Air Force Gen. Phil Breedlove, Commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, thanks Spain for its decision to proivde Patriot missile batteries and 130 soldiers to augment NATO's defensive deployment in southern Turkey.
The Turkish Ay-class submarine TCG Batiray (S-349) and a U.S. P-8A Poseidon from Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, took anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training to an advanced level during exercise Sea Breeze 2017.
General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, U.S. European Command Commander and Strategic Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) issued a statement to the media regarding Turkey Aug. 22, 2016. The below statement is provided to the media:
Secretary Hagel spoke today via telephone with Turkish Minister of Defense Ismet Yilmaz. The two leaders focused their discussion on the regional threat posed by ISIL and the security situation in both Iraq and Syria.
Our goal is to make each nation here better because together we are stronger," Sharpy said. "The goal of this visit has been to show our visitors everything it takes to complete the mission and that really involves our Airmen; they are what make the mission possible."
I would like to give you a quick overview of the status of the United States European Phased Adaptive Approach to missile defense, or for short the E-P-A-A. I will touch on the extensive missile defense cooperation within NATO. I will say a few words about our efforts to cooperate with the Russian Federation on missile defense. Then I’ll close with a few remarks on the cooperation going on right here in Romania.
Military representatives from eight north African and southern European countries came together with the U.S. Navy for the main planning conference in support of Exercise Phoenix Express 2013 in Garmisch, Germany, Feb. 5-8.
A C-5 Galaxy from the 521st Air Mobility Wing, bound for Turkey, left here today with service members and supplies for the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command in support of NATO's Patriot Missile Battery deployment.
Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe's 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, along with members of the 32nd AAMDC from Fort Bliss, Texas, are deploying to Turkey in support of NATO missile defense operations.
Prevention of smuggling, cyber crime and more took focus during a four-day conference in Antalya, Turkey, Dec. 7-9 featuring two experts from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has signed an order that will deploy 400 U.S. personnel to Turkey to support the deployment that NATO agreed to recently of Patriot missile capability there, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said today.
The U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta tends to be a busy man, but despite the global issues on his scope and the busy schedule he follows, taking time to meet with those instrumental to America's defense is important to him.
In a televised speech of extraordinary gravity, President John F. Kennedy announces that U.S. spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba. These missile sites—under construction but nearing completion—housed medium-range missiles capable of striking a number of major cities in the United States, including Washington, D.C.
As we wrap up high summer, it's a sensible time to look ahead at the fall and think about the big tasks facing the NATO Alliance and US European Command. The Olympics and the Jubilee fade to memory, and hopefully most folks have managed to break away for a short vacation to recharge. The autumn will be a busy time.
The Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Resources and Plans at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, engaged in staff talks with the Turkish Naval Forces Command Chief of Intelligence, at the Naval Support Activity Naples in Naples, Italy, June 12.
Service members from Algeria, Greece, Morocco, Turkey and the U.S. teamed up aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) to conduct a mass casualty drill in support of Exercise Phoenix Express 2012 (PE12) in Souda Bay, Crete, May 18.
Sailors assigned to the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson participated in a multinational training exercise aboard the Hellenic navy training ship Aris at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operations Training Center in support of exercise Phoenix Express 2012 in Souda Bay, Crete, May 12.
Phoenix Express 2012 (PE12), a multi-national exercise between Southern European, North African and U.S. Naval forces, officially kicked off at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operation Training Center (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, May 7.
After 29 months of operation by the multinational Heavy Airlift Wing team, U.S. Air Force Major Brian Nicosia and his flightcrew passed the 6,000 flight-hours milestone of C-17 Globemaster IIIs assigned to Papa Air Base, Hungary.
BLACK SEA - The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) departed the Sixth Fleet area of operations on Nov. 11th after its scheduled Black Sea deployment, concluding three weeks serving as goodwill ambassadors of the U.S.
The Treaty of Westphalia, signed in 1648 in the Rathaus of Muenster, Germany, ended one of Europe’s bloodiest periods: the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) fought mostly on German soil, and 80 years of war between Spain and the Dutch Republic. Today two nations that benefitted from that peace treaty, Germany and the Netherlands (it achieved its independence as a result), are the framework nations for a multinational NATO High Readiness Corps headquartered in Muenster.
As a convenience to non-English speakers, some content on the U.S. European
Command website may be translated by selecting a different language on the
header. Except where otherwise noted, the language translation is performed
by Google Translate, a third-party online service, and subject to Google
Terms of Service and Privacy policies. Please note that Google Translate
uses computer programs to translate between languages and translations
cannot be guaranteed as exact or accurate. No liability is assumed by U.S.
European Command for any errors, omissions, or ambiguities in the
translations provided on this website. In addition, some website
applications, graphics or files cannot be translated, such as portable
document format (pdf) files. If there are questions about the accuracy of
the translated information, please refer to the English version of the