World

November 18, 2015
 

EUCOM implements travel restrictions to France

United States European Command

STUTTGART, Germany (AFNS) — United States European Command has implemented travel restrictions to France that apply to all Defense Department personnel. Specifically, unofficial travel (leave, liberty and special pass) to France is prohibited.

This EUCOM policy applies to U.S. military personnel, DOD civilian employees, contractors and command-sponsored dependents and family members.

Paris travel

This prohibition is for unofficial travel to Paris, and includes a 50-kilometer radius around the city. For those requesting official travel or emergency leave travel to Paris (or within a 50-kilometer radius of the city), approval from the first general/flag officer or SES in the chain of command is required.

Elsewhere in France

Official travel and emergency leave travel to France requires approval from the first general/flag officer or SES in the chain of command.

Again, this EUCOM policy applies to U.S. military personnel, DOD civilian employees, contractors and command-sponsored dependents and family members.

These restrictions also apply to cruise ship shore excursions but do not apply to military personnel assigned to diplomatic posts in France and individuals who have commercial airline connections in the country and will not leave the secure portions of airport terminals.

This is a precautionary measure to keep personnel and families safe in light of the recent attacks. This is also an effort to help minimize tourist traffic at the borders in France, and, particularly, in Paris as the French authorities continue their investigation.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

355th MDG offers unique physical therapy experiences

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore Desert Lightning Team members perform kettle bell rows during the Advanced Physical Therapy Class at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., May 30, 2018. The Advanced Phys...
 
 
DM-pave-hawk3

HH-60 Pave Hawks take flight

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Two HH-60 Pave Hawks from the 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron take flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 14, 2018. The HH-60 has a wide variety of oper...
 
 

Settlement of estate for Capt. Nathan S. Olivarez

Capt. Nathan S. Olivarez of the 755th Operations Support Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., passed away June 24. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased’s estate should contact the Summary Courts Officer, Maj. Jacob Forst at 520-228-9332¬†or via e-mail at jacob.forst@us.af.mil.