The fact that properly resting personnel has multiple benefits across the spectrum of human performance and military readiness is undisputed. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)

Proper sleep hygiene as a force multiplier


FORT RUCKER, Ala. — It was a quiet morning with the mist of daybreak broken gently by the early light of dawn and a small group of...

A portion of the Army Research Laboratory and University of Pennsylvania's New York Times article viewing task and prediction of population information sharing. Brain activity was measured as people read and listened to headlines and abstracts of New York Times articles focusing on health and fitness.  (Photo Credit: Photo courtesy University of Pennsylvania)

Army, University of Pennsylvania uncover ways to better predict viral information


ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Many kinds of communication are critical to the success of Army missions: messages that promote a...

Staff Sgt. Richard Midkiff meets the recipient of his bone marrow transplant, Travis Cimino, and Cimino's fiancee, 12 years after the procedure.  (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Debralee Best)

U.S. Army Reserve Soldier meets bone marrow recipient 12 years after donation


JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- It started as a simple blood draw. It ended with a young teenager making a full recovery...

The Air Force We Have

Operational squadrons key to “Air Force We Need”


ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson outlined the way the Air Force will approach its future force...

The VA's Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology James Gfrerer, left and Assistant Secretary for Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Tamara Bonzanto listen to comments by Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., during a Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Delays in Forever GI Bill implementation could affect veterans’ checks


WASHINGTON — Student veterans starting the 2018-2019 school year could receive incorrect housing payments from the Department of...

USO Japan honors service members

USO Japan will honor the following 18 servicemen and women of the U.S. military for their personal achievements, volunteerism,...
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Special delivery: Baby on board


Having a baby is an amazing, exhilarating, frightening experience all rolled into one little cooing (or crying) bundle of love....

COMMENTARY: Good Morning, Happy Birthday, Vietnam


I didn’t plan to be in Vietnam on the country’s Independence Day or write an article about it. We went to Central Vietnam as...


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