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2,000 volunteers have already dropped out of the PyeongChang Olympics

Some 2,000 unpaid volunteers for the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics have dropped out, amid rising complaints over their poor working...

A service member looks at a fitness app on his smartphone at the Pentagon, Feb. 1, 2018. The Defense Department is concerned about a “possible vulnerability” of the use of GPS-enabled electronic devices after a Strava heat map showed the routes of exercise enthusiasts who used the app to track their fitness activities, including at military installations worldwide. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Safety of DoD Members, Families Drives Electronic Device Review, Official Says

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2018 — The safety and security of Defense Department members and their families is Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ top...

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, meets with Navy Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, at Pacom headquarters at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Feb. 1, 2018. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

Joint Chiefs Chairman Begins Visit to Indo-Pacific Region

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii, Feb. 2, 2018 — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived here yesterday, beginning another trip to...

Air Force selects 875 in CY17C captains quarterly selection process

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force selected 875 first lieutenants for promotion to captain during the 2017C Captain...

 Photo: Tteokguk, traditional Korean food eaten on Seollal

Celebrating Seollal in Korea: Glimpse of local New Year’s customs

Seollal (Lunar New Year; first day of the lunar calendar) is one of the most celebrated national holidays in Korea. While many observe Sinjeong (...

Poems about Black History

Editor’s Note: Here are some poems from military spouse Latorial Faison. Read more about Latorial in a spotlight section below her...

Heart Health Month: Stopping the number-one killer

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — As a cardiologist, the overall health of my patients is my priority and heart health a major focus. Cardiovascular disease,...

Medics from the 173rd Airborne Brigade load a patient who received treatment at the battalion aide station onto a MEDEVAC helicopter from C/1-214 Aviation Brigade at Grafenwohr, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. John Hall)

Army launches new Expeditionary Combat Medic course

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A frantic call for a medic rings out from the front of the convoy. The unit had just started a patrol when an IED exploded in...

Eighth Army updates its standards book, the Blue Book, on Feb. 1, 2018. Changes include updates to the dress policy to align with Army Regulation 670-1. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

8th Army makes changes to blue book

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea - Big changes are approved for the Eighth Army Blue Book. The changes, dated January 5, 2018, align with recent...

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DoD’s Network Defense Headquarters Achieves Full Operational Capability

FORT MEADE, Md., Jan. 31, 2018 — The U.S. Cyber Command component responsible for securing, operating and defending the Defense Department’s...

President Trump delivers the State of the Union address to Congress, Jan. 30, 2018. (Photo Credit: White House photo)

Trump calls for ending budget sequester, bolstering defense in State of the Union

WASHINGTON -- The United States faces myriad dangers from rogue regimes and global competitors, and the nation must have a strong defense to...

Air Force releases results of CY17D Central Selection Board

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force has selected 467 active-duty officers for promotion to colonel in the Chaplain,...

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