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  • Was ist los in Franken? Oct. 2, 2015

    Oct 2, 2015

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

  • 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.

  • Mother, daughter serve together in Germany

    Sep 4, 2015

    It's not every day you find two young women in vastly different life situations embark on an adventure together in a predominantly male organization. Rarer still, is when a mother with a prolific professional background in international security and her daughter, a recent high school graduate, both decide to capitalize on major life changes and pursue careers in the U.S. Army.

  • Seminar brings Bosnia and Herzegovina Parliamentarians to Marshall Center

    Sep 4, 2015

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies held a two-day tailored seminar for Parliamentarians from Bosnia and Herzegovina Sept. 1 and 2 at the center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • Trevor earns his Spurs

    Sep 3, 2015

    The tradition of an Army Trooper earning their spurs dates back to the beginning of the cavalry when newly enlisted Soldiers learned how to ride their horses without spurs so they did not harm the animal. Today, to earn their silver spurs, cavalry squadrons conduct 'spur rides'; a day in which Soldiers are tested on their proficiency of common military tasks and skills while pushed to physical exhaustion. Within the ranks of 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment on Aug. 27 was Trevor Pedersen. A precocious 8 year old who got out of the first week of third grade to find out what it is like to be a Soldier.

  • Bremerhaven ports: making the European Activities Set mission possible

    Sep 3, 2015

    BREMERHAVEN, Germany -- As Operation Atlantic Resolve continues to expand throughout the region, senior military leaders participating in U.S. Army Europe's Sustainment Terrain Walk are getting a first-hand look at two of the organization's critical logistical maritime hubs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Aerial act hits the heights in Hohenfels

    Aug 25, 2015

    Audiences thrilled at the electrifying escapades of high-wire troupe Geschwister Weisheit.

  • 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.

  • Air Force completes initial recovery efforts at F-16 crash site

    Aug 25, 2015

    SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force recovery and environmental teams from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, have completed initial recovery efforts following an F-16C Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft accident near Engelmannreuth, about 15 miles from U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, on Aug. 11.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How to maximize privacy settings on your Facebook profile

    Aug 19, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- In a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site. As a member of the military, and for family members of service members, it is more important than ever to remain vigilant of operational security (OPSEC).

  • Get to Know the New Chief of Staff of the Army - General Mark A. Milley

    Aug 18, 2015

    During a brief ceremony Aug. 14 at Joint Base Meyer-Henderson just outside of Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, Gen. Mark A. Milley was sworn in as the 39th U.S. Army Chief of Staff.

  • AAFES re-evaluates closure of some facilities at Ansbach, plans reduced hours

    Aug 18, 2015

    At U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's May town hall, community members were briefed about the future of Army and Air Force Exchange Service facilities within the garrison's footprint as a result of the recent Aviation Restructuring Initiative announcement. Since the town hall, Exchange officials have re-evaluated their decision, and as a result there are changes to their original announcement.

  • 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.

  • Public Health Command rehearses reorganization

    Aug 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command Reorganization Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill was held Aug. 4-6 at the Mallette Training Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • Employees on 5-year rule now given higher priority

    Aug 14, 2015

    Overseas government service workers subject to the Defense Department's 5-year employment limitation will be restored to a higher status in the priority placement program, according to a DOD memorandum released Aug. 6.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Youth volunteers save community $14,000

    Aug 13, 2015

    Volunteers say they earned experience and more.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • Individual Mobilizaton Augmentees play critical support roles across the Army

    Aug 10, 2015

    Highly skilled and experienced Soldiers across the Army are discovering the opportunity to extend their career and service through the Individual Mobilization Augmentee program, which comprises 73 active component Army agencies worldwide. With enlisted positions starting at E-5 thru E-9 and officer slots starting at O-3 thru O-6, the IMA program targets seasoned Soldiers with the training and experience to contribute to a unit's success.

  • Staying cool in Germany without AC

    Aug 6, 2015

    During the summer months, temperatures at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach in Germany can reach 90 degrees Fahrenheit and warmer, and though air conditioning units might seem an adequate solution, housing regulations prohibit their use.

  • Bamberg enchants Outreach-KONTAKT Franken

    Aug 6, 2015

    ANSBACH, Germany (Aug. 6, 2015) -- Outreach-KONTAKT Franken, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's German-American friendship club, recently visited Bamberg, Germany, to experience "Bamberg zaubert," a festival where street performances happen throughout the city recently.

  • 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.

  • 80th Teen Council leads the way

    Aug 6, 2015

    Ten members of the 80th Training Command Teen Council participated in a joint meeting with members of the 412th Theater Engineer Command and the 75th Training Command teen councils in Alexandria, Virginia, July 27-31, 2015. The meeting afforded the 80th TC teens an opportunity to share their ideas, challenges, and best practices with members of the 75th TC and the 412th TEC councils.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Doctor finds military career immensely rewarding

    Aug 4, 2015

    Col. (Dr.) Michael Alperin is a family practice physician in the U.S. Army Reserve and serves as Clinical Director, Primary Care Division, Department of Veterans Affairs. He feels his career in the military gives him a unique perspective for his position in the VA.

  • Army wins National Trophy Team Rifle Match

    Aug 4, 2015

    The Army's Service Rifle Team won the National Trophy Team (NTT) Rifle Match July 20 for the ninth consecutive year with a total score of 2938-100X during the 2015 Civilian Marksmanship Program National Trophy Rifle Matches July 17-22 at Camp Perry, Ohio.

  • Protection against infectious diseases

    Aug 3, 2015

    Vaccines against disease are said to be one of the greatest public health interventions of the 20th century. Although these are seen as major achievements in health and wellness around the world, the discussion about vaccines continues.

  • Keep in step to stay active and healthy

    Aug 3, 2015

    As the summer season ends, do not let the changes in weather and daylight keep you from staying active. Commit to maintaining your health through regular activity during all the seasons of the year by not limiting your idea of physical activity.

  • Darlington replaces Wills as top noncommissioned officer of 80th Training Command

    Aug 2, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jim Wills handed the senior noncommissioned officer duties of the 80th Training Command (TASS), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, over to Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington during a change of responsibility ceremony here, Aug. 2, 2015.

  • Allied Spirit II: Sustaining the NATO Alliance

    Jul 31, 2015

    More than 4,500 participants from 8 nations will participate in Exercise Allied Spirit II at the Army's Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany, Aug. 4-24, 2015.

  • History in the making as 2nd CR Field Artillery tests new ammunition

    Jul 30, 2015

    History is made again as Troopers assigned to Alpha Battery, Field Artillery, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fired XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) fuses using M777A2 Howitzer weapon systems during the unit's first-ever field demonstration of the ammunition, at the Grafenwoehr Training Area located near Rose Barracks, Germany, July 24, 2015.

  • Experts recommend breastfeeding as best choice for mother, baby health

    Jul 30, 2015

    The focus of World Breastfeeding Week during August 1-7 is to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months because of the many health benefits linked to breastfeeding. Many military moms find breastfeeding difficult when they return to work and some active duty mothers do not think it is even possible. But there are some useful suggestions passed on by military moms that have been successful.

  • NATO experts design new English teaching course at Marshall Center's language center

    Jul 29, 2015

    Participants from the first English Teaching Faculty Development Workshop graduated July 23 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies' Partner Language Training Center, Europe.

  • Leaders discuss future of Army in Europe during Grafenwoehr visit

    Jul 29, 2015

    Members of the National Commission on the Future of the Army visited Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 29 to reach out to units on the ground conducting missions in Europe, including regionally aligned forces under Operation Atlantic Resolve, and learn about where the Army is going.

  • Girl Scouts go full STEAM ahead in Franken

    Jul 28, 2015

    Once a year during the summer months, the remote and quiet Franken Kaserne near Marktbergel in Middle Franconia turns into Camp Lachenwald, the annual USA Girl Scout summer camp.

  • Marshall Center library's newest donation showcases maritime piracy

    Jul 27, 2015

    Portuguese navy officer donates book on maritime piracy to the Research Library of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

  • Ansbach BOSS hosts first formal military ball

    Jul 27, 2015

    USAG Ansbach BOSS Soldiers organized their first formal military ball at the Edelweiss in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on July 11. The agenda of the ball included many military traditions, like the posting of the colors by a color guard, the table for the fallen comrade, the toasting and cake cutting, and the grog.

  • Oberdachstetten Local Training Area: Hidden in plain sight

    Jul 24, 2015

    OBERDACHSTETTEN, Germany -- Tucked away within the northern fringe of the Frankenhöhe nature park lies a place where the decaying skeletons of the area's World War II past bear witness to 21st century Soldiers training with today's high-tech equipment on state-of-the-art training facilities.

  • Ansbach's Army Community Service celebrates half century of ACS history

    Jul 24, 2015

    The staff of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Army Community Service put together a birthday barbecue July 24, 2015 at their location at Katterbach Kaserne to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Army Community Service in the Army.

  • European Security Studied, Discussed In Special Seminar at Marshall Center

    Jul 23, 2015

    Senior U.S. and NATO officials meet at Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen to discuss threats facing NATO and the European Union.

  • USAG Bavaria Community Newsletter

    Jul 16, 2015

    The Bavaria Community Newsletter serves the military community of Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels and Garmisch. Stay informed. The newsletter is updated weekly.

  • German elementary students explore 'what is behind the wall' at the Marshall Center

    Jul 16, 2015

    More than 20 German elementary students went "behind the wall" to learn about the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

  • Shipping your POV from Germany can seem complex, but doesn't need to be complicated

    Jul 15, 2015

    Vehicle turn-in inspection standards, which follow federal regulations, are all part of the Vehicle Processing Center's meticulous and precise inspection process. Here are the steps to correctly turn in a vehicle for shipment.

  • Army entomologists release video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home

    Jul 15, 2015

    To better educate Army personnel on what they can do to protect against mosquito-borne disease, the Entomology Program of the Army Institute of Public Health has released a video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home.

  • OPM announces steps to protect workers from cyber threats

    Jul 13, 2015

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has announced the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those impacted.

  • Counterterrorism course stresses 'global team against a global threat'

    Jul 13, 2015

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

  • Command works to keep Soldiers in boots after active-duty service

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command is paving the way for Soldiers to move from active duty to the Army Reserve and National Guard in a deliberate, sensible transition that works for the individual service member while retaining skilled personnel and racking up significant savings for the Army.

  • Odierno visits Soldiers in Germany

    Jul 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited U.S. Soldiers and their commanders in the Grafenwoehr training area to talk to and listen to them, July 9.

  • High-wire troupe thrills in Garmisch

    Jul 8, 2015

    A Germany-based, family high-wire troupe entertained the Garmisch community with airborne acrobats on a high wire with bicycles, unicycles and pyramids 203 feet in the air.

  • Brazil in the middle of Europe

    Jul 8, 2015

    Every year Coburg's Samba Festival brings together performers, or Sambistas, from Brazil and all over the world, for more than 200,000 fans of the Afro-Brazilian music and dance.

  • European Parliamentarians Find Common Ground at Marshall Center to Address Threats Facing Their Nati

    Jul 6, 2015

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies hosted the "21st Transnational Security Challenge: The Role of Parliament," seminar for 15 parliamentarians from eight countries June 30 and July 1.

  • Marshall Center training strengthens transnational civil security network

    Jul 2, 2015

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies's Seminar on Transnational Civil Security graduated 55 participants from 35 countries July 1.

  • Summer vigilance: 4 things you need to know

    Jul 1, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Summer is heating up and more people are spending time outdoors. But community members are reminded to maintain appropriate force protection vigilance.

  • Protect yourself from insect and tick-borne diseases

    Jul 1, 2015

    Many insect-borne and tick-borne diseases can be prevented using a few simple protective measures.

  • Practice fireworks safety year-round

    Jul 1, 2015

    Remember to practice fireworks safety year-round to avoid unnecessary injury!

  • Summertime means the start of skin protection season

    Jul 1, 2015

    It is important to safeguard against the sun's harmful rays to protect yourself and your skin.

  • Marshall Center, Garmisch Community celebrate 1st LGBT Color Run

    Jun 30, 2015

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies' Equal Opportunity Diversity Observances Committee and the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria -- Garmisch Community celebrate the Department of Defense's first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month observance with a Color Run/Walk June 26 at the softball fields on Artillery Kaserne.

  • Cookie sales bring help to the hungry

    Jun 29, 2015

    Hohenfels Girl Scout Brownie's donate money and supplies to help the needy in Poland.

  • Infantry division participates in Exercise Combined Resolve IV

    Jun 29, 2015

    After nearly a month of training, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, the regionally-aligned brigade to Europe, used all of its knowledge gained from previous training and exercises to execute a combined arms live-fire exercise in Germany, June 25.

  • U.S. Army Europe on display at Rheinland-Pfalz Tag

    Jun 28, 2015

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Reserve's 7th Civil Support Command and several active-duty units from U.S. Army Europe 's 21st Theater Sustainment Command took part in the annual Rheinland-Pfalz state fair in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

  • IMCOM starting Voluntary Placement Program

    Jun 26, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (June 24, 2015) -- The Installation Management Command's new Voluntary Placement Program will give first consideration to internal employees wishing to move overseas or return to the continental U.S. from an overseas position.

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade tests new heavy equipment drop zone in northern Italy

    Jun 26, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade conducted a demonstration of the brigade's airdrop capabilities by parachuting a military Humvee from a U.S. Air Force C-130 for Italian civic and military leaders at Frida IV Drop Zone near Dandalo, Italy, June 25.

  • ACS celebrates 50 years with essay contest

    Jun 26, 2015

    A new certification program launching soon at Fort Campbell will give transitioning Soldiers another option for a solid post-Army career.

  • Marshall Center participant sees how Germany's rescue teams care for injured

    Jun 25, 2015

    Participants from 35 countries attending the Marshall Center's Seminar on Transnational Civil Security learned how Germany's rescue teams care for injured.

  • SDDC provides claims info for damaged, delayed personal property shipments

    Jun 25, 2015

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois, (June 24, 2015) -- Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Personal Property directorate sent an advisory today to all Personal Property Shipping Offices and Department of Defense Household Goods Approved Transportation Service Providers containing important information about the claims process for damaged or delayed personal property and personally owned vehicle shipments.

  • Muppets help Military families deal with PCS and more

    Jun 24, 2015

    Sesame Street is coming to installations across Europe this summer as part of the 2015 Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families.

  • Defense secretary to visit Army's Grafenwoehr training area

    Jun 22, 2015

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Germany, Estonia and Belgium this week to hold bilateral and multilateral meetings with European defense ministers and to participate in his first NATO ministerial as defense secretary, senior defense officials said today.

  • US tanks flown across Europe for training

    Jun 22, 2015

    M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks were flown, via a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Burgas, Bulgaria, where they were transported to Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, June 20 - 22.

  • Marshall Center celebrates 240th Army Birthday

    Jun 19, 2015

    Soldiers at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies hosted a 240th U.S. Army Birthday celebration.

  • Army paratroopers take beach during exercise

    Jun 19, 2015

    U.S. Army paratroopers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, participated in a joint, combined amphibious and air assault from ships in the Baltic Sea here as part of Exercise Baltic Operations 2015, June 17.

  • 2nd Cav. Regt. Soldiers attend 'Stryker University'

    Jun 18, 2015

    Soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment are attending the Army's only Stryker Common Chassis Sustainment Maintenance course, which began this week at Vilseck, Germany. This is the first iteration of the course which will occur quarterly.