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41st Field Artillery Brigade

The 41st Field Artillery Brigade is the only European based Fires brigade. The "Rail Gunners!" Brigade provides strategic, operational, and tactical-level fires and support throughout the U.S. European Command.

As the U.S. Army's only European-based Fires brigade we have a diverse, complex and exciting mission. The 41st Field Artillery Brigade plans, prepares, executes, and assesses operations to provide USAREUR close support and long range precision strike employing organic, Joint, and Multinational fires and non-kinetic capabilities to achieve distributed effects across Europe in support of commanders’ operational and tactical objectives. Your assignment to the 41st FAB includes a warm welcome into your local community.

You can look forward to a challenging and rewarding assignment, while simultaneously enjoying the sights and sounds of Europe.  While we work hard, we are committed to providing the best possible environment for our Soldiers and their Families.

Soldiers, assigned to 1-6 FA, fire a M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Jan. 27, 2020. (U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger)
41st Field Artillery Brigade Live-Fire Exercise
By | Feb. 1, 2020
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment of the 41st Field Artillery Brigade conducted their first live-fire exercise since reactivating in September 2019 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area Jan. 27, 2020.

Railgunner Thunder
By | Nov. 4, 2019
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany- The 41st Field Artillery Brigade (41st FAB) staff is conducting Railgunner Thunder, a Command Post Exercise (CPX), on Camp Aachen, Germany, Oct. 21-25, 2019. Railgunner Thunder allows 41st FAB’s staff and subordinate units to exercise their mission command systems, the battle tracking procedures, battle drills, fire mission processing, and resource allocation to prepare for operations in a decisive action training environment.

U.S. Army deploys M270 rocket launchers to Europe
By Defence Blog | Sept. 12, 2019
The U.S. Army has announced that M270 multiple launch rocket systems, or MLRS, along with several support vehicles have deployed to Europe.

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Long-range rocket launchers arrive in Europe
By MARTIN EGNASH of Stars and Stripes | Sept. 11, 2019
The first contingent of U.S. rocket artillery began arriving in Europe to outfit a unique American brigade on the Continent. The 41st Field Artillery Brigade, which activated in November, received the shipment of 16 M270-A1 multiple launch rocket systems, or MLRS, along with several support vehicles.

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Christopher LaNeve, left, the commanding general of the 7th Army Training Command observes as U.S. Army Col. Seth Knazovich, right, commander of the 41st Field Artillery Brigade, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Samuel Zoker, middle, Command Sgt. Maj. of the 41st Field Artillery Bde., uncase the unit colors during the unit’s activation ceremony in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 30, 2018. The 41st Field Artillery Bde. “Railgunners” is the new unit activating in Grafenwoehr, Germany under the training readiness authority of 7th ATC and will provide long-range precision fires capabilities for U.S. Army Europe. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Emily Houdershieldt)
41st Field Artillery Brigade Activation Ceremony
By | July 11, 2019
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Christopher LaNeve, left, the commanding general of the 7th Army Training

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany—The 589th Brigade Support Battalion reactivation ceremony was held at the Grafenwoehr Field House here, Jan. 11, 2019.
The 589th BSB falls under the 41st Field Artillery Brigade, the newest brigade to join the 7th Amy Training Command’s training readiness authority. The 41st FAB was activated late last year. 
“Setting up a Brigade Support Battalion will be a challenging and rewarding chapter in our lives,” said Lt. Col. Ronald A. Veldhuizen, the new commander of the 589th BSB. “Over the few days we have been together, the unit’s reputation holds: results beyond expectations, advising and taking care of each other, and positive attitudes.”
The 589th BSB is the first of multiple battalion-level activations to come for the 41st FAB, as it rebuilds the foundations to the unit. “Our goal as a brigade is to be ready now,” said Col. Seth A. Knazovich, the commander of the 41st FAB. “We cannot reach that level of readiness without this logistics battalion.” This growth is part of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.
Bringing back the 589th BSB
By | July 11, 2019
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany—The 589th Brigade Support Battalion reactivation ceremony was held at the

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