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Resolution seeks support for veterans

At then beginning of next year, 600 heroes will return home from Operation Enduring Freedom. At the beginning of next year, 293 heroes will return...

Marine Corps Sgt. Leon Branchaud from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., poses with a pair of Saints Flow cans during a Single Marine Program volunteer opportunity at the San Diego Comic-Con, July 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Waterstreet

Single Service Member Programs Promote Camaraderie, Resilience

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 – Drive around any military installation, and along with barracks buildings and training facilities, you’ll see family...

Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, EODMU-5 Detachment Marianas and Joint Region Marianas, as well as members of Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense look over a World War II five-inch round that has been rendered safe in the jungles of Turner Road, also known as Channel 10, in Nimitz Hill Oct. 23. EODMU-5 Det. Marianas identified the round and disrupted its fuse by shearing it off after being notified that it was found by a hiker and was possibly unexploded ordnance.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 Detachment Marianas

PITI, Guam (Oct. 23, 2013) – Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 Det. Marianas successfully performed a render safe...

Spate of military misconduct cases worries Pentagon brass

WASHINGTON — A flood of misconduct cases involving generals and admirals has created deep concern at the Pentagon about ethical and moral...

This family photo, taken on the Neuse River in North Carolina in 2011, while the Marine Corps Master Sgt. Aarond Roloson was stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Photo courtesy of Christina Roloson

Denied accompanied tour, family claims discrimination

WASHINGTON — On Aug. 30, Marine Master Sgt. Aarond Roloson boarded a plane at Ronald Reagan National Airport for the first leg of a trip to his...

The day breast cancer changed my life

Andersen Air Force Base – Cold, confused and on the brink of tears were just a few of the emotions I experienced the morning I graduated Air Force...

Guam-raised corpsman catches career wave in Navy

A 16-year-old picks up a magazine and flips through the glossy pages. He stops at an article about a heroic sailor — a Navy corpsman — who ran...

  North Korean soldiers walk down the stairs of the Panmungak building at the Joint Security Area, North Korea, July 27, 2013. North Korean soldiers regularly venture out of the building to observe their South Korean counterparts. (Photo by Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)

Experts: If N. Korea falls, US must be prepared to fill void

WASHINGTON — Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strengthening his grip on power after a turbulent period, or is the isolated and despotic regime...

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at a ceremony honoring servicemembers missing in action at the Pentagon, Sept. 20, 2013. (Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/DOD)

DOD loses spending flexibility designed to blunt effects of sequestration

WASHINGTON — The backroom battling over this week’s government funding bill had one key casualty — a clause granting federal agencies such as the...

Tattoo artist Brad Armstrong, right, shades in a tattoo of a cross on Pfc. Kevin Nixon's shoulder on Oct. 11, 2013 at Ink Well in Fayetteville, N.C. Nixon is a soldier and works as a mechanic at Fort Bragg. JILL KNIGHT, RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER/MCT

Soldiers race to get new ink before restrictions on tattoos begin

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Pfc. Thomas Linton walked into the Ink Well tattoo shop on Bragg Boulevard on Friday afternoon with cash in his pocket and a...

Officials announce deadlines for holiday mail delivery

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2013 – Military Postal Service Agency officials recommend that parcel post packages for service members overseas be mailed by...

Typhoon 26W (Francisco), # 13: Guam back to TCCOR 4

5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Guam time: Joint Region Marianas announced at 3 p.m. that Guam has been placed back in Tropical Cyclone...

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