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Passengers wait in line at a ticket counter at Naha Airport's domestic terminal, Aug. 9, 2006. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Camp Schwab Marine arrested at airport on Okinawa after bullet found in luggage

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July 13, 2018
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Camp Schwab Marine was arrested after a rifle bullet was found in his bag at Naha Airport, Japanese police said.
Rick Caldwell, Cultural Competency seminar leader, speaks to more than 50 troops about his perspectives on diversity and inclusion during a seminar on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 10, 2018. By taking an active posture toward diversity as a choice, Caldwell illustrated that a unit may be more cohesive and effective by encouraging conversation rather than judgement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)

Diversity begins with self-awareness

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July 13, 2018
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Troops from Osan Air Base were introduced to a new perspective on diversity that transcended race, religion, sexual orientation or generation:...
Marine Corps Cpl. Alex Bayouth pauses beside the barbed wire of an internment camp on Tinian to give a native child some candy during World War II. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps History Division)

WWII Marine-Turned John Wayne Stunt Double Was Friday 13th’s Jason, Too

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July 13, 2018
From storming the beach of Iwo Jima as a Marine to performing as a stuntman for more than 60 years in movies such as “Friday the 13th: Part 4” as Jason and in “Rio Bravo,”...
Brendan McCord, the head of machine learning at Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, discusses artificial intelligence and how it can transform the Defense Department during a Defense Innovation Board meeting at DIUx headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., July 11, 2018. (DoD photo)

‘Exciting, Crucial’ Time in AI Development, Official Tells Innovation Board

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July 13, 2018
WASHINGTON -- Artificial intelligence is a strategic priority for the Defense Department that could transform the way the department operates, the head of machine learning at the...
Medically assisted treatment for opioid use can break the cycle of addiction.

There is hope

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July 13, 2018
The United States is in the middle of an opioid overdose epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which calculates that more than 350,000 deaths are...
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Troops deploying overseas without a passport could run into problems

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July 14, 2018
VICENZA, Italy — A Vicenza-based soldier recently taking a bus trip to Croatia was denied entry at the Slovenia border because he didn’t have a passport, only a passport card.