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Nile C. Kinnick's Brady Yoder gets the upper hand on Bryce Potts of Yokota during a Robert D. Edgren Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Misawa Air Base, Japan, on Dec. 1, 2012. The winter sports seasons' start is on hold, while DODDS Pacific schools' athletics directors and coaches adjust schedules. (Photo by Sheila Suckart/special to Stars and Stripes)

DODDS Pacific orders cuts to sports seasons

TORII STATION, Okinawa – The winter sports seasons’ start is on hold at the moment, while DODDS Pacific schools’ athletics directors and coaches...

Ray Denny (center-left), NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka, Command Evaluation Director and Resident Santa, high fives a student from The Sullivans Elementary School at the Yokosuka Post Office Nov. 4 while Santa’s Helper, Logistics Specialist Seaman Shaun Johnson (far-left), NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Postal Clerk, hands out candy canes and the 7th Fleet Band plays Christmas carols to every student as they mail "Dear Santa" wish list letters, which will be answered and returned stamped from the North Pole.

Let's send your letters to Santa!

NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka has opened up this program to everyone on Yokosuka Naval Base. Letters to Santa will be sent to the following address:
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DoDEA 4th and 8th grade students continue strong performance

ALEXANDRIA, VA — November 13, 2013 — Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) fourth and eighth grade students continued their strong...

Students examine an exhibit during a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) presentation at Joan K. Mendel Elementary School in Yokota, Japan. Photo courtesy of DODEA Pacific

Thank you veterans, from DODEA Pacific

On behalf of DoDEA Pacific, I would like to thank all of the outstanding men and women who serve and have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Hagel Calls DOD Education Support a Strategic Priority

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2013 – The Defense Department’s commitment to military families and to quality education for military children is a strategic...

Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, Deanie, speak at the kickoff of the Military Child Education Coalition’s 15th National Training Seminar in National Harbor, Md., July 8, 2013. The coalition works with leading national experts in child development, education and health to support military children. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton

Dempseys emphasize importance of supporting military children

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., July 8, 2013 – Military children are a great strength of the armed forces, the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff said today...

Explore your funding options before heading back to school

One of the primary benefits of military service is financial assistance to pay for a higher education or technical training. This benefit can have...

Higher ed and tech training — tracks designed to lead you down road to success

Perhaps you have decided you want to continue in the technical career field you have been trained for in the military. Or, maybe you’re looking to...

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Troops nearing retirement can't transfer GI Bill benefits without giving 4 more years

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Beginning Aug. 1, all active-duty military personnel who opt to transfer their Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to a family...

DODEA Pacific names 2013 Volunteer Excellence Award recipients

OKINAWA, Japan — DoDEA Pacific Senior Civilian Leader Martha Brown recently announced the selection of the 2013 DoDEA Pacific Volunteer Excellence...

2013 Graduation Tabs

Congratulations to the Class of 2013!

Graduation Tabs 2013 for Europe and Pacific are now published. You can find the digital edition on the...

Students from Yokota West Elementary School at Yokota Air Base, Japan, walk through the school's cafeteria to exit the building shortly after the last bell of the 2012-13 school year signals the beginning of summer break. (Photo by Eric Guzman/Stars and Stripes)

Students ready for summer as DODDS school year ends

Students streamed out of classrooms, down the hallways and into waiting buses or the arms of family at schools across Europe and Pacific on the...

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