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TRICARE is changing. Here’s how it affects you

Hopefully you’ve heard by now that the Military Health System is rolling out TRICARE benefit reforms in January to improve health care delivery...
A servicemember reaches for a pack of bottled beer at Yokota Air Base, Japan. STARS AND STRIPES

USFJ to relax alcohol restrictions instituted after fatal crash on Okinawa

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – U.S. Forces Japan will loosen alcohol restrictions imposed after a fatal Nov. 19 vehicle accident involving a 21-year-old...

Army Staff Sgt. Keith Fitzgerald hugs his family in Huron, S.D., after returning from a 10-month deployment to the Middle East with the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 153rd Engineer Battalion, Sept. 30, 2017. Whether deployed or at home, service members and their families are eligible for the resources offered through Military OneSource. South Dakota Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Trobee

Military OneSource highlights commitment to Military in ‘Our Promise to You’

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2017 — Around the world, day or night, service members and their families have access to the free, confidential resources at...

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – (Nov. 28, 2017) Baton Rouge, La., native, Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 1st Class Jalisa Green, a recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting Station Corpus Christi, Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, speaks with future Sailor Oleksandr Omelchemko regarding his career choice at the Military Entrance Processing Station. (U.S. Navy Photo by Burrell Parmer, Navy Recruiting District San Antonio Public Affairs/Released)

Sailor reflects on Year of Recruiting in America’s Navy

SAN ANTONIO – (Nov. 29, 2017) Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 1st Class Jalisa Green, a recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting District...

Did you know?: There’s a reason behind Japan’s flag

Called “hinomaru” (circle of the sun) or “nisshoki” (sun-mark flag), the national flag of Japan is a white rectangle with a red circle in the...

Hot buttered popcorn with a green twist

INGREDIENTS
- 8 cups hot popcorn
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
- 3-4...

Did you know?: Japan has its version of the $2 bill

Have you ever seen a 2,000-yen bill? It is very hard to find in in shops and eateries. Because of its scarcity, they are often kept instead of...

AF implements changes to improve law enforcement database reporting

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force's review of its reporting processes to civilian law enforcement in the Devin P. Kelley case has prompted...

AF selects 472 in CMSgt 17E9 promotion cycle; list to post Dec. 7

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force Chief Evaluation Board has selected 472 senior master sergeants for promotion to...

Did you know?: 2020 could have been the 5th Olympics hosted by Japan

Japan has hosted the Olympics three times in the history – Tokyo (summer) in 1964, Sapporo (winter) in 1972 and Nagano (winter) in 1998. And, as...

Navy Lt. Steven Combs was one of three sailors killed when their C-2A Greyhound crashed en route from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to the USS Ronald Reagan Nov 22, 2017. U.S. NAVY

Navy: Fallen pilot’s ‘heroic’ flying saved lives in Philippine Sea crash

WASHINGTON — Navy Lt. Steven Combs determined an emergency landing of his transport plane on the choppy waters of the Philippine Sea was necessary...

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