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USACE construction in Baltics enhances U.S., NATO capabilities and supports regional security
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Over the past several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delivered various projects in Estonia and neighboring Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania through the European Deterrence Initiative...
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Estonian Air Force Capt. Kaur Käämer discusses U.S. and Estonian partnership and European Deterrence Initiative construction with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Quality Assurance Engineer Jüri Saljukov and Project Engineer Chris Bailey at Amari Air Base in Estonia May 12, 2022. Over the past several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delivered various projects in Estonia and neighboring Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania through the European Initiative (EDI). Under the EDI program military infrastructure is built to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture, increase the readiness and responsiveness of U.S. forces in Europe, support the collective defense and security of NATO allies, and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
Estonian Air Force Capt. Kaur Käämer discusses U.S. and Estonian partnership and European Deterrence Initiative construction with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Quality Assurance Engineer Jüri Saljukov and Project Engineer Chris Bailey at Amari Air Base in Estonia May 12, 2022. Over the past several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delivered various projects in Estonia and neighboring Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania through the European Initiative (EDI). Under the EDI program military infrastructure is built to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture, increase the readiness and responsiveness of U.S. forces in Europe, support the collective defense and security of NATO allies, and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Quality Assurance Engineer Jüri Saljukov and Project Engineer Chris Bailey discuss progress on a bulk fuel storage facility under construction at Amari Air Base in Estonia May 12, 2022. Over the past several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delivered various projects in Estonia and neighboring Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania through the European Deterrence Initiative where military infrastructure is built to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture, increase the readiness and responsiveness of U.S. forces in Europe, support the collective defense and security of NATO allies, and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Project Engineer Chris Bailey checks progress on a bulk fuel storage facility under construction at Amari Air Base in Estonia May 12, 2022. Over the past several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delivered various projects in Estonia and neighboring Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania through the European Deterrence Initiative where military infrastructure is built to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture, increase the readiness and responsiveness of U.S. forces in Europe, support the collective defense and security of NATO allies, and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Quality Assurance Engineer Jüri Saljukov, a local Estonian national employee, discusses progress with a local contractor at the ongoing construction of a bulk fuel storage facility at Amari Air Base in Estonia May 12, 2022. Over the past several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delivered various projects in Estonia and neighboring Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania through the European Deterrence Initiative where military infrastructure is built to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture, increase the readiness and responsiveness of U.S. forces in Europe, support the collective defense and security of NATO allies, and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
Handover of the symbolic key to the Baltic airspace from Poland and Denmark to Spain and the Czech Republic during official handover ceremonies held at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania on March 31. NATO’s collective Air Policing mission in the Baltics is operated primarily out of Amari Air Base and Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania and benefit from various military construction projects and base improvements managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District through the European Deterrence Initiative over the past several years. (Photo courtesy of the Lithuanian Air Force)
The incoming French detachment is assembled in front of one of their Mirage 2000-5 fighters during a ceremony where they took over the lead from the outgoing Belgian detachment for the portion of NATO’s collective Air Policing mission in the Baltics based out of Amari Air Base in Estonia March 31, 2022. NATO’s collective Air Policing mission in the Baltics is operated primarily out of Amari Air Base and Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania and benefit from various military construction projects and base improvements managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District through the European Deterrence Initiative over the past several years. (Photo Courtesy of Estonian Defence Force)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Regional Program Manager for Air Force Military Design and Construction Program Jennifer Regel, right, discusses the construction of the new Family Housing Management Facility in Vogelweh, Germany April 11, 2022 with project partners, including the then 86th Air Lift Wing Commander U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Joshua Olson, left, just before its formal groundbreaking ceremony. The project is an example of one of the many traditional military construction projects Europe District delivers in support of U.S. Air Forces Europe at installations across the continent. (U.S. Army photo by Alfredo Barraza)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Commander Col. Pat Dagon, Plenipotentiary to the Minister of Defense for the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement Polish Brig. Gen. Dariusz Mendrala, NATO Investment Committee Chair Emanuele Meli, Europe District Chief of Program Management Branch Lalit Wadhwa, Europe District Chief of Programs and Project Management Justin Wetherwax and Poland Provided Infrastructure Program Manager U.S. Army Col. Eric McFadden discuss military construction efforts in Poland June 2, 2022 in Powidz ahead of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Munitions Storage Area being constructed there. The ceremony marked the beginning of the Poland Provided Infrastructure program, which provides a mechanism for sharing the costs for U.S. forces in Poland. Infrastructure projects are funded by Poland and are designed and constructed to meet U.S. requirements for use by U.S. forces operating in Poland. For its part, the U.S. will continue to bear the costs of training, equipping, deploying and employment of U.S. forces in the country. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
Employees in class taking a safety course.
Employees in class taking a safety course.
Employees in class taking a safety course.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District’s Mike Wielputz shows contractors how to conduct an Atterberg liquid limits test, which assesses the water contents which define the limits of various stages of consistency for fine-grained soils, as part of providing training on materials laboratory testing standards and necessary certifications in Powidz, Poland as part of the munitions storage area construction efforts June 29, 2022. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District construction involves building more than 50 bunkers, using roughly 17,500 cubic meters of concrete and the training is part of ensuring the project and its on-site concrete laboratory meet all required standards. (U.S. Army photo by Chad Gartrell)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District’s Mike Wielputz and U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Chad Gartrell provide training on concrete standards and necessary certifications to contractors in Powidz, Poland working on munitions storage area construction efforts June 24, 2022. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District construction involves building more than 50 bunkers, using roughly 17,500 cubic meters of concrete and the training is part of ensuring the project and its on-site concrete laboratory meets all required standards. (U.S. Army photo by Ed Argueta)
U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski gives remarks at a groundbreaking ceremony for a Munitions Storage Area being constructed in Powidz, Poland June 2, 2022, where he was joined by Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak, NATO Investment Committee Chair Emanuele Meli and Plenipotentiary to the Minister of Defense for the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement Polish Brig. Gen. Dariusz Mendrala. The ceremony marked the beginning of the Poland Provided Infrastructure program, which provides a mechanism for sharing the costs for U.S. forces in Poland. Infrastructure projects are funded by Poland and are designed and constructed to meet U.S. requirements for use by U.S. forces operating in Poland. For its part, the U.S. will continue to bear the costs of training, equipping, deploying and employment of U.S. forces in the country. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Angel D. Martinez-Navedo)
Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak and U.S .Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Commander Col. Pat Dagon discuss ongoing military construction efforts in Poland following during a site visit to ongoing Army Prepositioned Stock construction efforts managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Powidz, Poland June 2, 2022. The site visit took place following a groundbreaking ceremony for the Munitions Storage Area being constructed nearby. The ceremony marked the beginning of the Poland Provided Infrastructure program, which provides a mechanism for sharing the costs for U.S. forces in Poland. Infrastructure projects are funded by Poland and are designed and constructed to meet U.S. requirements for use by U.S. forces operating in Poland. For its part, the U.S. will continue to bear the costs of training, equipping, deploying and employment of U.S. forces in the country. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski, Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak and Poland Provided Infrastructure Program Manager U.S. Army Col. Eric McFadden speak following the groundbreaking ceremony for the Munitions Storage Area being constructed in Powidz, Poland June 2, 2022.  The ceremony marked the beginning of the Poland Provided Infrastructure program, which provides a mechanism for sharing the costs for U.S. forces in Poland. Infrastructure projects are funded by Poland and are designed and constructed to meet U.S. requirements for use by U.S. forces operating in Poland. For its part, the U.S. will continue to bear the costs of training, equipping, deploying and employment of U.S. forces in the country. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Commander Col. Pat Dagon, Plenipotentiary to the Minister of Defense for the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement Polish Brig. Gen. Dariusz Mendrala, NATO Investment Committee Chair Emanuele Meli, Europe District Chief of Program Management Branch Lalit Wadhwa, Europe District Chief of Programs and Project Management Justin Wetherwax and Poland Provided Infrastructure Program Manager U.S. Army Col. Eric McFadden discuss military construction efforts in Poland June 2, 2022 in Powidz ahead of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Munitions Storage Area being constructed there. The ceremony marked the beginning of the Poland Provided Infrastructure program, which provides a mechanism for sharing the costs for U.S. forces in Poland. Infrastructure projects are funded by Poland and are designed and constructed to meet U.S. requirements for use by U.S. forces operating in Poland. For its part, the U.S. will continue to bear the costs of training, equipping, deploying and employment of U.S. forces in the country. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Army Fellow Karon Carter poses in front of ongoing construction in Powidz, Poland April 21, 2021, where he was temporarily assigned for just over four months to support construction management and oversight efforts. Though based at the Europe District headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany, Carter supports a wide range of projects in multiple countries while getting hands-on experience working as an Army Fellow. (Courtesy Photo)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Army Fellow Chris Constant poses with his wife in front of the Berlin Cathedral in Germany while on personal travel September 3, 2021. In addition to supporting projects in several countries in Europe, being an Army Fellow and being based at Europe District headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany also offers unique opportunities for personal travel in addition to official travel visiting project sites. (Courtesy Photo)