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  Philippine citizens gather around a MH-60S Seahawk from the "Golden Falcons" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 as it delivers relief supplies in support of Operation Damayan. The George Washington Strike Group supports the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade to assist the Philippine government in response to the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Republic of the Philippines. (Photo by Peter Burghart/U.S. Navy)

Amphibious ships to replace carrier helping with Philippines disaster

SEOUL — The USS George Washington will likely leave the Philippines in about three days, after the arrival of two amphibious ships that are better...

Helping out for the holidays

Hello military community,

As we approach Thanksgiving I give thanks for the continued safety of my husband and look forward to spending the...

  Displaced residents from Typhoon Haiyan prepare for takeoff inside a C-17 Globemaster from Tacloban Airport to Manila, Nov. 15, 2013. Evacuation and supply delivery are two of the ways U.S. military is working to assist Operation Damayan. Jonathan Wright/U.S. Marine Corps

When disaster strikes, US military assets often key to relief efforts

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — It was a familiar scene as the USS George Washington reached the Philippines this week: the U.S. military rushing to the...

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Senators find momentum shifting in revising military sexual-assault law

WASHINGTON — Timing can be everything in politics, as a congressional showdown over military sexual assault might soon demonstrate.

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In this photo taken on July 31, 2013, and released by the College of Charleston Athletics, College of Charleston basketball player Nori Johnson carrying teammate Anthony Stitt while doing buddy carries on Sullivan's Island, S.C. At the College of Charleston, second-year coach Doug Wojcik and the team strength coach lead their own version of Navy SEALs training on a nearby beach. AP Photo/The College of Charleston Athletics

Collegiate teams using military training to prepare

SAN FRANCISCO — One of Colorado's most skilled basketball players pushed through a moment of anxiety as he led worn-out teammates in a military...

Caroline Kennedy arrives to take up Tokyo position

TOKYO (AP) - Caroline Kennedy arrived in Japan on Friday to take up her position as U.S. ambassador with one important strength: She has the ear...

Philippine Army guards maintain order among refugees waiting to board a flight out of Tacloban Airport bound for Villamor Airbase, Manila, Philippines, November 15, 2013. (Photo by Eric Guzman/Stars and Stripes)

People looking to leave typhoon-stricken region face chaos at Tacloban airport

TACLOBAN, Philippines — It was a chaotic scene at the Tacloban airport on Friday as commercial airlines crowded ramps and runways, and people with...

The Commandant of the Marine Corps has approved a recommendation from the service’s uniform board to adopt the men’s dress and service cap for women, too. (Photo by USMC)

Marines decide on men’s dress and service cap for everyone

It’s official: The Marines will not be wearing “...

Marine dies after apparent fall from building in Okinawa

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa -- An Okinawa-based Marine died after an apparent fall from a building in the capital city of Naha on Thursday morning,...

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno addresses the media in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room May 15, 2012. Odierno discussed future changes in the structure and size of the Army including the expansion of the roles of women in combat forces. (DoD Photo By Glenn Fawcett)(Released)

Head of Army warns of cost of military sexual assault plan

WASHINGTON — The head of the Army said Wednesday that taking decisions on prosecuting serious crimes away from commanders would be costly and...

  Petty Officer 3rd Class Juan Burns, assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam, reviews navigational charts in the bridge wing as the ship prepares to leave the port of Hong Kong on Nov. 12, 2013. (Photo by Declan Barnes/U.S. Navy)

US Navy carrier arrives in Philippines, more help on the way

SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — The George Washington carrier strike group arrived in the vicinity of the Leyte Gulf on Thursday, signaling the start...

  U.S. Marines strap down shipping pallets on Nov. 13, 2013, in Manila, Philippines. The shipments will be delivered to those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan last Friday. (Photo by Eric Guzman/Stars and Stripes)

US relief for Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines stepped up

VILLAMOR AIR BASE, Philippines — U.S. relief efforts in the Philippines are accelerating, with 24-hour air operations and the imminent arrival of...

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