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Greetings from the North Pole! Stars and Stripes Europe is helping children get their letters to Santa. If you’re stationed in Europe, drop your child’s letter addressed to “Santa Claus, c/o Stars and Stripes, North Pole” into any U.S.
What better way to put a smile on our deployed servicemembers' faces than by writing them a letter? With our Pen Pal Program, your kiddos can do just that.
My decision to join was motivated by many things. I recalled the NATO Kosovo conflict and how our military was involved in the war in Kosovo.
Dear Christmas Markets, "Christkindlmärkte" and "Weihnachtsmärkte,"
I had been unable to join the military when I graduated high school due to a medical issue. In 1969 I was employed by the Kansas City Southern railroad as part of the engineering operations of the KCS.
Do you love to write? Looking to gain experience writing for one of the most respected U.S. military media organizations? Needing more content for your portfolio? Look no further!
The gift giving season is upon us. With so many shopping restrictions in place this year, more and more shoppers are turning to online storefronts for their seasonal buying. With an uptick in internet sales comes a related uptick in mail volume.
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the guns fell silent marking the end of World War I in 1918. Originally designated as “Armistice Day,” it was changed to “Remembrance Day” in the U.K. in 1931, and “Veterans Day” in the U.S. in 1954.
For those reading my posts: It was never my intent for anyone to read my postings. They were born from my need to ramble based on one of my counselors at the Vet center, reminding me that if we tell the story enough times, the emotions leave us.
Germany’s next traditional holiday destined for disruption is that of St. Martin’s Day.
Since World War II, Stars and Stripes has provided independent news and information important to the U.S.
The American Forces Network (AFN) is providing 10 hours of simultaneous, continuous, live election coverage from three different news services.
Next up in the seasonal spin of German holidays is St. Martin’s Day, an unofficial holiday loved by old and young alike for different reasons.
To serve in World War II. We were at war! I chose to enlist at the age of seventeen because I felt it my duty to do so. Besides, I come from an Army family.
As Memorial Day approaches I can't help but reflect on why I joined the Air Force. My father was my hero, he serviced in the Army Air Force during World War II.
I wish I could point to some patriotic or altruistic motive. The truth is I was kicked out of high school in the 10th grade.