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Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert M. Worley II, director of education service for the Veterans Benefit Administration, listens during a House Veterans' Affairs subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill, Nov. 15, 2018. (JOE GROMELSKI/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Leader of Forever GI Bill implementation reassigned to Houston office

Education
November 17, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs official leading implementation of a major expansion to veterans’ education benefits will be reassigned to a regional office in...
Falling enrollment prompted officials to combine the Seoul American Middle School and the Seoul American High School. (KIM GAMEL/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Yongsan Garrison schools to close in June after six decades of teaching military kids

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November 17, 2018
YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea — U.S. elementary, middle and high schools on Yongsan will close at the end of this school year as the military population shifts to its new...
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A 'perfect storm' of GI Bill problems is costing veterans, taxpayers

News
November 15, 2018
WASHINGTON — Widespread information technology problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs continue to affect thousands of student veterans who have gone without housing...
Cheerleaders from Yokota High School at Yokota Air Base, Japan, perform at a Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Tokyo, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.  THERON GODBOLD/STARS AND STRIPES
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Yokota cheerleaders bring cheer to ice skating event from afar

Education
November 14, 2018
TOKYO — A cheerleading squad from the home of U.S. Forces Japan recently represented the United States at a Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Tokyo.

Yokota Exchange brings families together with Hasbro Game Night Nov. 24

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November 15, 2018
Yokota Air Base – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Hasbro to host a game night for military children and their families at Yokota Exchange on Nov. 24.
Christian Academy Japan Knights volleyball players celebrate their Far East Division II tournament title.  KRYSTAL DUENAS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Girls Volleyball: Knights hold off Trojans to break title drought

Education
November 13, 2018
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – After a slow start to the tournament, Christian Academy Japan turned it on the last two days and captured its first Far East Division II Girls...