Pangarso Suryotomo, left, Kasubdit Peran Masyarakat National Disaster Management Authority; Royal New Zealand Navy Cmdr. Karen Ward, Pacific Partnership 2016 Women, Peace and Security lead; and Randa Mardanis, right, Women, Peace and Security seminar mediator, speak at a panel during the Pacific Partnership 2016 Women, Peace and Security seminar in Padang, Indonesia, Aug. 26, 2016. (Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Elizabeth Merriam)

DoD Works to Incorporate More Gender Perspective in Operations


WASHINGTON, March 8, 2018 ? The Defense Department is advancing its efforts to include more women in peacebuilding and conflict...

The Defense Health Agency’s instructional podcasts highlight health technology and offer tips, tools and techniques to help improve the lives of those in the military community.

New DoD educational podcast series promotes better health

Service members, veterans and their families can tune in to three new podcast series to hear the latest on how health technology...
Jinara Otero-Rodriguez, left, 12th-grader at Zama American Middle-High School, sings a solo in The Young Americans' musical show held March 1, 2018 at Arnn Elementary School's cafeteria on Sagamihara Family Housing Area. (U.S. Army photo by Noriko Kudo) (Photo Credit: Noriko Kudo, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs)

TYA workshop helps Camp Zama youth gain confidence in performing


Camp Zama, Japan (March. 9, 2018) -- Camp Zama youth members received a standing ovation from their family members, friends and...

Geoffrey Kumano, right, the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental program manager, and Tohoku Defense Bureau contractors locate areas to test water in Lake Ogawara, Tohoku Town, Japan, Feb. 22, 2018. An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 35th Fighter Wing experienced an in-flight emergency in the form of an engine fire shortly after takeoff Feb. 20, 2018. The IFE required the pilot to jettison two external storage fuel tanks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Melanie Hutto)

UPDATE: U.S. Navy arrives, continues Lake Ogawara cleanup alongside 35th Fighter Wing


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Navy divers began work as the 35th Fighter Wing assumed responsibility for clean-up efforts at Lake...

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is being loaded on heavy lift transport MV Treasure, Oct. 06, 2017. (JOSHUA FULTON/U.S. NAVY)

Singapore report: USS McCain's sudden turn put it into path of tanker


WASHINGTON — A deadly collision between the U.S. Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain and a commercial oil tanker in the Singapore...

Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John C. Rood and Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, testify before the House Armed Services Committee, March 7, 2018. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

Defense budget request seeks to reinvigorate U.S. deterrence strategy


WASHINGTON, March 8, 2018 — The president’s fiscal year 2019 defense budget request reinvigorates America’s strategic thinking and...

Transcom stands ready to respond, but future is concerning, commander says


WASHINGTON, March 8, 2018 — U.S. Transportation Command stands ready to deliver on behalf of the nation's objectives anywhere...

Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Formantes, 355th Component Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuels system section chief, and his son Airman 1st Class Jacob Formantes, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance apprentice, hold an on-camera interview to talk about being stationed together at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2018. Robert has been in the Air Force for 17 years and Jacob will complete one year in May 2018. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims)

Air Force Service Reunites Father and Son


DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz., March 8, 2018 — Since the Air Force’s establishment in 1947, sons and daughters have followed...

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Revamped AFE website is faster, more mobile-friendly

If you’re a fan of Armed Forces Entertainment shows, you’ll be happy to know the organization’s fully revamped website is now a...


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