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  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment's Battle of 73 Easting remembered

    Mar 14, 2016

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- Battle is defined as a sustained fight between large, organized armed forces while struggling tenaciously to achieve or resist something. Although this is the very definition of the word, it doesn't begin to describe what an actual battle is like for a Soldier.

  • 'Iron' Brigade begins Kosovo mission

    Mar 13, 2016

    Kosovo Force, a NATO peace support organization entering its 17th year, opened a new chapter in its history books March 10th, as National Guard Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, out of Washington, Pennsylvania, became the 21st U.S. rotation in Kosovo during a ceremony on Camp Bondsteel.

  • KMC Transition Summit offers full day-two lineup

    Mar 11, 2016

  • Marshall Center counterterrorism students delve into 'Munich Massacre' lessons learned

    Mar 11, 2016

    Seventy-six participants from 46 countries visited German Federal Police at the Munich Airport, 1972 Olympic village site and Munich SWAT team March 9 as part of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies' Program on Terrorism and Security Studies field study trip.

  • Hohenfels athlete signs with a Division I college to play soccer

    Mar 11, 2016

    With Jessie's signed letter of intent to go play at Youngstown State University, she is heading down a road of great things to come. This achievement, Jessie explains, has been a lifelong dream and she is very excited to play soccer at YSU.

  • Partners huddle at USACE workshop as construction booms in Europe

    Mar 11, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany - As the U.S. military takes steps to reassure allies over concerns about a more aggressive Russia in the east, stakeholders and project-delivery teams are tackling the largest construction program in Europe since the end of the Cold War.

  • Task Force Spearhead conducts sling load training with 173rd

    Mar 11, 2016

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (Mar. 9, 2016) -- 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, Task Force Spearhead, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, provided two UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters in support of sling load training conducted by 173rd Airborne Brigade, at Frida drop-zone, Pordenone, Italy, Mar. 9, 2016.

  • Roping in new sponsors: USAG Ansbach hosts sponsorship rodeo

    Mar 10, 2016

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held its Total Army Sponsorship Program Rodeo March 10, 2016, at the Katterbach Fitness Center to train unit, Family, and civilian sponsors on the best way to familiarize and settle newly arrived community members.

  • Iron Troop takes winter camp to new heights in Estonia

    Mar 10, 2016

    U.S. Army Iron Troop Soldiers of 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stationed out of Vilseck, Germany, took training to new heights during Exercise Winter Camp at Tapa Training Area in Estonia, Feb. 16, 2016.

  • The Investment

    Mar 9, 2016

    Soldiers from K Troop, 3/2 CAV have traveled from Drawsko Pomorski, Poland to Nowa Deba in search of more training and they were not let down. The unit has been in Poland since January in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve and have been doing great work all across the country.

  • Easter in Franconia -- time to get ovally egg-cited!

    Mar 8, 2016

    Easter Sunday is the oldest and most important holiday of Christianity, and most cultures in the world -- including that of Franconia in Germany -- celebrate the holiday in distinct ways.

  • US paratroopers demonstrate TOW system capabilities to Spanish

    Mar 8, 2016

    U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and Spanish army soldiers from the Spanish Armed Forces Airborne Brigade (BRIPAC), trained on the M41 TOW Improved Target Acquisition System, Feb. 25, 2016, during Exercise Sky Soldier 16, here.

  • VHS Winter Guard caps off inaugural season with flags, rifles and more

    Mar 8, 2016

    The winter season for high school athletics here is usually made up of basketball, wrestling and cheerleading. But this year, Vicenza High School added a new sport, Winter Guard. Known to its fans as the "Sport of the Arts," Winter Guard involves choreographed movements with different props like flags, sticks or mock rifles.

  • 'Spring forward' touches Marshall Center worldwide

    Mar 8, 2016

    Groggy Americans in the U.S. will turn their clocks forward one hour at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 13, while those in Europe will still have that extra hour of sleep until 2 a.m. Sunday, March 27, which is Easter Sunday.

  • 903rd Contracting Battalion supports Juniper Cobra 16

    Mar 7, 2016

    The 903rd Contracting Battalion's 627th Contracting Team was recently in Israel to support exercise Juniper Cobra 2016.

  • 2nd Cavalry Engineers make an impact using mine clearing line charge

    Mar 7, 2016

    Very rarely do Soldiers get the opportunity to see a mine clearing line charge (MICLIC) go off but if given the chance, most of them admit that they would be front and center watching with anticipation for the boom to happen.

  • Fort Carson unit poised to remain 'straight and stalwart,' assumes command for forward command post

    Mar 7, 2016

    CAMP MARÉCHAL DE LATTRE DE TASSIGNY, Kosovo-- Two, highly decorated U.S Army units gathered at Camp Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, to celebrate a transfer of authority ceremony between the 1st Battalion, 252nd Armor Regiment, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, and the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, March 7, 2016.

  • Bazaar-o Ansbach: Local, international vendors sell goods, crafts

    Mar 4, 2016

    The Ansbach Spouses' and Civilians' Club and USAG Ansbach Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation held the grand opening for the Near and Far Spring Bazaar March 4, 2016, at noon at Katterbach Kaserne Hangar 2.

  • 3-15 Inf. Soldiers complete final preparations for training Ukrainian army

    Mar 4, 2016

    Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division completed their final preparations for training soldiers with the Ukrainian army at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine, March 1, 2016, as part of Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine.

  • Polish army and citizens celebrate the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Drawsko Pomorskie

    Mar 4, 2016

    U.S. and Canadian soldiers joined together with the soldiers and citizens of Drawsko Pomorskie to pay tribute to the liberation of Drawsko on its 71st anniversary. Drawsko destroyed by military activities, was liberated on March 4, 1945.

  • 'The Fantasticks' lights up Wiesbaden military community stage

    Mar 3, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It's the usual story -- with a twist. Boy and girl neighbors fall in love. Their parents connive to bring them together with disastrous results. Exhilarating events ensue.

  • US, UK signal leaders meet to plan Stoney Run exercise

    Mar 3, 2016

    Leaders from the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 2nd Signal Brigade and the British Army's 250th Gurkha Signal Squadron, 30th Signal Regiment, met March 2, 2016 in Grafenwoerhr to plan for the upcoming Stoney Run exercise in June. Stoney Run is an annual, binational, signal exercise designed to test and validate communications and network capabilities, enhance interoperability and build partner capacity between the two NATO Allies.

  • Lithuanian grade schoolers tour European Activity Set-Lithuania

    Mar 3, 2016

    Lithuanian students from Siauliai public schools toured the European Activity Set-Lithuania in Mumaiciai, Feb. 23.

  • 409th CSB welcomes new CSM

    Mar 2, 2016

    SEMBACH, Germany - 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed a new Command Sgt. Maj. during a change of responsibility ceremony here.

  • Shared Understanding

    Mar 2, 2016

    Commander of K Troop, 3/2 Cavalry Regiment, Captain Thomas Duncan, speaks on the importance of "shared understanding" among NATO allies and what it takes to achieve a successful end result while training in Nowa Deba, Poland.

  • Latvian allies, cavalry troopers strengthen bonds through friendly competition

    Mar 2, 2016

    The sounds of thundering footsteps and cheering in two languages could be heard in the hall outside a domed indoor basketball stadium in Jugla, Latvia, Feb. 26. Throughout the day, screeching whistles signaled six different teams to rotate through the court during a basketball tournament between soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, and Latvian allies.

  • Saber Junction 16 to test readiness of airborne brigade

    Mar 1, 2016

    Saber Junction 16, also known as JMRC Rotation 16-04, is designed to evaluate and certify the readiness of the 173rd to conduct unified land operations (a simultaneous combination of offensive, defensive and stability missions), with an emphasis on tactical interoperability among the Allied and partner-nation forces.

  • Wiesbaden commander, mayor update community members on housing of refugees

    Mar 1, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Commander Col. Mary Martin, in partnership with host nation officials and security experts, hosted a community forum Feb. 22 at the Wiesbaden Middle School multipurpose room to address concerns and provide information about the housing of refugees in the city of Wiesbaden.

  • RHCE Telehealth saves Army $1.34 million, takes MEDCOM Wolf Pack Award

    Mar 1, 2016

    The Regional Health Command Europe Advancement of Telehealth team has been recognized by U.S. Army Medical Command with the quarterly Wolf Pack Award.

  • IMCOM-Europe public affairs offices, individuals receive command awards

    Mar 1, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Installation Management Command-Europe garrison public affairs offices, journalists and photographers earned top honors at the IMCOM-level of the 2015 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs competition.

  • Soldiers of 40th Infantry Division shine under gray German sky

    Mar 1, 2016

    Guardsmen from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division got the opportunity to not only train at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany but also help units prepare for a real world mission in Kosovo.

  • 3 reasons to go to the Transition Summit

    Mar 1, 2016

    USAG Bavaria is hosting a Transition Summit March 7-8. Organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hiring Our Heroes Foundation and U.S. Army's Soldier for Life initiative, the event is focused on helping transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses build skills and connections that will lead to meaningful employment.

  • NATO's senior military officer visits ISTC

    Feb 29, 2016

    Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, visited the International Special Forces Training Centre to observe training.

  • 2CR Target Acquisition Section give demonstration on AN/TPQ-50 radar

    Feb 29, 2016

    Grafenwoehr, Germany -- Radar operators assigned to Target Acquisition Section, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment set up a display of the AN/TPQ-50, Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radar Feb 26, 2016 at Radar Site 1 in the training area. The purpose of the display was to brief several Belgian and Luxemburg military representatives, including Col. Bruno Malvaux, Deputy Belgian Land Component Commander, on the specifications and capabilities of the radar system.

  • 3/2 CAV trains Lithuanian Land Forces on MDMP

    Feb 29, 2016

    Members of 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment trained Soldiers from the Lithuanian Duke Vaidotas Mechanized Infantry Battalion on the military decision-making process Feb. 22-26 at Rukla, Lithuania.

  • Thunder on the Tundra

    Feb 29, 2016

    Soldiers of Hammer Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment train with their Latvian Army counterparts during live fire exercises at Camp Adazi, Latvia.

  • Four reasons the upcoming NCO town hall matters to Soldiers

    Feb 29, 2016

    The command sergeant major who oversees the training and education for the backbone of America's Army will conduct the service's first live-streamed town hall focusing on noncommissioned officer development March 3 from 5-7 p.m. EST.

  • Exercise Sky Soldier 16 kicks off in Spain

    Feb 28, 2016

    U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade is training alongside paratroopers from the Spanish Armed Forces Airborne Brigade (BRIPAC), Feb. 24- March 10, 2016, here.

  • 7th MSC Soldiers support AFRICOM's Operation Echo Casemate

    Feb 26, 2016

    U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 7th Mission Support Command conducted joint partnered movement control operations with French Air Force members and U.S. Air Force personnel in support of United States Africa Command's Operation Echo Casemate resupply mission to Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, Feb. 22.

  • Joint Multinational Training Command to support Ukraine mission until 2020

    Feb 26, 2016

    Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, also known as JMTG-U, is in its second rotation training Ukrainian Ministry of Defense (MOD) forces at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center (IPSC) in western Ukraine. The JMTG-U mission is part of ongoing efforts to contribute to Ukraine's long-term military reform and professionalism and to help improve the country's internal defense capabilities and training capacity.

  • Fort Leonard Wood EOD team partners with Moldovan armed forces, prepares for Kosovo deployment

    Feb 26, 2016

    As the loose and muddy soil shifts beneath his feet, Moldovan Capt. Alexandr Procopciuc, an explosive ordnance disposal team member with Engineer Battalion, makes sure each step is slow and deliberate. He understands that a misstep could be his last.

  • Iron Troop Participates in the Estonian Independence Day Parade

    Feb 25, 2016

    Thousands flood to the sidewalks, steps, hills, windows and even rooftops in Tallinn as Estonia celebrates its 98th year of Independence with a parade of over 1077 participants and a static display of Estonian and U.S. military vehicles at Freedom Park in Tallinn, Estonia, Feb. 24, 2016.

  • U.S. Army Europe chief of staff visits Army Oil Analysis Program

    Feb 25, 2016

    German Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal, the first non-American U.S. Army Europe chief of staff, visited the Army Oil Analysis Program-Laboratory (AOAP), in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Jan. 22.

  • LRMC Soldier one of top runners in U.S.

    Feb 24, 2016

    A Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Soldier is now one of the top runners in the United States.

  • Longtime deputy district engineer retires from USACE

    Feb 24, 2016

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently bid farewell to its longtime deputy district engineer in Europe, and a familiar face is back to take over the organization's top civilian leadership post.

  • "Dragon Warrior 7" reflects on 28 years of Army service

    Feb 23, 2016

    When Command Sgt. Maj. Harry Mercado passes responsibility of 5th Signal Command (Theater) next month, he will also begin passing into retirement after a career with the Army spanning 28 years and three continents. Mercado will pass responsibility of 5th Signal Command to Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Gutierrez, currently serving as the senior enlisted advisor for the 160th Signal Brigade and Task Force Signal-Afghanistan at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The change of responsibility ceremony will be March 17 at 11 a.m. at the Clay Kaserne Fitness Center and is open to all DoD ID card holders.

  • MPs hone active shooter skills in preparation for peace support mission

    Feb 23, 2016

    On a soggy morning in Hohenfels, Germany, the sound of gun fire echoes through a small village as a woman's scream interrupts a game of chess being played at the local café.

  • NATO leader visits USAREUR headquarters in Germany

    Feb 23, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander, U.S. Army Europe, hosted an honor cordon to welcome German Gen. Hans-Lothar Domroese, commander of NATO's Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum, in Wiesbaden, Feb. 19.

  • 3/2 Cavalry tops out in Estonia

    Feb 23, 2016

    A beautiful structure reached its maximum height as Estonian construction personnel worked diligently throughout the cold and snowy winter months. The structure boasts of 300 sleeping quarters, 32 offices, six storage spaces with entry doors large enough to drive through, 13 classrooms, and technological amenities throughout the building. Its name is the Allied Barracks Building.

  • Latvian and US Air Force conduct simulated Close Air Support

    Feb 23, 2016

    From thousands of feet in the air to the ground in seconds - no, these are not paratroopers. Instead, these are Latvian and U.S. Air Force service members conducting a training simulation providing close air support.

  • How NCOs can change a climate and strengthen a squad

    Feb 22, 2016

    Noncommissioned officers have always led from the front, but a new grass-roots initiative empowers them to effect change across the spectrum. Not in My Squad, or NIMS, is an assessment begun in October 2015 by Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Daniel Dailey as part of the campaign to fight sexual assault and harassment, then expanded to the long-term improvement of junior leaders.

  • Marshall Center Celebrates Black History Month with 'Game of Facts'

    Feb 22, 2016

    The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies held a "Jeopardy -- the African American History Edition," for its Black History Month observance Feb. 18

  • Second Cavalry 'War Eagle' brings multinational partnership to the Egyptian coast

    Feb 22, 2016

    Throughout the world, the United States Army works hard to make sure that its allies understand that they stand behind their message of successful multinational partnership.

  • Marshall Center honors German, American military, length-of-service employees

    Feb 22, 2016

    German and American military personnel and a dedicated workforce of local national and American civilian workers were honored during an awards ceremony as part of the Director's Call held Feb. 19 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

  • IMCOM-Europe director highlights training opportunities for US, German employees

    Feb 19, 2016

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Describing the role of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria within the framework of today's international geopolitics and uncertain future, the director of Installation Management Command-Europe highlighted expanded training opportunities for U.S. and local national employees at a town hall here Feb. 18.

  • 409th CSB Names top NCO for 2016

    Feb 19, 2016

    The 409th Contracting Support Brigade has named its top non-commissioned officer of the year following a three-day competition in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Task Force Spearhead gives wings to 173rd redlegs

    Feb 19, 2016

    Paratroopers from 4th Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade, conducted over 200 airborne proficiency jumps from two UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters from 3rd Battalion 227th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Spearhead, Feb. 18, 2016, at Bunker drop-zone Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • USAG Ansbach employees receive recognition for lengths of service, achievements

    Feb 19, 2016

    As part of a garrison employee all-hands meeting at the Bismarck Theater Feb. 19, 2016, many U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach employees received recognition for their decades of federal service.

  • 21st TSC, partners transport largest European ammo shipment in 10 years

    Feb 18, 2016

    NORDENHAM, Germany--In the largest single Europe-bound U.S. shipment of ammunition in 10 years, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, with enterprise partner the 598th Transportation Brigade, transported over 5,000 tons of ammunition from the port of Nordenham to the Theater Logistics Support Center Europe's ammunition depot in Miesau Feb. 17-18.

  • IMCOM-E region director visits Ansbach fire training center

    Feb 18, 2016

    Installation Management Command Europe Region Director Michael D. Formica and IMCOM-Europe Region Command Sgt. Maj. Gene E. Canada, visited the IMCOM-Europe Fire and Emergency Services Region Training Center in Ansbach, Germany, Feb. 17, 2016. Formica and Canada also attended USAG Ansbach's assumption of responsibility for Command Sgt. Maj. Derek R. Cuvellier earlier in the day.

  • Soldiers hone skills during medevac training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Feb 18, 2016

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division work alongside members of the Albanian armed forces to load a simulated casualty into a UH-60 Black Hawk during medevac training Feb. 18, at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany. The Soldiers who are stationed out of Fort Bragg, NC, are training alongside U.S. and multinational partners in preparation for Kosovo Force 21 in support of Multinational Battle Group-East. MNBG-E is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment, and freedom of movement, within Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo By: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Soldiers hone skills during medevac training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Feb 18, 2016

    U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducted medevac training alongside Soldiers from the 28th Combat Support Hospital and Albanian Armed Forces during an exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 18. The Soldiers are training alongside multinational counterparts in preparation for Kosovo Force 21 in support of Multinational Battle Group-East. MNBG-E is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment, and freedom of movement, within Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo By: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

  • French connection: TSC medical company hosts Allied cadet

    Feb 18, 2016

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- American medical support personnel serving with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command in Germany welcomed French cadets into their organization, demonstrating the vibrancy and integrity of the NATO alliance as well as the technical expertise and quality of training available within regional U.S. military organizations.

  • Cuvellier assumes responsibility as USAG Ansbach command sergeant major

    Feb 17, 2016

    Command Sgt. Maj. Derek R. Cuvellier became U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's command sergeant major during a ceremony at the Von Steuben Community Center Feb. 17, 2016.

  • Hodges represents US at OSCE military doctrine seminar in Vienna

    Feb 17, 2016

    VIENNA, Austria -- Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, attended the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar, here, Feb. 16.

  • 'Can do!' Soldiers depart to Ukraine

    Feb 17, 2016

    Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, departed for Yavoriv, Ukraine, Feb. 10-14, in support of Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, or JMTG-U.

  • Joint forces fire together in Poland

    Feb 15, 2016

    Under clearing skies, Polish soldiers, leaders and media gathered to watch both Polish artillerymen as well as artillerymen of C Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment prepare to fire M777A2 Howitzers, February 10, in Torun, Poland as part of a joint live fire exercise during exercise Dragoon Shock.

  • Volkshochschule Ansbach tours USAG Ansbach

    Feb 12, 2016

    Twenty-five participants from Volkshochschule Ansbach embarked on a bus tour Feb. 12, 2016, that traversed Katterbach Kaserne and Urlas Housing.

  • New Inroads to Regional Security Formed During Marshall Center Seminar

    Feb 12, 2016

    The Marshall Center's Seminar on Regional Security started Jan. 21 and ended Feb. 11. The seminar focused 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 allowed participants to examine international security issues where they happen by investigating contemporary regional case studies. The regional case studies looked at geographical areas affected by a violent crisis. These crises posed threats to the region and beyond.

  • Ukrainian soldiers complete first rotation of Fearless Guardian II

    Feb 12, 2016

    Five hundred Ukrainian soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 24th Mechanized Brigade, successfully completed the first rotation of Fearless Guardian II Feb. 12, 2016, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine, after nine weeks of training.

  • Baumholder's 16th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers train on small-unit tactics

    Feb 12, 2016

    Members of the 16th Sustainment Brigade's 51st Transportation Company conduct the capstone exercise of a week-long, small-unit tactics training program Feb. 12 at Baumholder Military Community's Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) training site. The soldiers employed the military decision-making process to plan, coordinate, pre-brief and execute a targeted raid against enemy personnel. Baumholder Military Community offers U.S. and Allied NATO military units access to a wide variety of training areas for live- and simulated-fire training activities, helping to contribute to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz's status as one of the U.S. Army in Europe's premier deployment and power-projection platforms.

  • Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear threats responders work together

    Feb 11, 2016

    Despite cold and rainy conditions, Soldiers from three countries trained together to improve their ability to respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats.

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment represents the US for Lithuanian TV audience

    Feb 11, 2016

    Soldiers of L Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment conducted a team live-fire training exercise February 1-5. The live-fire exercise certified the fire teams of L Troop on their proficiency as infantrymen.

  • Ansbach garrison commander holds New Year's reception for local leaders

    Feb 10, 2016

    The command team of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted a New Year's Reception for host nation and garrison leaders at the Von Steuben Community Center Feb. 5, 2016.

  • 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.

  • Acting Secretary of the Army visits troops, catches Super Bowl in Germany

    Feb 9, 2016

    Patrick J. Murphy, the acting Secretary of the Army, arrived in Germany for a two-day trip primarily focusing on visiting with Soldiers stationed in the area, Feb. 7.

  • 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.

  • Guard, Reserve mobilizations as critical as ever, experts say

    Feb 8, 2016

    Although the number of Army National Guard and Reserve troops deploying overseas has diminished considerably since the height of the Middle East conflicts, the Army still needs reserve-component units to mobilize for missions.

  • Sky Soldiers execute full-scale command post exercise

    Feb 8, 2016

    U.S. Army paratroopers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, began a week-long training event, Allied Spirit IV Command Post Exercise in Vicenza, Italy, Feb. 8.

  • 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.

  • Sky Soldiers validate battle drills during Exercise Allied Spirit

    Feb 5, 2016

  • 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.