U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, receives an operations update from U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Steve Gilland, Deputy Commanding General – Erbil, Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, during his visit to Erbil, Iraq, Nov. 10, 2016. (LISA SOY/U.S. ARMY PHOTO)

West Point getting new commandant of cadets


WEST POINT, N.Y. — The U.S. Military Academy is getting a new commandant of cadets.

Brigadier Gen. Steve Gilland will take...

A group of about 23 middle school-aged military children had a chance to learn inspiring and exciting lessons about military medical science using virtual and augmented reality during a June 3-4 workshop held at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences photo by Sharon Holland

Military children use Virtual Reality Simulators at STEM workshop


BETHESDA, Md., June 22, 2017 — A group of about 23 middle school-aged military children observed cutting-edge military medical...

Seaman Shingo Douglass, top, and Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Alexavier Allen, left, simulate treating facial lacerations on Cryptologic Technician Seaman Nachanon Liwirun during a medical training team drill aboard the USS Fitzgerald in the Philippine Sea, Aug. 17, 2015. (PATRICK DIONNE/U.S. NAVY)

Lost Fitzgerald sailor remembered as class clown who kept spirits high


OKINAWA, Japan — Former Kubasaki High school classmates of a sailor who perished on the USS Fitzgerald Saturday say they are in...

Air Force and Navy F-35 Lightnings fly over the Air Force Academy on Oct. 1, 2016.  DAVID SALANITRI/U.S. AIR FORCE

After scandals, Air Force Academy made big PR investment


The Air Force Academy plowed $2.6 million into an unprecedented public relations effort to polish its image after a series of...

Air Force Academy graduates wait at the Falcon Station tunnel prior to the graduation ceremony at the Air Force Academy, Colorado, May 24, 2017. (JULIUS DELOS REYES/ U.S. AIR FORCE)

Teen accepted at all 5 military academies


RED WING, Minn. — David Howe of Red Wing, Minn. chose to aim high when he applied to all five U.S. military service academies....

DoD launches online learning program to help military survivors of sexual assault


Today, the Department of Defense launched an online and mobile educational program to help individuals begin to recover, heal, and...

PAC EAST District receives accreditation


OKINAWA, Japan – The Department of Defense Education Activity’s (DoDEA) Pacific East Region has reason to celebrate for maintaining...

2017-2018 Back to School program registration


Dear Families,  

If you have not yet registered for our 2017-2018 Back to School program, we encourage you to do so...

Air Force Essay Contest deadline Jun 16


The world of 2050 will be vastly different than it is now. With speed, connection, and complexity, it is difficult to conceptualize...


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