Similar to physical health, mental health requires regular care. Mental health is as critical as physical health to mission readiness. Therefore, it’s just as important to invest in your mental health as it is your physical health. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Assess your mental wellness during Mental Health Awareness Month

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — You likely spend time and energy on improving your physical health. Do you do the same when it comes to your...
U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert

Only a couple days left to fill out COLA Living Pattern Survey for Japan


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Beginning May 1, service members throughout Japan have the opportunity to participate in the Overseas...

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to reporters in the inaugural "Showcasing Lethality Series," a weekly Pentagon briefing in which enlisted members describe their roles in defending the nation, May 25, 2018. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique Pineiro)

Enlisted Force is Military’s Greatest Advantage, Chairman’s Enlisted Advisor Says


WASHINGTON -- The highest-ranking enlisted leader in the U.S. military lauded the enlisted force as the military’s “greatest...

The Air Force identified the deceased as Airman 1st Class Bradley G. Hale, 20, who was deployed to Guam from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. (U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

Preliminary hearing held for accused in March stabbing death of airman in Guam


Barksdale Air Force Base colonel is reviewing preliminary evidence to determine whether Airman 1st Class Isaiah Edwards should...

Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez (U.S. NAVY)

Former USS John S. McCain commander pleads guilty in plea deal, will retire


WASHINGTON — The commander of the USS John S. McCain when it collided with a commercial tanker last year in the Straits of...

Military community shares stories in Chicken Soup book

The USO has many programs as part of its mission to strengthen U.S. service members by keeping them connected to their family....
Army Sgt. Armando Miller, with 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, places a U.S. flag on a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 24, 2018. Old Guard soldiers place flags at the graves each year for the “Flags In” event ahead of Memorial Day. Army photo

DoD honors fallen service members for Memorial Day


WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department is paying tribute to fallen members for the Memorial Day holiday, honoring those who have made...

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force pilot maneuvers an F-15J Eagle near Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 10, 2017. (SADIE COLBERT/U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

Malfunction forces Japanese F-15 to land at US air base


TOKYO, Japan — A Japanese fighter jet made an emergency landing at a U.S. base on Okinawa Wednesday, a Japan Air Self-Defense Force...

A service member from Joint Task Force-Bravo does the run portion of the Murph Challenge at Soto Cano Air Base, May 25, 2017. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson

The Murph Challenge: It’s Kind of a Big Memorial Day Deal

Every year, our nation commemorates Memorial Day to honor the service members who gave everything for our freedom. One of those...


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