Army Europe highlighted in DoD's Year in Photos feature
By Department of Defense
December 28, 2016
1 / 9
Soldiers attack simulated enemy combatants during exercise Allied Spirit IV at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center on Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Feb. 2, 2016. The multinational exercise aims to improve tactical interoperability and communications between NATO members and partner nations. The soldiers are assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment.
2 / 9
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of France's defense staff, meet at Ecole Militarie, a military school, in Paris, Jan. 22, 2016.
3 / 9
Army Pfc. Jose Gil engages targets during an exercise at Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, Feb. 2, 2016. The exercise enables soldiers to improve their tactics, techniques and procedures. Gil is assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment.
4 / 9
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Jane D. Hartley, U.S. ambassador to France, lay a wreath at Place de La Republique in Paris, Jan. 20, 2016, to honor the victims of the November attacks in the city. Carter is in Paris to meet with his French counterpart and attend a defense ministerial, which will address the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
5 / 9
Army Staff Sgt. Pablo Caraballo applies camouflage face paint before a live-fire exercise as part of Rock Sokol at Pocek Range in Postojna, Slovenia, March 16, 2016. The bilateral exercise between U.S. and Slovenian forces focuses on small-unit tactics and enhancing readiness. Caraballo is a paratrooper assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade.
6 / 9
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with reporters aboard an Air Force E4-B aircraft as he flies to Brussels, Feb. 9, 2016, to attend NATO meetings for defense ministers to discuss Russian aggression and accelerating the fight against ISIL.
7 / 9
U.S. and NATO troops participate in Advanced Casualty Sustainment Care Medical Training, a course the International Special Training Centre hosted in Pfullendorf, Germany, July 20, 2016. The multinational students received the training to enhance their medical skills to support NATO troops.
8 / 9
D-Day veterans listen during the Utah Beach Memorial Ceremony in Normandy, France, June 4, 2016.
9 / 9
Army Pfc. Dylan Scott watches the night sky on top of an M113 medical evacuation vehicle during Exercise Saber Guardian 16 in Cincu, Romania, Aug. 3, 2016. Saber Guardian is a multinational military exercise involving about 2,800 military personnel from 10 nations: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, Georgia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Ukraine and the United States.
The men and women of the U.S. military train and conduct operations around the world. But they also are regular people with a range of interests. In this review, we turn to military photographers to show compelling images of troops as they serve, sacrifice and engage in life.
Each year the U.S. Department of Defense publishes their top photos over the last year. Photos within the U.S. Army Europe area of operation were featured prominently. For the full slideshow, visit https://www.defense.gov/News/Special-Reports/1216_yip.
May 4, 2017 Sapper teams invade Fort Leonard Wood: A photo essay
April 24, 2017 Huntsville Center STEM outreach highlighted during Volunteer Appreciation Week
May 10, 2017 Promotion ceremony brings family, Regular Army, Army Reserve, Air Force together
April 27, 2017 Photo Essay: Task Force Tigershark Apache Team Prepares and Departs for Mission at JAF
May 1, 2017 WTB Soldiers head to Illinois for DoD Warrior Games
May 4, 2017 Work: DOD embracing innovation to fuel military overmatch against adversaries
May 11, 2017 Respite care offers assistance
April 4, 2017 Photo Essay: Task Force Flying Dragon Takes Flight at Bagram Airfield
April 4, 2017 Photo Essay: Task Force Flying Dragon Calls in the Cavalry at Bagram Airfield
April 23, 2017 #USARBirthday109 was a busy event for 7th MSC
May 3, 2017 Rappel Master Graduation
April 20, 2017 Resolute Castle 2017 exercise opens in Romania
April 14, 2017 Resolute Castle '17 opens with US, Romanian unity
March 23, 2017 The sky holds no limits for Army photo contest winner
April 25, 2017 IMCOM customers make themselves heard through ICE
May 8, 2017 Put your phone away or get ready to pay