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  • Task Force Spearhead conducts sling load training with 173rd

    Mar 11, 2016

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (Mar. 9, 2016) -- 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, Task Force Spearhead, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, provided two UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters in support of sling load training conducted by 173rd Airborne Brigade, at Frida drop-zone, Pordenone, Italy, Mar. 9, 2016.

  • Army Europe Reserve chief attends Week of Brotherhood ceremony in Hannover

    Mar 10, 2016

    HANNOVER, Germany -- Brig. Gen. Phillip Jolly, director of the U.S. Army Europe's Army Reserve Engagement Cell, represented U.S. Army Europe at the opening ceremony for the Week of Brotherhood at the Theater am Aegi, here, March 6.

  • 2nd Cav. Regt. demonstrates freedom of movement in Croatia

    Mar 10, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- 2nd Cavalry Regiment troopers successfully conducted an M1A2 Abrams tank reconnaissance of ports, routes and railheads across Croatia, Feb. 15-26.

  • USAREUR Command Sergeant Major meets with Geaorgian Chief of General Staff

    Mar 10, 2016

    The command sergeant major of U.S. Army Europe, Command Sgt. Maj. Sheryl D. Lyon pays a working visit to Georgia. The Chief of General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Maj. General Vakhtang Kapanadze hosted Lyon at the General Staff office.

  • Iron Troop takes winter camp to new heights in Estonia

    Mar 10, 2016

    U.S. Army Iron Troop Soldiers of 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stationed out of Vilseck, Germany, took training to new heights during Exercise Winter Camp at Tapa Training Area in Estonia, Feb. 16, 2016.

  • The Investment

    Mar 9, 2016

    Soldiers from K Troop, 3/2 CAV have traveled from Drawsko Pomorski, Poland to Nowa Deba in search of more training and they were not let down. The unit has been in Poland since January in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve and have been doing great work all across the country.

  • Army Europe engineers finish yearlong construction project in Israel

    Mar 9, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe engineers successfully concluded the nearly yearlong construction of four multi-purpose buildings supporting joint exercises in Israel, in February.

  • 'Spring forward' touches Marshall Center worldwide

    Mar 8, 2016

    Groggy Americans in the U.S. will turn their clocks forward one hour at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 13, while those in Europe will still have that extra hour of sleep until 2 a.m. Sunday, March 27, which is Easter Sunday.

  • 903rd Contracting Battalion supports Juniper Cobra 16

    Mar 7, 2016

    The 903rd Contracting Battalion's 627th Contracting Team was recently in Israel to support exercise Juniper Cobra 2016.

  • 2nd Cavalry Engineers make an impact using mine clearing line charge

    Mar 7, 2016

    Very rarely do Soldiers get the opportunity to see a mine clearing line charge (MICLIC) go off but if given the chance, most of them admit that they would be front and center watching with anticipation for the boom to happen.

  • Civil affairs Soldiers aid Romanians in car accident

    Mar 6, 2016

    The quick thinking of two U.S. Soldiers may have saved the lives of three Romanians involved in a vehicle rollover March 3.

  • Bank Shot

    Mar 4, 2016

    The cavalry troopers of Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment participate in a friendly basketball competition with Latvian allies in Jugla, Latvia.

  • Laubenthal hosts business, civic and military leaders in Wiesbaden, Germany

    Mar 4, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- German Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal, chief of staff, U.S. Army Europe, hosted a group of 59 business CEOs, retired German Department of Defense, or Bundeswehr military leaders, and civic leaders from Wiesbaden and Frankfurt, at the headquarters, here, March 3.

  • 3-15 Inf. Soldiers complete final preparations for training Ukrainian army

    Mar 4, 2016

    Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division completed their final preparations for training soldiers with the Ukrainian army at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine, March 1, 2016, as part of Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine.

  • Polish army and citizens celebrate the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Drawsko Pomorskie

    Mar 4, 2016

    U.S. and Canadian soldiers joined together with the soldiers and citizens of Drawsko Pomorskie to pay tribute to the liberation of Drawsko on its 71st anniversary. Drawsko destroyed by military activities, was liberated on March 4, 1945.

  • 12th CAB hosts first annual Strong Europe Rotary Wing Summit

    Mar 3, 2016

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany-- The first annual Strong Europe Aviation Rotary Wing Summit took place, Mar. 1-2, 2016, here, at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort conference center. The conference, hosted by the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, was aimed at gathering senior Aviators from all over Europe in order to build common understanding, establish future joint training, and develop habitual relationships and partnerships between the Allied nations.

  • US, UK signal leaders meet to plan Stoney Run exercise

    Mar 3, 2016

    Leaders from the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 2nd Signal Brigade and the British Army's 250th Gurkha Signal Squadron, 30th Signal Regiment, met March 2, 2016 in Grafenwoerhr to plan for the upcoming Stoney Run exercise in June. Stoney Run is an annual, binational, signal exercise designed to test and validate communications and network capabilities, enhance interoperability and build partner capacity between the two NATO Allies.

  • 'Battle of 73 Easting' exhibit unveiled on Clay Kaserne

    Mar 3, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Army Garrison-Wiesbaden staff came together Feb. 26, in the Gen. Shalikashvili Mission Command Center on Clay Kaserne to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Persian Gulf War and officially unveil a new historical exhibit.

  • Lithuanian grade schoolers tour European Activity Set-Lithuania

    Mar 3, 2016

    Lithuanian students from Siauliai public schools toured the European Activity Set-Lithuania in Mumaiciai, Feb. 23.

  • US Army warms up with Norwegian cold weather training exercise

    Mar 3, 2016

    Thermometers may be sub-zero but in Norwegian winter, freezing is not an option, combat action is not weather dependent and a Soldier does not wait for weather to warm up to react to fire.

  • 409th CSB welcomes new CSM

    Mar 2, 2016

    SEMBACH, Germany - 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed a new Command Sgt. Maj. during a change of responsibility ceremony here.

  • Shared Understanding

    Mar 2, 2016

    Commander of K Troop, 3/2 Cavalry Regiment, Captain Thomas Duncan, speaks on the importance of "shared understanding" among NATO allies and what it takes to achieve a successful end result while training in Nowa Deba, Poland.

  • Latvian allies, cavalry troopers strengthen bonds through friendly competition

    Mar 2, 2016

    The sounds of thundering footsteps and cheering in two languages could be heard in the hall outside a domed indoor basketball stadium in Jugla, Latvia, Feb. 26. Throughout the day, screeching whistles signaled six different teams to rotate through the court during a basketball tournament between soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, and Latvian allies.

  • Saber Junction 16 to test readiness of airborne brigade

    Mar 1, 2016

    Saber Junction 16, also known as JMRC Rotation 16-04, is designed to evaluate and certify the readiness of the 173rd to conduct unified land operations (a simultaneous combination of offensive, defensive and stability missions), with an emphasis on tactical interoperability among the Allied and partner-nation forces.

  • RHCE Telehealth saves Army $1.34 million, takes MEDCOM Wolf Pack Award

    Mar 1, 2016

    The Regional Health Command Europe Advancement of Telehealth team has been recognized by U.S. Army Medical Command with the quarterly Wolf Pack Award.

  • Strong Europe Tank Challenge headed to Grafenwoehr in May

    Mar 1, 2016

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe and the German Bundeswehr will co-host the Strong Europe Tank Challenge at Grafenwoehr Training Area, May 10--12, 2016.

  • Soldiers of 40th Infantry Division shine under gray German sky

    Mar 1, 2016

    Guardsmen from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division got the opportunity to not only train at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany but also help units prepare for a real world mission in Kosovo.

  • 3 reasons to go to the Transition Summit

    Mar 1, 2016

    USAG Bavaria is hosting a Transition Summit March 7-8. Organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hiring Our Heroes Foundation and U.S. Army's Soldier for Life initiative, the event is focused on helping transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses build skills and connections that will lead to meaningful employment.

  • Balancing sustainment priorities for a new Security paradigm in Europe

    Feb 29, 2016

    In the future European theater of operations, sustainment formations will need to operate in a secure network, under a missile defense shield and have sufficient and dispersed stocks of ammunition, fuel, and water to execute a campaign across time and distance.

  • Projecting an expeditionary Army

    Feb 29, 2016

    The Army deputy chief of staff, G-4, analyzes logisticians' ability to support an expeditionary Army.

  • NATO's senior military officer visits ISTC

    Feb 29, 2016

    Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, visited the International Special Forces Training Centre to observe training.

  • 2CR Target Acquisition Section give demonstration on AN/TPQ-50 radar

    Feb 29, 2016

    Grafenwoehr, Germany -- Radar operators assigned to Target Acquisition Section, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment set up a display of the AN/TPQ-50, Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radar Feb 26, 2016 at Radar Site 1 in the training area. The purpose of the display was to brief several Belgian and Luxemburg military representatives, including Col. Bruno Malvaux, Deputy Belgian Land Component Commander, on the specifications and capabilities of the radar system.

  • 3/2 CAV trains Lithuanian Land Forces on MDMP

    Feb 29, 2016

    Members of 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment trained Soldiers from the Lithuanian Duke Vaidotas Mechanized Infantry Battalion on the military decision-making process Feb. 22-26 at Rukla, Lithuania.

  • Thunder on the Tundra

    Feb 29, 2016

    Soldiers of Hammer Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment train with their Latvian Army counterparts during live fire exercises at Camp Adazi, Latvia.

  • Four reasons the upcoming NCO town hall matters to Soldiers

    Feb 29, 2016

    The command sergeant major who oversees the training and education for the backbone of America's Army will conduct the service's first live-streamed town hall focusing on noncommissioned officer development March 3 from 5-7 p.m. EST.

  • 5th Signal Command Soldiers, Civilians, Family members run more than 20,000 miles

    Feb 29, 2016

    Challenged to individually run at least 100 miles in the first quarter of fiscal year 2016, the Soldiers, Civilians and Family members of 5th Signal Command (Theater) and 2nd Signal Brigade together ran more than 20,000 miles as part of the command's Fit to Lead program.

  • Operation Dynamic Manor prepares Soldiers for peace support mission

    Feb 27, 2016

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, chase and attempt to apprehend an angry protestor during a mission readiness exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 25. The Soldiers will support the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division during a peace support mission in Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo By: Staff. Sgt. Thomas Duval, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Operation Dynamic Manor prepares Soldiers for peace support mission

    Feb 27, 2016

    Through a thick cloud of yellow smoke, U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division engage an angry group of protestors during a mission readiness exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 25. The Soldiers will support the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division during a peace support mission in Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo By: Staff. Sgt. Thomas Duval, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Operation Dynamic Manor prepares Soldiers for peace support mission

    Feb 27, 2016

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division along with Albanian soldiers, await further instructions before engaging an angry group of protestors during a mission readiness exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 25. The Soldiers will support the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division during a peace support mission in Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo By: Staff. Sgt. Thomas Duval, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • 7th MSC Soldiers support AFRICOM's Operation Echo Casemate

    Feb 26, 2016

    U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 7th Mission Support Command conducted joint partnered movement control operations with French Air Force members and U.S. Air Force personnel in support of United States Africa Command's Operation Echo Casemate resupply mission to Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, Feb. 22.

  • Joint Multinational Training Command to support Ukraine mission until 2020

    Feb 26, 2016

    Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, also known as JMTG-U, is in its second rotation training Ukrainian Ministry of Defense (MOD) forces at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center (IPSC) in western Ukraine. The JMTG-U mission is part of ongoing efforts to contribute to Ukraine's long-term military reform and professionalism and to help improve the country's internal defense capabilities and training capacity.

  • 21st TSC hosts UMO Symposium

    Feb 26, 2016

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Unit Movement Officers are acritical assets for companies and battalions deploying in support of NATO and other operations, and the 21st Theater Sustainment Command helped enable such units by hosting a symposium for newly appointed UMOs as part of the ongoing command deployment discipline program Feb. 24-Feb. 25.

  • Fort Leonard Wood EOD team partners with Moldovan armed forces, prepares for Kosovo deployment

    Feb 26, 2016

    As the loose and muddy soil shifts beneath his feet, Moldovan Capt. Alexandr Procopciuc, an explosive ordnance disposal team member with Engineer Battalion, makes sure each step is slow and deliberate. He understands that a misstep could be his last.

  • Iron Troop Participates in the Estonian Independence Day Parade

    Feb 25, 2016

    Thousands flood to the sidewalks, steps, hills, windows and even rooftops in Tallinn as Estonia celebrates its 98th year of Independence with a parade of over 1077 participants and a static display of Estonian and U.S. military vehicles at Freedom Park in Tallinn, Estonia, Feb. 24, 2016.

  • Sponsorship rodeo aims to improve unit programs

    Feb 25, 2016

  • A Closer Look: 16th Sustainment Brigade

    Feb 25, 2016

    A Closer Look highlights the mission of the 16th Sustainment Brigade and their support of Atlantic Resolve.

  • Combined Arms Training Center hosts training for Czech Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan

    Feb 25, 2016

    25 Czech soldiers from the 43rd Airborne Division in Chrudim, Czech Republic, completed the Weapons Familiarization Course, Feb. 25, 2016, here.

  • Army generals gather to discuss global logistics

    Feb 25, 2016

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command conducted the Army Senior Logisticians' Summit here Feb. 24-25, bringing 40 general officers together with warrant officers and sergeants major to focus on the future.

  • LRMC Soldier one of top runners in U.S.

    Feb 24, 2016

    A Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Soldier is now one of the top runners in the United States.

  • U.S. Army Europe announces winners of 2015 Keith L. Ware Public Affairs competition

    Feb 24, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe announced the winners of the USAREUR level 2015 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs competition. The annual competition recognizes excellence in print, broadcast, community relations and new media by military and civilian employees from USAREUR major subordinate commands and direct reporting units. The contest is named for Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient and former Army Chief of Information who was killed in action in Vietnam. The Army tradition of the Keith L. Ware competition dates back to 1970.

  • "Dragon Warrior 7" reflects on 28 years of Army service

    Feb 23, 2016

    When Command Sgt. Maj. Harry Mercado passes responsibility of 5th Signal Command (Theater) next month, he will also begin passing into retirement after a career with the Army spanning 28 years and three continents. Mercado will pass responsibility of 5th Signal Command to Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Gutierrez, currently serving as the senior enlisted advisor for the 160th Signal Brigade and Task Force Signal-Afghanistan at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The change of responsibility ceremony will be March 17 at 11 a.m. at the Clay Kaserne Fitness Center and is open to all DoD ID card holders.

  • Health Professionals focus on Brain Injury Awareness

    Feb 23, 2016

    Symptoms associated with a brain injury are nothing to shrug off, according to medical experts with the Bavaria Health Command.

  • MPs hone active shooter skills in preparation for peace support mission

    Feb 23, 2016

    On a soggy morning in Hohenfels, Germany, the sound of gun fire echoes through a small village as a woman's scream interrupts a game of chess being played at the local café.

  • NATO leader visits USAREUR headquarters in Germany

    Feb 23, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander, U.S. Army Europe, hosted an honor cordon to welcome German Gen. Hans-Lothar Domroese, commander of NATO's Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum, in Wiesbaden, Feb. 19.

  • 3/2 Cavalry tops out in Estonia

    Feb 23, 2016

    A beautiful structure reached its maximum height as Estonian construction personnel worked diligently throughout the cold and snowy winter months. The structure boasts of 300 sleeping quarters, 32 offices, six storage spaces with entry doors large enough to drive through, 13 classrooms, and technological amenities throughout the building. Its name is the Allied Barracks Building.

  • Latvian and US Air Force conduct simulated Close Air Support

    Feb 23, 2016

    From thousands of feet in the air to the ground in seconds - no, these are not paratroopers. Instead, these are Latvian and U.S. Air Force service members conducting a training simulation providing close air support.

  • A marathon a day

    Feb 23, 2016

    Around 1 a.m. the door to the company headquarters opens. The Soldiers at the duty desk turn their heads in curiosity. In walks a slender Soldier wearing a shirt with the word "Hurt" emblazoned across the front and water bottles strapped around his waist. He drops his bags and heads back out the door. He'll be back - after he finishes his 30-mile run.

  • Overseas Housing Allowance survey affects pay for service members in several European countries

    Feb 23, 2016

    U.S. Army Europe is asking service members in Germany, Moldova, the Netherlands and Russia who are residing off-post in privately leased or rental housing to take part in the annual housing survey.

  • Second Cavalry 'War Eagle' brings multinational partnership to the Egyptian coast

    Feb 22, 2016

    Throughout the world, the United States Army works hard to make sure that its allies understand that they stand behind their message of successful multinational partnership.

  • Marshall Center honors German, American military, length-of-service employees

    Feb 22, 2016

    German and American military personnel and a dedicated workforce of local national and American civilian workers were honored during an awards ceremony as part of the Director's Call held Feb. 19 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

  • 80th TC SHARP office empowers civilian counterparts

    Feb 21, 2016

    If a sexual assaulted victim ends up at the emergency room of a Richmond area hospital, chances are the hospital will call a victim advocate affiliated with The Regional Hospital Accompaniment Response Team to help that victim.

  • 21st TSC, USAREUR, seek local national interns

    Feb 19, 2016

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command is seeking qualified local national interns in a number of different specialties as part of a local national intern hiring action that began Feb. 17.

  • 409th CSB Names top NCO for 2016

    Feb 19, 2016

    The 409th Contracting Support Brigade has named its top non-commissioned officer of the year following a three-day competition in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Task Force Spearhead gives wings to 173rd redlegs

    Feb 19, 2016

    Paratroopers from 4th Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade, conducted over 200 airborne proficiency jumps from two UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters from 3rd Battalion 227th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Spearhead, Feb. 18, 2016, at Bunker drop-zone Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Soldiers hone skills during medevac training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Feb 18, 2016

    Members of the Albanian armed forces load a simulated casualty during medevac training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 18. (U.S. Army Photo By: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, 40th Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • French connection: TSC medical company hosts Allied cadet

    Feb 18, 2016

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- American medical support personnel serving with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command in Germany welcomed French cadets into their organization, demonstrating the vibrancy and integrity of the NATO alliance as well as the technical expertise and quality of training available within regional U.S. military organizations.

  • 2nd Cav. Regt. completes Dragoon Shock in Lithuania

    Feb 17, 2016

    MARIJAMPOLE, Lithuania -- Soldiers, assigned to C Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, conducted a refuel on the move during Dragoon Shock, Feb. 15.

  • Hodges represents US at OSCE military doctrine seminar in Vienna

    Feb 17, 2016

    VIENNA, Austria -- Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, attended the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar, here, Feb. 16.

  • Kosovo celebrates eighth anniversary of independence

    Feb 17, 2016

    PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, issued remarks during a joint press conference, here, with Kosovan Lt. Gen. Rrahman Rama, commander, Kosovo Security Forces, Feb. 16.

  • 'Can do!' Soldiers depart to Ukraine

    Feb 17, 2016

    Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, departed for Yavoriv, Ukraine, Feb. 10-14, in support of Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, or JMTG-U.

  • Training heats up at Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Feb 16, 2016

    Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regt., 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat, 4th Infantry Division stationed out of Fort Carson, Colo., shield themselves from a Molotov cocktail - a general name used for various bottle-based improvised flammable weapons - during fire phobia training, Feb. 16, at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany. The Soldiers are training alongside multinational counterparts in preparation for Kosovo Force 21 in support of Multinational Battle Group-East. MNBG-E is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment, and freedom of movement, within Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Army Reserve offers $25,000 bonus for most warrant officer specialties

    Feb 9, 2016

    The Army Reserve needs more warrant officers, a senior leader told 7th Mission Support Command Soldiers.

  • Time is on their side: TSC recognizes millennium of Civilian service

    Feb 8, 2016

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command recognized over 30 Department of the Army Civilian employees for their years of successful government service during a ceremony held at the Kaiserslautern Community Action Center on Danenner Kaserne Feb. 3.

  • Torun welcomes artillery Soldiers during Dragoon Shock

    Feb 8, 2016

    A mother and child out for a morning walk turned to face the direction of sirens howling through the city center of downtown Torun, Poland, Feb. 6.

  • Soldiers spend day in Poland during Exercise Freedom Shock

    Feb 8, 2016

    Troopers, assigned to Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, participated in a military vehicle and equipment static display alongside their Polish soldier counterparts within the Old Town area of Torun, Poland, Feb. 6.

  • US, allies and partners work together on TACET initiative

    Feb 8, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- In a joint effort, the United States and allied nations are developing and implementing the Transatlantic Capability Enhancement and Training, or TACET, initiative.

  • 7th MSC/21st TSC teach tactical combatives to Soldiers; Airmen

    Feb 7, 2016

    Modern Army Combatives instructors from the 7th Mission Support Command and 21st Theater Sustainment Command taught more than a dozen Soldiers and Airmen, Army Level II combatives Jan. 25-Feb. 5, 2016.

  • Army Europe highlights interoperability at communications conference

    Feb 5, 2016

    Signal, cyber and communications experts from industry, government and the militaries of several NATO allied and partner nations gathered together for the 9th annual Mobile Deployable Communications Conference in Warsaw, Poland, Feb. 4-5.

  • Marshall Center Workshop Examines Anti-Corruption Policies, Measures, Solutions

    Feb 5, 2016

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies held a Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime Alumni Community of Interest Workshop Feb. 1 to 4 for 71 practitioners engaged in countering illicit narcotics trafficking, terrorist involvement in criminal activity, transnational organized crime and corruption from 48 countries.

  • US, Poland military staff meet, plan Road to Anakonda 16

    Feb 5, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, and Polish Brig. Gen. Slawomir Wojciechowski, deputy commander, Poland's Armed Forces Operational Command, fielded questions from reporters regarding Exercise Anakonda 16, here, Feb. 5.

  • She saves cemeteries, one at a time

    Feb 5, 2016

    DAENNER KASERNE, Kaserslautern, Germany -- A Louisiana woman's goal is to save as many cemeteries as she can.

  • Armenian delegation visits Hohenfels Training Area

    Feb 4, 2016

    Armenian Maj. Gen. Gennady Tavaratsyan, chief of the strategic planning department of the Armed Forces General Staff, visited Hohenfels Training Area to observe mission command in action, understand the military decision-making process, and learn about the U.S. Army's noncommissioned officer corps.

  • Female mechanics support Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 4, 2016

    A lot more female faces are among the engine hoists, forklifts and wreckers these days at maintenance shops of the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center, here.

  • Will you be ready?

    Feb 4, 2016

    Preparing for an Epic Event. A preview of Anakonda 2016.

  • USANATO Soldiers talk policy with HRC Senior Enlisted Advisor

    Feb 4, 2016

    SEMBACH, Germany - United States Army NATO Brigade Soldiers hosted Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell Jefferson, the Human Resources Command senior enlisted advisor, for a wide-ranging Army policy discussion here Feb. 3.

  • US, Ukrainian inspectors general inspect support facilities

    Feb 4, 2016

    LVIV, Ukraine -- Since Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea in March of 2014 and continued support to Ukrainian separatists (to include the deployment of Russian troops and equipment on Ukrainian soil), building security and self-defense capacity of Ukrainian Land Forces has taken center stage as the nation's priority.

  • Sky Soldier engineers build fighting positions, support Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 4, 2016

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Paratroopers from the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade participates in U.S. Army Europe's Exercise Allied Spirit IV at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center Jan. 10 through Feb 5, 2016.

  • 1-4 Infantry moves operations center to the field

    Feb 4, 2016

    For the first time, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, who play opposing forces (OPFOR) during training exercises, set up a tactical operations center in the field. Usually, they run the operations center out of their battalion headquarters.

  • TACOM commander visits 2CR Soldiers during Stryker Maintenance Course

    Feb 4, 2016

    Maj. Gen. Gwendolyn Bingham, the commander of U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, visited 2nd Cavalry Soldiers taking the Stryker Common Chassis Sustainment Course, Feb. 3, 2016, in Vilseck, Germany.

  • Pig prototype makes its debut at Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 3, 2016

    A life-like farm animal is being used for simulated chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive (CBRN-E) training at a multinational exercise.

  • Chaplains collaborate, share values during exercise

    Feb 3, 2016

    Chaplains, from the United States and South Africa, got the chance to meet and collaborate during Exercise Allied Spirit IV, which is taking place until Feb. 5 at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • A Dragoon starts his career strong with Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 3, 2016

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- For most Soldiers, their first experiences in the military are usually something they won't forget for the rest of their lives. Whether they stay in for their first "tour" or choose it as a long-term career path, almost every single one can sit back and talk about their first year or two with reverie. The same type of reverie that can be spotted in others who, from time to time, reminisce on life's most important twists and turns.

  • International partnerships: Ukrainian surgeons visit Army Medicine in Europe

    Feb 3, 2016

    Four Ukrainian military surgeons, the first group of physicians to do such a rotation in several years, recently visited Army Medicine in Europe for a firsthand look at U.S. wounded warrior care.

  • Transition summits to educate Soldiers on employment process

    Feb 3, 2016

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes program will host two transition summits in Europe during March. The first will be held at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, March 7-8, and the other at USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, March 10-11.

  • Track Dragoon Shock using the "2CR Shock Vlog"

    Feb 2, 2016

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- Soldiers assigned to Cobra Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrive to their unit before dawn Jan 27, 2016 after they received an alert to prepare for their movement to Lithuania for training.

  • 21st TSC enlisted leaders launch path-breaking 'NIMS' campaign

    Feb 2, 2016

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Around 60 participants from across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and top Army junior leadership authorities broke new ground in the "Not in my Squad" campaign during an "empowerment" event held Jan. 27-29 at the Vogelweh Military Complex.

  • "School matters:" Parent-Teacher conferences keep communication open

    Feb 2, 2016

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Parent-teacher conferences in the Kaiserslautern area are scheduled for Feb. 9, and school officials and key leaders strongly encourage parents to attend.

  • Military, industry come together at Tech Expo

    Feb 2, 2016

  • Vollrath award ceremony recognized top human resources personnel throughout U.S. Army Europe

    Feb 2, 2016

    Four Soldiers and one Department of the Army civilian were recognized at U.S. Army Europe Headquarters, Jan. 28, for their excellence in human resources at Army Europe's 6th Annual Frederick E. Vollrath Awards ceremony.

  • ARECs ensure US Army Reserve is engaged on the world stage

    Feb 2, 2016

    What does it mean to have a U.S. Army Reserve force, globally engaged, impacting the far reaches of the world?