Naked sailor nabbed for urinating in Japanese cafe


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A USS George Washington sailor accused of indecent exposure after stripping naked and urinating in a...

Manny Hechanova mans the radio on the University of Guam campus that connects isolated Pacific islands with the outside world. A five-person team offers daily news and weather reports, and help in emergencies, as well as coordinates between islanders and U.S. Air Force pilots during Operation Christmas Drop. Photo courtesy of Manny Hechanova.

Radiomen keep Christmas Drop on target


The holiday season brings to the Pacific region each year Operation Christmas Drop, a humanitarian effort that provides needed...

Master Sgt. Brandon Lambert, Bill Dietrich, Don Wiegand, Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, Kelly Hope, Ella Sinise, Peggy Rochon, Carolyn Blashek and Ross E. Roeder, participated Nov. 15, 2012, in the Spirit of Hope Awards at the Pentagon. Lambert, Dietrich, Rochon, Blashek and Roeder attended the event to receive the award. Ella Sinise attended to receive the award on behalf of her father, actor Gary Sinise. Photo by Gregory L. Jones

'Spirit of Hope' awardees find unique ways to thank troops


WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 15, 2012) -- Six Americans who've dedicated considerable time to U.S. service members received...

11 Things you might not know about the Marine Corps


November 10 is the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its 237th birthday. “The few, the proud” who serve are not only part of one of the...

11 Things you might not know about the U.S. Navy


Founded on October 13, 1775, by an order of the Continental Congress, the U.S. Navy is the largest navy in the world, and is...

Dietary supplements, such as these for sale in the Yokota Air Base gym, are popular with servicemembers, but a recent study found that many users don't fully understand the safety and effectiveness of what they're taking.

Dietary supplements confusing for troops, doctors


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Soldiers know rifles, tanks and first aid. Dietary supplements are another matter.

Fewer than half...

Family Programs offer transition, education, employment aid


WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012 – Military families now have greater access to programs designed to assist them with a spectrum of family...

ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts addresses the Hero Summit 2012 “The Other Side of Sacrifice: Military Families” panel in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2012.

Hero Summit panel encourages support for military families


(In the photo) Panel members include, from left to right, Patti Walker, wife of retired Army 1st Sgt. Kevin Walker and Wounded...

ON THE CHEAP: Discount airlines make trip to Okinawa a bargain


Editor's note: With the holiday season approaching, many may be thinking about getting away for a fews days. With that in mind, we...


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