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File photo of ships steaming in formation during exercise Valiant Shield 2016. (Photo by U.S. Navy File photo)

Joint U.S. Forces Team for Exercise Valiant Shield 2018

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - U.S. military forces from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are scheduled to participate in exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2018,...

 FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (Oct. 6, 2016) Petty Officer 2nd Class Antarius Bryant, a member of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command's multicultural committee, highlights the contributions of Nobel Prize in Physics recipient Luis Alvarez during the command's 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month observance. U.S. Fleet Cyber Command serves as the Navy component command to U.S. Strategic Command and U.S. Cyber Command. U.S. 10th Fleet is the operational arm of Fleet Cyber Command. (U.S. Navy photo by Steve Mavica/Released)

U.S. Navy Observes Hispanic Heritage Month

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, highlighting the histories and accomplishments of...

Daegu's Ethan Rodriguez looks for running room against Matthew C. Perry's Hunter Staley.  BEN SESSIONS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Perry turns it around against Daegu in shutout

CAMP WALKER, South Korea – After getting pounded in a 46-0 home loss to Zama a week earlier, Matthew C. Perry’s interior took charge on both sides...


Let's take a crash course in Japanese customs & etiquette

Every culture has its own rules regarding etiquette. In Japan, some of these rules are straightforward while others are more subtle. One of the...

Fabulous fun, food & drink at a Japan Izakaya

Look down the main alleyways of most major Japanese towns and you will probably find one or two small shops with red lanterns, or “akachochin,” at...

Let's go camping and explore Japan's great outdoors!

Ah! The aroma of fresh coffee in the early morning forest air. The first slow sip before my friends wake up. I take a deep breath while surveying...

Sailors refuel an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 12, 2018. Sailors and Marines from the Ashland are providing support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and working with Guam and Northern Marianas Islands' civil and local officials in support of Typhoon Mangkhut recovery efforts. (Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Mortensen)

Navy assists Typhoon Mangkhut recovery efforts in Marianas, Guam

PACIFIC OCEAN -- The USS Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, are providing air assistance to the...

Staff Sgt. Lucas Miller points to a brick on the Nisei Veteran's Committee Memorial Wall containing the name of his great uncle who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during WWII in Seattle, Washington on September 10. The wall is lined with more than 3,500 bricks engraved with the names of Asian-Americans who were interned in camps in the United States due to their race, or served in the U.S. military during WWII. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Christopher Jelle)

Transportation Operator Uses Language Skills Between Two Militaries

Yakima Training Center, WASHINGTON - Staff Sgt. Lucas Miller is not officially an Army translator. The motor transportation operator from 109th...

The 108th Bombardment Squadron during a Korean War activation formation in 1951. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Squadrons 'beating heart' of Air Force

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- In the Air Force, squadrons are the basic level of operations, its “beating heart” as Chief of Staff of the...

This undated family photo shows then-Cpl. Douglas J. Riney with his wife, Kylie Riney, and their daughter, Elea, and son, James. Douglas Riney died on Oct. 19, 2016, of wounds suffered in an attack outside Kabul, Afghanistan. (COURTESY OF KYLIE RINEY)

Douglas Riney died in Afghanistan when his son was 2. Now 4, the boy builds memorials to his father

When James Riney’s mother took him shopping for new bedding to outfit his room in their new house, the 4-year-old considered a few options: first...

A sign warns people not to disturb the bees at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, in Ansbach, Germany, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. A group has set up what they call a Bee Haus to benefit plant life in the area. (MARTIN EGNASH/STARS AND STRIPES)

US Army brings bees to base in Germany

ANSBACH, Germany — There’s a real buzz around the base here these days. And the talk is about bees.

A group of veterans, spouses and...