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MEDITERRANEAN SEA - Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) conduct weapons qualifications on the flight deck. Gravely, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is
on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility.

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USS Gravely Sailors conduct weapons qualifications on the flight deck.

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U.S. European Command Cyber DirectorateApril 14, 2014Cyber Endeavor Capstone 2014 to expand on partnerships between public, private sectorsCyber Endeavor is U.S. European Command’s seminar series focused on cyber defense collaboration and familiarization. This venue focuses on strengthening partner nation’s cyber defense capabilities through seminars, events and exercise support. Its purpose is to improve force readiness for deployment in support of multinational crisis response, exercise and future missions.
U.S.  Navy Seabees land at Normandy during World War II. Seabees were 
among the first to go ashore as members of naval combat demolition units. With U.S. Army Engineers, they shared the crucial task of destroying steel and 
concrete barriers Germans built in the water and on the beaches to 
forestall amphibious landings.April 10, 2014D-Day: A lesson in joint and combined operationsThe World Wars undoubtedly exemplified how joint operations were not only helpful, but essential. And D-Day was no exception. One of the notable examples of joint operations was among the Army Engineers and Navy Construction Battalions, or Seabees.
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Lieutenant Col. David Galles (third from right), Bulgaria Office of Defense Cooperation Chief, and Ms. Veska Maradzhieva (fourth from left), director, Day Center for Children with Disabilities and Day Center for Adults with Disabilities, mark the inauguration of a U.S. European Command-funded renovation of the center in Kazanlak by cutting a ribbon at the entrance March 24, 2014. The U.S. Government invested a total of $132,300 in this project under the Department of Defense's Humanitarian Assistance program. The completely renovated Center for Adults, collocated with a kindergarten for disabled children, accommodates a therapy room, psychological and social counseling spaces, a kitchen for developing useful culinary skills and a playground with specialized equipment. The facility will provide an environment to improve the lives of adults suffering from mental and physical impediments by aiding them in the development of various social skills for independent life.April 24, 2014Cancellation of Humanitarian Assistance projects in UkraineRecent media speculation has questioned the cancellation of humanitarian assistance projects in Crimea. The school and hospital renovation projects in question were part of EUCOM’s HA program and would have been solely for the benefit of the local school children and community. Rumors that these projects were an attempt to establish a U.S. military base in the region are patently false.
(File photo) U.S. Army Europe paratroopers from 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), participate in partner nation weapons familiarization during exercise Steadfast Jazz 13, Oct. 29. April 22, 2014USAREUR to expand land force training exercises in Baltic regionAs a continued demonstration of the United States’ commitment to NATO and our collective defense responsibilities, U.S. Army Europe will deploy forces to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to conduct expanded land force training exercises, reinforcing our commitment to the security of our allies in the region.
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M/V Cape Ray Mission

M/V Cape Ray arrives in Rota, Spain

PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- The Military Sealift Command container ship MV Cape Ray (T-AKR 9679) departs row General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk shipyard for sea trials.


D-Day 70

Task Force Normandy commemorates 70th anniversary.

Logo for D-Day 70 commemorations

Area of Responsibility

The Region

EUCOM's Area of Responsibility encompases 51 countries.

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