Army News


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 ×
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 ×
European nematodes threaten U.S. farmers

European nematodes threaten U.S. farmers

Europe is home to many agricultural pests that are not found in the United States and soil is a natural hideout for them. Personnel assigned to Europe must remember to clean anything that collects dirt before they send it stateside. These pests can cause great damage to the U.S. farming economy.

October 24, 2017 ×
Department of State warns of continuing threats from terrorist groups in Turkey

Department of State warns of continuing threats from terrorist groups in Turkey

Due to the persistent threat of terrorism, the U.S. government restricts travel by U.S. government personnel to certain areas in southeast Turkey and limits the activities of U.S. government personnel and their family members while in Istanbul and Adana.

October 2, 2017 ×
Social media – raising awareness about over-sharing information

Social media – raising awareness about over-sharing information

Think before you post! Remember, information shared over social media could become public at any time due to hacking, configuration errors, social engineering or the business practice of selling/sharing user data.

August 21, 2017 ×
Meds, food, fakes unwelcome at Germany APOs

Meds, food, fakes unwelcome at Germany APOs

By Robert Szostek, USAREUR Customs PAO Wiesbaden, Germany – German…

August 10, 2017 ×
Veterans can now verify Exchange Online shopping privileges

Veterans can now verify Exchange Online shopping privileges

As the Department of Defense’s military exchange services prepare to welcome potentially 13 million honorably discharged Veterans back to their military families this coming Veteran’s Day, VetVerify.org has launched to confirm eligibility to receive the benefit of lifelong military exchange online shopping.

July 12, 2017 ×