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Alejandra Juarez, 38, center, passes through TSA screening at the Orlando International Airport on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. Juarez, the wife of a former Marine is preparing to self-deport to Mexico in a move that would split up their family. (RED HUBER/ORLANDO SENTINEL/AP)

Longtime wife of combat veteran, mother of two deported to Mexico

WASHINGTON — Alejandra Juarez, wife of a combat veteran and mother of two U.S. citizen-children, was deported to Mexico on Friday after losing her...

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DEA’s lack of action to license marijuana growers threatens PTSD study

WASHINGTON – In the final months of Barack Obama’s presidency, the Drug Enforcement Agency announced it would license more growers to produce...

Kimodameshi brings chill to Okinawa

Much like Halloween in October in the West, mid-summer is a season to intersect with the dead in Japan, as deceased ancestors are believed to...
In his last official act as III Marine Expeditionary Force commander, Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson meritoriously promoted four Marines and a Navy corpsman at Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.  MATTHEW M. BURKE/STARS AND STRIPES

Nicholson bids farewell to III Marine Expeditionary Force on Okinawa

CAMP COURTNEY, Okinawa — Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson’s last official act as the top Marine in Japan might not surprise those who served with the...

III MEF bids farewell to Nicholson, welcomes Smith as new commanding general

Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson (right) and Lt. Gen. Eric M. Smith briefly hug after Nicholson's speech at a III Marine Expeditionary Force...

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Chief Kaleth O. Wright speaks to airmen about coming policy changes during a town hall at RAF Lakenheath, England, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.  WILLIAM HOWARD/STARS AND STRIPES

Change will allow airmen to apply for jobs they want, get a quick answer

RAF LAKENHEATH, England — Airmen will soon be able to apply for duty stations based on rank and occupation rather than relying on an assignment...

U.S. Air Force Capt.Ryan McGuire, C-17 Globemaster III pilot with the 535th Airlift Squadron, adjusts his prosthetic before a training flight, Sep 12, 2017 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Servicemembers wounded in combat who are unable to deploy will not face mandatory separation under a new Defense Department Defense policy.  PERRY ASTON/U.S. AIR FORCE

Pentagon officially exempts troops wounded in combat from nondeployable separation policy

WASHINGTON — Servicemembers wounded in combat will not face mandatory separation from the military under Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ new policy...

The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., on Nov. 4, 2012. The Enterprise's return to Norfolk was the 25th and final homecoming of her 51 years of service.  RAFAEL MARTIE/US NAVY

GAO report: $1 billion to dismantle Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

WASHINGTON — It could cost more than $1 billion to dismantle the Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the former USS Enterprise,...

A case of remains repatriated from North Korea is carried off a C-17 Globemaster at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Friday, July 27, 2018.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES

Pentagon to double size of ID team as analysis of Korean War remains begins

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Thursday that it is doubling the size of its Hawaii-based team responsible for identifying Korean War remains after...

A soldier from the 1st Armored Combat Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division attempts a deadlift during a demo of the new Army Combat Fitness Test at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES

Soldiers try out Army’s new combat fitness test in South Korea

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Enlisted leaders took their first crack at the Army’s new combat fitness test this week at the largest U.S. base on...

Break a sweat in a group fitness class

Does taking on the gym alone intimidate you? Or are you more inclined to workout when you have someone to exercise with? Good news! The Ramstein...

The fundamentals of getting in shape

Despite what almost every pin will advertise on Pinterest, losing weight is not accomplished overnight, or even in a week. It takes hard work and...

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