Video | Celebrating the Tuskegee Airmen’s 81st anniversary
The year 2022 marks the 81st anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of primarily African American military pilots and airmen who fought in World War II.
Video | Two Ukrainian refugee families get unexpected ride from German lawmaker
The angst over what awaited them in Poland was outweighed only by the danger of staying behind in Kyiv, where Russia has stepped up its attacks, a refugee said as she crossed the border.
Just in case: Airmen prepare for emergency landings at airlift hub in Tokyo
Two Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets visited Yokota on Friday to test the airfield’s aircraft arresting system, which operates like the systems used routinely aboard carriers.
Strykers and soldiers from Army’s 2nd Cavalry Regiment mount up for open-ended Romania deployment
The Vilseck-based 2nd Cavalry Regiment soldiers will remain in Romania to shore up NATO’s eastern flank as long as the mission requires, said Col. Joe Ewers, the regiment’s commander.
Suicide bombing at Kabul airport that killed 13 US troops was unstoppable and included no other attackers, investigation reveals
The suicide bombing in August at the Kabul airport that killed 13 American troops in the final days of the U.S. war in Afghanistan was not supported by terrorist gunfire and the attack could not have been prevented, the top general in charge of military operations in the Middle East said Friday.
Russian ships watch as US carrier group operates with NATO allies in Mediterranean
U.S. and NATO officials said that the Russian military was shadowing U.S. ships participating in a multinational exercise in the Adriatic Sea, adding that “outside observance” wasn’t unusual and not necessarily related to rising tensions over Ukraine.
National Guard help at Johns Hopkins COVID site
Members of the Maryland National Guard handed out COVID-19 testing kits at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Md.
VIDEO | Hundreds of American-made munitions from WWII are detonated off Okinawa
Hundreds of unexploded munitions from World War II uncovered on Okinawa last year were detonated underwater Wednesday by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
Destroyer USS Daniel Inouye arrives at Hawaii homeport ahead of commissioning
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer – designated DDG 118 by the Navy – began its 7,600-mile journey from the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine in early October. It reached Hawaiian waters last week and steamed around each of the state’s islands.
Thousands take ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ to place flowers on Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Visitors with flowers in hand approached the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Wednesday, walking closer to the tomb than members of the public have been able to at any point in recent history.
Powell praised by US politicians from both parties as trailblazer, trusted adviser to presidents
U.S. politicians from both parties on Monday remembered Colin L. Powell as a highly respected public servant, trusted adviser to presidents and statesman upon learning that the former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff had died of complications from COVID-19.
Marine Corps F-35Bs are first fighters to fly from a Japanese carrier since World War II
A pair of Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II stealth aircraft became the first fighters to fly from a Japanese carrier since World War II after landing and taking off from the JS Izumo on Sunday.
Navy’s tuition assistance will cover more credit hours, but fewer may qualify for program
Effective Friday, the number of credit hours the Navy pays for annually will increase from 12 to 18, according to a message from Vice Adm. John Nowell Jr., the chief of naval personnel. 
‘Chaos continues’ at Kabul airport as Afghans say they remain wary of Taliban rule
Thousands of Afghans waited in the Kabul heat outside the capital’s international airport Friday with hopes of crossing Taliban checkpoints and boarding an evacuation flight, despite enduring tear gas attacks and crackling warning shots the night before.
Deployed together, mother-daughter bond grows
Sgt. 1st Class Carol E. Newland and daughter Stacy-Ann Smelser were both assigned to the 101st Sustainment Brigade at Fort Campbell, Ky., and deployed together to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in 2008.
‘These are our neighbors’: US airmen who survived catastrophic floods help German villages recover
Village leaders in Rittersdorf last week reached out to the U.S. military community, asking for help in cleaning up debris still scattered in the basin. About 25 people at Spangdahlem Air Base answered the call for help, base officials said, as did a few airmen from Ramstein Air Base.
Tokyo café staffed by robots offers job opportunities for the disabled
Get your drinks served to you by robot waitstaff piloted remotely by individuals with various physical limitations.