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AF releases chief master sergeant 17E9 promotion cycle statistics

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force has selected 472 senior master sergeants for promotion to chief master sergeant...

Anti-U.S. base protest leader Hiroji Yamashiro was released from a Japanese prison in March after a five-month incarceration related to his protest activities. MATTHEW M. BURKE/STARS AND STRIPES

Prosecutors seek 2½-year prison sentence for Okinawa’s prominent anti-base protest leader

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Japanese prosecutors are reportedly requesting a prison sentence of two and a half years with hard labor for the anti-U.S....

Sgt. Darren Murray (shown) and Cpl. Gregory Singleton, both assigned to the III Marine Expeditionary Force on Okinawa, were arrested on Nov. 28 by Tokyo Metropolitan Police and charged with credit-card fraud, Marine Corps officials said. TBS NEWS SCREENSHOT

Okinawa-based Marines charged with credit-card fraud by Tokyo police

TOKYO — Two Marines were arrested last week after police said they used a fake credit card to buy clothes at a department store in Tokyo’s Shibuya...

Dr. Paul Cordts, (right), director of the Defense Health Agency Office of the Functional Champion, and Dr. Ashwini Zenooz, chief medical officer for the VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization executive office, speak at AMSUS Annual Meeting in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on November 29. This year’s conference theme emphasizes force health protection from the battlefield to home. (Courtesy photo)

From initial entry to retirement, access to seamless health care top priority among leaders

Leaders from across the Military Health System and Department of Veterans Affairs work diligently to ensure patients receive timely and seamless...

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4 changes you need to know about My Navy Portal

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Sailors will see four updates when they log into My Navy Portal (MNP), starting Dec. 6.

MNP is designed to combine...

A performance dietitian with the Tactical Human Optimization, Rapid Rehabilitation and Reconditioning Program, also known as THOR3, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group, conducts a skin fold test with a caliper to estimate body composition at Fort Carson, Colo., Oct. 2, 2017. (Army photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wyatt)

Program Boosts Special Forces Members’ Physical, Mental Capabilities

FORT CARSON, Colo., Dec. 6, 2017 — (Editor’s Note: Names of service members not used because of security concerns.)
Special Forces soldiers...

TRICARE is changing. Are you ready?

Bring your TRICARE Benefit Questions to the upcoming webinar

Have questions about your TRICARE benefit? Here’s your chance to get some answers. ...
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Yama Sakura 73 kicks off in Sendai, Japan

CAMP SENDAI, Japan (Dec. 5, 2017) -- The opening ceremony for Exercise Yama Sakura, or YS 73, was held at the south training area on Camp Sendai,...

Students learn that being a sniper can be a difficult and dirty job during training at the U.S. Army Sniper School, Fort Benning, Georgia.  (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Don Wagner)

'A difficult and dirty job': Soldiers push their limits in training at Army Sniper School

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Sniper candidate Spc. Logan Boling, camouflaged in a ghillie suit, had been hiding in the woods under leaves and branches for...

Photo by Genevieve Northup

Holiday gifts and decor with flea market finds

This year, add some flea market flair to your custom holiday gifts and decorations. But before you spend all day on Pinterest, check out these...

Yokota airman looks to help other domestic abuse victims

Ashley Luttman has a story tell. It’s brutal and heart-breaking. It also shows there is hope. Hope that those who have experienced domestic...

Kids, it's time to watch Santa come to town!

It is the time of the year and Santa Clause is busy getting ready to see all the children who have been good this year. Santa knows where those...

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