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Alcohol and midnight curfew lifted in Okinawa after DUI crash

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The U.S. military has lifted alcohol restrictions and a midnight curfew for Japan-based servicemembers imposed last month after a...

Nonprofit sues DoD to get access to sexual assault data

WASHINGTON -- Advocates for servicemembers and veterans filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government Wednesday to release data that they say is critical to...

One Marine’s journey: summoning the courage to go back to Vietnam

I wonder how I looked to you I wonder, were you as terrified as I was? I wonder, did you hate me as much as I...

‘Forever’ GI Bill faces financial hurdles moving forward, higher costs than...

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Veterans Affairs will hire 200 temporary workers and shell out $70 million to implement a major expansion of veterans'...

People requested to attend Indiana Marine vet’s funeral

The media is reaching out to military supporters and fellow veterans, encouraging them to attend the funeral of an abandoned Vietnam Marine. "He fought for...

Marine Corps vet turned deputy sheriff loses two children in house...

Two young sons of a Montgomery County deputy sheriff died in a house fire early Wednesday in Schwenksville, authorities said. The house, on the 900...

Snowball Express provides adventures for children of fallen troops

Even on little sleep and a long flight, nine-year-old Brooke-Lynn Hedrick was bouncy and gushing about horseback riding, a scavenger hunt and a neon...

It ‘eats me alive to this day’: Saying goodbye to a...

In the winter of 2009, Stephanie Davis had developed a routine. Twice a week, she went to the hospital with her 3-year-old son, Yamil....

Second incident of part falling off US helicopter and landing a...

TOKYO -- A window that fell from a US CH-53E Super Stallion military helicopter flying over the Japanese region of Okinawa landed on the...

Marine in dress blues collecting toys chases down shoplifting suspect

It all unfolded at a Texas Walmart. A Marine was collecting toys on behalf of the Toys for Tots organization, decked out in his...