Elisa Zwanenburg (left) and Al Richmond (right) engage in their favorite father-daughter activity, marathon running. (Courtesy photo by James Frank)

Going the distance runs in the family

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Elisa Zwanenburg vividly remembers cutting up orange slices as a child and going to pass them out to her dad...

Online holiday shopping done right

Is it better to buy early, before Black Friday (Nov. 23, this year), or wait and let your fingers do the walking across the...
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Tips for an active outdoor fall season

Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a nature lover, you are likely going to be taking full advantage of the great fall weather...
An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan. Two Navy pilots are safe after ejecting from an F/A-18 Super Hornet that “experienced a mechanical issue” over the Philippine Sea on Monday morning, a Navy statement said. NATHAN BURKE/ U.S. NAVY PHOTO

Navy crew ejects from jet experiencing ‘mechanical issue’ over Philippine Sea


Two Navy aviators are safe after ejecting from an F/A-18 Super Hornet that “experienced a mechanical issue” over the Philippine Sea...

Nicholas Vollweiler, then an Air Force staff sergeant, works with a military working dog during controlled aggression training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, April 10, 2013. DIANA QUINLAN/U.S. NAVY PHOTO

Air Force identifies Yokota airman stabbed to death in western Tokyo


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Air Force officials have identified an airman stabbed to death Friday outside the home of U.S. Forces...

A lesson on Japanese yen very valuable

If you are new to Japan or Okinawa, local currency, and the conversion between dollars and yen, may leave you annoyed at the cash...
An Okinawa-based Marine takes part in an Artillery Relocation Training Program exercise late last month near Mount Fuji, Japan. (CAITLIN DOORNBOS/STARS AND STRIPES)

Artillery relocation program brings battalion’s worth of equipment, Marines to mainland Japan


CAMP FUJI, Japan — On a recent chilly morning in the shadow of a snow-capped Mount Fuji, a battery of Okinawa-based Marines hauled...

A woman, who identified herself as Aria Saito, was arrested at the scene of a fatal stabbing near Yokota Air Base on suspicion of attempted murder, a Tokyo Metropolitan Police spokesman said Saturday. (SCREENSHOT VIA ANN)

Japanese woman arrested in stabbing death of Yokota-based airman


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A Japanese woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of an airman assigned to the home of U.S. Forces...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference in July, 2018. Gabbard, a member of the Hawaii National Guard, was recently elected to her fourth term in Congress.

Female military veterans emerge from midterm elections as a small but growing caucus


WASHINGTON – Female veterans posted groundbreaking wins and performances in this week’s midterm elections, expanding membership to...


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