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Navy Plans Upgrades at Sasebo Base for Future Warships
The Navy's 2017 budget request includes funds to upgrade its pier-side facilities at Sasebo Naval Base in Japan.
Restricted Chemical Found in River; Kadena Says Drinking Water Safe
Kadena Air Base has offered reassurances that its water is safe to drink even though high levels of a restricted substance we...
Bone Collector: Nonprofit Dedicated to Recovering WWII Remains
Areas of Okinawa, Japan, still contain shallow, unmarked graves 70 years after World War II.
US Army Black Hawk Makes Hard Landing Off Okinawa; 7 Injured
Seven U.S. service members were injured Wednesday when the helicopter in which they were riding made a hard landing aboard a...
Prep Work for New Camp Schwab Runway to be Temporarily Suspended
The Japanese government plans to temporarily suspend ongoing preparation for a new runway at Camp Schwab in Okinawa’s remote...
Okinawa Protests Intensify as Futenma Relocation Construction Begins
For more than a decade, the protest movement over the relocation of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to Camp Schwab was large...
Sailor, Airman on Motorcycle Killed in Head-On Collision on Okinawa
A sailor and an airman were killed after a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a car in Chatan town, Okinawa.
Japan Opens Door for Possible Shift of Ospreys Off Okinawa
Japanese officials appear to be laying the groundwork for shifting some Marine Corps Ospreys to the mainland from Okinawa.
Officials Identify Kadena Airman Who Died at Okinawa Waterfall
Japanese officials have identified the airman who died Saturday at Aha Falls, a spot popular with servicemembers and tourists...
Russia's Pacific Activity: A Show of Force or More?
The Pacific Pivot has been widely perceived as a U.S. effort to counterbalance a resurgent China. Russia clearly wants to sho...
Banned Pollutant Detected in Water Under Marine Base on Okinawa
High levels of a banned pollutant have been detected in water running under Marine Corps Air Station Futenma,
Okinawan Villagers to File Complaint Over Marine Corps Aircraft Mishap
Okinawan villagers plan to file a complaint with the U.S. military after a Marine Corps aircraft dropped a tire during traini...
2 Vets Win Agent Orange Exposure Cases from Okinawa
Two service members who served on Okinawa during the Vietnam War have won cases claiming they developed ailments from AO expo...
Okinawans Awarded $265 Million Over Aircraft Noise at Kadena
The judges admonished the Japanese government for ignoring the situation and not taking concrete steps to curb the noise.
Work Resumes on Controversial Military Runway on Okinawa
Work resumed Tuesday on a controversial new U.S. military runway after local opposition shut down the project for 10 months.
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After Almost 5 Years, Army's 101st Airborne Will Return to Full Air Assault Power
U.S. Army aviation officials have launched an effort to restore full air assault capability to the 101st Airborne Division.
New Army Chief Wants to Let Soldiers Stay Longer at Favorite Duty Stations
Could soldiers be able to put off PCS moves for nine years?
Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Men and Women Seeing Different Failure Rates on Army's Gender-Neutral Fitness Test
The Army general in charge of the service's new combat fitness test said he's confident it will remain gender-neutral.
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Soldiers Will Test New Flame-Resistant Wool Pullover this Winter
Hundreds of soldiers will test a new lightweight shift designed to keep soldiers dry and warm.
Bullpup or Belt-Fed? Prototypes for Army's Next-Gen Squad Weapons Finally Revealed
Three competing firms displayed their prototype 6.8mm rifles and automatic rifles at the 2019 AUSA conference.
General: Army's JROTC Needs Tech Programs, Diversity
The Army must invest in STEM education and interactive learning for its JROTC programs to succeed.
Navy's 'Doomsday' Plane Hits a Bird, Suffers $2M in Damages
An E-6B Mercury, a nuclear command-and-control plane, hit the bird at Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Oct. 2.
Student Naval Pilot Was Flying at 15,000 Feet When Engine Caught Fire
A pilot and instructor were 30 minutes into a planned hour-long training flight when they got indication of an engine fire.
Air Force News
Full F-35 Production May Not Begin for More Than a Year, Pentagon Top Buyer Says
It's official: top Pentagon officials will not clear the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for full-rate production this year.
Air Force Denies Report More Security Forces Sent to Incirlik
The U.S. has not increased its security at Incirlik Air Base, which it shares with Turkish forces, Air Force officials said.
Air Force Nurse Pleads Guilty in Tricare Fraud Scheme
Federal prosecutors say Maj. Romeatrius Moss pleaded guilty to soliciting and receiving a kickback on Tuesday.
Marine Corps News
Veteran Furious with CVS Manager's Handling of Military Photo; Manager Calls Police
When Regedanz went to the CVS, he said the manager said she couldn't sell him the reprint because of copyright infringement.
Marine Corps Announces It Was Wrong -- Again -- on Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo
Evidence shows another Marine long-believed to be in the famous photo from atop Mount Suribachi was misidentified.
Kyle Carpenter Is Still Refusing to Hide His Scars
It's been nine years since the Medal of Honor recipient hurled himself onto a live grenade to save a fellow Marine.
Coast Guard News
Charged with Killing His 'Best Bud,' Coast Guardsman Appears in Camp Pendleton Courtroom
Seaman Ethan W. Tucker was arrested Aug. 28 after a seven-month Coast Guard investigation into the January death.
Coast Guard Offloads $92 Million Worth of Smuggled Cocaine in San Diego
The Coast Guard offloaded more than 6,800 pounds of cocaine -- worth an estimated $92 million -- on Wednesday.
Despite Hurricane Damage, Coast Guard Pressing On with Next-Gen Cutter Construction
Coast Guard's New Plan for Next-Gen Cutter Contracts Will Prevent Delays, Commandant Says