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Why I hate Christmas movies

I hate Christmas movies!  I state that because I cry every time I watch them.  I’m not proud of that since I was an active duty Marine for 27...

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)

US destroyer conducts freedom-of-navigation operation near Russia amid heightened tensions

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

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)

Trump is expected to pick Army chief Milley as next Joint Chiefs chairman

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...

Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after a collision between a fighter jet and a refueling plane off the coast of Japan.

Marine pilot from South Florida killed in fighter jet-tanker collision off Japan coast

WASHINGTON — A 28-year-old Marine Corps pilot from south Florida was killed after his F/A-18 Hornet fighter collided with a refueling plane during...

A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Hercules pilot and aircraft commander with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 based out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni pilots a KC-130J Hercules during a nighttime aerial refueling training operation, Oct. 26, 2017. (GABRIELA GARCIA-HERRERA/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO)

Search continues for five Marines still missing after deadly midair collision near Japan

TOKYO – Five Marines involved in a collision between a fighter jet and a refueling plane remain missing off Japan’s coast as a multinational...

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Unique Okinawan soba

When it comes to Okinawa soba noodles, I go conservative. Dashi broth flavored with bonito flakes, noodles topped with pork belly, pork ribs and...
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New performance evaluation tool tested by fleet sailors

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- After a major phase of fleet testing Nov. 30, the Navy is making great progress in fielding an enhanced and modern...

Joint Forces Honor Guard members participate in a departure ceremony for former President George H.W. Bush at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston, Dec. 3, 2018. Nearly 4,000 military and civilian personnel from all branches of the U.S. armed forces, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support during the state funeral for the 41st president of the United States. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Lee

America bids goodbye to President George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON -- Eulogies hailed former President George Herbert Walker Bush as both a great and a good man at a state funeral service at the...

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wave to the media during their meeting in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Reports say new satellite images provide more evidence that the communist state is persisting with its nuclear weapons program despite U.S.-led diplomatic efforts to stop it.  KEVIN LIM/THE STRAITS TIMES

North Korea reportedly expands key long-range missile base

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has significantly expanded a key long-range missile base near the Chinese border, according to reports citing new...

An F/A-18D Hornet with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 and a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 simulate an aerial refueling during a friendship festival at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 5, 2017.  AARON HENSON/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

1 Marine dead, 5 missing after jet and tanker collide off Japanese coast

One Marine has died, another is in fair condition and five are still missing after a collision between a fighter and a refueling plane off the...

An F/A-18D Hornet with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 and a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 simulate an aerial refueling during a friendship festival at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 5, 2017.  AARON HENSON/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

2 rescued, 5 others missing off Japanese coast after Marine Corps aircraft 'mishap'

Two of seven crewmembers have been rescued after a “mishap” involving a pair of Marine Corps aircraft early Thursday off the coast of Japan.

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One rescued An F/A-18D Hornet with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 and a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 simulate an aerial refueling during a friendship festival at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 5, 2017.  AARON HENSON/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

1 rescued, 6 others missing off Japanese coast after Marine Corps aircraft 'mishap'

One of seven crewmembers has been rescued during search-and-rescue efforts underway after a “mishap” involving a pair of Marine Corps aircraft off...

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