The 7th Army Training Command (7th ATC), headquartered at Tower Barracks in Grafenwöhr, Germany, exercises Training and Readiness Authority (TRA) over four active brigades. The brigades are:
- 173rd Airborne Brigade; the U.S. Army’s Contingency Response Force in Europe, based in Vicenza, Italy, and Grafenwöhr, Germany;
- 2nd Cavalry Regiment; a Stryker Brigade Combat Team based in Vilseck, Germany, and able to rapidly deploy throughout Europe;
- 41st Field Artillery Brigade; provides long range, precision fires across Europe, headquartered in Grafenwoehr, Germany; and
- 12th Combat Aviation Brigade; the core of Aviation in Europe, based in Ansbach, Germany.
The 7th ATC also resources the training readiness for all of USAREUR’s assigned and allocated forces throughout the EUCOM area of operations with the following organizations:
- Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC); a Combat Training Center (CTC) based in Hohenfels, Germany.
- Joint Multinational Simulation Center (JMSC); executes live, virtual and constructive mission command training exercises across Europe.
- 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA); the largest and oldest NCO Academy in the U.S. Army that also develops NCOs across the Alliance and partnered nations.
- Training Support Activity Europe (TSAE); providing home-station and expeditionary training support across EUCOM and AFRICOM.
- Combined Arms Training Center (CATC); USAREUR’s institutional training asset.
Additionally, 7th ATC oversees the EUCOM directed CTC development efforts with partnered nations at the Joint Multinational Training Group Ukraine (JMTG-U) and the Georgian Defense Readiness Program-Training (GDRP-T).
As a European-based command, 7th ATC will continue to support the Army’s foremost responsibility to delivery ready, trained, and equipped forces to meet operational demands.
The 7th ATC maintains a high state of readiness and develops leaders at all levels by focusing on the 7th ATC Seven: Marksmanship, Physical Fitness, Medical Skills, Communications, Small Unit Tactics, Mastery of Maintenance, and Discipline.
Readiness First, Train to Win!