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Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman, second right, walks with North Korea's Sports Ministry Vice Minister Son Kwang Ho, third right, upon his arrival at the international airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Rodman took a team of former NBA players on a trip for an exhibition game on Kim Jong Un's birthday, Wednesday, Jan. 8. Kim Kwang Hyon/AP

Family appalled Rodman won't help detained man

SEATTLE (AP) -- The sister of a Washington man imprisoned in North Korea says she's worried that Dennis Rodman, who is in the country to celebrate...

Sgt. Rafael Peralta   U.S. MARINE CORPS

Hagel reviewing Medal of Honor case for Marine killed in Iraq

The U.S. Secretary of Defense is "familiarizing himself" with the history of one of the most controversial actions from the war in Iraq: the...

  The Joint Chiefs of Staff and other military leaders testify on sexual assault in the military before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., June 4, 2013.  Teddy Wade/U.S. Army

Pensions continue to grow for military brass

WASHINGTON — Top military brass will keep their specially boosted pensions despite the December budget deal that trimmed pension rates for other...

New law brings changes to Uniform Code of Military Justice

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 – The National Defense Authorization Act passed last month requires sweeping changes to the Uniform Code of Military...

Screen grab from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service website with information on how to request a debt waiver for erroneous payment of LQA. (DFAS)

Congress asks GAO to probe DOD housing allowance policies

STUTTGART, Germany — Members of the House Armed Services Committee are calling on the government’s investigative arm to assess the Defense...

  A helicopter flies near the dock landing ship USS Germantown while underway in the western Pacific Ocean in August 2013. (Edward Guttierrez III/U.S. Navy)

USS Germantown's top enlisted sailor reassigned over sex-assault allegation

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – The top enlisted sailor aboard the USS Germantown has been temporarily relieved in the wake of allegations of sexual...

  Command Riverine Boat from Coastal Riverine Squadron Four, operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, makes its way to a safe location in the Persian Gulf for a weapons exercise Oct. 20, 2013. The Persian Gulf was one of several places where troops will no longer receive imminent danger pay thanks to a recent decision by the Defense Department. The new rule takes effect on June 1. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripe)

Sailors question elimination of danger pay in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain — Many sailors in Bahrain are questioning the Defense Department’s decision to eliminate imminent danger pay for servicemembers...

Ex-Kubasaki soccer star Hess killed in Afghanistan

A U.S. Marine from Spokane, Wash., and former Kubasaki soccer star was killed on New Year’s Day in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced...

Pentagon announces upcoming changes to Imminent Danger Pay

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 – The Defense Department announced today changes in imminent danger pay that will go into effect June 1, DOD spokesman...

  Stryker armored combat vehicles patrol USAG Bavaria's new convoy live-fire course during its opening, Dec. 18, 2013. Michael Darnell/Stars and Stripes

$400M for Army's Stryker comes with strings attached

An almost $400 million infusion into the Army’s Stryker program comes with strings attached from lawmakers who want to know more about a stockpile...

Hagel thanks Japanese counterpart for Futenma efforts

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today thanked Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera for the Japanese government's efforts in...

Fitness 2014

If you plan to work off those high-calorie holiday carb intakes with a shiny new New Year’s resolution, you’re not alone. Most health related...

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