United States European Command

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. Ready Forces EUCOM’s mission is to maintain Ready Forces to conduct a full range of operations.

USS Gravely Sailors conduct weapons qualifications on the flight deck.

Learn more >
An F-15C Eagle from the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 6, 2014. The 48th Fighter Wing sent an additional six aircraft and more than 50 personnel to support NATO's air policing mission in Lithuania, at the request of U.S. allies in the Baltics. International Cooperation EUCOM works with partner nations to address regional issues and keep the peace in Europe and parts of the Middle East and Eurasia.

An F-15C Eagle from the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 6, 2014. The 48th Fighter Wing sent an additional six aircraft and more than 50 personnel to support NATO's air policing mission in Lithuania, at the request of U.S. allies in the Baltics.

Learn more >
Angela Sherbenou, OFDA senior humanitarian advisor and civilian/military advisor to U.S. Africa Command, leads a presentation during the Joint Humanitarian Operations Course May 22-23, 2012. The course, offered twice annually to U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command, provides a high-level overview of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), USAID's arm for foreign disaster response. Of the 70 some disasters that OFDA responds to each year, about 10 percent involve the U.S. military in some role. The JHOC course is designed to build relationships and explain the disaster response process before such an event occurs. Interagency Integration Taking a “whole of society” approach, EUCOM addresses its regional and global issues by integrating academia, the private sector, and non-government and international organizations.

A senior advisor from the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) training EUCOM personnel on humanitarian operations.

Learn more >
Soldiers from the Engineering Companies of the Armenian Peacekeeping Brigade conduct a simulated one-man demining drill as part of a training course taught by soldiers of the Kansas National Guard and a civilian representative from the U.S. Humanitarian Demining Training Center. Kansas National guardsmen and the HDTC representative are instructing Armenian peacekeepers and engineer battalions on international demining standards as part of the Humanitarian Mine Action program and will assist the Armenian government in developing a national standard operating procedure for demining. Helping People EUCOM humanitarian assistance and disaster relief supports regional security cooperation.

Armenian soldiers receiving demining training from the Kansas National Guard through EUCOM's State Partnership Program.

Learn more >

Featured Content

M/V Cape Ray Mission PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- The Military Sealift Command container ship MV Cape Ray (T-AKR 9679) departs row General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk shipyard for sea trials. M/V Cape Ray arrives in Rota, Spain
The Region EUCOM's Area of Responsibility EUCOM's Area of Responsibility encompases 51 countries.