South Korean police officers wearing gas masks conduct an anti-terror drill as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise, at Yoido Subway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. South Korea and the United States began annual military drills Monday despite North Korea's threat of nuclear strikes in response to the exercises that it calls an invasion rehearsal. Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo

Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missile into sea

August 24, 2016
 SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean military says North Korea has test-fired a missile from a submarine off its east coast. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement...
United States' Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo, who won silver, celebrates with the American flag during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. Matt Slocum/AP Photo

In the end, Army Spc. Paul Chelimo got his Olympic silver medal

August 22, 2016
 RIO DE JANEIRO — American runner Paul Chelimo won an Olympic silver medal. Or did he? Oh, yes he did. Chelimo, who was born in Kenya but lives in Oregon, finished second in the m

DODEA ushers in its 70th school year

August 23, 2016
I’d like to welcome all the new and returning students, their families, and staff members as we begin our 2016-2017 school year in the Department of Defense Education Activity...
Recently widowed, Debbie Venetz receives a Meritorious Service Medal on behalf of her late husband Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Venetz at Fort Bragg in North Carolina in February 2011, just weeks after his death in Afghanistan. The circumsntances of his death would later be called into question. Photo courtesy of Debbie Venetz 	 Courtesy of Debbie Venetz
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A wife takes on Army to restore husband’s honor and acquire his benefits

August 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — In the eight years that her husband deployed repeatedly to Iraq and Afghanistan, she learned to be good at not having him around. So when the knock came to tell her...
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