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Mattis Embarks on Trip to Military Facilities in Colorado, California

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:59
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has embarked on a trip to visit military facilities in Colorado and California.

Deputy Secretary, Uganda's Defense Minister Discuss Africa Security

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:27
Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan met with Ugandan Defense Minister Adolf Mwesige in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the 2017 U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial conference.

Face of Defense: Airman Sets Sights on Social Work Career

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:53
For one airman, taking care of families and others has always been a passion.

Shanahan Outlines U.S. Support for UN Peacekeeping, Calls for Reform

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:03
Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan outlined U.S. support to U.N. peacekeeping operations, saying peacekeepers play a critical role in peace and security, while acknowledging reforms are needed, at the 2017 U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial in Vancouver, Canada.

Cybercom Challenges Industry: Be Agile, Precise

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:19
At U.S. Cyber Command’s first-ever industry day, Cybercom leaders briefed nearly 400 members of private industry about the command’s acquisition priorities at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Arthur Lundahl Conference Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Deputy Secretary Discusses Security Issues With Japanese Minister in Canada

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:27
Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan today discussed a range of global security issues with Japan's State Minister for National Defense Tomohiro Yamamoto on the sidelines of the U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial in Vancouver, Canada, Deputy Defense Secretary spokesperson Navy Cmdr. Sarah Higgins said.

Vice Chairman, USO-Metro Salute Military Chefs

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:13
Twelve military chefs were honored while demonstrating their culinary skills at the annual Salute to Military Chefs sponsored by USO-Metro at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pentagon City, Va.

Marine Amputee Finds Solace in Surfing, Makes Lasting Friendships in Clinic

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:43
As the calm of being in the Pacific Ocean washes over him, Toran Gaal, a medically retired Marine Corps sergeant, examines a clean wave and carves out a path.

Shanahan Observes Military Readiness at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:53
Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan engaged leaders and troops on readiness, observed demonstrations of personnel and assets and heard about the successes and challenges in maintaining a ready force during a daylong visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord yesterday.

Trauma Chief Praises Medical Response to Sutherland Springs Shooting

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:38
The community teamwork and medical response at Brooke Army Medical Center the afternoon of the Sutherland Springs shooting was "extremely heartwarming," the hospital's trauma chief said.

Face of Defense: Military Service Helps Guard Soldier With Civilian Career

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:38
A Pennsylvania Army National Guard soldier's mission-first focus and discipline help her in her civilian life as a mail carrier and assistant supervisor for the Newton, Pennsylvania, post office.

Defeat-ISIS Campaign Deprives Enemy of Safe Havens, OIR Official Says

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:18
A spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said the U.S.-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues to support Syrian Democratic Forces as they pressure ISIS by advancing toward the confluence of the Kabul and Euphrates River valleys.

Coalition Airstrikes Kill 4 Senior ISIS Leaders

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 18:36
Coalition airstrikes killed four senior Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leaders in the past three weeks, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials announced.

Dover Port Mortuary Honors Fallen Warfighters

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 18:24
Service members from all branches of the military, in addition to DoD civilians and contractors, work tirelessly at the Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, to comfort the families of the fallen who’d died in contingency operations overseas. Their mission is to provide dignity, honor and respect to the fallen by preparing them to be returned home to their families.

Honorably Discharged Vets Now Have Online Exchange Shopping Privileges

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:08
Some 18.5 million honorably discharged veterans now have a lifetime benefit enabling them to shop online at ShopMyExchange.com, marking the first expansion of military exchange privileges since 1990.

Face of Defense: Honor Guard Service Gives Airman New Perspective

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:09
People see honor members participating in funerals or parades or presenting the colors at various events. They may not know what goes on behind the scenes, or what goes on in the members' minds.

Mattis, Georgia’s Defense Minister Discuss Security Issues at Pentagon

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 01:09
The chief Pentagon spokesperson said Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria discussed regional security, the U.S.-Georgia defense relationship and other issues during a meeting at the Defense Department’s headquarters.

Three-Carrier Strike Force Conducts Exercise in Western Pacific

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 22:04
Navy officials said a three-carrier naval force is finishing a multi-day exercise in the Western Pacific, demonstrating the Navy's unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinated effort.

Dual-Status Air Reserve Technicians Perform Vital Roles

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:22
Air reserve technicians are Air Force reservists who serve in a dual status for the Defense Department who play a vital role in providing unit stability.

Artemis Strike 2017 Exercise Concludes in Crete

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:15
More than 200 U.S. soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in Artemis Strike 2017, a German-led multinational tactical live-fire exercise held at the NATO Missile Firing Installation in Greece.


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