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Trash piles up on the streets of typhoon devastated Guiuan on Friday. Seth Robson/Stars and Stripes

Slow, rain-soaked progress made at US military's second Haiyan aid spot

GUIUAN, Philippines — Much of the focus for Typhoon Haiyan aid has centered on Tacloban, the largest city ravaged by the massive storm, but the U....

Photos by Michiko Straker and Renee Booe

Bringing photos to life

Five volunteers from U.S. military bases in Japan recently traveled nearly 300 miles to bring something to Ishinomaki City that many residents...

Non-chargeable leave for same-sex marriages

Hello military community,

I hope you and your families had a wonderful Veterans Day and were able to enjoy the spirit of the day by...

Photos by Tetsuo Nakahara, Stripes Okinawa

Long road to recovery

There was a watermark 9 feet-high on the living room wall of Ishinomaki Christian Center in Ishinomaki City where a U.S. Army Garrison team of...

  The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the South China Sea, which is part of its area of responsibility, Nov. 19, 2013. (Photo by Raul Moreno Jr./U.S. Navy)

China at odds with US, allies over its newly declared ‘defense zone’

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – China is firing back with criticism of the United States and Japan after the two countries refused to recognize its...

Sailors load relief supplies bound for the Philippines aboard a V-22 Osprey on the USS George Washington aircraft carrier last week. (Photo by Eric Guzman/Stars and Stripes)

US military relief effort for Philippine typhoon winding down

CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines — The U.S. military’s assistance for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan appears to be rapidly winding down as responsibility...

Command Sgt. Maj. John Sparks delivers copies of Stars and Stripes to Marines in Iraq in April 2004. The Pentagon, under intense pressure to maintain American military might in an era of sequestration and falling budgets, is considering the elimination of Stars and Stripes and the Pentagon Channel as well as programming cuts to American Forces Network. (Photo by David K. Dismukes/U.S. Army)

Cuts to AFN, closing Stars and Stripes on Pentagon budget table

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon, under intense pressure to maintain American military might in an era of sequestration and falling budgets, is...

  Patrons work out at Gunner's Gym, a Marine Corps facility at Camp Foster on Okinawa on Nov. 5, 2013. The gym sold the supplement Craze until sales were restricted by the service in October after reports that it contained an amphetamine-like substance. (Photo by Travis J. Tritten/Stars and Stripes)

Military struggles to react to potentially dangerous supplements

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Craze was the first pre-workout fitness supplement Airman 1st Class Julio Sanchez ever took.

Sold as a...

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Pentagon clarifies definition of ‘US hire’ overseas

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The Pentagon has issued a policy advisory that appears to strike down an interpretation of the term “U.S. hire” long...

Maj. Gen. Charles L. Hudson, center, U.S. Consul General, Naha, Alfred R. Magleby, right, and the Ginowan Landowners Association President, Shinichi Matayoshi, install a boundary marker Nov. 22 at West Futenma Housing Area on Camp Foster.

US, Okinawa making progress on land return

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa --
Japan Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister of Defense, Ryota Takeda, visited the West Futenma Housing Area Nov. 22 at...

Marines depart Philippine town devastated by typhoon

TACLOBAN, The Philippines — The U.S. Marines begin pulling out of typhoon-ravaged Tacloban over the weekend as the emergency needs decrease and...

Postal deadlines for sending holiday packages loom

The holiday season is here and postal officials are urging users of the military postal service to mail cards and presents as early as possible...

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