Our Forces

U.S. European Command is comprised of components from all of America's military services who provide ready forces to provide regional security, support to NATO missions and exercises, and train our partner nations' militaries. Ready Forces provide peace of mind that American service members are able to respond to regional issues at a moment's notice.

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SOLNOK, Hungary — During the Ohio National Guard's Operational Mentor and Liaison Team (OMLT) homecoming ceremony here Aug. 15, Maj. Gen. Gregory L. Wayt, Ohio's adjutant general, presented Capt. Robert H. Paley with an award for his hard work and dedication. The team spent the last year working together with Hungarian soldiers training the Afghan National Army forces. (Department of Defense photo by 1st Lt. Nicole Ashcroft)
U.S. Army, Europe

USAREUR trains, equips, deploys and provides command and control of forward-deployed land forces, able to support and conduct the full spectrum of joint and combined multi-national operations and engagement activities.

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A US Airman waits to offload the final pallets from the cargo aircraft which arrived in Russia from Sigonella delivering firefighting equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Keith Houin provided in real time via smartphone/RELEASED)
U.S. Air Forces in Europe

USAFE is a major air force command and also EUCOM’s primary air component, planning and executing air and space operations in Europe and Asia to achieve NATO and U.S. objectives based on the EUCOM commander’s taskings.

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VAZIANI TRAINING AREA, Republic of Georgia-Gunnery Sgt. Charles Evers, an infantryman with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, draws a diagram on the floor for a Georgian soldier during Military Operations in an Urban Terrain training here July 19 as part of Exercise Agile Spirit 2011. Agile Spirit is designed to increase interoperability between the forces by exchanging and enhancing each otherrâ?s capacity in counterinsurgency and peacekeeping operations, including: small unit tactics, convoy operations, and counter-Improvised Explosive Device training. (Cpl. Nana Dannsaappiah)
U.S. Marine Forces Europe

Supports EUCOM operations by advising the commander, other component commanders and task force commanders on the capabilities and proper employment of U.S. Marine Corps forces.

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AUGUSTA BAY, Sicily (March 16, 2011) - USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20), the U.S. Sixth Fleet flag ship homeported out of Gaeta, Italy, and USS Ponce (LPD 15), an amphibious transport dock ship homeported out of Norfolk, Va., take on supplies while inport Augusta Bay, Sicily. Both ships are operating in the Mediterranean Sea as part of a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of responsibility.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gary Keen/Released)
U.S. Naval Forces Europe

NAVEUR plans, conducts and supports naval operations in the European theater during peacetime and as tasked by the EUCOM commander.

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A special forces noncommissioned officer from 1st Battalion, 10 Special Forces Group (Airborne) rushes toward the ramp of an MH-47G Chinook helicopter for a fast rope insertion after receiving the exit signal from two 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) crews chiefs during the opening ceremonies of Jackal Stone 2010. Jackal Stone 10, hosted by Poland and Lithuania this year, is an annual international special operations forces (SOF) exercise held in Europe. Its objective is to enhance capabilities and interoperability amongst the participating special operations forces and as well as build mutual respect while sharing doctrinal concepts. The exercise, which is coordinated with U.S. Special Operations Command Europe, includes Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Croatia, Romania, and Ukraine participating. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Cauley)
U.S. Special Operations Command Europe

U.S. Special Operations Command Europe information

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