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A new uniform modeled after the World War II-era "pinks and greens" were presented last week at the Association of the United States Army's annual exposition in Washington, D.C.  COURTESY OF THE U.S. ARMY

What's old is new: Army rolls out 'pinks and greens' service uniform

The uniform worn by the World War II Army — “Army Greens” — was adopted Sunday as the service’s new service uniform.

Army officials have...

Gen. Robert B. Abrams, commander of United Nations Command, Combine Forces Command and US Forces Korea, visits the Joint Security Area, Nov. 10, 2018.  DAVID CHAPMAN, US FORCE KOREA

Koreas, US-led UNC discuss surveillance equipment as North criticizes joint Marine drills

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S.-led United Nations Command and the two Koreas discussed surveillance equipment in a jointly patrolled area Monday as...

American Legion Post 397 out of Monterey Park, Calif. put up a post saying that the post's Instagram account does not "express the views of the American Legion Post or the veterans organization."

American Legion post removes Instagram graphic asking women to thank vets by exposing their breasts

An account connected to an American Legion post asked women online to thank vets by exposing their breasts before the content was removed Sunday...

A man rescued at sea is lifted on a stretcher onto the USNS Trenton, in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  U.S. NAVY

Navy disputes survivors’ claim USNS Trenton was slow to respond to migrants in distress

NAPLES, Italy — Some of the 42 migrants rescued in June by the USNS Trenton in the Mediterranean Sea say 76 people died because the vessel was...

The deal with family restaurants on Okinawa

It can be hard to draw a line between what is a family restaurant and what is not. One online dictionary briefly describes it as a restaurant that...

An Okinawa-based Marine takes part in an Artillery Relocation Training Program exercise late last month near Mount Fuji, Japan. (CAITLIN DOORNBOS/STARS AND STRIPES)

Artillery relocation program brings battalion’s worth of equipment, Marines to mainland Japan

CAMP FUJI, Japan — On a recent chilly morning in the shadow of a snow-capped Mount Fuji, a battery of Okinawa-based Marines hauled 100-pound...

A woman, who identified herself as Aria Saito, was arrested at the scene of a fatal stabbing near Yokota Air Base on suspicion of attempted murder, a Tokyo Metropolitan Police spokesman said Saturday. (SCREENSHOT VIA ANN)

Japanese woman arrested in stabbing death of Yokota-based airman

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A Japanese woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of an airman assigned to the home of U.S. Forces Japan in...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference in July, 2018. Gabbard, a member of the Hawaii National Guard, was recently elected to her fourth term in Congress.

Female military veterans emerge from midterm elections as a small but growing caucus

WASHINGTON – Female veterans posted groundbreaking wins and performances in this week’s midterm elections, expanding membership to a small, but...

Pentagon Chief Management Officer John H. Gibson II, shown here at a hearing in March, resigned Monday just eight months after taking the job charged with leading efforts to save the department money through business reforms. (JOE GROMELSKI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Pentagon No. 3 Gibson, tasked with finding DOD cost savings, resigns

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon’s first-ever chief management officer resigned Monday from the Defense Department’s No. 3 position just eight months...

Visitors arrive at the lobby of the new National Veterans Memorial and Museum on Sunday, Oct. 28, . Photos of veterans hang from the ceiling, and on the wall are the four goals of the museum: honor, connect, inspire, educate. (NIKKI WENTLING/STARS AND STRIPES)

Voices of veterans: New museum in Ohio is a salute to stories, not war

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Retired Col. Thomas Moe, a former fighter pilot and prisoner of war, stepped up to an exhibit at the new National Veterans...

Sgt. Kalyntae Williams, top, and Sgt. Deveon Landfair, soldiers with the Army's Second Cavalry Regiment, play the final round of Street Fighter V, at the E-game tournament at Grafenwoehr, Germany, Saturday, July 28, 2018. Williams beat Landfair, and will now be traveling to Seattle to compete in the PAX West Gaming Convention. (MARTIN EGNASH/STARS AND STRIPES)

Uncle Sam wants you — to play video games for the US Army

The Army is putting together a team of video gamers from within its ranks to try to reach young Americans in the digital worlds where they spend...

Celebrating Thanksgiving overseas

Turkey, stuffing, gravy and mashed potatoes — these are the things I think of when I envision Thanksgiving. If you are stationed overseas, why not...

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