Maj. Malisha Martukovich, Air Force liaison for the DoD Hearing Center of Excellence, tests out the new HEAR course app, which can be downloaded onto a smartphone or tablet for convenient access. (DoD HCE photo)

New course aims to reduce military hearing loss

The Department of Defense Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE), in collaboration with the Army Game Studio and subject matter...
Children can experience social withdrawal, anxiety, and depression as a result of bullying. From the Stop Bullying campaign to Military OneSource, resources are available to help parents and their families identify and address bullying (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter)

Stopping bullying takes understanding, involvement

Whether it’s physical or verbal, face-to-face or online, bullying can have lasting effects as children grow older. But with the...

Here's a valuable lesson on Japanese yen

If you are new to Japan or Okinawa, local currency, and the conversion between dollars and yen, may leave you annoyed at the cash...

MY FAVES: Noodle joints

Japan, aka the nation of noodles, offers more than just ramen. In The Land of the Rising Sun you can taste virtually any type of...
Air Force Capt. Robert Erskine inspects his half slice of a Meal, Ready to Eat pepperoni pizza during a taste test of the new military ration in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. (CHAD GARLAND/STARS AND STRIPES)

What does the pizza MRE taste like? Troops try the long-awaited ‘holy grail’ of military rations


KABUL, Afghanistan — It took more than 30 minutes to arrive, but the pizza was coming from Massachusetts, via Ramstein Air Base in...


Disoriented man causes ‘security incident’ at base gate on Okinawa


CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Japanese man was in police custody Friday after causing an early morning “security incident” at Kadena Air...

ARLINGTON, Va. (Sept. 5, 2018) - Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson delivers remarks at the second annual Defense News Conference in Arlington, Va. Richardson discussed global naval great power competition and the Navy's role within the National Defense Strategy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Raymond D. Diaz III/Released)

DoD leaders emphasize National Defense Strategy at conference


ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- Defense Department military and civilian leaders participated in the Defense News Conference here, Sept. 5...

Official U.S. Navy file photo.

January 2019 E-7 advancement cycle announced


PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The January 2019 Navy-wide enlisted examination (Cycle 242) testing date for active-duty and full-time...

Official U.S. Navy file photo of recovery efforts in Key West Florida, following Hurricane Irma, in Sept. 2017.

CNIC's Ready Navy Program: 'Get Ready, Get Set, Prepare!'


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. Commander, Navy Installations Command's (CNIC) Ready...


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