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New U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at her office at the Air Force Academy, near Colorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013. The first woman to lead the Air Force Academy says she faced resistance and harassment in her career, but competence and confidence helped her push through the ranks to one of the top jobs in the service.  BRENNAN LINSLEY/AP PHOTO

Air Force Academy's 1st female superintendent stepping down

Education
April 28, 2017
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The first woman to lead the U.S. Air Force Academy is retiring after more than 3½ years. The school announced Thursday that Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson...
Seoul American senior soccer player and cello player Claire Ancheta was one of 147 student-musicians selected for the Far East honors music festival. She was one of five Falcons players, two of them starters, who opted for music instead of the Korea Blue Division tournament this week. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Scoring goals or hitting notes - a tough choice for some

Education
April 28, 2017
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – One sister felt conflicted, knowing her soccer team faced its district tournament in one locale, but also yearning to ply her musical talent in...
President Donald Trump holds the signed Education Federalism Executive Order during a federalism event with governors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (ANDREW HARNIK/AP)

Trump order seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education

News
April 27, 2017
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to reduce the federal government's role in K-12 education. Trump is giving Education Secretary...
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For now, House committee halts discussion on requiring servicemembers to pay into GI Bill

Education
April 27, 2017
WASHINGTON — A House committee backed off of a proposal to require servicemembers to pay into the GI Bill after a written draft of the idea provoked a rift between various...

Embry-Riddle Worldwide to graduate inaugural class from US Pacific command campuses in Japan and South Korea

Education
April 25, 2017
Yokota, Japan —18 students will make up the inaugural graduating class from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide campuses located at U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) bases...