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To prevent the coronavirus’ spread, U.S. service members and civilians arriving in Japan are placed in “restriction of movement.” But authorities say some under quarantine aren’t following the rules.



Parts of RAF Mildenhall evacuated after suspected unexploded ordnance found

Suspected unexploded ordnance was found near a hangar at RAF Mildenhall.


Okinawa announces one-day high of 83 coronavirus cases; Marines report 12 new infections

The number of new local infections on Okinawa is the highest reported on one day since July 31.


Marines plan to field upgraded rocket launcher by 2022, service says

The new rocket launcher system will enable Marines to fire several shots per day from indoors, officials said.




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Military Matters episode two: Soldiers' deaths and Fort Hood's silence

Fort Hood, Texas, has seen a shocking number of soldiers killed in recent months and in this episode of Military Matters, the podcast looks at two of those cases — the homicides of Pfc. Gregory Wedel and Pfc. Brandon Rosecrans.


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Military toughens rules on business travel to Belgium and Spain as coronavirus cases rise

U.S. European Command staff now need special approval for business trips to Belgium and Spain because of concerns about a rise in coronavirus infections in those countries, the military said Tuesday.


Marine Special Operations members face manslaughter charges after brawl in Iraq

A contractor's 2019 death is at the center of military trials of the sailor and the two Marines, all members of the elite Marine Forces Special Operations Command.


AFRICOM begins search for new headquarters home

U.S. Africa Command has launched a search for a new headquarters home that could send the Germany-based unit somewhere else in Europe or to the United States.


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Military toughens rules on business travel to Belgium and Spain as coronavirus cases rise

U.S. European Command staff now need special approval for business trips to Belgium and Spain because of concerns about a rise in coronavirus infections in those countries, the military said Tuesday.


Marine Special Operations members face manslaughter charges after brawl in Iraq

A contractor's 2019 death is at the center of military trials of the sailor and the two Marines, all members of the elite Marine Forces Special Operations Command.


AFRICOM begins search for new headquarters home

U.S. Africa Command has launched a search for a new headquarters home that could send the Germany-based unit somewhere else in Europe or to the United States.




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Air Force conducts test flight of unarmed Minuteman III missile

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from California early Tuesday on a test flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean, the Air Force Global Strike Command said.


Navy petty officer sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for sexually abusing a minor

Navy Petty Officer Chazzman Chung was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Hartford to 18 months in federal prison for having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old he had met online.


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Air Force conducts test flight of unarmed Minuteman III missile

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from California early Tuesday on a test flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean, the Air Force Global Strike Command said.


Navy petty officer sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for sexually abusing a minor

Navy Petty Officer Chazzman Chung was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Hartford to 18 months in federal prison for having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old he had met online.



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Start, end of DODEA-Pacific fall sports season still uncertain

Practices for DODEA-Pacific fall sports that haven’t been canceled have been indefinitely delayed, athletics coordinator Tom McKinney said Monday.