The U.S. Capitol seen on Aug. 7, 2018. Roughly 200 military veterans are vying to win an elected office on Tuesday Nov. 6. (CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Wave of veterans could win congressional seats in Tuesday’s midterm elections


WASHINGTON — Capitol Hill could see a new generation of military veterans elected to help guide major defense issues as a wave of...

Speakin' Japanese: Autumn talk


Autumn has arrived! Here are some useful words and phrases that might come in handy when getting into the spirit of the season....

Recharge with one of Okinawa's power spots


Everyone is looking for an edge. In Japan, folks depend on “Power Spots” that are believed to cleanse, refresh and rejuvenate one’s...

K9s For Warriors - Because Together We Stand

Soldier, take me from this shelter’s cage.
Give me back...
Photo by U.S. Navy file photo

Reagan Strike Group, JMSDF conduct ADEX During Keen Sword 2019


PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) carrier strike group participated in a series of air defense exercises (ADEX...

Recipes and more from world’s top chefs

Michelle Tchea, author, founder and owner of Healthy Spoon Pty Ltd and manager of PopIntel Ltd, works with some of the world’s...

What you need to know about shochu

Shochu is a Japanese distilled spirit made from many different base ingredients that reveals itself in a variety of aromas and...

AFN TV airing extensive U.S. election coverage

AFN is bringing extensive live coverage of the U.S. mid-term elections to American military personnel serving overseas on shore...


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