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The Reunion of Honor ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of World War II's Battle of Iwo Jima took place at the base of Mount Suribachi, Saturday, March 25, 2017. JESSICA BIDWELL/STARS AND STRIPES
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Iwo Jima veterans return to mark WWII battle’s 72nd anniversary

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March 28, 2017

IWO JIMA, Japan — Francis Jackson was told he likely wouldn’t survive the attack on Iwo Jima as Marines prepared for one of World War II’s bloodiest battles.

AFN Moves to HD, Introduces Decoder with DVR

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March 25, 2017
The American Forces Network (AFN) is improving services later this summer by transitioning its broadcast signal from analog, standard definition, to digital, high definition (

An Okinawan lullaby, and its meaning

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March 24, 2017

Shortly before my first son was born, I put together a playlist of songs from Okinawa, Amami Ōshima, Hawaii, and elsewhere in the hope that having a set of soothing tunes I...

See what's happening on your base!

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March 25, 2017

Editor's note: Check out all the great things happening on your base. Events are as accurate as possible at press time.

Military children, tell us your story!

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March 26, 2017

Hey, all you kids in the military community need to read this!