Tag Archives: U.S. Army Europe

Army Fuses Europe, Africa Forces Into Single Command; Ryan McCarthy Quoted

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The U.S. Army has combined its forces assigned in Europe and Africa into a single command to be led by Gen. Christopher Cavoli. The service branch's consolidated Army Europe and Africa command (USAREUR-AF) will support regional and global readiness in alignment with the National Defense Strategy, said Ryan McCarthy, secretary of the Army and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient

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Army Employs New EW Tool to Improve Planning, Coordination in the Field

U.S. Army Europe is exploring a new electronic warfare tool designed to assist troops conduct command and control of direct connect, non-networked sensors in the field. The new Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool was deployed by the Program Executive Office Intelligence Electronic Warfare and Sensors to help USAREUR meet its EW needs, according to a report by the Pentagon's Director, Operational Test and Evaluation. 

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Markus Laubenthal Named US Army Europe Chief of Staff

Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal, formerly commander of the 12th Armored Brigade in Amberg and chief of staff for the international security assistance force regional command north in Afghanistan, has been named chief of staff for U.S. Army Europe. Laubenthal will work to coordinate the activities of USAREUR and report for duty …

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U.S. Army Europe Deputy Commander Richard Longo Retires

Maj. Gen. Richard Longo, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Europe, has retired from military service and will be replaced by Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Eric Brown reports that Longo was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal during his retirement ceremony held earlier this week in Wiesbaden, …

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