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MEDITERRANEAN SEA - Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) conduct weapons qualifications on the flight deck. Gravely, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is
on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility.

Ready Forces

EUCOM’s mission is to maintain Ready Forces to conduct a full range of operations.

USS Gravely Sailors conduct weapons qualifications on the flight deck.

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Trina Zwicker
U.S. European Command Cyber DirectorateApril 14, 2014Cyber Endeavor Capstone 2014 to expand on partnerships between public, private sectorsCyber Endeavor is U.S. European Command’s seminar series focused on cyber defense collaboration and familiarization. This venue focuses on strengthening partner nation’s cyber defense capabilities through seminars, events and exercise support. Its purpose is to improve force readiness for deployment in support of multinational crisis response, exercise and future missions.
U.S.  Navy Seabees land at Normandy during World War II. Seabees were 
among the first to go ashore as members of naval combat demolition units. With U.S. Army Engineers, they shared the crucial task of destroying steel and 
concrete barriers Germans built in the water and on the beaches to 
forestall amphibious landings.April 10, 2014D-Day: A lesson in joint and combined operationsThe World Wars undoubtedly exemplified how joint operations were not only helpful, but essential. And D-Day was no exception. One of the notable examples of joint operations was among the Army Engineers and Navy Construction Battalions, or Seabees.
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April 18, 2014Changes to DOD’s Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense’s Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program starting May 1.
A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules lands after completing two successful grass-landings during an aviation detachment rotation at Powidz Air Base, Poland, March 31, 2014. These combined training rotations increase cooperation between the U.S and Polish armed forces and strengthen interoperability as NATO allies.April 2, 2014 Forward…Ready…Now: USAF builds partnership with Polish Armed ForcesMore than 100 Airmen and three C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, deployed to enhance bilateral defense ties with Polish armed forces members during a scheduled aircraft rotation to the U.S. Air Force Aviation Detachment in Poland.
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M/V Cape Ray Mission

M/V Cape Ray arrives in Rota, Spain

PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- The Military Sealift Command container ship MV Cape Ray (T-AKR 9679) departs row General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk shipyard for sea trials.


D-Day 70

Task Force Normandy commemorates 70th anniversary.

Image of Gen Eisenhower talking with 101st soldier

Area of Responsibility

The Region

EUCOM's Area of Responsibility encompases 51 countries.

Satelite Image of the EUCOM region.