Generally our bodies are comprised of approximately 60 to 70 percent water. We need water for digestion, energy and oxygen transport, and temperature regulation. Senior Airman Johanna Magner, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, drinks water on the flightline in front of a KC-135 Stratotanker. With rising temperatures during the summer months people are encouraged to drink more water to stay hydrated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jenna K. Caldwell)

Sports drinks: What are you really putting in your body?


AUGUSTA, Ga. — We’ve all seen the TV commercials portraying an athlete consuming a sports drink as a quick way to refuel after an...

A Bible included in a POW/MIA display at U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa has drawn complaints from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. (COURTESY OF MRFF)

Group files IG complaint against Navy over Bible included in Okinawa POW/MIA display


CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – An organization that lobbies against promoting religion within the Armed Forces has filed an inspector...

Did you know?: -San, title that can be used for anybody


“-san”, a simple honorific title equivalent to Mr. Mrs, Miss or Ms. can be very convenient. The title may be applied to most...

Did you know?: Japan at the intersection of tectonic plates


Japan is situated at the intersection of three tectonic plates, making it highly prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity. So,...

7 ways to soak in Japan’s rainy season traditions

Constant gray skies and gloomy showers can only mean one thing in the so-called Land of the Rising Sun: The rainy season.
Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg, 4th Combat Camera Squadron combat photojournalist, prepares the cameras before a video production shoot for the Air Force Reserve mission video at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2018. Lundborg is an entrepreneur who took the camera skills he learned through the Air Force and started a media production company with his wife. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg

Face of Defense: Airman Combines Creativity, Service, Entrepreneurship

LOS ANGELES -- When people think of service members, they typically think of combat arms jobs such as infantrymen or fighter...
Defense One’s Patrick Tucker interviews Army Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, during the Tech Summit in Washington, June 26, 2018. DoD photo by Jim Garamone

Defense Intelligence Agency bringing forewarning into 21st Century


WASHINGTON -- The adage “forewarned is forearmed” has entered the digital era at the Defense Intelligence Agency, as leaders,...

DeCA to mark 151st anniversary of benefit on July 1


FORT LEE, Va. – As the Defense Commissary Agency observes the 151st anniversary of the commissary benefit, it reminds service...


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