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President Donald Trump speaks during a Missile Defense Review in the Pentagon Auditorium, Washington, D.C., on Jan. 17, 2019.  AMBER I. SMITH/U.S. ARMY

Trump delivers speech at Pentagon touting new weapons to protect US from missile attacks

WASHINGTON — The United States will invest heavily in studying new technologies capable of defending the U.S. mainland against all current and...

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin listens during a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Feb. 15, 2018.  STARS AND STRIPES

Former VA secretary Shulkin violated ethics rules, allowed security staff to chauffeur his wife, IG report finds

WASHINGTON — Former Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin broke federal statutes and ethics rules when he allowed his personal...

Air Force recruits Daniel Sterling, right, and Ryan Padro, second right, try on shoes at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Jan. 3, 2019.  COURTESY DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

New enlistees to receive free, American-made athletic shoes

They’re American-made and they’re free, at least to the basic training recruits who this month began receiving military-issued athletic shoes at...

The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald returns to Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, after a collision with a merchant vessel on June 17, 2017.  PETER BURGHART/U.S. NAVY

Close call before USS Fitzgerald’s fatal collision went unreviewed, report says

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A serious review of a near miss by the USS Fitzgerald in May 2017 might have prevented a collision five weeks later...

Photos by Chihon Kim

Daegu's Shinsegae Mall has it all: Ultimate Foodie's Paradise!

The mall is also the ultimate foodie’s paradise! The 1st, 8th and 9th floors house more than 50 different restaurants, while the Food Market is...
This still from a video shot using an x27 night vision system shows stars against a fully colored sky thanks to the system's ability to display color.  COURTESY OF SIERRA PACIFIC INNOVATIONS CORP.

New full-color night vision could revolutionize troops’ ability to operate in dark

An online video posted by a maker of civilian and military imaging equipment shows a yellow road sign, green grass, a blue sky with fluffy white...

NFL Conference Championships Schedule (Jan. 20 & 21)

Schedule subject to change. Check myafn.net/ScheduleSports.aspx for the most up...

Kim Yong Chol, the main nuclear negotiator for North Korea, meets with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York City, May 31, 2018.  COURTESY OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT

US, S. Korea discuss denuclearization incentives ahead of expected talks with North

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States and South Korea are discussing incentives for the North to give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea’s top...

SES Stephen Ban poses for a picture with his wife Sandra and his son Lawrence at his retirement ceremony held at the Oahu Country Club in Honolulu Hawaii on Jan. 15, 2019. (Photo By Sgt. 1st Class Ershwyn Thibou)

USACE-POD senior executive service officer retires after 41 years of service

After 41 years of service to the Nation, Senior Executive Service member Eugene Ban, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (USACE) Pacific Ocean Division...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 15, 2019) Cmdr. William C. Blodgett, the commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52), welcomes aboard Republic of Korea and Australia military officials aboard Barry for a ship tour. Barry is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3r3rd Class Codie L. Soule)

Republic of Korea Officials visit USS Barry

YOKOSUKA, Japan – Senior Republic of Korea (ROK) officials visited the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) Jan. 15 as...

We Are One: Creating History by Portraying History

It’s not often a “Filay’e” or a film play is created and enacted; in fact, January 14th 2019 was the first time 19th ESC ever hosted one. Titled...
Maria Ortiz, registered nurse, Labor and Delivery Section, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, checks vitals on Vanessa Torres, a laboring mom, as part of daily operations at WBAMC’s L&D section. Recently, Ortiz and other staff members quickly responded to an umbilical cord prolapse, an obstetrical emergency, at WBAMC resulting in the successful delivery of a baby, despite the life-threatening complication. (U.S. Army photo)

Medical team saves newborn’s life

For most women, pregnancy is an incredible 40-week journey ending with the delivery of baby. But it’s not always that easy or predictable with...

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