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Prep teams back in action this weekend

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:02
A long holiday break gives way to a bustling schedule of basketball, wrestling and marksmanship this weekend as DODEA-Europe resumes its winter sports season.

Longtime DODEA-Pacific athletics coordinator passes away

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:01
Don Hobbs, for 13 years the athletics coordinator for DODEA-Pacific and a DODEA employee for more than three decades, died Saturday after a long illness. He was 63.

Mattis apologizes to Japan over string of aircraft mishaps on Okinawa

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:00
The United States has apologized to the Japanese government for a recent rash of military aviation mishaps that have sparked fear and anger on the southern island prefecture of Okinawa.

Netanyahu's son brags about prostitutes, $20 billion deal for friend's dad in strip club rant

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:09
The conversation between the young men, lubricated with alcohol, meandered past several ribald topics: disparaging, misogynistic comments about women; money borrowed to pay a stripper, a late-night search for a prostitute.

Tsunami warning issued for Puerto Rico after magnitude 7.6 quake hits north of Honduras

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:38
There are no early reports of damage on land, but the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center warns of tsunami dangers in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, other islands and the coast of Central America.

As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:25
The Winter Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea. Here are some answers to questions about Pyeongchang and the Korean Peninsula.

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

DoD News Releases - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:00
 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation
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Pentagon prosecutor says audio captures general laughing in Guantanamo courtroom

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:37
Marine Gen. John Baker was found in contempt of the war court and sentenced to 21 days confinement for scoffing and laughing during court proceedings in October and November of last year.

Trump administration OKs $130M missile defense sale to Japan

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:02
The Trump administration has approved a $130 million missile defense sale to Japan to meet the escalating threat from North Korea.
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