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USS Laboon supports national security interests in Europe

3:50 PM3/13/2015
USS Laboon (DDG 58) fires its MK 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise March 7, 2015. Laboon, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Desmond Parks/Released)
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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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Sea Hawk aboard USS Jason Dunham

4:58 PM4/22/2015
Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jon Parker, from Warren, Ohio, center, signals to pilots operating an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46, while Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Logan Smith, from Jacksonville, Florida, disconnects a data link from the aircraft prior to take-off aboard USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) April 17, 2015. Jason Dunham, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones/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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Leaders from 11 nations meet to discuss Arctic Security

3:02 PM6/8/2015
Representatives from 11 nations across Europe and North America met for the Arctic Security Forces Roundtable in order to promote regional understanding and enhance multilateral security operations within the Arctic area.
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Arctic Security Forces Roundtable

3:17 PM6/8/2015
Icelandic Coast Guard Rear Admiral Georg Lárusson, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Randy Kee and Norwegian Army Maj. Gen. Odin Johannessen listen to a presentation during the Arctic Security Forces Roundtable, May 12, 2015 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Kee and Johannessen co-led the conference, while Lárusson led coordination of host nation support. Representatives from 11 nations across Europe and North America met for the ASFR in order to promote regional understanding and enhance multilateral security operations within the Arctic area.
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Stability, Security & Trust

11:33 AM6/10/2015
U.S. Marine Sgt. Steven Mashburn, a squad leader with Black Sea Rotational Force, right, holds the American flag during the opening ceremony for Exercise Saber Strike at the Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, June 8, 2015. The exercise brings NATO and other partner nations together for a multilateral training event designed to promote regional stability and security, strengthen partnerships, and foster trust. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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Black Sea Rotational Force: Fire the TOW

12:15 PM7/13/2015
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gordon Kwei, anti-tank missile man with Weapons Company, Black Sea Rotational Force, fires the tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missile (TOW), while Staff Sgt. Wayne Edmiston, combat correspondent with Black Sea Rotational Force, records it during the combined anti-armor team sustainment training for Exercise Platinum Lion 15-3, July 8 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria. The Marines launched 10 TOW missiles fired from M41 Sabers mounted to the turrets of Humvees. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force and service members from Bulgaria, Romania, the United Kingdom and Albania are conducting the two-week exercise to promote regional cooperation and foster interoperability in order to combat security threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Sarah E. Burns)
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USS Jason Dunham Commander on Camera

12:24 PM7/13/2015
Cmdr. Darren Dugan, commanding officer, USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) conducts an on-camera interview with Estonian media July 8, 2015. Jason Dunham, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones/Released)
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Maintaining Theater Security with the Warthog

12:39 PM7/13/2015
U.S. Air Force crew chiefs from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron perform maintenance on a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft engine during a theater security package deployment to Lask Air Base, Poland, July 9, 2015. The U.S. and Polish air forces will conduct training aimed to strengthen interoperability and demonstrate the countries' shared commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)
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USS Carney activity in Souda Bay

3:26 PM1/14/2016
SOUDA BAY, Greece - A diver assigned to Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center Norfolk, performs repairs on USS Carney (DDG 64) Jan. 13, 2016. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U. S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold/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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USS Wasp Deploys Amphibious Ready Group

10:59 AM7/12/2016
ATLANTIC OCEAN - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Hilda Martinez signals an MV-22B Osprey for take off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) July 9, 2016. Wasp is deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rawad Madanat)
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Rapid Trident 16 Concludes with Closing Ceremony

1:33 PM7/12/2016
YAVORIV, Ukraine – Exercise Rapid Trident 16 concluded today with a closing ceremony held at the parade grounds at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine. The exercise is a multinational exercise designed to support military cooperation among Ukraine, the U.S., and 11 other Allied and partner nations involving about 2,000 military members which was held from June 27 – July 8.
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1:53 PM7/12/2016
Ukrainian Lt. Gen. Pavlo Tkachuk, the Chief of the Ukrianian National Military Academy prepares to return the salute of a U.S. Soldier during the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/Released)
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3:02 PM7/12/2016
Col. Nick Ducich, the commander of the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine addresses multinational Soldiers during the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/Released)
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3:19 PM7/12/2016
A Ukrainian Armed Forces Chaplain and Ukrainian National Guard Soldiers finish a prayer at the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/Released)
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3:29 PM7/12/2016
A Ukrainian soldier salutes as the Ukrainian flag is lowered during the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/Released)
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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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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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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

2:17 PM8/29/2017
78 law enforcement professionals graduated from the George C. Marshall European Center’s Countering Transnational Organized Crime course to help stop transnational organized crime in their nation.
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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

3:22 PM8/29/2017
Students work on a strategy to counter organized crime and corruption in Ukraine during the three week Countering Transnational Organized Crime course at the George C. Marshall European Center.
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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

3:23 PM8/29/2017
CTOC adjunct professor Khatia Dekanoidze, the first politically independent head of the National Police of Ukraine, shares her insights on corruption during the three week Combatting Transnational Organized Crime course at the George C. Marshall European Center.
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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

3:25 PM8/29/2017
Associate Director for International Liaison U.S. Ambassador Douglas Griffiths provides feedback to a student seminar group during a strategy presentation exercise. The exercise was the final project during the three-week long Countering Transnational Organized Crime course at the George C. Marshall European Center.
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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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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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U.S. European Command to Participate in Helsinki Commission Field Hearing

1:54 PM7/1/2019
Participation in the field hearing is another example of the U.S.’s strong commitment to security in the Baltic Sea region and unwavering support to our Allies and partners
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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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Turkey and U.S. Conduct Second Joint Ground Patrol

3:57 PM9/24/2019
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Military Leaders Collaborate in Albania to Increase Readiness, Interoperability in the Balkans

10:26 AM9/26/2019
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U.S. and Turkey Move Forward to Secure Northeast Syria

10:13 AM9/29/2019
U.S. and Turkish forces are working in close-cooperation to establish sustainable security in northeast Syria. As part of this effort, both forces conducted the seventh combined joint aerial overflight to monitor the progress of the implementation of the security mechanism zone, September 28, 2019.
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EUCOM Deputy Commander Meets with Republic of Cyprus Leadership

8:02 AM12/6/2019
Lt. Gen. Stephen Twitty, deputy commander, U.S. European Command, met with Lt. Gen. Ilias Leontaris, chief of defense and chief of the National Guard for the Republic of Cyprus, yesterday to discuss ongoing bilateral defense activities between the two nations
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Bomber Task Force Europe: US integrates with Norway and UK

1:54 PM2/11/2022
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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

9:56 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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