New U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at her office at the Air Force Academy, near Colorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013. The first woman to lead the Air Force Academy says she faced resistance and harassment in her career, but competence and confidence helped her push through the ranks to one of the top jobs in the service.  BRENNAN LINSLEY/AP PHOTO

Air Force Academy's 1st female superintendent stepping down

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The first woman to lead the U.S. Air Force Academy is retiring after more than 3½ years.

For now, House committee halts discussion on requiring servicemembers to pay into GI Bill

WASHINGTON — A House committee backed off of a proposal to require servicemembers to pay into the GI Bill after a written draft...
Outreach: In this photo from 2016, Yokota Middle School students hosts visiting students from a Japanese school as part of the annual Spring Family Fun Night. The event returns to the Yokota Air Base School on April 27. Photo courtesy of Yokota Middle School

Yokota Middle hosts community outreach event April 27

If you are you looking to have a night of games and family fun make sure to come out to Yokota Middle Thursday, April 27 for...
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos reads to students at Ashland Elementary School in Manassas, Va., on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, during a visit to the school in recognition of the Month of the Military Child. Many children at the school have parents who serve in the military,   MARIA DANILOVA/AP

DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of military kids

MANASSAS, Va. – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military families...

Embry-Riddle Worldwide to graduate inaugural class from US Pacific command campuses in Japan and South Korea

Yokota, Japan —18 students will make up the inaugural graduating class from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide...

Brown University looks to military bases for potential students

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University says it has signed a memorandum with the Defense Department so it can talk to service members...

DODEA-Japan titles on the line this weekend


Matthew C. Perry baseball has come oh, so tantalizingly close, yet oh, so frustratingly far from its ultimate goals the past few...

Freshman Gabriella Shultz, booting the ball past Nile C. Kinnick's Riassa Guenther, has 11 goals thus far this season for E.J. King girls soccer, five more than the old career mark of six set by Nickie Phousongphouang. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Cobras no longer slithering in the basement


CAMP ZAMA, Japan – After five years of losses and frustration, the E.J. King girls soccer team appears as if it might be turning...

Military Parents: Discover Custom-Made Resources Designed for Your Family


If you’re a parent, you worry about your children and how to take care of them. If you are a military parent, you have additional...


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