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Gay airman fights for military benefits

CHEYENNE -- Airman First Class Daniel Henderson needed to make an important stop before beginning his new post at F.E. Warren Air Force.

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  Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 post their new battle colors during a ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. (Photo by Lisa Tourtelot, Stars and Stripes)

Sun sets on Marines' historic 'phrogs'

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Okinawa — They first crossed into the Pacific Ocean in 1966 to support Marines in Vietnam.

There,...

An Osprey MV-22 from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar lands at a remote spot inside Cleveland National Forest, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013. (Photo by Greg Vojtko/U.S. Marine Corps)

Japan requests more info from Osprey hard landing

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – The Japanese government said Wednesday that it has requested more information from the United States regarding the hard...

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Maru: Dog with a blog

With over 535,000 followers and 30,000 likes per photo on his Instagram page, Maru is...

Ambassador Network launches to help military spouses find jobs

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2013 – The Defense Department has broadened its reach to military spouses looking for jobs through its new Spouse Ambassador...

The power of poop

SEOUL, South Korea -- Though the average Korean you ask would have no idea what you are talking about, a recently released video documentary by...

Japanese police turn over sailors' sexual assault case to prosecutors

SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — Japanese police have forwarded the case against two USS Bonhomme Richard sailors accused of sexual assault to...

  After some 250 U.S. Marines trained in Australia's Northern Territory in June, the Corps has sent another 1,000 troops Down Under for Exercise Koolendong 2013. Plans evanutally call for 2,500 Marines to travel to Darwin, Australia, on six-month rotations. (Photo by Seth Robson/Stars and Stripes)

Australia exercise to test facilities for expanded US Marine Corps presence

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — More than 1,000 Marines will train in Australia over the next two weeks, testing the waters for the six-month deployment...

Get back on track after vacation

So you went away, saw a new part of the world, and now you’re back. You ate, you drank, you relaxed, and then you ate some more.

And now it’...

Looking back on labor's first day

On the morning of Sept. 5, 1882, a crowd of spectators filled the sidewalks of lower Manhattan near city hall and along Broadway. They had come...

Services for school-age kids found off, on base

Hello military community,

As many military parents settle into the new school year, finding a safe and fun environment for school-age...

Chinese sailors and U.S. sailors with a search-and-seizure team from the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason get final instructions before participating in a small-arms exercise aboard the Chinese destroyer Harbin in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. (Rob Aylward/ Courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

US, Chinese sailors participate in anti-piracy exercise

MANAMA, Bahrain — In what could potentially be a small-scale rehearsal for the large scale RIMPAC 2014 exercise, U.S. and Chinese naval forces...

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