Army News

Overseas Housing Allowance survey open now

Overseas Housing Allowance survey open now

The Overseas Housing Allowances survey is used to measure utility/recurring maintenance expenses incurred by Uniformed Service members stationed overseas, who reside in private housing. This survey does not cover rental expenses. The data collected will assist in the determination of Overseas Housing Allowances (OHA) paid to members in your country of assignment. A link to the survey will be active during the month of March.

March 1, 2017 ×
Commissary store brand names unveiled

Commissary store brand names unveiled

FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 1, 2017) – The Defense Commissary…

February 4, 2017 ×
(U.S. Air Force graphic)

DoD Opens Online Exchange Shopping to Veterans

By DoD News, Defense Media Activity The Defense Department announced…

January 24, 2017 ×

Cuban cigar ban relaxed for U.S. citizens overseas

Persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction may now buy Cuban-origin merchandise, including alcohol and tobacco products, while in a third country for personal consumption.

October 21, 2016 ×
An AH-64 Apache Helicopter from C Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, conducts a show of force over an observation point on the range during Griffin Strike 2016, Sept. 7, near Baumholder, Germany. Griffin Strike is a 10-day multi-national exercise aimed at training joint fires support teams in the coordination and control of artillery, fixed wing close air support and rotary wing assets. (Photo Credit: Capt. Jaymon Bell, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade)

12th CAB Apaches support Griffin Strike 2016

Story and photos by Capt. Jaymon Bell, 12th Combat Aviation…

September 13, 2016 ×
Army tri-signed letter: Antiterrorism Awareness Month

Army tri-signed letter: Antiterrorism Awareness Month

Eric K. Fanning, acting secretary of the Army, Gen. Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, and Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey signed a letter on Antiterrorism Awareness. Read their message here.

August 22, 2016 ×
Staff Sergeant Ethan Rodgers of 7th Army Training Center, Europe's 2016 "Best NCO Warrior," completes a grueling 12-mile foot march Aug. 11 during 2016 USAREUR Best Warrior Competition held at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The Blaine, Tennessee native triumphed in the NCO category over eight other command-level victors. He'll represent USAREUR during the Army-wide BWC slated for Sept. 26-Oct. 3 at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Frank Brown Jr., 18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs)

USAREUR’s ‘ultimate warriors’ overcome intense competition

The U.S. Army Europe and 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leaders unveiled the region’s top troops as the 2016 European Best Warrior Competition reached a thrilling climax before an enthusiastic audience of more than 200 Soldiers, leaders and distinguished visitors Aug. 11 at the Tower Barracks Physical Fitness Center.

August 16, 2016 ×
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program race walker Staff Sgt. John Nunn receives an American flag from his daughter Ella after winning the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the 50-kilometer race walk February 21, 2016, in Santee, California. Nunn won the event with a personal-best time of 4 hours, 3 minutes, 21 seconds on the 31-mile course to earn his third Olympic berth. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo)

Soldier at Olympic opening: ‘My heart was full of American pride.’

For race walker Staff Sgt. John Nunn, the charm of walking in his third Olympic opening ceremony was being able to simultaneously communicate with his 12-year-old daughter in Texas.

August 10, 2016 ×
Col. Benjamin C. Jones, right, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, and Stephen Povilaitis, left, Installation Management Command ADVON team leader at Mihail Kogâlniceanu Air Base, Romania, listen to a briefing on the transfer of base operations from USAREUR to IMCOM during Jones' first visit to the site, which is overseen by USAG Ansbach.

Ansbach garrison commander visits Camp MK site in Romania

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander and the director of operations for the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management visited the U.S. military installation at Mihail Kogâlniceanu Air Base here Aug. 3 and 4.

August 10, 2016 ×
Spc. Jonathan Cyr, Anvil Company, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment mounts a 50 caliber machine gun onto a M1A2 Abrams tank, July 21, 2016 before heading out to the field for training.

Anvil Company preps for situational training exercise in Bulgaria

The Soldiers of Anvil Company, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, have rolled out to the fields of Bulgaria, July 21, 2016 to conduct an 11-day field exercise consisting of platoon and company level situational training exercises (STX).

July 27, 2016 ×