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President Donald Trump has warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face dire consequences for threatening the United States.



University course sics students on problems stumping the military

An Air Force veteran is the force behind “Hacking for Defense,” a course at several universities that challenges top engineering students with some of the myriad problems confronting the U.S. military and intelligence community.


Courts accepting PTSD as criminal defense

State and federal courts have more recently accepted PTSD as a method of criminal defense or claim of insanity, but that doesn't mean judges or juries are swayed.


Servicemembers in Japan swelter in record-breaking heatwave

Record temperatures are baking the home of U.S. Forces Japan in western Tokyo during a heatwave that has killed more than 30 people over the past week.


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Marines celebrate liberation of Guam, 74 years after critical WWII battle

Okinawa-based Marines were hailed as heroes Saturday as they led Guam’s Liberation Day parade, an annual celebration of the U.S. Pacific island territory’s deliverance 74 years ago from a brutal Japanese occupation. Thousands of Guamanians and indigenous Chamorro lined the streets shouting, “Thank you for your service.”


Misawa child care worker found dead in her off-base residence

Japanese police are investigating the death of a Misawa Air Base civilian last week in her home off base.


Air Force fighter intercepts plane near Trump golf course

A U.S. Air Force fighter jet intercepted a small general aviation aircraft flying near President Donald Trump's private golf club Saturday.



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Servicemembers in Japan swelter in record-breaking heatwave

Record temperatures are baking the home of U.S. Forces Japan in western Tokyo during a heatwave that has killed more than 30 people over the past week.


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Keeping its cool: Lesser-known Grotte Caglieron an easy distance from Aviano

Italy’s most famous sites — such as the Colosseum in Rome, the Grand Canal in Venice and Pompeii — are famous around the world. But it’s not that difficult to live in the country for years and find lesser-known venues that you’ve never heard of, much less discovered. Grotte Caglieron is one of those places.


Eritrean diaspora watches Ethiopia thaw with hope, mistrust

The sudden thaw between longtime enemies Eritrea and Ethiopia is opening up a world of possibilities for the neighboring countries' residents: new economic and diplomatic ties, telephone and transport links and the end to one of Africa's most bitter feuds.


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Servicemembers in Japan swelter in record-breaking heatwave

Record temperatures are baking the home of U.S. Forces Japan in western Tokyo during a heatwave that has killed more than 30 people over the past week.


europe quick trips

Keeping its cool: Lesser-known Grotte Caglieron an easy distance from Aviano

Italy’s most famous sites — such as the Colosseum in Rome, the Grand Canal in Venice and Pompeii — are famous around the world. But it’s not that difficult to live in the country for years and find lesser-known venues that you’ve never heard of, much less discovered. Grotte Caglieron is one of those places.


Eritrean diaspora watches Ethiopia thaw with hope, mistrust

The sudden thaw between longtime enemies Eritrea and Ethiopia is opening up a world of possibilities for the neighboring countries' residents: new economic and diplomatic ties, telephone and transport links and the end to one of Africa's most bitter feuds.



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Remains of Idaho WWII airman laid to rest decades later

The last and shortest day of Charles Daman's life likely began just as it did for Cameron Murchison and other Allied airmen during the waning days of World War II.



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Yokosuka emergency workers help extinguish large off-base warehouse fire

More than a dozen emergency personnel from Yokosuka and a nearby family-housing detachment worked beside local firefighters to contain a large off-base fire over the weekend.


Coast Guard captain was relieved of duty for inappropriate behavior

Capt. Andrew Tucci was being investigated for abusive sexual contact, a violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The Coast Guard's investigation indicated there was "permanent relief for cause," and Tucci retired.


Young Marines gain appreciation for predecessors' fight to liberate Guam

Through a tour of Guam's WWII battle sites, 1st Lt. Joshua Hays wanted his Marines to gain an appreciation for the difficult terrain and fighting conditions that are a hallmark of the Pacific, while imparting lessons that can be passed down through the ranks.


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Yokosuka emergency workers help extinguish large off-base warehouse fire

More than a dozen emergency personnel from Yokosuka and a nearby family-housing detachment worked beside local firefighters to contain a large off-base fire over the weekend.


Coast Guard captain was relieved of duty for inappropriate behavior

Capt. Andrew Tucci was being investigated for abusive sexual contact, a violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The Coast Guard's investigation indicated there was "permanent relief for cause," and Tucci retired.


Young Marines gain appreciation for predecessors' fight to liberate Guam

Through a tour of Guam's WWII battle sites, 1st Lt. Joshua Hays wanted his Marines to gain an appreciation for the difficult terrain and fighting conditions that are a hallmark of the Pacific, while imparting lessons that can be passed down through the ranks.



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Legend of enigmatic baseball star, Marine Ted Williams is recounted in PBS show

To this day, 16 years after his death, Ted Williams remains something of an enigma, a man whose other-worldly talent was quickly evident but who was a complex riddle in so many other facets, as an exceptional chapter “Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived” in PBS TV’s “American Masters” series seeks to illuminate.


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Legend of enigmatic baseball star, Marine Ted Williams is recounted in PBS show

To this day, 16 years after his death, Ted Williams remains something of an enigma, a man whose other-worldly talent was quickly evident but who was a complex riddle in so many other facets, as an exceptional chapter “Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived” in PBS TV’s “American Masters” series seeks to illuminate.