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European Union Director of Military Staff visits AFRICOM

European Union Director of Military Staff visits AFRICOM

A top European Union military leader visited Headquarters, U.S. Africa Command, in Stuttgart, Germany, to discuss ways to further strengthen the strategic relationship between the two entities, Aug. 24.

August 29, 2017 ×
Members of U.S. Africa Command’s
(AFRICOM) public
affairs team gathered with
public affairs officers (PAOs)
from Malawi’s defense force
and security sector to discuss
public affairs best practices as
part of Africa Endeavor 2017
at the Umodzi
Park Convention
Center here August
16-18. AFRICOM photo.

AFRICOM Public Affairs Team hosts exchange in Malawi

“It’s important to hold meetings like this…we are all faced with the same issues whether in Malawi, or the United States,” – Navy Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Falvo, AFRICOM’s Public Affairs Branch Chief.

August 25, 2017 ×
Sixteen military and civilian leaders from 13 African countries met with officials to discuss U.S. military involvement on the African continent during a visit to the U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart July 26. This field trip was part of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies held at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (Marshall Center photo by Christine June) (Photo Credit: Christine June)

Marshall Center African Students Meet with AFRICOM Program Designers

Leaders from 13 African countries visited U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart in July.

August 2, 2017 ×
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 ×