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Hiring Our Heroes President Eric Eversole speaks with the White House Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, during a military spouse employment summit held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 28, 2018.  CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES

White House reaffirms its commitment to jobs for military spouses

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has recently touted job numbers among African Americans, veterans and women. Now his administration is turning...

Generally our bodies are comprised of approximately 60 to 70 percent water. We need water for digestion, energy and oxygen transport, and temperature regulation. Senior Airman Johanna Magner, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, drinks water on the flightline in front of a KC-135 Stratotanker. With rising temperatures during the summer months people are encouraged to drink more water to stay hydrated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jenna K. Caldwell)

Sports drinks: What are you really putting in your body?

AUGUSTA, Ga. — We’ve all seen the TV commercials portraying an athlete consuming a sports drink as a quick way to refuel after an exhausting...

A Bible included in a POW/MIA display at U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa has drawn complaints from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. (COURTESY OF MRFF)

Group files IG complaint against Navy over Bible included in Okinawa POW/MIA display

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – An organization that lobbies against promoting religion within the Armed Forces has filed an inspector general complaint...

The USS Antietam and USS Ronald Reagan conduct underway replenishment in the Philippine Sea on June 21, 2018.  WILLIAM MCCANN/U.S. NAVY

7th Fleet ships stop in the Philippines, 'a favorite port visit for sailors’

YOKOSUKA, Japan — The USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier and two Navy cruisers arrived in Manila on Tuesday after sailing through the South China...

Did you know?: -San, title that can be used for anybody

“-san”, a simple honorific title equivalent to Mr. Mrs, Miss or Ms. can be very convenient. The title may be applied to most Japanese regardless...

Did you know?: Japan at the intersection of tectonic plates

Japan is situated at the intersection of three tectonic plates, making it highly prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity. So, while stationed...

7 ways to soak in Japan’s rainy season traditions

Constant gray skies and gloomy showers can only mean one thing in the so-called Land of the Rising Sun: The rainy season.
 
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Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg, 4th Combat Camera Squadron combat photojournalist, prepares the cameras before a video production shoot for the Air Force Reserve mission video at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2018. Lundborg is an entrepreneur who took the camera skills he learned through the Air Force and started a media production company with his wife. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg

Face of Defense: Airman Combines Creativity, Service, Entrepreneurship

LOS ANGELES -- When people think of service members, they typically think of combat arms jobs such as infantrymen or fighter pilots -- jobs you...
Defense One’s Patrick Tucker interviews Army Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, during the Tech Summit in Washington, June 26, 2018. DoD photo by Jim Garamone

Defense Intelligence Agency bringing forewarning into 21st Century

WASHINGTON -- The adage “forewarned is forearmed” has entered the digital era at the Defense Intelligence Agency, as leaders, collectors and...

Air Force pilot 2nd Lt. Jimmy Louis Escalle in his F-86 Sabre in April 1953 at Suwon Air Base, South Korea.  "UNFORGOTTEN HERO" FACEBOOK

Summit vow raises hopes for families of Americans missing from Korean War

SEOUL, South Korea — Air Force pilot 2nd Lt. Jimmy Louis Escalle was making his second pass to strafe a convoy of camouflaged trucks in North...

A view of Camp Schwab, a Marine Corps base in the northern part of Okinawa, on Nov. 9, 2017.  HAILEY CLAY/U.S. MARINE CORPS

Japanese Coast Guard deters seaborne protesters near Marine base on Okinawa

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — More than 170 seaborne protesters descended on Oura Bay, Okinawa, Monday to protest construction of a new runway that...

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