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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 ×
Graphic 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 ×
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 ×