George Webb, a civilian technical representative of Northrop Grumman, talks about an electronics system for Naval aircraft with Petty Officer 3rd Class Timothy Russell aboard the USS Kitty Hawk.

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.

Cookie time again: Girl Scouts prepare for kickoff of annual campaign

U.S. Forces Korea commander Gen. Leon J. LaPorte got to buy the first boxes of Girl Scout cookies in South Korea this year.

Military radio had its beginnings in the days of the doughboys

Although American Forces Network Radio has officially been on the air for 60 years, listeners began tuning in at the end of World War I.

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