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Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning and Pvt. 1st Class Jacob Hauser earned their cake doing push-ups. Hauser starred in two of the #EarnYourCake clips that sparked Fannings impromptu visit to LSA Warhammer, June 14. (Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Hilary Klotz, 16th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Officer)

Message from Secretary of Army talks Anakonda, Army’s 241st B-day, priorities as secretary

Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning sent a message to the Army team concerning his priorities as the secretary. His priorities include taking care of Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families; developing capabilities to counter emerging threats; and meaningful acquisition reform.

June 22, 2016 ×
In this U.S. Army file photo, a Soldier uses a smartphone. Remember, the U.S. Army has not authorized any common access card readers for smartphones.

Watch your back for CAC hack attack: Army neither supports nor recognizes smartphone CAC readers

A free application for certain smartphones was recently released with which users can scan the barcode on the front of Common Access Cards (CAC). The Army does not support this app, and CAC users definitely should not use it.

June 2, 2016 ×
Fort Bliss Iron Eagles arrive in Germany

Fort Bliss Iron Eagles arrive in Germany

About 250 Soldiers of the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade, “Iron Eagles,” from Fort Bliss, Texas, arrived here, April 26, at Albrecht Dürer Airport.

April 29, 2016 ×
Ansbach to transition to simplified DoD request for child care website in September

Ansbach to transition to simplified DoD request for child care website in September

The Army is transitioning to a new single-portal Department of Defense website designed to make it easier for Soldiers to find the child care they need.

April 4, 2016 ×
BOSS president leads from the front

BOSS president leads from the front

Significant developments in one’s career can come from unlikely places. For one Soldier, a community recreation program gave him growth opportunities far beyond what he had imagined.

February 24, 2016 ×
Soldiers dominate Armed Forces Cross Country

Soldiers dominate Armed Forces Cross Country

Three Soldiers finished among the top 10 runners in America while leading All-Army to the men’s and women’s team titles in the 2016 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships, Feb. 6, in Bend, Oregon.

February 24, 2016 ×
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Task Force Spearhead gives wings to 173rd redlegs

Paratroopers from 4th Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade, conducted more than 200 airborne proficiency jumps from two UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Spearhead Feb. 18, 2016, at Bunker drop-zone Grafenwoehr, Germany.

February 22, 2016 ×
Blackhawk helicopters from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, conduct M119A3 Howitzer Sling Load Operations, alongside 4th Battalion 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during exercise Allied Spirit IV at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Jan. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Antonio Ramirez, 12th CAB)

1-3 ARB Apaches bring Viper strike to Allied Spirit IV

An aviation task force made up of elements from 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, from U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, and 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, from Fort Hood, Texas, provided attack, assault and medical evacuation support to exercise Allied Spirit at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Jan. 10 through Feb. 5.

February 5, 2016 ×
Michael Formica, director of IMCOM Europe, presents the organization's guidon to Command Sgt. Maj. Gene Canada during the region's change of responsibility ceremony Jan. 12, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Harald Risch)

IMCOM Europe welcomes new command sergeant major

Installation Management Command – Europe welcomed its new command sergeant major and bid farewell to his predecessor during a change-of-responsibility ceremony held at Sembach, Germany, Jan. 12.

January 14, 2016 ×
The U.S. Army Europe counterintelligence division has officially released a new smartphone application to facilitate the "if you see something, say something" reporting process for service members, civilians, contractors and Family members in Europe. (Photo by U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs)

iReport smartphone application now available for free download

The U.S. Army Europe counterintelligence division has officially released a new smartphone application to facilitate the “if you see something, say something” reporting process for service members, civilians, contractors and Family members in Europe.

January 5, 2016 ×