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Typhoon Trami remains forecast to achieve super-typhoon status sometime Monday evening, with Ishigaki Island, in southwestern Japan, remaining in Trami's crosshairs, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center's latest track.  WWW.NOAA.GOV
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Alejandra Juarez, right, kisses her daughter Estela, 9, as she picks her up from her new school in Mexico's Yucatan on Aug. 30. Juarez was deported on Aug. 3, after 22 years in the U.S., where she built a home and family with her husband, an Iraq War veteran.  DIANNA CAHN/STARS AND STRIPES
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A military family, divided: After deportation, a Marine veteran’s wife searches for a future

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September 25, 2018

YUCATAN, Mexico – For a few days, things are almost routine.

Air Force Col. Larry Card speaks at a POW/MIA Recognition Day event in Cabanatuan, Philippines, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.  SETH ROBSON/STARS AND STRIPES
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Vets remember daring raid that liberated 500 POWs in the Philippines

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September 25, 2018

CABANATUAN, Philippines — “They sent us out there to die.” That’s how an American veteran recently recalled his time at one of Japan’s most notorious Prisoner of War camps.

An airmen offers cold drinks to Japanese policemen during the annual Japanese-American Friendship Festival at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 16. 2018.  SCREENSHOT FROM TWITTER
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Twitter reacts after Japanese police reject airman’s ‘heart-warming’ gesture

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September 24, 2018

TOKYO — An airman’s failed attempt at gifting refreshments to two Japanese police officers made the rounds on social media last week after a Twitter user captured the “heart-...

Air Education and Training Command officials announced the service’s new cloud-based learning ecosystem is currently in a beta test with four courses, with testing expected to complete in the summer of 2019 and full operational capability expected in early 2020. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons)

Cloud-based Air Force learning ecosystem to give control and “21st Century speed” to Airmen

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September 25, 2018
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Education and Training Command officials announced the service’s new cloud-based learning ecosystem is currently in a beta
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hold their hands together after watching the mass games performance of "The Glorious Country" at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.  PYONGYANG PRESS CORPS POOL VIA AP
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Korean military pact seeks to ease border tensions despite lack of nuclear progress

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September 24, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea wasn’t at the table when military commanders from the U.S.-led United Nations Command and the joint Chinese-North Korean forces signed the 1953...