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Dave Izzo, then-adviser to Aviano's robot club, and lead engineer Kyle Kochan demonstrate how a robotic arm is designed to pull the robot up a ramp before a competition last year. Izzo is the director of this year's regional robotics tournament, which takes place at Aviano on Friday and Saturday. KENT HARRIS/STARS AND STRIPES
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Robots take to the court for regional tournament at Aviano

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March 01, 2017
AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Basketball season might have just ended, but McNeely Gym will be full of competitors playing a variation on hoops this weekend.
The Yokota HS culinary arts team (left to right) Trinitie Clark, Sidney McDonough, Catharine Funk, and Megan Boyll, placed 1 st in the Far East Culinary Arts competition on Yokota Air Base Feb. 2.

DoDEA Pacific hosts 2016/17 Far East Culinary Arts competition

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February 27, 2017
OKINAWA, Japan – Thirty five Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Far East students representing nine school teams from Japan, Okinawa and South Korea partic

Teen dating violence: raising awareness

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February 25, 2017
Yokota Air Base, Japan -- No parent wants to see their child get hurt. As children grow up to become teenagers and young adults, they are exposed to new life experiences and...
A child care center at Fort Hood, Texas. GLORIA MONTGOMERY/U.S. ARMY
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Army approves exemption request for 75 child care workers at 2 posts

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February 24, 2017
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Two Army posts facing a shortage of child care workers due to the federal civilian hiring freeze ordered by President Donald Trump have received approval...
A screen grab shows a clip from a Pentagon news announcement on transgender servicemembers. (DEFENSE DEPARTMENT)
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Guideline changes for transgender students worry some US military families

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February 25, 2017
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — President Donald Trump’s decision to let states determine whether to uphold certain protections for transgender students hurts U.S.
E.J. King's Gemmar Caasi elevates for a shot between Yokota's Hunter Cort, Kishaun Kimble-Brooks and Cody Rowan during Thursday's Far East Boys Division II Tournament final. The Cobras edged the two-time defending champion Panthers 67-66. (JACK HIGBEE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
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Basketball: King breaks long drought with championship

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February 24, 2017
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Just call them the “one-point Cobras.”