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XTERRA Guam to host eleven pro triathletes, celebrate 10th anniversary

Piti, GU -   Nearly 130 professional and amateur athletes representing 11 countries are set to compete in the XTERRA Guam Championship, presented...

Spouse promos military family-run businesses

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I had the pleasure of meeting Stephanie Brown; and I was really impressed with her inspiration for starting the...

Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby briefs reporters at the Pentagon, March 20, 2014, saying Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered a comprehensive review of the military decorations and award program. Kirby also discussed a telephone call between Hagel and Russia's defense minister about the situation in Ukraine. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett

Hagel orders review of military decorations, awards program

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered a comprehensive review of the military decorations and awards program,...

  Brig Gen. Jeff Sinclair arrives to the Fort Bragg courthouse, for his sentencing hearing, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Fort Bragg, N.C. Sinclair, who was accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate, plead guilty to lesser charges in a plea deal reached with government prosecutors.   Andrew Craft, The Fayetteville Observer/AP

Sinclair reprimanded, fined; case likely to reignite battle over military justice

An Army general who once faced life in prison for sexual misconduct with a subordinate ended up with a fine and a reprimand, a verdict that...

11 Things you might not know about the U.S. Air Force

When most people think of the Air Force, they think of fighter jets and Adam Baldwin’s character from Independence Day. From its inception,...

Is homegrown healthier?

It may not surprise you that locally grown vegetables – especially those from your own garden – taste better. But how do some Guam-grown Chamorro...

A video screen grab shows Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov, a Navy broadcaster for the American Forces Network-Europe who was found dead in a vehicle in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AFN video)

Hearing to determine if AFN worker charged in death should face court-martial

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The Air Force has scheduled a hearing to determine whether an airman charged with murdering an American Forces Network...

Guam sailors, airmen volunteer at Liguan Elementary School science fair

DEDEDO, Guam (March 19, 2014) – Sailors and airmen stationed on Guam took part in a science fair at Liguan Elementary School in Dededo March. 19...

Vice Adm. Michelle Howard

A salute to women's history

Editor’s note: March is National Women’s History Month, and Stripes Okinawa is honoring our courageous women in uniform – past and present –...

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley prepare to conduct a visit, board, search and seizure exercise in the Gulf of Oman. Bulkeley is deployed as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (Donald R. White Jr./U.S. Navy)

Navy’s push to fill billets at sea may result in uncertainty for sailors

U.S. Navy officials are determined to fill 7,000 vacant billets at sea by...

Air Force cuts to continue, but retention board survivors safe for at least a year

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The Air Force’s current round of unprecedented voluntary and involuntary personnel cuts won’t be the last, but airmen...

President Barack Obama talks about new Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris, Sgt. 1st Class Jose Rodela, and Spc. Santiago J. Erevia, left to right, March 18, 2014 at the White House. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)

Obama awards Medal of Honor to 24 veterans from three wars

WASHINGTON — They made seemingly impossible solo assaults on enemy bunkers, or refused to leave their positions as they covered fellow soldiers...

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