NATO-U.S. Military Presence in Poland 

NATO Military Presence in Poland

 

  1. Multinational Corps Northeast (MNC-NE), Szczecin
    • Multinational Corps Northeast is the headquarters for Eastern Europe which reports to the NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), which undertakes a wide range of joint military operations.
  1. Multinational Division Northeast (MND-NE), Elblag
    • Multinational Division North East Headquarters coordinates activities of the enhanced Forward Presence Battle Groups deployed in the Baltic States and Poland. These tasks consist of the coordination of training and increasing situational awareness in the region. 
  1. NATO Units, Bydgoszcz
    • Joint Force Training Center (JFTC)
      • The JFTC provides support and expertise in the training of Alliance and partner nations’ forces, conducts training courses and provides advice to a variety of audiences.
    • NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU)
      • The NFIU’s primary responsibility is to facilitate the rapid deployment of NATO Response Force (NRF) elements in order to enhance Alliance responsiveness.
    • Allied Command Counterintelligence (ACCI)
      • ACCI detects, deters and neutralizes the threat of terrorism, espionage, sabotage and subversion directed against NATO.
  1. Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup, Orzysz
    • 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment (3/2 CR) represents the United States’ contribution to NATO’s eFP and is a part of the Alliance’s overall deterrence and defense posture to demonstrate that an attack on or incursion into NATO territory will be met by Allied military forces.
  1. NATO Counter Intelligence Center of Excellence (CI COE)
  • NATO Counter-Intelligence Center of Excellence (CI COE) supports the Alliance’s counterintelligence services and was established at the initiative of Poland and Slovakia with the participation of Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, and Slovenia. 

U.S. Military Presence in Poland 

 

  1. European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA), Redzikowo
    • Naval Support Facility Redzikowo is an operational site that provides support to the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System (AAMDS). The installation and its facilities remain under construction, as does AAMDS Poland.
  1. ABCT Headquarters, Żagań
    • As part of Atlantic Resolve, U.S.-based units deploy to Europe for nine-month rotations that conduct bilateral, joint, and multilateral training events in Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Romania. This armored brigade combat team (ABCT) is headquartered in Zagan with subordinate battalions in Boleslawiec, Skwierzyna and Swietoszow. 
  1. ABCT Element, Skwierzyna

 

  1. ABCT Element, Swietoszow

 

  1. ABCT Element, Boleslawiec 

 

  1. Rotational Logistics and Aviation, Powidz
    • Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB): As part of Atlantic Resolve, S.-based CAB units deploy to Europe for nine-month rotations to conduct medical transport, exercise support, and aviation operations during major multinational training exercises in Europe in collaboration with NATO Allies and partner countries.
    • Sustainment Units: Combat Sustainment Support Battalions (CSSB) provide transportation expertise to enable rapid vehicle and transportation support to other U.S. military units deployed in Poland. 
  1. Mission Command Element (MCE), Poznan
    • Serves as the U.S. Army headquarters for more than 4,000 U.S. Service Members conducting bilateral training operations and multinational exercises with Allies in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. 
  1. 52nd Operations Group Detachment 1, Lask
    • 52nd Fighter Wing: Detachment 1 conducts training, maintains combat readiness and builds operational capabilities with Polish counterparts. Training rotations include squadrons from active duty and Air National Guard wings, which primarily represent F-16s and C-130s aircraft. 
  1. 52nd Operations Group Detachment 2, Miroslawiec
    • 52nd Fighter Wing: Detachment 2 operates MQ-9 Reaper aircraft to promote security and stability within the region.  Operating from forward locations in Europe enables collective defense capabilities and strengthens relationships with NATO allies and partners.