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USO Japan honors service members

USO Japan will honor the following 18 servicemen and women of the U.S. military for their personal achievements, volunteerism, leadership and...
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Special delivery: Baby on board

Having a baby is an amazing, exhilarating, frightening experience all rolled into one little cooing (or crying) bundle of love. Although wonderful...

The USS Ronald Reagan, the USS Antietam and the USS Milius steam through the South China Sea with Japanese vessels, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.  U.S. NAVY

US, Japanese carriers link up for training in contentious South China Sea

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Several U.S. and Japanese ships recently trained together in the contentious waters of the South China Sea.

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‘Heavily intoxicated’ Marine accused of stealing donation box for flood victims

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A “heavily intoxicated” Okinawa-based Marine was arrested Monday on accusations that he stole a donation box containing...

Marine Col. Daniel Wilson was convicted of the sexual abuse of a child, six counts of conduct unbecoming of an officer and a gentleman and absence without leave last year. He was sentenced to 5 and a half years in prison and dismissed from service.  ADAM MILLER/U.S. MARINE CORPS

Parents of child molested by Marine colonel seek $25 million for pain, suffering

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Marine Col. Daniel Wilson had been in Australia for less than a week when alarming allegations of a “sexual nature” began...

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...

Army Sgt. Jon Harmon lost both legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device while on a mission in Afghanistan in 2012 . Today he speaks to commands and veterans about his personal struggle with mental health and how he works to overcome it. (U.S. Army photo by Kevin Fleming)

How sharing my PTSD struggles helped others—and me

During my deployment to Afghanistan in 2012, my team was providing security and fire support for a key leader engagement with the local village...

Attack of feet-feasting fish in Hakone

HAKONE

It was a smorgasbord, and I was the main dish.

To be clear, my feet were the delectable delights. And the patrons? Well, they...

In 1968, Arthur Ashe became the first black man to win a Grand Slam tournament when he captured the U.S. Open title. His accomplishment was made possible in part by his brother, Johnnie, a Marine who volunteered for a second tour in Vietnam so Arthur could remain stateside and focus on his career. The United States Tennis Association will honor Arthur and Johnnie Ashe on Monday during its annual military appreciation ceremony. (AP)

Marine's second Vietnam tour helped his brother, Arthur Ashe, win US Open 50 years ago

WASHINGTON — In the spring of 1967, Arthur Ashe, an Army second lieutenant, was honing his tennis skills as an accomplished amateur player, eyeing...

Marine veteran Sam Folsom, 98, who flew fighters at Guadalcanal in World War II, where he shot down three Japanese aircraft, and served later in the Korean War is honored on the field at Dodger Stadium Aug. 14, 2018. (COREY DICKSTEIN/STARS AND STRIPES)

Last living member of Marine aviation legend Joe Foss’ ‘Flying Circus’ recalls Guadalcanal

LOS ANGELES — Sam Folsom had never flown an airplane above 10,000 feet or fired the weapons on the F4F Wildcat fighter he would soon pilot into...

Two Balangiga bells are displayed at the F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyo. (U.S. ARMY)

Two largest veterans’ groups support return of Philippine-American War bells

The nation’s largest veterans organization passed a resolution during a weeklong national conference in favor of returning church bells that were...

Okinawa officials halt Futenma relocation work for a third time

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Okinawa prefectural officials have followed through on promises to again revoke permits related to the construction of a...

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