STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. Army Europe has updated its smartphone app, adding a “Newsroom” section that links users to the command’s news page on its website, USAREUR announced Friday.

Customers of iTunes have downloaded the app more than 1,000 times since its September release, according to USAREUR public affairs. The free app is compatible with Apple’s iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

The app also contains information briefs about the command, history and information for newcomers. It also links to information about Europe-based units, garrisons and command social network pages on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube.

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