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Trump Warns North Korean Leader Not to Underestimate U.S.-South Korean Will

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:06
In a speech before the South Korean National Assemble, President Donald J. Trump warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un not to underestimate the will and power of the United States and urged him to rid his country of nuclear weapons.

General Cites Iraqi Forces' Confidence, Ability in Liberating Qaim

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 22:26
Air Force Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Croft, congratulated the Iraqi security forces on driving ISIS out of Irbil, and largely out of Iraq. Croft is Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command's deputy commanding general for air as part of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve.

North Korea Situation Requires Worldwide Action, Trump Says

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 18:51
North Korea constitutes a worldwide threat that requires worldwide action, President Donald J. Trump said in a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House in Seoul.

Biannual Angel Thunder Exercises Test Combat Search, Rescue Capabilities

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:42
Angel Thunder, a series of biannual exercises focused on testing combat search and rescue capabilities, has begun operations for this year's second iteration.

3-D Printing Technology Helps Wounded Warriors

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:37
Requests for custom prosthetic attachments were fulfilled by the 3-D Medical Applications Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

California Surfing Clinic Assists Wounded Warriors' Recovery

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 16:49
Naval Medical Center San Diego's staff has assisted more than 1,500 wounded, ill and injured service members from all branches in their recovery through surfing.

Face of Defense: Missileer Launches Into Bodybuilding Competitions

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:24
When it comes to flexing muscles, Air Force 2nd Lt. Brittany Talbot, a combat missile control officer with the 320th Missile Squadron, can flex with the best of them.

Mattis Praises Finland’s Contributions to Democracy, Global Security

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 22:46
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis applauded Finland’s contributions to democracy and global security today after meeting with the country’s most-senior government official during a five-day trip to Europe.

Night Work: Mechanics Keep Helos Flying in the Sunlight

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 20:29
Army helicopter maintenance specialists have been working nonstop in Puerto Rico to maintain six CH-47 Chinook helicopters that deliver humanitarian supplies daily to some of the island's hardest-hit and most remote areas following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Navy, International Entomologists Collaborate to Fight Malaria

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:54
The Navy Entomology Center of Excellence is assisting the President's Malaria Initiative that includes distributing insecticide-treated bed nets, indoor residual spraying and anti-malarial drugs.

Face of Defense: Marine Balances Multiple Responsibilities

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:30
Life in the military is a path not many people take, and even fewer take the road of becoming a U.S. Marine.

Officials Release Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:00
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

President Talks to Troops at Yokota Air Base

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 07:03
President Donald J. Trump said in a troop talk at Yokota Air Base, Japan, that the U.S. and Japanese service members standing shoulder to shoulder have made Yokota Air Base one of the most capable operational bases in Japan and in the world.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 13:38
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Iraqi Forces Liberate Qaim, Key Border Crossing

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:13
Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials congratulated Iraq’s government and its security forces today on their victory against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Iraq’s Qaim district, located in western Anbar province.

U.S. Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIS in Somalia

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:07
In coordination with the Somali government, U.S. forces conducted two separate airstrikes in northeastern Somalia against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, killing several terrorists, U.S. Africa Command officials said.

Mattis to Visit Europe for NATO, Northern Group Meetings

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 19:31
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will make a five-day trip to reaffirm key partnerships and alliances in Europe.

Vigilant Shield Takes Fight to New Mexico Mountains

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:52
Shots rang out in a New Mexico canyon when soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division secured a simulated critical infrastructure facility from armed suspects during a training scenario at White Sands Missile Range.

Air Force Wounded Warrior Takes Flight with Thunderbirds

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:37
A wounded airman who now serves as a security forces squadron flight chief was selected to fly with the Air Force's aerial demonstration squadron, the "Thunderbirds," ahead of Joint Base San Antonio's open house and air show.

Face of Defense: Avionics Technician's Innovations Save Time, Money

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:42
Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Caruso realized there was a much better way to test the functionality of a sniper pod and the electrical systems of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, so he pioneered a new way to detect problems and troubleshoot those systems.

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