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20 years of JTAGS early warning operations

20 years of JTAGS early warning operations

“I hope I never hear from you.” Stuttgart JTAGS marks 20 years of watching the skies.

March 23, 2017 ×
Eisenhower gives the order of the day to paratroopers in England. "Full victory -- nothing else" was the command just before they boarded their planes to participate in the first wave. The invasion -- code-named Operation Overlord -- had been brewing for more than two years. (Photo Credit: File Photo)

Countdown to 75: US Army Europe’s beginnings

European Theater of Operations, U.S. Army, or ETOUSA is not to be confused with the joint U.S. European Command of today.

March 7, 2017 ×
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 defense-wide performance appraisal program

New defense-wide performance appraisal program

New Beginnings encompasses reforms in hiring flexibilities, training and development, and workforce incentives.

January 13, 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 ×