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Retired military dog Emra was brought home to the United States from Korea, where she had been serving, and delivered into the arms of her former handler, Adam Wylie.  AMERICAN HUMANE

Air Force veteran tearfully reunites with military dog after years apart

Adam Wylie had tears in his eyes when he greeted the new addition to his family, a military working dog he spent two years with at Osan Air Base...

World War II troops on the firing line with their .45 caliber pistols.  NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

Own a piece of military history: M1911s available for purchase

AUSTIN, Texas — In 1993, then-Pfc. Sean Lamphere received an M1911 pistol as part of the 11th Engineer Battalion at Fort Stewart in Georgia. It...

Photos by Joely Santiago

Bibimbap Bliss

The best place to get the best of anything is at the source. You want the best pasta? Go to Italy! You’re looking for the best pad thai? Visit...
Similar to physical health, mental health requires regular care. Mental health is as critical as physical health to mission readiness. Therefore, it’s just as important to invest in your mental health as it is your physical health. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Assess your mental wellness during Mental Health Awareness Month

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — You likely spend time and energy on improving your physical health. Do you do the same when it comes to your mental health?...
Chris Vaia, vice commander American Legion Post 38 talks to a JROTC cadet at Yanghwajin Cemetery in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 28, 2018.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES

Americans, South Koreans pay Memorial Day respects

SEOUL, South Korea – Americans and South Koreans paid respects Monday to 28 fallen U.S. servicemembers buried at a foreigner cemetery in Seoul....

Service representatives march at the start of the Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. on May 28, 2018.  MEREDITH TIBBETTS/STARS AND STRIPES

A day of remembrance in the nation's capital

WASHINGTON — As dawn broke over the nation’s capital, hundreds of men and women, from all walks of life, were readying monuments to wars past and...

Trump issues orders aimed at weakening civil-service protections

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is using recent changes at the Department of Veterans Affairs as a blueprint to make it easier to fire...

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to reporters in the inaugural "Showcasing Lethality Series," a weekly Pentagon briefing in which enlisted members describe their roles in defending the nation, May 25, 2018. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique Pineiro)

Enlisted Force is Military’s Greatest Advantage, Chairman’s Enlisted Advisor Says

WASHINGTON -- The highest-ranking enlisted leader in the U.S. military lauded the enlisted force as the military’s “greatest competitive advantage...

DoD Official: U.S. Military Continues ‘High State of Vigilance’ in Korea

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military continues its “maximum pressure campaign” in regard to North Korea, and U.S. forces on the Korean Peninsula are “...

The Air Force identified the deceased as Airman 1st Class Bradley G. Hale, 20, who was deployed to Guam from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. (U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO)

Preliminary hearing held for accused in March stabbing death of airman in Guam

Barksdale Air Force Base colonel is reviewing preliminary evidence to determine whether Airman 1st Class Isaiah Edwards should stand trial in the...

Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez (U.S. NAVY)

Former USS John S. McCain commander pleads guilty in plea deal, will retire

WASHINGTON — The commander of the USS John S. McCain when it collided with a commercial tanker last year in the Straits of Singapore pleaded...

Military community shares stories in Chicken Soup book

The USO has many programs as part of its mission to strengthen U.S. service members by keeping them connected to their family. One of those that...

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