Listen up, folks in Japan! Get off base and check out a concert!


Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (This...

An Imperial Japanese Army soldier's identification notebook, missing for 72 years, was returned to his family on Okinawa, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The owner of the notebook, Lance Cpl. Denta Nakandakari, died in the Battle of Okinawa. (CHIYOMI SUMIDA/STARS AND STRIPES)

Japanese soldier’s ID notebook returns to family on Okinawa after 7 decades


NANJO, Okinawa — As Okinawans marked the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Battle of Okinawa, a war artifact belonging to a...

Reality Winner, charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter, is being held for federal authorities at the Lincoln County, Ga., jail. (LINCOLN COUNTY, GA. SHERIFF'S OFFICE)

Prosecutors seek specialized court procedures in Air Force veteran espionage case


Prosecutors in the espionage case against Reality Winner have petitioned the court to proceed under the Classified Information...

An Okinawan mourns for lost relatives during the Irei no Hi ceremony at Okinawa Peace Memorial Park in Naha, Okinawa, Friday, June 23, 2017. (MATTHEW M. BURKE/STARS AND STRIPES)

Okinawans recall horrors of war, call for lasting peace during Battle of Okinawa remembrance


NAHA, Okinawa — Sunao Oshiro’s eyes moistened as the 84-year-old made his yearly pilgrimage to the granite wall in Naha inscribed...

Rear Adm. Jack Scorby, left, commander of the Navy Mid-Atlantic Region, and Capt. Kevin Carroll, deputy commander of U.S. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads, attend a briefing outside Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va., on May 19, 2017. Scorby announced Friday, June 23, that nine sailors are being punished for a fuel spill in May that has cost the Navy so far $3.8 million. (JACOB RICHARDSON/U.S. NAVY)

Navy disciplining 9 sailors for 94,000 gallon jet fuel spill


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Navy is disciplining nine sailors for their roles in a 94,000-gallon fuel spill that killed nearby...

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford attends a Senate hearing on June 13, 2017. Dunford told committee members that some service chiefs believed issues related to recruiting transgender individuals needed to be resolved "before we move forward." According to reports on Friday, June 23, military chiefs are seeking a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist. (CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Military heads want transgender enlistment hold


WASHINGTON — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said...

Did you know?: There are shrines and temples Japan... Lots of them


With Family Marts located literally across the street from other Family Marts, and a 7-Eleven seemingly on every single street...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera

JMSDF aviation cadets learn about Marine aviation


Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force aviation training students in the Junior Officer Exchange Program visited Marine Corps Air...


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