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EUCOM provides update on the European Reassurance Initiative

3:28 PM4/20/2015
U.S. European Command continues to support the defense and security of NATO allies and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. partners in Europe. The European Reassurance Initiative (ERI), part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015, signed by President Obama on December 19, 2014, included $985 million in ERI funds. These monies enable the Department of Defense to continue its efforts to reinforce America’s solemn commitment to the safety and territorial integrity of our allies and to strengthen the security and capacity of our partners in the region.
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71st Anniversary of D-Day

2:46 PM6/10/2015
George Shenkle, World War II veteran and former U.S. Army Soldier with the Easy Company, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, reacts as U.S. Army Soldiers parachute over the historic La Fiere drop zone near Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy, France, June 7, 2015, to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of D-Day. More than 380 U.S. service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units participated in the 71st Anniversary air drop as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 71. The task force, based in Sainte Mere Eglise, France, is supporting local events across Normandy, from June 2-8, 2015, to commemorate the selfless actions by all the Allies on D-Day that continue to resonate 71 years later. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Brian Bahret)
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Saber Strike 15 - Paladins in Poland

10:35 AM6/22/2015
Soldiers with C Battery, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, fire a Paladin M109A6 Artillery System June 18, 2015 at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland during Saber Strike 15. Encompassing more than 6,000 participants from 13 different nations, Saber Strike is a longstanding U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise. Designed to improve joint operational capability in a range of missions as well as preparing the participating nations and units to support multinational contingency operations, this year's exercise takes place across Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Marcus Floyd, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)
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Saber Strike 15 - Apaches take Flight

10:48 AM6/22/2015
Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 159th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade take off in a Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter June 18, 2015, in Mirosławiec, Poland, during Saber Strike 15. Encompassing more than 6,000 participants from 13 different nations, Saber Strike is a long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise. Designed to improve joint operational capability in a range of missions as well as preparing the participating nations and units to support multinational contingency operations, this year's exercise takes place across Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Marcus Floyd, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)
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M1A2 Abrams in Bulgaria - First Live Fire Exercise

4:35 PM6/25/2015
Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, participate in a tank shoot rehearsal as preparation for a live-fire tank shoot at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, June 24. Transported as part of a tank section from Germany to Bulgaria, the Abrams tank will be used by soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, alongside Bulgarian soldiers from the 6th Brigade Battle Group, during a live-fire exercise during Operation Speed and Power during Kabile 15 as part of Atlantic Resolve-South. Operation Speed and Power is a joint training exercise which demonstrates U.S. Army Europe's preparedness to deliver strategic effect in Atlantic Resolve-South by showcasing the freedom of movement to maneuver and fire M1A2 Abrams anywhere along the Eastern Flank. This ability enables the NATO allies to defend themselves against all threats, and shows that the alliance remains ready to defend itself anywhere at any time. (Photo taken with video camera)
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US, Romanian and Bulgarian Forces Conduct Multilateral Exercise

3:22 PM1/14/2016
U.S. Marines with the Combined Arms Company, Black Sea Rotational Force familiarize Bulgarian Soldiers with the M-777 Howitzer artillery cannon during Platinum Lion 16-2 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, Jan. 7, 2016. Exercise Platinum Lion increases readiness and demonstrates our collective ability to operate as a single force committed to protecting the sovereignty of NATO allies and other European partners. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Justin T. Updegraff/ Released)
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Soldiers Stand Together

10:18 AM1/26/2016
In front of a formation of two allied nations, a Polish and American soldier stand side by side bearing their country’s colors before an opening of training ceremony recognizing the partnership between the two participating units, K Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, and the 12th Mechanized Brigade, Polish Army, Jan. 18, at Konotop, Poland. Following the ceremony, 3-2 Cavalry Soldiers conducted squad-level training alongside Polish allies in support of Atlantic Resolve, a multinational demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective security of North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Paige Behringer, 10th Press Camp Headquarters)
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SWIFT RESPONSE 16

5:36 PM7/13/2016
U.S. Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment prepare for movement during Swift Response 16 training exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area, a part of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, in Hohenfels, Germany, Jun. 22, 2016. Exercise Swift Response is one of the premier military crisis response training events for multi-national airborne forces in the world. Swift Response 16 includes more than 5,000 Soldiers and Airmen from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United States and takes place in Poland and Germany, May 27-June 26, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Bryan Rankin/Released)
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Cav Troopers learn to shoot under stress

3:56 PM7/18/2016
Capt. Michael Benson, the commander for Troop A, 5th Sqdn., 7th Cav. Rgmt., said the intent of the exercise was to replicate conditions on the battlefield and see if the Soldiers could still hit targets as their stress level increased. Though this wasn’t the first time the Troopers did a stress shoot, it was the first time doing it alongside their Hungarian allies.
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4:08 PM7/18/2016
A Trooper from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division observes a Hungarian Soldier engage a target during a stress at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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5:04 PM7/18/2016
Troopers from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division do 3-5 second buddy rushes during a stress shoot at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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5:08 PM7/18/2016
Hungarian Soldiers carry a weighted casualty litter to help elevate their heartrate before engaging targets during a stress shoot at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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5:21 PM7/18/2016
Troopers from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division observe Hungarian Soldiers as they engage targets during a stress at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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NATO forces partner for Thracian Summer

10:05 AM7/20/2016
During the two-week forward training deployment (FTD), the 37th Airlift Squadron are conducting tactical flight training which include low-level flights, airdrop training with partnered forces and other related training events. The evolutions help preserve joint readiness, build interoperability and strengthen relationships with our NATO allies.
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10:21 AM7/20/2016
Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron inspect C-130J Super Hercules before a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. During the two-week forward training deployment, the 37th Airlift Squadron are conducting tactical flight training which include low-level flights, airdrop training with partnered forces and other related training events. The evolutions help preserve joint readiness, build interoperability and strengthen relationships with our NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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10:25 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell and Staff Sgt. Joshua Nelson, both 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters secure cargo into a before flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through strengthened relationships and consistent training exercises with allies and partners, the U.S. demonstrates its shared commitment to a safe and secure Europe. These off-station training events improve interoperability with international partners to ensure that we train like we fight when and if called upon to do so in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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10:25 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster prepares a C-130J Super Hercules before flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. During the two-week forward training deployment, the 37th Airlift Squadron are conducting tactical flight training which include low-level flights, airdrop training with partnered forces and other related training events. The evolutions help preserve joint readiness, build interoperability and strengthen relationships with our NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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United States European Command Image

10:25 AM7/20/2016
Capt. Derek Patrick, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot, flies over Plovdiv, Bulgaria during a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through Exercise Thracian Summer, the U.S. and Bulgaria will enhance their mutual ability to work together, with other NATO nations, and with key partners on regional security (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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10:52 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell and Staff Sgt. Joshua Nelson, both 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters sit on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules during a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through Exercise Thracian Summer, the U.S. and Bulgaria will enhance their mutual ability to work together, with other NATO nations, and with key partners on regional security (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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11:04 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell and Staff Sgt. Joshua Nelson, both 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters sit on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules during a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through Exercise Thracian Summer, the U.S. and Bulgaria will enhance their mutual ability to work together, with other NATO nations, and with key partners on regional security (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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5-7 CAV trains for Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise

3:24 PM7/25/2016
CAMP UJMAJOR, Hungary - Soldiers from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment qualified Bradley crews and sections at Camp Ujmajor, Hungary July 21 as the squadron continues to progress through their gunnery qualification tables.
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3:33 PM7/25/2016
A M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment scans for targets during a section gunnery qualification at Camp Ujmajor, Hungary July 21. The squadron continues to progress through their gunnery qualification tables as they build up to a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise in August.
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3:49 PM7/25/2016
A M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment conducts maneuvers as part of a section gunnery qualification at Camp Ujmajor, Hungary July 21. The squadron continues to progress through their gunnery qualification tables as they build up to a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise in August.
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4:06 PM7/25/2016
A M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment conducts maneuvers as part of a section gunnery qualification at Camp Ujmajor, Hungary July 21. The squadron continues to progress through their gunnery qualification tables as they build up to a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise in August.
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Telephonic Press Briefing on the European Reassurance Initiative

5:43 PM7/26/2016
29 Feb 2016 - Remarks made by Major General David W. Allvin Director of Strategy and Policy for U.S. European Command
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Healing War

11:27 AM8/11/2016
Staff Sgt. Brad Foster, a combat medic with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team out of Pendleton, Oregon, watches the night sky on top of an M113 Medical Evacuation Vehicle during Exercise Saber Guardian 16 at the Romanian Land Forces Combat Training Center in Cincu, Romania. Saber Guardian is a multinational military exercise involving approximately 2,800 military personnel from ten nations including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, Georgia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Ukraine and the U.S. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Timothy Jackson, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Oregon Army National Guard).
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Lithuanian Humanitarian Civil Assistance

11:22 AM8/24/2016
(From left to right) U.S. Army Pfc. Timmey Turner, U.S. Army Spc. Jimmy Martin and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason Pionke, assigned to the 375th Engineer Company, 467th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, assist with constructing a fence during a Humanitarian Civil Assistance (HCA) project, in Sauliai, Lithuania, August 18, 2016. As part of the European Command’s (EUCOM) Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Program, the 375th Engineer Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and the Lithuanian military collaborate to renovate the fence at Kudikiu Namai, an orphanage for Lithuanian children up to the age of 6, in Sauliai, Lithuania, August 8-26, 2016. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Emily Houdershieldt)
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2017 HASC Opening Statement and Full Transcript as Delivered by General Curtis Scaparrotti

4:31 PM3/28/2017
GEN Curtis M. Scaparrotti, U.S. European Command, Commander testifies before the House Armed Services Committee Mar. 28, 2017.
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U.S. and Ukrainian Marines Conduct Amphibious Landing

1:05 PM7/20/2017
U.S. and Ukrainian Marines launched coordinated amphibious assault from a Turkish ship against a beachhead, July 19, 2017, during Exercise Sea Breeze in Mykolaivka, Ukraine.
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EUCOM Commander visits Finland

6:26 PM8/10/2017
General Curtis Scaparrotti, Commander, U.S. European Command, visited Finland Aug. 9-10, 2017. There, he met with senior civilian and military leaders to include: President Sauli Niinistö and Defense Minister Jussi Niinistö. The trip also included a visit to Helsinki University where he addressed the National Defence Course Association and discussed bilateral defense relations and the shared values between the U.S. and Finland.
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World War I Centennial

3:54 PM10/19/2017
170714-N-AC979-294 PARIS (July 14, 2017) French Alphajets, followed by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and two F-22 Raptors, conduct a flyover while displaying blue, white and red contrails during the Military Parade on Bastille Day. An historic first, the U.S. led the parade as the country of honor this year in commemoration of the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I and the long-standing partnership between France and the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael McNabb/Released)
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World War I Centennial

3:55 PM10/19/2017
170714-N-AC979-386 PARIS (July 14, 2017) Almost 200 U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen assigned to units in Europe and the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, march in front of the Presidential Tribune, officiated by French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump, at the Place de la Concorde during the Military Parade on Bastille Day. An historic first, the U.S. led the parade as the country of honor this year in commemoration of the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I and the long-standing partnership between France and the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael McNabb/Released)
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World War I Centennial

3:55 PM10/19/2017
170714-N-AC979-381 PARIS (July 14, 2017) Almost 200 U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen assigned to units in Europe and the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, march down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde during the Military Parade on Bastille Day. An historic first, the U.S. led the parade as the country of honor this year in commemoration of the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I and the long-standing partnership between France and the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael McNabb/Released)
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World War I Centennial

3:57 PM10/19/2017
170714-N-AC979-048 PARIS (July 14, 2017) In step with a color guard donning World War I-era uniforms, U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen assigned to units in Europe and the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, stand in ranks before the start of the Military Parade on Bastille Day. An historic first, the U.S. led the parade as the country of honor this year in commemoration of the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I and the long-standing partnership between France and the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael McNabb/Released)
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World War I Centennial

3:22 PM10/27/2017
170714-N-AC979-495 PARIS (July 14, 2017) U.S. and French service members display each country’s respective flag during the Military Parade on Bastille Day. An historic first, the U.S. led the parade as the country of honor this year in commemoration of the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I and the long-standing partnership between France and the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael McNabb/Released)
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12:03 PM6/5/2018
This year marks the 74th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 -- most commonly known as D-Day. An epic multinational amphibious and airborne operation, D-Day forged partnerships and reinforced transatlantic bonds that remain strong today. Overall, U.S. service members from 20 units in Europe and the U.S. will participate in events and ceremonies May 30-June 7, 2018, in almost 40 locations throughout the Normandy region of France as part of Joint Task Force Normandy 74
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12:03 PM6/5/2018
This year marks the 74th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 -- most commonly known as D-Day. An epic multinational amphibious and airborne operation, D-Day forged partnerships and reinforced transatlantic bonds that remain strong today. Overall, U.S. service members from 20 units in Europe and the U.S. will participate in events and ceremonies May 30-June 7, 2018, in almost 40 locations throughout the Normandy region of France as part of Joint Task Force Normandy 74
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12:03 PM6/5/2018
This year marks the 74th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 -- most commonly known as D-Day. An epic multinational amphibious and airborne operation, D-Day forged partnerships and reinforced transatlantic bonds that remain strong today. Overall, U.S. service members from 20 units in Europe and the U.S. will participate in events and ceremonies May 30-June 7, 2018, in almost 40 locations throughout the Normandy region of France as part of Joint Task Force Normandy 74
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USEUCOM and Hellenic National Defense General Staff meet in Stuttgart

4:58 PM4/12/2019
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Memorial Day 2019

8:26 PM5/25/2019
His Excellency, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, pays repects, and lays a rose at the grave of famed WW II leader, Gen. George S, Patton, May 25, 2019. Throughout the course of U.S. history, service members have paid the ultimate price in defense of our Nation. Memorial Day is a time to honor their sacrifice and remember their legacy. This Memorial Day weekend, service members from United States European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 American WWI and WWII military cemeteries across Europe. This year marks the 75th anniversary of WWII. The partnerships forged 75 years ago endure today as U.S. forces in Europe remain committed to European allies and partners. (U.S. Navy phot by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Evan Parker/ Released)
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Memorial Day 2019

8:29 PM5/25/2019
A U.S. C130 flies over a Memorial Day ceremony at the American Cemetery in Luxembourg, May 25, 2019. Throughout the course of U.S. history, service members have paid the ultimate price in defense of our Nation. Memorial Day is a time to honor their sacrifice and remember their legacy. This Memorial Day weekend, service members from United States European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 American WWI and WWII military cemeteries across Europe. This year marks the 75th anniversary of WWII. The partnerships forged 75 years ago endure today as U.S. forces in Europe remain committed to European allies and partners. (U.S. Navy phot by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Evan Parker/ Released)
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Memorial Day 2019

4:04 PM5/27/2019
U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa Color Guard marches with the U.S. and French flags in the Memorial Day ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery on May 26, 2019. Overall, U.S. European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 U.S. American Battle Memorial Cemeteries throughout Europe to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the U.S. and its allies. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernesto Bonilla)
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Security Mechanism Briefing

1:43 PM9/20/2019
Interview with Brig. Gen. Christian Wortman and Brig. Gen. Scott Naumann on Security Mechanism. On the Record Telephonic Briefing, Sept. 19, 2019.
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USCGC Eagle arrives in Iceland, hosts U.S.-Iceland meeting

2:03 PM6/21/2021
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — USCGC Eagle (WIX 327), "America's Tall Ship," arrived in Reykjavik Wednesday and proceeded to host tours and senior officials through the weekend.

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U.S. Marines and Sailors on board the HMS Queen Elizabeth

9:14 AM7/9/2021
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Bulgaria stands up multinational battle group

9:39 AM3/20/2022
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Bulgaria stands up multinational battle group

9:51 AM3/20/2022
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III speaks to Soldiers assigned to 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Bulgaria on March 18, 2022. (DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley)
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Bulgaria stands up multinational battle group

9:56 AM3/20/2022
An honor guard welcomes Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III as he arrives in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 18, 2022. (DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley)
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