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Get to know Guam’s tree of life

Often referred to as "The Tree of Life," the coconut tree, called trongkon niyok in Chamorro, is the most used of all native plants on Guam....
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Suicide Prevention Month: Don’t be afraid to act

Asking questions can feel awkward but, if asking two simple questions could help save a person’s life, would you do it? Suicide is complex and...

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Thomas Duval

Soldier amputees have options for continued service

ARLINGTON, Va. — Thanks to advances in modern medicine and the availability of sturdier prosthetics, soldiers who are able to redeploy after...
This combination of the May 26, 2018 provided May 27, 2018, by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during their meeting at the northern side of the Panmunjom in North Korea.  SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENTIAL BLUE HOUSE/YONHAP VIA AP

S. Korean president looks forward to ‘heart-to-heart talks’ during summit with Kim Jong Un

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he expects to have “heart-to-heart talks” during his summit with North Korean...

Ancient Chamorro medicine making

Because of the biological nature of our bodies, people get sick, and people die. Illness and death are a part of life. However, people are not...
File photo of ships steaming in formation during exercise Valiant Shield 2016. (Photo by U.S. Navy File photo)

Joint U.S. Forces Team for Exercise Valiant Shield 2018

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - U.S. military forces from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are scheduled to participate in exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2018,...

 FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (Oct. 6, 2016) Petty Officer 2nd Class Antarius Bryant, a member of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command's multicultural committee, highlights the contributions of Nobel Prize in Physics recipient Luis Alvarez during the command's 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month observance. U.S. Fleet Cyber Command serves as the Navy component command to U.S. Strategic Command and U.S. Cyber Command. U.S. 10th Fleet is the operational arm of Fleet Cyber Command. (U.S. Navy photo by Steve Mavica/Released)

U.S. Navy Observes Hispanic Heritage Month

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, highlighting the histories and accomplishments of...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 14, 2018) Chief Navy Counselor Colietha Alvarez receives her combination cover during the fiscal year 2019 chief petty officer pinning ceremony in the hangar bay aboard the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

Anchor Up: Sailors Become Chief Petty Officers on Pinning Day

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- In unique ceremonies around the world Friday, nearly 4,700 Sailors became chief petty officers (CPO) as they pinned anchors...

Sailors refuel an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 12, 2018. Sailors and Marines from the Ashland are providing support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and working with Guam and Northern Marianas Islands' civil and local officials in support of Typhoon Mangkhut recovery efforts. (Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Mortensen)

Navy assists Typhoon Mangkhut recovery efforts in Marianas, Guam

PACIFIC OCEAN -- The USS Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, are providing air assistance to the...

The 108th Bombardment Squadron during a Korean War activation formation in 1951. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Squadrons 'beating heart' of Air Force

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- In the Air Force, squadrons are the basic level of operations, its “beating heart” as Chief of Staff of the...

This undated family photo shows then-Cpl. Douglas J. Riney with his wife, Kylie Riney, and their daughter, Elea, and son, James. Douglas Riney died on Oct. 19, 2016, of wounds suffered in an attack outside Kabul, Afghanistan. (COURTESY OF KYLIE RINEY)

Douglas Riney died in Afghanistan when his son was 2. Now 4, the boy builds memorials to his father

When James Riney’s mother took him shopping for new bedding to outfit his room in their new house, the 4-year-old considered a few options: first...

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