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3 tips to strengthen your long-distance relationship

Relationships can be complex. Add distance to the equation, and it’s even more challenging than before. Sudden deployments, changing duty...

Winter Wellness Tips

Cold weather can take a toll on the body, especially for those who suffer from chronic aches and pains. Whether the cause of your pain is due to...

Beating the winter blues

Jill Cowart is no stranger to military moves. Married to a senior-level military officer, she and her family have made several major PCS moves...

Basketball: Daegu’s Turner just misses quintuple double

CAMP WALKER, South Korea – Dai’Ja Turner was already piling up huge numbers this season for Daegu’s girls basketball team. But Friday’s...

Robert D. Edgren's Riley Palfy and fellow transfers Chauncey Williams, Quan Thompson and Amos Alsvig, hit the road for the first time this season playing at Zama on Friday and Saturday.  MICHAEL K. ATKINSON/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Boys Basketball: New-look Eagles are soaring so far this season

After a 2-22 season a year ago, Robert D. Edgren’s boys basketball team finds itself at 5-0, including a DODEA-Japan best 4-0 thus far.

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Geometry students use a rope to show how to calculate a triangle during class at Naples High School near Naples, Italy. The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to increase class sizes in its middle and high schools next year, a decision that would reduce staff by about 300.  SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES

DODEA schools to increase average class sizes, shed 300 jobs in bid to free up funds

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to increase average class sizes in its middle and high schools next...

Gimme that ball! Daegu's Dai'Ja Turner and Humphreys' Maria Bruch scrap for the ball during Saturday's Korea girls basketball game. Daegu came from behind to beat humphreys 48-44.  MARY SARANTAKES/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Too much Turner for Blackhawks in first loss

CAMP WALKER, South Korea – A strong dose of inside presence in the second half from Dai’Ja Turner helped Daegu’s girls basketball team win a...

Attendees at the Student Veterans of America National Convention in Orlando, Fla., watch as Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie addresses them by a remote feed. Wilkie was to have attended in person, but canceled earlier in the week due to the partial government shutdown, the VA said. (NIKKI WENTLING/STARS AND STRIPES)

Wilkie promises student veterans GI Bill payment delays are high priority for VA

ORLANDO, Fla. – Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie addressed a group of some 2,000 student veterans Friday to discuss a year...

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Francisco Vega, the materiel readiness noncommissioned officer for the 300th Sustainment Brigade, speaks to soldiers from the Jordan Armed Forces about the U.S. Army's method of instruction taught in the Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course, Dec. 16, 2018, at the Jordanian noncommissioned officer academy near the Joint Training Center, Jordan. The focus of the classroom discussion is to compare best practices each force uses in military education. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Adam Parent)

Soldiers share best practices, improve teaching capabilities

JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Jordan -- Soldiers from the 157th Military Engagement Team, Wisconsin Army National Guard, and the 300th Sustainment...

Brig. Gen. Ronald Jolly Sr., 82nd Training Wing commander, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, engages with students attending a panel discussion on ‘Leading the Air Force Family’ during a Leader Development Course for Squadron Command session, Nov. 5, 2018, at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Along with Jolly, the panel consisted of a wing command chief, squadron commander and first sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by William Birchfield)

Air University’s new leader development course helps squadron commanders ‘thrive’

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (AFNS) -- Air University’s newest course will help future squadron commanders thrive – not just survive – in command...

In a September 6, 2018 file photo, Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Darien Whitfield takes the Navy-wide 1st Class advancement exam on the mess decks of the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham. The lead-up to the exam is going to get easier, thanks to the automation of the enlisted advancement worksheet. (JONATHAN CLAY/U.S. NAVY)

Navy will automate enlisted advancement worksheets for promotion-eligible sailors

The Navy has announced the automation of enlisted advancement worksheets, the first step for promotion-eligible sailors before an exam.

The...

Gavin Kisby, a student at Stuttgart High School, earned all 137 Boy Scout merit badges earlier this year. While the Scouts don't keep official track of those who have achieved the feat, it is widely regarded in Scout circles as extremely rare.  JOHN VANDIVER/STARS AND STRIPES

Stuttgart student marks rare achievement after earning every merit badge the Scouts offer

STUTTGART, Germany — When 17-year-old Gavin Kisby moved to the military community here at the start of the school year, he had one piece of...

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