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AFN gets rights to air 2018 World Cup

The American military serving overseas will get to watch the most watched sporting event in the world, soccer’s World Cup, on American Forces...

Ewiniar could restrengthen into tropical storm; Hong Kong could see Strong Wind Signal 3 by Thursday afternoon.  NOAA.GOV

Okinawa keeps eye on Tropical Storm Ewiniar

This report was last updated at 8 a.m. on June 8.
 
 
5:15 a.m. Friday, June 8, Hong Kong/Manila time: Final...
Bullfights on Okinawa, Japan, aren’t like those in other countries, where the animals face off with a sword-wielding matador. For the most part, the Japanese version is bloodless.

A different kind of bullfighting

Many Westerners see bullfighting as a gory dance to the death — usually of the bull.

But bullfights on...

DVIDS updates name, performs same missions

The Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System, commonly referred to as DVIDS, has changed its full name to the Defense Visual Information...
Japanese police say a Camp Hansen-based Marine struck and killed an Okinawan man who was lying in a roadway in Uruma, Okinawa, early Wednesday, June 6, 2018.  STORMY MENDEZ/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

Police: Marine hits, kills Okinawan man sleeping in roadway

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Camp Hansen Marine struck and killed a Japanese man with his vehicle Wednesday morning in Okinawa prefecture, according...

You say ramen, I say soba

So what’s the difference between ramen and Okinawa soba anyway?

Well, according to TotalOkinawa (...

Avoiding any sudden increases in activity level, duration, load, and intensity can help prevent overuse injuries. Injuries can also happen as a result of technique errors, such as poor form during strength training exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

‘No pain, no gain’ not always recipe for success

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — You may be telling yourself, “no pain, no gain,” as you hit your usual speed on the treadmill for the fourth day in a row. But...

Col. Mark S. Coppess (U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO)

MCAS Futenma commander ousted due to ‘loss of trust and confidence’ in ability to lead

The Marine Corps has relieved the head of one of its most important Pacific bases due to a “loss of trust and confidence in his ability to lead...

Marine spouse Kalynn Domokos honored her cousin, Christian Riley Garcia, and other Sante Fe High School, Texas, shooting victims with a vigil at Toguchi Beach, Okinawa, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (COURTESY OF KALYNN DOMOKOS)

Marine spouse honors cousin, other Sante Fe shooting victims with Okinawa beach vigil

The cousin of a teenager who dreamed of joining the military before he was killed in a school shooting last month organized a vigil Sunday on...

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis delivers remarks during the opening session of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, June 2, 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Fulton (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

Alliances, partnerships critical to US Indo-Pacific strategy, Mattis says

WASHINGTON -- Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with U.S. treaty allies and other partners, America seeks to build an Indo-Pacific region where...

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan takes part in a replenishment at sea in waters south of Japan, May 14, 2018. (KENNETH ABBATE/U.S. NAVY)

Japanese prosecutors drop USS Ronald Reagan sailor’s drug-smuggling case

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A USS Ronald Reagan sailor will not be prosecuted in Japanese court after he was accused of smuggling illegal drugs...

An Air Force CV-22 Osprey sits at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  ALLEN ONSTOTT/STARS AND STRIPES

Air Force Ospreys make unscheduled landing on southern Japanese island

TOKYO — A pair of Air Force CV-22 Ospreys made an unscheduled landing on a southern Japanese island Monday after a warning light came on in one of...

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