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May 8, 2017

U.S., Romanian Engineers Build Firing Range

Rainy weather in early May is just another obstacle to overcome for the soldiers participating in the Resolute Castle exercise in Romania and Poland.

April 15, 2017

F-35A Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Arrive in Europe

Combat-ready F-35A Lightning II multi-role fighter aircraft arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, demonstrating U.S. commitment to NATO allies and European territorial integrity.

April 14, 2017

Air Force Will Deploy F-35A Fighters to Europe for Training

The Air Force will deploy a small number of F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft on a long-planned training deployment to Europe, Pentagon officials announced.

March 14, 2017

Secretary General: NATO Adapting to New Security Environment

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has turned a corner and more nations are increasing defense spending, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

March 7, 2017

Army Unit Bolsters Abrams Tanks With 'Reactive' Armor

Tank and maintenance crews from the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment are giving their M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks a buffed-up look that improves the tanks’ overall defensive capabilities.

Feb. 16, 2017

U.S. Soldiers, Armored Vehicles Arrive in Romania

Soldiers, tanks and M88 recovery vehicles from the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment’s “Fighting Eagles” recently arrived at the airbase here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Feb. 14, 2017

U.S. Helicopters Arrive in Europe for Atlantic Resolve Duty

Soldiers, helicopters, trucks and other support equipment from the Fort Drum, New York-based 10th Combat Aviation Brigade are beginning a nine-month rotation in Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Dec. 13, 2016

Carter Confirms Deaths of Three Key ISIL Leaders

During a talk with airmen assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Defense Secretary Ash Carter confirmed the deaths of three key leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Raqqa, Syria.

Dec. 7, 2016

U.S., EU Agreement Enhances Military Logistical Efforts

Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini signed the European Union Military Logistical Assistance Agreement.

Aug. 26, 2016

Chairman, Senior British Officer Affirm Close U.S.-U.K. Ties

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, affirmed the nation's commitment to a strong partnership with the United Kingdom and highlighted the U.K.’s role in European security during a Pentagon meeting with the British defense chief.

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