In the middle of March as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, the Army made mission adjustments to focus on protecting the force, posturing for global operational readiness, and supporting the national effort to fight the novel coronavirus.
The 678th ADA Brigade (BDE) participated in the Spartan Shield 20-7 exercise where their ADAFCO’s attended the Army’s ADFACO Table VIII certification course from July 20 -23 2020 at the Warrior Preparation Center on Einsiedlerhof Air Station, Germany.
Starting June 1, 2020, the updated School Year Army Child & Youth Fee Policy will be implemented. Major changes include a 2-hour, no-show hourly rate that may be implemented for hourly care, and transportation fees which may be charged when CYS transport children to and from school.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, more people have turned to video-teleconferencing to stay in touch. The increase in video-conferencing browsing trends has garnered the attention of hackers who are looking for innovative ways to infiltrate computer software systems.
The COVID-19 Pandemic presents cybercriminals with a way to combine both into a dangerous one-two punch. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command warns the Army community that some phishing campaigns prey on would-be victims’ fear, while others capitalize on the opportunity created by hot topics in the news cycle.
A significant change to how military postal customers overseas may mail packages internationally is coming soon.
The Army’s ALERT! notifies service members, Army civilians and their families during a crisis. MWNS operators, for example, can issue alerts in the event of an active shooter, inclement weather or any other event requiring immediate notification.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, certain veterans received access to Commissary and Exchange services, including those in Germany.
The U.S. Army has ended funding toward its tax center program, prompting U.S. Army Europe’s Judge Advocate to discontinue its centrally managed tax centers across U.S. Army installations in Europe.
After eight months of efforts and initiatives across the Army to improve housing conditions, residents of U.S. Army family housing will have another chance to rate the quality of housing and housing services in 2019 as the Army prepares to launch two more surveys.