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U.S. servicemembers walk down the main street of The Ville, the entertainment district just outside the front gate of Camp Casey in South Korea. Four U.S. soldiers were injured on March 16, 2013, in a brawl that involved a knife and baseball bat. (Photo by Jon Rabiroff/Stars and Stripes)

US soldier, Korean bar owner sentenced for roles in St. Pat's Day brawl

A U.S. soldier was sentenced Wednesday to an 18-month suspended jail term and three years of probation for wielding a baseball bat in a brawl...

Life, Liberty and BBQ

There are few things Americans like better than firing up the grill and having a family barbecue. This is especially true on the Fourth of July,...

Meeting your child's special needs

Hello military community,

As military families are aware, family life in the military is no easy task. Especially if you have children while...

DOD Helps Military Families Avoid Money Scams

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 – While dodging financial scams seem to have become a part of life, Defense Department officials have measures to protect...

Soldier accused of assaulting S. Korean taxi driver

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police are investigating allegations that a drunk U.S. soldier assaulted a taxi driver in Seoul on Sunday....

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 81 maneuvers over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during an air power demonstration in June 2011. Navy jets will face reduced readiness due to sequestration cutting flying and training hours, critics say. (Photo by James R. Evans/U.S. Navy)

In most cases, sequester's impact not living up to alarms

WASHINGTON — Before "sequestration" took effect, the Obama administration issued specific — and alarming — predictions about what it would bring....

US lawmakers getting involved in civilians' housing benefit fight

STUTTGART, Germany — Some U.S. lawmakers are urging the Defense Department to restore housing allowance and cancel the debts of nearly 700...

A Japanese worker brushes away dirt from one of 16 barrels unearthed in Okinawa City on June 13, 2103. The city called for Tokyo to investigate for Agent Orange, but manufacturer Dow Chemical Company denied the drums contained the herbicide. (Photo courtesy of Okinawa City)

Barrels found on Okinawa did not contain Agent Orange, Dow Chemical says

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Dow Chemical Co. said Friday that, despite local fears, barrels unearthed from former U.S. Air Force land on Okinawa did...

Soldiers line up after exiting four Strykers brought to South Korea for the annual Foal Eagle/Key Resolve live-fire drills near the Demilitarized Zone in March of 2011. Jon Rabiroff/Stars and Stripes

US, S. Korea start talks next week on divvying up troop expenses

SEOUL — The U.S. and South Korea will begin negotiations next week on how much each country will pay for the upkeep of American troops on the...

David Baker, 24, center, of Phoenix, Arizona, celebrates outside the Supreme Court after hearing that the Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Pete Marovich/MCT

Supreme Court strikes down DOMA; Hagel promises benefits ASAP

WASHINGTON — Gay military couples could soon have access to the same benefits as their heterosexual counterparts with today’s Supreme Court...

Mix it up

BUSAN, South Korea -- If you’re an expat DJ looking to get your name out there for your turntable tricks, Busan’s English radio station, BeFM,...

Sometimes emotions just have to wait

Hello Military Community,

As I sit here typing today and wonder what to write, the thought foremost in my mind is, “I don’t have time today...

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