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PENSACOLA, Fla. (April 9, 2018) The logo for Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-line (COOL). (U.S. Navy graphic/Released)

COOL App empowers sailors to manage their careers

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Sailors continue to benefit from the Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-line (COOL) program with the latest Navy COOL...


Pet of the week: Lady

This “Lil’ Lady” is just a year old and full of sunshine and sweet kisses. Her beautiful tortoiseshell coat is soft and luxurious and she is...

Air Education and Training Command officials announced the service’s new cloud-based learning ecosystem is currently in a beta test with four courses, with testing expected to complete in the summer of 2019 and full operational capability expected in early 2020. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons)

Cloud-based Air Force learning ecosystem to give control and “21st Century speed” to Airmen

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Education and Training Command officials announced the service’s new cloud-based learning...
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How to avoid overpacking for a long trip

Travel requires a lot of patience and meticulous planning. Sometimes, that means bringing a whole lot of stuff.

When you’re traveling...

Soldiers of the 55th Signal Company stand in formation during a safety brief at Fort George G. Meade, Md., Nov. 12, 2015.  DEVEN WALLER/U.S. ARMY

Soldiers recount memorable moments from mandatory weekend safety briefs

Don’t shoot anyone on post, don’t sleep with your squad mate’s spouse, don’t snort unknown substances and don’t live in your car while collecting...

Air Force Col. Larry Card speaks at a POW/MIA Recognition Day event in Cabanatuan, Philippines, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.  SETH ROBSON/STARS AND STRIPES

Vets remember daring raid that liberated 500 POWs in the Philippines

CABANATUAN, Philippines — “They sent us out there to die.” That’s how an American veteran recently recalled his time at one of Japan’s most...

Alejandra Juarez, right, kisses her daughter Estela, 9, as she picks her up from her new school in Mexico's Yucatan on Aug. 30. Juarez was deported on Aug. 3, after 22 years in the U.S., where she built a home and family with her husband, an Iraq War veteran.  DIANNA CAHN/STARS AND STRIPES

A military family, divided: After deportation, a Marine veteran’s wife searches for a future

YUCATAN, Mexico – For a few days, things are almost routine.

Alejandra Juarez lies in bed at night and waits for sleep, listening to the...

Crewmembers replace a dayboard in Rota West Harbor, Sept. 12. Rota West Harbor is the port of entry for all commercial goods and relief supplies into Rota. The only aid to navigation for entering the harbor is the range marker that allows vessel operators to determine where the channel to enter the port lies. Courtesy photo, U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia: Recovery after Typhoon Mangkhut

Typhoon Mangkhut left hundreds homeless, caused widespread outages, flooded areas, knocked down power lines and trees, and canceled dozens of...

Members of Electronic Support Detachment Guam repair a generator at the Mt. Alutom radio site on Guam following Typhoon Mangkhut Sept. 15, 2018. The generator is a back up power system for the Rescue 21 radio site. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released)

Communication and connectivity following Mangkhut: A Rescue 21 story

Communications are vital to survival. Never more so than when you call for help on VHF Channel 16 the international hailing and distress frequency...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Collins III

Submarine Group 7 participates in Exercise Valiant Shield

FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan – When Valiant Shield 2018 (VS-18) kicked off Sept. 16 in waters in and around Guam, submarines assigned to...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hold their hands together after watching the mass games performance of "The Glorious Country" at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.  PYONGYANG PRESS CORPS POOL VIA AP

Korean military pact seeks to ease border tensions despite lack of nuclear progress

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea wasn’t at the table when military commanders from the U.S.-led United Nations Command and the joint Chinese-North...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Sept. 18, 2018) - Ensign Paris Smith stands watch in the pilot house aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), Sept. 18, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fifth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners as well as U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan U. Kledzik/Released)

Navy announces updates to Uniform Policies

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy announced updates to uniform policy, grooming standards and the launch of a uniform working group in NAVADMIN 233/18,...