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A Japanese Coast Guard ship is seen at sea during a search operation for U.S. Marine refueling plane and fighter jet off Muroto, Kochi prefecture, southwestern Japan, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.  KYODO NEWS/AP
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Search for missing Marines continues days after deadly fighter-tanker collision in Japan

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December 10, 2018

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – The search for five Marines who went missing early Thursday after their KC-130 Hercules aerial tanker collided midair with an F/A-18...

Capt. Jahmar Resilard with his niece Anaiyah Williams, center, and older sister Janine Horne, left.  COURTESY OF JANINE HORNE
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‘He was my heart’: Fallen Marine captain lived his dream of flying

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December 10, 2018

WASHINGTON – All Capt. Jahmar Resilard wanted to be since he was a child was a pilot. He had Lego plane sets and played flight simulation games growing up.

Everett Hyland, a Pearl Harbor survivor from the USS Pennsylvania, represents his fellow survivors in a salute to the USS Michael Murphy sailing through Pearl Harbor, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, during a ceremony commemorating the 1941 surprise attack.  WYATT OLSON/STARS AND STRIPES
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A sense of fading voices and sunset imbues 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

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December 10, 2018

PEARL HARBOR VISITOR CENTER, Hawaii – An atmosphere of fading voices and vanishing time permeated the Friday morning ceremony commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Dec.

The USS McCampbell, shown here departing Sydney in July 2017, on Wednesday sailed near contested waters claimed by Russia in the Sea of Japan. (JEREMY GRAHAM/U.S. NAVY)
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US destroyer conducts freedom-of-navigation operation near Russia amid heightened tensions

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December 08, 2018

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The USS McCampbell sailed near contested waters claimed by Russia during a freedom-of-navigation operation in the Sea of Japan on Wednesday,...

Yokota High School, photo by Anthony Mayne

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DoDEA working together to build modern schools in Japan

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December 10, 2018

Tokyo, Japan – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is employing innovative strategies to overcome challenges in international construction projects.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley listens to opening statements during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, April 12, 2018. (JOE GROMELSKI/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Trump is expected to pick Army chief Milley as next Joint Chiefs chairman

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December 08, 2018

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is expected to reveal the Army’s top general as his choice for the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Saturday during an...