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Author promos nation’s ‘sheepdog’ warriors

Stepanie Rogish is a stay-at-home military mom, who lives in Yokosuka City, Japan. She recently co-authored and published her first children’s...

Scholarship prizes available in VFW essay contests

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is now accepting submissions for its annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship essay contests.
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Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2016 conduct early morning physical training with an inflatable raft on the shore of the Severn River as part of the U.S. Naval Academy Sea Trials. (Todd Frantom/U.S. Navy)

Repayment for Naval Academy education can vary

Naval Academy midshipmen get a free education courtesy of American taxpayers in exchange for serving five years in the military after graduation....

Veterans In Higher Education: America’s Smart Investment

Education is one of the greatest investments a person can make in their lifetime. The pride and sense of accomplishment that comes from earning a...

Military children, tell us your story!

The children of our men and women in uniform are a special breed – and Month of the Military Child is when Stripes Kanto dedicates each April...

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

Kubasaki retools for another shot at Far East

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Jon Fick watched Kubasaki capture the Far East Division I football title and his own Dragons basketball team finish second...

Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, joins First Lady Michelle Obama and Kermit the Frog in welcoming military families to a screening of the new movie "Muppets Most Wanted" at the White House, March 12, 2014. The trio thanked military families for their service, strength and resilience.  DOD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp

Military children view Muppets movie at White House

WASHINGTON– First Lady Michelle Obama hosted military children and their families at the White House March 12 for a special screening of the...

Kubasaki High School students prepare their winning dish combination during the Far East Culinary Arts competition Feb. 6 at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

DODEA Pacific hosts Far East Culinary Arts competition

OKINAWA, Japan — The Kubasaki High School culinary arts team overcame several obstacles to win DoDEA Pacific’s 2013-14 Far East Culinary Arts...

  Yokota Panthers freshman Ai Veazey negotiates a hurdle down the home stretch of the 300 low hurdles during Saturday's DODDS Japan/Kanto Plain season-opening track and field meet at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Veazey won the event.    Greg Holladay/Special to Stars and Stripes

Kinnick runners on track for solid season

Carydaliz Fontanez has lived her track and field years at Nile C. Kinnick in the shadows of Seoul American’s Amanda Henderson and Kubasaki’s...

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Navy still has tuition assistance money available

SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — While other services’ tuition programs are turning troops away, the Navy has more tuition assistance cash than it can...

Thomas M. Brady named as DoDEA director

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, Mr. Thomas M. Brady was named as the Director for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).  The selection was...

  Team USA's Jarrett Mitchell of Kubasaki tries to break the grasp of a Team Rising Sun defender as Kubasaki teammate Kareem Key lends a block during Sunday's 3rd Tomodachi Bowl at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan. Team USA won 68-13.    Kayla Bodwin/Special to Stars and Stripes

Things learned, observed in 3rd Tomodachi Bowl

When one sees a team win a high school football game by a margin of 55 points, one might think it was not worth watching, just another long,...

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