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Renovations will transform 140 two- and three-bedroom apartments at Yokota Air Base, Japan, into two-bedroom dorms, 374th Airlift Wing spokeswoman Capt. Alicia Premo said Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (THERON GODBOLD/STARS AND STRIPES)

Air Force spending nearly $27M to turn vacant Yokota apartments into dorms

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The Air Force expects to pay $26.8 million to turn a pair of vacant family housing towers into dormitories for 280...

The newly released 2019 pay chart for active duty and reserve components reflects a 2.6 percent basic pay raise. (DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE/FACEBOOK)

Here’s how much servicemembers will be making after the military pay raise; bigger checks to arrive Jan. 15

The newly released 2019 pay chart for active duty and reserve components reflects a 2.6 percent basic pay raise approved last year by Congress, a...

USAA agreed to pay millions in restitution and fines for failing to stop member electronic payment transfers and reopening accounts without proper notice, according to the terms of a settlement. (COURTESY OF USAA)

USAA to pay $12M to members after failing to stop unauthorized electronic payments

More than 66,000 USAA members affected by the financial services and insurance company’s failure to stop electronic payment transfers may receive...

1 Day Meal Plan: 5-10-Minute Healthy Meals

Is your health being traded in for your busy lifestyle? Are you unable to eat healthfully because you just don’t have the time?

Guess what!...

Have a realistic ‘vision’ for the new year

Vision. Probably not the word one is use to reading after New Year’s, but let me explain why I prefer it over resolution. New Year’s resolutions...

NFL Wild Card Weekend Schedule (Jan. 5 & 6)

Schedule subject to change. Check myafn.net/ScheduleSports.aspx for the most up...

File Photo of U.S. Armed Forces Reserve Center (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Pyoung K. Yi)

Activating the Reserves in 7th Fleet

YOKOSUKA, Japan – Every year around 300 reserve Sailors are activated and embark aboard the 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) to help...

Army OB/GYN nurse residents train in the CRDAMC simulation lab. The OB/GYN Nurse Resident Program, only offered at CRDAMC, focuses on OB/GYN nursing skills that include childbearing, high-risk and complicated pregnancy, newborn assessment and care and family planning gynecology. (U.S. Army photo by Gloria Montgomery)

Army hospital earns reputation as a top teaching institution

FORT HOOD, Texas — Critical thinking and quick, sound decisions can be the difference between life and death when it comes to combat medical care...

U.S. Air Force Courtesy Graphic

Uniform code of military justice changes

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice...

Army 2nd Lt. David Stringer, 452nd Combat Support Hospital, leads his group through snowy terrain during winter warfare training at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Felix R. Fimbres)

If the weather outside is frightful, a little preparation can make it delightful

When it comes to weathering cold temperatures, preparation is key. The biggest risk factors and those most commonly associated with winter...
Reporters greet Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan as he arrives at the Pentagon, Jan. 1, 2019. Shanahan assumed duty as acting secretary following the departure of former Defense Secretary James N. Mattis. DOD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith

Shanahan stresses national defense strategy in first meetings as acting secretary

WASHINGTON -- Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan will use the ...
A Chinese military expert recently suggested testing American willpower in the South China Sea by sinking a pair of aircraft carriers, such as the USS Ronald Reagan, shown here Aug. 31, 2018.  KAILA V. PETERS/U.S. NAVY

Many Chinese think Americans lack resolve to prevail in battle, expert says

Too many in China think the United States will cut and run if war breaks out in the Far East, a U.S. defense expert warned Wednesday in response...

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