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U.S. Forces Afghanistan conducted a strike on an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan tunnel complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, as part of ongoing efforts to defeat ISIS-K in Afghanistan.
A coalition airstrike in support of partnered forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria south of Tabqah, Syria, resulted in the deaths of 18 Syrian Democratic Forces personnel, according to a U.S. Central Command news release.
Army Sgt. Bryttany Gant, an awards noncommissioned officer for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, said she doesn’t consider herself to be anyone special, and simply strives to do the best job she can. But her coworkers say that Gant motivates others with her positive attitude and drive to succeed.
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.
Following a White House meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Donald J. Trump praised the alliance’s accomplishments, its partnership and its support in combating terrorism and confronting other pressing security challenges.
As a unique instrument of national security, the U.S. Coast Guard works in a broad spectrum of areas to secure America's maritime borders and protect U.S. interests at home and abroad, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft said.
U.S., coalition and partner forces are edging toward victory in the campaign to defeat Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists in and around Raqqa, Syria, and Mosul, Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman told Pentagon reporters.
A new exhibit at the Pentagon displays art created by service members as part of their therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury to help in managing their symptoms.
Tessa, the Air Force’s first sexual assault prevention and response K-9, is the most recent asset to the SAPR program at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
A Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors event held at Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado as part of the Month of the Military Child paired children of military families who have lost family members with mentors to establish communication, maintain a military connection and let them understand they are not alone.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Rebekah Miller stands in front of the Torrington police department in her police uniform in Torrington, Wyoming. Miller has been with the Wyoming Air National Guard for six years and is serving as a command post specialist. She has also been an officer with the Torrington police department for two years.
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 12 strikes consisting of 58 engagements against ISIS targets, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he personally reviewed the intelligence on the Syrian regime’s chemical attack on its own people and in response to the attack, the U.S. government began a deliberate process to recommend diplomatic and military options to the president.
A 96-hour battle that saw four ambushes, 17 airstrike missions and the eventual safety of a 150-person team led to a special tactics combat control airman receiving the Silver Star medal during an April 7 ceremony at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina.
Soldiers from the 75th Ranger Regiment bested 53 teams as part of their effort to return the title of "Best Ranger" to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 31 strikes consisting of 99 engagements against ISIS targets, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Soldiers join the military for many reasons, including family traditions, idols they’ve seen in the media, or to make their childhood dreams come true. For South Carolina Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jessica Thibeau, exposure to the military came from all over -- a family filled with combat veterans, a community full of Vietnam veterans and a television show.
Military Health System officials are working on tinting for lenses that can be worn an hour or two before bedtime, blocking the light that blocks the brain’s production of melatonin, the chemical that helps people sleep.
An Army officer assigned to the White House medical evaluation and treatment unit received a lifesaving award for actions at 18,000-feet elevations in Peru’s Andes Mountains.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the U.S. military missile strike that targeted Shayrat airfield in Syria was a measured response to Syrian President Bashar Assad regime’s chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria.