First in Support across the European Theater

    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. 


    • Set the theater for U.S. Army Europe and EUCOM operations and plans
    • 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
    • Develop sustainment concepts that account for adversary capabilities
    • Plan Joint Security Area operations 

Latest News

Focus on:

  • 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

Spotlight: Crisis Support

  • First in Support starts first and foremost with Team 21's Soldiers, civilians and their Families. Click here to find resources to help you and your family during times of need. For after-hours emergencies, call +49 (0)162-296-9054 in Kaiserslautern, and +49 (0)162-270-8348 in Baumholder. For unit chain of command, behavioral health and/or Military Family Life Consultants, call:  Baumholder: 0152-3652-2147; Kleber Kaserne: 0175-792-3332; Landstuhl: 0152-2479-2650 and Rhine Ordinance Barracks: 0175-601-1985. 

Crisis Resources


  • 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


  • Welcome to First in Support

    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!