Feature: U.S. Army Europe's summer action highlights

Aug. 23, 2012

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs


  • Immediate Response 2012

    Joint Multinational Readiness Center observer-controller (left) discusses a mission with a soldier from the Slovenian armed forces (right) during exercise Immediate Response 12 at Croatia's Slunj Training Area, May 31.

  • Conference of European Armies for Noncommissioned Officers

    U.S. Army Europe's senior enlisted advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport, Sr., and Croatian Army Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dominik Banhost senior sergeants major from more than 40 European nations, Canada and Afghanistan in Zagreb, Croatia June 5.

  • Saber Strike 2012

    Soldiers from Estonia, the United States, Latvia and the United Kingdom plan their next course of action after receiving a mission in the Multi-national Brigade Headquarters during Saber Strike 2012 in Tapa, Estonia, June 13.

  • Cooperative Resolve 2012

    U.S. and Turkish Soldiers participate in Cooperative Resolve June 16 in Turkey. The purpose of the exercise is to enhance interoperability by giving commanders and their staff practical exercises in organizing, controlling and supporting NATO operations.

  • U.S. Army Europe commander furthers American military ties to Norway

    U.S. Army Europe commander Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling and Norwegian Land Forces commander Maj. Gen. Per Sverre Opedal visit with Soldiers and commanders of the Norwegian North Brigade north of the Arctic Circle in Bardufoss June 25. (U.S. Army photo)

  • Tri-nation Competition at JMTC in Grafenwoehr, Germany

    Soldiers from the U.S., Germany and the Czech Republic work together to tackle an obstacle in the leaders' reaction course during the Tri-Nation Competition at Joint Multinational Training Command in Grafenwoehr, Germany, June 27.

  • Royal Netherlands Army Commander visits U.S. Army Europe Headquarters

    Lt. Gen. Mart de Kruif Royal Netherlands Army Commander, discusses the future of Netherlands and US Armies with Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, US Army Europe Commander during a visit to Heidelberg, Germany, July 2.

  • Exercise Rapid Trident

    Service members from 16 nations stand in formation during the Rapid Trident 2012 opening ceremony held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine, July 16.

  • USAREUR Commander meets with Georgian President

    In a visit to the Caucasus region, U.S. Army Europe Commander, Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling met with the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saashkivilli, to further security cooperation initiatives July 17.

  • USAREUR Commander travels to Armenia

    In a visit to the Caucasus region, U.S. Army Europe Commander, Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling met with military and diplomatic leaders of Armenia to further strengthen security cooperation and partnership initiatives in the region July 18.

  • USAREUR Commander travels to Azerbaijan

    In a visit to the Caucasus region, U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling met with military and diplomatic leaders of Azerbaijan to further strengthen security cooperation and partnership initiatives in the region July 19.

  • Exercise Rapid Trident

    U.S. and Ukranian Soldiers interact in Yavoriv, Ukraine, July 19 during the two-week Exercise Rapid Trident.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts first CFLCC seminar outside U.S.

    U.S. Army Europe Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling hosts first CFLCC seminar outside U.S. to prepare senior multinational officers across theater for joint, combined command July 23-27.

  • Local community joins wounded warriors from U.S. Army in Europe and coalition forces

    Military community members supported approximately 50 wounded warriors from the U.S., Germany, Romania, Norway, Poland, the U.K., Estonia and Latvia during Soldier Ride Germany community ride at Bostalsee, Germany, Aug. 4.

  • Spain's Mountain School hosts U.S. Army Cadets

    Jesus Chicharro, of the Spanish Army, supervises U.S. Army Cadets as they tighten down their safety gear before starting their training in water crossing along rope bridges that span a river in the Pyrenees Mountains.

  • Mission Rehearsal Exercise with Republic of Georgia

    Sgt. Darrell McKinstry, a native of Baltimore, Md., instructs soldiers from the Republic of Georgia's 12th Light Infantry Battlaion on medical evacuation procedures at Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 1.

  • U.S. Army Europe presents Legion of Merit to Polish Army Commanders

    Lt. Gen. Zbigniew Glowienka, Commander of the Polish Land Forces, receives the Legion of Merit from U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling.

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe Soldiers train with European Allies and partners during more than 1,000 security cooperation events in approximately 40 countries each year. This feature slideshow highlights two-months worth of training throughout Europe this summer.

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