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ATLANTIC RESOLVE ~ US 1st CAB Returning To Europe

An AH-64 Apache with the 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division during Ex COMBINED RESOLVE XII at JMRC Hohenfels, August 2019 [US Army: Sgt Thomas Mort]

The Pentagon last night announced that the US 1st CAB will be returning to Europe on the next ATLANTIC RESOLVE roulement.


Press Release, Arlington VA, 08 February 2021: The US Army announced today that Fort Riley’s 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade will replace the 101st Airborne Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade in April 2021. The 1st CAB will serve as US Army Europe-Africa’s combat aviation element responsible for aviation assets of US forces deployed in support of ATLANTIC RESOLVE.

“The Demon Brigade is excited about our rotation back to Europe,” said Col. Bryan Chivers, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade commander. “We look forward to strengthening our long-standing partnership with our allies and partners, reaffirming the United States’ commitment to NATO.”

The brigade will support US Army Europe-Africa’s ATLANTIC RESOLVE, with units in several nations training alongside allies and partners to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to peace and stability in the region.

“Our soldiers are well-trained and ready to support this mission, and our European partners,” said Chivers.

The majority of equipment and personnel will be stationed in Germany, with a forward presence in Latvia, Romania and Poland.

AH64 Apache helicopter from 101st Airborne CAB departing La Rochelle in July for ATLANTIC REOLVE 6 and DEF20 Phase II [©Bob Morrison]
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