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Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to airmen attending an Air Force Element Senior Enlisted Leader Conference at the Pentagon, April 4, 2018. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann

Troxell: NCOs must keep growing, learning, setting example

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2018 — Noncommissioned officers have to keep growing, have to keep learning and have to keep setting the example for the...

Families that walk together talk together

If your family bonding time is spent within an alien-like glow (from the TVs and computer screens in front of your faces), and only your thumbs...
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Maryam Treece, 20th Public Affairs Detachment

2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division Best Warrior Competition: Day 2

The 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division Best Warrior competitors faced off at 5 a.m. on Day 2 starting with an Army Physical Fitness...

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Department of Defense defines child abuse as any type of physical, emotional and sexual, or neglectful actions or omissions on the part of a child’s caregiver. Child abuse prevention is the responsibility of everyone and any suspected abuse must be reported. Child abuse, without the proper support, can last a lifetime. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Kelcey Seymour)

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Do your part to stop the cycle

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – Child abuse is an ongoing battle everyone must help fight so children can grow up healthy, happy and safe.


Making May 8 Parent's Day public holiday under consideration

A “Golden Weekend” is under consideration by the Korean government, which would make a four day weekend at the beginning of May.


A 10-bed Expeditionary Medical Support Hospital (EMEDS+10) set up at the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity testing facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland. AFMESA tests medical devices to ensure they will work in the field and survive the rigors of deployment. Many devices tested by AFMESA are used in EMEDS facilities, making it a critical testing location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shireen Bedi)

Air Force lab puts medical devices through their paces

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — “We break stuff,” said Air Force Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter, chief of the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, showing...

Sailors take the E-6 advancement exam aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Arabian Gulf, March 1, 2018. Note: photo has been edited for security purposes by blurring test pages. VICTORIA FOLEY/U.S. NAVY

New pretest required before sailors can sit for advancement exam

Come September 2019, sailors will have to pass an online military knowledge test in order to take the E-4, E-5 and E-6 advancement exams.


South Korean civilian employees working on U.S. bases rally near U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul in 2016 amid fears about job losses and benefits as most American forces prepare to relocate to regional hubs south of Seoul.  KIM GAMEL/STARS AND STRIPES

US military to cut 245 S. Korean jobs as forces move south

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. military will cut about 245 South Korean jobs by the end of September as garrisons shrink with the long-delayed...

2ID/RUCD CSM Phil K. Barretto provides a motivational speech in front of Best Warrior Competition participants before the beginning of the event at Camp Hovey, April 9. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Hyung Bin Mun, 2ID/RUCD Public Affairs)

2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division Best Warrior Competition

Soldiers from every brigade competed during the first day of The 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division's week-long Best Warrior...

A POW/MIA "Missing Man" table display set for POW/MIA Recognition Day 2010 at Camp Delaram II's dining facility in Afghanistan.  BARRY MORRIS/U.S. MARINE CORPS

Navy investigates after Bible was included in Okinawa POW/MIA display

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The Navy has launched an investigation after a Bible was included in a POW/MIA “Missing Man” table display at U.S. Naval...

A small fire broke out near the hospital at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Monday, April 9, 2018.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES

No injuries reported after construction fire at Osan Air Base

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — No injuries were reported after a blaze broke out Monday at the home of the 7th Air Force in South Korea.


Dominos and Kyochon Chicken raising prices

Dominos Pizza and Kyochon Chicken are both raising prices citing rising costs.

The popular American pizza chain announced on its website...