United States European Command [USEUCOM] Law and Legal Definition

United States European Command (USEUCOM) is one of ten Unified Combatant Commands of the U.S. military force. The USEUCOM headquarters is in Stuttgart, Germany.

The USEUCOM area of focus includes Europe, Russia, Iceland, Greenland, Israel and extends from the North Cape of Norway, through the waters of the Baltic and Mediterranean seas, most of Europe, and parts of the Middle East.

The (USEUCOM) primary mission is to support of NATO is to provide combat-ready forces to support the U.S. commitments to the NATO alliance. Although planning for NATO conflict is first priority at USEUCOM, consideration is also given to unilateral and multilateral contingency planning. This includes providing forces to other unified command, and ranges from humanitarian relief to support of friendly governments with supplies.