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Avoid creating debt when using the Post-9/11 GI Bill

When you enroll in school and take classes, you enter into an agreement with the school to pay for your classes and the associated fees. VA pays...

  Kadena's Justin Sego looks to run past Kubasaki's Sho Green and Dequan Alderman during Friday's Okinawa Activities Council football game at Camp Foster, Okinawa. Sego compiled 422 all-purpose yards and scored five times as Kadena rallied from a 20-7 deficit to beat Kubasaki 49-26. (Photo by Adam Fondren/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Sego-fueled Kadena turns tables on Kubasaki

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – They’d had enough, coach Sergio Mendoza said, of not only falling short of Kubasaki but not living up to their own...

12th annual Patriot Day Ceremony at Kadena HS

The 12th annual Patriot Day Ceremony: "Because of the Brave," will be held at Kadena High School auditorium on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m.

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Military members wishing to continue their education can find that there are a variety of financial assistance programs to help fund their endeavors. (Photo by William Wiseman/U.S. Air Force)

Changes to Air Force tuition assistance program

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Amid budget struggles that earlier this year threatened to kill tuition assistance for active duty servicemembers...

Educate yourself on personal finances

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2013 – Financial readiness in service members’ lives has a direct effect on mission readiness, the director of the Defense...

Parent involvement key to education

Congratulations parents and students, you’ve survived the first week of school! This is an extremely busy time of year for both educators and...

Curriculum, policy changes mark start of new DODEA school year

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2013 – Department of Defense Education Activity students, parents and employees should expect quite a few changes in the...

Kelsey Rogers scoops out food for one of the many kids in line at Tent City.

Volleyball club serves up good will the Philippines

The Shisa Volleyball Club had previously traveled on two international trips to compete in the Shieh Tournament in Guam, but this year, they went...

Dr. Linda Curtis, DoDEA Pacific Director

Dr. Linda Curtis Selected as DoDEA Pacific Director

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Marilee Fitzgerald, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), today announced the selection of Dr. Linda Curtis...

A few thoughts on growing up bilingual

Editor’s note: In the military community, there are many “mixed” families who speak more than one language at home. We talked with some kids...

Co-op keeps faith in homeschooling

There are a multitude of choices for educating your children on Okinawa, of which homeschooling is one.  For those of you who choose this route in...

Photo courtesy of Department of Defense Education Activity, Pacific

Getting back into the swing of things

Editor’s note: Transitioning from August to September can be daunting for children, according to the National Association of School...

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