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Family Programs offer transition, education, employment aid

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012 – Military families now have greater access to programs designed to assist them with a spectrum of family support...

ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts addresses the Hero Summit 2012 “The Other Side of Sacrifice: Military Families” panel in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2012.

Hero Summit panel encourages support for military families

(In the photo) Panel members include, from left to right, Patti Walker, wife of retired Army 1st Sgt. Kevin Walker and Wounded Warrior Program...

ON THE CHEAP: Discount airlines make trip to Okinawa a bargain

Editor's note: With the holiday season approaching, many may be thinking about getting away for a fews days. With that in mind, we thought we'd...

Military Spouse Hiring Program Gains 30-plus Companies

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 – More than 30 companies and organizations joined the Military Spouse Employment Partnership here today as part of the...

U.S.-Australia Alliance Bolsters Regional Security, Prosperity

PERTH, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012 – Agreements reached during the latest meeting of top U.S. and Australian officials here today will further...

11 Things you might not know about the U.S. Air Force

When most people think of the Air Force, they think of fighter jets and Adam Baldwin’s character from Independence Day. From its inception,...

Top 5 tips for using GI Bill education benefits

I know many of you are working hard to complete your education, using the G.I. Bill or have transferred it to your dependents. I would like to...

11 Things you might not know about the U.S. Army

This year, 79,000 people will walk into 1,600 recruiting stations around the country and join the U.S. Army. They will take jobs ranging from...

Neil Bush, left, son of former President George H.W. Bush and chairman of the board for Points of Light, greets Boatswain's Mate Seaman Lakenya Simpson during the Community Blueprint Luncheon at the Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Walter/Released)

Navy Introduces New Program to Assist Transitioning Sailors

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- All Sailors separating, demobilizing or deactivating from an active-duty status of more than 180 days in length, are...

Chance to win $100 or $250 Exchange Gift Card

To celebrate this new Stripes Kanto website that launched Oct. 10, we’re offering you a chance to win some money just for participating. Create an...

A man walks along Guam's eastern shore in an area near Pagat, the site of an ancient Chamorro village. (Photo by Teri Weaver, Stars and Stripes)

US restarts efforts to move Okinawa Marines to Guam

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The U.S. military restarted efforts this week to build up Guam for the planned relocation of about 5,000 Okinawa Marines, a...

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VETERAN'S DAY 2012: ‘So proud to be your daughter’

Editor’s note: As we pause to remember our heroes this Veterans Day, we’d like to share this story from Catherine Ott in San Diego, Calif. Here’...

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