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Yasuo Takamatsu prepares to take a diving lesson Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Takenoura bay, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan. Almost 3 years after the earthquake and tsunami disaster that struck Japan's northern pacific coastline, Takamatsu is learning to scuba dive in hopes of finding his wife. Koji Ueda/The Associated Press

Man learning to dive to find remains of wife lost in tsunami

TAKENOURA, Japan — On a chilly morning in March, a 57-year-old Japanese man adjusted his diving mask before heading out to sea from the tsunami-...

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair leaves the courthouse following a day of motions, on March 4, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C. JAMES ROBINSON, THE FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER/AP

General's tearful accuser describes forced oral sex, violence

FT. BRAGG, N.C. — Sobbing and burying her head in her hands, a U.S. Army captain testified Friday that Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair twice forced...

A P-3C Orion patrol craft departs from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan to aid in the search efforts of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The P-3C brings long-range search, radar and communications capabilities to the efforts. The flight had 227 passengers from 14 nations, mainly China, and 12 crew members. According to the Malaysia Airlines website, three Americans, including one infant, were also aboard. U.S. NAVY PHOTO

P-3C Orion assists in search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Two MH-60R helicopters from USS Pinckney were equipped with Forward Looking Infrared cameras (FLIR) last night in the search efforts of a Malaysia...

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Silver Linings Prayer Book

I type, delete, type again, delete more. Today I am the bearer of bad news. Most people I know avoid the Negative Nellies, the chronic complainers...

In a 2009 photo, Pfc. Ronnie Butler, a gunner with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, displays a tattoo he designed with his brother when he was younger.  Matthew Thompson/U.S. Army

Tattoo shop owners react to Army grooming regulation changes

New regulations from the Army could limit the placement of future tattoos by Fort Drum soldiers, among other grooming standards.
 
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Fort Carson: Punishment for soldier's non-salute selfie will be kept secret

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The punishment of a Fort Carson soldier, who caused internet outrage with a ‘selfie’ of her avoiding saluting the flag,...

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Pentagon outlines ideas for hybrid retirement system

WASHINGTON — Amid attempts to reduce military personnel spending, the Pentagon on Thursday presented its official thinking on the politically...

'Military women in power' empower female troops

Hello military community,

I had the pleasure of meeting a wonderful, hardworking and compassionate woman on a mission: Army Sgt. Sandy Rolon...

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Joseph “Jay” Morse waits to speak at the SMU Dedman School of Law in Dallas in November 2013. Morse, the top Army prosecutor for sexual assault cases, has been suspended after a fellow Army lawyer reported he groped her and tried to kiss her at a conference more than two years ago. (LM Otero/AP)

Army’s top sex assault prosecutor suspended after assault allegation

WASHINGTON — The top Army prosecutor for sexual assault cases has been suspended after a lawyer who worked for him recently reported he’d groped...

Servicemembers, civilians and family members learn about core values during a safety stand down brief at Torii Station in Okinawa, Japan, on Oct. 25, 2012. The stand down came a week after a curfew was implemented in response to an alleged sexual assault by two U.S. servicemembers on Okinawa. (Howard Reed/U.S. Army)

Alcohol, liberty restrictions led to less crime on Okinawa last year

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Strict new liberty and alcohol rules coincided with a historic drop last year in crimes committed by U.S. personnel on...

Some Military Consumers Not Seeing Earned Protections

WASHINGTON, Mar. 6, 2014 – Service members, veterans and their families who complained to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about financial...

The 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos, left, speaks with Cpl. Kyle Carpenter before the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., on Nov. 9, 2013.  Mallory S. VanderSchans/U.S. Marine Corps

Report: Afghanistan veteran William Kyle Carpenter to receive Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will award medically retired Marine Lance Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter the Medal of Honor later this year in...

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