2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division leadership and ROK Army Soldiers pose for a photo during a ‘Transition Week’ trip to the Korean Joint Security Area July 11. Transition Week consists of seminars for division leadership to build a shared understanding of training, operations and logistical standards to establish a common operating picture. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Pak, Chin U., 2ID/RUCD Public Affairs)

A concept isn’t enough


Maj. Gen. D. Scott McKean, commanding general, 2ID/RUCD, and Command Sgt. Maj. Phil K. Barretto, hosted ‘Transition Week,’ July 10-...

Veterans who are eligible for a refund for taxes paid on their disability severance payment can submit a 1040X Amended U.S. Individual Tax Return for their reimbursement. Army Lt. Col. David Dulaney, the executive director for the Armed Forces Tax Council, said the Defense Department has identified more than 130,000 veterans who may be eligible for the refund. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando

Eligible veterans can seek refund for taxes on disability severance payment

WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department has identified more than 130,000 veterans who may be eligible for a refund for taxes paid on...
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (July 13, 2018) Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks with Sailors and Marines during an All Hands Call in Seoul. Spencer’s visit highlights the ironclad partnership between the U.S. and ROK Navies and is part of a broader visit to the Indo-Pacific region. (Photo by Seaman William Carlisle)

SECNAV visits US, ROK leaders in Seoul


SEOUL, Republic of Korea – Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer visited U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) civilian and military...

Dining out prices rise highest in Busan, Korea


Prices for dining out at restaurants in Busan have risen the highest in the country according to recent statistics released by the...

Troops deploying overseas without a passport could run into problems


VICENZA, Italy — A Vicenza-based soldier recently taking a bus trip to Croatia was denied entry at the Slovenia border because he...

Brendan McCord, the head of machine learning at Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, discusses artificial intelligence and how it can transform the Defense Department during a Defense Innovation Board meeting at DIUx headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., July 11, 2018. (DoD photo)

‘Exciting, Crucial’ Time in AI Development, Official Tells Innovation Board


WASHINGTON -- Artificial intelligence is a strategic priority for the Defense Department that could transform the way the...

Medically assisted treatment for opioid use can break the cycle of addiction.

There is hope


The United States is in the middle of an opioid overdose epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

Marine Corps Cpl. Alex Bayouth pauses beside the barbed wire of an internment camp on Tinian to give a native child some candy during World War II. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps History Division)

WWII Marine-Turned John Wayne Stunt Double Was Friday 13th’s Jason, Too

From storming the beach of Iwo Jima as a Marine to performing as a stuntman for more than 60 years in movies such as “Friday the...
Passengers wait in line at a ticket counter at Naha Airport's domestic terminal, Aug. 9, 2006. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Camp Schwab Marine arrested at airport on Okinawa after bullet found in luggage


CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Camp Schwab Marine was arrested after a rifle bullet was found in his bag at Naha Airport, Japanese police...


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