Of Interest

What the media is saying about Europe


Video: Relooking Europe - The Role of Land Forces
Center for Strategic and International Studies; March 2, 2015

US soldiers presented German medal for flood relief efforts
Stars and Stripes; Feb. 24, 2015

Army expands Operation Atlantic Resolve to six countries
Army Times; Feb. 20, 2015

The View From NATO’s Russian Front
The Wall Street Journal; Feb. 6, 2015

NATO to boost rapid-reaction force in response to growing threats
Stars and Stripes; Feb. 5, 2015

Rachel Maddow Show: War's escalation a risk of US involvement in Ukraine
MSNBC; Feb. 4, 2015

NCI Agency attends Exercise Allied Spirit Distinguished Visitors Day
NATO Communications and Information Agency; Feb. 3, 2015

Amid escalating violence, Obama weighs sending lethal assistance to Ukraine for first time
U.S. News & World Report; Feb. 2, 2015

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia
Voice of America; Jan. 29, 2015

US increases support for Ukrainian armed forces
Southeast European Times; Jan. 29, 2015

3-star: Ukraine army improving, but Army can still help
Army Times; Jan. 29, 2015

President Putin 'Intent On Moving Borders'
The Take Away; Jan. 28, 2015

US Troops Receive gifts from Estonian TV viewers (in Estonian)
Eesti Rahvusringhääling (Estonian Public Broadcasting); Jan. 27, 2015

Europe at front of Army's new 'Complex World' concept, general says
Stars and Stripes; Jan. 26, 2015

Army looking to store tanks, equipment in eastern Europe
Stars and Stripes; Jan. 25, 2015

US Trainers To Deploy To Ukraine
DefenseNews; Jan. 22, 2015

Russia could soon run multiple Ukraine-sized operations -U.S. general
Reuters; Jan. 16, 2015

NATO looking at beefing up Baltic exercises: top general
Reuters; Jan. 13, 2015

Army to send even more troops, tanks to Europe
Army Times; Jan. 5, 2015


U.S. to Station 150 Armored Vehicles in Europe
Time; Dec. 30, 2014

US General 'Concerned' Over UK Military Spending
Radio Borders; Dec. 30, 2014

Romania interested in deepening Strategic Partnership with US
Act Media; Dec. 16, 2014

Putin Is Merkel's Biggest Security Challenge
Real Clear World; Nov. 19, 2014

America's Commitment to Ballistic Missile Defense and the European Phased Adaptive Approach
Bloomberg Businessweek; Nov. 19, 2014

Putin's Reach: Merkel Concerned about Russian Influence in the Balkans
Spiegel; Nov. 17, 2014

NATO commander: Russian troops, tanks, artillery move into Ukraine
CNN; Nov. 13, 2014

NATO says Russian military definitely moving into Ukraine
Washington Post; Nov. 12, 2014

Don’t Accept Putin’s Version of History
The Slate; Oct. 17, 2014

U.S. soldiers, tanks train in Eastern Europe to show Russia that NATO will hold the line
Army Times; Oct. 16, 2014

Campbell cites successes as he prepares to leave USAREUR, military
Stars and Stripes; Oct. 16, 2014

NATO chief to move forces from U.S. to Europe to respond to Russia in Ukraine
The State; June 30, 2014

Fast and Light: US Army Overhauls Its Gear Strategy
Defense News; April 13, 2014

In Crimea, Russia Showcases a Rebooted Army
The New York Times; April 2, 2014

U.S. Army Chief of staff visits Allied Land Command in Turkey
Allied Land Command; Feb. 4, 2014


LTG Campbell: Smaller U.S. Army Europe Adapting to Post-War Era
Defense One; Oct. 22, 2013

Defense News Editor Vago Muradian talks with Lt. Gen. Don Campbell, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe at the 2013 AUSA convention
Army Times; Oct. 22, 2013

Army Seeks Training Opportunities With Partner Nations
Defense News; Oct. 20, 2013

Rapid response force stands up in Europe
Army Times; Oct. 12, 2013

Bradley fighting vehicles set to leave Europe by next year
Military Times; Aug. 3, 2013

U.S. commits BCT to NATO rotation
Army Times; July 22, 2013

US Army Europe Combating Sexual Assault
Defense News; July 14, 2013

Future of Brigade Combat Teams in Europe
Defense News; July 14, 2013

Vice President Biden and Dr. Biden Visit Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany
White House Blog; Feb. 3, 2013

Afghanistan's Big Sort: Separating Trash from Treasure in a Container City
Time Magazine; Jan. 31, 2013


US aviation units in Afghanistan awarded Germany's highest honor
Stars and Stripes; 12/19/2012

Removing Brigade Combat Teams From Europe Undercuts NATO Allies
Heritage Foundation; 11/09/2012

Israeli General Says Wargames With U.S. Boost Deterrence
Bloomberg Businessweek; 10/25/2012

Review of future training areas underway
British Forces Broadcasting Service; 10/22/2012

Saber Junction 2012
discovermilitary.com; 10/16/2012

Saber Junction in operation (translated from German)
Der neue Tag, 10/16/2012

U.S. Army Europe Returns to Force-on-Force Training
Defense News, 10/11/2012

US armored vehicles to prowl German countryside once again
Stars and Stripes, 10/10/2012

Largest maneuver in Europe since 1989 (translated from German)
Der neue Tag, 10/10/2012

The Future of American Landpower: Does Forward Presence Still Matter?
The Case of the Army in Europe

Strategic Studies Institutes; 10/09/2012

Saber Junction reflects post-Afghanistan training model
American Forces Press Service, 10/09/2012

A Day in the Life of the U.S. Army in Europe
ARMY Magazine; October 2012

Remember to stay vigilant
Stars and Stripes; Sept. 14, 2012

14 Grafenwöhr NCOs enter prestigious Audie Murphy Club
Stars and Stripes; Sept. 7, 2012

"Warrior" Woman
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan; Sept. 1, 2012

USAREUR at the vanguard of multilevel multinational engagement
Army Magazine; September 2012

Gen. Hertling’s trip report: Security and conflict in the Caucasus region, not frozen
Foreign Policy; Aug. 20, 2012

Europe's NCOs
NCO Journal; August 2012

Strengthening the coalition
NCO Journal; August 2012

U.S. Army's Europe Commander Holds Talks With Saakashvili
Radio Free Europe; July 18, 2012

From Cold Warriors to targeting trafficking: US military shifts focus in Europe
NBCNews.com; July 17, 2012

Keeping America Safe: Why U.S. Bases in Europe Remain Vital
The Heritage Foundation; July 11, 2012

Bye, bye, GI: Deep impact for many Germans as US troops downsize
MSNBC.com; June 30, 2012

Wiesbaden military community spotlights completed projects
Stars and Stripes; June 14, 2012

Commander of U.S. Army Europe's V Corps takes reins of ISAF Joint Command, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan
ISAF Joint Command release; June 12, 2012

Pentagon and Congress Argue Over Hospital for Troops
New York Times; June 10, 2012

Removing Brigade Combat Teams from Europe Undermines U.S. Interests
The Heritage Foundation; June 7, 2012

Commander: NATO Provides Pentagon Base For Global Operations
OpEdNew.coms; May 5, 2012

Washington Should Advance U.S.–Turkey Ties Through Missile Defense
Heritage Foundation; April 24, 2012

German town fears loss of U.S. Army base
Washington Post; March 28, 2012

The Army's alternative energy aspirations
DoD Buzz; March 19, 2012

A dangerous US drawdown
New York Post; March 13, 2012

Shrinking America's Global Reach: U.S. Military Bases in Europe Remain Vital
The Heritage Foundation; Feb. 24, 2012

2 US helicopters join winter rescues in Montenegro
Associated Press; Feb. 22, 2012

US to Cut Europe Forces in Remake
Wall Street Journal; Feb. 17, 2012

US to withdraw more than 11,000 troops from Europe
Agence France-Presse; Feb. 17, 2012

US Defense Focus on Asia Forces New Thinking in Europe
Voice of America; Feb. 11, 2012

U.S. Army in Europe eyes greater partner training
Reuters; Feb. 4, 2012

Lieutenant General Mark P. Hertling on the Pentagon’s current plans
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V.; Jan. 30, 2012

US forces to stay strong in Europe despite cuts-general
Reuters; Jan. 31, 2012

Major European pullout could start in October
Atlantic Council; Jan. 19, 2012

Pentagon Steers More Money to Eastern European Allies as West Cuts Budgets
Bloomberg; Jan. 19, 2012

European Unit Withdrawals Could be Only 1st Step
Bloomberg Business Week; Jan. 19, 2012

European Unit Withdrawals Could be Only 1st Step
Military.com; Jan. 17, 2012

USAREUR Adopts New Training Exercise
Defense News; Jan. 16, 2012

Rebalancing America's forces: The downgrading of Europe
The Economist; Jan. 14, 2012

U.S. faces new challenge of fewer troops in Europe
New York Times; Jan. 14, 2012

New US Defense strategy envisages troop reductions in Europe
Deutsche Welle; Jan. 13, 2012

2 brigades to leave Europe; rotations coming
Army Times; Jan. 12, 2012

U.S. Army Formally Stands Up First Antimissile Command in Europe
NTI; Jan. 6, 2012

Europe's importance to U.S.
Defense News; Jan. 6, 2012


FSTE tests medical support, groundforces together
Mercury (Armymedicine.mil); December 2011

Local DUI part of discipline problem?
Daily Press (Newport News, Va.); Dec. 27, 2011

Europe drawdown can expect speed-up
Army Times; Dec. 24, 2011

U.S. Transportation Commander emphasizes Azerbaijan's Afghan contribution
Xinhua; Dec. 12, 2011

Afghanistan: The Pressure is Now on Central Asian Supply Route
EURASIANET.org; Dec. 7, 2011

U.S. Army Band in London
Sunday Express; Dec. 4, 2011

Esquire's Americans of the Year: Patriots
Esquire; December 2011

Camp Germany
Bundeswehr Loyal Magazine; December 2011
English translation

U.S. Commander Condemns Attacks on Kosovo Force
American Forces Press Service; Nov. 29, 2011

The "BCD" in Support of the Modern Theater
Army Magazine; December 2011

U.S. Faces New Afghan Test
Wall Street Journal; Nov. 28, 2011

Learning Matrix
Janes International Defence Review; Nov. 23, 2011

USAREUR personnel cuts
Washinton Post; Nov. 11, 2011

Consensus scarce on future of overseas bases
Politico; Oct. 23, 2011

More recognition for Afghanistan mission
Berliner Morgenpost; Oct. 18, 2011
English translation

U.S. Army construction boom
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung; Oct. 16, 2011

Officials: Post-War Army Wants to Remain 'Globally Engaged'
National Defense Magazine; Oct. 10, 2011

Eyeing an Afghan exit, US military sets new course
Associated Press; Oct. 6, 2011

Dismissing unaccompanied Europe tours
Army Times; Oct. 6, 2011

Army in Europe Has 'Unique Opportunity,' Commander Says
American Forces Press Service; Oct. 6, 2011

Tactically Savvy' Force Must Reframe, Commander Says
American Forces Press Service; Oct. 6, 2011

Army's Europe Commander Hopes to Stave Off Further Troop Reductions
National Defense Magazine; Oct. 5, 2011

Hertling hints that brigade could leave Europe sooner
Stars and Stripes; Oct. 5, 2011

Despite Tensions With Turkey, U.S. Races Ahead With Controversial Radar System
National Journal; Oct. 5, 2011

Lieutenant General Mark Hertling, Commanding General of US Army Europe, about his headquarters’ move to Wiesbaden
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung; Oct. 2, 2011 (Original article in German)
English translation

'They will remain guests for eternity'
Luxembourger Wort; Sept. 30
English translation

INTERVIEW-US Europe commander says US troop cut call "shortsighted"
Reuters, Sept. 30, 2011

America has responded
Real Clear Politics; Sept. 3, 2011
English translation

Libya's Lessons
Real Clear Politics; Sept. 3, 2011

Ambassador Feinstein and Lieutenant General Hertling Visit Kielce
Consulate General of the U.S.; Aug. 31, 2011

Hertling has tough task as USAREUR advocate
Stars and Stripes; Aug. 11, 2011

USAREUR commander says European mission still vital
Stars and Stripes; Aug. 9, 2011

U.S. looks to European allies for defense help
NPR; July 23, 2011

US European Ground Forces Commander underlined his country’s strong commitment to collective defense
Ministry of National Defense Republic of Lithuania; July 21, 2011

Meeting operational needs in a multinational environment
AUSA; July 2011 edition

U.S. Army Europe and the future of U.S. forward presence
Atlantic Council; July 11, 2011

U.S. Army Europe plays at unveiling of statue of Reagan outside U.S. Embassy in London
Boston Globe; July 5, 2011

Alexandria native is imam chaplain taking care of U.S. soldiers in Europe
The Town Talk; July 3, 2011

U.S. turns to other routes to supply Afghan war
Washington Post; June 30, 2011

Bulgarian Army Officer Awarded Medal by US General
Standart News, June 30, 2011

Counterpoint: In Defense of NATO
New York Times; June 29

US to help train first Bulgarian army battle group
Agence France Press; June 27, 2011

Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling on a two-day visit to Bulgaria
U.S. Army Radio Bulgaria; June 27, 2011

Insiders: Despite Gates' warnings, NATO remains relevant
National Journal; June 20, 2011

Germans honor American GI who helped nab hit-and-run suspects
Stars and Stripes; June 13, 2011

Croatia, US start joint military exercise over Afghanistan
AFP; June 6, 2011

Army sergeant home on leave breaks up bank robbery; buff hero thwarts heist on way to fishing trip
New York Daily News; June 2, 2011

Refining combat medical skills
AUSA News; June 1, 2011

Soldier 360
AUSA News; June 1, 2011

TBI rehab center opens in Europe
AUSA News; June 1, 2011 

US Army Europe Commanding General Praises Hungarian Role in Worldwide Operations
MTI (Hungary); May 26, 2011

Army Europe commander finds synergy with Center
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies; May 23, 2011

Closing of bases in Mannheim ends special relationship between Germans, U.S. troops
Stars and Stripes; May 22, 2011

Slice of Afghanistan Well Secured by Afghans: US and Romanian forces assist in Zabul Province
New York Times; May 24, 2011

US military forges ahead with European force cuts
Associated Press; May 21, 2011

The biggest war games [original German version]
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung; April 28, 2011

Obama to recall U.S. troops from Europe
Financial Times; April 9, 2011

US to scale back Bush-era plans for troop cuts in Europe, remove one combat unit from Germany
Associated Press; April 8, 2011

U.S. to Keep Troops Longer in Europe
The Wall Street Journal; April 8, 2011

More soldiers? Maybe, maybe not If a brigade leaves Europe, Bliss wants it
El Paso Inc.

Baltics Host Allied Forces in Training
Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR); April 4, 2011

Alabama Guard EOD unit trains for Kosovo deployment
AUSA News; April 1, 2011

JMRC Hosts Training Event for Afghan Police and the NATO Forces Slated to Train Them
Ft. Leonard Wood MP Bulletin; Spring 2011

Hohenfels team teaches troops how to handle IEDs
Stars and Stripes; March 17, 2011

Joint Multinational Training Command
AUSA; March 2011

Cover Story: Behind the scenes at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
VFW Magazine; February, 2011

The Enduring Need for an Effective U.S. Landpower Presence in Europe
Association of the U.S. Army; Feb. 14, 2011

Joint Multinational Readiness Center
Military-Training-Technology.com; Publication issue: December 2010

Efficient Basing in Europe – Base Realignment and Closure by Any Other Name
Journal of Installation Management; Fall 2010

Do Not Undermine the U.S.–European Military Relationship
Heritage Foundation; Sept. 9, 2010

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