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  • 3-69 Equipment Arrives in Lithuania

    Oct 28, 2015

    The 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, received more than 70 vehicles, to include over a dozen Bradley fighting vehicles Oct. 28, 2015 at Gaiziunai, Lithuania, during a rail operation.

  • US, Romanian Soldiers participate in Exercise Dragoon Crossing

    Oct 27, 2015

    Soldiers of 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, participated in Exercise Dragoon Crossing, an over-six-week-long convoy that the unit has been making, starting from Vilseck, Germany and continuing through over four different countries of allied nations.

  • Freedom of movement: 2nd Cavalry Regiment crosses Hungarian, Romanian border

    Oct 26, 2015

    VARSAND, Romania -- The stretch of green fields and farmland surrounding the Romanian border gave stark contrast to the convoy of Stryker military vehicles that rolled down the road from Hungary.

  • Operation Bayonet Thrust: Strength through partnership

    Oct 26, 2015

    WARSAW, Poland -- Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade crossed the Lithuanian border at Kalvarija into Poland, Oct. 25, 2015, during the second day of Operation Bayonet Thrust, a more than 2,600 kilometer-long convoy returning the paratroopers home to Italy after a five-month rotation in Lithuania.

  • 'Knight's Brigade' volunteers boost reading campaign at Smith Elementary

    Oct 26, 2015

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Around a dozen volunteers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 16th Sustainment Brigade joined forces with local children to set young minds and record books ablaze Oct. 22 at Smith Elementary School.

  • 4ID MCE moves to Baumholder, Germany

    Oct 26, 2015

    The main body of the 4th Infantry Division's Mission Command Element (MCE) completed their move from Grafenwoehr to Baumholder, supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve, October 20, 2015.

  • US, Romanian Soldiers bridge the gap

    Oct 24, 2015

    ARAD, Romania -- Romanian Soldiers continuously rehearsed throughout the day and into the setting of the sun to prepare for Exercise Dragoon Crossing 2015, which will begin Oct. 24, 2015, with an opening ceremony. The exercise will continue through October 26, 2015, with military static displays, the United States Army Europe Band, distinguished guests, the tactical bridge crossing of the Mures River and concluding with an ending ceremony.

  • Operation Bayonet Thrust brings Sky Soldiers home

    Oct 23, 2015

    After months being deployed to the Baltics in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, U.S. Army paratroopers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, are convoying home to Italy from Estonia.

  • Retired German general awarded Legion of Merit in Wiesbaden ceremony

    Oct 23, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, United States Army Europe, presented the Legion of Merit, Degree of Commander, to retired German Lt. Gen. General Rainer Glatz in a ceremony, here, Oct. 22.

  • 21st TSC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 23, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The 21st Theater Sustainment Command hosted a Hispanic Heritage celebration, commemorating the history and culture of Hispanic Americans through a guest speaker, music and dance demonstrations, and a food tasting at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center Oct. 7 on Daenner Kaserne.

  • 22nd Army chief of chaplains joins KMC for prayer, pancakes

    Oct 23, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The 22nd Army chief of chaplains gathered with key leaders and military personnel across the Kaiserslautern Military Community for an energetic, festive and musical Rheinland-Pfalz community prayer breakfast Oct. 21 at the Ramstein Air Base Officer's Club.

  • 'Forewarned is forearmed' - Understanding the cyber threats can help you avoid them

    Oct 23, 2015

    "Every single person in this room is being watched." This simple but alarming statement was the first of a number of eye-opening pieces of information provided by U.S. Army Europe Information Technology Training Program instructor Bruce Grantham during a series of Social Networking Site Awareness training sessions held at Vogelweh Air Base Community Center Oct. 22.

  • 'Let me in!' 21st TSC NCOs seek membership in exclusive 'club'

    Oct 23, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- A sane junior noncommissioned officer rises before four in the morning, triple-checks the decorations adorning his Army Service Uniform and refreshes his knowledge of obscure Army programs only for pretty compelling reasons. An opportunity to join the prestigious Sergeant Morales Club provided seven enlisted leaders from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command all the incentive they needed.

  • Signaleers come together for USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Orange Call

    Oct 23, 2015

    More than 100 Army and Air Force signal Soldiers and civilians gathered for networking and professional development at the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Orange Call Oct. 21 at the Armstrong's Club in Kaiserslautern.

  • 12th CAB holds inaugural functional fitness challenge

    Oct 23, 2015

    Soldiers and family members from 12th Combat Aviation Brigade participated in the inaugural functional fitness Soldier athlete challenge, as part of the brigade commanders fit to fight/fit for life initiative, at the iron farm gym in Hanger One, on October 22.

  • Albania telemedicine network fully connected

    Oct 23, 2015

    TIRANA, Albania - Albania's telemedicine network is completely integrated and functional following a large-scale effort by U.S. and Albanian partners to overhaul a dozen facilities around this small country in southeastern Europe.

  • Best Squad Competition tests mental and physical determination

    Oct 22, 2015

    For three days and two nights of intense mental and physical challenges, 17 squads from 13 nations compete in the European Best Squad Competition held at the 7th Army's Joint Multinational Training Command (JMTC), here, for the first time in over a decade.

  • U.S. Army Europe offers internship program for college students and recent grads

    Oct 22, 2015

    Applications are currently being accepted for German college students and recent graduates interested in interning with U.S. Army Europe's headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Germany claims European Best Squad title

    Oct 22, 2015

    The German squad claimed the title of European Best Squad after finishing the three day long European Best Squad Competition hosted in Germany by the 7th Army's Joint Multinational Training Command.

  • 7th MSC hosts town hall with USAR CXO

    Oct 22, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany --Mr. James Balocki, the command executive officer for the U.S. Army Reserve, spoke with Soldiers and civilians from the 7th Mission Support Command during a town hall Thursday on Daenner Kaserne.

  • Bundeswehr Soldiers Join Hohenfels' OPFOR

    Oct 22, 2015

    On the night of October 20, five German Leopard IIA5 tanks not so quietly rolled out of the Parsberg train station and made their way to the Hohenfels Training Center to take part in exercise Combined Resolve V.

  • U.S., Hungarian soldiers strengthen relationship through training

    Oct 22, 2015

    VESZPREM, Hungary - Enhance interoperability, increase operational readiness and strengthen allied relationships. That was the over all training objective for Exercise Brave Warrior, a month long training exercise Task Force Saber, under the command of 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, in coordination with 1st Battalion, 25th Infantry Brigade, Hungarian Defense Forces Sept. 17 through Oct. 21 at Bakony Combat Training Centre, Veszprem, Hungary.

  • Service members join European Best Squad Competition

    Oct 21, 2015

    Participants and staff at the European Best Squad Competition all said it takes teamwork to be successful. This is proving to be the truth during the competition as squads from 14 NATO Allies test their resolve during the inaugural European Best Squad Competition.

  • Bayonet Thrust: Sky Soldiers to return home from Baltics

    Oct 21, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, currently deployed to various areas in Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, are scheduled to return home to Italy via three military ground convoys and one airborne operation Oct. 22 through Nov. 3.

  • Former Soldiers return to Hohenfels after four decades

    Oct 21, 2015

    After more than 40 years, two soldiers return to Hohenfels.

  • Sky Soldiers join Dutch, Belgian forces for allied engineering exercise

    Oct 21, 2015

    U.S. Army paratroopers from the 54th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade joined the Royal Netherlands Army's 41st Armored Engineer Battalion, and a platoon of combat engineers from the Belgium army's 11th Engineer Battalion to participate in an urban military engineering exercise in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 17 through 23.

  • Operation Atlantic Resolve expands to Hungary

    Oct 21, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany (Oct. 21, 2015) -- U.S. Army Europe expands its Operation Atlantic Resolve land forces training mission into Hungary when 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division officially assumes the mission Oct. 26.

  • Tanks, Bradleys back in the Baltics

    Oct 21, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany (Oct. 21, 2015) -- U.S. Abrams Main Battle Tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles are back in the Baltics as the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division begin their second rotation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • Europe District among top Army Corps of Engineers programs in FY2015

    Oct 20, 2015

    As the fiscal calendar hits 2016, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is looking back at another strong year supporting its many strategic partners in two theaters.

  • European Best Squad Competition kicks off

    Oct 19, 2015

    Soldiers from around Europe arrived at Grafenwoehr, Germany, to compete in the European Best Squad Competition, a multinational event hosted by the U.S. Army intended to test 17 squads on fitness, mental, and tactical challenges.

  • Army Europe hosts Darmstadt city council members

    Oct 19, 2015

    As a part of U.S. Army Europe's Public Diplomacy Outreach program, the headquarters successfully hosted a visit by Darmstadt city council officials, in Wiesbaden, Germany, Oct. 17.

  • Operation Stonewall: KFOR and Kosovo Police face emergency response scenario together

    Oct 17, 2015

    First responders from the Kosovo Police and local emergency services rushed into a chaotic morning in Ferizaj, as what started with a traffic accident quickly escalated into a morning of civil unrest violent demonstrations. All of this was part of Operation Stonewall, a combined training scenario held by the Kosovo Police and multinational forces from NATO's Kosovo Force, held Oct. 16 outside Ferizaj's Bill Clinton Sports Center.

  • 'Desert Rogues' on the move

    Oct 17, 2015

    Long days, long nights, and lots of training are what Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment are experiencing in preparation for Combined Resolve V at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany Oct. 6-16.

  • Landstuhl Company wins U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Best Barracks Award

    Oct 16, 2015

    Soldiers from Bravo Company, Troop Command at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center won U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz' Best Barracks of the Quarter recently for the first quarter FY16 in the U.S. Army Europe's newly reinstituted Strong Europe Barracks Inspection and Recognition Program.

  • 21st TSC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 16, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The 21st Theater Sustainment Command hosted a Hispanic Heritage celebration, commemorating the history and culture of Hispanic Americans through a guest speaker, music and dance demonstrations, and a food tasting at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center Oct. 7 on Daenner Kaserne.

  • NATO Allies Meet at European Best Squad Competition

    Oct 16, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe is hosting the European Best Squad Competition at Grafenwoehr Training Area. The opening ceremony is scheduled for October 18, 2015, the competition will run from October 19 -- October 21, 2015, and the award ceremony for the winners will be on October 22, 2015.

  • Landstuhl Company wins garrison Best Barracks

    Oct 16, 2015

    Soldiers from Bravo Company, Troop Command at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center won U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz' Best Barracks of the Quarter recently for the first quarter FY16 in the U.S. Army Europe's newly reinstituted Strong Europe Barracks Inspection and Recognition Program.

  • Sky Soldiers, French paratroopers conduct combined parachute operation

    Oct 16, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the French 11th Parachutist Brigade conducted a partnered airborne operation into Juliet Drop Zone, Pordenone, Italy, Oct. 16, 2015.

  • 2CR Troopers participate in Air Assault and Sling Load Training

    Oct 15, 2015

  • Ukraine's deputy chief of defense visits Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels

    Oct 15, 2015

    Col. Gen. Hennadiy Vorobyov, Ukraine's 1st deputy chief of defense, and Gen. Lt. Pavlo Tkachuk, Ukraine's Land Forces Academy commander visited the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, Oct. 14, 2015, here.

  • Blackfoot Co. earns Best Barracks

    Oct 15, 2015

    Mark Iacampo, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria-Hohenfels

  • U.S. Army Europe promotes Strong Europe in Northern Germany

    Oct 14, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe's Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges introduced the concept of Strong Europe in Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 9 and 10.

  • Security enterprise helps train Armenian medics

    Oct 14, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers made history this summer by bringing the Army's Health Care Specialist School and Army Basic Instructor Course to the Armenian armed forces.

  • US paratroopers, NATO allies participate in combined weapons intelligence course

    Oct 14, 2015

    U.S. Army paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade completed the three-week long NATO Weapons Intelligence Course in Szentendre, Hungary, Sept. 14 through Oct. 1, 2015.

  • USANATO Brigade focuses on leader development through True Growth Academy

    Oct 13, 2015

    SEMBACH, Germany -- Covering a host of topics, from personality types and personal interactions to leadership styles and attributes of authentic leaders, United States Army NATO Brigade Soldiers hosted their third Leaders' Offsite centered on leader development through the True Growth Leadership Seminar.

  • Army Europe's women's' team takes first place at Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe's active duty women's team took home the top spot in their division at the Army's Ten-Miler, held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 11.

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment Soldier named Army's Best Warrior

    Oct 13, 2015

    Spc. Jared Tansley, an infantry Soldier with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment was named the Army's Best Warrior after a grueling competition, Oct. 12, in Washington, D.C.

  • Sky Soldier NCOs study historical battlefields, apply lessons learned

    Oct 13, 2015

    Senior noncommissioned officers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade conducted leader development training studying World War II's Operation Anvil, in southern France, Sept. 23-27, 2015.

  • Friendship through competition: KFOR, EULEX and Kosovo Security Force compete in Slovenian Challenge

    Oct 13, 2015

    Rain, mud and cold made a perfect day to hold the Slovenian Challenge Cup, where 14 teams from Kosovo Force, European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, and the Kosovo Security Force competed for the cup, Oct. 8 at Camp Villagio Italia, Kosovo.

  • European Activity Set equipment heads to Trident Juncture

    Oct 13, 2015

    Equipment, from the European Activity Set, or EAS, was loaded into a German cargo ship, Oct. 6, and shipped to Spain to support Exercise Trident Juncture.

  • WIN-T: Mobile network backbone for Army's Network Integration Evaluations

    Oct 11, 2015

    During Network Integration Evaluation, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, the Army's tactical communications network backbone supported an expanded exercise that included a coalition network, early entry airborne missions, and Army initiatives aimed at providing more expeditionary command posts.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts German-U.S. Partnership Working Group in Wiesbaden

    Oct 9, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe Operations, or G3, hosted the German-U.S. Partnership Working Group, in Wiesbaden, Germany, Oct. 7-8.

  • Greywolf staff supports UK Army exercise

    Oct 9, 2015

    SALISBURY, England -- After an already busy year involving a successful brigade rotation at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California; a joint Exportable Combat Training Center field training exercise with the Mississippi Army National Guard; the return of a battalion from Korea; and numerous events in between, Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division once again left their Fort Hood, Texas, homes to embark on a unique mission.

  • 12th CAB's Gunslinger Battalion Reflagged

    Oct 8, 2015

    The 2nd Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, was reflagged as 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, at Katterbach Army Airfield, Germany, on October 8th, 2015.

  • Scout platoon comes together as a team

    Oct 8, 2015

    VESZPREM, Hungary - Cavalry Scouts assigned to 2nd Platoon, Outlaw Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment participated in a live-fire exercise at Bakony Combat Training Centre, Veszprem, Hungary Oct. 2 during Exercise Brave Warrior. The squadron is in Hungary training with the 25th Infantry Brigade, Hungarian Defense Forces, to enhance interoperability, increase operational readiness and strengthen allied relationships.

  • US, Lithuanian engineers compete for 'Best Sapper' title

    Oct 7, 2015

    Long before the sun could rise and burn off the heavy fog which permeated the training area, eight teams of U.S. and Lithuanian combat engineers had already completed the U.S. Ranger Physical Fitness Test, kicking off the 173rd Airborne Brigade's multinational Best Sapper Competition, in Rukla, Lithuania, Oct. 1, 2015.

  • Slovenian tanks join the fleet at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Oct 7, 2015

    Four M-84 Main Battle Tanks now call the Hohenfels Training Area home after relocating from Slovenia to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center. In an agreement reached by the United States Army Europe, the Federal Republic of Germany and the Slovenian Armed Forces, these four tanks will be stored in a designated Joint Multinational Readiness Center facility and used when Slovenian soldiers rotate to the Hohenfels Training Area to participate in exercises.

  • Company trains on new fuel and water equipment

    Oct 6, 2015

    The fuel and water platoon, from 240th Quartermaster Support Company, 18th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, is accustomed to having diverse equipment as it is composed of three military occupational specialties requiring unique equipment.

  • Commander of the Combat Readiness Center visits 7th Army JMTC

    Oct 6, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Farnsworth, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, visited the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, Oct. 5, 2015, here.

  • US, Italian paratroopers conduct combined tactical bridging exercise

    Oct 6, 2015

    The 173rd Airborne Brigade, alongside its host-nation allies from the Italian army's Folgore Airborne Brigade and the 2nd Bridge Engineer Regiment, conducted a combined bridgehead seizure and river crossing as part of Exercise Iguana here, Oct. 2.

  • Commemoration ceremony honors 25 years of reunification

    Oct 6, 2015

    Approximately 100 people gathered at U.S. Army Europe headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of the reunification of West and East Germany.

  • Keep 'em guessing, keep 'em moving: day three of BWC 2015

    Oct 6, 2015

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- What did you do today? If you're a competitor at the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition, Oct. 6, 2015, started off fast paced, with a brisk autumn wind chilling the body, and an feeling of the unknown for what the day would bring, filling the thoughts of the Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers vying for the coveted title of Best of the Best in the Army. "Adaptability has really been tested," said Spc. Travis Shooks, a healthcare specialist representing the 517th Geospatial Engineer Detachment, U.S. Army Africa. "You don't know what you're doing until two minutes before they tell you."

  • 5th Signal Command kicks off Fit to Lead program

    Oct 5, 2015

    5th Signal Command kicked off its fiscal year 2016 Fit to Lead program with a 5k run and information session Oct. 1 at the Tony Bass Gym on Clay Kaserne.

  • EIB Builds Teams at Every Level

    Oct 5, 2015

    In every infantry Soldier's career, there comes a time where he must prove his competence as an American Soldier. The formal name for this event is the Expert Infantry Badge test. Recently, this opportunity came for 202 Soldiers at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, here. On Oct. 5, 60 of the 202 Soldiers were inducted into the ranks of EIB recipients. Twelve of the 60 also received the distinction of "true blue," meaning they passed every event on the first try. Candidates for the testing came from across JMRC, including the Observer Controller Teams, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, and even the 2d Cavalry Regiment.

  • Army Europe units and organizations help celebrate 25th Day of German Unity

    Oct 5, 2015

    Army units and organizations across Germany showed its support and appreciation for its host nation by helping to celebrate the Day of Germany Unity.

  • German cadet joins major cavalry exercise

    Oct 5, 2015

    When the command of 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment plans training events, their intent is not only to test the capabilities of equipment but also to develop their Soldiers into strong leaders. During two major operations, junior leaders will not only have the opportunity to take on extra responsibility but also train with U.S. NATO allies. One of those junior leaders is German Cadet Daniela Klenovits, an education major from the University of Bundeswehr in Munich, Germany.

  • Best Warrior contenders run, climb, navigate

    Oct 5, 2015

    Day two of the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition commenced before dawn, with shouting and grunting as competitors rapidly completed their push-ups, sit ups and 2-mile run events during the Army Physical Fitness Test here, Oct. 5, 2015. Not long after recovering from the APFT, Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers donned uniforms and assault packs to run an undisclosed distance to the next event of the competition, an obstacle course.

  • BEST WARRIOR COMPETITION: STARTING AT ZERO

    Oct 4, 2015

    FORT A.P. HILL, VA. -- Soldiers had just arrived at the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Training Center for a couple hours when they were called to a formation and begin preparations for the start of the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition here, Oct. 4, 2015. Competitors began the essay and weapon-zeroing portion of the competition during the afternoon. While the essay portion is essential to the soldiers' score, they were most interested in beginning the weapons portion, zeroing an M4 carbine on a 25-meter indoor range.

  • Two Germans complete three-year IT apprentice program, three more begin

    Oct 2, 2015

    Two employees of the 6981st Civilian Support Group recently completed a three-year apprenticeship program and were recognized for their accomplishment at a ceremony Sept. 24 at Germersheim Army Depot.

  • Leaving a Legacy: Wounded Warrior Retiring After Years of Inspiring Others

    Oct 2, 2015

  • Army Europe participates in German-American Friendship Day festivities

    Oct 2, 2015

    FRANKFURT, Germany -- Nearly 400 invited guests gathered here for the 11th annual German-American Friendship Day, Oct. 1.

  • Marshall Center celebrates the 25th 'Day of German Unity'

    Oct 2, 2015

    Bavarian Minister of State Dr. Beate Merk, Bavarian minister of European Matters and Regional Relations, is the keynote speaker at the German Unification Day Celebration held Oct. 2 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

  • CID warns of Internet romance scams

    Oct 2, 2015

    "He loves me, he loves me not. The phrase has been repeated by many looking for love. In today's world of online dating and social media sites, however, the phrase may have changed from the plucking of petals to a stroke of the keys with, "he is real, he is not."

  • 4ID MCE meets with Latvian and Estonian Armed Forces

    Oct 2, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Staff members of the Mission Command Element (MCE) of the 4th Infantry Division and their counter parts from the Latvian National Armed Forces and Estonian Defense Forces conducted a staff exchange as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve in Riga, Latvia, and Tallinn, Estonia, Sept. 23-30, 2015.

  • 405th AFSB establishes Logistics Support Team-Africa

    Oct 2, 2015

    Under cloudy skies and a brisk Italy breeze, the 405th Army Field Support Brigade formally announced the establishment of the Logistics Support Team-Africa, Oct. 2, under the leadership of Maj. Shawn Muder. The organization will report to the newly designated Army Field Support Battalion-Africa commanded by Lt. Col. Joe Greenlee.

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment receives the Meritorious Unit Citation for Afghanistan deployment

    Oct 1, 2015

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- In a dimly lit Traditions Room, located at Reed Museum, several squadron commanders and sergeants major belonging to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stood in a horseshoe formation as they quietly waited for a ceremony to start.

  • MSU-E competes in Tactical Combat Casualty Care Competition

    Sep 30, 2015

    LOGRONO, Spain -- The U.S. Army Reserve's Medical Support Unit - Europe was one of 16 teams to compete in the first international Tactical Combat Casualty Care Competition hosted by Spain Sept. 16-18 at the Center of Excellence.

  • Expeditionary contracting support for Swift Response 2015

    Sep 30, 2015

    Contracting teams from the Kaiserslautern, Germany-based 409th Contracting Support Brigade, as well as the Fort Bragg, North Carolina-based 419th CSB were on hand to support Exercise Swift Response 15.

  • In the shadow of the Austerlitz Bridge: NATO troops promote tolerance and equality in Mitrovica

    Sep 30, 2015

    U.S. and Hungarian soldiers serving on NATO's Kosovo Force peace support mission joined local leaders and organizers to promote tolerance and equality during a Sept. 19 Violence Free Future youth event at the Diakonie Youth Center in Mitrovica, Kosovo.

  • Army Reserve command in Europe re-named 7th Mission Support Command

    Sep 30, 2015

    The Army Reserve's only forward-stationed command in Europe changed its name, Oct. 1.

  • Battle of Pakozd ceremony in Hungary

    Sep 30, 2015

  • Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment fire M777A in Hungary

    Sep 30, 2015

  • US, NATO partners participate in Latvian-led Silver Arrow exercise

    Sep 29, 2015

    U.S. paratroopers, from the "First Rock" Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, out of Vicenza, Italy, and five other NATO countries wrapped up the week-long, Latvian-led Exercise Silver Arrow, Sept. 27.

  • 2CR Troopers show there is more to victory than just winning a football game

    Sep 29, 2015

    CESKY KRUMLOV, Czech Republic -- American football isn't only for Americans as demonstrated by the players that participated in this past weekend's celebration of the 70th anniversary of a football game in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic.

  • Army Europe Inspector General, Latvian counterparts meet

    Sep 29, 2015

    ADAZI, Latvia -- More than just providing skilled Soldiers, the Latvians are "all in" when it comes to helping to train the alliance.

  • U.S. Army Europe visits allies in Poland

    Sep 29, 2015

    KRAKOW, Poland -- U.S. Army Europe's Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. William Gayler visited the Polish Land Operations Center and the Polish 6th Airborne Brigade, here, Sept. 23.

  • Army Europe hosts Sending States working group

    Sep 29, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe hosted the Sending States Forces Heads of Mission Working Group, here, Sept. 24-25.

  • Soldiers assist communities through Women for Women workshops

    Sep 28, 2015

    Women for Women International, or WFWI, an organization formed to bring women together in a safe space to learn life, business and vocational skills, held a three-day workshop in the villages of Dubrova and Globoica in Kosovo, Sept. 14-17.

  • IT upgrades, sustainability are hallmarks of Stuttgart campus project

    Sep 28, 2015

    BOEBLINGEN, Germany - Garrison and education leaders, along with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District representatives and their German government design and construction partners, formally cut the ribbon on the new Stuttgart elementary and high schools during a ceremony Sept. 18 on Panzer Kaserne. The $98 million complex boasts a number of sustainability hallmarks and upgraded information technology throughout the buildings.

  • Cyber summit examines government, private industry partnership to stop 'Triangle of Pain'

    Sep 28, 2015

    Government partnership with private industry was one of the main topics covered at the "Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources in, from and through Cyberspace" summit held Sept. 22 and 23 here at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. More than 80 cyber experts working in government agencies and privately-owned companies from 22 countries attended the conference, sponsored by the U.S. European Command and Marshall Center.

  • Marshall Center seminar intertwines years of Foreign Area Officers' training

    Sep 28, 2015

    The Eurasian Security Studies Seminar for U.S. Army Foreign Area Officers-in-training was held Sept. 6 to 26 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • Baltic Push: 'Sky Soldiers' and Lithuanians help strengthen alliance through logistics

    Sep 28, 2015

    Logisticians from the "First Rock" Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Lithuanian Main Support Battalion, Logistic Support Command conducted bilateral maneuverability operations here, Sept. 22-23.

  • Exercise Brave Warrior officially starts

    Sep 27, 2015

    American and Hungarian Soldiers officially kicked off Exercise Brave Warrior Sept. 21 at Bakony Combat Training Centre in Veszprem, Hungary with a day of activities that brought the two armies together to promote camaraderie and cohesiveness throughout the combined forces. Members of Task Force Saber, commanded under 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, traveled by convoy from Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Germany through Czech Republic and Slovak Republic to reach the training center in Hungary.

  • Exercise Brave Warrior training

    Sep 27, 2015

  • European Activity Set maintains big role in Combined Resolve V

    Sep 25, 2015

    Once again, the 405th Army Field Support Battalion is preparing Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Georgia, to draw the U.S. Army's European Activity Set-Grafenwoehr, in support of exercise Combined Resolve V, schedule to run Sept. 22, to Nov. 21, 2015 at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas.

  • Normandy Staff Ride Instructs and Informs

    Sep 25, 2015

    Starting Sept. 8, a group of leaders from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center traveled to the battlefields of Operation Overlord, the official name of the D-Day campaign, to learn about those fateful days when forces would ultimately break through the Atlantic wall and secure the Allied foothold in "Fortress Europe". In order to emphasize the multinational and combined approach that is the hallmark of JMRC's operations, this staff ride pushed the participants out of their American comfort zone and concentrated on the actions of all the Allies involved.

  • US, French test fuel interoperability

    Sep 24, 2015

    Soldiers from the 515th Transportation Company, part of the 16th Sustainment Brigade's 39th Transportation Battalion (MC), fueled a successful demonstration of allied interoperability during tests conducted Sept. 21-24.

  • Market Garden 71 commemorates history of world's greatest airborne operation

    Sep 24, 2015

    Fog and light rain overhead did not stop nearly 20,000 guests from coming to a remembrance ceremony in Ede, the Netherlands, Sept. 19, to pay tribute to the sacrifices made during Operation Market Garden.

  • Ukrainian president, NATO secretary general begin combined emergency exercise

    Sep 23, 2015

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited here, Sept. 21, to commence a joint civil-emergency exercise highlighting the partnership between NATO and Ukraine.

  • German delegation visits 20th CBRNE Command

    Sep 23, 2015

    A German military delegation visited the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Sept. 23.