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Servio Medina from the Cyber Policy Branch of the Defense Health Agency speaks at DHITS 2018 on the need for exercising cyber fitness practices in today's technology driven life.

Cyber fitness is everyone's responsibility today

Taking care of our physical self and personal hygiene – working out, eating well, and washing up – is a normal part of our daily lives. If we put...

A shopper passes Ritz crackers displayed on an aisle of the main commissary, July 26, 2018, at the U.S. Navy base in Naples, Italy. Most Ritz Bits and Ritz Sandwiches were recalled because of salmonella concerns. They are part of a list of recently recalled commissary items.  SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES

Some Ritz crackers, bottled water pulled from commissaries

Commissaries have pulled bottled water and some foods in the past week because of bacterial contamination or impurities that could be unsafe for...

Airmen, their families and retirees prepare to enter the Commissary Feb. 27, 2014, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. A House-Senate conference committee accepted House language to open base stores and services, starting in 2020, to any veteran with a service-connected disability, as well as to Purple Heart and Medal of Honor recipients, former prisoners of war and veteran caregivers.  REVOR RHYNES/U.S. AIR FORCE

Retiree Tricare hikes rejected; disabled vets to shop on base

A House-Senate conference committee tasked with ironing out differences in separate versions of the defense authorization bill has rejected Senate...

Postal rate hike doubles costs for many packages sent to troops overseas

In January, Dave Silver logged onto the U.S. Postal Service’s online portal for calculating postage for Priority Mail packages.

As...

This photo was posted on a GoFundMe page for the family of Airman 1st Class Mikhahael Ragay, who suffered a severe heat injury during training at Osan Air Base, South Korea. COURTESY OF LOGAN PALMER

Osan airman hospitalized for serious heat illness suffered during ruck march

A South Korea-based airman who collapsed during a ruck march is among thousands hospitalized from a heat wave that has claimed...

Stay covered after age 21 with TRICARE Young Adult

Have you recently graduated from college, but you haven’t found your dream job yet? Or did you just turn 21, and you’re not enrolled in college...

How to keep fit and healthy on the road

Even the most disciplined exercisers face fitness hurdles when traveling: from varied schedules to unhealthy foods to the lack of fitness...
GARDEN CITY, New York (Sept. 15, 2017) Chief Aviation Electrician's Mate Joseph Milbouer, assigned to Navy Recruiting District New York and a native of Brooklyn, New York, having his anchors pinned on by his wife and son during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony at the Cradle of Aviation Museum. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Released)

Navy Releases 2018 Personal and Professional Choices Survey Results

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The 2018 Personal and Professional Choices Survey results were released by the Chief of Naval Personnel's office of...

William Evans says his father and namesake was a mining engineer who acted as an adviser to the U.S. military in Seoul when the Korean War broke out. He was captured by the North Koreans and died alongside U.S. soldiers imprisoned by a brutal commander known as “The Tiger.” (COURTESY OF WILLIAM EVANS)

American man seeks return of his civilian father’s remains from N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — The list of American civilians lost in North Korea during the 1950-53 war is short. Just seven names, compared with more than...

Members of the Japan Self-Defense Force prepare a ladder used to help a team lower in the water to investigate a nearby ship during Pacific Shield 2018. (ALLEN ONSTOTT/STARS AND STRIPES)

US, Japan and South Korea practice investigating ships for WMD material

ABOARD THE JS MURASAME — Sailors from the destroyer USS Milius joined Japanese and South Korean forces in a practice search for weapons of mass...

OCS Heritage Center proposed for Fort Benning Museum

Tampa, Florida -- The U. S. Army Officer Candidate Schools Alumni Association (USOCSAA) announced plans to build a Heritage Center that will be...

Retired Rear Adm. Alene Duerk, the first woman to rise to admiral in the U.S. Navy died Saturday, June 21, 2018. Duerk spent her career in the Navy’s nursing corps, serving during three major wars and eventually rising to the Navy’s top nurse position. She was 98 years old.  U.S. NAVY

First woman promoted to Navy admiral dies at 98

WASHINGTON — The first woman to rise to admiral in the Navy died Saturday, just more than 46 years after her groundbreaking promotion into the...

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