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CLB-31 adds long-haul, heavy transportation capability aboard Ashland during at sea deployment

ABOARD USS ASHLAND (LSD 48), Pacific Ocean, (Sept. 29, 2018) – Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31 extended the range of the battalion’s...

Air Force Lt. Col. Kwame Curtis (left), chief of the 48th Medical Group, Audiology Clinic at RAF Lakenheath, England, uses HCE's Comprehensive Hearing Health Program materials to discuss balance and dizziness disorders with a service member prior to a video-nystagmography test. (Air Force photo)

Center continues quest to protect hearing, prevent damage

The ability to hear and communicate is critical in all aspects of life. During National Audiology Awareness Month in October, the observance is a...

Crewmembers from U.S. Coast Guard cutter Sequoia load supplies in Guam for delivery to Saipan, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (U.S. COAST GUARD PHOTO)

Military relief efforts begin on Mariana islands devastated by Super Typhoon Yutu

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii – U.S. Coast Guard boats laden with supplies and personnel arrived at the islands of Saipan and Tinian on Friday in the wake...

Humphreys receiver Jaylan Horne's world is turned upside down after a catch in front of Daegu's Jacob Berry. (MARY SARANTAKES/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Humphreys handles Daegu to move back to .500

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – While Humphreys won its homecoming game big Friday, the Blackhawks also got a glance at the future.


Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of Indo-Pacific Command, participates in a traditional Papua New Guinea welcome ceremony in Port Moresby, Aug. 22, 2018. (ROBIN PEAK/U.S. NAVY PHOTO)

Papua New Guinea island touted as potential base for US and Australian warships

The Navy could be headed back to a Pacific island where hundreds of warships staged for the liberation of the Philippines, according to reports...

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan attends an event in Charlottesville, Va., on Sept. 25, 2017. Pentagon officials are now looking at potentially $33 billion in spending cuts, Shanahan said on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (BRIGITTE N. BRANTLEY/U.S. AIR FORCE)

Defense Department working toward $700 billion budget for fiscal year 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Defense Department is developing a $700 billion national security budget for fiscal year 2020 after being told by White House...

The "Hot Military Girls" website was disabled on Friday.

Website promoting nude photos of female servicemembers is disabled

WASHINGTON – A day after a key senator demanded an official probe into a website that solicits nude photos and videos of female servicemembers,...

The Okinawa-based 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's new insignia features a fearsome East Asian sea dragon bursting from the ocean while wrapped around a trident. (COURTESY OF U.S. MARINE CORPS)

Okinawa-based 31st MEU unveils new insignia featuring skull-chomping dragon

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit unveiled a new insignia Friday to replace its longtime symbol of an eagle and anchor....


Some airmen released for high-year tenure may be eligible to return

Some airmen forced out of the service by up-or-out rules might be able to return under a new policy that takes effect Feb. 1, an Air Force...

The U.S.-led United Nations Command and the two Koreas complete removal of firearms and guard posts from truce village of Panmunjom.  COURTESY OF SOUTH KOREAN DEFENSE MINISTRY

US-led UN Command, Koreas pull firearms and military posts from truce village

SEOUL, South Korea – Less than a year ago, North Korean soldiers fired at a defector fleeing to the South across the border in the truce village...

The MMR vaccine protects against three diseases: measles, mumps and rubella. COURTESY OF U.S. ARMY

CDC warns some pregnant women against traveling to Japan during rubella outbreak

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning pregnant women unvaccinated against rubella not to visit...

Leaders from across the Department of Defense, the Army and Fort Bragg meet at Forces Command Heaquarters July 19, 2018 to discuss the upcoming transition of the administration and management of Womack Army Medical Center from the U.S. Army Medical Command to the Defense Health Agency.  EVE MEINHARDT/U.S. ARMY

Restructuring of health system slows to curb readiness risk

As envisioned and directed by Congress two years ago, this was to be the month that the 5-year-old Defense Health Agency (DHA) assumed management...