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AFN's mobile app for Apple iOS and Google Android devices allows users to stream AFN 360, a hybrid version of its radio programming. The stream is also available through AFN Europe websites to listeners on the Continent. (Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes)

AFN to stream live radio online

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Try to dial in American Forces Network Kaiserslautern’s radio signal while driving around town and you’re likely to find...

A photo of Osan American Elementary School on Osan Air Base, South Korea, which is part of the Department of Defense Dependent Schools-Korea, taken on March 13, 2013. (Armando R. Limon/Stars and Stripes)

No DODEA teacher furloughs during rest of school year

There will be no teacher furloughs at Defense Department schools for the remainder of the current school year, according to a message that the...

DOD hopes to save money with more base closures, fewer civilians

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department is hoping to save “substantial sums” by closing bases and reducing the civilian workforce in another round of...

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Services reinstate tuition assistance for service members

One day after the Army restored tuition assistance for soldiers, the Air Force did the same on Wednesday for its airmen, acting on a directive...

Help make child's move to new base a smooth one

 

Hello Military Community,

April is a month for renewal and remembering the sacrifices of military kids. As a community bonded...

American teen in Japanese custody for allegedly setting fire to shrine, shed

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A 15-year-old American who admitted to setting fire to a shed in Zama city last month is in custody after confessing to...

The U.S. Navy contracted crane M/V Jascon 25 removes the final hull section of the mine countermeasure ship USS Guardian from Tubbataha Reef on March 30, 2013. Operations have shifted from salvage to assessing damage to the reef and investigations into culpability for the Jan. 17 grounding. (Kelby Sanders/U.S. Navy)

Philippines assesses $1.4 million fine for damage from Guardian grounding

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The U.S. government faces a $1.4 million fine for damage caused to a Philippines national park when the minesweeper...

“Relax,” a narrator says, adding the South won’t be taken by surprise and is fully prepared to respond to any North Korean provocation because of the ability to track anything significant north of the Demilitarized Zone and the “nuclear umbrella” the U.S.–South Korean alliance provides. (YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XZJkV1cfdiI)

US, South Korea preparing for North provocation in near future

SEOUL — Officials are preparing for the possibility that North Korea will carry out some kind of provocation next week in conjunction with the...

Marines with the III Marine Expeditionary Force maneuver amphibious assault vehicles through the water in formation March 5, 2013, at Camp Schwab on Okinawa, where the Futenma air station is slated to be moved. (Mark W. Stroud/Courtesy U.S. Marine Corps)

US, Japan agree relocation of Futenma is more than a decade away

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – The United States and Japan agreed Friday that the relocation of the controversial Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and the...

The USS Guardian sits aground on the Tubbataha Reef in the Philippines, Jan. 22, 2013. Work to cut up and remove the ship is expected to begin Friday. Geoffrey Trudell/U.S. Navy, Flickr

USS Guardian: CO, 3 others relieved after grounding review

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan -- The commanding officer of the former minesweeper USS Guardian and three others have been relieved of duty following...

DOD to Deploy Ballistic Missile Defense System to Guam

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013 – The Defense Department will deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, or THAAD, ballistic missile defense...

A caravan of vehicles from South Korea passes under a bridge en route to the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea in April 2010. About 1,000 South Koreans work in the complex, which supports about 120 companies and more than 43,000 workers. Jon Rabiroff/Stars and Stripes

North Korea halts commuters going to Kaesong

PAJU, South Korea - North Korea barred South Korean commuters from crossing the border Wednesday to work at the jointly owned Kaesong Industrial...

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