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Typhoon update: Soulik & Cimaron coming to Japan; Iwakuni in TCCOR 3

Soulik
6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, Korea time: Kunsan Air Base has directed Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness 1 in anticipation of...

The first of 55 cases of remains repatriated from North Korea is carried off a plane at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Friday, July 27, 2018. (MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES)

Lawmakers boost funding to identify Korean War remains, defense priorities

WASHINGTON — The Senate has approved provisions that would boost funding for the identification of Korean War remains and trigger a study of a new...

A Marine poses for an official portrait series for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. (DANA BEESLEY/U.S. MARINE CORPS)

IG finds the VA wrongly denies benefits to victims of military sexual trauma

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs wrongly denies benefits to thousands of veterans claiming they suffer from military sexual trauma...

U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Hulen Leinweber, a 40th Fighter Squadron pilot, poses for a high school graduation photo. Leinweber was one of many to receive the Purple Heart and Air Medal after the Defense Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action Accounting Agency found their remains. The lieutenant and his fellow patriots were killed in action. (Courtesy photo from Leinweber Estate)

Misawa World War II Airman’s remains found

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The Defense Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Accounting Agency found the remains of U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt....

The Carrigg family poses with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, in July 2017 on Capitol Hill. Army 1st Sgt. Joshua Carrigg and his wife Austin were among dozens of special needs family to file a complaint that the military failed them after care to their sick children was denied. From left: Christian and Nickolas Carrigg, their father Joshua Carrigg, Coons, Melanie and Austin Carrigg. (PHOTO COURTESY OF AUSTIN CARRIGG)

'We are just tired of this fight:' Special-needs families say military is still failing them

WASHINGTON — Shortly after his baby daughter’s open heart surgery in Boston nearly six years ago, Army 1st Sgt. Joshua Carrigg was reassigned to...

SCREENGRAB FROM VIDEO

‘Bravery, resolve and resilience’: Yokosuka remembers 10 fallen USS McCain sailors a year after collision

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Family, friends and sailors gathered at Yokosuka’s chapel Tuesday to mark one year since a fatal collision took the...

Job Opening: Supervisory Editor for Stripes community publications

Stars and Stripes, the independent daily newspaper devoted to covering the U.S. military, is seeking a Publishing and Media Design (PMD) Editor to...

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A crash course in Japanese customs & etiquette

Every culture has its own rules regarding etiquette. In Japan, some of these rules are straightforward while others are more subtle. One of the...

Mori Town Flea Market near Yokota Base Sept. 8

Would you like to be a vendor? Come join our flea market located in the Mori Town Shopping Center. An American-style mall located near Yokota Air...

Senior Derek Jacques and junior Marshall China, right, are the lone pair of sizeable linemen returning to a Matthew C. Perry football team short on depth, numbers and size.  DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Perry has a lot of work to do to get back to title game

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – After playing in the last two Far East Division II championship football games, Matthew C. Perry finds...

Robert Kelgard takes part in a military working dog demonstration during a sports day event for the children of a South Korean orphanage at Kunsan Air Base in 2013. The former U.S. senior airman has been jailed for sexually abusing orphans and possessing child pornography in a 2016 case that prompted new community guidelines at the base.  MARCUS MORRIS/U.S. AIR FORCE

Sex-abuse case involving airman, S. Korean orphans led to new Kunsan guidelines

SEOUL, South Korea – A former U.S. senior airman has been jailed for sexually abusing two South Korean orphans and for possessing child...

Community action team members discuss resiliency initiatives at a Getting To Outcomes training event June 25-29, 2018 in San Antonio. The GTO model is designed to help communities and organizations develop tailored plans for integrated resilience and violence prevention. (U.S. Air Force photo by Richard Salomon)

AFPC hosts Getting To Outcomes event to help units tailor violence prevention, resiliency efforts

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- With the ongoing challenges of military life, Air Force leaders recognize the importance of...

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