The United States of America
U.S. Soldiers, Airmen and Families keeping NATO's Spearhead sharp
This site is designed primarily for U.S. Military and Family members assigned to the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps. It is also meant for those who wish to know more about the United States Army's role and contribution to this vital NATO force headquarters. By request (use the "Contact" tab) or upon sponsorship digital access is granted to the U.S. ARRC Welcome/Reference Book, a source staff-packed with info useful to both newcomers and oldtimers.
The US Army <http://www.army.mil
> and US Air Force staffs 29 positions at Headquarters ARRC across the full range of operations and support. Their are an additional 3 US Army NCOs and one DA Civilian in the US National Support Element which supports US Military and Family members assigned to the ARRC. The senior ranking American officer is a brigadier general assigned as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Intelligence.
The ARRC is the land component of NATO's Rapid Reaction Forces under the permanent operational command of the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR). It is multinational and comprises staff, affiliated military formations (brigades through divisions across Europe), and representatives from 15 partner nations. It exists to deploy on short notice as directed by SACEUR to undertake combined joint military operations ranging from peace support to high intensity warfare.
The contents of this website do not necessarily reflect the official view of, or endorsement by the US Government, the Department of Defense, or the United States Army. The appearance of different civilian companies and restaurants in this publication does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense or the United States Army of the products or services discussed. The civilian companies and restaurants are not affiliated in any way with the United States Army or the Department of Defense.