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Being a military child can be a challenge. Like for example, when your mom or dad is away for a long time it can be extremely stressful. But it...

Is It Worth It?

My life, it is hard.
Is it worth it?
Moving to unknown countries.
Lost connections from previous friends...

Walk with zombies in Roppongi!

Does crawling and moaning while wearing a “bloody” bandana and T-shirt in downtown Tokyo sound fun to you? If so, get downtown March 31 for the...

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Furlough time reduced for DOD civilians

WASHINGTON — Civilian defense employees now are facing 14 unpaid furlough days this summer instead of the 22 previously announced by the Pentagon...

The contracted crane vessel M/V Jascon 25 removes the bow of the mine countermeasure ship USS Guardian from Tubbataha Reef on March 26, 2013. The Guardian ran aground off the coast of the Philippines on Jan. 17, 2013. The ship is being replaced by another Avenger-class mine countermeasure ship, the USS Warrior, which arrived in Sasebo on Wednesday morning. (Kelby Sanders/U.S. Navy)

USS Warrior arrives in Sasebo to replace grounded Guardian

SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — As the USS Warrior arrived in Sasebo under gray skies Wednesday, salvage crews worked to remove the final pieces of the...

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Military tuition assistance restored, but timing is uncertain

WASHINGTON — The military’s tuition assistance programs will resume soon, but no one knows when.

Last week, Congress rolled back plans...

Official urges spouses to start job hunt before moving

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 – As service members start to receive their orders for summer moves, it’s time for working spouses to update resumes,...

Peace protestors greet members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force arriving at Camp Zama's new Central Readiness Force Headquarters on March 26, 2013. (Seth Robson/Stars and Stripes)

Japanese troops moving in with US soldiers at Camp Zama

CAMP ZAMA, Japan — Troops from the Japan Ground Self Defense Force’s Central Readiness Force marched Tuesday through Camp Zama to their new...

U.S. Air Force Airman First Class, Lee Simpson from Sportanburg, S.C., mans a machine gun atop a humvee, with South Korean soldiers during a joint military drill. (AP)

US-South Korea alliance won't be bullied by the North, USFK says

SEOUL — U.S. Forces Korea said allied troops in South Korea will not be bullied by North Korea’s announcement Tuesday that parts of its military...

If decorating Easter eggs, do it right!

How to boil an egg

If you think a recipe for boiled eggs is carrying things a bit too far, try this method just once, and...

Remembering sacrifices military families make

Hello Military Community,

April is Month of the Military Child and gives the nation the opportunity to recognize the character, strength and...

Tortuga's command master chief relieved of duty

SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — The command master chief of the USS Tortuga, a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, has been relieved due to...

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