Army News

Germany gas card abuse leads to fines, loss of license

Germany gas card abuse leads to fines, loss of license

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service fuel card allows U.S. personnel to fill their vehicles with tax-free fuel in Germany. Some individuals make illegal transactions by selling or giving part of their rations to people who are not authorized to have a fuel card. Abuse of the fuel card can lead to hefty fines from German customs authorities and a loss of driving privileges from the U.S. side.

May 16, 2018 ×
CID: ‘Sextortion’ Scams continue to occur; don’t give into scammer’s demands

CID: ‘Sextortion’ Scams continue to occur; don’t give into scammer’s demands

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) continues to caution the Army community to be on the lookout for all types of “sextortion scams” where criminals will use any dishonest method to make contact with potential victims and then attempt to blackmail them.

April 27, 2018 ×
CID seeks qualified officers to join warrant officer ranks

CID seeks qualified officers to join warrant officer ranks

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is seeking first lieutenants and captains, from all military occupational specialties, interested in becoming CID Special Agents to submit applications to transition to a CID Special Agent warrant officer

April 11, 2018 ×
Customs tips for your Germany home business

Customs tips for your Germany home business

A home-based business can be many things – selling aroma candles, kitchen containers or skin care products. Whatever your preference, you have to follow German and military policies for your home-based business.

April 10, 2018 ×

Kinder surprise eggs still banned in U.S.

By Robert Szostek U.S. Army Customs Agency – Europe Public…

April 9, 2018 ×
Customs clearance a must when selling cars, guns in Germany

Customs clearance a must when selling cars, guns in Germany

U.S. personnel must get a “Permit to Transfer” when selling or giving a USAREUR-plated vehicle to a non-ID cardholder in Germany. Failure to get the permit could lead to serious complications with German customs authorities.

April 4, 2018 ×
2018 Overseas Housing Allowance Utility Expenses Survey

2018 Overseas Housing Allowance Utility Expenses Survey

The Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) Utility Expenses Survey is conducted annually on behalf of the Department of Defense. The survey is designed to collect utility and recurring maintenance expense data incurred by Uniformed Service members stationed overseas, who reside in private housing.

March 8, 2018 ×
Protect your family against tick-borne illnesses this spring

Protect your family against tick-borne illnesses this spring

Spring is in the air, and as temperatures start to rise, we aren’t the only ones coming out of hibernation. Spring also lends itself to the return of ticks and tick-borne illnesses.

March 8, 2018 ×
Overseas, remote stateside commissaries to remain open during government shutdown

Overseas, remote stateside commissaries to remain open during government shutdown

By DeCA Corporate Communications FORT LEE, Va. (January 20, 2018)…

January 22, 2018 ×
Transition Assistance Program

Transition Assistance Program

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) provides information, tools, and training to ensure service members, DoD civilians, and family members are prepared for the next step in civilian life, whether it be additional education, finding a job in the public sector, or starting their own business.

January 8, 2018 ×