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Austin visits US troops, meets with leaders in Latvia

12:00 AM8/10/2022
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United States European Command Image

12:13 PM10/1/2019
A firing squad from 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Infantry Division (Air Assault), in a High Mobility Multi-Wheeled Vehicle right, and a Ukrainian armored military vehicle from the 10th Mountain Assault Brigade prepares to engage targets during a defensive maneuvers during Rapid Trident 2019 in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 26, 2019. The meeting is to discuss the first ever brigade sized element joint mounted defensive maneuver live fire exercise performed by the U.S. and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which demonstrates the defensive capabilities of the multi-national force to build a stronger and more unified Europe. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kyle Larsen.)
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U.S. and Ukrainian Army open Rapid Trident 19 during ceremony

12:10 PM10/1/2019
Cpt. Jason Lieuallen, the 115th Regional Support Group Operations Officer with the California Army National Guard, stands in formation during the opening ceremony for Rapid Trident 2019, which involves approximately 3,700 personnel from 14 nations, Sept. 13-28, 2019, at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine. Rapid Trident is an annual, multinational exercise that supports joint combined interoperability among the partner militaries of Ukraine and the United States, as well as Partnership for Peace nations and NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kyle Larsen.)
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U.S. and Ukraine forces put on a show for distinguished visitors

12:09 PM10/1/2019
A high mobility multi-wheeled vehicle from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) provides fire support for a Ukraine engineer vehicle during a water gap crossing demonstration as part of Rapid Trident 2019 in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 20, 2019. RT19 is an annual, multinational exercise occurring from Sept. 13-28, 2019, which involves approximately 3,700 personnel from 14 nations, that supports joint combined interoperability among partner militaries of Ukraine and the United States, as well as Partnership for Peace nations and NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kyle Larsen.)
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RT19 Demonstrates Multinational Proficiency in Ukraines

11:51 AM10/1/2019
From the raising of the U.S. and Ukraine flags on Sept. 13, 2019, to the lowering of the flags on Sept. 28, 2019, hard work and intense multinational training with over 3,700 Soldiers from 14 different nations, Rapid Trident 2019 came to a close in Yavoriv, Ukraine.
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Mattis Details Three Lines of Effort in Memo to DoD Personnel

11:29 AM10/12/2017
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis meets with German, Lithuanian, Dutch, Belgian and American military members at Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, May 10, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)
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Mattis Details Three Lines of Effort in Memo to DoD Personnel

11:05 AM10/12/2017
DoD’s military and civilians are sworn to protect and defend the Constitution and America’s people and its values.
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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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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:58 AM7/20/2017
A MIM-23 Hawk missile system fires a missile over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The Romanian missile system fired alongside American troops and weaponry, allowing each country to witness each other's abilities. The live fire exercise was part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners come together to enhance air defense in Eastern Europe by training together and sharing techniques and strategies. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:57 AM7/20/2017
US Army Pvt. James Fricks, a gunner with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 263rd Air Defense Artillery, 263rd Army Air & Missile Defense Command, slides into the gunner's seat of an AN/TWQ-1 Avenger air defense system in preparation for a live fire demonstration at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The event was a part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners come together to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe by training together and sharing techniques and procedures. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:53 AM7/20/2017
US Army Pvt. Noah Litteer, a gunner with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 263rd Air Defense Artillery, 263rd Army Air & Missile Defense Command, explains the targeting system of his AN/TWQ-1 Avenger air defense system to Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of US Army Europe, before a live fire demonstration over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The event was a part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners share new knowledge and techniques to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe. (Photo by Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:50 AM7/20/2017
An AN/TWQ-1 Avenger air defense system fires a missile over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The drill allowed gunners to fire live missiles as part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners share new knowledge, techniques and strategies to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:46 AM7/20/2017
A live fire demonstration over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The event was a part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners share new knowledge and techniques to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe.
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Norway announces one-year extension for U.S. Marines

5:14 PM6/22/2017
Norway's Minister of Defence announced today that U.S. Marines will continue rotational training and exercises in Norway through 2018.
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EUCOM Commander visits Estonia

1:18 PM3/15/2017
TALLINN, Estonia - GEN Curtis M. Scaparrotti, U.S. European Command, Commander (center) greets GEN Riho Terras, Chief of Defense, Estonia (right) upon his arrival to the nations capital Mar. 14, 2017. Scaparrotti's visit demonstrates EUCOM's support for the trans-Atlantic alliance and specifically the nations in the Baltic Region. (Courtesy photo)
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U.S. European Command Posture Statement 2016

4:25 PM2/25/2016
POSTURE STATEMENT OF GENERAL PHILIP BREEDLOVE COMMANDER, U.S. EUROPEAN COMMAND February 25, 2016
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DCOM Recognizes University of North Georgia Student

1:58 PM6/15/2015
STUTTGART, Germany - Ms. Erika Evans, University of North Georgia student, met with Lt. Gen. William Garrett III, U.S. European Command Deputy Commander here Jun. 11, 2015. Evans successfully completed a four-month internship with EUCOM's J-5/8 Policy, Strategy and Partnering Directorate and was recently selected as a Fulbright Scholar to continue her studies in International Affairs. Lt. Gen. Garrett, a University of North Georgia alumnus, presented Evans with a coin and thanked her for her outstanding work, especially her efforts in support of the Northern European Chiefs of Defense Conference held in Copenhagen, Denmark, May 27-28.
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