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A new kind of field day introduced at Sullivans

The Physical Education Department at The Sullivans School on board Yokosuka Navy Base in Yokosuka, Japan has introduced a novel version of Field...

Know your rights

If you’re an active duty member of the armed forces or are on active Guard or Reserve duty, the Military Lending Act (MLA) says that you can’t be...

Don’t get scammed on your way to college!

Financial aid scams are a hot topic these days. You should be aware of the tactics companies use to convince students to buy their services. Here...

Arnn Elementary School Soroban Success!

Arnn Elementary School brought home 13 awards from the Soroban Contest held today (21 May) at the New Sanno Hotel in Tokyo.

The soroban...

Record after record falls before meet concludes

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Zama’s 3,200-meter relay team hopes it did more than break a record. They’re hoping their success in that event, and in...

Humphreys' Daiquan Wilson, shown running in a DODDS Korea meet against Seoul American's Myles Haynes and Daegu's Anfernee Dent and Blake Smaw, is one of the sprint favorites in next week's Far East Track and Field Meet at Yokota. Ricky Chipps/Special to Stars and Stripes

Matchups can be the key to team titles

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Hours of online study by coaches can be just as important as hard work by athletes on the track to a team’s Far East meet...

Tips for veterans heading back to school

Planning to head back to school? Here are 10 suggestions for returning veterans as reported to US News and World Report, courtesy of the National...

DoDEA 2014-2015 District Teachers of the Year Announced

ALEXANDRIA, VA — May 8, 2014 — The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces its 2014-2015 District Teachers of the Year...

Jamie Dixon, University of Pittsburgh men's basketball head coach, Tubby Smith, Texas Tech University men's basketball head coach, and Tom Izzo, Michigan State University men's basketball head coach, listen as Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with participants of a sports leadership seminar at the Pentagon, May, 7 2014. DOD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp

DOD, college basketball coaches kick off 'Commitment to Serve'

Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, opened the event, welcoming the coaching panel and moderator Jay Bilas of ESPN...

Staff Sgt. Rafael Santos with the Santa Clarita U.S. Army Recruiting Center helps students set up before the VEX Robotics Competition in Granada Hills, Calif., Nov. 23, 2013. U.S. ARMY

Group wants military recruiting info on students kept private

There’s only one organization that can get high school students’ private information without parental consent: the military, according to the...

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Muppet-themed mobile app helps military kids adjust to moving

The average military child moves six to nine times between kindergarten and high school. That’s a lot of planning, packing, unpacking and...

Yokota sophomore Daniel Galvin began the Japan track and field season on Saturday, March 15, 2014, by becoming the first runner in Pacific history to run a sub-2-minute 800 in his first meet (1 minute, 59.22 seconds). The Pacific record is 1:57.3. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Yokota's Galvin breaks 1,600-meter Pacific record

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — With most of the Pacific's top distance runners back home in Tokyo for another meet, all Daniel Galvin wanted to do...

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