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Tell us what you're thankful for in 2012

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, what are you thankful for and why? We’d love to hear from you. You can reply on...

Ban on overseas lithium battery shipping likely to end soon

The ban on shipping electronics with rechargeable lithium batteries overseas through the U.S. Postal Service will likely end soon, but not before...

Spouse calls: When the men are gone . . .

On Fort Hood, the setting for Siobhan Fallon’s tales of military life, the street names are almost too symbolic to be real. However, anyone who’s...

From the heart

Editor's note: With her Nana undergoing chemotherapy back in the States, 10-year-old Kaitlyn Whelan wanted her to know that she was with her...

Stars and Stripes 2012 Voters' Toolbox

The Stars and Stripes 2012 Voters’ Toolbox provides an online ballot that shows you who is running for office based on street address, delivering...

Family Matters Blog: Service members can find pet-friendly resources

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2012 – Guest blogger Navy Lt. Theresa Donnelly is the owner of Hawaii Military Pets, a volunteer online resource for military...

Getting the most from your Fry Scholarship

Hello Military Community,

As there is a new bill awaiting approval in Congress (which I will talk about next week) regarding The Marine...

Family Matters Blog: DOD helps troops with higher ed problems

WASHINGTON – The Defense Department is again working with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to help service members with their...

Are you ready for some football?!

Listen up, high school football fans! You have a chance to tune in and watch Yokota High School take on Kubasaki High School on Okinawa at 3:30 p....

Odierno: Future Army forces must be regionally aligned

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 - Future Army forces must be tailored to meet local requirements, must be rapidly deployable at lower echelons, and must...

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, right, brief the media at the Pentagon, Oct. 24, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Defense leaders: North Korea remains threat to peace

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 – North Korea remains a threat to regional and global peace, U.S. and South Korean defense leaders said here today,...

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