United States European Command

U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, and Moldovan Special Forces Battalion soldiers board a Minnesota Air National  Guard C-130 Hercules as part of o multinational airborne training at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, April 10, 2015. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the Army contingency response force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central commands areas of responsibility within 18 hours. (U.S. Army Photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger/released)
Strategic Access
EUCOM’s mission is to ensure ready forces and access to execute high-priority contingency plans while supporting other Combatant Commands.

U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, and Moldovan Special Forces Battalion soldiers board a Minnesota Air National Guard C-130 Hercules as part of o multinational airborne training at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, April 10, 2015. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the Army contingency response force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central commands areas of responsibility within 18 hours. (U.S. Army Photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger/released)

Command Sgt. Maj. Peter D. Johnson (bottom middle left), Squadron command sergeant major assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stands with Vlad Oprea (bottom middle), mayor of Sinaia, along with Brig. Gen. Michael J. Tarsa (bottom middle), 4th Infantry Division deputy commanding general, and Lt. Col. Theodore A. Johnson (bottom middle right), 2nd Squadron commander, as they pose with other leaders from the Romanian Land Forces and 2nd Squadron, at Peles Castle located in Sinaia, Romania, during the unit's Cavalry March from Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base to the Cincu Training Center, May 14, 2015. This event will not only focus on transporting troopers and their equipment to a new Romanian training facility, but it will also give the unit a chance to interact with the local populace while improving on relations with their host nation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner/released)
Strategic Partnerships
EUCOM's mission is to preserve strategic partnerships, sustain relationships and develop partner capacity, capability and interoperability.

Command Sgt. Maj. Peter D. Johnson (bottom middle left), Squadron command sergeant major assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stands with Vlad Oprea (bottom middle), mayor of Sinaia, along with Brig. Gen. Michael J. Tarsa (bottom middle), 4th Infantry Division deputy commanding general, and Lt. Col. Theodore A. Johnson (bottom middle right), 2nd Squadron commander, as they pose with other leaders from the Romanian Land Forces and 2nd Squadron, at Peles Castle located in Sinaia, Romania, during the unit's Cavalry March from Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base to the Cincu Training Center, May 14, 2015. This event will not only focus on transporting troopers and their equipment to a new Romanian training facility, but it will also give the unit a chance to interact with the local populace while improving on relations with their host nation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner/Released)

Staff Sgt. Raymi Wright, a paratrooper with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, works with Georgian soldiers during a combined weapons range here May 14, 2015, as part of Exercise Noble Partner. Noble Partner is a field training and live-fire exercise between the U.S. Army and the Georgian military to support Georgia's participation in the NATO Response Force and build military ties between the two nations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. A.M. LaVey/173rd Abn. PAO)
NATO Support
EUCOM's mission is to support and enable the Alliance and it's operations while emphasizing integration and leadership development.

Staff Sgt. Raymi Wright, a paratrooper with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, works with Georgian soldiers during a combined weapons range here May 14, 2015, as part of Exercise Noble Partner. Noble Partner is a field training and live-fire exercise between the U.S. Army and the Georgian military to support Georgia's participation in the NATO Response Force and build military ties between the two nations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. A.M. LaVey/Released)

USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conducts flight quarters with a United Kingdom Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter, March 25, 2015. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera/Released)
Counter Transnational Threats
EUCOM’s mission is to counter transnational threats by working with allies, partners, interagency, other Combatant Commands and public or private partnerships.

USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conducts flight quarters with a United Kingdom Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter, March 25, 2015. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera/Released)

Col. Cynthia Matuskevich, Office of Defense Cooperation chief, signs a property transfer letter during a ceremony at School #16 April 27, 2015. The school received office furniture, such as desks, tables and chairs, donated by U.S. Department of Defense, European Command (EUCOM) in cooperation with the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Ukraine. The property transfer coordination began in 2012 at EUCOM to provide infrastructure improvement for the school, which is attended by nearly 1,200 students. (U.S. European Command photo by Master Sgt. Charles D. Larkin Sr./RELEASED)
Focus on Key Partnerships
EUCOM's mission is to focus on key relationships while preparing for the future in Europe and strengthening ties with established and emerging Alliance leaders.

Col. Cynthia Matuskevich, Office of Defense Cooperation chief, signs a property transfer letter during a ceremony at School #16 April 27, 2015. The school received office furniture, such as desks, tables and chairs, donated by U.S. Department of Defense, European Command (EUCOM) in cooperation with the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Ukraine. The property transfer coordination began in 2012 at EUCOM to provide infrastructure improvement for the school, which is attended by nearly 1,200 students. (U.S. European Command photo by Master Sgt. Charles D. Larkin Sr./Released)

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