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Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Lane, 36th Mobility Readiness Squadron commander, center, and Maj. Sean Conley, 36th MRS operations officer, are greeted by an Indonesian servicemember in Palu, Indonesia, Oct. 6, 2018. (JT MAY III/U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

US delivering $3.7 million in aid to Indonesia earthquake, tsunami victims

As the death toll following a double tragedy in Indonesia tops 2,000, the U.S. Agency for International Development is sending millions of dollars...

A makeshift boat filled with minimal supplies is adrift in the South China Sea, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Five Philippine fishermen survived for five days aboard the craft after their boat sank at sea. They were rescued by the crew of USNS Wally Schirra. (COURTESY OF THE U.S. NAVY)

Navy ships rescue 12 fishermen stranded in Indian Ocean, South China Sea

Sailors from two Navy ships — the USNS Wally Schirra and USS Decatur — rescued a dozen fishermen stranded this week in the Indian Ocean and South...

In January 2017, Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jason L. Carter, a radio chief, attempted suicide. Today, he stands as a survivor, crisis response counselor and a voice for victims of suicidal ideations.

Suicide prevention starts with being honest

In January 2017, Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jason L. Carter, a radio chief, attempted suicide. Today, he stands as a survivor, crisis response counselor...

Lt. Gen. Thomas Vandal presents coins to the Eighth Army Band after a concert in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 17, 2017. (EDWARD RANDOLPH/U.S ARMY)

Thomas Vandal, former commander of Eighth Army and 2nd ID, dies

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — A former commander of the Eighth Army and 2nd Infantry Division died Sunday after a battle with cancer.

Retired...

U.S. Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Commander of United Nations Command, discusses the current land mine removal efforts ongoing at Arrowhead Hill in the Demilitarized Zone with Republic of Korea Army personnel. (PHOTO BY UNITED NATIONS COMMAND)

Top commander in Korea shows support for land mine removal in DMZ

The top U.S. commander in South Korea offered his “full support” for the inter-Korean removal of land mines from the no man’s land that bisects...

Army recruits visit MacDill Air Force Base during a recruiting event held Oct. 17, 2014. The service is taking a different approach to updating its recruiting and marketing tactics.  U.S. ARMY

Army targets young Americans in new ways for recruiting

WASHINGTON — Recruiters armed with new marketing campaigns and technology will target cities where the Army has struggled to engage potential...

The five exhibition halls at this year’s Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting and expo form a maze of the latest tech, weaponry and prototypes. So we scoured dozens of booths Monday and found a few cool gadgets that soldiers would love to get their hands on.  Caitlin M. Kenney/Stars and Stripes

5 coolest gadgets showcased at AUSA's meeting

WASHINGTON — The five exhibition halls at this year’s Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting and expo form a maze of the latest technology,...

Sgt. 1st Class Sean Acosta, center, the U.S. Army's 2018 NCO of the Year poses with Army Vice Chief of Staff James McConville, left, and Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey, right, on Oct. 8, 2018, at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting in Washington, D.C.  COURTESY OF AUSA NEWS

Army names 2018 soldier, NCO of the year

An Army Ranger and a civil affairs specialist took first place in this year’s Best Warrior competition, earning recognition as the Army’s soldier...

Navy mom's tweet makes #HimToo mockery go viral

The mom of Navy veteran Pieter Hanson took to Twitter on Saturday, making #HimToo trend, but perhaps not for reasons she might have imagined....

Spc. Frankline Tonui crosses the finish line ahead of Army Sgt. Evans Kirwa, taking first place at the 2018 Army Ten-Miler held in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. MICHAEL S. DARNELL/STARS AND STRIPES

Army runners come up big at 34th annual Ten-Miler

ARLINGTON, Va. — Army runners once again showed up strong at the service’s premiere race event, taking the top spots in both the men’s and women’s...

Foreign visitors to Busan are looking for new attractions

Recent statistics show that foreign visitors to Busan are looking for new attractions when visiting the city.

The top five tourist...

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