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Army relocating chemical warfare battalion to South Korea

WASHINGTON — A chemical warfare battalion will soon move from the United States to South Korea, beefing up the U.S. military’s capabilities in a...

Air Force lodging rates increase

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas - After four years without a rate increase, Air Force lodging rates went up Oct. 1.

The increase...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Declan Barnes/Released

SECDEF Releases Voting Guidance

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of Defense Leon M. Panetta released the following message Oct. 5.

"On November 6th, Americans will have...

Mobile Devices Bring Sesame Street’s Message of Resilience

Lynn Chwatsky has been overseeing the Sesame Workshop’s initiatives with military families since 2006.

When we think about the challenges...
Kim Jung-ho, Vice president of market committee

Korea’s dying markets

Editor's note: When you're out exploring a new country, it's always nice to know a little history behind things. So here's some good info on...

Sorting out benefit transfers, GI Bill eligibility

Hello Military Community,

This week I would like to highlight some of the emails that I have received in the event it may answer...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionBeginning this month, Soldiers in the United States can purchase new Army Combat Uniforms treated with insect repellent that will help fight insect-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease and West Nile Virus, which are transmitted by ticks.

Insect-repelling ACUs now available to all Soldiers

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Oct. 1, 2012) -- Factory-treated, insect-repelling Army Combat Uniforms that until now were issued only to Soldiers...

Family Matters Blog: Family Panel Addresses Exceptional Issues

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 – Recently I had the opportunity to serve on a Defense Department advisory panel dealing with special needs issues across...

Roth Contributions to Open to All Active-duty Troops

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2012 – Beginning Oct. 1, 2012, active-duty members of the Army, Navy and Air Force will be able to contribute to the Roth...

Batter up! Take a swing at winning a $500 gift certificate

Think you know baseball?  Then take your turn at bat in the Stars and Stripes Baseball Trivia Challenge, running now through October 7th.  Test...

Special Report: Don't Miss the Vote

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2012 - Learn more about absentee voting options in this American Forces Press Service special report, including how to use...

Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colo., meet with Jeannette Kennedy, left, and Wendy Johnson, right, from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center at Natick, Mass., to provide their input about items in combat rations and to try out new prototype menu items. U.S. Army photo by David Kamm

Natick Center Strives to Improve Combat Ration Quality, Taste

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 – The Meal, Ready to Eat could go the way of the World War II-era C-ration and spinoffs of it that the MRE replaced...

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