WASHINGTON (Dec. 21, 2017) - A graphic for stories about the Department of Defense Blended Retirement System. (U.S. Navy graphic/Released)

Blended Retirement System enrollment period ends Dec. 31


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy issued a reminder to Sailors eligible to opt-in to the Blended Retirement System (BRS) that the BRS...

How to eat healthy for the holidays

Halloween candy, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pies, apple crisp, roast beef and Christmas cookies...

Be prepared for Cyber Monday shopping

The Monday after Thanksgiving is no longer a time to lounge around and eat leftover turkey sandwiches. Cyber Monday has quickly...

Korean traditional full-course meals for every special occassion

If you’ve sampled Korean culture without a traditional Korean meal, it’s about time to try hanjeongsik, a wide variety of Korean...

Deadline for shipping holiday gifts nears

The holiday season is nearly upon us and ‘tis the season when postal officials urge military postal service users to...

Get rid of your Winter Blues-Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the seasons’ change and the nights draw in, we’re greeted with the end of another year. While many look forward to the...
The controversial motto on the Department of Veterans Affairs headquarters in Washington, D.C. (STARS AND STRIPES)

Two House lawmakers launch new effort to make VA motto gender inclusive


WASHINGTON – A pair of House lawmakers introduced legislation Friday to alter the Department of Veterans Affairs motto to be more...

The Army is investigating hazing and bullying allegations made by a 1st Infantry Division soldier.

'I thought he was going to kill me': Army investigating Fort Riley soldier’s abuse allegations


The Army is investigating a Fort Riley soldier’s claims he was subjected to physical punishment that left him seriously injured and...

Master Sgt. Nicholas Vollweiler was stabbed to death at his home near Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 9, 2018. (SETH ROBSON/STARS AND STRIPES)

Airman stabbed to death near Yokota remembered in emotional ceremony


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — An airman who died in an off-base stabbing last week was honored with a ceremony hosted Friday by fellow...


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