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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 enrollment period...

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abdul Rahman Gaitan, an 821st Contingency Response Squadron aerial porter at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., has become the first Airman to be granted a religious accommodation for a shaving waiver based on his Muslim faith.  LILIANA MORENO/U.S. AIR FORCE

Air Force grants first beard waiver to Muslim airman

WASHINGTON — The Air Force has quietly approved a request by a Muslim airman to grow a beard, marking the service’s first such religious...

How to eat healthy for the holidays

Halloween candy, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pies, apple crisp, roast beef and Christmas cookies are all...
Kadeezia (kitten)

Pet of the week: Kadeezia

I look an awful lot like Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon, don’t I? But I’m just a cute little 8 week old girl kitty ready for some fun!...

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 become one of...

Independent Guåhan’s General Assembly will discuss Bhutan as a country model for sustainable development Nov. 29

For Immediate Release, November 20, 2018 
 
Independent Guåhan (IG) invites the public to attend its November General...
Marines with November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion wait to have their uniforms examined by fitters at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Nov. 9, 2018.  TYLER HLAVAC/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

Company of female Marines are first to graduate in new dress blues

A company of Marines became the first to graduate in the service’s new female blue dress uniforms Friday at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris...

Chief Petty Officer Jaime Kalaw disciplines a recruit during a recent boot camp at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.  COURTESY OF U.S. NAVY

‘Making a Sailor’ documentary reveals what boot camp is like in modern-day Navy

People who think the Navy may have gone soft on new recruits can see the tough training that goes on at a modern boot camp via a new documentary...

Photo caption: Errol Alegre, Jr., Prepaid Product Specialist at IT&E, presents 30,000 United MileagePlus miles to Vester Leon Gross, the final Guam winner of the IT&E Explore Your World Million Mile Giveaway. Prepaid subscribers received an entry into the giveaway each time they activated a $10 or $20 prepaid load card.

Final winners announced in the IT&E Explore Your World Million Mile Giveaway

HARMON, Guam -- After 16 weeks of giveaways, IT&E has awarded the final winners of the IT&E Explore Your World Million Mile Giveaway....

Hagåtña, Guam (Nov. 15, 2018) - German Sailors’ headstones stand at the U.S. Naval Cemetery in Hagȧtña Nov. 15. Seven Sailors aboard Cormoran II, a German naval ship docked in Guam’s Apra Harbor during World War I, lost their lives during an explosion and were buried at the cemetery. (U.S. Navy photo by Alana Chargualaf)

SMS Cormoran II Sailors honored during Wreath Laying Ceremony

ASAN, Guam (Nov. 15, 2018) - Flag officers and civilian leadership participating in the annual German Chief of Defense capstone course joined Guam...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Mortensen

Ashland works with Army, AF, USMC to support CNMI

Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) worked with 254th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED...

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 inclusive of...

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