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Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 07:33
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.

OIR Officials: 2 U.S. Service Members Killed, 5 Injured in Northern Iraq

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:45
Two U.S. service members were killed and five others were injured conducting combat operations in northern Iraq with initial reports indicating the incident was not due to enemy contact, Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 09:29
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 26 strikes consisting of 32 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Dunford to Visit China, South Korea, Japan to Discuss Range of Issues

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 09:01
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is traveling to Asia to reassure allies and improve military-to-military ties during a complicated time in the region. The chairman will visit South Korea, China and Japan.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:15
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 34 strikes consisting of 42 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Mattis: Impact of Industry Innovation Will Continue to Grow at DoD

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:42
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the impact of innovation from high-tech companies will continue to grow at the Defense Department, during his first official visit to Defense Innovation Unit Experimental in Silicon Valley.

Stratcom Commander: Staying Ahead of Multidomain Threat Requires Speed

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:48
The United States has to be concerned with multiple actors that have an expanding range of capabilities, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said during a symposium on space and missile defense with government, military and industrial leaders.

U.S. Forces Train With British, Allies in Estonia

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 11:42
The exercise was an opportunity for U.S., British and Estonian soldiers, as well as local law enforcement, to come together under a unified command to successfully land A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthog” planes on a road.

Face of Defense: Identical Twins Serve Together in Air National Guard

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 08:23
Raven Hull, a personnel specialist at the 179th Airlift Wing and Lakota Hull, a medical administrator also at the 179th, are identical twins serving in the Ohio Air National Guard.

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

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 08:03
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 38 strikes consisting of 51 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

'Brain-Like' Supercomputers Could Enable Better Defense Decision-Making

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:40
A new Defense Department-funded IBM computer chip could be a huge boost for artificial intelligence-based defense systems and the human data analysts who use them.

DoD’s Innovation Initiative Remains Top Priority, Mattis Says

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:15
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters traveling with him in Washington and California that maintaining the Defense Department’s innovation initiative for the warfighter is a top priority for him, just as it was for his predecessor.

OIR Spokesman: No Safe Havens Left for ISIS in Syria or Iraq

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:39
An Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said with 50 percent of Raqqa, Syria, now under the control of Syrian Defense Forces and holding forces in place in Mosul, Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has no safe haven left in either country.

South Carolina National Guard Prepares for Solar Eclipse

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:51
For the South Carolina National Guard as well as the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, citizens' safety is the paramount concern as the state prepares for the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse.

Face of Defense: Guard Soldier Builds Targets in Romania

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 07:30
For Army Spc. Alvin Stevens, building targets at a tank range in Romania is a far cry from his previous assignment to Kandahar, Afghanistan. "There's a lot more green, and the shepherds here aren't making phone calls to the Taliban," he said.

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 07:17
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.

Joint Training Helps Preserve a Culture

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:59
A small Alaskan village, located on Kodiak Island, was home to a runway extension project that fell under the Defense Department’s Innovative Readiness Training program.

SecDef: North Korea Must Join International Community, End Pursuit of Nukes

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:15
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a statement the United States and its allies have the demonstrated capabilities and unquestionable commitment to defend themselves from an attack.

Recipe for Success: Marine Earns Culinary Title

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 12:01
A food service chief for the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is the Marine Corps' fiscal year 2017 Food Service Specialist of the Year.

Guardsmen Aid in Oregon, Montana Wildfire Battles

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:02
About 25 Oregon Army National Guard soldiers continue to support the Oregon Department of Forestry with firefighting efforts at the Whitewater Fire in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness Area east of Detroit, Oregon. And, about 15 soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard are providing wildfire support to local authorities near Phillipsburg, Montana. The Montana Guard is contributing two fuel trucks and a CH-47 Chinook helicopter.

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