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The Military Health System annual National Nurses Week wreath-laying ceremony took place at Arlington National Cemetery May 7. Speakers included Air Force Maj. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Public Health Service Rear Adm. Carol Romano, and Navy Capt. Deborah Roy. (Photo by Military Health System Communications)

National Nurses Week: Remembering nurses and their contributions to military medicine

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Nurses have been caring for American service members on and off the battlefield since the Revolutionary War. Through the...

A screen grab of the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Awareness Challenge computer-based training module. It is one of three couses airmen will still have to complete online.  COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Air Force slashes computer-based training requirements

The Air Force is eliminating mandatory computer-based training on all but three courses and giving commanders wide discretion in how they conduct...

The Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald, which was involved in an early Saturday collision with a merchant ship, is seen at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Sunday, June 17, 2017. TYLER HLAVAC/STARS AND STRIPES

Fitzgerald officer of the deck pleads guilty at court-martial

WASHINGTON — The junior lieutenant in charge of navigating the USS Fitzgerald when it collided with a commercial vessel pleaded guilty Tuesday to...

A Special Demonstration of Philippine Chocolate at the Chocolate House May 8

The Office of Senator Michael F. Q. San Nicolas, in collaboration with the Office of the Consulate General of the Republic of the Philippines,...

Flag Raising Ceremony honors Veterans from the Judiciary of Guam

Monday, May 7th, 2018 (Hagatna, Guam) - This morning a flag raising ceremony was held at the Guam Congress Building, honoring Veterans from the...

US, S. Korea plan summit, dismiss talk of US troop withdrawal

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. and South Korean presidents will meet before Donald Trump’s summit with the North, officials said, as the allies...

Sailors ceremonially fold seven American flags during a memorial ceremony on June 27, 2017, at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, for the USS Fitzgerald sailors who were killed in a collision at sea on June 17.  RAYMOND DIAZ III/U.S. NAVY

Families of sailors who died in Navy collisions hope for answers in court

Families of some of the 17 sailors killed in two U.S. Navy collisions in Asia last summer say the courts-martial beginning this week probably won’...

A tsunami hitting Guam? What's the likelihood?

Since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan’s coastline in March 2011 and sent thousands of Guam residents looking for...

The best Sunday eats on Guam

So, here is the situation: It’s Sunday, and you’re with the entire family. As lunch or supper approaches you must decide where to eat....

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks at the Tri-Citian of the Year awards ceremony in Kennewick, Wash., May 3, 2018. Mattis emphasized the importance of community service, saying service above self, inclusiveness and helping others are core to America’s strength. (Tri-Citian courtesy photo)

Mattis Emphasizes ‘Service to Others’ as Key American Strength

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary James N. Mattis saluted community volunteers and emphasized the importance of service to others, saying giving...

AF plans to accelerate defendable space with Next-Gen OPIR

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force announced its intention to award two sole-source contracts for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent...

A contractor loads a moving truck with household goods during the permanent change of station move at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 7, 2018. (OZ SUGUITAN/DEFENSE DEPARTMENT)

Civilian PCS moves now considered taxable income after law change

Some civilian federal employees are facing hefty tax burdens after a revision included in the new tax-reform law removed exemptions on moving...

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