WASHINGTON (July 10, 2018) Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson, center left, and Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Robert P. Burke, center right, and Sailors assigned to the Pentagon announce new grooming standards on camera during a live all-hands call. The event was held to answer questions from the fleet and to announce upcoming changes and updates to Navy policies. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Raymond D. Diaz III/Released)

Navy uniform update released


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced the expansion of hair styles for women along with several other uniform policy changes and...

A peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSDv


FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -- Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, but there are therapies that can reduce symptoms,...

Ryan Leone, a rising senior from the University of Pennsylvania, is spending his summer in Falls Church, Va., interning with the Defense Health Agency.

Serving those who serve


FALLS CHURCH, VA – Aspiring to become a physician in the United States Army, Ryan Leone is hoping to dedicate his life to serving...

Navy updates Pregnancy and Parenthood app


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy updated the Pregnancy and Parenthood mobile app that provides Sailors with the latest information and...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 26, 2018) Culinary Specialist Seaman Recruit Hannah Defreeze, from Tulsa, Okla., chops radishes in the galley aboard the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), May 26, 2018. Oak Hill, homeported in Virginia Beach, Va., is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jessica L. Dowell/Released)

Registered dietitians now available throughout the fleet


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced an initiative to provide registered dietitians to units throughout the fleet in NAVADMIN 160...

YOKOSUKA, Japan -- (July 10, 2018) -- Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Jerome Feliciano is awarded the World Master Chefs Society’s medal in culinary excellence during an award ceremony at the Jewel of the East Galley on board U.S. Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, Japan, July 10, 2018. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Collins III)

U.S. 7th Fleet Sailor Recognized as Master Chef


YOKOSUKA, Japan – Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Jerome Feliciano was awarded the Master Chefs Diploma of Culinary Excellence by...

Summer vacation is the start of travel season for many military families. When traveling overseas, you should know what to do in the event of illness or other health issues.

Summer Travel: Getting Care While Overseas

Summer vacation is the start of travel season for many military families. TRICARE covers you when you travel on business or take...
Airmen from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command meet with Royal Thai military officials and a Thai engineering company to advise and assist in the rescue operation June 30, 2018, at Chiang Rai, Thailand. A search and rescue team was sent to Tham Luang cave in Northern Thailand at the request of the Royal Thai government to assist in the rescue of the missing Thai soccer players and their coach. (JESSICA TAIT/U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

Okinawa-based Special Operations airmen involved in Thai cave rescue


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Dozens of U.S. military personnel, including pararescue airmen based in Okinawa, were part of a...

An Okinawan family poses with an MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma July 8, 2018. (AYA ICHIHASHI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft have a Japanese fan club


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Japan — On an island where locals often seem fearful of U.S. military aircraft, a group of...


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