October 2022

Friday, 28 October [Copenhagen, Denmark]

8:30 a.m.

Attended Country Team briefing at US Embassy

9:45 a.m.            

Received combined intel briefing at Kastellet

11:00 a.m.

Met with Policy Director, Ministry of Defense, Kasper Høeg-Jensen

Thursday, October 27 [Rzeszow, Poland / Copenhagen, Denmark]

9:30 a.m.

Met with 101st Airborne Division and received intel update from Col. Scott Wilkinson

10:40 a.m.

Met with American soldiers

11:30 a.m.

Received Department of State Mission Poland and Team Rzeszow Briefing from CG Nickerson; Mr. David Gehrenbeck, Embassy Kyiv; Mr. Ben Zinner, USAID

1:30 p.m.

Toured UNHCR office and met with Andreas Kirchhof, Senior External Relations Adviser, UNHCR Poland; Richard Sollom, Senior Protection Officer, UNHCR Rzeszow; and two Ukrainian refugees

7:00 p.m.            

Attended event at Rydhave, Residence of the US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, with AMB Leventhal, Mrs. Leventhal, DCM Hall-Godfrey, CAPT Orlich, Mr. Fernandez, LtCol Summey

Wednesday, October 26 [Vilnius, Lithuania]

11:15 a.m.

Toured Pabradė Training Area facilities and met with LTC Lockhart and CSM Mortensen

11:35 a.m.

Received briefing from COL Ikena and LTC Lockart

12:15 p.m.

Met with American servicemembers in Pabradė

13:30 p.m.

Met with Republic of Lithuania Minister of National Defense Arvydas Anušauskas

7:00 p.m.

Attended event at Deputy Chief of Mission Residence with CDA Tamir Waser, CDA, Embassy of Lithuania; CDA Ruben Harutunian, CDA, Embassy of Belarus; MAJ Chris Hawkins; MAJ Mike Young; and Mr. Brian Kato

Tuesday October 25, 2022 [Frankfurt, Germany]

9:30 a.m.

Met with COL Landers, Commander Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, at Landstuhl Medical Center Headquarters

10:30 a.m.          

Toured Medical Center major facilities

11:30 a.m.

Met with American servicemembers

1:10 p.m.            

Received briefing on Operations, Significance, Operation Allies Refuge from Col Finnan, Lt Col Stapenhorst and Lt Col Field at Ramstein Air Base

1:50 p.m.            

Toured C-130 and met with Lt Col Tresemer and airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron

2:30 p.m.

Met with DCOM Lt Gen Lamontagne, DCOM US Air Forces Europe (USAFE)

2:45 p.m.

Received United States European Command (EUCOM) Briefing from Maj Gen Lasica, EUCOM J5 and Mr. Al Viana, EUCOM J8

Monday, October 24 [Frankfurt, Germany]

10:45 a.m.

Met with LTG Rohling (USAREUR-AF DCG)

11:20 a.m.

Met with Task Force Dragon and toured facility

12:00 p.m.          

Toured the International Donor Coordination Center (IDCC)

1:15 p.m.

Attended classified program at U.S. Consulate

4:00 p.m.

Met with representatives from U.S. Naval Forces Europe (NAVEUR): CAPT MacNicholl (Deputy Assistant COS), Mr. Robert Adams (N5A), and CDR Joseph Diekemper (N53F Future Plans)

Saturday, October 15

9:00 a.m.

Met with Missoula City and County officials

11:00 a.m.

Attended University of Montana Tailgates

1:00 p.m.

Attended University of Montana Grizzlies vs. University of Idaho football game

Friday, October 14

12:00 p.m.

Hosted public town hall in Helena

12:45 p.m.

Press interview

1:30 p.m.

Spoke at Montana Farmer’s Union Annual Convention

2:15 p.m.

Met with Helena Independent Record Editorial Board

Friday, October 7

7:45 a.m.

Met with Rabbi Chaim Bruk

8:10 a.m.

Press interview

8:45 a.m.

Press interview

10:00 a.m.

Phone call with Lael Brainard, Federal Reserve Vice Chair

2:00 p.m.

Press interview

Thursday, October 6

12:00 p.m.

Hosted public Town Hall in Bozeman

1:45 p.m.

Received Friend of the Farm Bureau award from the Montana Farm Bureau

3:00 p.m.

Met with Bill Berg, Park County Commissioner

4:00 p.m.

Met with Park County Community Foundation