Military News

How often do people lose security clearances over mental health?

How often do people lose security clearances over mental health?

One in every 35,000 people were either denied a clearance or had their clearance revoked.

February 16, 2017 ×
Turbans, beards, dreadlocks now permissible for some Soldiers

Turbans, beards, dreadlocks now permissible for some Soldiers

The Army has granted waivers to Sikh Soldiers since 2009. Read more about additional policy changes.

January 25, 2017 ×
USAREUR Chief of Staff speaks at Bundeswehr State Command event

USAREUR Chief of Staff speaks at Bundeswehr State Command event

Baden-Wuerttemberg’s Lecture Series features topics relevant to security policy.

January 25, 2017 ×
New AF policies on dress, appearance, tattoos

New AF policies on dress, appearance, tattoos

Authorized tattoos on the chest, back, arms and legs will no longer be restricted.

January 12, 2017 ×
New Army fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

New Army fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

OPAT estimated to be administered to 80,000 recruits and thousands of cadets annually.

January 4, 2017 ×
U.S. Army Europe to increase presence across Eastern Europe

U.S. Army Europe to increase presence across Eastern Europe

USAREUR is preparing for an increased presence across the European theater to and strengthen deterrence and defense.

November 4, 2016 ×
ARNG helicopter task force completes SOF

ARNG helicopter task force completes SOF

Soldiers enhance the interoperability between the special operations force.

October 27, 2016 ×
The Navy’s new Enlisted Rating Modernization Implementation Plan

The Navy’s new Enlisted Rating Modernization Implementation Plan

The Navy released an Enlisted Rating Modernization timeline to help Sailors understand the way the Navy is gradually implementing this transformation.

October 17, 2016 ×
Scaparrotti: NATO needs ‘position of strength’ for Russia

Scaparrotti: NATO needs ‘position of strength’ for Russia

Opportunities to collaborate with Russia do exist…These kinds of efforts seek to reduce the suffering of the population and find an opportunity to bring some peace.

September 19, 2016 ×
Installation access changes on the horizon for U.S. Army Europe

Installation access changes on the horizon for U.S. Army Europe

It’s now required to register any travel away from your duty station with the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, or STEP.

August 25, 2016 ×
AFRICOM Olympics build esprit de corps

AFRICOM Olympics build esprit de corps

U.S. Africa Command staff and their families gathered at Kelley Barracks Aug. 12 for a day of fun, camaraderie, and competition during the sixth annual AFRICOM Olympics.

August 25, 2016 ×
All officers selected for promotion now vetted for ‘exemplary conduct’

All officers selected for promotion now vetted for ‘exemplary conduct’

Officers selected by boards for promotion are now vetted for mental, physical, moral, and professional fitness, and must meet exemplary conduct standards.

August 23, 2016 ×