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

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

Army Sgt. Jon Harmon lost both legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device while on a mission in Afghanistan in 2012 . Today he speaks to commands and veterans about his personal struggle with mental health and how he works to overcome it. (U.S. Army photo by Kevin Fleming)

How sharing my PTSD struggles helped others—and me

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During my deployment to Afghanistan in 2012, my team was providing security and fire support for a key leader engagement with the...

Attack of feet-feasting fish in Hakone

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HAKONE

It was a smorgasbord, and I was the main dish.

To be clear, my feet were the delectable delights. And the...

In 1968, Arthur Ashe became the first black man to win a Grand Slam tournament when he captured the U.S. Open title. His accomplishment was made possible in part by his brother, Johnnie, a Marine who volunteered for a second tour in Vietnam so Arthur could remain stateside and focus on his career. The United States Tennis Association will honor Arthur and Johnnie Ashe on Monday during its annual military appreciation ceremony. (AP)

Marine's second Vietnam tour helped his brother, Arthur Ashe, win US Open 50 years ago

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WASHINGTON — In the spring of 1967, Arthur Ashe, an Army second lieutenant, was honing his tennis skills as an accomplished amateur...

Marine veteran Sam Folsom, 98, who flew fighters at Guadalcanal in World War II, where he shot down three Japanese aircraft, and served later in the Korean War is honored on the field at Dodger Stadium Aug. 14, 2018. (COREY DICKSTEIN/STARS AND STRIPES)

Last living member of Marine aviation legend Joe Foss’ ‘Flying Circus’ recalls Guadalcanal

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LOS ANGELES — Sam Folsom had never flown an airplane above 10,000 feet or fired the weapons on the F4F Wildcat fighter he would...

Two Balangiga bells are displayed at the F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyo. (U.S. ARMY)

Two largest veterans’ groups support return of Philippine-American War bells

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The nation’s largest veterans organization passed a resolution during a weeklong national conference in favor of returning church...

Okinawa officials halt Futenma relocation work for a third time

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CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Okinawa prefectural officials have followed through on promises to again revoke permits related to the...

Travelers should contact their local Passenger Terminal for further details and review travel information found on the AMC Travel Page for specific details on the Space A travel program. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Disabled Veterans now eligible for Space-A travel

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JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was recently signed, which included a...

Two signed Japanese flags belonging to fallen World War II soldier Masamoto Abe have been returned to the his family in Yokohama, Japan. (HANA KUSUMOTO/STARS AND STRIPES)

Family receives a second Japanese flag taken off soldier's body during WWII

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TOKYO — Korean War veteran Ralph Wood had for years stared at a framed Japanese flag covered in signatures at his local Veterans of...

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