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  • U.S., Bulgarian forces train together during Allied Force 12

    Nov 14, 2012

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe and their partners from the Bulgarian Land Forces are working together at Novo Selo, Bulgaria, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 10, 2012, to certify a Bulgarian battalion as part of exercise Allied Force 12.

  • 12th Combat Aviation Brigade renames headquarters in honor of aviator who died in combat

    Nov 8, 2012

    KATTERBACH ARMY AIRFIELD, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade honored late Chief Warrant Officer 5 John C. Pratt in a Nov. 2 ceremony renaming the brigade headquarters building here for CWO5 Pratt.

  • Six Army in Europe Soldiers have been named Army's best

    Oct 25, 2012

    Since Armywide competition began in 2002, these six Army in Europe Soldiers have earned the title of Army NCO of the Year and Army Soldier of the Year, representing nearly a third of the total number who have been named top troops.

  • Heidelberg, Wiesbaden events mark steps forward for 'Fueling the Future' program

    Oct 2, 2012

    Children of members of the U.S. Army in Europe community are getting more chances to learn the benefits of eating right and exercising regularly, thanks to the expansion of USAREUR's "Fueling the Future" campaign.

  • Frankfurt Reception Center shuts down operations

    Sep 26, 2012

    Frankfurt's Gateway Reception Center, located in the Frankfurt International Airport will officially close Sept. 30. The closure is the final step in a process that began in February to migrate Army PCS incoming travelers to the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center located in the Ramstein Air Base Passenger Terminal.

  • Siblings with European, U.S. infantry brigades reunite in Afghanistan

    Sep 25, 2012

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan - - Spc. Brianda Almazan and her big brother, Spc. Jayro Almazan, reunited recently in a pretty unlikely place -- here.

  • Forces from nine European nations take part in advisor team training at Hohenfels

    Sep 25, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers and troops from nine European nations recently joined together for military advisory team and police advisory team training at U.S. Army Europe's Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade, Italian carabinieri share training, experiences

    Sep 19, 2012

    Noncommissioned officers from the rear detachment of U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team shared deployment experiences and lessons learned with Italian military law enforcement officers during cultural awareness and information operations training in Vicenza, Italy, Sept. 11.

  • U.S. Army Europe aviators honored once more for Afghanistan rescue

    Sep 13, 2012

    BERLIN -- Two U.S. Army Europe aviation crew members were honored on the opening day of the Berlin Air Show for their part in heroic efforts that saved 12 German soldiers in Afghanistan in 2010. The Americans received awards for valor from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Sept. 11.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts joint Army-Marine mortuary affairs training

    Sep 11, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe helped standardize the mortuary affairs process across U.S. forces in Europe by hosting joint-service training at the Army depot in Miesau, Germany, August 29.

  • U.S. Army Europe commanding general highlights European Allies' support in personal 9/11 observance

    Sep 11, 2012

    A couple weeks ago Sue and I had the fantastic opportunity to join 57 Wounded Warriors from the US and our European Coalition partners on a bicycle ride at Bostalsee, Germany. It was an inspirational event. We now not only train and fight alongside our allies, but also heal and rebuild our confidence together.

  • U.S. Army Europe launches mobile-friendly website to highlight mission on continent

    Sep 7, 2012

    U.S. Army Europe's official website is now mobile-device friendly, no matter which handset users favor.

  • 'Fueling' programs aim to encourage good nutrition across Army in Europe

    Aug 30, 2012

    As U.S. Army Europe's "Fueling the Team" program continues to be integrated across Europe, new USAREUR and community initiatives are joining the movement to help Soldiers, civilian employees and family members to make good nutrition and regular exercise part of their regimen of healthy lifestyle choices.

  • U.S. Army Europe kicks off campaign to enlist community in 'Fueling the Future'

    Aug 29, 2012

    U.S. Army Europe kicked off a new campaign in Heidelberg, Germany, Aug. 28, 2012, to help members of the Army in Europe community to make healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers get realistic look at perils of drinking and driving

    Aug 29, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe Soldiers are getting a chance to take part in the Save A Life Tour that uses state-of-the-art simulation, graphic imagery and dramatic props and presentations to help participants to sincerely understand the consequences of driving while impaired.

  • U.S. Army Cadets earn historic first: Foreign jump wings

    Jul 26, 2012

    More than 20 ROTC Cadets from colleges across the U.S. traveled to Spain in May as part of the U.S. Army ROTC's Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program. Their mission was to teach Spanish soldiers conversational English. The additional plus for the Cadets was being able to jump with the Spanish airborne and earn their foreign jump wings.

  • U.S. Army Europe Best Junior Officer Competition tests the best

    Jul 26, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- It was cold on the morning of July 24 as Soldiers gathered just before sunrise at the non-commissioned officer academy here, ready to take the Army Physical Fitness Test that kicked off the 2012 U.S. Army Europe Best Junior Officer Competition.

  • Ceremony marks opening of new state-of-the-art Wiesbaden housing area

    Jun 14, 2012

    Thomas Platte, director, Hessian Construction Managment hands the symbolic first key to brand-new Army housing in Wiesbaden's Col. James R. Newman Village housing area to Col. D. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the Europe District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in a ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany, June 14. The key was then presented to the village's first occupants, Sgt. Robert Tickle of USAREUR's 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment and his family (at left) by Col. David Carstens, commander, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden (third from right).

  • Wiesbaden ceremonies mark key milestones in U.S. Army Europe transition

    Jun 14, 2012

    Soldiers, civilian employees, families and citizens from across the U.S. Army and U.S. forces in Europe gathered in Wiesbaden, Germany, June 14, 2012, for a series of ceremonies signaling the transformation of U.S. Army Europe as it transitions to a new headquarters here.

  • Innovative sexual-harassment training sweeps U.S. Army Europe

    May 1, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Members of the U.S. Army in Europe gathered at the Patrick Henry Village Theater to listen to "Can I Kiss You," April 26, a show about innocent bystanders and the importance of communication in a relationship.

  • Detours, back roads on Soldier's journey to becoming an Olympian

    Apr 20, 2012

    John Roland Rene grew up alongside three brothers and two sisters in the northwestern part of Washington, D.C., referred to by locals as "Uptown," with a dream of fighting for his country in an Olympic boxing ring.

  • Soldiers, family members visit concentration camp for Day of Remembrance

    Apr 20, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Europe is steeped in rich history and culture, and on April 17, more than 200 Soldiers and family members from U.S. Army in Europe got to witness that history during a Day of Remembrance tour to Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany.

  • Detours and back roads to a dream: A USAREUR Soldier's journey to becoming an Olympian

    Apr 17, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- John Roland Rene grew up alongside three brothers and two sisters in the northwestern part of D.C., referred to by locals as "Uptown," with a dream of fighting for his country in an Olympic boxing ring.

  • Odierno concludes European tour

    Apr 9, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and his wife, Linda, concluded their tour of the European Theater, April 6, 2012.

  • Odierno discusses sexual assault prevention, Army values

    Apr 4, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno sat down for a podcast with U.S. Army Europe April 3, 2012, and discussed the Army values and sexual assault and harassment prevention.

  • Soldier's Medal awarded to Vicenza NCO

    Mar 2, 2012

    A Soldier stationed at Vicenza, Italy, received the Soldier's Medal today for his actions on May 31, 2011, when he took an armed bank robber down after a heist in Sarasota, Fla.

  • Civil Affairs Soldiers coordinate humanitarian aid mission in Montenegro

    Mar 1, 2012

    PODGORICA, Montenegro -- Army Reserve Soldiers with U.S. Army Europe's 361st Civil Affairs Brigade are gaining valuable skills while helping the government of Montenegro to conduct humanitarian assistance operations to bring aid to people affected by severe winter weather here.

  • U.S. Army Europe helps Montenegro respond to heavy snowfall

    Feb 23, 2012

    In response to a request for assistance from NATO by the government of Montenegro, U.S. Army Europe deployed two Black Hawk helicopters and a support crew of more than 40 Soldiers from USAREUR's 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade to the Balkan nation. A team of Army reservists from the 7th Civil Support Command's 361st Civil Affairs Brigade is taking part in the operation as well to provide command and control. The Soldiers are in Montenegro to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to areas of the country affected by heavy snowfall. The 12th is based at Katterbach Army Airfield in Ansbach, Germany, and the 361st is based in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • 409th CSB supports mission in Horn of Africa

    Feb 21, 2012

    Deploying to locations that cover a third of the globe, members of the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, regularly find themselves supporting U.S. Africa Command in remote parts of the African continent.

  • Army Reserve command team visits 7th CSC Soldiers

    Feb 16, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, the chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz, the command sergeant major of the Army Reserve, brought Soldiers messages focusing on upcoming changes to the active and reserve Army structure during a two-day tour of the 7th Civil Support Command and the Kaiserslautern Military Community here Feb. 11-12.

  • U.S. Army Europe contributes to military exchange with Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Feb 14, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, GERMANY -- U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Air Force in Europe assisted the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) with the delivery of helicopter equipment, petroleum, lubricant and oil to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Feb. 12.

  • 772nd Civil Support Team supports medical mission in Tanzania

    Feb 14, 2012

    Members of the 772nd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, concluded their two-week Medical Readiness and Training Exercise in Zanzibar, Tanzania, from Jan. 30 to Feb. 12, 2012.

  • Ramstein troops welcome first Patriot Express flight

    Feb 8, 2012

    Soldiers with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center welcomed passengers at the Ramstein Passenger Terminal from the first Patriot Express flight on Feb. 7, 2012.

  • 21st TSC honors civilian employees

    Feb 8, 2012

    In an effort to recognize and honor the commitment of civilian employees, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command held a Length of Service and Recognition Awards ceremony at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daener Kaserne here Feb. 3.

  • 21st TSC tax centers open for business

    Feb 7, 2012

    -- The Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center's Tax Assistance Center held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony in Bldg. 3210 on Kleber Kaserne here Feb. 3.

  • 18th MP Bde NCOs go back to the basics

    Feb 3, 2012

    Junior non-commissioned officers of the 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, are taking advantage of a 10-day professional development course here Jan. 23 - Feb. 3, entitled "School of Leaders."

  • 21st Theater Sustainment Command wins DA Lean Six Sigma awards

    Feb 2, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command and a Project Team from the 266th Financial Management Center won the Department of the Army's Lean Six Sigma Organizational Deployment award and a Project Team award.

  • 18th MP Bde. Soldiers prepare for upcoming downrange mission

    Feb 2, 2012

    While chilling winds blew and the snow continued to fall as ice covered the streets and vehicles, Soldiers of the 230th Military Police Company, 95th MP Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, marched on and conducted their Mission Readiness Exercise here Jan. 24 - 27 in preparation of its imminent downrange mission.

  • Europe troops rehearse for beginning of Patriot Express flights

    Feb 1, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's, 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center conducted a walk-through rehearsal at the Ramstein Airport, Jan. 30, 2012, in preparation for the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center's first Patriot Express flight, which is set to arrive Feb. 7.

  • 21st TSC-Italy units sustain a variety of services

    Jan 31, 2012

    Those of the belief that 'life moves a little slower south of the Alps' might change their minds if they spent a few minutes with the Soldiers and civilians of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command based in Italy.

  • A lifetime of service

    Jan 25, 2012

    For some people, preparing for retirement can be a very stressful and overwhelming experience. There are many questions that have to be answered such as: Will I be able to maintain a decent lifestyle? Has everything been done to insure my smooth transition? Is my medical coverage sufficient? Is my replacement properly trained? The questions can go on and on and on. But perhaps the most common question that begs for an answer is: What am I going to do next?

  • The KMC honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 25, 2012

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. influenced change through non-violent means during the civil rights movement. Two of his most famous contributions to the civil rights movement were the organization of the Montgomery Boycott in 1955 and his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln monument in Washington D.C. during the March on Washington in 1963.

  • 773rd CST takes on EMAT responsibilities

    Jan 23, 2012

    The Emergency Medical Assistance Team, based in Schwetzingen, Germany, cased its colors and deactivated at Tompkins Barracks here Jan 11, ending its six-year Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) reconnaissance mission in Europe.

  • Cobalt Dragon prepares unit for threat

    Dec 15, 2011

    The ever-present threat of without warning disasters and terrorist attacks necessitates the need for qualified Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear specialists to always be prepared to protect U.S. national interests. One such capability is the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, who put their expertise to the test during exercise Cobalt Dragon here at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Dec 5-9.

  • Sustainment Soldiers host Operation Toy Drop in Germany

    Dec 14, 2011

    Hundreds of Soldiers, family members, and local nationals assembled at the Alzey drop zone in Germany to watch the second annual Operation Toy Drop, Dec. 8 as paratroopers from the U.S. Army and Air Force, the German Bundeswehr and the Italian Army dropped bundles of toys from various U.S. military aircraft during an airborne operation.

  • Spouses of deployed Soldiers learn to cope

    Dec 14, 2011

    -- Is anyone ever really prepared to have to explain to a child that his or her daddy is deployed? You want to assure the child that daddy is safe and daddy will be home soon. How does a mother convince her child of these things when she is not truly convinced herself? Deciding the right words to say to a child was a topic of discussion from Dec. 3-5 at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, during a Deployed Spouses Retreat where 15 spouses from the 527th Military Police Company, 709th MP Battalion., 18th MP Brigade, created a strong bond to work through common struggles regarding the deployment of their loved ones.

  • 574th QMSC trains on mission-essentials in Kaiserslautern

    Dec 13, 2011

    Soldiers of the 574th Quartermaster Support Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sust. Brigade, spent some time becoming familiar with the warehouse operation at the Supply Activity Europe Army Depot in Kaiserslautern, Germany Nov. 28 - Dec. 2.

  • ECBC awarded patent for All Hazards Receipt Facility

    Dec 13, 2011

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's Mobile Labs and Kits Team was awarded a patent in July 2011 for the All Hazards Receipt Facility, a mobile laboratory. "These mobile laboratories are the key to ensuring the safety of lab personnel by taking in an unknown sample directly into a controlled environment. It makes safety the number one priority when triaging the sample for identification," explained George Noya, ECBC Mobile Labs and Kits team leader.

  • 7th Civil Support Command ESS-X site adds value

    Dec 13, 2011

    The 7th Civil Support Command's Equipment Storage Site Expanded, provides an efficient and value added asset for the Army Reserve in Europe. The ESS-X serves 22 Army Reserve units throughout Europe by consolidating equipment storage and maintenance into one location.

  • Relive Christmas 1944 in special De Schark Cave service

    Dec 12, 2011

    MAASTRICHT, Netherlands -- Thanks to Mr. van Grinsven, a Dutch Monk and an eyewitness to the Holy Mass held in the De Schark Caves Dec. 24, 1944, we can imagine what it was like for approximately 300 U.S. Soldiers who sought refuge there to celebrate Christmas Eve…

  • U.S. Soldier first to graduate Polish NCO Academy

    Dec 12, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Tomasz Bartoszyn, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, became the first U.S. Soldier to graduate from the Polish Land Forces NCO Academy in Poznan, Poland, Dec. 9, 2011. While Soldiers from other partner nations routinely train at the U.S. Army Europe's 7th Army NCO Academy in Grafenwoehr, Germany, this is the first time a U.S. Soldier has attended a foreign NCO Academy.

  • 18th MP Brigade Soldier saves pregnant woman's life

    Dec 2, 2011

    A Soldier assigned to the 527th MP Company saved the lives of a mother and her unborn baby in base housing on Katterbach Kaserne in Germany, Nov. 16, 2011.

  • Army/Air Force compete in Sembach's first annual flag football tournament

    Dec 1, 2011

    On a cold, foggy Saturday morning five flag football teams battled on the grid iron for the right to be called champion in the first annual Sembach Invitational Flag Football Tournament here, Nov. 19.

  • 18th MP Bde. represents U.S. Army Europe at the Croix Rouge Farm Memorial

    Nov 30, 2011

    In 1918 on the 11th hour, the 11th day, of the 11th month, Germany signed a peace agreement which ended all hostilities of World War I. It was once called Armistice Day. Now more commonly known as Veterans Day, we honor and remember our fallen comrades of present and past wars. The 529th Military Police Company, 95th MP Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, had the honor of providing a color guard for the Croix Rouge Farm Memorial ceremony Nov. 12, near the memorial site.

  • 18th MP Bde. holds rededication ceremony to memorialize fallen comrades

    Nov 28, 2011

    As the autumn leaves fell and the cool winds blew, Soldiers, Civilians, Families and friends of the 18th Military Police Brigade came together at a rededication ceremony on Sembach Kaserne, here Nov.17, to honor Soldiers who gave their lives for freedom.

  • Reserve Soldiers participate in full-spectrum training exercise

    Nov 23, 2011

    Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade along with Bravo Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, took part in the first full-spectrum training exercise in nearly a decade, at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, during the month of October.

  • 515th Trans. Co. Soldiers control nerves and excitement in anticipation of deployment

    Nov 21, 2011

    For a unit getting ready for a deployment, the road to preparing for Overseas Contingency Operations can be long and stressful with numerous training events and ceremonies. However, once a unit finally cases its colors, the Soldiers know they are reaching the end of the road and it is time put on their game faces.

  • AUSA president: European command adds unique value to nation

    Nov 18, 2011

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- All his adult life, he's been a Soldier and he doesn't care who knows it. That's why he makes it a point to educate Congress and the public on the merits of America's land force. His career started in 1959, and the Army has been his passion ever since, and retired Army Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, the president and chief operating officer of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) and the 32nd Chief of Staff of the Army observed Kosovo Force training on November 16 in Europe, after mentoring Noncommissioned Officers and Officers at leadership development discussions on Grafenwoehr and the Hohenfels Training Area.

  • Kaiserslautern counselor heads to Army competition

    Nov 16, 2011

    Motivated by an infantryman's drive, Staff Sgt. Donmonic Simpson recently proved his ability to mentor Soldiers during U.S. Army Europe's career counselor competition. Simpson, 28, the USAREUR Career Counselor of the Year, now heads home to Washington, where an Army-level board will determine the best career counselor in the Army. Counselors advise Soldiers on career options and advise commanders on the retention program.

  • 16th STB Soldiers take field cooking to a new level

    Nov 16, 2011

    Earlier this year, Soldiers of the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, took home the Phillip A. Connelly award for the best field kitchen at the both the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and U.S. Army Europe levels. On Oct. 13, Department of the Army judges arrived at the 16th STB field site on Warner Barracks, here to decide if the unit had what it took to win at the DA level.

  • 106th FM Co. adopts 'Young Giraffes'

    Nov 9, 2011

    Soldiers from the 106th Finance Management Company, 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, recently adopted the third-grade 'Young Giraffes' class at the Bamberg Elementary School here.

  • 515th Trans. Co. NCO receives special induction into Sergeant Morales Club

    Nov 8, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Megan Curtis, a motor transport operator with the 515th Transportation Company, 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sust. Brigade, received a special honor from the commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Brig. Gen. Aundre Piggee, at Coleman Barracks, here Oct. 25.

  • 773rd Civil Support Team welcomes new commander

    Nov 4, 2011

    Lt. Col Leslie M. Dillard assumed command of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, from Maj. Michael J. Stribrny at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne, here Nov. 1.

  • MP Corps celebrates 70th Anniversary

    Nov 2, 2011

    More than 850 Soldiers, Family Members and friends from throughout Europe came together Oct. 22 at the Village Pavilion on Patrick Henry Village in Heidelberg, Germany, to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Military Police Corps Regiment. This was the third consecutive year the MP Corps ball in Europe was hosted by the 18th Military Police Brigade. Col. Brian Bisacre, the commander of the 18th MP Bde. presided over the event, and Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Europe was the guest speaker for the evening.

  • U.S. Army Europe food service specialist earns Army award for innovative field kitchen design

    Oct 28, 2011

    Spc. Shaunta Cain, a food service specialist from U.S. Army Europe's Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery, designed a new piece of equipment that makes it possible to quickly feed real food to Soldiers in remote areas.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers invited to Minister President's reception

    Oct 27, 2011

    As the early fall chill set into the air outside the Ludwigsburg Palace in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, more than a hundred service members representing the United States, Germany, France and other partner nations, including several soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, gathered in the warmth of the ornate receiving hall at the invitation of none other than the Baden-Wurttemberg Minister President October 19.

  • U.S., European leaders meet at 31st U.S. Army Europe Legion of Merit conference

    Oct 27, 2011

    Approximately 65 U.S. and European senior military leaders from six countries and members of leading military think tanks met here Oct. 27 to share their viewpoints and experience in discussions of European security cooperation and partnership.

  • 21st TSC legal service team wins DA level awards

    Oct 25, 2011

    The motto of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, "First in Support," was clearly evident during the Department of Army level Client Services Awards ceremony on Kleber Kaserne, here on Oct 13. Annually Army legal services compete for the Army Chief of Staff Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance and The Judge Advocate General Award for Excellence in Claims. The fiscal year 2010 competition was dominated by the 21st TSC law centers which are scattered throughout the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.

  • 7th CSC Soldiers road march to maintain proficiency

    Oct 24, 2011

    Soldiers of Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 7th Civil Support Command, conducted a road march at Wiesbaden Army Airfield, here, Oct. 16, to maintain proficiency on one of their many warrior tasks. The road march was more than just a motivational event; it was real-life training for the Soldiers.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. recognizes volunteers

    Oct 24, 2011

    Continually transitioning among assignments, duties, living and work conditions, can make life a constant challenge for an Army Family. One of the best ways Family Members can adjust to the constant change of Army life is to volunteer. Volunteering not only provides Family Members with an opportunity to display their skills and contribute to the community, but those same volunteers provide invaluable services to vital community functions.

  • 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion partners with German Signaleers in training exercise

    Oct 21, 2011

    WILDFLECKEN, Germany (Oct. 19, 2011) -- Disasters can happen at any moment. When lives are in danger, military forces need to be able to quickly coordinate efforts to help people. One unit in 5th Signal Command was given a great opportunity to train with the German Army to prepare for quick reactionary force operations with the host nation. 5th Signal's 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, headquartered in Schweinfurt, conducted a two-day field exercise with the German Army Air Mobile Division (DLO) and the DLO Signal Battalion using a real-world scenario to train.

  • Soldiers share their stories during Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 19, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "I remember thinking -- it was the land of new beginnings." That's how Hispanic American Heritage Month guest speaker Maria C. Taylor described her first impressions of the United States as a young immigrant from Durango, Mexico.

  • Northern Challenge offers unique training experience

    Oct 19, 2011

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command focused on the ongoing threat of improvised explosive devices during a training exercise in Iceland.

  • Three Boy Scouts join elite Eagle ranks

    Oct 19, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "Exhilarating." That's how William Heiges II described the feeling of having attained the rank of Eagle Scout.

  • 21st TSC and KHS sign new proclamation, celebrate Hispanic Heritage

    Oct 19, 2011

    It was standing room only as the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and Kaiserslautern High School renewed their partnership by signing a proclamation just before the KHS Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, at the Galaxy Theater on Vogelweh, here Oct. 14.

  • Full Spectrum Training - Jump Day

    Oct 14, 2011

    Soldiers from the Polish Land Forces join 'Sky Soldiers' of U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team for a parachute jump into the Hohenfels (Germany) Training Area as part of the brigade's ongoing Full-Spectrum Training Exercise. More than 100 Polish troops were among the approximately 650 paratroopers who participated in this morning jump, while another 650 'Sky Soldiers' are scheduled to jump later in the day.

  • Full Spectrum Training - 1-4 Infantry plays Opposition Force

    Oct 14, 2011

    Sgt. Mike Chesser and his squad, members of Charlie Company, 1-4 Infantry, are trained in opposing force tactics and are assigned to Hohenfels, Germany. They are providing key training to the 173rd Airborne BCT during US Army Europe's first Full Spectrum Training Environment rotation.

  • VIDEO: Routine logisitcs operation quickly changes during Full Spectrum Training Environment

    Oct 14, 2011

    Cpl. Robert Chavez and the other Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team are participating in U.S. Army Europe's first Full Spectrum Training Environment at Hohenfels Training Area in Germany.

  • Full-spectrum training under way for U.S. Army Europe Soldiers, multinational partners

    Oct 10, 2011

    After jumping into the training area at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center here, participants of U.S. Army Europe's first Full-Spectrum Training Environment are in action.

  • Soldiers train to work in tight spaces

    Oct 5, 2011

    Soldiers of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, and the 12th Chemical Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade advanced their skills and knowledge at a five-day training event on Structural Collapse Awareness and Confined Space Rescue conducted by the Louisiana State University Fire and Emergency Training Institute at the 435th Construction Training Squadron contingency training site here, Sept. 24.

  • Rhinehorse Spirit gauges 21st TSC unit's readiness

    Oct 4, 2011

    Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's, 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center participated in a training exercise entitled "Rhinehorse Spirit" on Rhine Ordnance Barracks here, Sept. 27.

  • 21st TSC units support world's biggest coalition communication exercise

    Sep 30, 2011

    The 23rd Ordnance Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and the 635th Movement Control Team, 39th Movement Control Battalion, 21st TSC, joined together to assist the United States European Command in hosting the World's largest coalition communication exercise known as Operation Combined Endeavor, Sept. 9 to 23, in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Live performance emphasizes postwar struggles to 21st TSC Soldiers

    Sep 29, 2011

    Soldiers from the Kaiserslautern Military Community received a unique presentation from a group of actors who performed scenarios centered around the postwar struggles of service members returning home from war and the effect they have on families at the Chapel on Daenner Kaserne, here Sept. 21.

  • 7th CSC shares knowledge with Romanian and German soldiers

    Sep 29, 2011

    Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command conducted a combined partnership event with Soldiers from the Romanian and German armies who came to share their skills and knowledge with the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade and experience firsthand how to qualify on U.S. weapon systems here at Daenner Kaserne, here Sept. 14.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. executes Command Post Exercise

    Sep 28, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Rapidly developing events require Soldiers to make quick decisions. To make good decisions require timely and accurate information. However, ensuring a good flow of information within a U.S. Army unit is one of the most challenging aspects for any organization.

  • 21st TSC's 42nd Clearance Co. and German Infantry learn together

    Sep 28, 2011

    Ensuring routes were safe for battlefield maneuvers was the primary mission for Soldiers of the 42nd Clearance Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Eng. Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, during a partnership training event with the German Bundeswehr's 441st Mechanized Infantry Bn., here Sept. 13-19.

  • Conference of European Armies highlights success of longtime alliances, new partnerships

    Sep 22, 2011

    Senior land forces commanders from across Europe wrapped up three days of discussion of military partnerships and security cooperation as the U.S. Army Europe-led Conference of European Armies came to a close Sept. 21, 2011.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Remembers 9/11

    Sep 16, 2011

    Sept. 11, 2011 marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. For all Americans, the anniversary serves not only as a reminder of their ability to persevere, but also as a reminder of the sacrifices that each American citizen and Soldier has made since. To mark the occasion, Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, took time to pause from their busy schedule to remember and reflect on that day's tragic events here at the Camp Aachen Theater.

  • 574th QMSC conducts platoon defense during exercise

    Sep 16, 2011

    Soldiers from the 574th Quartermaster Support Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, participated in a platoon defense training exercise here, June 22-24.

  • App puts U.S. Army Europe in mobile users' hands

    Sep 15, 2011

    U.S. Army Europe recently released an application for mobile devices designed to keep people informed on the latest Army in Europe information, news and events.

  • "A Decade of Remembrance" is the theme of 21st TSC ceremony

    Sep 14, 2011

    Signs of autumn were visible everywhere when members of the Kaiserslautern military community gathered to honor the service of two new retirees and pay homage to the victims of 9/11 on Panzer Parade Field here, Sept. 9.

  • Fueling the team

    Sep 14, 2011

    U.S. Army in Europe's (USAREUR) Fueling the Team program is an offshoot of the Soldier Fueling Initiative that reshaped dining facilities at Initial Military Training locations in the U.S. Its goal is to help Soldiers, civilian employees and family members eat healthier to improve their performance and lifestyle. USAREUR officials hope the program becomes a model for the entire Army.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers beef up on cyber security during exercise Combined Endeavor 2011

    Sep 13, 2011

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Safety and security are a top priority for nations around the world and that priority includes protection of cyber networks and systems. As part of the U.S. European Command led, U.S. Army Europe supported exercise Combined Endeavor 2011 held at the Joint Multinational Training Center in Grafenwoehr, Germany nations from around the world have the opportunity to discuss just that.

  • Air Assault! Separating weak from strong

    Sep 7, 2011

    In an effort to distinguish themselves from their peers, nearly 300 Soldiers and Airmen laced up their boots, packed their gear and headed to Camp Robertson training grounds here in hopes of becoming air assault qualified.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. medics earn prestigious EFMB

    Sep 6, 2011

    Medical Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, recently competed against themselves to earn the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge during the U. S. Army in Europe EFMB course here, July 31 - Aug. 13.

  • USAREUR's largest sustainment command welcomes new commanding general

    Sep 2, 2011

    The Army's largest sustainment command in Europe held a change of command ceremony on NCO Field here, Aug. 25, to welcome a new commanding general and wish a fond farewell to the outgoing commander.

  • 21st TSC inducts new members into the Sergeant Morales Club

    Aug 24, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command welcomed its newest members into the Sergeant Morales Club during a special induction and retreat ceremony on the Panzer Parade Field here, Aug. 18. The ceremony recognized an elite group of non-commissioned officers from the 21st TSC as they became lifetime members of the United States Army Europe's prestigious club.

  • 66th Trans. Co. brings back the Truck Roadeo

    Aug 9, 2011

    More than 30 transportation Soldiers gathered on Kleber Kaserne to participate in the 66th Transportation Company’s Truck Roadeo here, July 25-29.

  • 21st STB welcomes new command team

    Aug 9, 2011

    The 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, held a change of command and responsibility ceremony on Panzer Parade Field here, Aug. 5, to welcome in a new command team and wish a fond farewell to the outgoing team.

  • Serbian soldiers train with U.S. civil affairs

    Aug 8, 2011

    Members of the Serbian army participated in a joint communications training exercise with Soldiers of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, at Daenner Kaserne, Germany.

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