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October 23, 2016 -  U.S. Transportation Command has released a new strategy designed to help the command navigate the uncertain future it faces, Transcom officials said.

October 8, 2016 - Florida National Guard members began aerial and ground search-and-rescue operations yesterday as Hurricane Matthew continued to move northward, pummeling the U.S. southeastern coast with heavy rains and wind.

October 4, 2016 -  U.S. Southern Command today directed a team of about 100 military personnel and nine helicopters to Grand Cayman Island, where they will be staged and ready to support U.S. disaster relief operations in the Caribbean if requested by the U.

September 29, 2016 - Service members and their families at Fort Lee, Virginia, asked the commander in chief tough questions during a town hall meeting broadcast by CNN last night.

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Department of Defense's Technological Superiority Depends on Out-Innovating Adversaries

September 16, 2016 - Future Defense Department technological superiority hinges on the department’s ability to out-innovate its adversaries, rethink how it sources technology and perhaps rethink its models for product delivery, the assistant secretary of defense for res

Veterans’ Cycling Team Raises Suicide Prevention Awareness

September 13, 2016 - “Who are we? Rescue 22!” the Puerto Rican veteran shouts to his team of cyclists as they gather around the recumbent and hand cyclists who are wheelchair-bound for group photos before beginning the Face of America charity ride.

Defense Secretary to Focus on Technology, Innovation in Upcoming Trip

September 8, 2016 - Defense Department officials announced today that Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Northern California and Texas, Sept. 12-14, to continue advancing one of his top priorities: building and rebuilding bridges between the Pentagon and A

Louisiana National Guard Continues Flood Response Missions

August 24, 2016 -  The Louisiana National Guard continues to conduct flood response and recovery missions, while prepositioning vehicles and assets in potentially flood-affected areas as directed by Gov. John Bel Edwards since operations began Aug.

Air Force and Army Planning Efforts Lead to More Airdrop Missions

August 18, 2016 - An Air Force C-130 Hercules taxies to a large hangar where about 60 Army paratroopers wait to board. Each lugging about 100 pounds of gear, the soldiers quickly line up and load into the aircraft as its four idling engines blow hot gusts over the tarmac.

Face of Defense: Munitions Technician Understands Mission’s Importance

August 11, 2016 - In May 2010, airmen of all ranks were sitting on a plane, some anticipating what life would be like during their deployment to Afghanistan. Others, like then-Airman 1st Class Anthony Anderson, were thinking about how their job would affect the mission and

Department of Defense Virtual Fair Helps Answer Education Questions

August 2, 2016 - Registration is now open for the Defense Department's second Voluntary Education Virtual Education Fair, scheduled for Aug. 11 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT, according to a Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support news release.

Top Enlisted Advisor Advocates Tough Fitness Training for Battlefield Readiness

July 21, 2016 - "Come on, sergeant major, let me see those cartwheels!" reverberated through the fitness center here during an early morning, intense workout session led by the senior noncommissioned officer in the U.S. military.

President Barack Obama Says U.S. Commitment to European Security is Unwavering in Pivotal Time for NATO

July 10, 2016 - As NATO faces an unprecedented range of security, humanitarian and political challenges, the alliance always can count on the United States, President Barack Obama said during a press conference yesterday on the final day of the NATO Summit in W

Scout Snipers and Marines with VMM-164 Conduct Initial Fast-Rope Training

July 9, 2016 - Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 164 “Knightriders” supported initial fast-rope training with scout snipers of 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 30, 2016.

Wounded Warrior Dosen't let Injury Interfere with Marine Career

July 7, 2016 - “This seemed like a good way to give back to the Marine Corps and thank them for letting me stick around after I got wounded,” said Master Sgt. Berle Sigman, a student in the Faculty Advisor Course (FAC) at the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (

Navy Unveils National Museum of the American Sailor

July 5, 2016 - The Great Lakes Naval Museum was officially renamed the National Museum of the American Sailor during a ceremony and sign unveiling at the museum July 4.

President Salutes Troops and Joining Forces in Independence Day Weekly Address

July 2, 2016 - In his weekly address issued today, President Barack Obama noted that he, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their two daughters will be hosting hundreds of service members, military veterans and their families at the traditional White House cookout on Indepe

Navy Awards Contracts for Fleet Replenishment Oiler and Amphibious Assault Ship

July 1, 2016 - The Navy awarded two contracts key to future amphibious operations and replenishment missions, June 30. The combined total projected contract value of these contracts is approximately $6.3 billion. 

Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

June 29, 2016 - The Defense Department today announced that the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program is celebrating five years of supporting military spouses, according to officials from the DoD Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Office.

Veteran with Post-Traumatic Stress Finds Coping Skills Through

June 27, 2016 - When Army veteran Greg Mullen developed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder while stationed in the Middle East during the first Gulf War, his symptoms from nonstop anti-missile blasts were severe enough after a six-month deployment for him to trans

Carter Says Welsh Will be Remembered for Dedication to Airmen

June 24, 2016 - Retiring Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III always remembered that people are what make the U.S. Air Force the best in the world, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today.

Guam-Based HSC-25 Assists in Distressed Persons Recovery in Mariana Islands

June 19, 2016 - The MH-60S Knighthawk was able to locate and relay the position of the distressed personnel to the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam command center, which was able to coordinate with the Fire Division of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine

June 15, 2016 - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced June 15 that SSN 800, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Arkansas.

Defense Assistive Technology Program Reaches Milestone

June 9, 2016 - The Defense Department’s Computer/Electronics Accommodations Program recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Technology & Evaluation Center, known as CAPTEC.
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Carter Says Welsh Will be Remembered for Dedication to Airmen

Guam-Based HSC-25 Assists in Distressed Persons Recovery in Mariana Islands

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine

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Carter to Travel to Singapore for Asia Security Summit

Department of Defense Aims to Save $1.9 Billion Through Headquarters Restructuring

President and Defense Secretary Comment on Death of Taliban Leader

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HURREX, Navy's Annual Emergency Preparedness Hurricane Exercise is Underway

Military Police Trains for Combat Support

Female Archer Aims for Gold for Team America at Invictus Games

US Navy SEAL Killed in Action in Support of Operation Inherent Resolve

JSDF and U.S. Marines Continue Earthquake Relief Efforts

U.S. Military Aids Japanese in Earthquake Aftermath

Rice Details U.S. Whole-of-Government Approach to Defeating ISIL

Carter Attends Repatriation Ceremony for WWII Aviators Lost in India

Deputy Defense Secretary Inspects P-8A Final Assembly Facility

U.S. Authorizes Ordered Departure of Department of Defense Dependents from Turkey

Chairman’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Visits Virginia-Based Sailors

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