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Navy civilian charged with benefits theft wants hard drive evidence thrown out

NAPLES, Italy — A Navy civilian accused of stealing government housing benefits and forging documents has asked the federal judge in his case to...

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Navy's fired skippers often maintain their rank

In the past five years, 90 Navy skippers have been relieved of duty for indiscretions ranging from driving under the influence to having...

Strip clubs, cash, trips: Defense contractor accused of bribing officials at military bases

(TNS) — There were trips to strip clubs, meals and drinks at Hooters, a $7,500 bass boat, cruise tickets, money for a wedding ring and routine...

The website ThatGuy.com invites users to take a quiz. (ThatGuy.com)

Mysterious billboard near Naval Academy asks: Who is 'That Guy'?

A mysterious new billboard in downtown Annapolis, Md., has a simple warning: Don't be "That guy."

Never heard of that guy? He, or she,...

Maj. Gen Gina Grosso, director of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, addresses commanders at Joint Base Andrews, Md. on Nov. 18, 2014. At a Pentagon briefing Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, Grosso seemed to downplay concerns of retaliation saying it seems more like a "peer to peer" problem. "Some of it is ... people thinking, ‘I want to help you, but I don’t know how to approach you.’ ” (Marvin R. Preston/U.S. Air Force)

Retaliation still a major issue for troops who report sexual assault, study finds

Despite significant efforts to make military victims of sexual assault feel safe in reporting attacks, a new survey indicates that retaliation...

 Members of the Japan Religious Committee for World Federation pray during a Dec. 7, 2010, memorial of Japanese pilot Lt. Fusata Iida at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay. A bronze plaque was erected on the base to mark where Iida, who was part of the force that attacked Oahu in 1941, crashed his plane and died.    Christine Cabalo/U.S. Marine Corps

Remains of Japanese plane, crew might lie on Hawaii golf course

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — A local historian is convinced he’s located the site where a two-man Japanese dive-bomber crew crashed on the morning of...

In an effort to reduce military spending, Senate and House negotiators have agreed to trim pensions for generals and admirals to ensure that they make no more in retirement than they earned while in uniform. (Stars and Stripes)

Congress docks pensions for generals, admirals

WASHINGTON — Pensions for generals and admirals will be trimmed to ensure that they make no more in retirement than they earned while in uniform...

The House of Representatives side of the U.S. Capitol. (Stars and Stripes)

House passes defense bill with benefit cuts, money for Obama war strategy

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday passed a defense budget that cuts troop benefits and clears the way for the Obama administration to continue...

 Lockers line a hallway in a Department of Defense school at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa.    Kadena Air Base

Kadena student pleads guilty to sexually assaulting incapacitated classmate

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Kadena High School student who allegedly raped an incapacitated classmate in front of other students and recorded the...

Handcuffed suspects await processing after law enforcement officials in Texas conducted a five-day operation in September 2012 to apprehend criminal aliens including convicted sex offenders. A nine-month Scripps News investigation found that hundreds of convicted military sex offenders do not appear on the registries created to alert the public and prevent repeat crimes.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement

How convicted military sex offenders prey again

WASHINGTON — Matthew S. Carr is the type of serial sex offender public registries were designed to track.

While serving in the U.S. Air...

Four of the nine remaining survivors of the USS Arizona arrive at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center in Honolulu Tuesday for a news conference. The four survivors will gather at the USS Arizona Memorial Sunday, which is the 73rd anniversity of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, for what they've agreed will be the last official gathering of the group. From left are John Anderson, Donald Stratton, Louis Conter and Lauren Bruner.  Wyatt Olson/Stars and Stripes

USS Arizona survivors gather for reunion of Pearl Harbor attack

WWII VALOR IN THE PACIFIC NATIONAL MONUMENT, Hawaii — John D. Anderson spent the night after the 1941 surprise attack on Pearl Harbor lying in a...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, during a briefing on Capitol Hill where a bipartisan group of senators voiced their support to change the military’s prosecution of sexual assault cases. (Carlos Bongioanni/Stars and Stripes)

Senators revive push to take chain of command out of sex assault cases

WASHINGTON — Senators on Tuesday rekindled efforts to remove military sexual assault prosecutions from the chain of command via a last-minute...

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