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The Zentz family, from left, Jordon, Mikayla, Jeff, April and Jaaron, in 2014. Army Sgt. Maj. Jeff Zentz has deployed six times in the last 10 years, and his sons were deployed at the same time he was in 2017. Courtesy photo

Family's support makes difference through multiple deployments

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Six times in the last 10 years, Sgt. Maj. Jeff Zentz has deployed with his Ohio Army National Guard units. Zentz’s most recent...

Take Command of your health

Five tips to improve men's health

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — June is Men’s Health Month. This month-long observance is an opportunity for men to take command of their health. Taking...
President Donald Trump has stunned the Korean Peninsula by announcing the stoppage of U.S.-South Korean annual war games that have long been defended as defensive and vital by the allies. (June 12, 2018)  Associated Press

US suspends military drills with South Korea in surprise overture to North

SINGAPORE — The United States will freeze war games with South Korea during nuclear negotiations with the North, President Donald Trump said...

Bert Gillott, a U.S. Army Africa protocol officer who served more than 20 years in the Air Force under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, has been a motivating force in U.S. Army Garrison Italy's recognition of LGBT Pride month in June. He will host a discussion on Wednesday featuring LGBT soldiers, civilians and students.  NANCY MONTGOMERY/STARS AND STRIPES

One year after LGBT pride event curtailment at Vicenza, soldiers will take the stage

VICENZA, Italy — When most of U.S. Army Garrison Italy’s first-ever gay pride event was canceled last year after some parents complained they didn...

Happy birthday! Commissaries honor Army’s 243 years of service

FORT LEE, Va. – As the U.S. Army marks its 243rd anniversary on June 14, it’s also significant to note that the history of American soldiers goes...

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.  EVAN VUCCI/AP

Trump, Kim make history with first-ever US-N.Korean summit

SINGAPORE — Starting with a handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Tuesday as they began their...

U.S. Army soldiers from the 501st Sustainment Brigade and 6th Ordinance Battalion search for remains with the Chilgok Battalion, ROKA 50th Infantry Division at Hill 487, in Chilgok, South Korea, May 14, 2014. The area was a fierce battlefield during the Korean War.  JOEL CHANGHOON LEE/U.S. ARMY

Veterans group urges Trump to push North Korea for recovery of Korean War-era remains

WASHINGTON — One nationwide veterans organization hopes when President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, he’ll...

Starting in July, LinkedIn will provide spouses one year of free membership to LinkedIn Premium, which offers job seekers more search tools and online courses.  LINKEDIN

LinkedIn to give free premium membership to military spouses

WASHINGTON — LinkedIn, a career-focused social media network, announced Monday that it would give free job-searching resources to military spouses...

A soldier from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division trains last year at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in Paju, South Korea.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES

What’s next for US troops in S. Korea? A look at possible scenarios

SINGAPORE — U.S. troops may not be on the table during Tuesday’s summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but...

Sailors and Marines aboard USS Arlington (LPD 24) man the rails upon entry into New York City to celebrate Fleet Week New YorK on May 23, 2018. A recent proposal for the next defense policy plan would add 15,600 new servicemembers, to include 7,500 new sailors and 100 Marines.  JAKE STANLEY/U.S. NAVY

CBO: Defense plan will direct $709 billion for pay raises, higher troop levels and new weapons

WASHINGTON — A proposal for the next massive defense policy plan would authorize $709 billion to fund a long list of initiatives from pay raises...

Military Police investigate the site of a fatal car crash outside Gate 13 at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

American family on way to graduation involved in fatal crash outside Yongsan

SEOUL, South Korea — An American family headed to a high school graduation ceremony on Yongsan Garrison was struck by tragedy on Saturday when...

The Air Force has changed its parental-leave policy to give airmen and their families more options for time off after the birth or adoption of a child. (RYAN BROOKS/U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

New Air Force parental-leave policy intends to provide more flexibility

The Air Force has changed its parental-leave policy to give airmen and their families more options for time off after the birth or adoption of a...

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