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DOD to Revise Sexual Assault Prevention Training

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2012 – Calling sexual assault “an affront to basic human values,” Pentagon Press Secretary George Little announced today...

Stripes Printshop launches site to better serve you

Throwing a farewell party? Want to send friends and loved ones a personalized holiday card? In charge of running an event? Turn to the Stripes...

President Barack Obama congratulates Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer after presenting him the Medal of Honor Sept. 15, 2011, at the White House. Photo by: Jeff Schogol/Stars and Stripes

Marine Corps addresses news report regarding Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON —

A recent article by McClatchy has brought into question the heroic actions that led to the decision to award the Medal of...

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.-U.S. Marines with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, participate in a Key Leader Engagement lane during Enhanced Mohave Viper Range 220, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. July 19, 2011. The training was in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan., Lance Cpl. William C. Gomez, 7/19/2011 5:08 AM

Corps changes deployment training

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTY NINE PALMS, Calif. — Since 2001, the Combat Center has provided comprehensive and collaborative...

Sharing the space with pallets full of equipment, Space-A passengers rest aboard a C-17 aircraft bound for the U.S. from Japan. Photo by Tim Wightman/Stars and Stripes

DOD: Space-A flights likely to decline

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Space-available flights are likely to decrease as a result of budget constraints and a falling load of worldwide air...

New Transition Assistance Program set for November launch

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2012 – Parts of a new transition assistance program were tested this summer and the revamped TAP will be ready to support...

New Tricare requirement for proof of payment takes effect overseas

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — All military retirees living overseas must now provide proof of payment for any healthcare costs before Tricare will...

Election Day creeping up, citizens overseas urged to vote

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- With the 2012 national election less than 60 days away, service members and U.S. citizens stationed overseas are...

DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mike Jones, U.S. Navy

Osprey cleared to fly in Japan, improving alliance capabilities

BEIJING, Sept. 19, 2012 – The V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft is now approved to fly in Japan, Press Secretary George Little said in a statement...

DoD announces Absentee Voting Week for service members, families

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — In the last election cycle, only 63 percent of military ballots were returned to their local election...

Stars and Stripes Archives: Tears and cheers for an old soldier

Published: Feb. 4, 1972

TOKYO—Shoichi Yokoi, the former Japanese Imperial Army sergeant who hid out in the jungles of Guam for 28 years...

Family Matters Blog: Managing military ID cards just got easier

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2012 – The Defense Manpower Data Center is making it easier for service members and their families to get and maintain...

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