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Troop level decision continues to resonate

BAGRAM AIRFIELD — President Barack Obama’s decision to keep 9,800 American forces in Afghanistan into 2016 has resonated through the region, the commander of NATO’s...

U.S. conducts b-52 bomber overflight in South Korea

WASHINGTON — A U.S. B-52 bomber from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a low-level flight in the vicinity of Osan, South Korea, in...

Official provides update on combat jobs for women

WASHINGTON – Since the Defense Department rescinded a 1994 policy that excluded women from serving in direct ground combat positions, the services have opened...

DANTES provides faster exam reimbursement

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support has changed to an online electronic reimbursement request system that will expedite the exams reimbursement process for...

Free tax services available to military members, families

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- With the holidays now over, service members and their families might start looking toward another annual event, albeit one that generally...

General Breedlove: Russia now taking ‘Different Path’

WASHINGTON – The West assumed the best of Russia once the Cold War ended, but Russian President Vladimir Putin had other plans and NATO...

Defense Health Director: Budget request aligns with DoD strategy

WASHINGTON - The Defense Department’s health care budget request for fiscal year 2017 fully aligns with DoD’s global commitments and strategic objectives, the Defense...

NATO-Russia Council to meet for first time since 2014

WASHINGTON — NATO and Russian officials have much to discuss during the NATO-Russia Council meeting in Brussels tomorrow. “We will address … the crisis in and around Ukraine, military...

Commissaries continue rolling out in-store Wi-Fi

FORT LEE, Va. – Sixteen more stores will offer Wi-Fi access for commissary patrons between June and September, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s follow-up...

Month of the Military Child recognizes young family members

WASHINGTON – To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Defense Department observes April as the Month...

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