Major exercises throughout U.S. Army Europe




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Multinational Exercises

A Smart Investment

Besides hundreds of smaller military-to military interactions, we participate in numerous large, multinational landpower exercises throughout the European continent.

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Exercise Saber Junction in Germany.

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Exercise Combined Resolve II in Germany.

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Exercise Steadfast Jazz in Poland.

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Exercise Cooperative Resolve in Turkey.

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Exercise Shared Horizons in Georgia.

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Exercise Rapid Trident in Ukraine.

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Exercise Anakonda in Poland.

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Exercise Saber Guardian in Romania.

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Exercise Bagram in Poland.

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Exercise Shared Resilience in Bosnia.

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Exercise Immediate Response in Croatia.

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Exercise Combined Endeavor in Germany.

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Exercise Odysee Sword in Germany.

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Exercise Austere Challenge in Germany.

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Exercise Atlas Vision in Germany.

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Exercise Flexible Leader in Germany.

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Exercise Citadel Guibert in France.

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Exercise Saber Strike in Estonia.

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Exercise Crystal Eagle in Denmark.

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Exercise Arrcade Spear in the United Kingdom

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Building trust

U.S. and European partnersU.S. Army Europe multinational exercises ensure interoperability with our current, and potential, coalition partners, and for working out possible mission command issues including computer network and communications interoperability.

Because of our location in Europe, we are able to interact with large numbers of foreign militaries and routinely integrate coalition building and maintenance activities.

These exercises are a smart investment. They not only build allies, they increase our military proficiency, and they create trust and understanding between the Soldiers and leaders of Europe and the U.S.


Combined Endeavor

Combined Endeavor

Germany

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Steadfast Jazz

Steadfast Jazz

Poland

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Saber Junction

Saber Junction

Germany

Exercise Saber Junction includes participants from the US, NATO allies and European security partners at the 7th Army's Joint Multinational Training Command's Hohenfels Training Area.

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Combined Resolve II

Combined Resolve II

Germany

Combined Resolve II is a U.S. Army Europe-led, multi-national exercise at the Joint Multinational Training Command's Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr training areas

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MEDCEUR

Shared Resilience (MEDCEUR)


Bosnia

Exercise MEDCEUR takes place in Bosnia.


Arcade Spear/Fusion

Arrcade Spear / Fusion

United Kingdom

Exercise Arrcade Spear/Fusion takes place in the United Kingdom.


Immediate Response

Immediate Response

Croatia

Immediate Response is a USAREUR-led theater security cooperation exercise with the Croatian Armed Forces consisting of a company-level field training exercise.


Flexible Leader

Flexible Leader

Germany

Flexible Leader is a USAREUR supported exercise. See below for more information.


Crystal Eagle

Crystal Eagle

Denmark

Exercise Crystal Eagle is a NATO conducted, USAREUR supported exercise executed by the commander, Multinational Corps North-East. Learn more below.


Austere Challenge

Austere Challenge

Germany

Austere Challenge is an annual joint exercise. See below for more information.


Saber Strike

Saber Strike

Estonia

Saber Strike is a USAREUR-led theater secutity cooperation exercise conducted in the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). See below for more information.


Atlas Vision

Atlas Vision


Germany

Atlas Vision is a bi-lateral U.S-Russian Ground Forces exercise. See below for more information.


Odysee Sword

Odysee Sword

Germany

Odysee Sword is a Germany/Netherlands Corps conducted, USAREUR supported, command field exercise held in the NATO Training area in Bergen/Muenster-South.


Shared Horizons

Shared Horizons

Georgia

Shared Horizons is an "in spirit of partnership for peace" combined multinational, humaitarion assistance/disaster response exercise.


Citadel Guibert

Citadel Guibert

France

Exercise Citadel Guibert is a NATO conducted, USAREUR supported, exercise executed by the commander, Rapid Reaction Corps, France.


Anakonda

Anakonda

Poland

Anakonda is a Polish Operational Command led, USAREUR supported exercise designed to conduct multinational training with NATO and partner nations. See below for more information.


Cooperation Resolve

Cooperation Resolve

Turkey

Exercise Cooperation Resolve takes place in Turkey.


Saber Guardian

Saber Guardian

Romania

Saber Gaurdian takes place in Romania.


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Rapid Trident

Ukraine

Rapid Trident takes place in Ukraine. See below for more information.

U.S. Army Europe

Anakonda

Anakonda is a Polish Operational Command led, USAREUR supported exercise designed to conduct multinational training with NATO and partner nations. USAREUR participation in this exercise directly supports building theater security cooperation objectives. Anakonda is a command post exercise/computer training exercise conducted in Ustka and Drawsko Pomorski Training Area, Poland.

U.S. Army Europe

Atlas Vision

Atlas Vision is a bi-lateral U.S-Russian Ground Forces exercise. The exercise will consist of a battalion-level command post exercise/Computer Assisted exercise and a platoon-level field training exercise.

EUCOM

Austere Challenge

Austere Challenge is an annual joint exercise that enables USAREUR and other EUCOM service components to plan and execute full spectrum operations as a Joint Task Force Headquarters responding to a crisis affecting the EUCOM area of responsibility.

Bagram

Bagram

Exercise Bagram is a Polish Land Forces Mission Rehearsal Exercise supported by USAREUR to certify designated Polish Land Forces Brigade Headquarters for deployment in support of ISAF.

NATO

Citadel Guibert

Exercise Citadel Guibert is a NATO-conducted, USAREUR-supported, exercise executed by the commander, Rapid Reaction Corps, France. Citadel Guibert is a computer assisted/command post exercise.

Combined Endeavor

Combined Endeavor

Combined Endeavor is a distributed "in spirit of partnership for peace" combined multinational Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) interoperability exercise.

Combined Resolve II

Combined Resolve II

Combined Resolve II is a U.S. Army Europe-led, multi-national exercise at the Joint Multinational Training Command's Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr training areas in Germany. The exercise focuses on maintaining and enhancing interoperability during unified land operations in a decisive action training environment.

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EUCOM

Cooperative Resolve

Cooperative Resolve is a USAREUR-conducted battalion-level CPX/CAX supported with Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation from the Joint Multinational Training Command. Cooperative Resolve is conducted in Ankara, Turkey, with focus on training participants in a battalion staff level coalition security, stability, transition and reconstruction operation.

NATO

Crystal Eagle

Exercise Crystal Eagle is a NATO-conducted, USAREUR-supported exercise executed by the commander, Multinational Corps North-East. Crystal Eagle is a computer assisted/command post exercise.

EUCOM

Flexible Leader

Flexible Leader is a USAREUR supported exercise designed to train EUCOM staff and component staffs in the planning and conduct of a coordinated U.S. response to requests for foreign humanitarian assistance contingencies within the EUCOM area of responsibility.

U.S. Army Europe

Guardian Shield

Guardian Shield is a USAREUR-directed, 21st Theater Sustainment Command and 7th Civil Support Command conducted, Defense Threat Reduction Agency supported, command post exercise. Additionally, it includes a field training exercise to train elements of the 7th CSC in planning and conducting foreign consequence management operations.

U.S. Army Europe

Immediate Response

Immediate Response 2014 is a trilateral command post and tactical field training exercise that will involve more than 900 personnel primarily from the U.S., Slovenian and Croatian armed forces, with contingents from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and the United Kingdom. IR14 is conducted in Slovenia.

EUCOM

Juniper Falcon

Juniper Falcon is designed to train and exercise the HQ EUCOM Combined Coordination Center to respond to a crisis in the EUCOM area of responsibility, and to support the readiness of a JFHQ assigned to the EUCOM AOR in accordance with EUCOM training guidance.

NATO

Odysee Sword

Odysee Sword is a Germany/Netherlands Corps-conducted, USAREUR-supported, command field exercise held in the NATO Training Area in Bergen/Muenster-South. The exercise facilitates certification of the 43rd (NLD) Mechanized Brigade in accordance with Dutch Army Command criteria.

Rapid Trident

Rapid Trident

Rapid Trident is a USAREUR-led, in the spirit of partnership for peace, exercise designed to promote regional stability and security, strengthen partnership capacity, and foster trust while improving interoperability between USAREUR, the land forces of Ukraine, and other PfP and NATO partner nations.

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Saber Guardian

Saber Guardian

Saber Guardian 2014 is a multinational military exercise involving approximately 700 military personnel from twelve participating nations. The exercise is designed to strengthen international agency and military partnering while fostering trust and improving interoperability between NATO and partner nations involved in foreign consequence management and peace support operations with U.S. forces.

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Saber Junction

Saber Junction

Exercise Saber Junction 2014 includes participants from the U.S., NATO allies and European security partners, conducting unified land operations at the 7th Army's Joint Multinational Training Command's Hohenfels Training Area.

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Saber Strike

Saber Strike

Saber Strike is a USAREUR-led theater security cooperation exercise conducted in the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). The exercise consists of a field training exercise, a host-nation support command post exercise/computer assisted exercise, and a brigade-level CPX/CAX.

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Shared Horizons

Shared Horizons is an "in spirit of partnership for peace" combined multinational, humanitarian assistance/disaster response exercise. Shared Horizons is executed in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.

EUCOM

Shared Resilience
(MEDCEUR)

Shared Resilience is a EUCOM-directed, USAREUR-supported exercise in the planning and conduct of a coordinated U.S. response to requests for foreign humanitarian assistance contingencies within the EUCOM AOR. USAREUR supports EUCOM training by providing select support for the planning and execution of Shared Resilience.

Steadfast Jazz

Steadfast Jazz

The United States fully supports the Steadfast series, which certifies NATO Response Force, or NRF, readiness to be able to defend any ally, deploy anywhere, and deal with any threat. The upcoming Steadfast Jazz 13 exercise will feature 250 U.S. troops who will deploy for the first time to support the 2014 NATO Response Force.

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Unified Endeavor

Unified Endeavor

Unified Endeavor is a mission rehearsal exercise conducted with the Joint and Coalition Warfighting Center and NATO-Joint Forces. Unified Endeavor is a multi-tier, distributed command post exercise/computer assisted exercise that trains, rehearses and contributes to the overall preparation of the primary headquarters for units that will be assigned as/attached to ISAF.