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Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, receives a briefing from 2nd Lt. Nina Hoskins, 81st Surgical Operations squadron room nurse, on robotics surgery capabilities inside the robotics surgery clinic at Keesler Medical Center, Miss., June 16, 2017. The training program was stood up in March 2017 and has trained surgical teams within the Air Force and across the Department of the Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -- As the use of surgical robotics increases, the Air Force Medical Service is training its surgical teams in the latest...

Heather Carter, an above-knee amputee, participates in a therapy session at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Caring for skin around amputation sites is one of the most critical roles of a military dermatologist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sean Kimmons)

Caring for skin goes deeper than applying lotion

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — As a cold snap takes over, we quickly feel the effects of dry hair and itchy skin. We pay attention if a rash develops or if...

The Air Force Voting Assistance Program recently realigned under installation Airman and Family Readiness Centers. The move is part of an Air Force-wide effort to reduce Airmen’s additional duties so they can more effectively focus on their core missions. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

AF streamlines voting program to help optimize Airmen’s core missions

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials recently released guidance that streamlines the organizational structure and...

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva testify on the National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture Review before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, Feb. 6, 2018. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kathryn E. Holm

Mattis urges Congress to provide budget predictability for DoD

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2018 — While the National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture Review align with the president’s National Security...

Cobra Gold 18: Royal Thai and US forces construct school building with Indonesian military

CHACHOENGSAO, Thailand -- The Royal Thai, United States, and Indonesian Armed Forces gathered during a pillar raising ceremony for an Exercise...

Photo by Staff Sgt. Bryan Nygaard

Marines answer "A Nation's Call" in new advertisement

QUANTICO, VA -- Marine Corps Recruiting Command released the latest commercial under the “Battles Won” brand idea on Super Bowl Sunday, February 4...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jan. 19, 2016) Lt. Cmdr. Heather Flores, assigned to U.S. Fleet Forces Command, poses in the Improved Fire Retardant Variant (IFRV) coverall onboard Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads. The IFRV, made of a light weight, tri-fabric blend, is flame resistant and will replace the current flame retardant variant coverall in use by the fleet. (U.S. Navy photo illustration by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stacy M. Atkins Ricks/Released)

Ready, Set, Wear: Guidelines for IFRV Wear Announced

NORFOLK (NNS) -- Effective immediately, commands can now order the Improved Flame Resistant Variant (IFRV) coverall. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces...

Air Force Capt. Marc Bleha, commander of Wake Island Airfield, speaks with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a refueling stop at Wake Island, Feb. 3, 2018. Dunford is traveling to meet counterparts in Australia and Thailand. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique Pineiro

Wake Island Embodies Reality of America as Pacific Power

WAKE ISLAND, Feb. 3, 2018 — By history and by blood, the United States is a Pacific nation and nothing says that better than this remote coral...

The Williams family members: (clockwise from lower left) Mea, Derrick, Tyjae and Jaden. Derrick is a Texas state trooper as a civilian and a technical sergeant in the Air Force Reserve's 74th Aerial Port Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. (Courtesy photo)

Busy lifestyle helps family cope with deployments

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2018 — Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Derrick Williams believes keeping busy helps his family, even when he’s not around due...

A sailor mans the rails as the USS Ronald Reagan arrives at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Dec. 4, 2017.  KENNETH ABBATE/U.S. NAVY

USS Ronald Reagan sailor arrested, accused of sexual assault in Tokyo

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A sailor assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan was arrested Saturday by Tokyo police after being accused...

Photos courtesy of Okinawa Fresh Noodle Cooperative Association

Soba à la Okinawa: You’ve never had noodles like this before

In Japan, everybody loves noodles, and Okinawans are no different. In fact, they’ve got their own regional strand of the classic Asian cuisine...

Okinawa’s anti-base movement suffers major setback with election loss

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The movement to halt the relocation of Marine air operations within Okinawa prefecture suffered a major setback Sunday when...

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