Brothers who died at Pearl Harbor finally rest in peace together
Harold and William Trapp, formerly interred as "unknowns" at the cemetery, were buried with full military honors Tuesday — one casket atop the other — after the Defense POW /MIA Accounting Agency identified them and notified the family back in November.
Travelers inoculated with any FDA, WHO-approved vaccines won’t have to quarantine on Guam
The Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccines were added to the list of vaccines accepted for Guam quarantine exemption.
US military begins vaccinating Japanese base workers against COVID-19
The vaccinations were announced late last week in a joint statement by U.S. Forces Japan and the Japanese government.
Marine honored on Okinawa for helping to save Japanese restaurant worker’s life
Marine Cpl. Dominick Bonner sprang into action when he heard a restaurant employee needed help.
China set to send first crew to new space station Thursday
China plans on Thursday to launch three astronauts onboard the Shenzhou-12 spaceship, who will be the first crew members to live on China’s new orbiting space station Tianhe from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
Austin mulls mandating coronavirus vaccine for troops once fully approved by FDA
While the Pentagon can make vaccinations fully cleared by the FDA mandatory for troops, it cannot do so for the coronavirus vaccinations while they are authorized only on an emergency basis, unless the president orders it mandatory.
Farmers in Australia are burning their own crops, desperate to escape a mouse plague
Australia suffers a mouse plague every decade or so. Some older farmers recall an infestation during the 1970s in which the ground felt as if it was moving, it was so thick with mice.
India closes criminal case against two Italian marines
India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday closed criminal proceedings against two Italian marines in the shooting deaths of two Indian fisherman in 2012 after Italy paid $1.3 million in damages, ending one chapter in a long-simmering case that has strained relations between the two countries.
China sends record 28 fighter jets toward Taiwan
A Chinese show of force comes after leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized nations issued a statement Sunday calling for a peaceful resolution of cross-Taiwan Strait issues and underscored the importance of peace and stability.
Japan ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations; US military case numbers continue to slide
Elderly residents of Okinawa, home to most of the U.S. troops stationed in Japan, began queuing up for coronavirus vaccinations at the the Okinawa Convention Center.