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From left: Capt. Pedro Francisco Rodriguez Barragan, Warrant Officer 1 Julian Sevillano Mendez, Capt. Sergio Fernandez Anguela and Capt. Enrique Muńoz Manjón, CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilots, 5th Transport Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Aviation Brigade, pause for a photo in front of the Illesheim Flight Simulator Complex, located at Storck Barracks in Illesheim, Germany, Nov. 17, 2021. Centrally placed, the complex provides training simulations for U.S., NATO and partner nations to train without having to travel to facilities in the United States. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Tommie Berry/RELEASED)

US and International flight crews utilize flight simulators to hone their skills in Germany

Such is the case at the flight simulator facilities located at Storck Barracks in Illesheim, Germany, where rated (pilots) and non-rated (mechanics, etc.) crew members throughout Europe can come and perform in-flight tasks with less risk at reduced costs than that of real-time flight tasks.

November 29, 2021 ×
IMCOM honors Europe professionals with Stalwart Awards

IMCOM honors Europe professionals with Stalwart Awards

By Anna Morelock, IMCOM-Europe Public Affairs WIESBADEN, Germany – Two…

November 19, 2021 ×
Spanish Allies and 10th AAMDC talk growing air defense interoperability

Spanish Allies and 10th AAMDC talk growing air defense interoperability

By Maj. Robert Fellingham INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — Senior…

November 18, 2021 ×
SOFA – why it’s important to you

SOFA – why it’s important to you

Ever wondered why your military identification card and orders assigning you to Germany are so important to border control when entering Germany? Or if you are a dependent accompanying a service member, why you have a multi-lingual stamp in your official passport about entry and exit into Germany?

September 30, 2021 ×
Connect to protect – Support is within reach: September is Suicide Prevention Month

Connect to protect – Support is within reach: September is Suicide Prevention Month

We can all help prevent suicide. Every year, mental health organizations, the military and individuals across the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during September, National Suicide Prevention Month. #BeThere #ConnectToProtect #SPM21

September 10, 2021 ×
Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

Ansbach Soldiers Win Esports Challenge in Europe Competition

Over the span of four weeks, two Ansbach Soldiers won first place in the “Soldier Showdown II Esports Competition” open gaming tournament held for all soldiers across US military installations in Europe.

July 26, 2021 ×
12th CAB Soldiers and Hungarian forces cross-train, build interoperability

12th CAB Soldiers and Hungarian forces cross-train, build interoperability

12th Combat Aviation Brigade pilots had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly an Mi-24 Hind helicopter with Hungarian Defense Force pilots at Szolnok Air Base, Hungary. U.S. Army pilots from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, part of 12th CAB, and the Hungarian Defense Force 86th Szolnok Helicopter Base shared their flying experience through joint orientation flights in U.S. AH-64 Apache and Hungarian Mi-24 Hind helicopters, during Exercise Saber Guardian 21, part of DEFENDER-Europe 21.

June 10, 2021 ×
LRC Ansbach plans, operations chief retires with 36 years of Army service

LRC Ansbach plans, operations chief retires with 36 years of Army service

She might be retiring after nearly 36 years of combined active duty and Army civilian service, but her legacy of service continues as her warrant officer son graduates AH-64 Apache training at Fort Rucker, Alabama, and her husband continues serving as an Army civilian in Germany.

June 7, 2021 ×
LRC Ansbach supports warfighters with food service needs, plans improvements

LRC Ansbach supports warfighters with food service needs, plans improvements

Two of the best dining facilities in U.S. Army Europe and Africa are located in the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community – the Katterbach Warrior Restaurant and Illesheim Warrior Restaurant.

June 7, 2021 ×
Strict limitations on medications imported into Germany

Strict limitations on medications imported into Germany

Transporting certain types of prescription or over-the-counter medications in your luggage or hand carried bags when traveling through a German Airport or Border Control Point can pose a problem, especially if the medication is not properly prescribed, labeled, and documented in accordance with German law.

May 21, 2021 ×