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  • Sky Soldiers, allies kick off Immediate Response 15

    Sep 11, 2015

    More than 1400 participants from Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, the United Kingdom and the United States took part in the opening ceremony for Immediate Response 15, in Slunj, Croatia, Sept. 9, 2015.

  • Hlawatsch earns energy management award; saves Army $426,000

    Sep 10, 2015

    Paul Hlawatsch, Directorate of Public Works energy manager, was awarded with the Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Individual Award for Energy Efficiency/ Energy Management.

  • Ukrainian troops complete second rotation of Fearless Guardian

    Sep 10, 2015

    Paratroopers, assigned to the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade, finished the second rotation of Fearless Guardian here with the graduation of more than 200 Ukrainian national guard soldiers from the Kiev and Kharkov regions, Sept. 9.

  • 4-3 Assault Helicopter Battalion supports training for German Bundeswehr Soldiers

    Sep 10, 2015

    The 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, from Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., the current rotational aviation force attached to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, sent one HH-60 Medevac Black Hawk and crew to support aircraft familiarization and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) training for 208 German Bundeswehr Soldiers from 401 Armored Infantry Battalion, here, Sept. 8-9, at the Hammelburg Training Area, Germany.

  • Rhode Island senator visits US paratroopers in Ukraine

    Sep 10, 2015

    U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, the ranking member of the Armed Services Committee, visited paratroopers from the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade as they trained soldiers with the Ukrainian national guard here during a trip to observe Fearless Guardian Sept. 1, 2015.

  • Exercise Kepi Blanc

    Sep 10, 2015

    Paratroopers from the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade and the French 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment conduct combined training on amphibious assault techniques, amphibious operations, mountain warfare and close air support here as part of Exercise Kepi Blanc, Sept. 6, 2015. Kepi Blanc is a bilateral exercise to give scouts training on infiltrating objectives undetected and improve capabilities in conducting clandestine intelligence collection

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade sends two paratroopers to World Military Games

    Sep 10, 2015

    Two 173rd Airborne Brigade paratroopers have been selected to represent the U.S. military at the International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Military Games, to be held in Mungyeong, Korea, October 2015.

  • "Can you hear me now?"

    Sep 10, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Communication has always been essential whilst playing several key roles in the way our military has moved and functioned throughout its history. It plays an even larger, more pivotal role in our present day military due to the current advances in technology.

  • Immediate Response 2015 begins in Croatia and Slovenia

    Sep 10, 2015

    More than 1400 participants, including U.S. service members, took part in two opening ceremonies held for the multinational exercise Immediate Response 15. The ceremonies took place in Postojna, Slovenia and one in Slunj, Croatia, on Sept. 9, 2015.

  • Service members in Germany urged to take overseas living pattern survey beginning Oct. 1

    Sep 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe Soldiers stationed in Germany will soon be asked, via e-mail, to participate in the 2015 Cost of Living Allowance Living Pattern Survey.

  • Multinational Kosovo Force fights more fires in mountains

    Sep 9, 2015

    Multinational Kosovo Force emergency response teams were activated to respond to continuing forest fire threats, Sept. 5, in the mountains outside Dragash in southern Kosovo.

  • U.S. Army Europe extends benefits to Same-Sex Spouses in Germany

    Sep 9, 2015

    Effective Sept. 9, U.S. Army Europe is authorized to issue Status of Forces Agreement credentials and command sponsorship authorizations to eligible same-sex spouses assigned to or on orders to Germany.

  • Dailey addresses future leaders in Grafenwoehr

    Sep 9, 2015

    During his first visit to U.S. Army Europe as the Sergeant Major of the Army, Sgt. Maj. Dan Dailey visited the 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy located in the Grafenwoehr Training Area.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Todd: New CSM at USAG Bavaria

    Sep 8, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria welcomed its new senior enlisted leader during a change of responsibility ceremony here Sept. 8. Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Dillingham, outgoing command sergeant major of USAG Bavaria, relinquished his responsibilities of the garrison to Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Todd.

  • Dailey hosts town hall in Wiesbaden, Germany

    Sep 8, 2015

    Having the courage to stand up in front of hundreds of your peers, leaders and subordinates is no easy feat, especially when speaking with the current sergeant major of the Army, but that is exactly what U.S. Army Europe Soldiers recently did in Wiesbaden, Germany today.

  • Soldiers stay on the pulse of readiness, proficiency

    Sep 8, 2015

    At times, trying to learn a new skill can be an intimidating endeavor, yet with practice, the uneasiness of the process blossoms into confidence. Learning new skills and procedures, which one can follow to save the life of the Soldier next to them, may prove invaluable.

  • US, Bulgarian Soldiers conduct combined live fire exercise

    Sep 6, 2015

    NOVO SELO TRAINING AREA, Bulgaria -- The 'Sky Soldiers' of the 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, conducted a combined arms live-fire exercise here in Bulgaria, Sept. 5.

  • Illesheim Army Health Clinic trains for battle

    Sep 4, 2015

    Illesheim Army Health Clinic trained in simulated battle conditions at Storck Barracks Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.

  • Mother, daughter serve together in Germany

    Sep 4, 2015

    It's not every day you find two young women in vastly different life situations embark on an adventure together in a predominantly male organization. Rarer still, is when a mother with a prolific professional background in international security and her daughter, a recent high school graduate, both decide to capitalize on major life changes and pursue careers in the U.S. Army.

  • Three-day Sustainment Terrain Walk explores logistics in Europe

    Sep 4, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Over the past few days, an entourage of approximately 80 senior leaders from around the European theater met with dozens of sustainers and logisticians during the Sustainment Terrain Walk.

  • Planning continues for Anakonda 16

    Sep 4, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- A Polish communication delegation joined U.S. Army Europe here, Sept. 2-3, to continue planning for Anakonda 16.

  • Trevor earns his Spurs

    Sep 3, 2015

    The tradition of an Army Trooper earning their spurs dates back to the beginning of the cavalry when newly enlisted Soldiers learned how to ride their horses without spurs so they did not harm the animal. Today, to earn their silver spurs, cavalry squadrons conduct 'spur rides'; a day in which Soldiers are tested on their proficiency of common military tasks and skills while pushed to physical exhaustion. Within the ranks of 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment on Aug. 27 was Trevor Pedersen. A precocious 8 year old who got out of the first week of third grade to find out what it is like to be a Soldier.

  • Bremerhaven ports: making the European Activities Set mission possible

    Sep 3, 2015

    BREMERHAVEN, Germany -- As Operation Atlantic Resolve continues to expand throughout the region, senior military leaders participating in U.S. Army Europe's Sustainment Terrain Walk are getting a first-hand look at two of the organization's critical logistical maritime hubs.

  • 515th Trans. Co. fuels allies during Swift Response 15

    Sep 3, 2015

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- Soldiers from the 515th Transportation Company, 39th Trans. Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade began a 1,400-mile road march August 17 to Bulgaria, where they are providing fuel to sustain Europe's largest multinational airborne operation since the Cold War .

  • Swift Response 15: Live Fire challenges Allied platoons, squads

    Sep 3, 2015

    Swift Response 15 is the U.S. Army's largest combined airborne training event in Europe since the end of the Cold War. It included nearly 5,000 service members from 11 NATO nations.

  • An unusual English lesson

    Sep 3, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment visited several elementary schools September 3, 2015 near Sulęcin, Poland.

  • Soldiers help build Alliance through Romanian color run

    Sep 2, 2015

    CONSTANTA, Romania -- 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion's Task Force Warhammer Forge Soldiers took time out of leading logistical support to Atlantic Resolve - South to represent the Army by participating in a 5K color run in Constanta, Romania on August 8th 2015.

  • Members of Congress visit troops in Lithuania

    Sep 2, 2015

    Members of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs visited troops in Rukla, Lithuania, Sept. 2.

  • Swift Response 15 brings unique training operating environment to Allied participants

    Sep 1, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany- The Operational Environment (OE) has taken a new form at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) here for exercise Swift Response 15. Army Europe is leading a training exercise built around a multinational airborne joint forcible entry operation spanning four European nations and ends with a unique training event known as a Noncombatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) that was led by the German Bundeswehr and U.S. Army Soldiers.

  • Estonian joins US troops, shoots big guns

    Sep 1, 2015

    Amidst the flashes of lightening and rumble of thunder from the skies above, U.S. and Estonian Soldiers answered back with a rumble of their own during a live-fire range Aug. 30, at the Central Training Area near Tapa, Estonia.

  • Building a solid foundation to a stronger alliance

    Sep 1, 2015

    Saws sliced through wood as hammers drove nails deep into the sides of the structure, yet amidst the construction, the newfound friends joked and laughed, united in their commitment to the betterment of the community surrounding them.

  • Helping a Hero to Heal

    Sep 1, 2015

  • A lasting impression

    Sep 1, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment participated in a harvest festival in Sulęcin, Poland August 30, 2015.

  • Hodges, congressional delegation pay respects in Normandy

    Sep 1, 2015

    The Army's top general in Europe met with a congressional delegation at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in France Aug. 30 to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

  • 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Co. builds alliances at International Jump Week

    Sep 1, 2015

    RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany -- Soldiers of the 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company and Airmen of the 435th Contingency Response Group hosted International Jump Week 2015 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern July 7-9. The skies were filled with 200 paratroopers from ten countries gaining knowledge of techniques, procedures, and equipment used by partner nations and building relationships within the international airborne community.

  • 18th CSSB leaders see alliance building firsthand in Romania

    Sep 1, 2015

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania -- Task Force Warhammer Forge (TF WF) Soldiers received their command team of Lt. Col. Robb Meert and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Uhlig, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, with motivation, shouting their motto "Hammer Time!" at Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania July 23.

  • 39th Trans. Bn. maintains readiness with Stilwell week

    Sep 1, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - 5th Quartermaster Company, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, maintained readiness via fun, team oriented events during Stilwell Week, which began August 3 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks.

  • US, Poland conduct section live-fire exercise

    Sep 1, 2015

    During the past few months, U.S. Soldiers, of P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, have been working to build cohesive and responsive teams that are able to perform their duties of scouting ahead for the main body of a U.S. or allied force.

  • Army Reserve soldier remembers relative: second most decorated soldier from World War II

    Sep 1, 2015

    First Lt. Garlin Murl Conner was a farmer from Aaron, Kentucky who was inducted into the Army on March 1, 1941.

  • Multinational logistics interoperability

    Aug 31, 2015

    Communication, cooperation, and equipment compatibility are the keys to multinational task force logistics support.

  • Be realistic: A model for home-station training

    Aug 31, 2015

    The 16th Sustainment Brigade leveraged partnerships and technology to create realistic home-station training environments for its units.

  • Developing a multinational logistics common operational picture

    Aug 31, 2015

    When developing a multinational logistics common operational picture in a decisive action training environment, logisticians must consider four essential elements.

  • U.S. and Swiss aviators fight fires in Kosovo

    Aug 31, 2015

    U.S. Army and Swiss aviators sprung into action on the evening on Aug. 29 in order to fight an outbreak of fires in a forest on Oshijak mountain, roughly 6 kilometers southeast of Prizren in southern Kosovo.

  • Exercise aims toward future of connected training

    Aug 30, 2015

    After years of conducting training within the confines of the Army's major training areas in Germany, the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command is branching out with a new way to connect training throughout Europe.

  • Noncombatant evacuation exercise tests Allies during Swift Response 15

    Aug 30, 2015

    The training event was led by the German-led Task Force Cerebrus and focused on quickly and safely evacuating embassy diplomats and other critical civilians.

  • Swift Response 15: A faster, stronger Alliance

    Aug 29, 2015

    Swift Response 15 is the U.S. Army's largest combined airborne training event in Europe since the end of the Cold War. More than 4,800 service members from 11 NATO nations -- including Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States -- will take part in the exercise on training areas in Bulgaria, Germany, Italy and Romania, Aug. 17-Sept. 13, 2015.

  • Opening Doors: Bondsteel Soldiers prepare Kosovo teens for English certification test

    Aug 28, 2015

    Language is a key to opening metaphorical doors that can lead to higher education, opportunities to travel, or a greater understanding of the world. Connecticut Army National Guard Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 169th Aviation Regiment, out of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, are reaching out to the youths of Ferizaj, Kosovo, and helping them prepare to pass the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language test.

  • Army cadets experience engineering in Germany

    Aug 28, 2015

    STUTTGART, Germany - Army cadets Melissa Hersey and Patrick Richardson recently finished up a summer stint at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District's Stuttgart Resident Office as part of the 2015 Cadet District Engineer Program. Both shared a little about their experiences with USACE.

  • Exercise Swift Response rapidly builds combat power

    Aug 28, 2015

    A combined team of multinational aircraft from Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States, carrying equipment and personnel from their countries as well as Italy and Spain, executed an Air-Land operation to build combat power at the Hohenfels Training area as part of Swift Response 15, Aug. 27 - 28.

  • Breaking down barriers: US and Lithuanian forces trade knowledge

    Aug 28, 2015

    United States Army Paratroopers and Lithuanian Land Forces soldiers came together here today, for bilateral training in tactical control points, and how each nation performs those tasks.

  • US Soldiers train with Polish service members

    Aug 28, 2015

    Throughout the U.S. Army, many Soldiers fire on ranges on any given day. However, very few Soldiers can say they've fired from a speedboat.

  • Captive audience: US Soldiers support Polish allies in kidnapping scenario

    Aug 28, 2015

    Every Polish soldier deploying to a combat environment has to undergo rigorous training to prepare them for the situations they may encounter. One of the possibilities that can occur in combat is being captured by an enemy that doesn't speak the soldier's language.

  • Sky Soldiers honor 24 years of Ukrainian independence

    Aug 27, 2015

    YAVORIV, Ukraine -- Paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade participated in two ceremonies on Aug. 23 and Aug. 24, 2015, in L'viv, Ukraine, marking one of the country's biggest state holidays, independence day.

  • Multinational paratroopers jump into Swift Response

    Aug 26, 2015

    More than 1,000 paratroopers from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, the U.K., and the U.S. conducted an Airborne Operation as a part of Exercise Swift Response on the Hohenburg Drop Zone, here, Aug. 26.

  • NATO allies jump into Swift Response 15

    Aug 26, 2015

    More than 1,000 paratroopers, from the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and six other allied nations including Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom conducted an Airborne Joint Forcible Entry mission as a part of Swift Response 15 at Hohenfels Training Area, Aug. 26.

  • JMTC hosts Gunfighter Gymnasium to improve your reflexes

    Aug 25, 2015

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

  • Army Europe senior leaders meet for annual conference

    Aug 25, 2015

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

  • Standardization, validation kick off Expert Field Medical Badge

    Aug 25, 2015

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

  • Devil Brigade ready to begin Operation Swift Response 15

    Aug 24, 2015

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

  • Baumholder is home away from home for Swift Response 15

    Aug 24, 2015

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

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

    Aug 24, 2015

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

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

    Aug 24, 2015

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

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

    Aug 24, 2015

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

  • 82nd Airborne and Allies jump into Swift Response 15

    Aug 24, 2015

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

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

    Aug 24, 2015

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

  • A Coalition of Rangers Train Together in Swift Response

    Aug 23, 2015

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

  • Igniting the Spark for a Stronger Alliance

    Aug 23, 2015

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

  • US Army contracting team trains local institutions in Kosovo

    Aug 21, 2015

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

  • Building relationships: IMCOM Europe visits Hessian State Finance Ministry

    Aug 21, 2015

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

  • CATC Instructors prepare German soldiers for upcoming deployment

    Aug 21, 2015

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

  • US, Polish Soldiers overcome obstacles together

    Aug 20, 2015

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

  • US, Norwegian engineers unite, build relationships

    Aug 20, 2015

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

  • Army Europe now accepting Vollrath Awards nominations

    Aug 20, 2015

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

  • All BMEDDAC Clinics Earn Prestigious Safety Star Site Recognition

    Aug 20, 2015

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

  • Vilseck Army Health Clinic cuts ribbon on clinic addition

    Aug 20, 2015

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

  • Marshall Center Language Class Serves as Springboard to Understanding the Fight Against Transnationa

    Aug 20, 2015

    When two international crime fighters meet at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, they learn more than how to speak better English.

  • KFOR walks in Black Madonna Pilgrimage

    Aug 20, 2015

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

  • US, Hungarian troops hold peacekeeping exercise in Kosovo

    Aug 19, 2015

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

  • US Soldiers march with allies during Polish Armed Forces Day

    Aug 18, 2015

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

  • Trading weapons: Building stronger alliances

    Aug 18, 2015

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

  • Lithuanian, US troops tackle Poland mission

    Aug 18, 2015

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

  • Service members take leap toward a stronger alliance

    Aug 17, 2015

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

  • US Soldiers march with allies during Polish Armed Forces Day

    Aug 17, 2015

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

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

    Aug 17, 2015

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

  • Fighter jet fuel removed, prevents contamination

    Aug 17, 2015

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

  • Multinational Soldiers Secure the Hohenburg Drop Zone

    Aug 15, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany (15 Aug. 2015) On August 13th, a combined team of paratroopers from the United States and Canada successfully seized the Hohenburg Drop Zone at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC).

  • "Renegades" maintain readiness through 21st TSC G6 support

    Aug 14, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany-- Signal Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade's 504th Brigade Signal Company supported a 10-day 21st Theater Sustainment Command communications exercise that displayed the unit's unique ability to deploy their strategic communications assets.

  • 16th Special Troops Battalion maintains ready arsenal

    Aug 14, 2015

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany-- Soldiers from 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, completed an extensive range week using their newly requisitioned weapon systems at the Baumholder training area from July 20-24.

  • 39th Transportation Bn. helps build Strong Europe through Lithuanian road march

    Aug 14, 2015

    ABROMISKES, Lithuania - Hundreds of patriots gathered for an annual road march to honor their fellow citizens who fought for their country in the tiny village of Abromiskes, Lithuania, July 25.

  • 23rd Ordnance Co. develops leaders

    Aug 14, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The 23rd Ordnance Company is full of examples of leaders developing on base and out in the community and the cases in point range from the unit's lowest ranks to its highest.

  • Transporters build alliance with Baltic States

    Aug 14, 2015

    Heavy equipment transporters, from the 51st Transportation Company, 39th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, are providing heavy vehicle lift support to U.S. and NATO operations in the Baltics.

  • Soldier remembered fondly in two ceremonies

    Aug 14, 2015

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- A 16th Sustainment Brigade Soldier who died recently was honored during two memorial services held July 31 in Baumholder, and Aug. 2 in Grafenwoehr.

  • Several youths at USAG Ansbach volunteer for, help their community through American Red Cross

    Aug 14, 2015

    The American Red Cross at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted a ceremony Aug. 14, 2015, at the Von Steuben Community Center to recognize the youths of the community for their volunteerism.

  • Three Soldiers from JMRC move on to Army Europe Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 14, 2015

    After three days of mentally and physically challenging events, three soldiers have earned the opportunity to represent the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command at the United States Army Europe's Best Warrior Competition next month.

  • Marshall Center host first Language for Diplomacy Workshop

    Aug 14, 2015

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies' Partner Language Training Center, Europe and Non-Resident Programs designed and held the first Language for Diplomacy Workshop here July 28 to Aug. 13.

  • See faster, react faster, hit faster

    Aug 13, 2015

    The Conflict Kinetics Gunfighter Gym opened Aug. 12, 2015, on Camp Aachen, for all U.S. Soldiers and our North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies.

  • US Soldiers meet with Sandomierz residents

    Aug 13, 2015

    While traveling from the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland, Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment stopped to interact with some of the local populace August 12, in Sandomierz, Poland.

  • Exercise Uhlan Fury hits stride in Lithuania

    Aug 13, 2015

    Exercise Uhlan Fury has ended here, culminating with a jump from UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters above the General Silvestras Zlikaliskas Training Area.

  • Exercise Allied Spirit II strengthens NATO interoperability, relationships

    Aug 12, 2015

    More than 4,500 participants from eight nations are participating in Exercise Allied Spirit II, which is already underway, at the U.S. Army's Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany.

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

    Aug 12, 2015

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