Army News

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 ×
The Overseas Contingency Operations fiscal year 2016 personnel appropriation for the Army is about $1.8 billion. That's about $1.4 billion less than what was appropriated last year. Or to put it another way, last year's funding was almost double. Shown here, a Soldier from 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), along with a service member from the Polish armed forces, provide a security escort during an advising mission at Tactical Base Gamberi in Afghanistan in February 2015.

Appropriations Act enables 1.3 percent pay raise

Both Soldiers and federal employees will receive a 1.3 percent pay raise beginning in January, funded by a consolidated Appropriations Act passed by Congress and signed by the president, Dec. 18.

December 28, 2015 ×
Criminal Investigation Command warns of posting holiday travel plans

Criminal Investigation Command warns of posting holiday travel plans

As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

December 8, 2015 ×
Army tri-signed letter: Full Integration of Women in the Army

Army tri-signed letter: Full Integration of Women in the Army

The Secretary of Defense directed the full integration of women in the Armed Forces following a thirty-day review period required by Congress. Read the tri-signed letter here.

December 7, 2015 ×
4-3 Brawlers conduct transfer of authority ceremony

4-3 Brawlers conduct transfer of authority ceremony

The 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, transferred authority to the 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, here, Nov. 18, at Illesheim Army Airfield.

November 25, 2015 ×
New Soldiers arrive at USAG Ansbach, in-process

New Soldiers arrive at USAG Ansbach, in-process

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach performed in-processing for the newly arrived Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, Friday and Tuesday at the Bunch Fitness Center at Storck Barracks.

November 13, 2015 ×