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Free tax filing software available to military members

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January 19, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2018 — ’Tis the season -- for taxes! With the new year bringing a new tax season, Military OneSource has launched its free tax software to support military...
Cervical cancer deaths have decreased by more than 50 percent due to regular screening tests that detect abnormalities before cancer develops. (MHS graphic)

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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January 19, 2018
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer used to be one of the most common causes of cancer death for women in the United States....
Sailors man the rails as the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Dec. 4, 2017.  KENNETH ABBATE/U.S. NAVY
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Navy looks at increasing tour lengths for sailors assigned to Japan

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January 18, 2018
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – The Navy wants sailors to spend more time on their overseas assignments, the service’s personnel chief said.
A woman accused of stealing nearly $100,000 from a casino at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, in 2015 was charged with theft of public money in federal court on Monday, March 6, 2017. (ERIK SLAVIN/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Ex-cashier gets 2-year sentence for stealing $100K from Yokosuka base casino

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January 19, 2018
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A former base worker has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing nearly $100,000 from a Yokosuka casino in 2015.
Master Sgt. David Mundy, 35th Infantry Division chaplain assistant, and friends play Christmas carols for the Christmas program at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, December 25, 2017. Mundy encourages Soldiers to surround themselves with people who inspire each other to be better people and promote spiritual and emotional fitness. (Photo Credit: Capt. Margaret Ziffer)

Spiritual, mental, physical fitness can help G.I. stability

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January 18, 2018
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- "When you're spiritually and emotionally fit, you'll take care of yourself because you love yourself," said Master Sgt. David Mundy, 35th Infantry Division...