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  • 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.

  • Commemoration ceremony honors 25 years of reunification

    Oct 6, 2015

    Approximately 100 people gathered at U.S. Army Europe headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of the reunification of West and East Germany.

  • 5th Signal Command kicks off Fit to Lead program

    Oct 5, 2015

    5th Signal Command kicked off its fiscal year 2016 Fit to Lead program with a 5k run and information session Oct. 1 at the Tony Bass Gym on Clay Kaserne.

  • EIB Builds Teams at Every Level

    Oct 5, 2015

    In every infantry Soldier's career, there comes a time where he must prove his competence as an American Soldier. The formal name for this event is the Expert Infantry Badge test. Recently, this opportunity came for 202 Soldiers at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, here. On Oct. 5, 60 of the 202 Soldiers were inducted into the ranks of EIB recipients. Twelve of the 60 also received the distinction of "true blue," meaning they passed every event on the first try. Candidates for the testing came from across JMRC, including the Observer Controller Teams, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, and even the 2d Cavalry Regiment.

  • US, German air defenders conduct integrated live fire

    Oct 2, 2015

    Under misty skies but with high spirits, the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, or AAMDC, Soldiers and German Air Force SAM Wing 1 soldiers start their second day of firing during a live-fire training exercise in Chania, Greece, Oct. 1, at the NATO Missile Firing Installation.

  • Leaving a Legacy: Wounded Warrior Retiring After Years of Inspiring Others

    Oct 2, 2015

  • Marshall Center celebrates the 25th 'Day of German Unity'

    Oct 2, 2015

    Bavarian Minister of State Dr. Beate Merk, Bavarian minister of European Matters and Regional Relations, is the keynote speaker at the German Unification Day Celebration held Oct. 2 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

  • Historic re-designation AFSBn-Italy to AFSBn-Africa

    Oct 2, 2015

    The Army Field Support Battalion-Italy, under the command of Lt. Col. Joe Greenlee, officially re-designated to Army Field Support Battalion-Africa, Oct. 1.

  • 405th AFSB establishes Logistics Support Team-Africa

    Oct 2, 2015

    Under cloudy skies and a brisk Italy breeze, the 405th Army Field Support Brigade formally announced the establishment of the Logistics Support Team-Africa, Oct. 2, under the leadership of Maj. Shawn Muder. The organization will report to the newly designated Army Field Support Battalion-Africa commanded by Lt. Col. Joe Greenlee.

  • Patriot missile live fire brings US and German Soldiers together

    Oct 1, 2015

    Soldiers from 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command brought five Patriot crews to train with German air defenders at the NATO Missile Firing Installation, or NAMFI, where the German soldiers are conducting their NATO evaluation.

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment receives the Meritorious Unit Citation for Afghanistan deployment

    Oct 1, 2015

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- In a dimly lit Traditions Room, located at Reed Museum, several squadron commanders and sergeants major belonging to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stood in a horseshoe formation as they quietly waited for a ceremony to start.

  • MSU-E competes in Tactical Combat Casualty Care Competition

    Sep 30, 2015

    LOGRONO, Spain -- The U.S. Army Reserve's Medical Support Unit - Europe was one of 16 teams to compete in the first international Tactical Combat Casualty Care Competition hosted by Spain Sept. 16-18 at the Center of Excellence.

  • Expeditionary contracting support for Swift Response 2015

    Sep 30, 2015

    Contracting teams from the Kaiserslautern, Germany-based 409th Contracting Support Brigade, as well as the Fort Bragg, North Carolina-based 419th CSB were on hand to support Exercise Swift Response 15.

  • In the shadow of the Austerlitz Bridge: NATO troops promote tolerance and equality in Mitrovica

    Sep 30, 2015

    U.S. and Hungarian soldiers serving on NATO's Kosovo Force peace support mission joined local leaders and organizers to promote tolerance and equality during a Sept. 19 Violence Free Future youth event at the Diakonie Youth Center in Mitrovica, Kosovo.

  • Army Reserve command in Europe re-named 7th Mission Support Command

    Sep 30, 2015

    The Army Reserve's only forward-stationed command in Europe changed its name, Oct. 1.

  • Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment fire M777A in Hungary

    Sep 30, 2015

  • US, NATO partners participate in Latvian-led Silver Arrow exercise

    Sep 29, 2015

    U.S. paratroopers, from the "First Rock" Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, out of Vicenza, Italy, and five other NATO countries wrapped up the week-long, Latvian-led Exercise Silver Arrow, Sept. 27.

  • 2CR Troopers show there is more to victory than just winning a football game

    Sep 29, 2015

    CESKY KRUMLOV, Czech Republic -- American football isn't only for Americans as demonstrated by the players that participated in this past weekend's celebration of the 70th anniversary of a football game in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic.

  • Hohenfels hounds get new place to play

    Sep 28, 2015

    New dog park closes out AFAP issue.

  • Baltic Push: 'Sky Soldiers' and Lithuanians help strengthen alliance through logistics

    Sep 25, 2015

    Logisticians from the "First Rock" Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Lithuanian Main Support Battalion, Logistic Support Command conducted bilateral maneuverability operations here, Sept. 22-23.

  • US, French test fuel interoperability

    Sep 24, 2015

    Soldiers from the 515th Transportation Company, part of the 16th Sustainment Brigade's 39th Transportation Battalion (MC), fueled a successful demonstration of allied interoperability during tests conducted Sept. 21-24.

  • IMCOM grant promotes STEM in middle school/CYSS collaboration

    Sep 24, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden Middle School students are leaving the classroom to explore different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Installation Management Command.

  • Multinational Kosovo Force fights more fires in mountains

    Sep 9, 2015

    Multinational Kosovo Force emergency response teams were activated to respond to continuing forest fire threats, Sept. 5, in the mountains outside Dragash in southern Kosovo.

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

    Sep 8, 2015

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

  • Dailey hosts town hall in Wiesbaden, Germany

    Sep 8, 2015

    Having the courage to stand up in front of hundreds of your peers, leaders and subordinates is no easy feat, especially when speaking with the current sergeant major of the Army, but that is exactly what U.S. Army Europe Soldiers recently did in Wiesbaden, Germany today.

  • Soldiers stay on the pulse of readiness, proficiency

    Sep 8, 2015

    At times, trying to learn a new skill can be an intimidating endeavor, yet with practice, the uneasiness of the process blossoms into confidence. Learning new skills and procedures, which one can follow to save the life of the Soldier next to them, may prove invaluable.

  • US, Bulgarian Soldiers conduct combined live fire exercise

    Sep 6, 2015

    NOVO SELO TRAINING AREA, Bulgaria -- The 'Sky Soldiers' of the 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, conducted a combined arms live-fire exercise here in Bulgaria, Sept. 5.

  • Illesheim Army Health Clinic trains for battle

    Sep 4, 2015

    Illesheim Army Health Clinic trained in simulated battle conditions at Storck Barracks Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.

  • Chaplain Corps celebrates 240th Anniversary during the Community Showcase

    Sep 4, 2015

    The Religious Support Office of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach celebrated the 240th Anniversary of the Chaplain Corps here, during the Community Showcase conducted at the new Katterbach Fitness Center.

  • Mother, daughter serve together in Germany

    Sep 4, 2015

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

  • Seminar brings Bosnia and Herzegovina Parliamentarians to Marshall Center

    Sep 4, 2015

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

  • Three-day Sustainment Terrain Walk explores logistics in Europe

    Sep 4, 2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Over the past few days, an entourage of approximately 80 senior leaders from around the European theater met with dozens of sustainers and logisticians during the Sustainment Terrain Walk.

  • Trevor earns his Spurs

    Sep 3, 2015

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

  • Swift Response 15: Live Fire challenges Allied platoons, squads

    Sep 3, 2015

    Swift Response 15 is the U.S. Army's largest combined airborne training event in Europe since the end of the Cold War. It included nearly 5,000 service members from 11 NATO nations.

  • An unusual English lesson

    Sep 3, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment visited several elementary schools September 3, 2015 near Sulęcin, Poland.

  • Members of Congress visit troops in Lithuania

    Sep 2, 2015

    Members of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs visited troops in Rukla, Lithuania, Sept. 2.

  • Swift Response 15 brings unique training operating environment to Allied participants

    Sep 1, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany- The Operational Environment (OE) has taken a new form at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) here for exercise Swift Response 15. Army Europe is leading a training exercise built around a multinational airborne joint forcible entry operation spanning four European nations and ends with a unique training event known as a Noncombatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) that was led by the German Bundeswehr and U.S. Army Soldiers.

  • Estonian joins US troops, shoots big guns

    Sep 1, 2015

    Amidst the flashes of lightening and rumble of thunder from the skies above, U.S. and Estonian Soldiers answered back with a rumble of their own during a live-fire range Aug. 30, at the Central Training Area near Tapa, Estonia.

  • Building a solid foundation to a stronger alliance

    Sep 1, 2015

    Saws sliced through wood as hammers drove nails deep into the sides of the structure, yet amidst the construction, the newfound friends joked and laughed, united in their commitment to the betterment of the community surrounding them.

  • Helping a Hero to Heal

    Sep 1, 2015

  • A lasting impression

    Sep 1, 2015

    Soldiers with P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment participated in a harvest festival in Sulęcin, Poland August 30, 2015.

  • US Army Europe, NATO leaders begin sustainment terrain walk

    Sep 1, 2015

    Key leaders from U.S. Army Europe, or USAREUR, and NATO partners began a three-day sustainment terrain walk with a visit to the European Activity Set located on the Coleman Worksite here, Sept. 1.

  • US, Poland conduct section live-fire exercise

    Sep 1, 2015

    During the past few months, U.S. Soldiers, of P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, have been working to build cohesive and responsive teams that are able to perform their duties of scouting ahead for the main body of a U.S. or allied force.

  • 3rd ESC sustains Swift Response

    Sep 1, 2015

    Soldiers with the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command deployed to Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany to support XVIII Airborne Corps during the largest combined airborne training exercise on the continent in decades.

  • US Army unit commands NATO CBRNE Task Force

    Sep 1, 2015

    A chemical company from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) led a NATO CBRNE Task Force during Exercise Precise Response.

  • Army Reserve soldier remembers relative: second most decorated soldier from World War II

    Sep 1, 2015

    First Lt. Garlin Murl Conner was a farmer from Aaron, Kentucky who was inducted into the Army on March 1, 1941.

  • U.S. and Swiss aviators fight fires in Kosovo

    Aug 31, 2015

    U.S. Army and Swiss aviators sprung into action on the evening on Aug. 29 in order to fight an outbreak of fires in a forest on Oshijak mountain, roughly 6 kilometers southeast of Prizren in southern Kosovo.

  • IMCOM training team holds training sessions in Europe

    Aug 31, 2015

    SEMBACH, Germany -- The Headquarters Installation Management Command G5 Mobile Training Team recently visited IMCOM-Europe, teaching the Plans Analysis and Integration Officer Basic Course to 21 participants from garrison and regions PAIO shops.

  • Exercise aims toward future of connected training

    Aug 30, 2015

    After years of conducting training within the confines of the Army's major training areas in Germany, the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command is branching out with a new way to connect training throughout Europe.