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A KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, conducts aerial refueling training in 2017. (STEPHEN CAMPBELL/U.S. MARINE CORPS)
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Iwakuni Marines honor lost KC-130J aircrew with memorial service, flyover

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December 15, 2018
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — A single KC-130J flew slowly past MCAS Iwakuni Friday in remembrance of five Marines who lost their lives after their aerial refueler...
A soldier from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division trains last year at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in Paju, South Korea. (MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES)
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With clock ticking, US, S. Korea fail to reach deal on military cost-sharing

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December 15, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea — With an end-of-year deadline fast approaching, the United States and South Korea failed to reach a new military cost-sharing agreement in talks this week as...
Col. W. Scott Gallaway, front, commander, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, leads the formation July 2, 2018, during a ceremony at Ansbach's Storck Barracks Airfield. (U.S. ARMY)
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Hundreds of soldiers thought they had holiday leave. Now the Army’s trying to help them cancel their tickets

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December 15, 2018
STUTTGART, Germany — Scores of soldiers deployed to Europe could be on the hook after purchasing airline tickets home for the holidays, only to learn that their leave was never...
SAN DIEGO (May 1, 2016) Sailors attached to Coastal Riverine Squadron Group One participate in a mass re-enlistment in preparation for an extended unit mobilization planned for early 2017. Coastal Riverine Squadron Group One provides port and harbor security, high value asset protection and maritime security operations in coastal and inland waterways. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nolan O. Kahn/Released)

SRB update released with pay for performance pilot

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December 14, 2018
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for Active Component and Full Time Support Sailors and announced a pay for performance pilot...
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Basic Allowance for Housing rates for 2019 are released; will increase an average of 2.55 percent

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December 15, 2018
Basic Allowance for Housing rates will increase an average of 2.55 percent beginning on January 1, 2019, the Department of Defense announced late Friday afternoon.

Busan Board Game Con at BEXCO Dec. 15-16

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December 14, 2018
The 2018 Busan Board Game Con will be held for two days starting this Saturday at BEXCO in Haeundae. A total of 17 nationally and internationally renowned board game companies...