HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES
STATEMENT OF GENERAL PHILIP BREEDLOVE
COMMANDER, U.S. FORCES EUROPE
As I arrive at the end of my assignment as both Commander of U.S. European Command (EUCOM) and Supreme Allied Commander for Europe (SACEUR), I have had no greater honor in my 39-year career than to lead the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and civilians of EUCOM. These remarkable men and women continue to serve not only in the EUCOM theater, but put themselves in harm’s way across the globe and I thank this Committee for its continued support to them and all our nation’s armed forces. I cannot overemphasize how important European nations, in particular our NATO Allies and non-NATO partners, are to ensuring America’s security and safety. Continue reading US EUCOM Posture Statement 2016
The following are remarks made by Ambassador Susan M. Elliott to the American Chamber of Commerce on January 27 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Thank you Dr. Wegen for your warm introduction. Thank you also to Mr. Fichtner, Mr. Lutz, and Mr. Povel for organizing and inviting me to tonight’s event.
I also would like to recognize my colleagues — U.S. Consul General James Herman who is here this evening from Frankfurt. He is the leader of US Consulate General in Frankfurt which is the largest U.S. Consulate in the world.
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