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CW5 Anson L. Seebeck, Command Chief Warrant Officer; CW4 John Mickens, Senior Ground Maintenance Warrant Officer; and CW2 Jason Notestine wish the Warrant Officer Corps a happy 102nd year anniversary since its inception in 1918 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Kaiserslautern, Germany on July 9 2020.

10th AAMDC wishes the Warrant Officer Corps a happy 102nd Anniversary

CW5 Anson L. Seebeck, Command Chief Warrant Officer; CW4 John Mickens, Senior Ground Maintenance Warrant Officer; and CW2 Jason Notestine wish the Warrant Officer Corps a happy 102nd year anniversary since its inception in 1918 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Kaiserslautern, Germany on July 9 2020.
The U.S. Army, Latvian, and Lithuanian military participated in exercise Tobruq Arrows 2020 in Jurmalciems, Latvia, on June 10, 2020. This is one of the first NATO training exercise to take place since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army video by Pfc. Froylan Grimaldo)

Tobruq Arrows 2020 Video

The U.S. Army, Latvian, and Lithuanian military participated in exercise Tobruq Arrows 2020 in Jurmalciems, Latvia, on June 10, 2020. This is one of the first NATO training exercise to take place since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army video by Pfc. Froylan Grimaldo)
The 10th AAMDC conducts the European Best Defender Competition annually to identify and recognize soldiers that possess exemplary qualities, warrior ethos and tactical proficiency throughout the command. The events are designed to challenge and reward competition all participants. Competitors are evaluated on their demonstrated professionalism, tactical proficiency, mental and physical toughness. The winners will represent the10th AAMDC at the U.S. Army Europe's Best Warrior Competition and compete against U.S. Army units from across Europe the end of July.

The winners are:

For officer, 2nd Lt. Garrett Julian, a launcher platoon leader assigned to Charlie Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Baumholder, Germany. 

For noncommissioned officer, Staff Sgt. Ian Ledesma, a patriot launching station enhanced operator-maintainer assigned to Alpha Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Baumholder, Germany. 

For Soldier, Spc. Justin Rivard, an air and missile defender crewmember assigned to Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Ansbach, Germany.

European Best Defender Competition Video

The 10th AAMDC conducts the European Best Defender Competition annually to identify and recognize soldiers that possess exemplary qualities, warrior ethos and tactical proficiency throughout the command. The events are designed to challenge and reward competition all participants. Competitors are evaluated on their demonstrated professionalism, tactical proficiency, mental and physical toughness. The winners will represent the10th AAMDC at the U.S. Army Europe's Best Warrior Competition and compete against U.S. Army units from across Europe the end of July. The winners are: For officer, 2nd Lt. Garrett Julian, a launcher platoon leader assigned to Charlie Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Baumholder, Germany. For noncommissioned officer, Staff Sgt. Ian Ledesma, a patriot launching station enhanced operator-maintainer assigned to Alpha Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Baumholder, Germany. For Soldier, Spc. Justin Rivard, an air and missile defender crewmember assigned to Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Ansbach, Germany.

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If you need further assistance, contact one of the following unit voting representatives:

1LT Jessica Slade - jessica.d.slade.mil@mail.mil / DSN: 314-528-7513
SSG Corey Schulz - corey.m.schulz2.mil@mail.mil / DSN: 314-528- 7511
CPT Michael Shannon - michael.r.shannon11.mil@mai;l.mil / DSN: 314-528- 7815
SFC John Rasberry - jonathan.d.rasberry.mil@mail.mil / DSN: 314-528- 7822
SFC Pablo Rodriguez - pablo.h.rodriguez.mil@mail.mil / DSN: 314-528-7815

News from across Europe

AAFES partners with military relief funds to help Soldiers, Airmen in need
Soldiers, Airmen and other authorized shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief, or AER, or the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, at the register at any Exchange. Shoppers have the option to donate in increments of $1, $5 and $10 or can enter in a custom amount. Online donations can made in $5 increments during checkout at ShopMyExchange.com.
July 13, 2020 - Soldiers, Airmen and other authorized shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief, or AER, or the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, at the register at any Exchange.

USAMMC-E says farewell to retiring commander during Change of Command ceremony
Col. Doug LeVien, right, passes the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe's colors to incoming commander, Col. Shane Roach, during a Change of Command ceremony on July 9. Outgoing commander Col. Jonathan B. Butler is pictured on the right. LeVien, deputy commander of 21st Theater Sustainment Command, served as the representative for Col. Michael Lalor, commander of Army Medical Logistics Command. Lalor presided over the ceremony remotely from Fort Detrick, Maryland.
July 13, 2020 - Leaders at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe bid farewell to and recognized the 28-year military career of its outgoing commander, Col. Jonathan B. Butler, during a Change of Command ceremony on July 9.

No Place for Racism, Discrimination in U.S. Military, Milley Says
Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff provide testimony to the House Armed Services Committee on Department of Defense authorities and roles related to civilian law inforcement in Washington D.C., July 9, 2020.
July 13, 2020 - Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper testified about the military role in wake of the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis policemen in May.

652nd Regional Support Group Transfers Authority to 297th RSG
Command Sgt. Maj. Duane Hedrick, command sergeant major of the 652nd Regional Support Group, left, and Col. Erica Herzog, the commander of the 652nd RSG, case the unit colors during  the Relief in Place/Transfer of Authority ceremony July 8 in the hangar of the Powidz Air Base, Powidz, Poland. During the ceremony, the 652nd RSG, an Army Reserve unit out of Helena, Montana, transferred authority of the 11 base camps they conducted base operations for across Poland to the 297th RSG, a National Guard unit from Alaska. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
July 13, 2020 - The 652nd Regional Support Group took a big step in wrapping up their 10-month deployment to Poland on Wednesday when they held a Relief in Place/Transfer of Authority ceremony at Powidz Air Base in Powidz, Poland.

Another ‘first’ for the Army during recruiting push
Screen shot of the Army National Hiring Days website that was created to interact with people immediately who were interested in joining the Army during the virtual hiring event June 30 - July 2. (David Overson)
July 13, 2020 - The U.S. Army has accomplished a lot of ‘firsts’ in its storied history, and its most recent virtual recruiting campaign referred to as “Army National Hiring Days” is another shining example of ingenuity and adaption to overcoming modern obstacles. The obstacle this time? A pandemic that stymied traditional recruiting methods, which put the Army behind pace of reaching its end-strength goal for the year of 485,000 Soldiers.

Office of the Inspector General

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