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  • USAG Ansbach SHARP program seeks equitable treatment, dignity for all

    Dec 1, 2015

    The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, program was created for Soldiers, Family members and Department of the Army civilians to provide a focused and concerted effort that includes prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and accountability.

  • Was ist los in Franken? Nov. 27, 2015

    Nov 27, 2015

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

  • National Guard Bureau leaders visit troops in Kosovo

    Nov 25, 2015

    U.S. Service members supporting NATO's peacekeeping mission in Kosovo represent the military force that America needs today, said the chief of the National Guard Bureau during a visit with troops stationed at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, Nov. 24.

  • KMC gives thanks, Thanksgiving meals to young troops

    Nov 24, 2015

    Senior enlisted leaders from across the Kaiserslautern Military Community distributed Thanksgiving care packages to junior Army and Air Force personnel Nov. 21 at the Vogelweh Commissary in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Marshall Center counterterrorism alumni study how to deal with foreign fighters

    Nov 24, 2015

    Almost 80 counterterrorism alumni from 44 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America attended the Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop: "Perspectives on Countering Foreign Terrorist Fighters" held Nov. 16 to 19 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

  • 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment Soldiers visit Dracula's Castle

    Nov 23, 2015

    Soldiers with the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment take downtime to learn of the history of Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle and Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania They also explored the town of Brasov.

  • Gifts from Griffins receives over 3,000 donations

    Nov 23, 2015

    Soldiers and Family members from 12th Combat Aviation Brigade came together to collect gifts for the Diakonie Neuendettelsau Orphanage and food items for the Landstuhl Fisher House, November 20-22, 2015, at the Ansbach AAFES Post Exchange and Commissary.

  • Exercise Iron Sword 2015 comes to an end

    Nov 23, 2015

    Over 2,000 Soldiers from 10 NATO countries participated in Iron Sword 2015, the largest annual training exercise in Lithuania from 9-20 Nov.

  • The Eyes and Ears of Every Unit

    Nov 23, 2015

    Depending on someone else for their eyes and ears sounds like it could be very frustrating, but for a group of well-trained soldiers, this is their job.

  • Exercise Iron Sword ends in Lithuania

    Nov 21, 2015

    Exercise Iron Sword, Lithuania's largest national defense field exercise of 2015, officially came to an end during a ceremony at General Silvestras Zukauskas training area in Pabrade, Lithuania, Nov. 20.

  • Planting Trees for a Better Romania

    Nov 21, 2015

    Soldiers, Sailors and Marines helped a community plant trees in a country wide effort to prevent deforestation. All are currently stationed at Mahail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania in support of operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • Marshall Center Honors 'First Americans'

    Nov 20, 2015

    George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Equal Opportunity Diversity Observances Committee hosted a National American Indian Heritage Month event held Nov. 20 at the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria -- Garmisch Community Chapel on Sheridan Kaserne in Garmisch-Partkenkirchen, 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

  • Baumholder BOSS earns Best Teamwork award

    Nov 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Baumholder BOSS program was presented the Best Teamwork award for 2014-2015 during the recent 2015 BOSS training at the Shades of Green Army Resort in Orlando, FL Oct. 1.

  • Exchange debuts Krispy Kreme at U.S. bases in Europe

    Nov 17, 2015

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, known to troops now simply as the Exchange, has an agreement with North Carolina-based Krispy Kreme to produce the donuts in Germany and sell them at the Express stores on post

  • Germans, Americans remember victims of war and violence together in Ansbach

    Nov 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander joined a delegation of USAG Ansbach Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment Soldiers and members of American Legion Post 1982 as they participated in the Volkstrauertag ceremony in Ansbach Nov. 15 representing the U.S. Army and the American community.

  • Speed and Power

    Nov 17, 2015

    Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment conduct tank gunnery with the Polish Army.

  • Marines Enhance Soldiers' Combative Knowledge

    Nov 17, 2015

    Marines in the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine teach Army soldiers the basics of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, also known as MCMAP. All are currently stationed at Mahail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania in support of operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • Apache Troop Stays Sharp at Novo Selo Range

    Nov 17, 2015

    Footage of Apache and Delta Troop Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles Hone Their Skills at Novo Selo Training Center, Bulgaria.

  • 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Motar Team Training in Bulgaria

    Nov 17, 2015

    Footage of 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment Troopers as they break out the M-1064A3 Mortar Carriers and send some rounds down-range at Novo Selo Training Center, Bulgaria.

  • DOD announces travel restrictions to France

    Nov 17, 2015

    U.S. European Command has put in place travel restrictions to France that apply to all DOD personnel.

  • Wiesbaden CYSS programs receive near perfect marks

    Nov 16, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Achieving a near perfect score is no small achievement. It's even more impressive when one considers that inspectors took a hard look at 1,813 individual areas in Wiesbaden Child, Youth and School Services facilities to come up with a score of 99.33 out of a possible 100 total. "Unofficially, we were told that that is the best in Europe and most likely also the highest score on an Army Higher Headquarters Inspection in the Army," said Petra Rohr, Wiesbaden CYSS program operations specialist.

  • Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic earns 'gold star' status for safety

    Nov 16, 2015

    The Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic was recognized Nov. 13, during an Army & Occupational Health Star Site award ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany, marking the clinic as one of the best in the Army.

  • Army Reserve Civil Support Team welcomes new leadership

    Nov 5, 2015

    HALLE, Belgium - Soldiers from the 773rd Civil Support Team bid farewell to Lt. Col. Sandy Sadler and welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. U. L. Armstrong, during an Oct. 30 change of command ceremony held at a fire station near Brussels.

  • Pennsylvania Army National Guard provides key support at Trident Juncture 15

    Nov 5, 2015

    Approximately 20 Pennsylvania Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 213th Regional Support Group (RSG) are taking part in Exercise Trident Juncture 15 in Spain, working as a vital asset in the exercise's tactical operations center.

  • Army Reserve partners with Belgian firefighters for CBRN training

    Nov 5, 2015

    A 7th Mission Support Command unit, the 773rd CST is made up of Soldiers who survey potential Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear hazards. They spent last week of October in the suburbs of Brussels taking part in CBRN Week -- a training event where the team honed their ability to employ highly sensitive and technical equipment to identify toxins and strengthened a longstanding partnership with Belgian firefighters.

  • Civil Support Team commander takes a look back

    Nov 5, 2015

    The outgoing 773rd Civil Support Team commander, Lt. Col. Sandy Sadler, discusses CBRN Week 2015 in Belgium, how his team supports USAREUR and the accomplishments of his Soldiers during his time in command.

  • Trident Juncture 15: Multinational training builds strength

    Nov 5, 2015

    U.S., Spanish and German Soldiers conducted a fast-paced vehicle obstacle breach together, Nov. 3, at Exercise Trident Juncture 15 in Spain as part of the overall live-action portion of the exercise.

  • NATO senior members, distinguished visitors come to Trident Juncture

    Nov 5, 2015

    Exercise Trident Juncture 15 welcomed senior leaders from across NATO allied and partner nations, Nov. 4, during a distinguished visitors day to demonstrate the land capabilities of the alliance.

  • Students "Face-Off" with Halloween horror show

    Nov 4, 2015

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

  • New 4ID Mission Command Element gets network infrastructure upgrades

    Nov 3, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of U.S. Army Europe, has said on a number of occasions, "If I can't communicate, then I can't command." The same holds true for the 4th Infantry Division as it establishes a new Mission Command Element (MCE) at Smith Barracks in Baumholder, Germany. In order to provide effective mission command over Regionally Allocated Forces (RAF) operating throughout Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, the new command center needs the network infrastructure to be able to communicate.

  • Latvian Civilians, Cadets, U.S. Counterparts Conquer Competition

    Nov 3, 2015

    Most Friday nights, civilian university students are not out in the woods being fired at by blank rounds. For teams competing in the Cadet Path competition, that is just part of what they encountered during the two day competition, which began on Oct. 30, 2015.

  • 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.

  • Baumholder hosts first ever functional fitness competition

    Nov 3, 2015

    After a day of deadlifts, rowing, tire flips kettle bell swings and an array of other athletic disciplines, Baumholder's functional fitness team outperformed the Kaiserslautern team and captured the trophy in the first ever functional fitness competition in Baumholder Oct. 24.

  • 3-69 AR Successfully Launches into Atlantic Resolve

    Nov 3, 2015

    Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division participate in an M320 grenade launcher range at a training area near Tallinn.

  • Bayonet Thrust: Allied assurance in action

    Nov 2, 2015

    U.S. Army paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, along with allies from the Polish army's 21st Podhale Rifles Brigade conducted a combined public event here Oct 27, 2015, showcasing the strength of the partnership between the two nations.

  • Bayonet Thrust: Enabling allies through professional relationships

    Nov 2, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade completed the final leg of Operation Bayonet Thrust, a week-long, multinational convoy after five months training in Lithuania, when they arrived at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy, the evening of Oct. 30, 2015.

  • Operation Bayonet Thrust: Strength through partnership

    Nov 2, 2015

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

  • USAREUR commander visits Baumholder

    Nov 2, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, U.S. Army in Europe commander, visited Baumholder Oct. 30.

  • Sky Soldier's new engineer battalion integrates seamlessly

    Nov 2, 2015

    Paratroopers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, were in Slovenia from Oct. 16 - 21 in support of Exercise Rock Proof V, a combined-arms exercise between U.S. and Slovenian Soldiers.

  • Lithuania-based Sky Soldiers convoy home

    Nov 2, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade began a multinational convoy of more than 2,600 kilometers home to Italy Oct. 24, 2015, after a five-month rotation in Lithuania in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • National Guard Soldiers train with Latvia forces at Trident Juncture 15

    Nov 2, 2015

    The National Guard's State Partnership Program is bearing fruit at the largest NATO exercise to take place in more than 20 years - Exercise Trident Juncture 15.

  • Baumholder based 5-7 ADA Soldier dies in vehicle accident

    Oct 31, 2015

    A 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Soldier assigned to 5th Battalion 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, died near Baumholder, Germany, Oct. 29. U.S. Army Sgt. Marvin L. Barbour, 39, was pronounced dead at the hospital from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident.

  • Equipment Arrives in Latvia by Train

    Oct 31, 2015

    Equipment belonging to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division continues to arrive in the port in Liepaja, Latvia on October 27, 2015.

  • 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.

  • Citizen-Soldiers mentor female IT students in Kosovo

    Oct 29, 2015

    Kosovo college students participating in the Females in Information Technology program met with a panel of six U.S. Army citizen-Soldiers, serving with the Kosovo Force peace support mission, for a session on navigating a solid and successful career in IT, Oct. 22 at Pristina's American University in Kosovo.

  • Mission-ready: Allies equip troops for success in Germany

    Oct 29, 2015

    Soldiers, assigned to the 66th Transportation Company, 39th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), part of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 16th Sustainment Brigade, provided essential movement control support as allied personnel issued European Activity Set gear to combat-ready Soldiers, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, throughout October at Coleman Barracks.

  • Bayonet Thrust: Communications, maintenance readiness put to the test

    Oct 29, 2015

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade crossed over from Slovakia to Hungary at the border point here Oct. 28, 2015, on the seventh day of Operation Bayonet Thrust, the multinational convoy heading home to Vicenza, Italy, after a five-month rotation in Lithuania, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, the United States' continued commitment to European security.

  • Purple Gala focuses on domestic violence prevention

    Oct 28, 2015

    Domestic violence is an issue that tears at the heart of Army values and good order. To bring attention to this issue and celebrate the lives of survivors of domestic violence, the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz held a Purple Gala evening Oct. 23 at Baumholder's Rheinlander Convention Center.

  • German -- American shooting competition targets friendship

    Oct 28, 2015

    Hunters test their long-range skills against each other.

  • Garrison improves Army Family Action Plan responsiveness

    Oct 28, 2015

    Two major changes to the Army Family Action Plan format at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz allow submitters to raise issues year-round instead of once a year, and ensure that every single issue is forwarded to region level.

  • Senior US, European land forces leaders discuss strategies

    Oct 28, 2015

    Senior land forces commanders from more than 30 European partner nations, the United States and Canada convened here to discuss the future of cooperative European security operations during the 23rd Annual Conference of European Armies, Oct. 26-28.

  • 3-69 Equipment Arrives in Lithuania

    Oct 28, 2015

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

  • Military youths learn new skills, develop talents with SKIESUnlimited Program

    Oct 27, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Jamin Jones concentrates as he scans his teacher's notes and then confidently plays a series of eighth notes on his snare and hi-hat. The 8-year-old drum student is one of many Wiesbaden military community youths learning a new skill through Child, Youth and School Services' SKIES (Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills) Unlimited Program.

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

    Oct 26, 2015

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

  • 4ID MCE moves to Baumholder, Germany

    Oct 26, 2015

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

  • New partnership: Working together means more than just badges

    Oct 24, 2015

    A newly-formalized partnership will help a German Bundeswehr clinic and a U.S. Army Reserve unit learn from each other and work together.

  • Operation Bayonet Thrust brings Sky Soldiers home

    Oct 23, 2015

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

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

    Oct 23, 2015

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

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

    Oct 23, 2015

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

  • Signaleers come together for USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Orange Call

    Oct 23, 2015

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

  • 12th CAB holds inaugural functional fitness challenge

    Oct 23, 2015

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

  • Albania telemedicine network fully connected

    Oct 23, 2015

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

  • Best Squad Competition tests mental and physical determination

    Oct 22, 2015

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

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

    Oct 22, 2015

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

  • Germany claims European Best Squad title

    Oct 22, 2015

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

  • 7th MSC hosts town hall with USAR CXO

    Oct 22, 2015

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

  • Bundeswehr Soldiers Join Hohenfels' OPFOR

    Oct 22, 2015

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

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

    Oct 22, 2015

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

  • Service members join European Best Squad Competition

    Oct 21, 2015

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

  • Bayonet Thrust: Sky Soldiers to return home from Baltics

    Oct 21, 2015

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

  • Former Soldiers return to Hohenfels after four decades

    Oct 21, 2015

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

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

    Oct 21, 2015

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

  • Army installations kick off voting season

    Oct 21, 2015

    The U.S. Constitution mentions numerous rights that America's forefathers believed every citizen should have. One of those rights is mentioned in the Constitution more than any other - the right to vote.

  • Operation Atlantic Resolve expands to Hungary

    Oct 21, 2015

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

  • Tanks, Bradleys back in the Baltics

    Oct 21, 2015

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

  • 16th Sustainment troops fuel Trident Juncture

    Oct 20, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers based in Germany helped launch the largest NATO exercise in two decades by initiating vehicle fueling operations in eastern Spain, Oct. 8.

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

    Oct 20, 2015

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

  • European Best Squad Competition kicks off

    Oct 19, 2015

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

  • Soldiers join multinational fuel company for Trident Juncture

    Oct 19, 2015

    Joining French army counterparts near Lyon, France, Oct. 5, 515th Transportation Company Soldiers then completed a 700-mile convoy from Smith Barracks, Germany, to the Joint Logistics Support Group headquarters near Zaragoza, Spain, for Trident Juncture 2015.

  • 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.

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

    Oct 17, 2015

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

  • 'Desert Rogues' on the move

    Oct 17, 2015

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

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

    Oct 16, 2015

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

  • Landstuhl Company wins garrison Best Barracks

    Oct 16, 2015

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

  • Sky Soldiers, French paratroopers conduct combined parachute operation

    Oct 16, 2015

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

  • Blackfoot Co. earns Best Barracks

    Oct 15, 2015

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

  • More sustainers needed in Eastern Europe, 21st Theater Sustainment Command leaders say

    Oct 14, 2015

    With U.S. forces deployed from Latvia to the Ukraine to help allies counter the fear of Russian aggression, more sustainment capabilities are needed in Europe, according to 21st Theater Sustainment Command leaders.

  • Security enterprise helps train Armenian medics

    Oct 14, 2015

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

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

    Oct 14, 2015

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

  • Sky Soldier NCOs study historical battlefields, apply lessons learned

    Oct 13, 2015

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

  • US Army, Lithuanian Land Forces partner for training

    Oct 13, 2015

    The 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team recently held Operation Eagle Shock, a combined arms, live-fire exercise in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, Oct. 8-14.

  • European Activity Set equipment heads to Trident Juncture

    Oct 13, 2015

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

  • Greywolf staff supports UK Army exercise

    Oct 9, 2015

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

  • 12th CAB's Gunslinger Battalion Reflagged

    Oct 8, 2015

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

  • Scout platoon comes together as a team

    Oct 8, 2015

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

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

    Oct 7, 2015

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

  • Garrison leaders commit themselves to outstanding customer, employee support

    Oct 6, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Garrison leaders recommitted themselves to outstanding customer and employee support during Customer Appreciation Day Sept. 30. The afternoon-long event, held at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center, featured free food and bowling, a live broadcast by American Forces Network Wiesbaden, a host of giveaways and special recognition of some of the community's outstanding service providers.

  • Company trains on new fuel and water equipment

    Oct 6, 2015

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

  • US, Italian paratroopers conduct combined tactical bridging exercise

    Oct 6, 2015

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