U.S. European Command leadership recently published an updated theater strategy, formalizing the combatant command’s top priorities, mission and vision.
Looking back, 2015 was undoubtedly one of the busiest years for EUCOM since the end of the Cold War. During the past year, a perpetually increased demand was placed upon the EUCOM personnel who help provide stability for the European security environment. “Our command has done an outstanding job balancing its focus between a revanchist Russia, mass migrations from other regions and foreign terrorist fighters transiting through Europe, while maintaining our commitments to our NATO allies and partners,” said Gen. Philip Breedlove, Commander of U.S. European Command. Continue reading EUCOM Announces Updated Theater Strategy
In an effort to increase cooperation and enhance security, European Union Military Staff (EUMS) director general, Lt. Gen. Wolfgang Wosolsobe and United States European Command (EUCOM) commander, Gen. Philip Breedlove signed an administrative arrangement today in Mons, Belgium to facilitate the exchange of information and cooperation between both organizations. The formal agreement described the primary roles and responsibilities in crisis management. This is a notable step to increase the ability of the U.S. and EU to work together in security matters. Continue reading EU and EUCOM expand cooperation, information sharing to boost security