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A man rescued at sea is lifted on a stretcher onto the USNS Trenton, in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  U.S. NAVY

Navy disputes survivors’ claim USNS Trenton was slow to respond to migrants in distress

NAPLES, Italy — Some of the 42 migrants rescued in June by the USNS Trenton in the Mediterranean Sea say 76 people died because the vessel was...

Conservation conference, brown tree snake meeting to be held next week

The second annual Marianas Terrestrial Conservation Conference and Workshop, to include the annual brown tree snake meeting, will be held next...

A woman, who identified herself as Aria Saito, was arrested at the scene of a fatal stabbing near Yokota Air Base on suspicion of attempted murder, a Tokyo Metropolitan Police spokesman said Saturday. (SCREENSHOT VIA ANN)

Japanese woman arrested in stabbing death of Yokota-based airman

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A Japanese woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of an airman assigned to the home of U.S. Forces Japan in...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference in July, 2018. Gabbard, a member of the Hawaii National Guard, was recently elected to her fourth term in Congress.

Female military veterans emerge from midterm elections as a small but growing caucus

WASHINGTON – Female veterans posted groundbreaking wins and performances in this week’s midterm elections, expanding membership to a small, but...

Pentagon Chief Management Officer John H. Gibson II, shown here at a hearing in March, resigned Monday just eight months after taking the job charged with leading efforts to save the department money through business reforms. (JOE GROMELSKI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Pentagon No. 3 Gibson, tasked with finding DOD cost savings, resigns

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon’s first-ever chief management officer resigned Monday from the Defense Department’s No. 3 position just eight months...

Visitors arrive at the lobby of the new National Veterans Memorial and Museum on Sunday, Oct. 28, . Photos of veterans hang from the ceiling, and on the wall are the four goals of the museum: honor, connect, inspire, educate. (NIKKI WENTLING/STARS AND STRIPES)

Voices of veterans: New museum in Ohio is a salute to stories, not war

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Retired Col. Thomas Moe, a former fighter pilot and prisoner of war, stepped up to an exhibit at the new National Veterans...

Sgt. Kalyntae Williams, top, and Sgt. Deveon Landfair, soldiers with the Army's Second Cavalry Regiment, play the final round of Street Fighter V, at the E-game tournament at Grafenwoehr, Germany, Saturday, July 28, 2018. Williams beat Landfair, and will now be traveling to Seattle to compete in the PAX West Gaming Convention. (MARTIN EGNASH/STARS AND STRIPES)

Uncle Sam wants you — to play video games for the US Army

The Army is putting together a team of video gamers from within its ranks to try to reach young Americans in the digital worlds where they spend...

Thanksgiving Dinner!: Let's talk turkey

Seeing pink as you’re slicing into your beautifully browned holiday turkey is enough to strike fear into the heart of any cook, no matter how...

Guam son killed during World War II comes home

The solemnity of Taps and smoke from the rifle volley filled the air as Steward Mate 1st Class Ignacio Camacho Farfan’s casket was lowered into...

New recruits receive their initial haircut during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Oct. 29, 2018.  JOSE GONZALEZ/U.S. MARINE CORPS

Marines looking for 38,500 new recruits to fill gap in ranks

Marine recruiters are confident they can pick up their pace and meet demand for the highest number of new recruits in more than a decade,...

Judge Frank Caprio, star of the nationally syndicated television show "Caught in Providence," is known for his compassionate rulings. COURTESY OF CAUGHT IN PROVIDENCE

Compassionate rulings make judge with soft spot for veterans an internet sensation

A Vietnam veteran with white hair and a bushy gray mustache recently stood before a Rhode Island judge and answered to a parking ticket.

“I...

Emmett, Brooke, Emma Lynn and Cpl. Preston Fouch play with toys in Emmett's sensory room May 8, 2014. Emmett was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in July 2013. TRICARE is currently evaluating treatment therapy options for children with autism.  MARYANN HILL/U.S. MARINE CORPS

Tricare seeking right mix of therapies for kids with autism

Nearly 15,000 military children with autism receive Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services, usually 20 or more hours of therapy per week, to...

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