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The @USNavy  is putting more money in operations and maintenance for 2021 because the service needs to improve readiness after falling behind for many years, said acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly.

Military units in Japan were instructed to place bulk orders for masks, gloves, eye protection, alcohol, hand gel, sanitation wipes, bleach and towels, according to a copy of the public health order obtained Thursday by Stars and Stripes.

How did @AstroDrewMorgan  pack for space? How does he sleep? Students at RAF Alconbury Middle/High School were able to ask the @NASA  astronaut live as he floated high above them in the @Space_Station .

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Parents of female students at Ryukyu Middle School at Kadena Air Base on Okinawa allege their children were singled out for wearing loose athletic pants with no zipper, while male students were permitted to wear basketball shorts.

It remains unclear whether a @USMC  ban on Confederate-related paraphernalia would apply to barracks rooms or if it would require removing any existing features on military bases.

Christopher T. Engle co-owned Hearts2Heros, which solicited contributions to create and send care packages to deployed service members. Instead, Engle admitted he took donations totaling nearly $287,000.

Apart from providing some aerial surveillance over Syria, NATO plays no direct role in the conflict-torn country

The change originated when female @AF_Academy  cadets asked @usairforce  chief of staff, Gen. David Goldfein why the service anthem's third verse hailed the bravery of men, but not women.


Roman Sabal first applied to become a U.S. citizen in 1995 after serving for six years as a Marine and then several more years in the Army Reserves. He was denied entry to the U.S. on Monday for his scheduled citizenship hearing.

Donald Stratton, a sailor severely burned while aboard the doomed USS Arizona during the Japanese surprise attack Dec. 7, 1941, died Saturday. He was 97. His passing leaves only two living survivors of the battleship, Lou Conter and Ken Potts.

A 92-year-old woman has been buried in Nebraska with British military honors for a secret that she held for decades: her World War II service as a codebreaker of German intelligence communications

Richard Overton, the oldest-living veteran, was born on May 11, 1906, the same year as the first wireless radio broadcast, and a year before Oklahoma became a state. He died Thursday at the age of 112.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper defended the Pentagon’s effort to strip Stars and Stripes of all of its federal funding as part of its fiscal year 2021 budget request, telling reporters in Brussels that the independent news organization is not a priority.

Lt. Col. Patrick Schreiber, a retired Kansas Army officer, has lost his fight in federal court over his adopted daughter’s citizenship status, meaning she may have to return to her native South Korea.

As a new year begins, we take time to remember each of the 22 American service members killed in Afghanistan in 2019.

A protest at a mall in Sheung Shui, near Hong Kong's boundary with the mainland, was part of efforts to pressure the government by disrupting economic activity.