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Musicians shine at Far East fest

KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – To just audition for the Far East Modern Music and Jazz Festival, let alone qualify for it once, is quite an...

Yokota High School student Emma Remley works in a sensory garden she designed at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (THERON GODBOLD/STARS AND STRIPES)

Sensory garden provides ‘me time’ moments at busy airlift hub in Tokyo

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A new sensory garden is providing a place for visitors to enjoy some quiet time at the busy home of U.S. Forces Japan in...

U.S. Military Academy Cadets Amanda Roper, Robert Norwood, Peter Kim and Liam Furey participate in a recent cyber-policy case competition at New York University. Cyber policy challenges are designed to provide students across various academic disciplines with a better understanding of the policy challenges associated with a cyber crisis and conflict. (Photo Credit: U.S. Military Academy)

Cyber-strategy competitions helping develop future leaders

WASHINGTON -- A surge of cyber activity worldwide has forced DOD to identify cyberspace as an operational domain and Chief of Staff of the Army...

Maj. Gregory Costello, assigned to U.S. Army Japan Staff Judge Advocate, left, teaches military spouses, local national employees and members of Japan Ground Self-Defense English during an Army Community Service's English as a Second Language class held Nov. 14, 2018, on Camp Zama, Japan. (Photo Credit: Noriko Kudo, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs)

Zama soldier learning Japanese by teaching English

CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 30, 2018) Major Gregory Costello, with the U.S. Army Japan Staff Judge Advocate office, understands just how difficult it...

Confusion reigns over retroactive payments for underpaid GI Bill recipients

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs has no plans to retroactively pay student veterans who might get lower monthly housing stipends...

Misawa Air Base director Asako Tuttle tries out an Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset at Makerspace, a new facility at the home of the 35th Fighter Wing devoted to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  SETH ROBSON/STARS AND STRIPES

Serious about STEM: Misawa library’s new annex lets patrons try out 3D printing, robotics, virtual reality

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — Virtual-reality goggles, 3D printers, robots, tablet computers and electrical engineering kits are common sights at on-...

An adjustment in setting technique got senior Mimi Larry and her Kubasaki teammates back in gear as they dethroned Seisen for their fourth Far East Division I Tournament title in five years. Larry had 43 sets in that match.  DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Girls Volleyball: Larry was consistent leader until it came time to change

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Kubasaki was in trouble in the Far East Division I Tournament finals against defending champion Seisen.

Mimi Larry,...

Nile C. Kinnick quarterback Patrick Kelly took the reins of the Red Devils offense this season after being the understudy for two years and led Kinnick to its first DODEA Pacific Far East Division I football title.  DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Football: Kelly's cool efficiency propelled team to perfect season

Life on the football field could not have been much worse for Nile C. Kinnick, especially their new quarterback, Patrick Kelly.

The junior...

Nile C. Kinnick Red Devils senior cross country runner Akimanzi Siibo won the Kanto finals, DODEA -apan finals and the Far East Division I title this season and ran the Pacific's fastest time of 16 minutes, 8.3 seconds.  EMMANESTA STOVALL/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Cross Country: Siibo ran at his own pace all the way to Far East title

Most cross country runners say they don’t worry so much about their opponents as how they themselves are doing on the courses.

But given...

Matthew C. Perry junior Angelique Armijo ran the best time by a DODEA-Pacific runner this season, won the DODEA-Japan final and took the Division II title in the Far East meet.  DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Cross Country: Armijo followed her passion; everyone else followed her

A year earlier, Angelique Armijo was serving, setting and diving for digs on the volleyball courts at Matthew C. Perry.

But her passion –...

Kibo toys sit on a table during the Makerspace facility grand opening ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 13, 2018. These toys provide STEM examples to get students interested in the program and in learning. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Jeremy Garcia)

Misawa library opens STEM-focused Makerspace learning facility

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 35th Force Support Squadron hosted the Makerspace program grand opening in the Overstreet Memorial Library at Misawa...

Brig. Gen. Kristin Goodwin (left), commandant of cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., chats with a group of cadets on the terrazzo, Nov. 13, 2018. The five cadets seen here helped a family out of an overturned vehicle after it lost traction and slid off the highway near Breckenridge, Nov. 11, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Armstrong)

Air Force Academy cadets help family out of crashed car

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Returning from a weekend ski trip in Breckenridge, Colorado, five Air Force Academy cadets witnessed the vehicle...