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Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to reporters in the inaugural "Showcasing Lethality Series," a weekly Pentagon briefing in which enlisted members describe their roles in defending the nation, May 25, 2018. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique Pineiro)

Enlisted Force is Military’s Greatest Advantage, Chairman’s Enlisted Advisor Says

WASHINGTON -- The highest-ranking enlisted leader in the U.S. military lauded the enlisted force as the military’s “greatest competitive advantage...

The Air Force identified the deceased as Airman 1st Class Bradley G. Hale, 20, who was deployed to Guam from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. (U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

Preliminary hearing held for accused in March stabbing death of airman in Guam

Barksdale Air Force Base colonel is reviewing preliminary evidence to determine whether Airman 1st Class Isaiah Edwards should stand trial in the...

Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez (U.S. NAVY)

Former USS John S. McCain commander pleads guilty in plea deal, will retire

WASHINGTON — The commander of the USS John S. McCain when it collided with a commercial tanker last year in the Straits of Singapore pleaded...

Military community shares stories in Chicken Soup book

The USO has many programs as part of its mission to strengthen U.S. service members by keeping them connected to their family. One of those that...
Army Sgt. Armando Miller, with 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, places a U.S. flag on a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 24, 2018. Old Guard soldiers place flags at the graves each year for the “Flags In” event ahead of Memorial Day. Army photo

DoD honors fallen service members for Memorial Day

WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department is paying tribute to fallen members for the Memorial Day holiday, honoring those who have made the ultimate...

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force pilot maneuvers an F-15J Eagle near Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 10, 2017. (SADIE COLBERT/U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

Malfunction forces Japanese F-15 to land at US air base

TOKYO, Japan — A Japanese fighter jet made an emergency landing at a U.S. base on Okinawa Wednesday, a Japan Air Self-Defense Force spokesman said...

A service member from Joint Task Force-Bravo does the run portion of the Murph Challenge at Soto Cano Air Base, May 25, 2017. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson

The Murph Challenge: It’s Kind of a Big Memorial Day Deal

Every year, our nation commemorates Memorial Day to honor the service members who gave everything for our freedom. One of those service members...
Petty Officer 3rd Class Leonard Barnes lights the One Bravo boiler aboard the USS Blue Ridge at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  ADAM THOMAS/U.S. NAVY

USS Blue Ridge ignites its boilers for first time in 2 years

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The USS Blue Ridge lit its boilers for the first time in two years this week, signifying a big step toward bringing...

Sailors from the USS John S. McCain attend a memorial service at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Wednesday, Oct. 4., 2017.  CHRISTIAN SENYK/U.S. NAVY

USS John S. McCain chief pleads guilty in court-martial, loses rank

WASHINGTON — A chief charged with training and use of a navigational system on the USS John S. McCain at the time it collided with a commercial...

Dr. Jordan sharing her story during Air University's LREC Symposium this year.

AFCLC professor hopes to return Japanese war flag to soldier’s family

Fitted in a frame for preservation, Dr. Jessica Jordan is both haunted and intrigued by the tattered Japanese war flag in her office. The worn...

An MV-22B Osprey takes off from the USS Bonhomme Richard near the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia, July 20, 2017.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES

Japanese defense minister expresses concern after Osprey crash report

Japan’s defense minister has expressed concerns about the safety of Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft after a...
Kubasaki High School at Camp Foster, Okinawa.  COURTESY OF DODEA

Possible shooter threat cancels classes at Okinawa base schools

Threatening graffiti sparked fears of potential shooting incidents at two Okinawa base high schools, prompting officials to cancel classes and...

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