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An F/A-18D Hornet with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 and a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 simulate an aerial refueling during a friendship festival at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 5, 2017.  AARON HENSON/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

1 Marine dead, 5 missing after jet and tanker collide off Japanese coast

One Marine has died, another is in fair condition and five are still missing after a collision between a fighter and a refueling plane off the...

An F/A-18D Hornet with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 and a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 simulate an aerial refueling during a friendship festival at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 5, 2017.  AARON HENSON/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

2 rescued, 5 others missing off Japanese coast after Marine Corps aircraft 'mishap'

Two of seven crewmembers have been rescued after a “mishap” involving a pair of Marine Corps aircraft early Thursday off the coast of Japan.

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Local grub to warm heart & soul: Budae & Kimchi Jjigae

As the snow collects outside and my balcony freezes under a layer of ice, my inner Californian further recoils into the fetal position. Are there...

One rescued An F/A-18D Hornet with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 and a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 simulate an aerial refueling during a friendship festival at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 5, 2017.  AARON HENSON/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

1 rescued, 6 others missing off Japanese coast after Marine Corps aircraft 'mishap'

One of seven crewmembers has been rescued during search-and-rescue efforts underway after a “mishap” involving a pair of Marine Corps aircraft off...

A chart from the Wounded Warrior Project survey report shows how the veterans surveyed compare their physical and emotional states to what they were a year ago. (WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT)

Survey finds obesity, mental health are continuing problems for wounded warriors

WASHINGTON— A new survey of 33,000 wounded warriors has alerted advocates and government officials to ongoing problems with veterans’ mental...

In a September, 2017 file photo, two U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornets with VMFA-225 and a KC-130J Hercules with VMGR-352 fly over a river during a Marine Corps capabilities demonstration for Marine Week in Detroit, Mich. (GREGORY BOYD/U.S. MARINE CORPS)

Rescue ops underway after pair of Marine aircraft involved in 'mishap' near Japan

Search-and-rescue operations are underway after a pair of Marine Corps aircraft were involved in a “mishap” early Thursday off the coast of Japan...

Photos courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization

Tasty Korean treats to warm you up this winter

In Korea, with the arrival of winter’s cold bite comes a variety of winter seasonal snacks and foods. The savory and sweet winter street snacks...

Take a chance on a military spouse

My ringtone sounded, right on time. A burning ache gnawed at my stomach. I took a deep breath and swiped to answer.
 
“Hello...
Clouds are reflected in the U.S. Capitol reflecting pool at daybreak in Washington on Jan. 22, 2018, the third day of a government shutdown. The military might have to pick up the slack if a spat over President Donald Trump’s demands for border wall funding forces a partial government shutdown.  J. DAVID AKE/AP

Military could face new demands if government shuts down

WASHINGTON – The military might have to pick up the slack if a spat over President Donald Trump’s demands for border wall funding forces a partial...

NFL football schedule Week 14 (Dec. 6-10) on AFN

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

The cover of "Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America's Forgotten War" by Hugo Keesing with Bill Geerhart. COURTESY OF BEAR FAMILY RECORDS

The ‘Forgotten War’ finally gets a soundtrack: ‘Battleground Korea’

Overshadowed by World War II and Vietnam, the 1950-53 Korean War is often called the “Forgotten War.” The same could be said for much of the music...

The Honolulu Star Bulletin’s newspaper headline announced war the day of the Pearl Harbor attacks in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941. The attacks shed light on the necessity of effective military communications, leading to the innovations and inventions of today’s space and cyberspace warfighting domains. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

Pearl Harbor anniversary reminds Airmen of sacrifice, significance, 77 years later

Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt quoted the attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, as “a day which will live in infamy.”

As the...

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