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The entrance to the commissary at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. (Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)

Overseas commissaries hit with critical food shortages

WASHINGTON — The Defense Commissary Agency said Wednesday it is working to fix problems that have led to critical shortages in perishable products...

Beat back high blood pressure, cholesterol

Got high cholesterol? These days it takes more than an apple a day to keep the doctor off your back.

The good doc is going to pester...

Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, is seen on July 1, 2009. An Air Force captain testified in a court hearing Monday Jan. 5, 2015, that an airman at the hospital serving as a medical technician sexually assaulted her after she came out of surgery. The airman is accused of improperly touching three patients in June 2013. (Josie Kemp/U.S. Air Force)

Air Force captain says airman assaulted her after surgery

An Air Force captain Monday accused an enlistee of groping her while she was coming out of anesthesia at a San Antonio military hospital — a claim...

Post-holiday financial help is out there

Hello military community,

In the wake of the holidays, many families acquire more debt. I am sure many of you can relate to the using...

Gillibrand determined to force change in military justice system, but it's an uphill battle

The debate over a commander’s role in the military justice system isn’t over.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s legislative efforts to remove...

For special military occasions, whiskey better by the barrel

When Dave Scott was an Air Force wing commander at Hurlburt Field from 1999 to 2001, he used to give out special bottles of Jack Daniel’s, made...

Congress: We went too far on star-rank retirement

At the urging of then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Congress in 2006 took aggressive steps to raise pay and future retirement of currently...

Capt. Maribel Jarzabek, Air Force Legal Operations Agency-Community Legal Services Victims, briefs Victim Advocates on legal right for sexual assault victims Aug. 15, 2014, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Jarzabek is a special victims’ counsel who represents victims in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa region, as well as deployed locations in Southwest Asia.

Air Force lawyer scolded for Facebook post about sexual assault cases

With just a few weeks left in her Air Force career, Capt. Maribel Jarzabek decided to vent a little. She posted a few messages on a U.S. senator...

Jennifer Fink says she didn't expect the controversy that would surround her book "The Little C.H.A.M.P.S. -- Child Heroes Attached to Military Personnel."

Book tried to change the name for military offspring, but the 'brats' disagreed

WASHINGTON — Would you rather be called a brat or a champ? The answer might seem obvious. Why choose to be an unruly, impudent child when you...

Air Force could cut housing benefits over outdated dependent information

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Dozens of airmen in Germany, Spain and Belgium could lose at least part of their housing allowances in the coming weeks...

Rivals in military religious freedom dispute say rule is unclear

WASHINGTON — Faith in Jesus might not be your solution, an Army Ranger chaplain told members of the 5th Ranger Training Battalion in a mandatory...

Futenma plan 'quickest solution' to Ginowan safety threat, new defense chief says

(TNS) — New defense chief Gen Nakatani repeated Friday that the purpose of moving U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa is to get it...

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