A Defense Department subcontractor was ordered on Wednesday to release dozens of servicemembers’ and civilians’ vehicles seized in a financial dispute between the subcontractor and its partner company.
A senator has blasted the U.S. Transportation Command’s “passive” response to the plight of thousands of servicemembers inconvenienced by a military contractor’s mishandling of change-of-station vehicle shipments.
The company that has come under fire for long delays in shipping vehicles for Defense Department employees says it is working on an update to its website that will allow customers to track their vehicles.
Former and current Defense Department employees who have not seen their personal vehicles in more than two months have filed a class-action lawsuit against the government’s vehicle shipping contractor.
This is not the time to talk about reducing the number of F-15 fighter jets in Europe, given the situation in Ukraine, according to the new commander of the 48th Fighter Wing, which flies the only F15s in Europe.
The command of a unit instrumental in comforting U.S. allies unnerved by Russian actions in Ukraine changed hands on Monday as Col. Robert Novotny assumed command of the 48th Fighter Wing and RAF Lakenheath.
A doctor with the 48th Medical Group complained of “whining” patients. Doctors don’t communicate among themselves. Doctors are overly conservative in treating ailments. These are some of the complaints patients made about their medical care.
A series of bird strikes that knocked the pilot and co-pilot unconscious caused a U.S. HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter to crash at a nature preserve in England earlier this year, the Air Force said in a report released Wednesday.
The Waffle House has decided that no aspect of the dining experience should be without waffles. Meeting the promise of its name, it offers waffles in virtually every dish, from chicken teriyaki to chicken salad.
As soon as Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Miller and his unit came on duty on Aug. 4, 2012, they got a call for help from coalition forces caught in an ambush. They had been in Afghanistan only about three weeks, and it was Miller’s first deployment as a pararescueman.
Three B-52 Stratofortress bombers arrived in Britain on Wednesday for a training deployment, just days after President Barack Obama unveiled plans to boost America’s military presence on the Continent.
Three NATO nations assumed control on Thursday of a strengthened Baltic air policing mission from the U.S. Air Force amid the worsening crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Separately, Canada is sending six interceptors to Romania as a sign of allied solidarity with its east European members bordering Ukraine and Russia.
It has been speculated that Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, England, may be the burial site of an Anglo-Saxon king, Raedwald. Regardless, this ancient site sheds light on a group of people who defined the future of England.
What NATO considers normal Russian military activity over the Baltic airspace has heightened the security concerns of the Baltic states in the wake of Moscow’s recent annexation of the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine.
A coffee shop proved to me that I didn’t know beans about coffee. I came to this realization after attending a public coffee-tasting at Hot Numbers, a coffee shop and roaster in Cambridge, England. Properly called a “cupping,” the process, led by two shop employees, involved roughly two hours of sniffing, slurping and analyzing coffee and concluded with a quiz, which I failed.
Byron Hamburgers in Cambridge, England, contains elements of both fast-food and a full restaurant. That doesn't make the burger bad, but it makes me question the price of 9.25 British pounds (about $15). And that's without sides.
British authorities have sentenced a U.S. Air Force staff sergeant stationed at RAF Alconbury, England, to 30 months in prison after he pressured a teenage girl to give him indecent photos, officials said.
Six F-15C Eagles and more than 60 U.S. airmen from RAF Lakenheath, England, were en route Thursday to Lithuania to bolster NATO’s air policing mission over the Baltics region amid the crisis in nearby Ukraine.
Millions of dollars in construction funding for schools and airfield improvements at U.S. bases in Europe are on hold as Congress awaits the result of a Pentagon study into further reducing the military’s footprint in the theater.
A total of 178 NATO servicemembers at Imjin Barracks, England, helped a charity for bereaved children by setting a Guinness World Record for the number of people dipping strips of bread, called “soldiers” into soft-boiled eggs simultaneously.
The board will consider separating airmen who have "specific negative reporting identifiers, re-enlistment eligibility codes, assignment availability codes or grade status reasons," a news release said.
An investigation into last year’s one-car crash near Newmarket, England, that killed Air Force Staff Sgt. Anderson Johnson found that the airman was driving with a blood alcohol level more than double the legal limit.
On the corner of King and Malcolm streets, The Cambridge Brew House is a short distance from the heart of Cambridge, England, and thus an easy pit stop to fuel a shopping day out. But its food and beer are average.
An Air Force captain found guilty of attacking three people at RAF Mildenhall was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months’ confinement and dismissal from the service, a public affairs official said.
Adam L. Mathis joined Stars and Stripes in 2013 and is based at RAF Mildenhall, England. Before coming to Stripes, Adam worked in U.S. Army public affairs and for various local publications near his home in Kentucky. He holds an M.A. in church history and a B.A. in history and journalism.