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Why everyone should run a 5K

I am a serious runner. Whether it’s a family fun run, 5K or marathon, I put my everything into it. Although running a race competitively may...
Official U.S. Navy file photo of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) transits the Strait of Magellan.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Levingston Lewis/Released)

USS Wasp arrives in Sasebo to join forward deployed Naval Forces

SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived to Sasebo, Japan on Jan. 14, completing a 28,400-mile journey from Norfolk...

Joshua Marcuse, executive director of the Defense Innovation Board, speaks to participants in a Defense Department-wide Innovative Corps boot camp in Washington, Jan. 12, 2018. Forty people from across the four military services took part in the weeklong course, in which they applied new ways of thinking to problem solving. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando

Thinkers Strategize in DoD’s Innovation Corps Boot Camp

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2018 — Forty innovative thinkers from the four military services gathered here last week for a class where they tested out...

Remember! Celebrate! Act!: A Day On, Not A Day Off!

Martin Luther King's death did not slow the Civil Rights Movement. Black and white people continued to fight for freedom and equality....

Capt. Frederick Rath, left, and 1st Lt. Aaron Macy, both 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules pilots, set up a drop zone marker prior to the start of a bundle drop training scenario at the Combined Armed Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 10, 2018. Both pilots go out to the training area prior to the start of the scenario to check the wind speeds to ensure it is safe to drop the bundles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

CMS, AS complete drop training

Yokota Air Base, Japan -- The sun begins to set in the distance and reddish-orange color consumes Mt. Fuji as four C-130J Super Hercules soar...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 20, 2017) Sailors conduct aviation fire fighting drills on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is transiting to Sasebo, Japan to conduct a turnover with the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the forward-deployed flagship of the amphibious forces in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Levingston Lewis/Released)

Navy Asks for Feedback through Personal and Professional Choices Survey

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced Jan. 12, that is it soliciting feedback from Sailors through the biennial Personal and Professional Choices...

Cold and flu season usually runs from October to March, and peaks between December and February. Young children, adults 65 years and older, pregnant women, and people with chronic medical conditions have a higher risk for complications. Military Health System experts encourage everyone to take steps to prevent these viral illnesses from spreading. (U.S. Army photo by photo by Rachel Larue)

Flu season is nothing to ‘shake off’

The holiday season is a wrap, but cold and influenza season is well underway. These viral illnesses can be picked up anywhere, anytime. Military...

Wellness for mission success – manage stress

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) -- Stress is an inevitable part of life and military life in particular.

Nicole Mayzner, 403rd Wing...

Second Lt. Kenneth Soyars, 14th Student Squadron student pilot, takes off during a virtual reality flight simulation Jan. 10, 2018, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. Two subjects flew at a time but no other subjects were allowed to watch or learn from other individuals’ sorties. The Adaptive Flight Training Study pushed subjects to learn through the VR technology. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb)

Researchers test virtual reality Adaptive Flight Training Study

COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) -- A team of student researchers from Air Command and Staff College, Air University at Maxwell Air Force...

Take fitness to new level

This article serves a dual purpose.  First, it is designed to motivate each of you to set a goal for 2017 that will take your fitness to a new...

Personally owned vehicles are parked at Yokota Air Base, home of U.S. Forces Japan, in western Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.  SETH ROBSON/STARS AND STRIPES

Air bag recall could affect Japan-based servicemembers’ vehicle registrations

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A significant number of vehicles owned by U.S. personnel in Japan may be impacted by a recall of millions of faulty air...

Tips to recover from holiday shopping

You’ve made it through your grandpa’s jokes during the Christmas meal and handed out all of your gifts. The holiday season has officially wrapped...

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