Ban on overseas lithium battery shipping likely to end soon


The ban on shipping electronics with rechargeable lithium batteries overseas through the U.S. Postal Service will likely end soon,...

From the heart


Editor's note: With her Nana undergoing chemotherapy back in the States, 10-year-old Kaitlyn Whelan wanted her to know that...

Family Matters Blog: Service members can find pet-friendly resources


WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2012 – Guest blogger Navy Lt. Theresa Donnelly is the owner of Hawaii Military Pets, a volunteer online...

Getting the most from your Fry Scholarship


Hello Military Community,

As there is a new bill awaiting approval in Congress (which I will talk about next week)...

Family Matters Blog: DOD helps troops with higher ed problems


WASHINGTON – The Defense Department is again working with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to help service members...

Are you ready for some football?!


Listen up, high school football fans! You have a chance to tune in and watch Yokota High School take on Kubasaki High School on...

Odierno: Future Army forces must be regionally aligned


WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 - Future Army forces must be tailored to meet local requirements, must be rapidly deployable at lower...

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, right, brief the media at the Pentagon, Oct. 24, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Defense leaders: North Korea remains threat to peace


WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 – North Korea remains a threat to regional and global peace, U.S. and South Korean defense leaders said...

Navy reviews liberty policy for personnel in Japan


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Navy is coordinating with U.S. Forces Japan on a liberty policy that would apply to all services,...


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