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The U.S. Capitol. (JOE GROMELSKI/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Senate committee advances bill to speed up VA firing process

News
May 25, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs secretary would be able to dismiss poor-performing employees more easily under legislation approved Wednesday by a Senate committee...

Common reasons for packing on pounds

News
May 26, 2017
A pizza crust here, a chicken nugget there. Can eating leftovers off your child’s plate really add up? The answer is yes. Eighty-one percent of moms with kids under 18 admit to...
Navy family members relax on their front lawn while movers deliver household goods to their new home in 2004. WILLIAM GOODWIN/U.S. NAVY PHOTO
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Navy says short-notice PCS moves will continue for families

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May 23, 2017
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Sailors should expect less notice — just two months — when it’s time for them to move to a new duty station, the Navy announced Monday.

Listen up, folks in Japan! Get off base and check out a concert!

Travel
May 19, 2017
Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (This was updated May 19)New Concerts

Did you know?: Mt. Fuji is actually an active volcano

News
May 24, 2017
One of Japan’s World Heritage sites, Mount Fuji is actually an active volcano. While it repeatedly has small-scale eruptions, those of the large scale have occurred most recently...

Look what's happening on your base!

Base Info
May 24, 2017
Editor's note: Many events, trips, classes, games, and much more are happening on base, so take a look! Events are as accurate as possible at press time. Since times or event...