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Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:17
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.

Navy Committed to Correcting Mistakes that Led to Collisions, Deaths

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 23:48
The chief of Naval Operations said the collisions in the Pacific that killed 10 sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald and seven sailors aboard the USS McCain were entirely preventable, and the service is committed to correcting the actions that led to the accidents.

Exercise Tests Interoperability of Army's Military Auxiliary Radio System

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:35
The Army's Network Enterprise Technology Command is calling on Military Auxiliary Radio System operators around the country to participate in a quarterly interoperability communications exercise.

Exercise Tests Interoperability of Army's Military Affiliated Radio System

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:35
The Army's Network Enterprise Technology Command is calling on Military Auxiliary Radio System operators around the country to participate in a quarterly interoperability communications exercise.

Partnership Enables Sealift Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:23
Humanitarian relief supplies have departed from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., to Ponce, Puerto Rico, via ship.

Navy Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Full Operational Capability

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:06
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet officials announced that all of the Navy’s Cyber Mission Force teams achieved full operational capability last month, almost a full year ahead of schedule.

Armenia, U.S. Celebrate Reopening of Zar Peacekeeping Training Area

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:06
Armenian and U.S. leaders celebrated the reopening of the Zar Peacekeeping Training Area in Yerevan, Armenia, a facility designed to increase the readiness and training of Armenia's 12th Peacekeeping Brigade for international peacekeeping missions.

Face of Defense: Soldier Finds Unique Experiences in New Army Brigade

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:23
Sgt. Jeston L. Perryman serves in the Army's 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade, an exclusive specialized unit designed to train, advise, assist, accompany and enable partner-nation security forces in support of combatant command requirements worldwide.

U.S., Coalition Continue Strikes to Defeat ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:09
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.

DoD Offers Course for Using Blended Retirement System Comparison Calculator

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 21:14
Defense Department officials said service members eligible to opt into the Blended Retirement System in 2018 can now take a free course to learn to use the online comparison calculator to aid in determining whether the new BRS or the legacy retirement system is a better choice for their circumstances

America in Danger of Losing Lead in AI, Innovation Board Chair Says

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 20:10
Eric Schmidt, the chairman of the Defense Innovation Board, said Artificial intelligence is the new frontier, and the Defense Department must invest in this breakthrough or be in danger of not being competitive in the future.

Life With Lizzy: How a Service Dog Is Helping One Combat Veteran Reconnect

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 19:22
Army Master Sgt. Leigh Michel found a way to recover from her invisible and physical wounds from the war zone, through the help of her service dog Lizzy.

Injured Marine Fulfills Dream of Learning to Surf

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:49
Marine Corps Cpl. Leighton Anderson recalled always wanting to fly since his Navy father took him to airshows in his native California. Leighton realized his dream -- he became part of an MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crew. After being severely injured in an Osprey training crash in late 2016, Anderson achieved another dream during his recovery -- he's now a surfer!

Officials Detail DoD Support During Unprecedented Hurricane Season

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:28
Defense Department officials told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee how DoD has supported federal, state and local officials in responding to the unprecedented series of hurricanes this year.

Honor Guard Brings New Perspective for Airman

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:55
A Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., noncommissioned officer in charge of the honor guard's Delta Flight said the final handing off of the flag to the next of kin can be one of the most memorable parts of a military funeral.

Cadets Continue Mission in Puerto Rico

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:15
In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, some University of Puerto Rico ROTC cadets used their skills to bolster the Army Reserve and National Guard from within their units.

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

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:13
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Face of Defense: Airman Discovers His Trainer Supervised His Father

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:02
At the top of the Duke Field, Florida, air traffic control tower, Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Morris keys up his headset to tell fighter pilots where to go, when to turn and who to talk to next. A few steps behind Morris is Steven Kates. He monitors the action throughout the tower and keeps a keen eye out across the 360-degree spectrum of the bright blue yonder.

U.S.-led Coalition’s Support to Continue After Raqqa’s Liberation, Official Says

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 23:43
The commander of Special Operations Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said the Syrian Democratic Forces' liberation of Raqqa, Syria, exposed the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s lies and cowardice and the evil of its ideology.

Corps of Engineers Assesses Generators in U.S. Virgin Islands

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:49
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 249th Engineer Battalion and the Corps’ Tulsa District power team are working together to provide U.S. Virgin Island facility generator owners with assessments to guide and assist them with the future maintenance generators.

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