Key Activities
Since the end of World War II, the United States has worked closely with European allies and partners to achieve security and stability. These are some of the ongoing key exercises, operations, and programs within our Area of Responsibility (AOR), as well as important oversight activities, and featured events.
A Romanian rigid hull inflatable boat carrying special operation forces cruises by distinguished visitors aboard the Romanian frigate, Ferninand, after the demonstration at the Romanian Naval Port in Constanta, Romania, for on the opening day of Exercise Jackal Stone 2011, on Sept. 17, 2011. Jackal Stone is an annual multinational special operations exercise designed to promote cooperation and interoperability between participating forces, build functional capacity and enhance readiness. This year nine nations are participating in various locations in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine.
At any given moment, EUCOM and its components are actively engaged in more than 100 exercises and operations, taking an active role in transatlantic security and to defend the United States. These are a few of the major exercises and operations.
OBERSALZBERG, Germany -- Robert Dutil, John Keller and John Miller and Dutil's daughter, Jane, wait for the start of the commemoration flag raising ceremony May 5. Two of the three veterans, Keller and Miller, were here 66 years before when the 3rd Infantry Division originally raised the flag. Mr. Dutil was recovering from injuries in a hosptial at the time. (Department of Defense Photo/Jason Tudor)
EUCOM plays a key role in several annual events - including Memorial Day and D-Day commemorations - and other activities with global interest or impact. This section highlights those events as they happen.
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