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U.S. Soldiers, Armored Vehicles Arrive in Romania

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:36
Soldiers, tanks and M88 recovery vehicles from the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment’s “Fighting Eagles” recently arrived at the airbase here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:07
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

Mattis: NATO is Evolving in Response to New Strategic Reality

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:52
NATO arose out of strategic necessity and the alliance must evolve in response to the new strategic reality, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said today during a press conference after the Defense Ministerial meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels.

Dunford Meets Russian Counterpart to Strengthen Mil-to-Mil Contacts

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:40
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with his Russian counterpart, Army Gen. Valery Gerasimov, in Baku, Azerbaijan.

U.S., NATO to Accelerate' Counter-ISIS Fight, Mattis Says

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:32
The United States and its NATO partners intend to intensify efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said during a meeting in Brussels.

Face of Defense: Cuba-Born Senior Army NCO Returns Home

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:13
Command Sgt. Maj. Rafael Conde, the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s senior enlisted leader, recently returned to the land of his birth -- a country he and his family fled 48 years ago. Conde was part of an official visit to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to visit with 32nd Military Police Company soldiers deployed there.

Work Confers With Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister at Pentagon

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:37
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work reiterated that the U.S. remains supportive of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity during a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the Pentagon.

Mattis Meets With Turkish Defense Minister in Brussels

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:19
In a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Brussels yesterday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis recognized Turkey’s contributions to the alliance and welcomed a transparent dialogue with an ally facing significant threats.

Mattis, French Defense Minister Meet in Brussels

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 18:16
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met in Brussels, where Mattis conveyed his respect for the performance of French forces conducting counterterrorism operations.

Mattis Reaffirms Bilateral Relationship in Meeting With British Defense Secretary

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:52
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis noted his intent to keep the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom uniquely close by actively tending to it and showing it remains a cornerstone of U.S. security and defense policy.

Mattis Reaffirms Bilateral Relationship in Meeting With British Defense Minister

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:52
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis noted his intent to keep the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom uniquely close by actively tending to it and showing it remains a cornerstone of U.S. security and defense policy.

New DoD Electronic Medical Record System Called A Success

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:01
Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington, became the first location to use MHS Genesis, a single, integrated electronic inpatient and outpatient health record that transforms health care delivery within DoD’s Military Health System.

Mattis Praises Italy’s Security Contributions in First Meeting With Defense Minister

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:25
In Brussels, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis thanked Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti for her country’s hospitality for U.S. forces and its contributions to various security missions.

Mattis Highlights U.S. Commitment to NATO, Warns of 'Arc of Insecurity'

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:07
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis highlighted the U.S. commitment to NATO today, saying that for seven decades the world has watched NATO become the most successful and powerful military alliance in modern history.

ISIS Losing Fighters, Leaders, Resources, Inherent Resolve Spokesman Says

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 14:46
British Army Maj. Gen. Rupert Jones, Operation Inherent Resolve deputy commander, said they've liberated more than 3,900 square kilometers of territory around Raqqa, liberating tens of thousands of people from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Mattis, NATO Counterparts Discuss Counter-ISIS Efforts

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:56
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with his counterparts at NATO headquarters in Brussels to discuss efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Dunford to Meet with Russian Chief of General Staff

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:32
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will meet with his Russian counterpart in Azerbaijan to discuss a the state of U.S.-Russian military relations and the importance of consistent and clear military-to-military communication, among other topics.

Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes in Syria, Iraq

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:00
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Face of Defense: Soldier Provides Lifesaving Aid to Neighbor

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:12
Army Spc. Anthony Kemp kept a cool head when his neighbor was attacked by a dog.

Astronauts Train With Air Force Survival School Instructors

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 08:48
Four NASA astronauts underwent water survival and recovery training with U.S. Air Force Survival School instructors IN preparation for anticipated test flights of the new commercially made American rockets, the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and the SpaceX Dragon.

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