Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff: Brig. Gen. Kai Ronald Rohrschneider, German Army
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Deputy CoS: Wilburn "Bill" Williams
Executive Officer: Maj. Rian Carter
Military Assistant: Lt. Col. (General Staff) Ingo Becker, German Army

U.S. Army Europe's Chief of Staff monitors, coordinates and directs all administrative, logistic and operational support as required by the commanding general to maintain the readiness of the command. The CoS serves as the principal advisor to the commanding general and deputy commanding general on all matters related to efficient and effective staff procedures to implement the commanding general's strategic vision.

The major functions of the chief of staff are to:

  • Direct and synchronize the HQ USAREUR staff.
  • Prescribe USAREUR policy on behalf of the CG.
  • Participate in the development and review of plans, programs, policies, and procedures for the execution of activities in the USAREUR area of operation (AO) as required by Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) and senior commander priorities.
  • Establish and maintain liaison with higher, lateral, and subordinate commands and supporting units.

NOTE: If the position of the Chief of Staff is held by a foreign national military officer, certain duties may be constrained by U.S. law and Army regulations.

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Phone Numbers

DSN: 314-537-0402
Commercial from Germany: 0611-143-537-0402
Commercial from USA: 011-49-611-143-537-0402

Mailing Address

Unit 29351 Box 96
APO, AE 09014-9351