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Beer and wine line the racks at a shoppette on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (LEON COOK/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Commissary officials still unsure when overseas beer, wine sales will begin

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October 23, 2018
A recent trial of beer and wine sales at some stateside commissaries has proved popular, but officials can’t say if and when alcohol will be available at overseas facilities.
Military officials from South Korea, North Korea and the U.S.-led United Nations Command meet in the truce village of Panmunjom on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (COURTESY OF SOUTH KOREA'S DEFENSE MINISTRY)
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US-led command, Koreas agree to pull guard posts, firearms from border village this week, Seoul says

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October 23, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S.-led United Nations Command, North and South Korea agreed Monday to remove weapons and guard posts from a jointly patrolled area this week, according...
A Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom flies toward Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Nov. 9, 2017.  HAILEY CLAY/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO
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Battle over MCAS Futenma relocation work edges toward legal fight

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October 22, 2018
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The latest battle between Tokyo and Okinawa over a new U.S. military runway to one day facilitate the relocation and closure of Marine Corps Air Station...
Sgt. 1st Class Arlondo Sutton, an Army recruiter in the Atlanta area, raps in a music video that aims to inspire young people to join the Army. (SCREENSHOT FROM YOUTUBE)
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Recruiter hopes ‘Enlisted’ rap video will inspire others to join the Army

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October 23, 2018
Recruiting in the armed forces is all about communication, and an Atlanta-area recruiter is using his musical talents to attract future soldiers.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin leads the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam, the USS Curtis Wilbur and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Fuyuzuki during the MultiSail exercise, March 14, 2018. (SARAH MYERS/U.S. NAVY)
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7th Fleet ships transit Taiwan Strait amid security, trade tensions with China

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October 23, 2018
The Navy sailed two Japan-based ships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday amid ongoing tensions over freedom of navigation in the western Pacific and political strains over trade...