Military News

Local spectators watch as U.S. Soldiers participate in a parachute jump exercise at the Malmsheim Drop Zone, Germany, 13 July, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston)

Stuttgart Soldiers complete parachute training with new equipment

Photo Gallery: U.S. Special Forces Soldiers participated in a parachute jump exercise at the Malmsheim Drop Zone, July 13.

July 20, 2017 ×
U.S. European Command tanks roll through at the July 10 commencement of the annual joint combined training exercise Getica Saber 2017 in Romania. (EUCOM Photo)

U.S. Forces work with partners in numerous military exercises

Service members participate in several exercises per year with partner nations.

July 20, 2017 ×
A moving truck is unloaded as a family moves into their new home. The Army's new Center for Personnel Claims Support office will held expedite claims for property damaged during such moves. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps)

New Army office opens for property loss claims

New office at Fort Knox to process Soldiers’ claims for personal property losses incident to government service, known as the Center for Personnel Claims Support, or CPCS.

July 14, 2017 ×
Soldiers test new training equipment at Panzer Range Complex

Soldiers test new training equipment at Panzer Range Complex

The EST II provides greater accuracy, higher quality graphics, expanded tutoring capabilities and will allow for greater number of lanes.

May 18, 2017 ×
Military education DANTES now available on mobile devices

Military education DANTES now available on mobile devices

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support, or DANTES, is proud to announce the new “MyVolEdPath” mobile app.

May 9, 2017 ×
More than 40 African Chiefs of Defense or their representatives participated in the first hiefs of Defense conference hosted by U.S. Africa Command, April 19-20 in Stuttgart. Photo by Staff Sgt. Grady Jones

AFRICOM hosts first ever Chiefs of Defense conference

More than 225 attendees from various organizations participated in the first ever U.S. Africa Command Chiefs of Defense conference, April 19-20.

April 24, 2017 ×
Prime Minister of Libyan Government of National Accord visits AFRICOM

Prime Minister of Libyan Government of National Accord visits AFRICOM

The Prime Minister of Libya’s unity government, Fayez al-Sarraj, visited the U.S. Africa Command headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany April 5, 2017.

April 14, 2017 ×
AFRICOM holds forum to discuss migration challenges

AFRICOM holds forum to discuss migration challenges

AFRICOM’s Multinational Cooperation Center and Strategic Outreach Division/ J51 convened this event to educate elements of the command on irregular migration concerns.

April 14, 2017 ×
Active military service counts toward civilian retirement

Active military service counts toward civilian retirement

How prior military DA civilians can buy back their time to count for retirement.

April 7, 2017 ×
The Army and DOD will benefit tremendously from personnel completing the "2016 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members", said Dr. Elizabeth Van Winkle, who worked on designing the survey. Survey results will be leveraged toward fostering a climate that is not conducive to sexual harassment/sexual assault and emphasizing that these behaviors will not be tolerated, she added. Photo Credit: courtesy of Army SHARP.

SHARP resources now available for DA civilians

Army civilians are now able to utilize the Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, program.

April 5, 2017 ×
Cheryl Escher, financial management analyst, Directorate of Resources and Assessments/J8, U.S. Africa Command, addresses participants of the AFRICOM annual Resource and Assessments Workshop in Heidelberg, Germany, March 14, 2017. By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Grady Jones

AFRICOM hosts annual Resources and Assessments Workshop

U.S. Africa Command held its annual Resources and Assessments Workshop to discuss fiscal matters and the way ahead.

April 3, 2017 ×
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Javier Rivera, a signal support systems specialist assigned to the 52nd Strategic Signal Battalion, 2nd Signal Brigade, and Spc. Allison Sardler, a network operations specialist also assigned to the 52nd SSB, were named winners of the 5th Signal Command (Theater) Best Warrior Competition at an awards ceremony March 22, 2017 in Wiesbaden, Germany. (Photo Credit: 2nd Signal Brigade)

5th Signal Command names 2017 Best Warriors

5th Signal Command (Theater) selected a new noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the year.

March 28, 2017 ×