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Back to school health for children: Moderation and balance are essential

As fall rolls in and another school year begins, the Military Health System is encouraging parents and children to remember some everyday tips for...

Back to school basics

Whether you are pumped to send the kids back to school or bummed that you have to wake up way too early, it’s best to be prepared for the...
Marissa Fowler, 17, waits for the school bus in the Ikego housing area near Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Monday, Aug. 27, 2017.  CAITLIN DOORNBOS/STARS AND STRIPES

DODEA starts new school year overseas with focus on college, career readiness

The streets of overseas military bases were lined with yellow buses Monday morning as Department of Defense Education Activity students returned...

DoDEA Pacific Schools begin School Year 2018-2019

OKINAWA, JAPAN  – More than 22,000 students are beginning the 2018-2019 School Year in Department of the Department of Defense Education...

AFAS to award more than $6 million in annual grants, scholarships

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force Aid Society will award more than $6 million in Gen. Henry Hap Arnold education grants and AFAS merit...

My Japanese Little League Championship experience

Hello. My name is Julian Chuckrey and I wrote this article to share my experiences at the 2018 Japanese Little League Championship with everyone...
From left to right, Sgt.1st Class Philip Nordstrom, Col. Mark Nordstrom and 1st Lt. Joel Nordstrom enjoyed a day at a Carolina Panthers "Salute to Service" football game where Col. Nordstrom gave the opening invocation before the game.  (Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Sgt. 1st Class Philip Nordstrom)

Soldier goes from Special Forces to medical school with help from Army scholarship

FORT KNOX, Ky. -- A U.S. Army special operations recruiter is hanging up his green beret after 13 years on active duty and picking up a...

CTC among top five colleges for Tuition Assistance users

Central Texas College (CTC) was listed in the most recent Military Times magazine survey of the most popular colleges and universities for...

‘Back-to-school’ savings: Commissaries stock up for sidewalk sales and more in August

FORT LEE, Va. – Commissaries worldwide will kick off Back-to-School sidewalk sales events beginning mid-August and continuing through September,...

Seventh-grade students receive their schedules during the first day of school at Kaiserslautern Middle School, Vogelweh, Germany, in August 2017. U.S. lawmakers are demanding that Defense Department schools do a better job of protecting students from sexual harassment and assault.  STARS AND STRIPES

DODEA must do more to protect students from sexual assaults, lawmakers say

U.S. lawmakers are demanding that Defense Department schools do a better job of protecting students from sexual harassment and assault, calling...

Kenneth Hannah, 17, of Killeen, Texas, attends the Military Child Education Coalition 2018 National Training Seminar in Washington, July 25, 2018. Hannah’s parents and stepfather have served in the Army. He’s part of the Student 2 Student program, where he shares his experiences and lessons learned as a military child to help others. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando

Dunfords, students discuss leadership, civic responsibility, military life

WASHINGTON -- Seventeen-year-old Kenneth Hannah of Killeen, Texas, has a lifetime of lessons from being a military child and shares those lessons...

Steve Blank talks with students in Stanford University's first Hacking for Defense class in the spring of 2016. The course will be offered at 22 universities in the coming year. (COURTESY OF STANFORD NEWS SERVICE)

University course sics students on problems stumping the military

Before blossoming into a Silicon Valley startup guru, Steve Blank spent four years as an electronics technician in the Air Force, including a...

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