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Forecast track shows Soulik putting U.S. bases on Korea’s west coast in its sights for a Thursday visit.  NOAA.GOV
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Typhoon Soulik could hit Korean Peninsula Thursday morning

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August 20, 2018
1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, Japan time: Fleet Activities Sasebo has directed Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness 3 for Sasebo Naval Base and its properties. Destructive winds of...
Military veterans Donna and Adam Porras operate Recovery Forge, a bladesmithing program that’s offered as free therapy for veterans, servicemembers, first responders and their families, through the newly revamped Military in the Arts Initiative at Workhouse in Lorton, Va.  Michael S. Darnell/Stars and Stripes
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Forging ahead: Bladesmithing gives troops, vets and caregivers a chance to bond, heal

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August 20, 2018
LORTON, Va. — At the Workhouse Arts Center 20 miles outside downtown Washington, Army Sgt.
In an Aug. 11, 2018 file photo, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Travis McIver stands a lookout watch aboard the USS Essex during search and rescue operations for a missing Marine assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).  CHANDLER HARRELL/U.S. NAVY
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Marine who went overboard the USS Essex is declared dead

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August 20, 2018
A Marine missing since Aug. 9 after going overboard an amphibious-assault ship near the Philippines has been identified and declared dead.
A member of the Okinawa-based III Marine Expeditionary Force Band performs a solo during a concert late last month on Guam. (CAMERON PARKS/U.S. MARINE CORPS)
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Okinawa-based Marines attempt to win hearts and minds through music

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August 18, 2018
HAGATNA, Guam — Members of the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band aren’t your typical Marines.
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Six provisions of the 2019 NDAA that could impact your wallet

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August 18, 2018
WASHINGTON – Servicemembers will see a rash of changes with the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that could impact their pocketbooks, especially if companion legislation to...
Air Force dress blues may shed their corporate look for a service uniform that reflects the service's heritage as Air Force leaders eye uniform changes. (MICHAEL ABRAMS/STARS AND STRIPES)
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New Air Force dress blues may draw on service’s heritage

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August 18, 2018
The Air Force may follow suit with the Army by adopting a dress uniform that reflects its history.