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Speakin' Japanese: PCS move

You just got your new orders and now it’s time to pack your belongings and PCS. Even though you may be leaving Japan, you might want to learn the...

Navy family members relax on their front lawn while movers deliver household goods to their new home in 2004. WILLIAM GOODWIN/U.S. NAVY PHOTO

Navy says short-notice PCS moves will continue for families

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Sailors should expect less notice — just two months — when it’s time for them to move to a new duty station, the Navy...

Simple snacks rich in protein

I know how important it is for you to consume an adequate amount of protein while building muscle. Sometimes it’s hard to prepare non-repetitive...
A U.S. Air Force Globemaster III sits on the flightline May 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th Aerospace Evacuation Squadron maintains responsibility over the largest area of operations in the military, reaching from the Horn of Africa to Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

C-17 Globemaster III: Working to save a young life

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Navy Sailors worked together to outfit a C-17 Globemaster III with life-saving equipment...

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Danielle Clemons, 18th Medical Group Medical Services Account cashier, works at her station May 16, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Clemons recently provided medical assistance to a local family upon witnessing a car accident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lynette M. Rolen)

Roadside rescue: Kadena Airmen assist injured local children

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Upon witnessing a horrific car accident occur, two Airmen’s weekend plans changed from sight-seeing to life-saving....

Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Keithley demonstrates a prototype that combines 3-D mapping of the ocean floor with virtual-reality goggles and handsets that could be used for submariner training. It is one of the ideas now in the pipeline at iLab, an innovation center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. WYATT OLSON/STARS AND STRIPES

Search-and-rescue drones could one day save overboard sailors

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii — Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Keithley’s moment of inspiration came during a drone demonstration by graduate...

In this March 16, 2017 file photo, copies of President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington.  J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE/AP

Trump, Hill Republicans target 'overly generous compensation' for feds

WASHINGTON — With President Donald Trump targeting federal employees' retirement programs and House Republicans taking aim at their...

In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. According to sources, Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday, May 22, 2017, as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will not comply with a subpoena seeking documents. EVAN VUCCI/AP

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-...

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North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

TOKYO — North Korea says it's ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S....

4 things you need to be doing to get faster

Do you wonder why you’re not getting faster on your runs? You put in the weekly miles. You do your long runs on the weekends. You’re reading “...

Col. Case Cunningham performs maintenance on an inert GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb in 2016 at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. Cunningham has been selected to lead the 18th Wing at Kadena Air Base, Japan, and for promotion to brigadier general. KRISTAN CAMPBELL/AIR FORCE PHOTO

Air Force Col. Cunningham to lead 18th Wing in Okinawa

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Air Force Col. Case Cunningham has been selected to replace Brig. Gen. Barry Cornish as commander of the 18th Wing at...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe departs the White House on Feb. 10, 2017. OLIVIER DOULIERY, ABACA PRESS/TNS

Abe divides Japan with new push to change postwar constitution

TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s sudden rush to change the pacifist constitution that has defined Japan’s security policy since World War II...

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