In the wake of Friday’s tragic events , the Department of Defense has banned travel to Paris for all military and DOD personnel.


Eucom posted the following on their site :

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

This EUCOM policy applies to United States military personnel, DoD civilian employees, contractors and command-sponsored dependents and family members.

PARIS TRAVEL This prohibition is for unofficial travel to Paris, France, 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.

Further details are available here:




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