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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks about the government shutdown during a news conference at the Pentagon, Oct. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler

Shutdown over, but effects on DOD continue, Hagel says

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 – The government shutdown is over, but it will take a while for the effects to fade, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said...

DOD civilian back pay to be in Oct. 25/Oct. 30 checks

WASHINGTON — As the Defense Department began to get back to business as usual Thursday in the wake of a law that provided funding to reopen the...

See Juan Run

This is my local version of “See Jane run. . .” since you will probably see more Juans than Janes running. Running seems to be as elementary as...

The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Virginia departs Naval Submarine Base New London for a six-month deployment in August, 2013. (Photo by Jason J. Perry/U.S. Navy)

Women to be assigned to fast-attack submarines by January 2015

The USS Virginia and the USS Minnesota will be the first two gender-integrated fast-attack submarines, the Navy announced Tuesday.

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Sharing holidays with deployed family members

Hello military community,

Fall is the beginning of the toughest time of the year for service members and their families during deployments...

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Marines warn against OxyElite Pro, citing liver damage link

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The Marine Corps warned troops on Okinawa Tuesday that a fitness supplement banned from military exchanges in 2011...

U.S. Army Pfc. Shantilla Robinson, left, U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Laura Noel, right, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class India Davis, back left and U.S. Marine Cassie McDole, back right, escort a flag-draped transfer case from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III during the U.S. Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Arrival Ceremony, on Nov. 30, 2012, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. MICHAEL R. HOLZWORTH/COURTESY OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE

American Legion demands JPAC reforms over fake ceremonies

SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — The American Legion has demanded immediate reform of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command over a report that the agency...

Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer stands at attention while his award citation is read at the Pentagon on Sept. 8, 2010. KEVIN O'BRIEN/U.S. NAVY

Videos contradict Medal of Honor recipient's account of Ganjgal attack

WASHINGTON — In his memoir of the 2009 battle in Afghanistan that brought him the Medal of Honor, Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer describes how he...

Special weather statement

A tropical disturbance is developing about 310 miles east of Guam. In the next 24 hours, Andersen AFB residents can expect winds to pick up to 25...

William Swenson, a former Army captain seen in the center of his undated photo facing the camera, will be awarded the Medal of Honor on Oct. 15, 2013 for his actions during a 2009 firefight in Afghanistan. Family photo courtesy of Charlene Westbrook

Long wait ends this week as Swenson receives Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON — It’s sadly fitting that William Swenson’s Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House on Tuesday has been overshadowed by the...

Training exercises like this one, with members of the New York National Guard and the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, in 2009, simulate what would be illegal under Japanese law in a real overseas war: collective self-defense. NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD

Japan mulls expanding fighting forces' defensive role to include allies

TOKYO — Shortly after his party’s decisive victory in summer elections, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made it clear he would like to give his...

Public service announcement regarding proposed projects

PEARL HARBOR – New information regarding proposed projects in support of the military relocation to Guam is now available on the Cultural...

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