Set the theater for U.S. Army Europe and U.S. European Command operations and plans.
Integrate with the NATO Allies and Partners in the planning and execution of NATO logistics operations
Integrate with the NATO Allies and Partners in the planning and execution of NATO logistics operations
Plan, prepare, coordinate, and execute theater sustainment in the European Theater.
Integrate with the NATO Allies and Partners in the planning and execution of NATO logistics operations.
Identify communications requirements to support RSOI, and sustainment operations in European theater.
Plan Joint Security Area operations.
Integrate with the NATO Allies and Partners in the planning and execution of NATO logistics operations

 

MISSION: 21st Theater Sustainment Command executes mission command of operational sustainment across European theater; conducts Reception, Staging, Onward movement and Integration; sets the Atlantic Resolve joint operation area; executes theater opening, theater distribution, and theater sustainment in support of U.S. European Command and NATO operations; and, as directed executes joint security and support to U.S. Africa Command operations.

VISION: Team 21 achieves something bigger than the sum of our pieces. We are capable of integrating with the Joint Logistics Enterprise, our NATO Allies and Partners. Team 21 is a NATO ready, theater responsive, Soldier-focused, cohesive team providing scalable mission command and sustainment capabilities to combatant commanders and Regionally Aligned Forces in an increasingly complex environment.

 

Latest News
U.S. Army Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, arrive at Berlin, Germany as part of an emergency deployment readiness exercise, March 19. (U.S. Army photo by Staff...
U.S. Army Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, arrive at Berlin, Germany as part of an emergency deployment readiness exercise, March 19. (U.S. Army photo by Staff...
Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division from Fort Bliss, Texas, check in for roll call after arriving at Drawsko Pomorskie Training...
RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany – Maj. Gen Steven Shapiro, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, speaks to logisticians during the U.S. Army Europe Sustainment Rehearsal of Concept...
RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany – Command Sgt. Maj. H.H. George Luedtke, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, watches movement synchronization at the U.S. Army Europe Sustainment Rehearsal of...
RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany – A Slovenian army planner listens to a briefing during the U.S. Army Europe Sustainment Rehearsal of Concept Drill March 8. Slovenia is one of the host nations for...
RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany – Lt. Col. Andreas Heyn, NATO Force Integration Unit, watches U.S. Army Soldiers position location markers on a map during the U.S. Army Europe Sustainment Rehearsal...
RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany – The U.S. Army Europe Rehearsal of Concept Drill for support during the summer exercises took place March 8. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Adrian Patoka, 21st TSC)
Civilian workers with the Port of Zeebrugge unload a CH-47 Chinook and other aircraft with 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, from a cargo carrier Jan. 29, 2019 at Zeebrugge, Belgium.
Soldiers with 601st Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division reassemble a CH-47 Chinook Jan. 30, 2019 at Zeebrugge, Belgium.

Armored unit deploys to Europe, draws prepositioned stocks as part of Dynamic Force Employment
March 19, 2019

Knights' Brigade Trains Supply Soldiers
March 1, 2019

Stilwell Battalion bids farewell to one leader and welcomes another
February 26, 2019

Focus on
Maj. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, visits Soldiers of 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to discuss operational and logistical functions in Zagan, Poland, Sept. 26, 2018. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Lisa Vines, 382nd Public Affairs Detachment)
  • By Maj. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro and Maj. Oliver Davis

    January 2, 2019, Army Sustainment Magazine

    The Army Vision released on June 6, 2018, states that near-peer threats "will increasingly challenge the United States and our allies in Europe, the Middle East, and the Indo-Pacific region." Conceivably, future conflict may consist of large-scale operations across multiple continents similar to what the world experienced during the two world wars. 

    Our resource- and sustainment-dependent forces will rely on rapid resupply to the forward line of troops to execute all phases of the operation. With a large number of sustainment organizations in theater and a responsibility to sustain forces from the ports in the rear to troops on the forward line, how does a theater sustainment command (TSC) conduct mission command of sustainment operations?  Read more...

Around the Command
Dancers from Grace Dance Studio perform a dance ensemble on Daenner Kaserne Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 19. The ensemble was a part of a Women’s History Month observance held by 21st Theater...
RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany – Spc. Jessica Yang, 30th Medical Brigade, and Spc. Dylan Trexler, 16th Sustainment Brigade, place location markers on a map to illustrate movements during the U.S....
Antoinette Williams serves as the American Red Cross site lead at Camp Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania. The Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces is mandated by Congress to verify an emergency...
WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Europe's Deputy Commanding General for Mobilization & Reserve Affairs Brig. Gen. Ellen Clark and Deputy Chief of Staff G-1 Col. Matthew Rasmussen present 1st Lt. Erica...
ATHENS, Greece--Platoon leaders from the 902nd Engineer Company, 15th Engineer Battalion celebrate finishing their marathon by holding up their medals and the U.S. Army Engineer Corps Flag, November...
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Tira Faiivae, Team 21 budget analyst, is awarded the Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service from Maj. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, 21st TSC commanding general, Jan. 17 at Panzer...
Spc. Kyara Payne, 386th Transportation Detachment, 39th Transportation Battalion, verifies military shipping labels at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, Jan. 26, 2019. (U.S. Army photo b Staff Sgt....
An M109A6 Paladin from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division waits to be checked in and staged for movement to Poland in Antwerp, Belgium, Jan 20.
16th Sustainment Brigade's 5th Quartermaster Aerial Delivery Company, 10 NATO allies and nine U.S. units participated in a joint airborne training event at Alzey Drop Zone.
Knights Pride's 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company hosts the international event annually.

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  • Team 21 SHARP Program

    #FirstInSupport starts with a #StaySafe21 environment therefore, 21st TSC's SHARP Program's mission is to reduce with an aim toward eliminating sexual offenses within the Army through cultural change, prevention, intervention, investigation, accountability, advocacy/response, assessment, and training to sustain the All-Volunteer Force.

    SHARP Hotlines: 

    Europe SHARP Hotline: 0611-143-537-4277 

    SAFE Helpline (toll free from Germany): 0611-143-537-7233/ DSN: 484-7280 

    Bavaria SHARP Hotline: 09641-83-8567 

    Wiesbaden SHARP Hotline: 0162-296-6741

    Brussels SHARP Hotline: 09641-83-4567

    Air Force SHARP Hotline: 06371-47-7272

Newcomers
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    Headquartered in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Team 21 is comprised of more than 10 subordinate units positioned throughout Strong Europe's  area of responsibility. To begin your transition over to Team 21, click here to get the most up-to-date and must-know Newcomers InformationFirst in Support starts here!  

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