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  • Was ist los in Franken? Feb. 12, 2016

    Feb 12, 2016

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

  • Army Reserve offers $25,000 bonus for most warrant officer specialties

    Feb 9, 2016

    The Army Reserve needs more warrant officers, a senior leader told 7th Mission Support Command Soldiers.

  • Wolfpack Soldiers raise bar during exercise

    Feb 9, 2016

    Through a steady fall of rain and then snow, Soldiers, assigned to 3rd Squadron (Wolfpack), 2nd Cavalry Regiment, performed a live-fire squad exercise on Tapa Training Area, Tapa, Estonia, Feb. 3.

  • Time is on their side: TSC recognizes millennium of Civilian service

    Feb 8, 2016

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command recognized over 30 Department of the Army Civilian employees for their years of successful government service during a ceremony held at the Kaiserslautern Community Action Center on Danenner Kaserne Feb. 3.

  • Torun welcomes artillery Soldiers during Dragoon Shock

    Feb 8, 2016

    A mother and child out for a morning walk turned to face the direction of sirens howling through the city center of downtown Torun, Poland, Feb. 6.

  • Soldiers spend day in Poland during Exercise Freedom Shock

    Feb 8, 2016

    Troopers, assigned to Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, participated in a military vehicle and equipment static display alongside their Polish soldier counterparts within the Old Town area of Torun, Poland, Feb. 6.

  • 7th MSC/21st TSC teach tactical combatives to Soldiers; Airmen

    Feb 7, 2016

    Modern Army Combatives instructors from the 7th Mission Support Command and 21st Theater Sustainment Command taught more than a dozen Soldiers and Airmen, Army Level II combatives Jan. 25-Feb. 5, 2016.

  • Army Europe highlights interoperability at communications conference

    Feb 5, 2016

    Signal, cyber and communications experts from industry, government and the militaries of several NATO allied and partner nations gathered together for the 9th annual Mobile Deployable Communications Conference in Warsaw, Poland, Feb. 4-5.

  • 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.

  • She saves cemeteries, one at a time

    Feb 5, 2016

    DAENNER KASERNE, Kaserslautern, Germany -- A Louisiana woman's goal is to save as many cemeteries as she can.

  • 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.

  • Will you be ready?

    Feb 4, 2016

    Preparing for an Epic Event. A preview of Anakonda 2016.

  • Sky Soldier engineers build fighting positions, support Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 4, 2016

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Paratroopers from the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade participates in U.S. Army Europe's Exercise Allied Spirit IV at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center Jan. 10 through Feb 5, 2016.

  • Finance Soldiers enable readiness for 2nd Cavalry Regiment

    Feb 4, 2016

    Finance Soldiers, of Alpha Detachment, 106th Financial Management Support Unit, 16th Special Troops Battalion, demonstrated their ability to deploy financial management support teams and provide first-rate support to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment during an exercise held at Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, Jan. 28.

  • 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.

  • Pig prototype makes its debut at Allied Spirit IV

    Feb 3, 2016

    A life-like farm animal is being used for simulated chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive (CBRN-E) training at a multinational exercise.

  • 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.

  • Track Dragoon Shock using the "2CR Shock Vlog"

    Feb 2, 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.

  • 21st TSC enlisted leaders launch path-breaking 'NIMS' campaign

    Feb 2, 2016

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Around 60 participants from across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and top Army junior leadership authorities broke new ground in the "Not in my Squad" campaign during an "empowerment" event held Jan. 27-29 at the Vogelweh Military Complex.

  • "School matters:" Parent-Teacher conferences keep communication open

    Feb 2, 2016

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Parent-teacher conferences in the Kaiserslautern area are scheduled for Feb. 9, and school officials and key leaders strongly encourage parents to attend.

  • Vollrath award ceremony recognized top human resources personnel throughout U.S. Army Europe

    Feb 2, 2016

    Four Soldiers and one Department of the Army civilian were recognized at U.S. Army Europe Headquarters, Jan. 28, for their excellence in human resources at Army Europe's 6th Annual Frederick E. Vollrath Awards ceremony.

  • ARECs ensure US Army Reserve is engaged on the world stage

    Feb 2, 2016

    What does it mean to have a U.S. Army Reserve force, globally engaged, impacting the far reaches of the world?

  • More green in 2016: COLA set to increase in the KMC

    Feb 1, 2016

    Service members in the Kaiserslautern Military Community can expect their wallets to feel a bit thicker this February as the cost of living allowance-better known as "COLA"-increases for Germany.

  • US, Lithuanian Soldiers come together for training

    Feb 1, 2016

    Soldiers, from the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and Lithuanian Duke Vaidotas Mechanized Infantry Battalion, braved cold, wet conditions to complete team leader training at Rukla, Lithuania, Jan. 25-28.

  • Foreign Area Officers learn from the experts at Monterey language school

    Feb 1, 2016

    It takes cooperation to solve international problems such as Ebola in Liberia, the Syrian refugee crisis, island disputes in the South China Sea or how best to deal with ISIL, but Foreign Area Officers are up to the task.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Iron Wolf military-to-military interaction

    Jan 29, 2016

    Soldiers, from the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, and the Lithuanian Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Iron Wolf" conducted a military-to-military interaction to discuss their respective nations' tactical operations centers capabilities, processes, and procedures, Jan. 26.

  • Friendly competition fosters partnership in Poland

    Jan 29, 2016

    When the snow in Konotop, Poland melts, what is left in its place can be best described as mud soup.

  • 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.

  • Martial arts students gain self-defense skills, confidence

    Jan 28, 2016

    People study martial arts for various reasons, according to Wiesbaden's Tang Soo Do instructor. These include self-defense, enhancing overall mental and physical health, and gaining self-confidence. Sherry Woodward, a Black Belt in the traditional Korean martial art, military veteran and Department of the Army civilian with the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, said her lifelong relationship with Tang Soo Do has been rewarding -- both as a student and as a teacher.

  • 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."

  • "Victory Medics" Prepare for MEDSHOCK Exercise

    Jan 27, 2016

    SEMBACH, Gemany -- A "no-notice" alert put medical support leaders and Soldiers to the test as elements of the 30th Medical Brigade mobilized Jan. 23- 26 for "MEDSHOCK," an exercise designed to test readiness capabilities and medical interoperability with Bundeswehr Airborne Role 1 and Bundeswehr Sanität (medical branch) Role 2 medical assets.

  • 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.

  • Opening ceremony sets the stage for Polish, American interoperability ahead

    Jan 26, 2016

    One American soldier and one Polish soldier stood bearing their country's respective colors before a vast formation of the two allied nations, symbolizing the partnership strengthened by Operation Atlantic Resolve. Soldiers of both armies stood together in the snow on the morning of Jan. 18, commemorating the interoperability exercises to come during an opening of training ceremony in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland.

  • 173rd Sky Soldiers airdrop shark, train for contingencies

    Jan 25, 2016

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade airdropped a 'Shark' mobile communications Humvee from a C-130 Hercules aircraft onto Frida IV Drop Zone near Dandalo, Italy, January 21.

  • Army Europe personnel discuss European security challenges with college students in US

    Jan 25, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Several U.S. Army Europe personnel discussed European security challenges with students, military fellows and faculty members at Boston-area colleges, Jan. 21.

  • 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.

  • Alliance, endurance on display at Exercise Allied Spirit IV

    Jan 24, 2016

    More than 2,400 service members from seven nations are conducting tactical training in the cold and snowy conditions of Bavaria, Germany, during Exercise Allied Spirit IV.

  • Bulgaria's former deputy defense chief inducted into War College's Hall of Fame

    Jan 23, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Bulgaria's former deputy chief of defense and former commander of the Bulgarian Land Forces was inducted into the U.S. Army War College's International Fellows Hall of Fame, Jan. 7.

  • 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.

  • Sky Soldiers, special operations intelligence specialists refine skills during combined training

    Jan 22, 2016

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the 10th Special Forces Group began Exercise Wolfenstein, a 22-day signal intelligence training event in Germany, Jan. 5, 2016.

  • USACE assists Benelux with consolidation, transformation

    Jan 22, 2016

    European Infrastructure Consolidation, a process announced by the Department of Defense last January to save the U.S. government approximately $500 million annually, is transforming and consolidating installations throughout Europe, including U.S. Army Garrison Benelux, by 2022.

  • 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.

  • USAREUR Chief of Staff visits 6981st CSG

    Jan 22, 2016

    Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal, U.S. Army Europe chief of staff, visited with members of the 6981st Civilian Support Group Jan. 20, 2016 at their headquarters at Germersheim Army Depot, Germany.

  • Network interoperability key to common operating picture

    Jan 22, 2016

    Working to address aspects of coalition mission command interoperability, senior Army leaders recently participated in an executive level site visit at Joint Multi-National Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • 16th Sustainment keeps units moving across Europe

    Jan 22, 2016

    Last year, there were 51 battalion-size and higher exercises throughout Europe, including one in Ukraine, with the focus of assuring allies and deterring Russian aggression, Col. Michelle Letcher said.

  • Milley assesses 'aggressive' Russia, others, as challenges for US, ally security

    Jan 22, 2016

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley has always said readiness is his No. 1 priority. The Army has a legal and moral obligation, he said, to be prepared. During a presentation Jan. 21, the general laid out some ideas of what he believes the Army must be ready for - some examples of why readiness is important.

  • Big Windy conducts whiteout environmental training

    Jan 21, 2016

    A CH-47 Chinook Helicopter from Hotel Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, "Big Windy," conducted environmental qualifications and sling-load training at Katterbach Army Airfield, Jan. 20, 2016.

  • U.S Ambassador of Poland Speaks

    Jan 20, 2016

    U.S. Ambassador of Poland, Mr. Paul Jones, speaks on the successful execution of exercise "Panther Assurance." Panther Assurance was designed to rapidly deploy 5-7 Air Defense Artillery out of Baumholder, Germany and into position in Poland working along side Polish ADA assets. Video taken by Staff Sgt. Antonio Vincent

  • Patriot Shock exercise compares Polish, US missile capabilities

    Jan 20, 2016

    The 35th Air Defense Squadron (Poland) demonstrates various capabilities to U.S. 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery. The systems that were part of the exercise included the 5W27D Newa rocket/missile, launcher W125 SC Anti-missile system, 23mm anti-aircraft weapon system, and a vehicle decontamination demonstration.

  • U.S. citizens released from Iranian prison recover at LRMC

    Jan 20, 2016

    Three U.S. citizens recently released from detention in Iran arrived at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center late evening January 17 and have begun their reintegration process.

  • 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment equipment arrives in Lithuania

    Jan 20, 2016

    Soldiers, assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, received more than 50 vehicles, to include 17 Stryker combat vehicles during a rail offload operation at Gaiziunai, Lithuania, Jan. 15.

  • 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.

  • New IMCOM commander challenges employees to be agile

    Jan 19, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl, held a workforce town hall for U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart military and civilian employees at the Patch Barracks Chapel Jan. 14.

  • MWR encourages Soldiers, Families to express their creativity

    Jan 19, 2016

    For some, creating whimsical works of art is as natural as breathing. But for others, the thought of taking pen or brush to canvas can be daunting.

  • Paratroopers jump in to a special Ukrainian holiday

    Jan 19, 2016

    Neither the subzero temperatures outside or the snow couldn't stop soldiers from taking a dip in freezing cold water as paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group Ukraine celebrate the final day of the Christmas season, called Epiphany, Jan. 19, 2016, in Vereshchytsya, Ukraine.

  • Efficient missile capabilities showcased during Patriot Shock exercise

    Jan 16, 2016

    Polish and American soldiers jovially marched on icy paths through snowy woods while exchanging patches and discussing job similarities during the week of Jan. 13-17, in Skwierzyna, Poland.

  • USAG Stuttgart professionals recognized during IMCOM Commander visit

    Jan 15, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl, commander of U.S. Army Installation Management Command visited U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart for the first time since assuming command Nov. 4, 2015. Dahl participated in USAG Stuttgart's quarterly workforce engagement meeting, speaking to military and civilian personnel, recognizing Stuttgart's top professionals, at the Patch Barracks Chapel, Jan. 14, 2016.

  • MRSA Outbreak at German Hospital in Wiesbaden Prompts TRICARE Alert

    Jan 15, 2016

  • Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Goes Tobacco Free Feb. 1

    Jan 14, 2016

  • Air defense unit brings the heat to Patriot Shock

    Jan 14, 2016

    Soldiers assigned to A Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Brigade began setup of M901 Patriot Launching Stations, tactical operations center and training area for Panther Assurance, an interoperability deployment readiness exercise, Jan. 13, at Skwierzyna, Poland.

  • 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.

  • A BTRY, 5-7 ADA convoys from Baumholder, Germany, to Poland

    Jan 12, 2016

    Soldiers assigned to Alpha Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment depart the 5-7 ADA motor pool at Baumholder, Germany, on Jan. 11, 2016. The battery will conduct a 900-kilometer convoy to Skwierzyna, Poland, in support of Operation Panther Assurance II.

  • Country hopping cavalry unit unloads train before training

    Jan 12, 2016

    Snow and fog were no obstacle for Soldiers returning to Poland from Vilseck, Germany, as they conducted railhead operations for a second training rotation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, Jan. 11.

  • 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.

  • Multinational soldiers work together in vehicle recovery

    Jan 12, 2016

    Multinational forces, from the United States, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg, deployed as part of NATO's Kosovo Force peace support mission, concluded a multi-day vehicle recovery operation for a water truck that slid off an icy mountain road outside Prizren, Kosovo, Jan. 2.

  • 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.

  • RHCE CG receives France's highest award

    Jan 8, 2016

    The Regional Health Command Europe commanding general received France's highest award during a ceremony Jan. 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany.

  • 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.

  • Commander: Russia's actions require new approach in Europe

    Jan 6, 2016

    For two decades, the United States "hugged the bear" in Europe, but that has to change, the commander of U.S. European Command said.

  • Military community asked to take antiterrorism survey

    Jan 6, 2016

    The Department of the Army's antiterrorism branch has released an anonymous and voluntary 'micro' survey to broadly measure antiterrorism awareness across the Army.

  • Russia naming US a threat does not change Dunford's perspective

    Jan 5, 2016

    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters traveling with him here that a new Russian national security strategy document naming the United States as a threat does not change his perception of the threat posed by Russia.

  • 21st Theater Sustainment Command Best of 2015

    Jan 5, 2016

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command is U.S. Army Europe's Lead organization for all sustainment activities including logistics support, transportation, combat sustainment, human resources, finance, contracting and other areas in the field of sustainment. The 21st TSC also serves as the responsible headquarters for USAREUR's military police, medical and sustainment brigades, providing combat engineers and military police to partnership training and other operations in support of USAREUR, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Central Command.

  • Troops wrap Operation Atlantic Resolve rotation at Coleman

    Jan 5, 2016

    Cold drizzle fell on Staff Sgt. Christopher Couture's face as he checked inventory paperwork on the front slope of an M1A2 Abrams tank at Coleman Worksite.

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade to join Exercise Allied Spirit IV

    Jan 5, 2016

    U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade, alongside more than 2,200 participants from six NATO countries, will participate in Exercise Allied Spirit IV at the Army's Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany, Jan. 10 - Feb. 5.

  • Alabama contracting team supports humanitarian needs in the Balkans

    Jan 4, 2016

    Deploying to Kosovo has proven to be much more than soliciting, awarding and managing construction projects and high-value equipment purchases for the National Guard's 1960th Contracting Team.

  • Hungarian troops lead Spartan 300 fitness challenge in Kosovo

    Jan 4, 2016

    Hungarian soldiers deployed as part of NATO's Kosovo Force peace support mission hosted the Spartan 300 Team Workout Challenge, an advanced fitness competition for U.S., Polish and Portuguese Soldiers, at Camp Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Kosovo, Dec. 19.

  • US military construction set to ramp up in Poland

    Dec 30, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates breaking ground on another Aegis Ashore complex by next summer as attention turns toward Phase III of the European Phased Adaptive Approach to ballistic missile defense on Redzikowo Air Base.

  • Kosovo Force hands Camp Cabra land back to local landowners outside Zubin-Potok

    Dec 30, 2015

    U.S. Army and Swiss Soldiers, assigned to NATO's Kosovo Force peace support mission, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Zupce, Kosovo, Dec. 21, to mark the changeover of land back to its local owners.

  • Soldiers on duty Christmas Day receive surprise visit from Red Cross

    Dec 29, 2015

    For Spc. Charles Smith, Staff Sgt. Yolisma Cisneros and Spc. Marc Lopez, who were working at the Baumholder Installation Duty Office on Christmas Day, Santa Claus showed up bearing goodies and a little technology. Kimberly Chromicz, assistant station manager for the local Red Cross and several Red Cross volunteers, showed up while they were on duty and presented them with gift packages from Amazon. The packages included several goodies and an Amazon Fire HD6 tablet.

  • US, Romania complete construction on missile defense complex

    Dec 29, 2015

    U.S. and Romanian officials inaugurated the new Aegis Ashore Phase II radar site and missile battery during a ceremony in Bucharest, Dec. 18, declaring it "technically capable."

  • Brass quintet charms community

    Dec 23, 2015

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus, Brass Quintet, bring sounds of holiday music to residents of Vicenza Military Community, Dec. 16-18, here. The USAREUR quintet traveled from Sembach, Germany, their home station, to play music during U.S. Army Africa's holiday party, held Dec. 18. They used the event as an opportunity to boost community morale within VMC.