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DoD Honors Chief Information Officer Award Recipients

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:40
More than 20 Defense Department chief information officer individuals and teams were honored for cyber and information technology excellence in a Pentagon ceremony. “I'm excited about the awards here this year. ... We have a lot of great people who did wonderful things with their talent to further the mission of the Department of Defense,” said John A. Zangardi, DoD’s acting chief information officer, who hosted the ceremony.

Native American, Alaska Natives in Singapore Celebrate Heritage

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 18:30
Service members stationed in Singapore celebrated National American Indian Heritage Month and gave short presentations on American Indian and Alaska Native contributions at the Singapore area coordinator’s Cafe Lah Community Center.

Doctors Use Cutting-Edge Research at Navy Hospital

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 16:56
The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center's traumatic brain injury clinic at Naval Medical Center San Diego and the Naval Health Research Center at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego are developing and using cutting-edge research to better help service members, their family members and retirees.

Face of Defense: Sailor-Artist Creates Legacy Aboard USS Kidd

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:01
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Juan Morales, a sailor-artist whose work appears aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Kidd and elsewhere, said his colorful artwork helps to keep him centered.

Puerto Rico-Born Airman Comes Home to Aid Storm-Stricken Residents

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:48
A Puerto Rico native who now serves in the Air Force, recently spent 30 days on his former island home as part of a deployed team who consisted of four chaplains and two assistants to support emergency relief operations.

New York National Guard Delivers Christmas Trees for Troops

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:03
This is the 13th year that the National Guard troops turned out alongside veterans and Patriot Guard Riders to assist in the nationwide Trees for Troops initiative.

Military OneSource Highlights Commitment to Military in ‘Our Promise to You’

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:25
Service members and their families have access to the free, confidential resources at Military OneSource to obtain support in a variety of areas such as the unique challenges they face, frequent moves, deployments and long separations from family.

SEAC: Educated, Empowered Enlisted Leaders Needed in Joint Environments

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:46
Warfare is increasingly transregional, multidomain and multifunctional and professional military education must keep pace with these changes, Army Command Sgt. Major John W. Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said following a recent meeting of the Enlisted Military Education Review Council at the National Defense University in Washington.

Face of Defense: Airman Seeks to Build Generation of Lifesavers

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:49
Ghana-born Air Force Senior Airman Selina N. Okyere has one goal in her life: to teach the whole nation of Ghana to know basic lifesaving skills.

Combatant Command Enlisted Leaders Discuss Operations, NCO Empowerment

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:28
Combatant command senior enlisted leaders discussed operations against terrorists in their areas, the state of forces and what noncommissioned officers bring to the table internationally during a Pentagon news conference.

North Korea Launches ICBM

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 22:06
The Defense Department detected and tracked a single North Korea missile launch today and initial assessment indicates that this missile was an intercontinental ballistic missile, a Pentagon spokesman said.

South Asia Strategy Provides 'Path to Win' in Afghanistan, Commander Says

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:19
Speaking via satellite from his headquarters in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, Army Gen. John W. Nicholson said the new permissions available thanks to the South Asia strategy mean the campaign is on the "path to a win," according the commander of NATO's Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

King Neptune Cleanses USS Wasp Sailors as They Cross Equator

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 18:32
Nearly 900 sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp were "cleansed of their slime" after participating in an age-old ceremony of crossing the equator to become a "shellback."

Face of Defense: Extended Family Trains Together at Fort Lee

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 13:56
American Samoa, a U.S. territory and part of the Samoan Islands, is well-represented at Fort Lee, Va., with 41 members of the same Samoan family attending various logistics courses at the Army's Quartermaster School.

Military’s Top Noncommissioned Officer: ISIS ‘On the Run’

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:25
The military’s top noncommissioned officer, Army Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, said that he is impressed with the U.S. efforts in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

U.S. Forces Ready to Fight, Win, Says Chairman’s Enlisted Advisor

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:10
The military’s top enlisted advisor said that on the worst day of his military career, he knew he was in good hands with the U.S. armed forces.

Attack in Egypt Highlights Need for U.S. Involvement in Region, Official Says

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 22:42
The Nov. 24 attack on the Egyptian mosque in northern Sinai that killed at least 305 men, women and children is an example of why the United States must remain involved in the Middle East, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Air Force Reservists Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Haiti

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 16:15
Air Force reservists with the 514th Air Mobility Wing delivered 15 pallets of food weighing 76,410 pounds to Haiti as part of the Denton humanitarian aid program.

Proud Navajo Sailor Follows Her People’s Path

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:39
Proud of her Navajo Native American heritage, 18-year Navy veteran Petty Officer 1st Class Denise Alamo passes on her people's traditions and values to her children.

Face of Defense: USS Lake Erie Sailor Writes From the Heart

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 14:24
A self-published poet, Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Antwoun Stevens puts his emotions into his work. "Poetry is how I let it all out," he said. "It's my heart."

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