German military divers do repairs, welding jobs or blow things up under water. For the past 50 years, these divers have been trained at Lake Starnberg in Bavaria.
Illegally displaying Nazi symbols in Germany can be punished by three years in jail. The ban broadly exempts art, but which works are allowed to show swastikas, SS sig runes and such is often more a matter of the medium.
For more than four years, the German military has been flying injured Ukrainians to German cities for treatment. One German lawmaker fears "fascist" paramilitaries could be among them.
Germany's ruling CDU party has launched a debate on reinstating military conscription and offering young men and women a chance to serve their country in other ways. A recent poll shows Germans are in favor of the idea.
At the US military's annual American-German friendship fair in Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, most fairgoers and service members were careful to ignore recent comments by the US president.
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