Twenty-two European Reassurance Initiative infrastructure and construction projects managed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District at Tapa are nearly complete, and will support an influx of U.S. and NATO forces as heel-to-toe rotations begin in early 2017.
The projects are a subset of a $500 million ERI Program the district oversees for U.S. Army and Air Force military construction, and facilities, sustainment, restoration and modernization in Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania, with future work planned in Hungary, Luxembourg, Norway and Slovakia. Europe District has approximately 260 projects in design or construction to make improvements to airfields, military quarters, operations centers, training ranges and support facilities throughout Europe.
Baseball. It’s as American as hot dogs and apple pie.
For children of American service members living abroad, however, this concept may seem a little foreign.
After a decade of planning and design, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District awarded a $30 million bid-build contract to Galere SA - Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG in March to construct three new school buildings at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe near Mons, Belgium.