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Photos sought of Hawaii servicemembers killed in Vietnam

The pictures and stories of Army Spc. 5 James Gabriel Jr. of Kalihi and Cpl. Alexander A. Kaopuiki Jr. of Wailuku, who gave their lives fighting...

A letter written by Toichi Handa shows his preparedness before leaving for World War II. He was killed in action in 1945. His daughter, Sumiko Noichi, spoke about her father before attending a memorial service in Tokyo on August 15 to mark the 69th anniversary of the end of World War II. THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN

Father's last wish in WWII: Let my daughter go to school

"If I die in the war, please let my daughter receive an education."

So wrote Toichi Handa, who died in battle in the Philippines at age...

International Auto Logistics opened new vehicle processing centers, like this one in Mildenhall, England, when it took over the contract in May to ship servicemembers' vehicles. The company has faced criticism for late deliveries and not being able to provide accurate information about the location of vehicles. ADAM L. MATHIS/STARS AND STRIPES

TRANSCOM sends out search teams for troops' missing private vehicles

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE — Hundreds of vehicles belonging to U.S. military members serving overseas are missing. Now Gen. Paul Selva, the U.S....

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Loud, dangerous and careful work for yellow shirts aboard USS H.W. Bush

ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH — When flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier end, the work on the flight deck goes on.
 
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  Protesters stand off with police in front of the QuikTrip on W. Ferguson Ave. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The protest was peaceful and the police allowed it until a couple objects were thrown at the police. The police then used tear gas and flashbangs to clear the area. (Chris Lee, St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT)

Senate to review transfer of military equipment to police

WASHINGTON — Public alarm over heavily armed police confronting rioters in Missouri has convinced the Senate to take another look at a federal...

The USS Nimitz transits the Pacific Ocean on April 29, 2013. The Navy confirmed Thursday, July 10, 2014, that a sailor aboard the aircraft carrier is under investigation over a rape threat made on social media. (Michael D. Cole/U.S. Navy)

Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media

A sailor based in Washington state has been found guilty of threatening to rape a California naval recruit in a social media posting and will now...

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Richards, at right in rear, with his wife Raechel Richards, follow his military attorney and defense lawyer Guy Womack out of the courtroom at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on March 19, 2013. Sgt. Richards was found dead at his Jacksonville, North Carolina home on Wednesday. (Jennifer Hlad/Stars and Stripes)

Marine who urinated on Taliban in video found dead

WASHINGTON — A Marine Corps combat veteran at the center of controversy when a video surfaced showing Marines urinating on Taliban corpses was...

The protest tent at Henoko has been manned every day for 10 years, as the Japanese seek to block landfill and construction of a runway into Oura Bay that would replace flight operations at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. (Matthew M. Burke/Stars and Stripes)

Work finally begins on building Marine Corps runway on Okinawa

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Workers began installing buoys and floats in the waters off Camp Schwab on Thursday, marking the start of construction that...

Video screen grab of Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov, a Navy broadcaster for the American Forces Network Europe, who was found dead in a vehicle in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. AFN VIDEO

Ramstein airman won't face death penalty in AFN murder case

The Air Force will not pursue the death penalty in the case against an airman accused of murdering an AFN broadcaster, paving the way for German...

International Auto Logistics opened new vehicle processing centers, like this one in Mildenhall, England, when it took over the contract in May to ship servicemembers' vehicles. The company has faced criticism for late deliveries and not being able to provide accurate information about the location of vehicles. ADAM L. MATHIS/STARS AND STRIPES

DOD finds problems at root of troops' delayed vehicle shipments

WASHINGTON — A team of military transportation experts have pinpointed some of the contractor problems that have led to delays in the shipment of...

Under pressure from lawmakers, the Army, Navy and Air Force changed their uniform policies Monday to allow female servicemembers to sport previously banned hairstyles. Among the changes are that twists can now be worn by female soldiers, and female sailors and airmen can wear two-strand twists. MCT

Army, Air Force and Navy relax rules about hairstyles

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from lawmakers, the Army, Navy and Air Force changed their uniform policies Monday to allow female servicemembers to...

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Highball fever

It’s 2008 and Japan’s second largest beverage company has a problem. Whisky, the pride of its portfolio, the drink on which it built its empire,...

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