landing in a field approximately 35 km east of Bamberg, Germany.The crew experienced a "blade strike" with wires, necessitating an immediate controlled landing of the aircraft.

  • Georgian U.S. Naval Academy graduate leads soldiers at Noble Partner 15

    May 19, 2015

    One Georgian lieutenant had the opportunity to attended one of the most prestigious military academies in the world, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. Now, he is bringing what he learned to his soldiers here who are training alongside their U.S. brothers at Exercise Noble Partner 15.

  • A long time ago in a country far, far away ...

    May 19, 2015

    Almost everyone knows the classic love story of space pirate Han Solo and the princess from Alderaan, Leia Organa, in the classic movie series, Star Wars, but one military couple's special way to stay connected nearly 6,000 miles apart may be stronger than the Force itself.

  • Signal Soldiers hone skills during Fearless Elk

    May 19, 2015

    Soldiers from the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deployed to the Grafenwoehr Training Area May 11-20 to hone basic Soldier and signal-specific skills during Operation Fearless Elk.

  • Honoring those who serve: National Nurses Week

    May 19, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The medical staff at the U.S. Army Health Clinic, Grafenwoehr rounded up National Nurses Week with a command staff tribute and luncheon, May 12.

  • Interoperability Includes Vehicle Recovery

    May 19, 2015

    Soldiers participating in Combined Resolve IV came together for multinational vehicle recovery training at Hohenfels Training Area, May 16. Utilizing different military vehicles from all over Europe gave soldiers a unique hands-on experience that they couldn't receive at home.

  • Expect travel delays, heightened security during G7 demonstrations near Garmisch

    May 18, 2015

    The Group of Seven Summit, to be held June 7-8 near Klais, Germany, just 12 miles south of Garmisch is expected to draw large numbers of protestors. Those traveling to the area in the days leading up to, during or shortly after should expect potential road closures, travel delays and heightened security measures.

  • Heightened security during G7 demonstrations near Garmisch: What you need to know

    May 18, 2015

    The Group of Seven Summit, to be held in June just 12 miles south of Garmisch, is expected to draw large numbers of protestors. If you're in or around Garmisch from June 1-12, here's what you need to know:

  • New Yorker, 173rd Airborne paratrooper jumps around the world

    May 18, 2015

    Throughout their career, many American paratroopers get a chance to conduct a parachute jump with foreign armies, but for a paratrooper with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, it's in his job title.

  • US Army Europe commander visits Fearless Guardian in Ukraine

    May 18, 2015

    YAVORIV, Ukraine -- Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of U.S. Army Europe visited the International Peacekeeping and Security Center here May 18, 2015 with Ukrainian Land Forces Commander Lt. Gen. Anatoliy Pushniakov and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Dr. Evelyn Farkas to assess the first month of training between U.S. paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Ukrainian National Guard's 3029th Regiment as part of Fearless Guardian.

  • Paratroopers visit wounded Ukrainian soldiers

    May 16, 2015

    Paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade visited Ukrainian wounded soldiers at the Main Military Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine May 13, 2015, in Kiev, Ukraine during a two-day visit to the U.S. Embassy.

  • USAREUR commanding general visits Finnish Army commander

    May 15, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, visited the Finnish Army, May 12-14.

  • G7 Summit expected to impact Garmisch-Partenkirchen area

    May 15, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The G7 Summit, an annual meeting of heads of state from seven leading industrial nations, will be held June 7-8 in Klais, Germany, which is about 12 miles from Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

  • Full-scale exercise refines US-host nation response capability

    May 15, 2015

    The Vicenza Military Community teamed up with host nation emergency management agencies May 6-7 to conduct its annual Italian-American full-scale exercise.

  • USAG Vicenza hosts Company Commander-First Sergeant Course

    May 15, 2015

    The USAG Vicenza hosted a Company Commander/First Sergeant's Course May 11-15 to enhance the leadership skills of 19 company commanders and first sergeants and prepare them for these positions.

  • 173rd Airborne, Italian Alpini paratroopers jump into Italy's Lake Garda

    May 14, 2015

    LASIZE, Italy -- Italian Paratroopers from the 4th Alpini Regiment joined U.S. Army paratroopers from 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regt., 173rd Airborne Brigade to conduct a combined, fixed-wing airborne operation into Lake Garda, Italy, here May 12, 2015.

  • 2d Cav. Regt. continues Cavalry March through Romania

    May 14, 2015

    Soldiers, of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment's 2nd Squadron, began Operation Cavalry March, a 400-kilometer movement across Romania that involved nearly 100 combat vehicles and more than 300 Soldiers, May 12.

  • 405th Army Field Support Brigade leaders visit Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston

    May 13, 2015

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade commander and command sergeant major, Col. Todd Bertulis and Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley Richards, visited the Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston (ASLAC), May 4, which is part of the 406th Army Field Support Brigade out of Charleston, South Carolina.

  • 2d Cavalry Regiment preps for Cavalry March across Romania

    May 13, 2015

    Troopers assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, participated in a rehearsal of concept drill alongside soldiers belonging to the Romanian Land Forces, in preparation for the unit's upcoming Cavalry March at Mikhail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, May 11, 2015.

  • 2/2 CR prepares for Cavalry March

    May 13, 2015

    Lt. Col. Theodore A. Johnson, Squadron Commander of 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, briefs soldiers with 2/2 CR during a close-out formation at Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania, May 12. The brief was in preparation for the upcoming Cavalry March, May 13-14, with stops in the cities of Ploiesti, Sinaia, and Brasov for community and alliance building events for American and Romanian soldiers and Romanian local nationals. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jacqueline Dowland, 13th Publiic Affairs Detachment)

  • U.S., Georgian Soldiers train together on close quarters techniques

    May 13, 2015

    Paratroopers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, along with Soldiers from the U.S. 3rd Infantry Division and the Georgian 1st Infantry Brigade, trained together on close quarters battle skills during the second day of Exercise Noble Partner at the Vaziani training area, May 13.

  • Sky Soldiers complete 120-kilometer Spanish military competition

    May 13, 2015

    VICENZA, ITALY -- Six paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade became the first Americans to complete the Tui-Santiago Military Competition May 7, 2015 in Santiago, Spain.

  • Sky Soldiers begin Operation Siil, deploy 'The Raven'

    May 13, 2015

    As the sun came up May 10, in a remote field surrounded by giant pine trees, Soldiers with Anvil Troop 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, began day one of Operation Siil, at the Johvi Training Area

  • US Soldiers give Latvian students a crash course in Army, American culture

    May 13, 2015

    Students from local schools were given the opportunity to learn about the U.S. Army and American culture during a community engagement held in Adazi, Latvia, May 12-13.

  • Freedom 6 Sends: Leadership, Initiative and Innovation

    May 12, 2015

    The security environment in Europe has changed considerably in the last 16 months. Shrinking defense budgets in the U.S. and among our European Allies means the need for new, innovative and effective solutions to our common challenges is imperative; 30,000 Soldiers in U.S. Army Europe today must create the strategic effect of 300,000 of decades past.

  • Aegis Ashore team finds timely solution to portable power need

    May 12, 2015

    A U.S. Navy base, under construction in Romania, is using U.S. Soldiers to ensure that second phase of the European Phased Adaptive Approach to ballistic missile defense of U.S. and allied interests becomes operational on time.

  • U.S., Georgian forces begin two-week exercise Noble Partner

    May 12, 2015

    VAZIANI, Georgia -- Noble Partner 15, a 14-day training exercise with U.S. and Georgian forces, kicked off here May 11.

  • Hohenfels students take part in Army training

    May 12, 2015

    Students get up close look at JMRC jobs

  • Europe-wide AG Corps members celebrate corps' birthday

    May 12, 2015

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany - Soldiers and human resources professionals stationed across Europe came together to celebrate the U.S. Army's Adjutant General's Corps' 240th birthday at a military ball here May 9.

  • NATO allies compete for German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    May 12, 2015

    VICENZA, Italy -- U.S. Army paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Special Troops Battalion and NATO allies from the 1st Brigade of the Slovenian Armed Forces and the German Army conducted a German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge competition here at Caserma Del Din from Apr 20-22, 2015 to test their physical proficiency and endurance.

  • Static display commemorating Pilzen Liberation unveiled in Wiesbaden

    May 11, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Pilzen here, May 8, with the unveiling of an exhibit at the Shalikashvili Mission Command Center, or Shali Center, on Clay Kaserne.

  • Estonia President Visits U.S. Soldiers

    May 11, 2015

    Estonia President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, visits Soldiers from 173rd Airborne Brigade and 3rd Infantry Division, during Operation Atlantic Resolve. The operation is an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies.

  • 250 soldiers graduate from the 7th Army Non-Commissioned Officer Academy

    May 11, 2015

    As the purple and yellow smoke spread through the air, 249 Soldiers marched from the wood lines to the field of Camp Normandy for the 7th Army Non-Commissioned Officer Academy's Warrior Leader Course graduation, May 7, 2015.

  • JMTC brings home another DA level award

    May 11, 2015

    The 2014 winners of the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence is Joint Multinational Training Command, Higher Headquarters Command.

  • Target in sight, firing

    May 10, 2015

    A line of M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks are parked and waiting for other crews to finish their portion of the course during crew gunnery training May 8, 2015, at the Camp Konotop, Poland, Range Complex. The tank crews, assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Marcus Floyd, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Target in sight, firing

    May 10, 2015

    The crew of an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank fires their main gun at a target during gunnery training May 8, 2015, at the Camp Konotop, Poland, Range Complex. The Soldiers, assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Marcus Floyd, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Target in sight, firing

    May 10, 2015

    The crew of an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank returns to the staging area after having completed a portion of gunnery training May 8, 2015, at the Camp Konotop, Poland, Range Complex. The Soldiers, assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Anderson, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Target in sight, firing

    May 10, 2015

    Memphis, Tenn., native Spc. Cortney Banks loads an M240 machine gun on the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank during gunnery training May 8, 2015, at the Camp Konotop, Poland, Range Complex. Banks and his fellow crew members, assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Anderson, 13th Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Target in sight, firing

    May 10, 2015

    The crew of an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank fires their main gun at a target during the night portion of gunnery training May 8, 2015, at the Camp Konotop, Poland, Range Complex. The Soldiers, assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Spencer Garrison, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Target in sight, firing

    May 10, 2015

    In the cramped confines of the U.S. Army's M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the crew must be able to communicate effectively and react quickly in order send their lethal rounds toward the enemy. This kind of precision only comes through many hours of training and hard work between the crew.

  • US troops demonstrate UAV's capabilities in Estonia

    May 10, 2015

    Pfc. Nicholas Gatoura, of Anvil Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, assembles an RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle while his platoon leader, 1st Lt. Joseph Davey, explains the capabilities to British officer Capt. Richard Merchant, of 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, during Operation Siil outside of Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Operation Siil, also known as Hedgehog, is the largest training exercise ever held in Estonia and features more than 12,000 Soldiers from six nations. Operation Siil, part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, is a way for the United States and NATO forces to unite, train, build relationships, trust and enhance interoperability. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua S. Brandenburg, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • US troops demonstrate UAV's capabilities in Estonia

    May 10, 2015

    Pfc. Nicholas Gatoura, of Anvil Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, launches an RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle while his platoon leader, 1st Lt. Joseph Davey, and British officer Capt. Richard Merchant, of 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, watch during Operation Siil outside of Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Operation Siil, also known as Hedgehog, is the largest training exercise ever held in Estonia and features more than 12,000 Soldiers from six nations. Operation Siil, part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, is a way for the United States and NATO forces to unite, train, build relationships, trust and enhance interoperability. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua S. Brandenburg, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • US troops demonstrate UAV's capabilities in Estonia

    May 10, 2015

    Sgt. Eric Cole (left) and Pfc. Nicholas Gatoura (right), of Anvil Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, explain how to control an RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle to British officer Capt. Richard Merchant, of 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, during Operation Siil outside of Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Operation Siil, also known as Hedgehog, is the largest training exercise ever held in Estonia and features more than 12,000 Soldiers from six nations. Operation Siil is part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing training event that unites U.S. and NATO allies to train, build relationships and interoperability. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua S. Brandenburg, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • US troops demonstrate UAV's capabilities in Estonia

    May 10, 2015

    First Lt. Joseph Davey, Anvil Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, and British officer Capt. Richard Merchant, of 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, watch an RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle come in for a landing during Operation Siil, outside of Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Operation Siil, also known as Hedgehog, is the largest training exercise ever held in Estonia and features more than 12,000 Soldiers from six nations. Operation Siil is part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing training event that unites U.S. and NATO allies to train, build relationships and interoperability. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua S. Brandenburg, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • U.S. and U.K. Troops Learn to Use Eyes in the Sky

    May 10, 2015

    A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade work alongside British soldiers from 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment to train on the Raven Unmanned Aerial Surveillance system May 9.

  • Estonia president visits Soldiers during Operation Siil

    May 10, 2015

    The President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves is greeted by Company Commander, Capt. Tim Keilty, A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Grafenwöhr, Germany, during Operation Siil held in Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Keilty, a native of Plainview, N.Y., along with other Soldiers from 173rd and C Co., 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga., are currently deployed throughout Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Estonia president visits Soldiers during Operation Siil

    May 10, 2015

    Company Commander, Capt. Tim Keilty, A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Grafenwöhr, Germany, speaks with the President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, about the mobilization exercise Operation Siil held in Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Keilty, a native of Plainview, N.Y., along with other Soldiers from 173rd and C Co., 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga., are currently deployed throughout Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Estonia president visits Soldiers during Operation Siil

    May 10, 2015

    The President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves, climbs up the hull of an M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank from C Co., 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga.,during a visit to Operation Siil held in Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Soldiers from 3rd Infantry Division and A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Grafenwöhr, Germany, are currently deployed throughout Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Estonia president visits Soldiers during Operation Siil

    May 10, 2015

    The President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves slides off the hull of an M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga.,during a visit to Operation Siil held in Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Soldiers from 3rd Infantry Division and A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Grafenwöhr, Germany, are currently deployed throughout Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Estonia president visits Soldiers during Operation Siil

    May 10, 2015

    The President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves and A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Grafenwöhr, Germany, pose for a photo during Operation Siil held in Johvi, Estonia, May 9. Soldiers from 173rd and C Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga., are currently deployed throughout Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Voices from the past: Team Eagle visits Lithuanian Parliament

    May 10, 2015

    United States Army Capt. Bryan E. Adams, commander of Team Eagle, Task Force 2-7 Infantry, shakes hands with Rasa Juknevi�ien�, Lithuanian Parliament member, in Vilnius, Lithuania, May 8, 2015. Juknevi�ien�, along with other members of the 1990 parliament, signed the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, which gave independence back to Lithuania from Russia. The Soldiers of Team Eagle are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. James Avery, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Voices from the past: Team Eagle visits Lithuanian Parliament

    May 10, 2015

    United States Army unit Team Eagle, Task Force 2-7 Infantry pose for a picture with members of the 1990 Lithuanian parliament, or Seimas, at the Parliament building in Vilnius, Lithuania, May 8, 2015. These politicians helped sign the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, which gave independence back to Lithuania from Russia. The Soldiers of Team Eagle are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. James Avery, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Voices from the past: Team Eagle visits Lithuanian Parliament

    May 10, 2015

    United States Army Staff Sgt. Jason Hebert, a native of the District of Columbia,, assigned to Team Eagle, Task Force 2-7 Infantry for Operation Atlantic Resolve, shakes hand with Emanuelis Zingeris, Lithuanian parliament Deputy Chair of the Committee on European Affairs, in Vilnius, Lithuania, May 8, 2015. Zingeris was one of the signers of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, which gave independence back to Lithuania from Russia in 1990. The Soldiers of Team Eagle are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. James Avery, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Voices from the past: Team Eagle visits Lithuanian Parliament

    May 10, 2015

    Emanuelis Zingeris, Lithuanian parliament Deputy Chair of the Committee on European Affairs, give the Soldiers of Team Eagle, Task Force 2-7 Infantry, a tour of the Parliament grounds in Vilnius, Lithuania, May 8, 2015. Zingeris was one of the signers of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, which gave independence back to Lithuania from Russia in 1990. The Soldiers of Team Eagle are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. James Avery, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Warrior Leader Course successful in the Czech Republic

    May 8, 2015

    For the first time, 44 Czech soldiers participated in the United States Army Warrior Leader Course from April 13 to May 5, 2015 in Praslavice, Czech Republic.

  • Soldier's journey from child abuse victim to child welfare advocate

    May 8, 2015

    Sgt. Jamaal Cromer, nursing noncommissioned officer at Katterbach Army Health Clinic, survived child abuse and now advocates for child welfare.

  • U.S. Army Europe, Allied Land Command host Combined Training Conference

    May 8, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe and NATO Allied Land Command co-hosted the combined training conference, at the NATO School, in Oberammergau, Germany, May 5.

  • Atlantic Resolve: Soldier fires anti-tank weapon

    May 8, 2015

    Getaur Jashari, from Harrisburg, Pa., a soldier from Team Eagle Task Force 2-7 Infantry, fires an AT-4 during a live fire exercise in Pabrade, Lithuania.

  • 173rd Airborne arrives in Georgia for Exercise Noble Partner

    May 8, 2015

    Approximately 50 paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade arrived at Joint Aviation Base Tbilisi May 8, 2015, at the start of Exercise Noble Partner.

  • Track, wheeled vehicles arrive in Georgia for Exercise Noble Partner

    May 7, 2015

    After a two-day excursion across the Black Sea, 14 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles and approximately a dozen wheeled-support vehicles arrived here, as A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division prepares to train alongside the Georgian Land Forces in Exercise Noble Partner 15.

  • US Army Europe's Combat Support Hospital Honors Month of the Military Child

    May 7, 2015

    By Capt. Daniel Boone and Capt. Mary Andrea Ugaddan 212th CSH Public Affairs MIESAU, Germany - 400 Family Members and Soldiers converged at the Live Surgical Exercise training site on Miesau Ammo Depot as the 212th Combat Support Hospital opened its gates to welcome children and spouses to a Family Day April 19 in celebration of the Month of the Military Child.

  • US, NATO allies participate in Latvian independence parade

    May 6, 2015

    ADAZI MILITARY BASE, Latvia -- Soldiers from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga., and 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Grafenwöhr, Germany, participated in the Parade of National Armed Forces, held in Jelgava, Latvia, May 4.

  • 12th CAB Senior Warrant Officers Swap Out

    May 6, 2015

    In a ceremony performed predominately by warrant officers, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Kristopher W. Cornelius assumed responsibility of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade's warrant officer corps from retiring Chief Warrant Officer 5 Thomas R. Walton May 5, 2015, at hangar two on Katterbach.

  • 173rd Airborne paratroopers honor US-Italian WWII sacrifices

    May 5, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade honored World War II U.S. and Italian sacrifices during three days of ceremonies in the Verona region April 30 through May 2, 2015.

  • A comparison of BCS3 and Microsoft Excel for tracking logistics

    May 4, 2015

    Logisticians use either the Battle Command Sustainment Support System or Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to track logistics. Two training missions provided the opportunity to compare the pros and cons of each method.

  • Optimizing OCIE in Europe using Lean Six Sigma

    May 4, 2015

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command used Lean Six Sigma to improve theater-level organizational clothing and individual equipment inventory management.

  • Delegation of Ansbach Klinikum gets first-hand look at clinic under construction

    May 4, 2015

    A delegation of five doctors from the Ansbach Klinikum and their U.S. Army counterparts conducted a walk through the future Health and Dental Clinic currently being built at Urlas.

  • 16th Sustainment assets to support Exercise Noble Partner

    May 4, 2015

    Fourteen Bradley Infantry Fighting vehicles and several wheeled-support vehicles, roughly 748 metric tons of steel and rubber, cut across the Black Sea aboard a cargo ferry bound for the port in Batumi, Georgia, May 2.

  • Hall addresses Team Signal during town hall

    May 4, 2015

    Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., commander of 5th Signal Command and the U.S. Army Europe Chief Information Officer/G6, held a town hall with members of Team Signal in the Wiesbaden area, including 5th Signal Command, 2nd Signal Brigade, 102nd Signal Battalion and the USAREUR G6, in an effort to communicate with the workforce on a number of topics such as mandated force reductions, current operations and Theater Signal Mission Analysis.

  • Paratroopers study 'pyrrhic victory' on staff ride in Greece

    May 4, 2015

    CRETE, Greece--Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Special Troops Battalion conducted a staff ride, terrain-walk, and airborne operation here from April 20-24, 2015 to gain lessons from the World War II Battle of Crete.

  • Sky Soldiers visit Ukrainian youth center

    May 2, 2015

    U.S. Army paratroopers from the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade visited a childcare center in Lviv, Ukraine, April 30, 2015, as part of community outreach while training the Ukrainian national guard here as part of Fearless Guardian.

  • Vicenza marks 70th anniversary of Italy's Liberation Day

    May 1, 2015

    To mark the 70th Anniversary of Italy's Liberation Day April 25, Vicenza U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Robert L. Menist joins Mayor of Vicenza Achille Variati, Carabinieri Brig. Gen. Paolo Nardone and Prefect Chief of Staff Luigi Vitetti (right) for a wreath laying ceremony honoring the Fallen Heroes of Vicenza.

  • Exercise Noble Partner 2015 demonstrates bilateral cooperation

    May 1, 2015

    U.S. Army and Republic of Georgia Soldiers will train together as part of Exercise Noble Partner at the Vaziani Training Area in Georgia, May 11-25. Noble Partner is a new exercise, and part of Army Europe's continuing military-to-military relationship with Georgia.

  • Ukrainian, US troops test their fitness at Fearless Guardian

    May 1, 2015

    YAVORIV, Ukraine - Paratroopers from the U.S. Army's 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and soldiers from the Ukrainian national guard's 1st Battalion, 3029th Regiment tested their level of physical readiness April 27 here in a modified version of the U.S. Army's physical fitness test.

  • Stuttgart NCOs inducted into backbone of military

    May 1, 2015

    Thirty-eight Soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Sailors were inducted into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps April 30 at Patch Chapel during the first-ever Stuttgart joint NCO induction ceremony.

  • Army Europe NCO selected as 2015 'IG of the Year'

    May 1, 2015

    SFC Eric Gamboa, an Assistant IG serving in U.S. Army Europe's Baumholder IG Office, was named the IG of the Year for 2015.

  • 557th Medical Company (Area Support) medics provide first responder training for Bulgarian soldiers

    May 1, 2015

    The 557th Medical Company, 421st Medical Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade conducted a first responder course from March 24-26 2015 at Vasil Levski National Military University, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria to prepare Bulgarian land forces for a deployment to support Operation Resolute.

  • Europe's veterinary partnership initiated

    May 1, 2015

    By Maj. Jodi Sangster On Feb. 27, 2015, service members from the 64th Medical Detachment, based in Baumholder, Germany, began a partnership with Public Health Command District Northern Europe to provide veterinary clinical and technical support to operations at Dog Center Europe, the flagship veterinary facility of the district, at Pulaski Barracks.

  • US Army Europe's Combat Support Hospital exercises medic readiness, proficiency and interoperability

    May 1, 2015

    The 212th Combat Support Hospital validated its readiness, proficiency and interoperability during a live surgical exercise April 13 - 24 at Miesau Ammo Depot.

  • U.S. tanks shoot for the first time in Estonia during live-fire demonstration

    May 1, 2015

    M1A2 Main Battle Tanks from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division demonstrate fire and maneuver tactics for distinguished visitors and Estonian soldiers during a live-fire exercise Apr. 30.

  • Captains and senior leaders gather for unique Army Europe staff ride

    May 1, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany (May 1, 2015) -- Thirty-six members of Army Europe gathered here for a unique staff ride earlier this week.

  • Nighthawk Gone Bad

    May 1, 2015

    In an aircraft maintenance hangar filled with helicopter parts, picnic tables, and gym equipment, and overlooked by a giant United States Flag, Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3-158 AssaultHelicopter Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, held a physical fitness competition called "Nighthawk Gone Bad" May 1, 2015, at Katterbach Kaserne.

  • Quilts of Valor: 9th JROTC cadets honor Soldiers for sacrifices

    Apr 30, 2015

    Cadets with Ansbach Middle/High School's 9th Junior ROTC Battalion presented quilts to 15 Soldiers from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade during the March 26 "Quilts of Valor" ceremony at the school.

  • US Soldiers, Polish educators unite to enhance children's English skills

    Apr 30, 2015

    School is meant to be a place of learning, and for Soldiers of Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, a lesson in Polish culture and hospitality was awaiting them when they were invited to the Drawsko Pomorskie Primary School April 27, 2015 to help the students practice their English.

  • Support where they need it - 16th Sustainment Brigade

    Apr 30, 2015

    The biggest obstacle the logistics elements from 16th Sustainment Brigade and 2nd Cavalry Regimental Support Squadron faced when force-on-force training started on April 21 was relocating the center of support, often referred to as a "jump," closer to the simulated battle Hohenfels Training Area during Exercise Saber Junction 15.

  • U.S. Army Europe night flying program begins May 1

    Apr 30, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- As in years past, U.S. Army Europe is conducting its annual summer night flying program for helicopters based at U.S. Army airfields in Germany.