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Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 08:24
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 Ready to Respond After Hurricane Nate

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 13:52
Defense Department personnel stand ready to respond in the Gulf Coast for any request for assistance following Hurricane Nate.

DoD Stands Ready to Respond After Hurricane Nate

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 13:52
Defense Department personnel stand ready to respond in the Gulf Coast for any request for assistance following Hurricane Nate.

Distributing Food, Water Remains Top Priority, Puerto Rico Governor Says

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:19
The distribution of food and water remains the top priority in Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said at a news conference in San Juan.

Puerto Rico Governor Updates Pence on Recovery Efforts

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 12:04
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said he briefed Vice President Mike Pence on the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and underscored the need for urgent, ongoing support following the devastation from Hurricane Maria.

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 08:57
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.

Africom Announces Death of 4th Service Member in Niger Attack

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:22
A U.S. Africa Command spokesperson said the body of another U.S. service member has been recovered from Niger where an attack occurred Oct. 4 during an advise-and-assist mission, bringing the number of U.S. service members killed to four.

U.S. Northern Command Prepares for Tropical Storm Nate

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 14:49
Pentagon officials said U.S. Northern Command is preparing for the approach of Tropical Storm Nate, as DoD personnel are helping with hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Puerto Rico Governor Praises DoD for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 14:21
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello described the relief missions on the U.S. island territory following Hurricane Maria’s devastation as part of a comprehensive effort and thanked the Defense Department for its assistance.

Puerto Rico Governor Praises DoD for Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 14:21
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello described the relief missions on the U.S. island territory following Hurricane Maria’s devastation as part of a comprehensive effort and thanked the Defense Department for its assistance.

Little Rock Airman Supports Family in Puerto Rico

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:10
A crew chief with the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron based at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, responded to his family’s plight in Hurricane Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico by offering his helping hands.

Navy Participates in STEM Event at Rio Grande Valley Campus

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:06
Sailors participated in Student Leadership Day and Latina Day during this week's observance of Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week on the campus of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

Face of Defense: Recruiter Enlists American Airmen in Japan

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 08:06
Only 1 percent of the U.S. population qualifies for Air Force service. For recruiters, finding that 1 percent can be a grueling task -- especially when they are searching in Japan. At an Air Force recruiting office there, Tech. Sgt. Angelo Barcelona, the 369th Recruiting Squadron's Pacific operations program manager and recruiter, helps civilians become airmen.

Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 07:53
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.

DoD Disability Awards Celebration Reflects Progress, Official Says

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:00
Defense Department officials recognized 21 DoD service members and civilians with disabilities for their outstanding contributions supporting DoD’s mission during the 37th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards ceremony.

Three U.S. Troops Killed, Two Wounded in Niger

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 18:32
Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said three U.S. service members and one partner nation member were killed, and two U.S. service members wounded while conducting an advise and assist mission in Niger.

Pentagon Begins Another Fiscal Year Under Continuing Resolution

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 18:02
Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said the Defense Department needs a sufficient and predictable budget, but this week marked the ninth consecutive fiscal year the department has operated under a continuing resolution.

White Details DoD Assistance to Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:27
The Defense Department continues to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as well as federal government and civilian agencies, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

Ancient Greek Play Allows Americans to Examine Cost of War

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:47
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, invited actors to give a dramatic reading of an ancient Greek play that deals with suicide before senior military leaders at the Senior Leadership Conference.

Over 11,000 DoD Personnel Aid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:34
Puerto Rico's governor said more than 11,000 Defense Department personnel now are in Puerto Rico, helping the U.S. territory recover from the wrath of Hurricane Maria in the areas of logistics, medical support and aviation.

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