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  • 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.

  • German students visit Army Europe headquarters

    Aug 12, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Students from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung paid a visit to Army Europe's headquarters, here, Aug. 11.

  • German-American Partnership Gets Lift at Local Festival

    Aug 11, 2015

    No one could budge the 500lb stone but in doing so, the German-American partnership in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany was made stronger.

  • "Warriors" provide unique asset to JMRC's training mission

    Aug 11, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- NFL teams use practice squads to act as an opposing team to help their starting lineup prepare for the next week's game. Broadway shows use preview performances in front of live audiences to work out the kinks before the show's opening night.

  • Marines and Georgians show camaraderie has no language barrier

    Aug 11, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Camaraderie is often built between troops while training and living together. They overcome struggles and learn how to rely on one another when needed. In the United States, we see this often when service members come home from deployment. For soldiers of the Georgia National Army's 22nd Infantry Battalion and the U.S. Marines Corps' Georgian Liaison Team (GLT), building camaraderie is no different, despite language and cultural differences.

  • Counterterrorism course builds a global team before 'the bomb goes off'

    Aug 10, 2015

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies' premier counterterrorism course helps to build a "global team against a global threat."

  • US Black Hawks elevate training during Atlantic Resolve

    Aug 10, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment conducted an air assault training exercise, Aug. 7, 2015, at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland.

  • US Soldiers play Latvian National Baseball Team in esprit de corps game

    Aug 10, 2015

    'Sky Soldiers' of Attack Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) out of Vicenza, Italy, tested their baseball skills against players from the Latvian National Team in Riga, Latvia, Aug. 8.

  • Multinational Battle Group-East Soldiers compete to be named Soldier of the Month

    Aug 8, 2015

    U.S Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers deployed to Kosovo competed in the Multinational Battle Group-East Soldier of the Month competition, August 1, 2015, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

  • Royal Air Force leaders visit 20th CBRNE Command

    Aug 7, 2015

    British Royal Air Force leaders visited the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Aug. 7.

  • 10th AAMDC Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 6, 2015

    Just before dawn on July 27, 12 Soldiers, non-commissioned officers, and officers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, and 5th Battalion 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment prepared to start day one of the 10th AAMDC's Best Warrior Competition.

  • Aviators perform medevac training, military working dogs climb to new heights

    Aug 6, 2015

    U.S. Army Soldiers with F Company, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, a medevac unit out of Clearwater, Florida, and the 345th Combat Support Hospital, a military field hospital out of Jacksonville, Florida, conducted hoist evacuation training for military working dogs and their handlers, July 24, 2015, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. The training was held to familiarize the dogs, handlers and medical team on how to secure and safely hoist the dogs for transport during an emergency situation.

  • Swift Response to exercise NATO airborne forces in Europe

    Aug 6, 2015

    The exercise will take place in Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and Italy and will include more than 4,800 Soldiers from Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

  • 184 US, African Soldiers graduate from JMTC's Warrior Leader Course

    Aug 6, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- A Warrior Leader Course graduation was held at the 7th Army Non-commissioned Officer Academy, here, Aug. 6.

  • Ghana soldiers get a taste of the Army's Warrior Leader Course

    Aug 6, 2015

    Four soldiers from the Ghana armed forces got the opportunity to participate in the United States Army's Warrior Leader Course held at the 7th Army Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, July 13 to Aug. 6, 2015 here.

  • US troops meet and greet local residents in southern Poland

    Aug 6, 2015

    A festive-music-filled atmosphere and the inviting smells of summer, with kids playing in the spray of water from a repurposed fire hose, set the scene for a community meet-and-greet hosted by the Soldiers of P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, August 5 on the town square here.

  • Bilateral wire guided missile training conducted in Lithuania

    Aug 6, 2015

    A bilateral training mission was held over a two-day period at the General Silvestras Zlikaliskas Training Area here, involving U.S. Army and Lithuanian Land Forces Soldiers learning to co-operate a wire guided missile system.

  • Taking a water break

    Aug 6, 2015

    Over the course of Atlantic Resolve, Soldiers have sent a lot of rounds down range, mastered a myriad of land navigation courses and jumped out of helicopters.

  • A former Soldier visits 2CR Troopers and gives a performance to remember

    Aug 5, 2015

    An American country music artist and U.S. Army veteran, Craig Morgan, took flight to Bavaria, Germany to perform at the 57th German-American Volksfest in Grafenwoehr, Jul. 31- Aug. 2, 2015. Before his performance, he took time to visit with Troopers assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment at Rose Barracks, located near Grafenwoehr, to view their day-to-day activities.

  • German civic leaders visit Army Europe

    Aug 5, 2015

    German Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Christian Milotat, German Bundeswehr or Armed Forces, and over ninety visitors from the Deutsch-Atlantische and Clausewitz Gesellschafts visited Army Europe, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, July 30, 2015.

  • U.S. Army Europe's CSM talks women's equality in Hohenfels

    Aug 5, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Sheryl D. Lyon, U.S. Army Europe, visited the Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Hohenfels, Germany, on August 5 in celebration of Women's Equality Day, which is recognized in the United States on August 26.

  • Camp Bondsteel MPs and military working dogs simulate active-shooter response

    Aug 4, 2015

    Military Police Soldiers from the 363rd Military Police Company out of Grafton, West Virginia, currently deployed to Kosovo in support of Multinational Battle Group-East, arrived on the scene during a July 24, active-shooter exercise to rehearse emergency response efforts with their military working dog partners, at the Camp Bondsteel Post Exchange.

  • Allied Spirit II: Sustaining the NATO Alliance

    Aug 4, 2015

    More than 4,500 participants from eight nations will participate in Exercise Allied Spirit II at the Army's Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany, Aug. 4-24, 2015.

  • Hohenfels Training Area cleared to land C-130 aircraft on new airstrip

    Aug 3, 2015

    A joint team from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army conducted the first C-130 landing at Joint Multinational Readiness Center in over two years, July 29. The test landing is a precursor to Exercise Swift Response 15, which will occur at Hohenfels in August.

  • TF Warhammer Forge hosts 16th Sustainment Bde leaders, assembles FARP

    Aug 3, 2015

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania -- Soldiers from Task Force Warhammer Forge in Romania assembled and disassembled a Forward Arming and Refueling Point at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base for Atlantic Resolve-South.

  • 702nd EOD hones readiness via urban training

    Aug 3, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Soldiers of the 702nd Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) conducted platoon level Field Training Exercise July 13-15 at the Urban Operations Site at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The quarterly focus for 702nd was readiness in irregular warfare, which led to the training of hand entry techniques, Improvised Explosive Devices, and dismounted operations on Improvised Explosive Devices.

  • 16th Special Troops Battalion Updates Its Arsenal

    Aug 3, 2015

    Soldiers from 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, completed an extensive range week using their newly requisitioned weapon systems July 20-24. Troops fired MK-19 grenade launchers, M2 .50-caliber machine guns, and M4 rifles throughout the week to maintain the battalion's mission readiness.

  • North Carolina National Guard adjutant general visits troops in Kosovo

    Aug 3, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Greg Lusk, the adjutant general of the North Carolina National Guard, met with Soldiers of Multinational Battle Group-East and talked about the bond between the Army National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve, during a July 17-19 visit to Camp Bondsteel and other military installations in Kosovo.

  • NATO, Operation Atlantic Resolve: The art of assurance and deterrence

    Aug 1, 2015

    For many Soldiers, the Europe-wide Operation Atlantic Resolve may appear to be merely a composition of combined training and exercises held between the U.S. and NATO allies.

  • August marks beginning of antiterrorism month campaign

    Jul 31, 2015

    August begins Army Europe's antiterrorism (AT) awareness month campaign and AT officials continue to emphasize efforts Soldiers, civilians and family members should take to avoid threats, situations and lone wolves that are possibly looking for their next target.

  • Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident complete multinational training in Ukraine

    Jul 31, 2015

    Approximately 1,800 soldiers from 18 different, NATO and partner, countries concluded the 12-day long multinational exercises Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident July 31, 2015, with a ceremony honoring the participants from each country at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center here.

  • National Guard Liaison Monitoring Team visits local school, volunteers with young adult education pr

    Jul 30, 2015

    With hands in the air and laughter filling the room, Soldiers clapped and stomped their feet to the voices of local children singing songs, July 15. National Guard Soldiers from half way around the world worked with a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping the children and young adults of Kosovo further their education by providing training workshops that develop leadership and job skills, and teaches them to resolve disagreements by working together within the community.