July 20, 2019

Bavarian top minister in the Pentagon

Minister of State Dr. Florian Herrmann at the 9-11 Memorial inside the Pentagon – Picture by Bavarian State Chancery – Bayerische St.


Tuesday, 18 June 2019, Washington D.C., USA: Minister of State for Federal, European Affairs and Media of the Free State of Bavaria, Dr. Florian Herrmann, held a conference on transatlantic relations, and its ongoing dialogue at the “Army and Navy Club”. 

Defence talks were held with officials later on the programme at the Pentagon, and at the National Security Council about the U.S. Army stations in Bavaria. The US presence at the Bavarian sites shall remain unchanged. All in all, Bavaria offers an excellent framework, and is home to over 40,000 U.S. soldiers and civilians in Franconia and the Upper Palatinate. 

Minister of State Dr. Florian Herrmann held high-level talks at the Department of Defence – Picture by Bavarian State Chancery – Bayerische Staatskanzlei.


Bavaria is the largest stationing location for the US Army in Europe. More than 40,000 US soldiers and civilians strengthen the Bavarian economy, in particular in rural regions.

In the heart of the Pentagon, Minister Dr. Herrmann paid his personal tribute at the 9/11 Memorial. 

For further information: 
Bavarian State Chancery: http://www.bayern.de/europaminister-dr-florian-herrmann-reist-in-die-usa/

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