U.S. Army Europe and Africa Press Releases & Media Advisories

Here you will find the most current press releases and media advisories from U.S. Army Europe and Africa and our units. 

For all previous year's press releases and media advisories visit our Archives.

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Advisories & Releases 2024
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Press Release - Commemoration of D-Day 80
By | May 28, 2024
U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 80th anniversary of Operation Overlord, most known as D-Day, from May 30 to June 10, highlighting the enduring strength of the U.S. commitment to European...

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Press Release - Airborne operations kick off Swift Response in Sweden
By | May 7, 2024
Today, the airborne portion of exercise Swift Response begins with a Joint Forcible Entry parachute jump in Skillingaryd, Sweden, which will include approximately 800 paratroopers from the United States, Spain, Hungary and...

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Press Release - U.S. Army Soldiers Begin Long-Distance Transit Across Nordic Region
By | April 30, 2024
Approximately 1,600 U.S. Army Soldiers and more than 200 U.S. Army vehicles started their 900-kilometer road march from Narvik, Norway, to Rovajarvi, Finland, today, marking the start of the ground phase of exercise Immediate...

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Media Advisory: US, Zambian Armies cohost weeklong Land Forces Summit in Livingstone
By | April 22, 2024
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa along with the Zambian Army are cohosting the African Land Forces Summit 2024 in Livingstone, Zambia April 22-26, 2024. This summit brings together land force chiefs from across

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Update: Soldier has been found - For Immediate Release - Missing Soldier
By | April 5, 2024
- U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Johnathan Lane, 31, stationed with the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade (12CAB) at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, was reported missing from his residence on June 27th...

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Press Release - Army equipment departs America headed for Europe, DEFENDER 24
By | April 4, 2024
Ships departed the United States for Europe today carrying U.S. Army equipment for the Dynamic Employment of Forces to Europe for NATO Deterrence and Enhanced Readiness 2024 exercise, or DEFENDER 24, the largest U.S. Army...

80 Days to D-Day
US Army Europe and Africa launches “80 Days to D-Day” social media campaign
By | March 18, 2024
In honor of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, U.S. Army Europe and Africa and U.S. commands historically linked to the event will countdown to the official commemoration on June 6, 2024.The campaign will feature...

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Press Release - Over-the-Pole mission kicks off Arctic exercise between US and Norwegian armies
By | March 11, 2024
U.S. Army and Norwegian Soldiers will fly over the North Pole from Alaska to conduct an airborne jump into Norway as part of Exercise Arctic Shock, a short notice planning or “SNAP” exercise, March 18-22, 2024...

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Press Release - US, African partners prepare for start of exercise Justified Accord 2024
By | Feb. 26, 2024
Justified Accord 2024 is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise in East Africa, running from February 26 - March 7. Led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, and hosted in Kenya, this year's exercise will bring

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Press Release - 7th Army Training Command announces Allied Spirit 24
By | Feb. 23, 2024
The U.S. Army, along with NATO Allies and partners, will host Allied Spirit 24 from Feb. 26 – Mar. 27, 2024 with 7th Army Training Command at Hohenfels Training Area and Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.

The Honorable Christine Wormuth, U.S. Secretary of the Army, observes U.S. Soldiers conducting training of Ukrainians during her visit to Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Feb. 15, 2024. While here, Wormuth met with U.S. and Ukrainian troops, observed the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine-led training of Ukrainians, and participated in U.S. and Ukrainian training sensing sessions. 7ATC enables readiness for all assigned and regionally aligned United States Army Europe and Africa forces, Allies, and Partners by conducting live, virtually, and constructing training in a fully replicated, multi-domain battlefield.
Press Release - Continued support to Ukraine is top of mind as U.S. Army Secretary visits Europe
By | Feb. 15, 2024
The Honorable Christine Wormuth, U.S. Secretary of the Army, visited Lucius D. Clay Kaserne in Wiesbaden, Germany, and Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Feb. 14 and 15, respectively, to discuss continued...

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Press Release - U.S., NATO Allies and partners to participate in Exercise Dynamic Front
By | Feb. 6, 2024
WIESBADEN, Germany – Approximately 1,000 U.S., Allied and partner Soldiers from over 20 countries will take part in both a real and simulated live-fire exercise, Feb. 5-25, 2024. Dynamic Front 24 is an artillery-centric,...

U.S. Army Europe and Africa held its annual Winter Commander’s Conference—which brought together commissioned and non-commissioned officers from NATO, Europe and Africa commands—January 17-19, at Clay Kaserne in Wiesbaden, Germany. (Courtesy photo)
Press Release - Leaders across USAREUR-AF converge for Winter Commander’s Conference
By | Jan. 22, 2024
U.S. Army Europe and Africa held its annual Winter Commander’s Conference—which brought together commissioned and non-commissioned officers from NATO, Europe and Africa commands—January 17-19, at Clay Kaserne in Wiesbaden,...

The U.S. Army Europe and Africa 2024 MacArthur Award winners.
Press Release - USAREUR-AF officers awarded Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award
By | Jan. 22, 2024
U.S. Army Europe and Africa formally recognized eight Soldiers during the USAREUR-AF-level 2023 Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award ceremony, held Jan.19 on Clay Kaserne, Germany...