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N. Korea could take South in 3 days, latest video claims

SEOUL — In the latest salvo of an intensive propaganda campaign, North Korea claims it could take control of South Korea in three days, releasing...

Chairs needed for 2016 FESTPAC programs

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities announces a call for nominations for individuals to serve as committee chairs of the various programs...

Remember the 3 Rs of munitions safety: Recognize, Retreat & Report

The War in the Pacific National Historical Park staff  found a WWII Japanese mortar March 17 on Asan Beach. Unexploded Ordnance is found nearly...

Slots still open for GFA’s youth soccer camp

There still are some slots left for Guam Football Association’s Soccer in the Sun Spring 2013 soccer camp for youth scheduled for March 25 to 28....

Nuclear attack submarine USS Cheyenne is guided into into a Busan port by two South Korean Navy tugboats March 20, 2013. The Cheyenne participated in bilateral naval exercise Foal Eagle, much to the dismay of North Korea which issued a new round of threats Thursday saying U.S. military bases in Japan and Guam are within its "striking range." (Joshua B. Bruns/U.S. Navy)

N. Korea says US bases in Japan, Guam are within range of attack

SEOUL — North Korea warned Thursday that U.S. military bases in Japan and Guam are within range of a “precision strike.”

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The U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2013. (Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)

Congress passes bill to force reinstatement of tuition assistance

WASHINGTON — Congress will force military officials to reinstate tuition assistance funding for the rest of the fiscal year after troops and...

Defense Department furloughs are the result of automatic budget cuts that were triggered on March 1, slashing $46 billion out of the current year’s budget because of Congress’ inability to agree on a deficit-cutting plan. Perry Aston/U.S. Air Force

Pentagon puts brakes on sending out furlough notices – for now

WASHINGTON – A plan to issue furlough notices Friday to the Pentagon’s civilian employees is on hold after Congress on Thursday sent a resolution...

Senate orders reinstatement of tuition assistance programs

WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials would have to reinstate military tuition assistance programs under a measure passed by the Senate Wednesday...

Resources for female service members, vets

Hello military community,

Over the last couple of weeks, I really enjoyed writing about great warrior women to honor Women’s History Month....

Air Force Staff Sgt. Nikia Youman, noncommissioned officer in charge of Formal Training, talks with a customer on March 13, 2013 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Youman is one of many servicemembers affected by the recently suspended tuition assistance program. Her family can't afford to pay for her education outright and she'd like to leave what remains of her GI Bill benefits to her children. Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes

Tuition assistance amendment a casualty of budget push

WASHINGTON — Hopes that lawmakers would save military tuition assistance programs as part of their upcoming budget bill were dashed late Monday...

An aerial view of the Pentagon, taken from a Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on July 8, 2011. (Tia Dufour/USMC)

Furlough choices made; notifications to go out within days

WASHINGTON — Pentagon leaders have decided who will be furloughed and who will remain on the job, although they hadn’t shared that information as...

Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort to Stage Earth Hour 2013 on March 23

LOCATION, March 23, 2013 – It’s lights out for Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort

The hotel will join millions around the world in turning off...

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