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A 25th Infantry Division Stryker vehicle is offloaded from the Ocean Jazz cargo ship at Yokohama North Dock, Japan, on Sept. 8, 2017, in support of Orient Shield. Orient Shield, held at Camp Fuji, Japan, is one of the many exercises linked by Pacific Pathways. (Photo Credit: Luis Casale)

Projecting the force in the Pacific

Recent developments in the Pacific, including a historic escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula, ongoing issues between China and its...

War in the Pacific to host the River Ranger Program!

In April, War in the Pacific National Historical Park, along with non-profit partner Pacific Historic Parks, will host the River Ranger Program....

Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Releases 2017 Annual Report

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2018 — Today, the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services released its 2017 annual report on matters relating to...

Photo courtesy of The Guam Guide

Bite into Guam's tasty land crabs

What has six legs, gnarly claws, climbs trees and can grow to the size of a small dog? Oh! It’s tasty, too.

The answer is a coconut crab, or...

Better Than Takeout: Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 large eggs
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/3...
Steven H. Walker, center, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, speaks with a reporter after a discussion with the Defense Writers’ Group in Washington. Walker said the agency is being true to its roots in examining technologies and giving DoD options. (DoD photo by Jim Garamone)

DARPA Chief Describes Promising Future Technologies

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2018 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will employ enhanced funding to discover technologies used to defend the...

Mark Mitchell, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low intensity conflict, tells a National Defense Industries Association symposium that special operations forces must adapt to the return of great power competition, Feb. 28, 2018. (DoD photo by Jim Garamone)

Special Ops Must Be More Lethal, Effective, Efficient, DoD Official Says

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 28, 2018 — The special operations enterprise must become more lethal, effective and efficient, the principal deputy assistant...

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New ways to improve the way you feel

Nearly 25 million Americans experience daily physical discomfort, according to the National Institutes of Health, which can affect mood, mobility...

Photo by Laurie Pearson, Quote: Speak softly and carry a big stick.

Did you know...? Some presidents were war heroes

Many of the men who have served as President of the United States also
served in the military, and some of those are considered “war heroes...

Air Force seeks 2018 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award submissions

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2018 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force...

Justin (left) and Matt Scherzberg. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo)

From military to civil service deployments, these Army brothers stick together

WASHINGTON -- Going to college, getting a degree and then finding a lucrative job is a dream for a lot of Americans -- and it is something one can...

Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, addresses an Association of the United States Army discussion on Army air and missile defense in Arlington, Va., Feb. 28, 2018. Hyten said his command’s top priority is deterring the use of nuclear weapons, preventing the use of those weapons against the United States and its allies, and preventing a catastrophic space or cyberspace activity. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando

Stratcom Commander discusses Strategic Deterrence Mission

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 28, 2018 — Adversaries are evolving, and the United States needs to stay ahead of these threats to ensure it never enters a “...