Coast Guard News

US aircraft give show-of-force off coast of N. Korea; tremor shakes test site

Stars & Stripes - 12 min 6 sec ago
U.S. Air Force bombers flew over international waters east of North Korea as tension simmers between the two nations and their respective leaders, and a tremor earlier struck close to North Korea’s nuclear test site.

Minneapolis nurse accused of stealing drugs from VA

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 9 min ago
Authorities are accusing a Minneapolis nurse of stealing drugs from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on 34 separate days.

‘Something has to change:’ Facing high denial rates for VA claims, 3 Gulf War vets intervene

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 18 min ago
Their work became more urgent this summer, after a Government Accountability Office report disclosed that the VA denies more than 80 percent of veterans’ claims for Gulf War-associated illnesses.

ISB defeats SHAPE to win first divisional game

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 46 min ago
ISB running back Filip Havlena finished with 256 yards and five touchdowns on 24 carries.

U.S. Flys B1-B bomber Mission off of North Korean Coast

DoD News Releases - 2 hours 13 min ago
Statement by Dana W. White, Chief Pentagon SpokespersonEarlier today, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer

U.S. Flies B1-B bomber Mission off of North Korean Coast

DoD News Releases - 2 hours 14 min ago
Statement by Dana W. White, Chief Pentagon SpokespersonEarlier today, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer

He killed an Army veteran working at a gun store. Now he's going to prison

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 23 min ago
No one gets closure and no one wins, William Peterson, the father of a murdered Army veteran, said after his son's killer was sentenced Friday.

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 31 min ago
A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed nearly 400 people.

Navy vet recalls typhoon, kamikazes of World War II

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 46 min ago
John "Jack" Ehrbar saw the skies explode with blasts of antiaircraft fire directed at Japanese kamikaze aircraft. He rode out a typhoon in a ship that had all the seagoing capability of a cork, as he described it. He wouldn't take a million dollars for the experience, but he also wouldn't take a nickel to do it all over again.

NBA star Curry's invitation to White House withdrawn

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 5 min ago
Stephen Curry and President Donald Trump agree on one thing: The Golden State star is not going to the White House anytime soon.

Rohingya man's Myanmar escape highlights relief and regrets

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 46 min ago
Nur Karim's quest for safety took him on a five-day trek through Myanmar's forests before he reached the dangerous, rain-swollen waters of the Naf River and boarded a boat to Bangladesh.

Naples tops Vicenza to stay tied atop South

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 51 min ago
Jackson Blivin performed the heavy lifting, gathering a game-high 151 yards on 21 carries and scoring a touchdown.

A look at UN promises to combat sexual abuses since 2005

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 53 min ago
The United Nations released a report in early 2017 outlining a series of proposals to combat the problem of sexual abuse and exploitation within its peacekeeping missions. However, similar proposals to help victims had been put forward more than a decade ago.

Sentinels turn showdown into blowout of Rota

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 57 sec ago
Jimmie Montgomery ran for 199 yards and three touchdowns and quarterback Eli Canaan rushed for four touchdowns as the Spangdahlem offense overwhelmed the Admirals.

New home in Colo. a plus for Marine amputee passionate about snowboarding

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 5 min ago
After serving in Afghanistan and recently summiting Mount Kilimajaro, former Marine Corps Sgt. Kirstie Ennis is ready to call Glenwood Springs home.

Lancers find toughest competition among themselves

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 6 min ago
Lakenheath not only took the top five spots for both girls and boys varsity in the 5-kilometer course around the school campus, but also had 14 of its runners finish in less than 25 minutes.

Iran tries to reconcile Syria and Hamas, rebuilding alliance

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 22 min ago
Iran is working to restore a lost link in its network of alliances in the Middle East, trying to bring Hamas fully back into the fold after the Palestinian militant group had a bitter fall-out with Iranian ally Syria over that country's civil war.

Pakistan says 'terrorists' inside Afghanistan kill officer

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 26 min ago
Pakistan's army says "terrorists" across the border in Afghanistan have opened fire on a newly built border post in recently cleared Rajgal Valley, killing a young officer.

Stuttgart stays perfect by rallying past Lakenheath

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 27 min ago
Quarterback Chris Magalona ran for a 54-yard score and completed nine passes for 119 yards and a 30-yard touchdown pass to Sabriel Ashley.

Istanbul police detain 36 suspected Islamic State militants

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 32 min ago
Turkey's official news agency says Istanbul police have detained 36 people as alleged members of the Islamic State group.