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DoD Announces European Infrastructure Consolidation Actions and F-35 Basing in Europe

2:48 PM1/8/2015
The Department of Defense announced today the consolidation of some U.S. infrastructure in Europe, including the return of 15 sites to their host nations. These actions, taken as part of the European Infrastructure Consolidation (EIC) process, will save the U.S. government approximately $500 million annually. The DoD also announced the first F-35 basing in Europe at RAF Lakenheath, UK, which will bring new opportunities for collaboration between the U.S. and UK air forces.
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Engaging targets with a Javelin

5:40 PM3/11/2015
A U.S. Army paratrooper, right, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Special Troops Battalion and a Dutch soldier, left, with the 411th Engineer Company, 41st Armored Engineer Battalion, 13th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Royal Netherlands Army, engage targets with a Javelin anti-tank missile during a combined defensive live-fire exercise at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, March 7, 2015. The 173rd Airborne routinely trains alongside NATO forces to increase interoperability and strengthen the alliance. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Nathanael Mercado/Released)
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173rd Airborne trains with Royal Netherlands Army

5:46 PM3/11/2015
U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Special Troops Battalion and a Dutch soldier with the 411th Engineer Company, 41st Armored Engineer Battalion, 13th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Royal Netherlands Army, engage targets during a combined defensive live-fire exercise at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, March 7, 2015. The 173rd Airborne routinely trains alongside NATO forces to increase interoperability and strengthen the alliance. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Nathanael Mercado/Released)
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Special Forces team up for training

6:12 PM3/18/2015
A dog handler with U.S. Army Special Forces clears a building during a close-quarters battle demonstration for Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa in Baumholder, Germany, March 9, 2015. The use of military dogs is an efficient way to detect hazardous materials and locate individuals within a structure. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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10th Special Forces Group drops in

3:08 PM3/19/2015
A U.S. Soldier assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) free falls as his parachute opens after jumping out of a C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone in Germany, March 17, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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10th Special Forces Group check jump conditions

3:17 PM3/19/2015
U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) check conditions before their fellow Soldiers jump out of the C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone in Germany March 17, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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96 hours in FTX

4:57 PM3/30/2015
U.S. Soldiers assigned to 554th Military Police Company discuss the training evolution they completed as part of a 96-hour Field Training Exercise (FTX) called Operation Mandalorian. The exercise consisted of various scenarios including simulated terrorist attacks and medical response procedures and was conducted in the Local Training Area, Boeblingen, Germany, from March 23 to March 26, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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Dragoon Ride mission complete

3:11 PM4/2/2015
Soldiers with 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment parade through Rose Barracks, April 1, 2015 after returning from a deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Before reaching their home station, 2nd Cavalry Regiment drove 1,800 km from Estonia through Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, the Czech Republic and finally Germany. The road march was called Dragoon Ride and it exercised the unit’s maintenance and leadership capabilities and demonstrated the freedom of movement that exists within NATO. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger/released)
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Wolfpack welcomed back

3:19 PM4/2/2015
Soldiers with 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment parade through Rose Barracks, April 1, 2015 after returning from a deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Before reaching their home station, 2nd Cavalry Regiment drove 1,800 km from Estonia through Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, the Czech Republic and finally Germany. The road march was called Dragoon Ride and it exercised the unit’s maintenance and leadership capabilities and demonstrated the freedom of movement that exists within NATO. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger/released)
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173rd and Moldovan Forces Ready to Jump

3:15 PM5/7/2015
U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, and Moldovan Special Forces Battalion soldiers board a Minnesota Air National Guard C-130 Hercules as part of o multinational airborne training at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, April 10, 2015. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the Army contingency response force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central commands areas of responsibility within 18 hours. (U.S. Army Photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger/released)
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Clean, Safe and Ready to Fly

4:57 PM5/7/2015
An Airman from the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron washes the fuselage of a C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft April 20, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Aircraft washing is a vital part of the flying mission, and if not washed regularly, aircraft begin to corrode and cause damage yielding it unsafe to operate. Safety procedures require all members participating in the washing to wear full-body protective gear. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sara Keller)
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Cavalry March - Ready to Roll

9:11 AM5/14/2015
Troopers assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, place American, Romanian and NATO flags on their Stryker Combat Vehicles in preparation for the unit's Cavalry March to the Cincu Training Center, at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, May 13, 2015. This event will not only focus on transporting troopers and their equipment to a new Romanian training facility, but it will also give the unit a chance to interact with the local populace while improving on relations with their host nation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner/released)
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Cavalry March - Bird's Eye View

9:15 AM5/14/2015
Stryker Combat Vehicles belonging to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, along with Romanian tactical vehicles belonging to the Romanian Land Forces, are put on display for spectators in Ploiesti, Romania, during the unit's demonstration of partnership with its NATO allies while participating the squadron's Cavalry March from Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base to the Cincu Training Center, May 13, 2015. This event will not only focus on transporting Troopers and their equipment to a new Romanian Training Facility, but it will also give the unit a chance to interact with the local populace while improving on relations with their host nation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner/released)
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Cavalry March - Apaches Airborne

10:54 AM5/15/2015
Two AH-64 Apache helicopters belonging to the 4-3 Assault Helicopter Battalion, which directly supports 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, hover above Peles Castle, while participating in a welcoming ceremony held by the mayor of the city for 2nd Squadron, during the unit's Cavalry March from Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base to the Cincu Training Center, Romania, May 14, 2015. This event will not only focus on transporting troopers and their equipment to a new Romanian training facility, but it will also give the unit a chance to interact with the local populace while improving on relations with their host nation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner/released)
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Cavalry March - Sinaia, Romania

11:00 AM5/15/2015
Command Sgt. Maj. Peter D. Johnson (bottom middle left), Squadron command sergeant major assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stands with Vlad Oprea (bottom middle), mayor of Sinaia, along with Brig. Gen. Michael J. Tarsa (bottom middle), 4th Infantry Division deputy commanding general, and Lt. Col. Theodore A. Johnson (bottom middle right), 2nd Squadron commander, as they pose with other leaders from the Romanian Land Forces and 2nd Squadron, at Peles Castle located in Sinaia, Romania, during the unit's Cavalry March from Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base to the Cincu Training Center, May 14, 2015. This event will not only focus on transporting troopers and their equipment to a new Romanian training facility, but it will also give the unit a chance to interact with the local populace while improving on relations with their host nation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner/released)
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Exercise Open Spirit 15 - EOD in the Baltic Sea

4:31 PM5/29/2015
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class David Hubbard, from Huntington Station, N.Y., and assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, conducts pre-dive checks prior to participating in mine countermeasure operations in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Estonia, May 25, during Exercise Open Spirit 2015. EODMU 8 is working in conjunction with EOD teams from Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden to dispose of unexploded ordnance originating from World War II. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Patrick A. Ratcliff/ Released)
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BLAC ICE - Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials

5:00 PM6/2/2015
U.S. and European security forces discuss their strategy prior to breaching a hardened facility during a combat training course on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 30, 2015. Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials -- or BLAC ICE is designed to teach security forces members from multiple countries advanced tactics and shooting skills for use in the event of a base security breach. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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BLAC ICE - Tactics, Techniques & Procedures

5:05 PM6/2/2015
A U.S. Air Force security forces Airman secures the outside of a hardened facility after neutralizing the opposing force during a combat training course on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 30, 2015. Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials -- or BLAC ICE is designed to teach security forces members from multiple countries advanced tactics and shooting skills for use in the event of a base security breach. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Black Hawk Air Assault Training

11:15 AM6/10/2015
U.S. Soldiers and Airmen, assigned to various units throughout Europe, rappel from a UH-60 Black Hawk during an air assault course at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 9, 2015. The course is being conducted through the 7th Army Combined Arms Training Center by a mobile training team from Ft. Bragg and marks the first time the Air Assault Course has been held at the newly-built and renovated air assault facilities of the Grafenwoehr Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger/released)
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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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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

4:24 PM6/25/2015
Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, participate in a live-fire tank shoot firing the first ever rounds fired by a U.S. M1A2 tanks in Bulgaria 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. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Jacqueline Dowland, 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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Atlantic Resolve North 2016

4:03 PM1/14/2016
U.S. Soldiers, assigned to Lightning Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, load Stryker Fighting Vehicles on rail cars at Rose Barracks’ railhead station, Vilseck, Germany, Jan. 7, 2016. The squadron will deploy to Lithuania to take part in Atlantic Resolve North. The operation takes place in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. These training events improve interoperability, strengthen relationships and trust among allied armies, contribute to regional stability, and demonstrate U.S. commitment to NATO. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach/Released)
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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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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:36 AM7/26/2016
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Soldiers from the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division joined Soldiers from 11 NATO countries and one Partner for Peace country for an International Bridge Assessment Course at Ingolstadt, Germany July 11.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:46 AM7/26/2016
Staff Sgt. Craig Pruden, a combat engineer with 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, listens as German Soldiers talk about different equipment they use to assess bridges during a an International Bridge Assessment Course at Ingolstadt, Germany July 12. The course, a bilateral project from the Belgian and German engineer schools, supported by the Military Engineering Centre of Excellence, aims to inform Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:46 AM7/26/2016
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Graham Hill, an engineer with the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, works with a German Soldier to assess a bridge near Ingolstadt, Germany July 14 as part of an International Bridge Assessment Course. The Soldiers used different bridge assessment methods and later compared the Military Load Classifications to see the difference in how each country assesses a bridge.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:47 AM7/26/2016
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Graham Hill, an engineer with the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, helps a German Soldier get out of a creek as they assess a bridge near Ingolstadt, Germany July 14. Soldiers from the battalion joined engineers from 11 NATO countries and a Partner for Peace country for an International Bridge Assessment Course aimed at informing Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:47 AM7/26/2016
Staff Sgt. Kwayne Huggins, a combat engineer with 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, scans a bridge to locate and assess the steel reinforcement as part of a bridge assessment near Ingolstadt, Germany July 14. Soldiers from the battalion joined engineers from ten NATO countries for an International Bridge Assessment Course to inform Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:47 AM7/26/2016
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Katelynn Clark (center), an assistant operations officer for the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, listens as a Belgian officer talks about different equipment they use to assess bridges during a an International Bridge Assessment Course at Ingolstadt, Germany July 12. The course, a bilateral project from the Belgian and German engineer schools, supported by the Military Engineering Centre of Excellence, aims to inform Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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Re-enlistment Ceremony

6:32 PM7/27/2016
KUSEL, Germany – 16th Sustainment Brigade commander, Col. Michelle M.T. Letcher, administers the oath of reenlistment to 53 ‘Knight’s’ Brigade Soldiers in the courtyard of the Burg Lichtenberg castle during a mass reenlistment ceremony April 1st. Soldiers from Grafenwoehr, Kaiserslautern and Baumholder representing the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and 39th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control) reaffirmed their oath to serve their nation. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Hannah Morgan, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command)
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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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1-68 Armor fires first rounds in Poland

2:54 PM1/17/2017
A round is fired from an M1A2 Main Battle Tank belonging to 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division during the first Live Fire Accuracy Screening Tests at Presidential Range in Swietozow, Poland, January 16, 2017. The arrival of 3rd Arm. Bde. Cmbt. Tm., 4th Inf. Div., marks the start of back-to-back rotations of armored brigades in Europe as part of Atlantic Resolve. The vehicles and equipment, totaling more than 2,700 pieces, were shipped to Poland for certification before deploying across Europe for use in training with partner nations. This rotation will enhance deterrence capabilities in the region, improve the U.S. ability to respond to potential crises and defend allies and partners in the European community. U.S. forces will focus on strengthening capabilities and sustaining readiness through bilateral and multinational training and exercises. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Tarr)
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United States European Command Celebrates it's 50th Anniversary in Stuttgart

4:13 PM3/15/2017
STUTTGART, Germany - Rear Adm. John W. Smith,U.S. European Command, Chief of Staff, and Master Sgt. Alicia Singerman, EUCOM Secretary of the Joint Staff, Superintendent, cut the cake at a ceremony to commemorate 50 years in Stuttgart Mar. 15, 2017. “Fifty years ago today, the U.S. flag was unfurled here at Patch Barracks -- and ever since then, the men and women of EUCOM remain postured and ready to face a rapidly changing international security environment,” said Rear Adm. Smith. (U.S. European Command photo by Martin Greeson)
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EUCOM Director of Logistics Signs ATERES Agreement

10:26 AM4/5/2017
STUTTGART, Germany - Rear Adm. Paul Verrastro (center), U.S. European Command Director of Logistics signs a multinational air transportation, aerial refueling, and other exchange of services (ATARES) program agreement Mar. 24, 2017. The ATERES program is a milestone agreement is the culmination of an eight year staffing effort within the U.S. government between EUCOM, Congress, Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of State, Transportation Command, and U.S. Africa Command. (U.S. European Command photo by Master Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr.)
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Live-Fire Exercise in Germany Tests Army’s ‘Iron Brigade’

11:13 AM5/2/2017
Sgt. 1st Class Ndifrek Aanam-Ndu, JMRC Timberwolves OCT, injects a casualty in the current battle scenario to observe the team in assessing the casualty, combat lifesaving tactical field care and casualty evacuation on range Battle Position 2 (BP2) at Grafenwoehr, Germany April 21. Exercise Combined Resolve VIII is a multinational exercise designed to train Army's Regionally Allocated Forces to the U.S. European Command. Combined Resolve VIII will include more than 3,400 participants from 10 nations. The goal of the exercise is to prepare forces in Europe to operate together to promote stability and security in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Karen Sampson)
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U.S. armored brigade, Romanians join forces for simulated fight

1:08 PM5/18/2017
1st Lt. Sergio Gligor (from left), an operations officer with the Romanian 811th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Lt. Andrei Man, a battle captain with the 811th Inf. Bn., and 1st Lt. Jeff Yao, a military intelligence officer with the U.S. Army 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, track a counter-attack in a simulated fight against a conventional force during a command post exercise conducted at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, May 16, 2017. The three-day CPX served as a rehearsal for both units as they prepare for the live exercise phase of Combined Resolve VIII, a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, that will include more than 3,400 participants from 10 nations as they operate together to promote stability and security in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Scott Walters, 3rd ABCT Public Affairs, 4th Infantry Division)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

10:44 AM6/14/2017
U.S. Air Force, Polish air force and German air force train together during BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) and Saber Strike Exercises.
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:00 AM6/14/2017
An F-16 Fighting Falcon. 510th Fighter Squadron, deployed to Krzesiny Air Base, Poland, in support of Aviation Detachment rotation 17-3, exercise BALTOPS and exercise Saber Strike approaches the boom on a KC-135R Stratotanker over the Baltic Sea, June 13, 2017. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. Participating nations include Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:02 AM6/14/2017
Tech. Sgt. Steve Hood, 459th Air Refueling Wing boom operator, part of the Total Force Citizen Airmen team refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon, 510th Fighter Squadron, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS over the Baltic Sea, June 13, 2017. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. Participating nations include Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:03 AM6/14/2017
Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons fly in a two ship formation during BALTOPS over the Baltic Sea, June 13, 2017. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. Participating nations include Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:05 AM6/14/2017
Capt. Cody Jordan, left, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, conducts a pre-flight inspection on a KC-135R Stratotanker with Master Sgt. Jacob Wavrin, right, 459th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, during BALTOPS exercise at Powidz Air Base, Poland, June 12, 2017. The exercise is designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, to strengthen combined response capabilities, as well as demonstrate resolve among Allied and Partner Nations' forces to ensure stability in, and if necessary defend, the Baltic Sea region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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USEUCOM Hosts Cyber Exercise with Baltic Allies

11:50 AM7/5/2017
With the assistance of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, USEUCOM hosted cyber exercise Baltic Ghost, June 27-29, in Stuttgart, Germany, with participants from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and their National Guard State Partners Maryland, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, respectively.
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6th ANGLICO Marines and Georgian soldiers prepare for deployment in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel

1:49 PM8/24/2017
U.S. Marines with 6th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, and soldiers with the 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion, conducted a Mission Rehearsal Exercise as part of the Georgia Deployment Program- Resolute Support Mission aboard the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 16-22, 2017.
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6th ANGLICO Marines and Georgian soldiers prepare for deployment in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel

1:56 PM8/24/2017
HOHENFELS, Germany – U.S. Marine Capt. Mickey Ding (bottom), a fire control team leader with 6th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, and Lance Cpl. Alex Carro (top), a radio operator with 6th ANGLICO, FHG, MARFORRES, post security during a patrol aboard the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 16, 2017. MARFORRES Marines are making impact in support of operational and theater security cooperation requirements such as in the Georgia Deployment Program- Resolute Support Mission Mission Rehearsal Exercise, the culminating event in a six month long training program which prepares the 31st Georgian Light infantry Battalion for deployment to Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kimberly Aguirre/Released)
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6th ANGLICO Marines and Georgian soldiers prepare for deployment in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel

2:06 PM8/24/2017
HOHENFELS, Germany - U.S. Marines with 6th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, and soldiers with the 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion, discuss troop movements over a terrain model after conducting a patrol during the Georgia Deployment Program- Resolute Support Mission, Mission Rehearsal Exercise aboard the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 16, 2017. MARFORRES Marines play a key role in the partnership with the Georgian Armed Forces, preparing the 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, and deploying alongside them. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kimberly Aguirre/Released)
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U.S. Army Reserve civil affairs and German agencies build relationship through disaster relief training

11:57 AM9/21/2017
Sgt. John Rene (middle), soldier with Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, coordinates a search and rescue operation with a Bundeswehr soldier from the Sanitätsstaffel Einsatz unit in Cologne, Germany and Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk, a civilian protection organization, during training exercise Cobra Strike 17, Wackernheim, Germany, Sept. 16, 2017. This local multi-partnered exercise tests civil affairs solders’ assessment skills in a fictitious post-earthquake disaster scenario and coordination with local emergency services (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Jeku Arce, 221st Public Affairs Detachment).
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2d Cavalry Regiment convoy to Poland

10:34 AM10/12/2017
Soldiers assigned to 3d Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army, refuel their Stryker Combat vehicle at a rest stop in Germany Oct. 11, 2017 during a 1,100 km road march from Rose Barracks, Germany to Orzysz, Poland. The Squadron with elements from Field Artillery Squadron, 2CR, the Regimental Engineer Squadron, 2CR and the Balaklava Squadron, Light Dragoons Regiment, British Army, are heading to Poland to be part of Battle Group Poland in support of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence initiative.
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2d Cavalry Regiment convoy to Poland

10:35 AM10/12/2017
Task Force Wolfpack, comprised mainly of 3d Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army with elements from Field Artillery Squadron, 2CR, the Regimental Engineer Squadron, 2CR and the Balaklava Squadron, Light Dragoons Regiment, British Army, leave a rest stop in Germany Oct. 11, 2017 during their 1,100 km road march from Rose Barracks, Germany to Orzysz, Poland. The Troops are heading to Poland to be part of Battle Group Poland in support of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence initiative.
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2d Cavalry Regiment convoy to Poland

10:36 AM10/12/2017
Soldiers assigned to Balaklava Squadron, Light Dragoons Regiment, British Army, leave a rest stop in Germany Oct. 11, 2017 during their 1,100 km road march from Rose Barracks, Germany to Orzysz, Poland. The British soldiers are heading to Poland with 3d Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army, to be part of Battle Group Poland in support of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence initiative.
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Top U.S. General in Europe Hosts Ambassador and Counter-Terrorism Conferences (photo 3 of 3)

4:27 PM5/24/2018
Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander of United States European Command, gives an introduction speech during the Ambassadors Conference held in Wiesbaden, Germany, May 23, 2018.
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USEUCOM and Hellenic National Defense General Staff meet in Stuttgart

4:58 PM4/12/2019
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D-Day 2019

7:31 PM6/8/2019
A French local attends the Allied Prison of War Camp ceremony in Foucarville, France, June 8, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upwards of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

7:32 PM6/8/2019
A U.S Army Service Member salutes the flags at the Allied Prison of War Camp ceremony in Foucarville, France, June 8, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upwards of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, 2019.
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Senior Enlisted Leader Change of Command 2019

3:12 PM8/2/2019
U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief Cris Addington, left, the outgoing command senior enlisted leader (CSEL) of U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, middle, commander of USEUCOM, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, right, the incoming CSEL of USEUCOM, salute during the national anthem during a change of responsibility ceremony at Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany. Easton assumed responsibility from Addington during the ceremony, officiated by Wolters
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Senior Enlisted Leader Change of Command 2019

3:14 PM8/2/2019
U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, middle, commander of U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), pins the Defense Superior Service Medal on U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief Cris Addington, left, the outgoing command senior enlisted leader (CSEL) of USEUCOM, during a change of responsibility ceremony at Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany. U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, the incoming CSEL of USEUCOM assumed responsibility from Addington during the ceremony, officiated by Wolters.
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Senior Enlisted Leader Change of Command 2019

3:18 PM8/2/2019
U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief Cris Addington, the outgoing command senior enlisted leader (CSEL) of U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), speaks during a change of responsibility ceremony at Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany. U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, the incoming CSEL of USEUCOM, assumed responsibility from Addington during the ceremony, officiated by U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, commander of USEUCOM.
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Senior Enlisted Leader Change of Command 2019

3:20 PM8/2/2019
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, the incoming command senior enlisted leader of U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), speaks during a change of responsibility ceremony at Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany. Easton assumed responsibility from U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief Cris Addington during the ceremony, officiated by U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, commander of USEUCOM.
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Senior Enlisted Leader Change of Command 2019

3:22 PM8/2/2019
U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief Cris Addington, right, the outgoing command senior enlisted leader (CSEL) of U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, middle, commander of USEUCOM, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, the incoming CSEL of USEUCOM, stand at attention during a change of responsibility ceremony at Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany. Easton assumed responsibility from Addington during the ceremony, officiated by Wolters.
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EUCOM welcomes New Senior Enlisted Leader

4:43 PM8/2/2019
EUCOM welcomes U.S. Air Force chief master sergeant Phillip Easton as he assumed responsibility as senior enlisted leader of the command
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Northern Group Ministerial Meetings Focus on Exercises and Training

8:41 AM12/6/2019
European defense leaders from 13 countries met in Stockholm, Sweden today as part of the Northern Group Ministerial meetings. Commander, U.S. European Command, General Todd D. Wolters, attended the meeting hosted by Swedish Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist
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Rockets Return to Europe

12:00 AM1/10/2020
MLRS software fielding and NET training of the 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery of the 41st Field Artillery Brigade in October at US Army Base in Grafenwöhr, Germany. The significance being MLRS returning to USAREUR for the first time in 13 years.
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DEFENDER-Europe 20 Begins With 1st Combat Power Arrival

12:00 AM2/20/2020
BREMERHAVEN, Germany— The first combat power into the European theater for DEFENDER-Europe 20 has rolled down the ramp of the American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier The Endurance at the port of Bremerhaven in Germany, February 20. The equipment belongs to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, deploying to Germany from Fort Stewart, Georgia. The arrival of the ARC Endurance signifies the next major step of DEFENDER-Europe 20, the largest deployment of Soldiers from the U.S. to Europe for an exercise in more than 25 years.
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Bomber Task Force Europe: Bombers Trek through Europe for Multinational Integrations

11:25 AM3/7/2022
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US, Iceland wrap up exercise Northern Viking 2022

10:10 AM4/19/2022
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