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  • Marshall Center Workshop Examines Anti-Corruption Policies, Measures, Solutions

    Feb 5, 2016

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies held a Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime Alumni Community of Interest Workshop Feb. 1 to 4 for 71 practitioners engaged in countering illicit narcotics trafficking, terrorist involvement in criminal activity, transnational organized crime and corruption from 48 countries.

  • Armenian delegation visits Hohenfels Training Area

    Feb 4, 2016

    Armenian Maj. Gen. Gennady Tavaratsyan, chief of the strategic planning department of the Armed Forces General Staff, visited Hohenfels Training Area to observe mission command in action, understand the military decision-making process, and learn about the U.S. Army's noncommissioned officer corps.

  • Female mechanics support Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 4, 2016

    A lot more female faces are among the engine hoists, forklifts and wreckers these days at maintenance shops of the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center, here.

  • 1-4 Infantry moves operations center to the field

    Feb 4, 2016

    For the first time, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, who play opposing forces (OPFOR) during training exercises, set up a tactical operations center in the field. Usually, they run the operations center out of their battalion headquarters.

  • TACOM commander visits 2CR Soldiers during Stryker Maintenance Course

    Feb 4, 2016

    Maj. Gen. Gwendolyn Bingham, the commander of U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, visited 2nd Cavalry Soldiers taking the Stryker Common Chassis Sustainment Course, Feb. 3, 2016, in Vilseck, Germany.

  • Chaplains collaborate, share values during exercise

    Feb 3, 2016

    Chaplains, from the United States and South Africa, got the chance to meet and collaborate during Exercise Allied Spirit IV, which is taking place until Feb. 5 at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • A Dragoon starts his career strong with Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 3, 2016

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- For most Soldiers, their first experiences in the military are usually something they won't forget for the rest of their lives. Whether they stay in for their first "tour" or choose it as a long-term career path, almost every single one can sit back and talk about their first year or two with reverie. The same type of reverie that can be spotted in others who, from time to time, reminisce on life's most important twists and turns.

  • International partnerships: Ukrainian surgeons visit Army Medicine in Europe

    Feb 3, 2016

    Four Ukrainian military surgeons, the first group of physicians to do such a rotation in several years, recently visited Army Medicine in Europe for a firsthand look at U.S. wounded warrior care.

  • Transition summits to educate Soldiers on employment process

    Feb 3, 2016

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes program will host two transition summits in Europe during March. The first will be held at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, March 7-8, and the other at USAG Rheinland-Pfalz, March 10-11.

  • 1-4 Infantry (OPFOR) is a formidable opponent at Allied Spirit IV

    Jan 31, 2016

    In hilly and forested terrain conditions of this 40,000-acre training facility, known to most as "The Box," forces are being challenged by a formidable opponent -- 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment.

  • Exercise Allied Spirit calls in air reinforcements

    Jan 31, 2016

    The ground maneuver training during Exercise Allied Spirit IV took to the skies, as multinational forces were introduced to U.S. Air Force methods that rely on joint terminal attack controllers.

  • Eyes on Italy in Allied Spirit IV

    Jan 31, 2016

    In the most recent edition of Exercise Allied Spirit, Italy is the compass guiding seven nations from Europe and North America. Aside from conducting mission command, the Italians are planning and directing offensive and defensive tasks to line units in the field.

  • Was ist los in Franken? Jan. 29, 2016

    Jan 29, 2016

    "Was ist los in Franken?" details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout Lower, Upper and Middle Franconia.

  • CDC Travel Health Notice for countries and territories with active Zika virus transmission

    Jan 29, 2016

    While some travel related cases of Zika virus infection have been reported in Europe, no cases have originated here. The virus can only be spread by being bitten by an infected mosquito and the type of mosquito that can spread the disease is not found in Europe.

  • Montenegro's NATO Goal Gets Boost From Marshall Center Seminar and Alumni

    Jan 29, 2016

    A two-day tailored seminar on Next Steps toward NATO for Senior Officials from Montenegro was held Jan. 26 and 27 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • Cobra Battery, 2CR conduct EDRE

    Jan 29, 2016

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- Soldiers assigned to Cobra Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrive to their unit before dawn Jan 27, 2016 after they received an alert to prepare for their movement to Lithuania for training. The Battery is conducting an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise prior to their roll out to demonstrate their ability to rapidly deploy on a moment's notice. The exercise, called Dragoon Shock, is a realistic operation; testing all aspects of a unit's readiness which will showcase the capability and interoperability of USAREUR organizations.

  • Exercise Allied Spirit IV showcases multinational training

    Jan 28, 2016

    The 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command hosted a distinguished visitors and media day, Jan. 27, 2016, at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, to see how exercise Allied Spirit IV conducts multinational training.

  • National Guard connects with multinational Soldiers during Allied Spirit

    Jan 28, 2016

    Unique training opportunities like the Allied Spirit exercise, allow Guardsmen to reach out, interact and train with service members from many nations, inside and outside of the State Partnership Program.

  • High OPTEMPO defines CSM Bolmer's tour with 1-4 Infantry

    Jan 27, 2016

    Command Sgt. Maj. Robin Bolmer looks back on fast-paced OPFOR mission. He states the one word that comes to mind: "busy." "The pride and esprit de corps is one of the highest of any unit I've been in," Bolmer said of the 1st Bn., 4th Infantry, "but it's also one of the busiest units. I've been in the Army 22 years, and I will say this is the busiest I've ever been."

  • The military of the Garibaldi Brigade train in Germany with 10 other nations

    Jan 26, 2016

    The Garibaldi Brigade is responsible for providing the command headquarters during the NATO exercise in Germany.

  • Kiefer relinquishes responsibility as senior NCO of USAG Ansbach, retires

    Jan 26, 2016

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held a relinquishment of responsibility and retirement ceremony Jan. 8 at the Von Steuben Community Center here to farewell the now retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mark A. Kiefer.

  • Ghost Troop, 2CR demonstrates what a Squad Tactical Exercise is all about

    Jan 25, 2016

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- This January, winter is hitting hard at the Hohenfels Training Area and the word 'cold' doesn't even begin to describe the experience.

  • Michigan National Guard Soldiers train with their State Partners during Allied Spirit IV

    Jan 23, 2016

    For one Michigan National Guard Soldier, attending Allied Spirit IV, in Hohenfels, Germany, is an amazing opportunity in itself; but it has also become a great learning experience in working with a member of Michigan's State Partnership program.

  • Developing Regional Perspective in Conflict Resolution Is Key In Marshall Center Security Course

    Jan 22, 2016

    The Marshall Center's Seminar on Regional Security started Jan. 21 and ended Feb. 11. The seminar will focus specifically on regional security dynamics, thereby acknowledging the continued prominence of territoriality on the one hand and the necessity to prioritize regional analysis over the global analysis, on the other hand. This will allow participants to examine international security issues where they happen by investigating contemporary regional case studies.

  • SMA Dailey's Senior Enlisted Council focuses on personnel

    Jan 21, 2016

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey sat down with senior sergeants major from around the U.S. Army to discuss issues that affect his biggest concern - the welfare of Soldiers - during a Senior Enlisted Council at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command on Fort Knox, Kentucky, Jan. 19-21.

  • Hohenfels Soldier earns environmental award

    Jan 20, 2016

    A Hohenfels Soldier received the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria Environmental Officer of the Year award at the USAG Bavaria Environmental Quality Control Counsel, recently.

  • Michigan National Guard Participates in Allied Spirit IV

    Jan 20, 2016

    "Weekend Warriors" is not a term that can be used anymore to describe the Michigan Army National Guard; Some Soldiers of the Michigan National Guard are far from home.

  • Make sure your winter fun is not a wipe out

    Jan 19, 2016

    Winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, sledding and ice-skating provide fun, excitement, fresh air and good exercise for all ages. Unfortunately, every year these winter activities result in hundreds of thousands of injuries as well as many deaths in the U.S. Injuries occur in both recreational and professional athletes alike.

  • Losing weight in 2016 is just an arm's length away

    Jan 19, 2016

    Each of us makes over 200 subconscious decisions about what and how much to eat every single day. Even those of us with the best intentions will find it difficult to lose weight when food is visible, plentiful and accessible.

  • Wolfpack Troopers deploy in support of Atlantic Resolve-North

    Jan 14, 2016

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- As another year begins, so too does a wave of new rotations for the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Europe. For the Dragoons, it will be another chance to help demonstrate the United States' resolve and dedication to its NATO Allies.

  • IMCOM commander visits USAG Wiesbaden, recognizes top performers

    Jan 14, 2016

    WIESABDEN, Germany -- The new commanding general of Installation Management Command recently visited U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden and took the time to meet with leaders to share with leaders here, as well as to recognize some of the garrison's highest-performing members.

  • Contract Specialist by Day Movie Actor by Night

    Jan 13, 2016

    Joe East, a contract specialist with the Regional Contracting Office Bavaria, recently had the opportunity to flex his acting muscles for an upcoming movie.

  • 'Go First Class' embodies 'Health Powers Readiness'

    Jan 13, 2016

    Anybody looking for proof that "Health Powers Readiness" need look no further than Dental Command-Europe's Go First Class program.

  • IMCOM Europe welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jan 12, 2016

    SEMBACH, Germany -- Installation Management Command Europe welcomed its new command sergeant major and bid farewell to his predecessor during a change-of-responsibility ceremony held here Jan. 12.

  • Marshall Center's New Program Addresses Russian Resurgence in Eastern Europe

    Jan 12, 2016

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies unveiled its new resident program, European Security Seminar-East Jan. 11. This one-week seminar is designed to examine the current security environment in Europe and Eurasia and to develop appropriate responses to regional security challenges.

  • Local youth sees need, helps community

    Jan 11, 2016

    Every day on the drive to school, 15-year-old Tyler Grover passed the Hohenfels Thrift Shop. On multiple occasions, Grover saw quality items left piled outside in all types of weather, potentially ruining them.

  • Cougars welcome their newest Senior Enlisted Advisor

    Jan 8, 2016

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- As the New Year starts, so does the responsibility of leading Troopers for the newest senior enlisted advisor of 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment.

  • HMHS celebrates diversity with multicultural fest

    Jan 7, 2016

    Students perform songs and dances from 18 different countries.

  • Allied Spirit IV to exercise communication, interoperability among NATO Allies

    Jan 7, 2016

    More than 2,200 participants from Canada, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Slovenia, and the United States are participating in exercise Allied Spirit IV at the Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany, Jan. 10-Feb. 5, 2016.

  • Waidmannsheil

    Dec 18, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany (Dec. 17, 2015) -- On any given day in the Hohenfels Training Area, Soldiers clad in special uniforms and bearing rifles take aim at their targets and do their best to contribute to their team. But on this foggy winter morning in the Oberpfalz, it's not military vehicles or the enemy they are aiming for, it's the mainly red deer. The seventh annual German -- American Partnership Hunt took place, here, on Dec. 17 and 18. Its status as a "must do" hunt for any true Jaeger, German for hunter, is well known.

  • Logistics Readiness Center - Ansbach receives recognition for diligence during difficulties

    Dec 15, 2015

    Members of the Logistics Readiness Center - Ansbach assembled at a local golf club Dec. 2, 2015 to recognize their workforce for capably handling a large throughput during a time of short staffing.

  • Managing Risk Is Key To Cybersecurity Says DHS Cybersecurity Expert Touhill

    Dec 15, 2015

    U.S Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Gregory Touhill spoke to an international group of cybersecurity experts attending the Program for Cyber Security Studies course at the George C. Marshall European Center today. PCSS is a unique, two-week program on cyber security studies offered once a year. The course brings together international government and military leaders to reach a shared understanding of international and country specific approaches to a more secure, global cyber network and build partnerships to resolve shared challenges.

  • (Former Islamic Extremist Helps International Community Understand Terrorist Use of Internetuntitled

    Dec 10, 2015

    Reformed Islamic extremist Mubin Shaikh tells an international gathering of government and military cyber-security professionals how radical Muslim groups use the internet and social media to recruit and finance their operations Dec. 9 during the Program on Cyber Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • Updated Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report rating forms available online

    Dec 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command announced Monday the availability of the DA Form 2166-9 series, the revised Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report, and its activation in the web-based Evaluation Entry System.

  • Ansbach Elementary School sings, shines light into Rothenburg

    Dec 9, 2015

    Students from Ansbach Elementary School at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach helped design and helped commemorate the lighting of the eighth window in the town of Rothenburg's city hall, or Rathaus, which during the month of December serves as a building-size advent calendar.

  • Mouthguards: Protecting your teeth won't make you a wuss

    Dec 9, 2015

    Tooth loss or other mouth injuries that can be prevented with a mouthguard can be painful, expensive to fix, result in lost time from work and physical activity and even cause permanent facial disfigurement. Mouthguards have been studied in different military and sports settings and proven to substantially reduce the risk of these injuries.

  • Air Force vet sings praises of family love to win Operation Rising Star

    Dec 8, 2015

    A former singer in the Air Force Band and military mother of four was named champion of the 2015 Operation Rising Star singing contest Dec. 4 at the Fort Sam Houston Theatre in San Antonio. Chelsea Tabisz, an Air Force spouse from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, expressed her love of family throughout four shows filmed for the worldwide web. Internet viewers voted 141,096 times for their favorite performers at, which experienced a 97 percent increase in viewership over the 2014 Operation Rising Star.

  • Keeping your eyes on the road

    Dec 8, 2015

    Distracted drivers are also menaces on the road. Please practice attentive driving

  • Troopers farewell their first squadron CSM

    Dec 7, 2015

    Grafenwoehr, Germany - Troopers of Regimental Engineer Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment conducted their first Pioneer Change of Responsibility ceremony Dec. 4, 2015 at the Tower Barracks Physical Fitness Center, Grafenwoehr, Germany. Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Hopkins became the first senior enlisted advisor of the squadron July 2014. He helped form the new unit from scratch with minimal staff.

  • Criminal Investigation Command warns of posting holiday travel plans

    Dec 7, 2015

    As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

  • Gobbledy-good!: Outreach-KONTAKT Franken serves up turkey, sides for holiday

    Dec 3, 2015

    To celebrate Thanksgiving, which occurred the week earlier, and to celebrate the upcoming winter holidays, members of Outreach-KONTAKT Franken, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's German-American friendship club, held a combined holiday Stammtisch Dec. 1, 2015.

  • Marshall Center hosts seminar for Bulgarian Parliamentarians

    Dec 3, 2015

    A tailored seminar for 11 members of the Bulgarian Parliament titled "Role of Parliament in Security Sector Governance and Oversight" was held Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • IMCOM's personnel program gives employees application option

    Nov 19, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO--The Installation Management Command's Voluntary Placement Program gives first consideration to internal employees wishing to move overseas or return to the continental U.S. from an overseas position

  • Exercise Combined Resolve raises bar

    Nov 9, 2015

    Exercise Combined Resolve V has set a new course for multinational training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center.

  • Special Operations and Conventional Forces Build Interoperability at JMRC

    Nov 9, 2015

    Special Operational Forces (SOF) from the U.S., Bulgaria and France recently partnered with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, out of Fort Stewart, Georgia, during exercise Combined Resolved V.

  • Hohenfels Boy Scout leader earns top badge

    Nov 9, 2015

    Kreg Schnell receives his Wood Badge atop the "Tooth of Time."

  • Students "Face-Off" with Halloween horror show

    Nov 4, 2015

    Monsters march through the halls of Hohenfels High for Halloween show.

  • Practice food safety during the holidays

    Nov 3, 2015

    Nothing draws us closer together than enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal with the ones we love, but things can take a turn for the worse if food safety is not kept in mind. Approximately 48 million people get sick from foodborne illness each year.

  • Hohenfels' OPFOR Joins Bundeswehr

    Nov 3, 2015

    On Oct. 19, the platoon traveled to the German Army Combat Training Center (GACTC) in Letzlingen, Germany, as part of an exchange of forces between the U.S. Army and the German Bundeswehr. At the same time, a platoon of German Leopard II tanks from the GACTC took its place, here, to participate in exercise Combined Resolve V.

  • Flu prevention: what you may not know

    Nov 2, 2015

    The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. It is spread when viral particles from an infected person travel through the air from a cough, sneeze or even talking. The best way to prevent flu infection is by getting a flu vaccine.

  • 2016 voting season kicks off Army-wide push for registration

    Nov 2, 2015

    Wednesday will be the Army-wide kick-off to the 2016 voting season for Soldiers and their Families throughout the United States and around the world.

  • Blood flows at USAG Ansbach in act of pre-Halloween generosity

    Oct 30, 2015

    The Armed Services Blood Donor Center -- Europe, in a blood drive sponsored by the 3rd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, collected 58 units of blood Oct. 28 at Katterbach Fitness Center.

  • Multinational Army leaders address interoperability concerns during Combined Resolve V

    Oct 30, 2015

    Senior leaders from around the Army visited exercise Combined Resolve V, Oct. 29, 2015, at Hohenfels Training Area.

  • German -- American shooting competition targets friendship

    Oct 28, 2015

    Hunters test their long-range skills against each other.

  • Community members volunteer their Saturday to USAG Ansbach projects

    Oct 27, 2015

    As part of Make a Difference Day Oct. 24, 2015, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members volunteered on several projects across the garrison to improve their community.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Former Soldiers return to Hohenfels after four decades

    Oct 21, 2015

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

  • 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.

  • High-heels help highlight Domestic Violence

    Oct 19, 2015

    Hohenfels Military Community members don high-heels and combat boots to raise awareness of Domestic Violence.

  • 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

  • Soldier Info Expo showcases Hohenfels activities

    Oct 13, 2015

    More than 40 organizations from around U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria-Hohenfels and the surrounding communities gathered to showcase their services at the Soldier Info Expo.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Save a life through early detection of breast cancer

    Oct 1, 2015

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends breast cancer screening tests for early detection.

  • 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.

  • Hohenfels hounds get new place to play

    Sep 28, 2015

    New dog park closes out AFAP issue.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cybersecurity awareness month highlights the need for collective responsibility

    Sep 22, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe Cybersecurity officials want to remind members of the U.S. forces community in Europe that October marks the 12th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and that it's everyone's duty to protect Army information and communications.

  • US Soldiers achieve success with Dragoon Crossing

    Sep 21, 2015

    Interoperability is a word that people all over the world have been reading about during the past year and it has seemingly taken on a life of its own.

  • Cayman Islands gains 11,000 Marshall Center allies against 'serious threats'

    Sep 21, 2015

    The Senior Executive Seminar, or SES, 15-09 was held Sept. 14 to 18 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. ‪SES‬ offered policymakers a forum for exploring a current international security issue in depth. This year's seminar focused on 21st Century Converging Threats: Nexus of Terrorism, Drugs and Illicit Trafficking. This year's participants -- 73 from 40 countries -- includes an executive mix where 60 percent serve in military leadership positions and the other 40 percent are civilians in high-government office.

  • Airborne engineers team up for Dagger Clearance

    Sep 21, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 54th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade conducted a month-long consolidated skills training exercise in Germany, Aug. 1 through Sept. 2, 2015.

  • Combined Resolve V to exercise Army's regionally-aligned forces to Europe

    Sep 21, 2015

    The U.S. Army will exercise its regionally-aligned forces to Europe at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas during Exercise Combined Resolve V, Sept. 22 through Nov. 21.

  • Exercise Brave Warrior begins

    Sep 18, 2015

  • AMC Commander visits Europe

    Sep 16, 2015

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, started a multi-day visit to various sites throughout Europe Sept. 14 with a visit to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command.

  • For the Soldiers, by the Soldiers: 15th Eng. Bn. completes initial construction of 'Overwatch' Park

    Sep 16, 2015

    Army engineers here completed initial construction of what is soon to be Overwatch Park: a combination of memorials and historical vehicles and equipment positioned adjacent Memorial Park in Grafenwoehr.

  • Army names annual safety award recipients

    Sep 16, 2015

    Winners of the annual Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Awards were recently named by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • Policymakers discuss 21st century converging threats at Marshall Center seminar

    Sep 15, 2015

    Terrorism and crime in Africa set the tone for the first day of the Senior Executive Seminar 15-09 here at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Sept. 14.

  • Free online military spouse wellness summit Oct. 19-23

    Sep 15, 2015

    FORT RILEY, Kansas -- InDependent and The Army Wife Network launch registration sign-ups for the first ever online Military Spouse Wellness Summit: Invest in Yourself 2015 sponsored by The USAA Educational Foundation.

  • German reserves visit Katterbach airfield and Urlas

    Sep 11, 2015

    Former members of the German army reserves visited Katterbach Army Airfield at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach to learn about Apache and Chinook helicopters Sept. 3.

  • Garmisch military community remembers 2,977 lives killed on 9/11

    Sep 11, 2015

    The Garmisch military community held a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 at the Garmisch Community Chapel on Sheridan Kaserne in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

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

    Sep 10, 2015

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

  • "Can you hear me now?"

    Sep 10, 2015

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

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

    Sep 8, 2015

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