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Special resources for our military children

Hello Military Community,

This week, in conjunction with Month of the Military Child, I will be highlighting a few resources that you and...

Dawn and Van Harl (left), John Rauschin Korea in 1953.

Korea -- Two generations in country

I did my time in Korea, in 1983.
It wasn't really a hardship; I had my wife Dawn with me.
We were both in the Air Force doing a one-year...

Kim Yeon-soon moves in to give another hug to retired U.S. airman Richard Cadwallader during a reunion ceremony April 1, 2013, at a Seoul hotel. The two were reunited nearly 60 years after Kim was brought to Cadwallader's military base as a child with severe burns after the Korean War, and the airman went out of his way to help care for her. With them is Cadwallader's wife, Nancy, and other members of Kim's and Cadwallader's families. (Jon Rabiroff/Stars and Stripes)

Korean War vet reunited with woman he helped nearly 60 years ago

SEOUL — Retired U.S. airman Richard Cadwallader finally got to hug the woman who earned his lifelong admiration for the way she bravely dealt with...

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Furlough time reduced for DOD civilians

WASHINGTON — Civilian defense employees now are facing 14 unpaid furlough days this summer instead of the 22 previously announced by the Pentagon...

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Military tuition assistance restored, but timing is uncertain

WASHINGTON — The military’s tuition assistance programs will resume soon, but no one knows when.

Last week, Congress rolled back plans...

Official urges spouses to start job hunt before moving

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 – As service members start to receive their orders for summer moves, it’s time for working spouses to update resumes,...

U.S. Air Force Airman First Class, Lee Simpson from Sportanburg, S.C., mans a machine gun atop a humvee, with South Korean soldiers during a joint military drill. (AP)

US-South Korea alliance won't be bullied by the North, USFK says

SEOUL — U.S. Forces Korea said allied troops in South Korea will not be bullied by North Korea’s announcement Tuesday that parts of its military...

If decorating Easter eggs, do it right!

How to boil an egg

If you think a recipe for boiled eggs is carrying things a bit too far, try this method just once, and...

Remembering sacrifices military families make

Hello Military Community,

April is Month of the Military Child and gives the nation the opportunity to recognize the character, strength and...

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N. Korea could take South in 3 days, latest video claims

SEOUL — In the latest salvo of an intensive propaganda campaign, North Korea claims it could take control of South Korea in three days, releasing...

Officials sign plan to counter North Korean threats

YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea, March 24, 2013 – The chairman of the South Korean military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff and the U.S. Army general who...

Japanese motorcyclist dies in crash with on-duty sailor

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Japanese motorcyclist died Thursday in a collision with a vehicle driven by an on-duty sailor just outside Camp Foster,...

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