U.S. sailors and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force work Friday to rebuild a snow sculpture that collapsed in unseasonably warm weather on Thursday at the Sapporo Snow Festival.

Misawa sailors' Sapporo snow anchor drops with warm temperatures

Unseasonably warm temperatures spelled disaster this week for a U.S. Navy team participating in the annual Sapporo Snow Festival on the northern island of Hokkaido.

Colonel Sanders in Tokyo, 1972

"I don't believe in being the richest man in the cemetery ... do what you're going to do with your money as you go along," is how Col. Harland Sanders, the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, explains his philosophy towards wealth.

Civilian part of ship's tech team

George Webb has, as they say in the Navy, more time in the bathroom aboard ship than many of the sailors on the USS Kitty Hawk.

Petty officer in running for top honor in Pacific

If you ask Todd Wende who helped him become sailor of the year, he’ll credit everyone except for himself.

Programs help servicemembers become officers

Airman Kerri Ackman cleans up after junior officers in staterooms aboard the USS Blue Ridge now, but if she has things her way, she’ll soon have a stateroom of her own.

The pin says it all

The pin says it all. You can roam around the bridge with ease. Know how the engine room works. Understand what it takes to get a ship or aircraft underway. How a ship’s weapons systems work.

Active duty offers variety of ways to pursue education

Whether a servicemember plans to get a degree on active duty or would rather hit the books full time on the outside, each branch of the military can bridge the gap to higher education.

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