Commanding General Community Forums

Jan. 28, 2011

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- The Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe is beginning a second round of military community visits in February.

Since assuming command last March, Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling has visited every major Army garrison in Europe, as well as 26 of the 51 countries in the USAREUR area of operations.

The current schedule includes these community forums:

Jan. 31 Vicenza, Italy—Hertling will attend via video teleconference

Feb. 2 Schweinfurt—with a VTC link to the nearby Ansbach and Bamberg communities

Feb. 8 Grafenwoehr

Feb. 9 Baumholder

Feb. 16 Heidelberg/Mannheim—focused on the upcoming USAREUR headquarters move to Wiesbaden

In order to ensure a frank and open conversation, media are not invited to these community forums.

For more information, please visit your Garrison website

About us: U.S. Army Europe is uniquely positioned to advance American strategic interests across Eurasia and has unparalleled capability to prevent conflict, shape the environment and, if necessary, win decisively. The relationships we build during more than 1000 theater security cooperation events in more than 40 countries each year lead directly to support for multinational contingency operations around the world, strengthen regional partnerships, and enhance global security.