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Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:16
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.

Pence, Wife Pay Easter Visit to South Korea-Based Troops

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 18:11
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, made an Easter Sunday holiday visit to troops in U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea, where their message was one of gratitude for service members.

Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 09:10
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 29 strikes consisting of 70 engagements against ISIS targets, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

F-35A Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Arrive in Europe

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:35
Combat-ready F-35A Lightning II multi-role fighter aircraft arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, demonstrating U.S. commitment to NATO allies and European territorial integrity.

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

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 09:34
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 12 strikes consisting of 55 engagements against ISIS targets, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Marines Relocate Desert Tortoises

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 14:00
The southern Mojave Desert is known by most as a serene landscape, freckled with lizards, coyotes, jack rabbits as well as a cornucopia of other wildlife and desert vegetation.

Air Force Will Deploy F-35A Fighters to Europe for Training

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 13:18
The Air Force will deploy a small number of F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft on a long-planned training deployment to Europe, Pentagon officials announced.

Mattis Trip to Make Stops in Middle East, Africa

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 13:08
On Defense Secretary Jim Mattis's fourth trip since becoming secretary, he will reaffirm key U.S. military alliances, engage with strategic partners in the Middle East and Africa, and discuss cooperative efforts to counter destabilizing activities and defeat extremist terror organizations, according to a Defense Department news release.

TAPS Honors Survivors, Mentors at Annual Gala

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:34
Since 1994, the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors has helped 70,000 surviving family members cope with the devastating loss of loved ones. On April 12, the group brought together survivors, peer mentors and sponsors for the TAPS Honor Guard Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington.

Astronaut Praises Space Station as 'Great Model for Society’

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:51
NASA astronaut and retired Army Col. Robert S. "Shane" Kimbrough shares his thoughts after 173 days in space aboard the International Space Station.

Pence to Discuss North Korean Aggression on Asia-Pacific Trip

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 10:37
Vice President Mike Pence is taking his first official trip to the Asia-Pacific region to, among other things, reinforce the Trump administration’s full commitment to U.S. security alliances there, senior administration officials said.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 09:34
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 14 strikes consisting of 64 engagements against ISIS targets, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Dunford Highlights Service Members’ Innovation in Accepting Eisenhower Award

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 09:18
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford accepted the Eisenhower Award from the Business Executives for National Security on behalf of the more than two million members of the Defense Department.

Face of Defense: Airman Won’t Let Cancer Define Her

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 08:44
"You have cancer," are the three words no one ever wants to hear. When Air Force 1st Lt. Tyesha McBride heard them she was shocked, but she said it was a challenge she knew she would overcome. McBride took the battle against Hodgkin's lymphoma one day at at time.

Mattis, Turkish Counterpart Discuss Bilateral Military Relationship

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 17:59
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık discussed their nations’ bilateral defense relationship and the threats posed by terrorism during a meeting at the Pentagon.

Boots Serve as Memory of What Soldier Can’t Express In Words

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 16:59
Retired Army Sgt. Timothy “Mike” Goodrich has found his way through art to express feelings of war that he cannot put into words because of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.

Razor Talon Provides Joint Training for Air, Ground Components

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:52
The opposing force scurried around the arid airfield, preparing for an oncoming attack. Without warning, a pair of A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft screamed toward the airfield and simulated multiple strafing runs, decimating a radar jammer.

South Korean, U.S. Forces Exercise Logistics Capabilities

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:39
On a bright and windy day, a gray U.S. Army landing craft utility ship loaded with tactical vehicles and other mission equipment to support exercise Operation Pacific Reach 2017 slowly makes its way to the Trident Pier causeway.

U.S., South Korean Forces Exercise Logistics Capabilities

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:39
On a bright and windy day, a gray U.S. Army landing craft utility ship loaded with tactical vehicles and other mission equipment to support exercise Operation Pacific Reach 2017 slowly makes its way to the Trident Pier causeway.

Vice Chairman Makes Case for Congress to Pass Defense Budget

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:06
At an Air Force Association breakfast, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff expressed his desire for Congress to approve the proposed Defense Department budget and to not require the department to be funded through a continuing resolution.

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