Army News


Army CID’s Defense Forensic Science Center on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic

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.

August 14, 2020 ×

Spartan Shield: The art of air and missile defense integration

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.

July 31, 2020 ×
Updated Army Child and Youth Fee Policy takes effect June 1, 2020

Updated Army Child and Youth Fee Policy takes effect June 1, 2020

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.

May 10, 2020 ×
Video-conference calls are target for cybercriminals

Video-conference calls are target for cybercriminals

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.

April 17, 2020 ×
CID encourages vigilance to prevent COVID-19 cyber scams

CID encourages vigilance to prevent COVID-19 cyber scams

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.

March 17, 2020 ×
Military post offices to stop accepting handwritten customs forms

Military post offices to stop accepting handwritten customs forms

A significant change to how military postal customers overseas may mail packages internationally is coming soon.

February 20, 2020 ×
Army Materiel Command is in the process of switching its mass warning system to the new Alert! system. Alert! is a government, off-the-shelf program that sends alerts through computer networks, phone calls, emails and text messages. (U.S. Army graphic by Nicole Blanks)

ALERT! Get registered in the Army’s Mass Warning Notification System

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.

January 28, 2020 ×
Eligible veterans authorized post access, shopping privileges in Germany

Eligible veterans authorized post access, shopping privileges in Germany

Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, certain veterans received access to Commissary and Exchange services, including those in Germany.

January 17, 2020 ×
U.S. Army Europe ends face-to-face tax preparation

U.S. Army Europe ends face-to-face tax preparation

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.

December 5, 2019 ×
Army to launch additional housing satisfaction surveys

Army to launch additional housing satisfaction surveys

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.

November 7, 2019 ×