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2018 Budget Request for European Reassurance Initiative Grows to $4.7 Billion

The Defense Department's fiscal year 2018 budget request includes nearly $4.8 billion for the European Reassurance Initiative to enhance deterrence and defense and improve...

New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

The transatlantic diplomatic rift widened on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump responded to criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel with a new attack on...

Rolling in the Green: 3/4 ABCT’s forest colors spring up in Black Sea Region

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania: Soldiers from Task Force Fighting Eagles rolled out the first green armored vehicles to appear outside of Germany from...

Conventional and special forces partner to prepare for European combat operations

HOHENFELS, Germany:Naval Special Warfare operators from U.S. Special Operations Command along with NATO Special Operations Forces from Albania, Bulgaria and Lithuania, partnered with the...

UK’s Johnson plays down EU spat over military HQ

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday downplayed differences with EU partners over the bloc's military ambitions, saying London supported their efforts to bolster...

US May Deploy Patriot Air Defense Missiles in Lithuania

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has criticized what he called a "destabilizing" Russian military build-up near the Baltic states, as officials said the United...

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

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

Lithuania wants NATO command headquarters on eastern flank

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Thursday urged NATO's top general to create new alliance command centres on its eastern flank to deter Russia, calling...

US Army flies Counter UAS vehicles to Europe

A team of people and vehicles from Fort Sill boarded a plane, Feb. 26, and departed for Germany to test the vehicles' potential with...

Sweden Re-Activates Conscription

The security environment in Europe and in Sweden's vicinity has deteriorated and the all-volunteer recruitment hasn't provided the Armed Forces with enough trained personnel....