2008 Releases

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12/24/2008 Storied WWII tank “found” in Vilseck  
12/19/2008 Wiesbaden ceremony marks 1st Armored Division return from 15-month combat tour in Iraq
12/18/2008 Army leaders sign Warrior Healthcare Covenant in Heidelberg
12/17/2008 Wounded 9th Engineer Battalion Soldier returns to service, plans to rejoin unit in Iraq
12/17/2008 Kaiserslautern USO manager always ‘on duty’ for servicemembers processing for deployment, redeployment
12/15/2008 President Bush makes last visits to deployed servicemembers in Iraq, Afghanistan as commander in chief
12/15/2008 Soldiers of 1st Armored Division’s 47th Forward Support Battalion learn sling loading techniques
12/12/2008 Installation Management Command and U.S. Army Europe honor their top food service personnel, dining facilities
12/11/2008 Soldier Pronounced Dead in Quarters
12/11/2008 Criminal Investigation Command offers $100,000 reward for information on 2001 Hanau murder
12/10/2008 1st Armored Division task force passes its mission in Iraq to Soldiers of Hawaii’s 25th Infantry Division
12/10/2008 Ceremony marks Southern European Task Force transformation to U.S. Army Africa
12/10/2008 Community, families welcome members of 1st Armored Division home from Iraq
12/10/2008 1st Armored Division commander says coalition, Iraqis are creating ‘historic turnaround’ 
12/10/2008 Improved process for accrediting contractor employees nets one of Army’s first Lean Six Sigma awards 
12/10/2008 Training teaches U.S. Army Europe employees how to do business better, faster, smarter
12/09/2008 Caution, planning help keep thieves from stealing holiday cheer
12/09/2008 Unmanned aerial vehicle experts keeping 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division’s eyes in the skies
12/05/2008 21st Theater Support Command moves record number of Soldiers through Deployment Processing Center
12/04/2008 U.S. Army Europe command sergeant major serves as mentor, leader, spokesman for command’s enlisted Soldiers 
12/03/2008 U.S. Army Europe’s 18th Military Police Brigade cases colors as its third deployment in Iraq comes to an end
12/02/2008 Events welcome 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment home, honor its fallen Soldiers
12/02/2008 Bonds of friendship remain strong between Stryker Soldiers and local German communities
12/02/2008 Program helps bolster ‘resilience’ of military health care providers 
12/02/2008 Warrior Transition Unit cadre provides motivation, morale while helping wounded Soldiers recuperate 
12/01/2008 Beneficiaries notified about loss of laptop containing medical information
11/25/2008 Bastogne walk commemorates largest land battle in U.S. Army history
11/20/2008 Blackhawk Brigade’s rendezvous builds esprit among unit’s Soldiers, Families prior to Iraq deployment
11/19/2008 Italian noncommissioned officers join American paratroopers for four-week Basic NCO Course training
11/19/2008 21st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers get some realistic urban ‘sergeants’ time’ training
11/19/2008 German traffic fines to get more expensive in 2009
11/18/2008 Citizens of German town honor American Soldiers who died there during closing days of
World War II
11/17/2008 Daylong celebration welcomes 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers home from 15-month combat tour in Iraq
11/13/2008 U.S. Signal Soldiers join German servicemembers on march toward armed forces proficiency badge
11/13/2008 18th Engineer Brigade assumes mission in Kirkuk region
11/13/2008 Study certifies Heidelberg, Stuttgart and Mannheim health care facilities among the best
11/07/2008 U.S. Army Europe comptroller earns prestigious award for contributions to defense resource management
11/06/2008 Rail operation marks last stop for 12th Combat Aviation Brigade equipment headed home from deployment in Iraq
11/06/2008 173rd Airborne Brigade Soldier earns Silver Star for actions in combat in Afghanistan 
11/05/2008 Retiree Appreciation Day offers variety of services for former servicemembers, families
11/05/2008 5th Signal Command hosts ‘summit’ to discuss future of signal projects and operations
11/04/2008 U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers return from deployment to tackle reintegration
11/02/2008 Conference of European Armies brings military leaders together to discuss common issues
10/30/2008 U.S. Army Europe paralegal Soldiers compete for top Soldier, noncommissioned officer titles
10/30/2008 Army chief of staff talks with Grafenwöhr Soldiers, Families about deployment, transformation
10/28/2008 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas officials say there’s still time and opportunity to give
10/27/2008 USAREUR announces new Command Sergeant Major     (GERMAN VERSION)
10/27/2008 21st Theater Sustainment Command parachute riggers ‘resetting’ thousands of chutes for jump with 173rd Airborne Brigade
10/27/2008 Air Force detachment attached to18th Military Police Brigade assumes responsibility for Rashid police transition 
10/27/2008 USO ‘Warrior Center’ opens to serve wounded servicemembers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
10/27/2008 1st Armored Division, Iraqi army leaders discuss security cooperation in Mada’in Qada region
10/24/2008 Sergeant Major of the Army shares ‘big picture’ with U.S. Army Europe Soldiers
10/24/2008 Ceremony creates Army’s first deployable medical support command
10/23/2008 Germany weapons law revisions may affect sports enthusiasts
10/23/2008 Army Post Offices in Europe offer free express mail delivery of last-minute absentee ballots
10/22/2008 European Legion of Merit recipients meet to share expertise, experience with U.S. Army Europe leaders at 28th annual conference
10/22/2008 USAREUR announces latest transformation initiative      German version 
10/21/2008 ‘Victory Corps’ played vital role in Meuse-Argonne Offensive of World War I
10/21/2008 Allies conduct ceremonies to honor U.S. World War I hero Sgt. Alvin York
10/20/2008 U.S. Army Europe medical Soldiers wrap up Joint Task Force-East participation with humanitarian projects in Bulgaria
10/14/2008 Soldier on fourth deployment- all in same unit
10/09/2008 Army Chief of Staff meets with military families
10/09/2008 USAREUR commanding general spotlights transformation at AUSA
10/08/2008 Europe Medical Soldiers earn Expert Field Medical Badge
10/08/2008 USAREUR competes in Army Ten-Miler
10/06/2008 Fostering an Atmosphere of Dignity and Respect
10/01/2008 Medical Soldiers train, test for coveted Expert Field Medical Badge
09/25/2008 Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services visits USAREUR/IMCOM-Europe
09/19/2008 Election Day - Less than two months away!
09/14/2008 Transitioning 7th ARCOM highlighted during Guardian Shield 08
09/08/2008 U.S. Army Europe welcomes new Commanding General
09/02/2008 Hometown News kicks off holiday greetings program
08/28/2008 New USAREUR Commanding General     (German translation)
08/28/2008 USAREUR announces its Soldier and NCO of the year - 2008
08/28/2008 DoD announces next round of base closures     (German translation)
08/27/2008 USAREUR announces FY-09 transformation actions     (German translation)
08/25/2008 Aviation Battalion lives up to its name; proves ‘ready’ for any mission
08/21/2008 Navy ships to support humanitarian assistance mission in Georgia
08/20/2008 TASM-E provides critical maintenance support to 12th CAB
08/19/2008 3/405th AFSB supports USAID mission to the Republic of Georgia
08/18/2008 Program helps officers become Army lawyers
08/15/2008 USAREUR's best battle for top Soldier, NCO honors
08/14/2008 21st Theater Sustainment Command transporter prepare Georgia-bound humanitarian aid cargo
08/11/2008 Iraqi females at checkpoints
08/08/2008 Cadet Nurse crosses continents for unique experience
08/06/2008 HRC announces Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System training
08/01/2008 New USAREUR and 7th Army Chief of Staff assumes duties
07/24/2008 Wounded Soldier returns to Italy to greet comrades as they come home from Afghanistan deployment
07/24/2008 Aviation Battalion conducts ceremony to note its upcoming deployment to Iraq
07/24/2008 21st Theater Sustainment Command names its top troops for 2008
07/24/2008 U.S., Romanian senior noncommissioned officers come together for NCO day at Joint Task Force-East
07/24/2008 Romanian, U.S. Soldiers take part in realistic combined training at Joint Task Force-East facility
07/24/2008 U.S. paratroopers share airborne skills with Romanian counterparts
07/24/2008 Soldiers, statistics show spirit of all-volunteer force alive and well in U.S. Army Europe
07/23/2008 U.S. military supports more than troops during exercise in Republic of Georgia
07/23/2008 Service remembers, honors nine Soldiers killed in battle in Afghanistan
07/23/2008 Soldiers of 16th Sustainment Brigade load up, move out for deployment in Iraq
07/23/2008 173rd Airborne Brigade Soldiers tackle reintegration, ‘reset’ upon return from deployment in Afghanistan
07/21/2008 German cadets train on the job with U.S. Army Europe’s 172nd Infantry Brigade as it prepares for deployment
07/21/2008 15th Engineer Battalion uncases colors during activation ceremony in Schweinfurt
07/21/2008 Program looks for opportunities to increase early detection of depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
07/18/2008 Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe celebrates its 10th anniversary
07/18/2008 Ceremony inactivating last finance brigade heralds change in finance support structure
07/17/2008 Security cooperation exercise Immediate Response 2008 begins with official ceremony in Republic of Georgia
07/17/2008 Team with U.S. Army Europe’s 18th Engineer Brigade surveys Iraq’s oldest monastery
07/17/2008 Iraqi Army, 1st Armored Division leaders see progress in security for Mada’in Qada region
07/16/2008 U.S. Soldiers share communications know-how with counterparts from Republic of Georgia
07/15/2008 173rd Airborne Brigade Captain earns Silver Star for actions during Afghanistan ambush
07/14/2008 U.S. Army Europe engineers building relationships, security, infrastructure in Iraq
07/14/2008 U.S. Army Europe Soldiers train their comrades from Republic of Georgia in force protection techniques
07/14/2008 Changes shuffle units in Aviation Task Force in Iraq led by U.S. Army Europe brigade
07/11/2008 Afghanistan base renamed in honor of commander who died in combat
07/09/2008 First ‘Sky Soldiers’ of 173rd Airborne Brigade return from deployment in Afghanistan
07/09/2008 Political, diplomatic and military leaders get a look at Joint Task Force-East
07/09/2008 Armor Soldiers join Iraqi comrades for peaceful ‘raid’ on village
07/09/2008 Photo Release: Stryker Soldiers earn Bronze Stars for Valor
07/03/2008 U.S.-Romanian medical team provides health screenings, treatment to village residents
07/03/2008 Photo release: Recent Joint Task Force-East activities
07/01/2008 U.S. Army Europe aviators moving to new duty locations in Iraq
06/27/2008 Wiesbaden Celebrates Berlin Airlift Anniversary
06/27/2008 Inactivation of 1st Personnel Command sign of change in Army human resources operations
06/27/2008 Mannheim-based signal Soldiers bring communications capability to growing forward operating base in Iraq
06/26/2008 Senior enlisted leaders from 39 nations discuss common issues at U.S. Army Europe-led conference
06/19/2008 U.S. Army Europe bids farewell to its senior enlisted member in Heidelberg ceremony
06/16/2008 Active Army’s last Personnel Services Battalion inactivates in Bamberg
06/16/2008 Briefings across Europe to introduce Army community to new Defense Department-wide personnel, pay system
06/16/2008 Integrated online system to manage personnel, pay actions for all U.S. Servicemembers
06/16/2008 U.S. Army, Europe Field Artillery Soldiers help displaced Families in Iraq
06/16/2008 With three months to go, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade passes annual re-enlistment goals
06/16/2008 U.S. Military Police join their Iraqi counterparts in bolstering community faith in police forces
06/16/2008 Warrior Transition Unit helps Soldiers recover, return to duty
06/12/2008 U.S. Army, Europe celebrates 233rd Army Birthday with special tribute to Army Family
06/09/2008 Baumholder Designated as Enduring Base   (German release)
06/06/2008 Aviation Task Force conducts pre-command course for officers in combat zone
06/06/2008 64th Anniversary of D-Day Commemoration in Normandy
06/05/2008 Army in Europe 10-Miler team set
06/02/2008 Hard work, flexibility earn units in Europe Army-Level Logistics Awards
05/30/2008 U.S. Army Europe commanding general salutes team for humanitarian assistance following Albania explosion
05/30/2008 Combined Federal Campaign gives more than $100,000 for direct support of Youth, Family programs in Europe
05/28/2008 5th Signal Command Soldiers take part in Memorial Day ceremonies in France
05/21/2008 Soldiers of 793rd Military Police Battalion assume mission on unit’s second deployment to Iraq
05/20/2008 U.S. Army Europe civilian personnel director earns prestigious army award
05/19/2008 Defense Department announces 172nd deployment   (German Release)
05/15/2008 Ansbach sets record with largest yellow ribbon formation
05/15/2008 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade cases colors as it prepares to move to Texas
05/15/2008 Three 1st Armored Division units accept Iraq missions in ceremonies this week
05/15/2008 U.S. Army Europe transformation is on track, says Army Vice Chief of Staff during Grafenwöhr visit
05/13/2008 USAREUR’s top NCO selected for ISAF position   German Version
05/12/2008 Paratroopers join Afghan forces to take control of bridge, checkpoint
05/06/2008 Baumholder artillery battalion carries on tradition of cooperation in Iraq
05/06/2008 18th Military Police Brigade experts assess, improve Iraqi police communications systems
05/02/2008 McKiernan says farewell to U.S. Army Europe as he heads to Afghanistan to command international force
04/30/2008 General David D. McKiernan sends farewell message
04/29/2008 Sergeant gets Bronze Star for valor for actions during Afghanistan firefight
04/29/2008 Brigades set up Task Forces to take care of Soldiers, Families during deployments
04/29/2008 USAREUR CG awards Legion of Merit to top German Army general
04/28/2008 Gun salutes in Heidelberg
04/28/2008 Visitors must have customs office approval to drive U.S. Army Europe-plated vehicles
04/28/2008 Two Black Lions earn Silver Stars for valor, gallantry
04/28/2008 Nephew of late German artist donates World War II prisoner of war drawings to U.S. Army
04/28/2008 Smooth move earns 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion Army-level Deployment Award
04/25/2008 Stryker Soldiers build relationships to bring security, services to Baghdad neighborhoods
04/24/2008 Conference brings family readiness
04/24/2008 American drivers in Europe should be aware of standards for child safety seats
04/17/2008 Investigation results of helicopter accident released
04/15/2008 Deadline nears for Camp A.R.M.Y Challenge registration
04/15/2008 Recycling programs prove smart ideas, a little effort can make big differences
04/15/2008 Austere Challenge proving new headquarters concept as units move ahead toward 7th Army
04/14/2008 Medic earns Bronze Star for valor for actions during Afghanistan firefight
04/11/2008 U.S. Army Europe announces Annual KONTAKT Award winners
04/11/2008 'High-speed' private helps save sergeant major's life by not walking away
04/11/2008 Ceremony honors efforts of maintenance, supply specialists across Europe
04/09/2008 Overseas Housing Allowance Survey gives soldiers opportunity to influence entitlements
04/09/2008 Apache helicopter maintainers in Iraq crank up efforts to sustain high pace of operations
04/07/2008 Deployment, mission change bring brothers together at Camp Taji
04/03/2008 Timely renewal helps drivers in Europe avoid hassles and potential penalties
03/31/2008 Military police Soldiers assess Iraqi Police stations and highway patrol checkpoints
04/01/2008 Stryker Soldiers recover remains of Soldier missing for four years
03/31/2008 Beware of scams when selling vehicles or other  high-value items, Provost Marshal officials warn
03/31/2008 Stryker Soldiers investigate mass grave, eliminate attackers in two Iraq operations
03/28/2008 Ceremony marks 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division's upcoming deployment to Iraq
03/27/2008 Military police squad puts in busy days helping Iraqi counterparts
03/27/2008 Handy pair fix up Stryker Soldier equipment, morale in Iraq
03/25/2008 Mannheim events salute 50 years of signal activities in Europe
03/25/2008 Postal officials working to speed up delayed delivery of weekly publications
03/25/2008 Vehicle owners eligible to use new fuel cards must register authorized drivers by May 22
03/20/2008 Army deputy assistant secretary pays visit to discuss concerns of Soldiers in Bamberg, Grafenwoehr
03/20/2008 Rheinland-Pfalz polizei train working dogs alongside American military police
03/19/2008 Print, broadcast journalists across Europe earn honors in annual Army competition
03/19/2008 ‘Dagger’ brigade becomes ‘Blackhawk’ brigade in Schweinfurt ceremony
03/17/2008 More than 1,300 Iraqis graduate from basic course at 18th Military Police Brigade-supported academy
03/15/2008 Soldier killed by German police identified   U.S. Release           German Release
03/14/2008 Quality of Life conference concludes with 10 recommendations for improvement
03/14/2008 Fuel ration card will replace couponstc "Fuel cards replace coupons"
03/14/2008 Soldier dies of gun-shot wound    U.S. Release            German Release
03/12/2008 EUCOM Quality of Life Conference under way
03/12/2008 Botswanan logistics officers learn deployment procedures during Germany visit
03/11/2008 ‘Warrior Quest’ to offer high adventure to Soldiers returning from deployment
03/11/2008 ‘Chosen Company’ patrols rugged hills and valleys of Afghanistan’s Nuristan Province
03/11/2008 Armament experts train Afghan mechanics to work with U.S. small-arms
03/11/2008 Military Police Soldiers provide on-the-job training for new Iraqi policemen
03/11/2008 Aviation Life Support Equipment team takes care of equipment that takes care of pilots
03/10/2008 12th Combat Aviation Brigade attorney teaches law of armed conflict to Iraqi Air Force cadets
03/07/2008 Overseas Housing Allowance Survey available through mid-April
03/06/2008 Army Announces Next Steps in USAREUR Transformation
U.S. Version     German Version
03/06/2008 Heidelberg Acute Care Clinic hours change
03/05/2008 Army in Europe Retiree Council seeking new members
03/04/2008 18th Engineer Brigade survey teams provide real-world expertise while training for Iraq deployment
03/03/2008 Baumholder Infantry Company gives Army spouses a taste of Soldier training
02/29/2008 Military Police Soldiers improve security of Balad Shrine Mosque
02/28/2008 5th Signal Command welcomes new commander in Mannheim ceremony
02/28/2008 Combat medic fights his way to All-Army Boxing Championship
02/28/2008 Soldiers volunteer for challenge of acting as door gunners in Iraq
02/28/2008 Helicopters, crews of ‘Big Windy’ keep Soldiers, cargo moving in Iraq
02/27/2008 U.S. Army Europe honors officers for their embodiment of ‘duty, honor, country’
02/26/2008 Signal Soldiers vital to communications of aviation task force
02/25/2008 Big Dawg’ and Stryker colleagues show remarkable skill at sniffing out illegal weapons in Iraq
02/25/2008 Engineers upgrade living quarters for Military Police Soldiers on duty in Baghdad
02/25/2008 First group of more than 1,100 Iraqi Police recruits graduates from new training academy
02/22/2008 Stryker Soldiers capture suspected criminal cell leader in Rashid
02/20/2008 IP cadre training recruits to become future Police
02/20/2008 Crew trainer allows attack helicopter pilots to safely practice combat skills
02/14/2008 1st Armored Division Military Police do their part in bringing stability to Tikrit
02/13/2008 Army Vice Chief of Staff visits deployed Soldiers in Afghanistan, Iraq
02/13/2008 Hertling says Task Force Iron making strides against terrorist elements in Iraq
02/12/2008 Soldiers of 173rd Airborne Brigade fuel point team keeping Afghanistan task force on the move
02/11/2008 More than 1,000 Iraqi Police recruits begin training at new facility in Baghdad
02/11/2008 18th Military Police Brigade helps create new permanent training center for Iraqi Police
02/07/2008 18th Military Police Brigade applies enhanced ‘systems’ approach to improving Iraqi Police
02/07/2008 U.S. Military Police help Iraqi Police officers get their monthly pay
02/07/2008 Nearly 500 new Iraqi Police officers graduate from Baghdad police training facility
02/07/2008 New facility improves conditions for deploying Soldiers in Italy
02/06/2008 New Commander for US Army, Europe & Seventh Army nominated
02/06/2008 Conference brings experts together to refine ways of reintegrating Soldiers after deployment
02/05/2008 U.S. Army Europe mapmakers key part of every aerial mission for aviation task force
02/05/2008 U.S. Army Europe signal battalion prepares for future during network exercise
02/05/2008 Forward arming and refueling team keeps aircraft in U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force in the fight
02/04/2008 Establishment of environmental protection zones means changes for drivers in Germany   link:  Map of Low Emission Zones in Germany
02/04/2008 U.S. Army Europe Announces Top Print, Broadcast Journalists for 2007
02/04/2008 Dolomite Peaks Challenge U.S. Army Europe, Italian Soldiers Training for Mountains of Afghanistan
02/04/2008 Wounded U.S. Army Europe Soldiers in Italy Snag Some Therapeutic Relaxation During Fishing Excursion
01/29/2008 U.S. Army Europe Soldiers Make Quick Work of Recovering Vehicle Attacked by Bomb in Afghanistan
01/29/2008 U.S. Army Europe Soldiers Help Set Up Coordination Center for Emergency Services in Afghanistan
01/25/2008 Charges preferred against V Corps Soldier
01/25/2008 Soldiers of Europe’s 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division Try out Army’s Improved Body Armor
01/24/2008 Sergeant in U.S. Army Europe-Led Aviation Task Force Chooses Soldier’s Life over Law Career
01/24/2008 Renowned Artist Visits Iraq to Set Stage for Painting of U.S. Army Europe’s 12th Combat Aviation Brigade
01/23/2008 U.S. Army Europe Commander Visits USAREUR-Led Aviation Task Force in Iraq
01/22/2008 Air Force Weather Team Vital to Keeping Aircraft of U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force Flying in Iraq
01/22/2008 U.S. Army Europe Medics Treat Soldiers, Local Citizens at Remote Aid Station in Afghanistan
01/22/2008 U.S. Army Europe paratroopers watch for Taliban, smugglers on Afghan road
01/17/2008 Awareness, treatment essential to dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
01/17/2008 U.S. Army Europe paratrooper killed in combat wills $20,000 to his unit rear detachment
01/16/2008 Soldiers, Families of 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division spend a day getting to know Grafenwöhr
01/16/2008 USAREUR Names 2007 Commanding General’s Incentive Award Winners
01/14/2008 Exercise offers realistic, fast-paced training for medics with U.S. Army Europe-Led Aviation Task Force
01/10/2008 Creation of environmental protection zones in German cities means new rules for U.S. Army Europe drivers
01/10/2008 Europe’s Warrior Transition Units to Receive New Vans Designed to Transport Patients
01/10/2008 Elvis has Left the Barracks: U.S. Army Europe Signal Officials Turn Last Switch on Friedberg Base
01/10/2008 Dagger brigade relocation
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01/10/2008 Creation of environmental protection zones in German cities means new rules for U.S. Army Europe drivers
01/08/2008 U.S. Army Europe Water Purification Team Processes Thousands of Gallons Daily for Afghanistan Airfield
01/08/2008 Afghan Army Mechanics Get Maintenance Training From U.S. Army Europe Support Soldiers
01/08/2008 Crew Chiefs on the Ground Keep Apache Helicopters of U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force Fighting in the Air
01/08/2008 Force Protection Exercise Ensures U.S. Army Europe Soldiers in Iraq Keep Base Safe
01/07/2008 U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers Improve Soldier Care, Iraqi Economy with Clinic Upgrade
01/04/2008 ‘Battlemind’ program seeks to help Soldiers deal with combat experiences