U.S. Army Europe chief of staff pins on second star

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs
April 2, 2010

U.S. Army Europe chief of staff Maj. Gen. Robert B. Brown has his new two-star insignia of rank pinned on his uniform by his wife, Patricia, and USAREUR commander Gen. Carter Ham, in a ceremony at Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany, April 2.
U.S. Army Europe chief of staff Maj. Gen. Robert B. Brown has his new two-star insignia of rank pinned on his uniform by his wife, Patricia, and USAREUR commander Gen. Carter Ham, in a ceremony at Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany, April 2.
(U.S. Army photo by Carl Burnett)

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe's chief of staff was promoted from brigadier general to major general in a ceremony at USAREUR headquarters here, April 2.

Maj. Gen. Robert B. Brown was nominated for promotion Oct. 15, and selected for assignment to USAREUR the following month.

Immediately prior to his assignment with USAREUR, the general served as deputy commanding general for support, 25th Infantry Division, with duty at Multi-National Division - North in Iraq.

About us: The U.S. Army in Europe, with NATO and other coalition partners from throughout its 51-country area of responsibility, trains for, conducts, and supports contingency operations. Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, USAREUR has forces throughout Germany as well as in Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, and Romania, and in Afghanistan and Iraq.