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  • Army reaps savings with 'First in Support's' TF-Harvest

    Aug 7, 2013

    There is a team that is always prepared to travel and support a unit in need. Their skills are varied, but their goal is always the same. When a unit inactivates in Europe and has equipment to leave behind, they are there for the harvest.

  • USAREUR WRP Student wins Judith C. Gilliom Award

    Aug 7, 2013

    A U.S. Army Europe intern won a national award for her efforts to update and reorganize Office of the Provost Marshal's SharePoint operations.

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars officials visit USAREUR

    Aug 7, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians from across U.S. Army Europe got a visit from Veterans of Foreign Wars officials as they visited USAREUR Headquarters here, Aug. 7, 2013.

  • Bradleys begin retrograde from Germany

    Aug 7, 2013

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe and Maintenance Activity Kaiserslautern are preparing M2A2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles for retrograde and transportation back to the U.S. at Kaiserslautern Army Depot.

  • Deputy commander bids farewell to USACE Europe District

    Aug 6, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - In her role as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District deputy commander, Lt. Col. Michelle Garcia guided the organization's general and administrative branch chiefs and also was responsible for program and activity management throughout this area of operations. During a farewell last month, district leaders and officials praised her ability to transcend the job description and effectively bridge divides between personnel, support functions and resources.

  • 1st HRSC redeploys after 9 months

    Aug 6, 2013

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center marked the end of a nine-month deployment with a redeployment ceremony at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Aug. 5.

  • U.S. Army Europe training area information now available as mobile apps

    Aug 5, 2013

    Training area information and resources for U.S. Army training locations throughout Europe are now available as applications for Apple iOS and Android mobile devices.

  • British cadets train with U.S. counterparts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Aug 5, 2013

    A joint U.S. - U.K. program brings 20 British Army officer cadets to the Leader Development and Assessment Course to train with their Army ROTC counterparts.

  • Dragoons support soldiers through USPS

    Aug 4, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- It's no secret that combat deployments can be stressful for Troops and Family Members everywhere. Although they are always prepared for the challenge, it can be assured that the added stress of being away from loved ones, consistently inclement weather and always having to be prepared for the mission can create harsh conditions for deployed forces.

  • End of era: Bradley fighting vehicles leave Germany

    Aug 2, 2013

    Civilian and military logisticians from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe and Maintenance Activity Kaiserslautern are at Kaiserslautern Army Depot, Germany, preparing M2A2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles for retrograde and transportation to the U.S.

  • 21st Theater Sustainment Command helps move equipment to Afghanistan

    Aug 2, 2013

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania -- Logisticians from U.S. Army Europe's 21st Theater Sustainment Command oversaw and coordinated the movement of equipment in more than 200 containers to Soldiers of USAREUR's 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Afghanistan.

  • Troops Return Home

    Aug 2, 2013

    NUREMBERG, Germany- Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, greets Soldiers of the 16th Sustainment Brigade as they deplane at Nuremberg Airport, July 31. O'Connor was on hand to welcome home over 150 Soldiers of the brigade as they returned safely from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The brigade's unique mission included training and assisting the Afghan National Army in developing their own robust logistical capabilities. (Photo by Staff Sgt. April Tessmer, 16th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs, 21st TSC)

  • Hennenbach youth volunteer firefighters tour, train at Urlas

    Aug 1, 2013

    A group of youth volunteer firefighters from Hennenbach trained at and toured the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Fire Training Center at Urlas July 25 as part of the ongoing effort to maintain and strengthen the working relationship between American and German firefighters and first responders.

  • Retired U.S. Army veteran honored with French Legion of Honor medal in Italy ceremony

    Aug 1, 2013

    Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8862, located in Vicenza, Italy, traveled to a small town in the northwest corner of the country July 25, 2013, to be present as to retired U.S. Army Col. Myron "Iron Mike" Murley received the French National Order of the Legion of Honor medal.

  • Leadership Reaction Course strengthens Italian-American esprit de corps at Camp Darby

    Aug 1, 2013

    Camp Darby military units joined together with their peers of the Italian Base Command and oldiers of the Folgore Brigade July 25 to take part in a Leadership Reaction Course at the Folgore Training Area, Lustrissimi.

  • End of an era: Final Heavy BCT Bradleys depart Germany

    Jul 31, 2013

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe and Maintenance Activity Kaiserslautern are preparing M2A2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles for retrograde and transportation back to the U.S. at Kaiserslautern Army Depot.

  • 21st TSC helps move equipment to Afghanistan

    Jul 31, 2013

    Using a process called multi-modal transportation, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command oversaw and coordinated the movement of equipment in more than 200 TRICON type containers from their home station in Vilseck, Germany, to their unit, the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, in Afghanistan, beginning June 21, 2013, and spanning the course of 28 days.

  • FYROM aids KFOR MEDEVAC mission

    Jul 29, 2013

    SKOPJE, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (July 24, 2013) -- Multinational Battle Group -- East's Task Force Medical Evacuation ran their first test flight from Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo to Skopje as a part of their new medical evacuation agreement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia July 24.

  • F2F promotes resiliency with pottery

    Jul 29, 2013

    Female 2 Female program sponsored a resiliency through pottery night at the Arts and Crafts Center July 16.

  • Vicenza runner finishes marathon barefoot

    Jul 29, 2013

    Family member Tom Romano finished his 13th Ironman triathlon June 30 in Klagenfurt, Austria, barefoot after mispacking his shoes.

  • Portuguese train Polish, Italian soldiers to walk through fire

    Jul 26, 2013

    "You feel fire all over your body, in your legs, in your arms, in your head; everywhere is fire," Polish Army Master Cpl. Lukasz Demkowicz, team leader, said as he described his experience of fire phobia training.

  • Participants carry their weight in Strongman Competition

    Jul 25, 2013

    Garmisch community members represent U.S. in the annual German Strongman / Strongwoman Competition

  • USAREUR family serves together

    Jul 25, 2013

    It is said that less than one percent of the population of the U.S. serve in the military. So, for some people, seeing a member of the military is a rare sight. But even harder to find is a family of service members.

  • CASCOM hosts Israeli Chief of Logistics, provides training insight

    Jul 25, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted Brig. Gen. Mofid Ganem, Israeli Defense Force Chief of Logistics, and members of the IDF for a tour July 22.

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment takes lead in southern Afghanistan

    Jul 25, 2013

    The troops of the Task Force Dragoon (2nd Cavalry Regiment) assumed their role in helping the security forces of Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, during a transfer of authority ceremony, July 25, 2013, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Unit commanders celebrate Iftar with local Afghan Officials

    Jul 25, 2013

    During a mission to bring stability and peace to the region, one of the most important things a unit can do is win the hearts and minds of the local community in which it resides. This is true around the world and continues to be an important concept to the Kandahar Province's ever-changing area of operations.

  • KFOR soldiers face summer heat during DANCON march

    Jul 24, 2013

    Twenty-five kilometers of uneven terrain, sparse shade and scorching sun; that is what Multinational Battle Group-East soldiers faced during the Danish Contingency March July 20 at Camp Novo Selo.

  • Journaling puts things into perspective

    Jul 23, 2013

    Although it bears a stigma, journaling is beneficial for deployed Soldiers and the family back home

  • 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Partners with Stadt Pressath

    Jul 23, 2013

    The 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB) is a growing presence in the USAG Grafenwoehr area since moving from Schweinfurt in June 2012. Now the "Outstanding" Battalion has extended its footprint to the local town of Pressath. The 44th ESB has officially become partners with the community.

  • US Army Europe awards retired German general US Legion of Merit medal for 41 years of service

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe commander Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr. awarded the U.S. Legion of Merit medal in the degree of commander to Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Carl-Hubertus Von Butler for his support of U.S., German and partner forces during his 41-year career, July 23, 2013, in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • U.S. Army Europe commander joins senior military leaders for visit to exercise Rapid Trident 2013

    Jul 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe Commanding General Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr. joined 23 other senior military and civilian officials to observe training as part of exercise Rapid Trident 2013, July 17, in Yavoriv, Ukraine.

  • 'Sky Soldiers' cement ties in San Marino, strengthen relations between 2 long-standing republics

    Jul 22, 2013

    "Sky Soldiers" from Vicenza, Italy, attended the Frattelanza San Marino-America (San Marino-America Brotherhood) luncheon hosted by the Associazione Samnmarinese in San Marino, July 7, 2013.

  • Army spouse gets a chance at life thanks to medical breakthrough at LRMC

    Jul 19, 2013

    When a patients' life depends on a 13-hour flight and a complicated lung bypass machine for survival, there's a lot of fear that something could go wrong. But for the wife of an Army Soldier stationed in Germany, it was not only a smooth medical evacuation flight across the Atlantic, but also a first in military medicine.

  • Soldiers help German football clubs shine

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Most Soldiers stay busy with work, training, physical fitness, continuing education and a host of other vital requirements. But some even find time to play a little football.

  • Learning how to transition gracefully

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - No move is ever stress-free. With support and a positive attitude the task can be accomplished more smoothly.

  • Dragon boating sparks German-American relations

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The original goal of getting Wiesbaden's American residents in on the fun of Dragon Boat racing during the Schiersteiner Hafenfest has been accomplished. Now, six years later, not only are community members competing as their own team, some are also members of a German team and actively cultivating German and American relationships.

  • U.S. Army Europe 'Sky Soldiers' train with multinational partners at Rapid Trident

    Jul 18, 2013

    YAVORIV, Ukraine --Paratroopers from Attack Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) trained with military forces from several other nations on small-unit tactics as part of exercise Rapid Trident 2013 in Yavoriv, Ukraine.

  • Leonardo Project Awards: High school anti-bullying effort recognized

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It was a packed house at the Wiesbaden Kurhaus June 30 as German and American students awaited the judges' decisions in the 2013 Leonardo Awards. This was the first year local Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe students joined their German peers in competing in various categories aimed at encouraging greater involvement in music, technology, communication, social awareness and a host of other competitive categories.

  • Ride 2 Recovery kicks off European tour in Vicenza, Italy

    Jul 18, 2013

    Some 120 Soldiers, veterans, civilians and their supporters gathered on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, July 11, 2013, to begin the first leg of a 700-kilometer Ride2Recovery bicycle trek through Northern Italy and France. The first day's ride, a 44-mile (70-kilometer) stretch, took the cyclists to Verona.

  • California Army National Guard participates in Exercise Rapid Trident 2013

    Jul 15, 2013

    Members of the California National Guard are participating in Exercise Rapid Trident 2013, in Yavoriv, Ukraine, because of the 20-year relationship they have built with the Ukrainian army through the National Guard State Partnership Program.

  • NATO Allied Land Command head visits Rapid Trident

    Jul 15, 2013

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization Allied Land Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Frederick "Ben" Hodges visited Exercise Rapid Trident 2013 in Yavoriv, Ukraine, July 15, 2013, to gain an understanding of the training conducted and the capabilities of the International Peacekeeping and Security Center.

  • JAG maintains positive relations in Kosovo

    Jul 13, 2013

    Being good neighbors is an integral part for maintaining positive relations in a deployment environment.

  • USACE employee shares 'passion' for fishing

    Jul 11, 2013

    With summer's arrival and a pair of major European competitions on the horizon, Brad Smudzinski wants to get more people hooked on fishing, even while chasing his own dreams in the sport. The administrative officer for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District's Bavaria Area Office in southeast Germany has carved out a name for himself in the angling world.

  • Blink of an Eye

    Jul 11, 2013

    In a blink of an eye, the motorcycle was on its side and I was hitting the pavement. There was no life flashing before my eyes and no chance to recover, but there was pain in my left knee and elbow. One second I'm on the bike and the next I'm on the ground next to it. A little shaken and quite embarrassed, I sat there for a minute rattling my brain, trying to think what I could have done wrong. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach then walked over and asked, "What happened?" I honestly had no idea.

  • Army couple aids victim of motorcycle accident

    Jul 11, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany- During a leisurely motorcycle ride through the Bavarian Alps, Sgts. 1st Class Cathleen Stadler-Frazier and Robert Frazier never expected their military training would be a crucial part of their weekend.

  • Airwaves carry U.S. culture to unintended audience

    Jul 10, 2013

    From pop to politics, AFN has had a major influence throughout Europe since the end of World War II

  • 15th Eng. Bn. uncases colors in Grafenwoehr

    Jul 10, 2013

    USAG Grafenwoehr welcomes newest members of the community

  • Environmental tour spotlights training area

    Jul 9, 2013

    Community gets a "green" glimpse of training area during bus tour

  • Exercise Rapid Trident 2013 opens in Ukraine

    Jul 8, 2013

    Land forces from 17 nations began two weeks of collective training in a ceremony, July 8, 2013, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine, to mark the official start of Exercise Rapid Trident 2013.

  • Hohenfels Aviators Participate in Children's Day Out

    Jul 3, 2013

    Aviators from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center's (JMRC) Aviation Support Observer Coach Trainer (OCT) team, the Falcons, traveled to Gutersloh Air Base to participate in Children's Day Out.

  • Motorcycle Safety: Fluorescent, highly reflective material enhances visibility, reduces accidents

    Jul 3, 2013

    The commanding general of United States Army Europe mandated the wear of fluorescent and highly reflective material for upper outer garment for USAREUR Soldiers, civilians (including contractors but excluding local national employees), and Family members riding motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, to save lives.

  • Healthy choices are focus at USAG Bamberg

    Jul 3, 2013

    In recognition of June as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, Awareness Month, Bamberg Army Health Clinic teamed up with the garrison's Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, to facilitate a Suicide Prevention Training at the Freedom Fitness Facility June 27.

  • Life-saving water safety information

    Jul 3, 2013

    Franconia has many lakes, rivers and ponds that look inviting with the arrival of summer to Bavaria. But many of these bodies of water can be risky.

  • Transfer of educational benefits will incur four-year service obligation

    Jul 3, 2013

    Soldiers who transfer their Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to a family member after Aug. 1 will incur four more years of service.

  • Honoring a living legend: Paying tribute to the heroes of the Berlin Airlift

    Jul 2, 2013

    "The noise of the planes became the sound of hope for the people of Germany." That's how Frankfurt City Treasurer Uwe Becker described the massive humanitarian effort to supply the besieged people of Berlin in 1948 and 1949.

  • Sesame Street coming to Franconia Military Community

    Jul 2, 2013

    The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families -- The USO's longest running, free traveling tour -- based on Sesame Street's military family initiative is celebrating five years of touring the globe.

  • Garrison employees recognized for length of service, achievement

    Jul 2, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "One need not wear a uniform to serve." That was the focus June 21 as Col. David Carstens, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander, honored 945 years of combined service contributed by garrison employees at a Length of Service Ceremony.

  • New installation opens in Italy

    Jul 2, 2013

    The newest military installation in Europe, Caserma Renato Del Din, opened officially July 2. Del Din will be the home of three 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) units and is the first Department of Defense installation to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Certification for the entire site.

  • LTG Ferriter talks hard issues with Baumholder Soldiers

    Jul 1, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, Installation Management Command commander, came to Baumholder June 27 and listened to Soldier feedback on sexual harassment and sexual assault in the Army, suicide, housing issues, sponsorship and more.

  • Vicenza students learn about creepy crawly things

    Jul 1, 2013

    Employees from the Directorate of Public Works Entomology Department came to the school June 6-7 to speak to around 400 students about harmful bugs in Italy and let them look at their collections of bugs.

  • Vicenza soccer team wins second in Italian tournament

    Jul 1, 2013

    The Vicenza Lions mens soccer team is made up of Soldiers, civilians and many from the military community and play together with other Italian teams in Vicenza.

  • Darby celebrates Army birthday at American Beach

    Jul 1, 2013

    Darby Military Community celebrated the Army's 238th birthday on the American Beach June 21.

  • Army Ten-Miler picks up the pace

    Jul 1, 2013

    This year's qualifier brings out the best in runners

  • Working with the Serbian Armed Forces

    Jun 28, 2013

    Soldiers with the Joint Implementation Commission and members of the European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, or EULEX, met with their Serbian Armed Forces and Ministry of Internal Affairs counterparts during a coordination meeting in Vrapce, Serbia June 21.

  • 2 CR cases colors in preparation for Afghanistan

    Jun 27, 2013

    In order to formally represent the unit's rapidly approaching departure to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, 2d Cavalry Regiment Troops conducted a colors casing ceremony June 26, 2013 at Rose Barracks, Germany.

  • Outreach-KONTAKT Ansbach brings USAG Ansbach, Stadt Ansbach communities together

    Jun 27, 2013

    Americans living in Germany have a new means by which they can connect to their host nation. The Outreach-KONTAKT Ansbach Club holds its inaugural meeting July 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Zum Mohren -- Pfarrstrasse 9 -- in Ansbach.

  • US consul general visits USAG Ansbach, Urlas

    Jun 27, 2013

    U.S. Consul General William Moeller of the U.S. consulate in M√ľnchen, which oversees Bavaria as its consular region, visited U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach in Middle Franconia June 26.

  • Spotlight on...Staff Sgt. Diana McInnis

    Jun 27, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Diana McInnis is a contracting noncommissioned officer with the 409th Contracting Support Brigade's 622nd Contingency Contracting Team assigned to the Grafenwoehr Regional Contracting Office. There, she buys commodities and services to support the units within and around Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • 1-91 Cavalry Regiment changes commanders

    Jun 26, 2013

    Lt. Col. Kyle Reed assumed command of the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, during a change of command ceremony held June 21 at Conn Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt.

  • Faces of Schweinfurt: SFC Patricia Ortiz-Lawas

    Jun 26, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Patricia Ortiz-Lawas, a Soldier assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt's 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, has been teaching fitness classes and training for six years.

  • U.S. Army's overseas training command welcomes new commander

    Jun 26, 2013

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Brig. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, native of Somerset, Pa., is the new commander of the U.S. Army's only overseas training command, the 7th U.S. Army Joint Multinational Training Command, also known as JMTC.

  • IMCOM leaders stress importance of leadership development, SHARP during Wiesbaden visit

    Jun 26, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A visit by Installation Management Command leaders Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter and Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice drew garrison leaders from throughout Europe to Wiesbaden to share ideas and discuss issues. IMCOM's commander and senior NCO took an inside look at how transformation is changing the face of U.S. Army Europe, toured U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's Warrior Training Center on McCully Barracks and talked about the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program during the visit June 25.

  • USAREUR's sole construction management team, Lithuania's only engineer battalion strengthen partners

    Jun 25, 2013

    For U.S. Army Europe and multinational partners that participated in Saber Strike 2013, the Baltic-based exercise served as an opportunity to exercise their capabilities and solidarity across a multilateral and multinational spectrum.

  • Accident reduction achievable with engaged leadership

    Jun 25, 2013

    In recognition of National Safety Month, members of the Ground Directorate encourage everyone in the Army Family to take time and integrate risk management into their planned activities; day, night, tactical, non-tactical, on or off duty. While there's been a recent decline in Army accidental fatalities, there's still room for improvement when it comes to reducing losses.

  • Three nations participate in artillery live-fire training

    Jun 25, 2013

    U.S., German and Italian forces participated in an artillery live-fire training exercise in Baumholder, Germany June 20, 2013, as part of the Artillery Systems Cooperation Activities program.

  • 'Ammo Shack' offers fun alternatives at Miesau

    Jun 25, 2013

    Until recently, Pfc. Patrick Stone, a personnel clerk at 212th Combat Support Hospital, had nowhere to go for a little fun. Then, the local junior enlisted council transformed Miesau Ammo Depot's empty library into the ultimate hang out spot -- now dubbed the "Ammo Shack." Dozens of troops attended the June 24 opening.

  • 46 years of distinguished service comes to an end for Rudolf Leykauf

    Jun 24, 2013

    Rudolf "Rudi" Leykauf ended his 46 year career with a ceremony (and surprises) at the Longbow Lounge at Storck Barracks, USAG Ansbach, Germany.

  • Cadets test abilities at Leadership Challenge

    Jun 24, 2013

    JROTC cadets from around Europe build camaraderie during weeklong camp

  • 202nd MP Group, 1002nd MP Bn. inactivate, case colors

    Jun 24, 2013

    The 202nd Military Police Group (Criminal Investigations Division) and 1002nd Military Police Battalion (CID) inactivated during a ceremony at the Noncommissioned Officer Field at Daenner Kaserne June 21.

  • U.S. Army Europe welcomes new Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations

    Jun 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe welcomed its new Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Brig. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, to Wiesbaden, Germany, June 24, 2013.

  • Wounded warrior benefits from Warrior Transition Unit, Joint Multinational Training Command partners

    Jun 24, 2013

    Those who know Staff Sgt. Ely Chagoya describe him as a hard worker and kind soul, an all around "good guy".

  • Adapt and overcome: Gate One sees new improvements

    Jun 23, 2013

    As Kosovo Force 17 soldiers continue to settle into their new posts they have identified a number of opportunities to improve their living conditions and quality of life. At Gate One, a KFOR camp near the Administrative Boundary Line in northern Kosovo, these opportunities are already beginning to take shape on the ground.

  • LRMC Medic Receives Combat Medical Badge

    Jun 21, 2013

    An Army Medic assigned to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, has been awarded the prestigious Combat Medical Badge for the aid he rendered to an Afghan Soldier while under enemy fire in Afghanistan.

  • USAG Schweinfurt celebrates 238th Army birthday

    Jun 21, 2013

    Looking back on the year since the last Army birthday, Schweinfurt has undergone enormous change. Looking forward, change will continue, but the Army remains committed to the readiness, training and advancement of its Soldiers and Family members.

  • Republic of Georgia and U.S. Army Europe conclude Shared Horizons 2013

    Jun 21, 2013

    Shared Horizons 2013 concluded June 21 during a closing ceremony at the national Ministry of Defense Headquarters to commemorate the weeklong bilateral civil-military exercise in Tbilisi, Georgia.

  • U.S. Army Europe Combined Training Conference concludes this week

    Jun 21, 2013

    Military leaders from more than 35 nations from Europe and elsewhere came together this week at the NATO school in Oberammergau, Germany to participate in the annual Combined Training Conference.

  • USAREUR Soldiers educated during SHARP week

    Jun 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe conducted a week-long event, June 17-21, 2013, which focused on response to and prevention of sexual harassment and assault.

  • A trip down memory lane

    Jun 20, 2013

    A former resident of the training area returns after 76 years

  • USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB join forces for Run for the Fallen, Army birthday

    Jun 20, 2013

    Members of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach gathered June 13 to celebrate the Army's 238th birthday with several events throughout the day at Katterbach Kaserne.

  • US, Republic of Georgia participate in joint disaster relief exercise

    Jun 20, 2013

    U.S. military and civilians, alongside representatives from the Republic of Georgia's agency ministries participated in the third annual Shared Horizons exercise, June 18-22, 2013, in Tblisi, Georgia.

  • Americans face off with Germans for friendly softball game

    Jun 20, 2013

    Americans and their host-nation counterparts met June 7 for a friendly evening softball game at Katterbach Kaserne, but with a twist: one team had never played softball before.

  • Saber Strike 2013 demonstrates multinational partnership in Baltics

    Jun 18, 2013

    Saber Strike 2013 concluded June 13, 2013, as training locations in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia held closing ceremonies to commemorate two weeks of multinational exercises in the Baltics.

  • Sexual assault prevention main focus for Sec Army McHugh

    Jun 18, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh spoke with a group of senior leaders, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention unit representatives and the Sexual Assault Response coordinator during lunch at Caserma Del Din, Italy, June 16, 2013.

  • Focusing on teen dating violence

    Jun 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Victim advocates from Army Community Service's Family Advocacy Program visited Wiesbaden High School this month in hopes of helping students recognize signs of teen dating violence. "The thing you need to understand is that dating violence is not just a black eye," Julie Wahlers, victim advocate coordinator for the program, told a group of seniors June 4. "It is a continuum."

  • Shared Horizons tests Republic of Georgia and U.S. Army Emergency Response

    Jun 18, 2013

    U.S. Army Soldiers have come together with emergency response teams from the Republic of Georgia to conduct the third and final installment of exercise Shared Horizons here, running from June 18-21, 2013, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

  • Class teaches how to better recognize and investigate child abuse

    Jun 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - For the first time, law enforcement, medical and social services personnel were able to take the Child Abuse Prevention Investigative Techniques class in Wiesbaden. The eight-day class, which took place June 10-19 at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center, teaches people how to better recognize and investigate child abuse, said Michelle Stosich, Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program manager.

  • Community members share their Asian, Pacific Islander heritage

    Jun 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When Camryne San Miguel grows up, she can say with confidence she began performing as a Samoan dancer at the age of 15 months old. In fact, San Miguel, dressed in a pint-sized costume that matched many of the older female dancers, nearly stole the show at the Wiesbaden military community 2013 Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration at the Tony Bass Fitness Center May 31.

  • A Father's Day Remembrance at Stalag 383

    Jun 18, 2013

    Hohenfels, Germany -- Steve Foster's retirement from the Royal Navy was the beginning of another journey that lead him to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) at Hohenfels, Germany to uncover his Father's past.

  • Saying goodbye to an old friend

    Jun 14, 2013

    Rising costs, new technology force legendary AM transmitter into extinction

  • 21st TSC Soldiers show pride in unit both on, off duty

    Jun 13, 2013

    The Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command operate in a unique and challenging environment, providing support to units all throughout Europe, Africa and the U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility. The motto of the 21st TSC, 'First in Support,' is a reminder to Soldiers of their steadfast dedication to the mission and, in recognition of the esprit de corps and unit pride Soldiers exhibit, the military clothing sales store on Kleber Kaserne is offering unit memorabilia to Soldiers who wish to show their unit pride both on and off duty.


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