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Obama Exalts America’s Endurance in Wake of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014 - Thirteen years after the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, President Barack Obama spoke at an observance at the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial today to honor those who lost their lives and those who have persevered.

Transcom Officials See Improvement in Vehicle Deliveries

September 11, 2014 - U.S. Transportation Command’s privately owned vehicle fusion cell has recognized that deliveries of vehicles shipped from overseas bases are improving, based on site surveys and a sampling of shipment records, Transcom officials said.

Obama Announces Counterterror Campaign Against ISIL

September 10, 2014 - The United States will lead a broad coalition of nations to take the fight to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address tonight at the White House.

Inspector General Hotline Gives Department of Defense Employees Options

September 9, 2014 - In an organization as large as the Defense Department, bad or outdated policies or regulations can remain in place, and sometimes there are bad actors.

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Pentagon Official Says Airstrikes in Iraq ‘Tremendously Effective

September 8, 2014 - Airstrikes in Iraq have been extremely successful against terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters today.

Hagel Says U.S. Backs Georgia’s New NATO Standing and Boosts Defense Support

September 7, 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made his first official visit to Georgia today following his participation at the NATO Summit in Wales.

Air Force Global Strike and Air Reserve Component Leaders Discuss ‘Way Ahead’

September 6, 2014 - Air Force Global Strike Command hosted its first Air Reserve Component focus day here, Aug. 26 and 27.

U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes in Support of Irbil Operations

September 6, 2014 - U.S. military forces continued to attack terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant yesterday and today in support of operations near Irbil, Iraq.

Better Buying Power 3.0 Shifts Emphasis to Innovation

September 5, 2014 - The projected release next month of Better Buying Power 3.0, the latest iteration of a Pentagon initiative designed to achieve dominant capabilities through technical excellence and innovation, will shift the Defense Department’s focus.

Department of Defense Agrees to Share Space Data with South Korea

September 5, 2014 - The Defense Department has signed a memorandum of understanding to share space situational awareness data with South Korea’s Defense Ministry, Pentagon officials said today.

First Lady Thanks Military Family Support Personnel

September 4, 2014 - First Lady Michelle Obama teamed up with actor Bradley Cooper yesterday to place a conference call to military support personnel to thank them for their continued service to military families.

Pentagon Notes ‘Exceptionally Capable’ Russian Force

September 4, 2014 - The Russian troops amassed along the Ukrainian border have evolved to an exceptionally capable force, Defense Department spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren told Pentagon reporters today.

Credentialing Effort Helps Troops Enter Private Sector

September 3, 2014 - A Defense Department initiative is helping service members who plan to leave the military acquire civilian credentials for technical professions so they can move more quickly into the private sector.

1st Cavalry Unit Selected for South Korea Deployment

September 3, 2014 - The U.S. Army's III Corps announced today, the rotational deployment of Fort Hood's 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to Camp Hovey and Camp Stanley, in South Korea, in October.

Humanitarian Operations and Airstrikes Will Continue in Iraq

September 2, 2014 - Air operations in Iraq continue in support of President Barack Obama’s directives to support Iraqi and Kurdish forces in their fight with terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Army Turns to Researchers for Future Lethality

September 2, 2014 - The Army of the future may have fewer Soldiers but more lethality thanks to research in precision, scalable effects and improved range.

Military Airstrikes Hit ISIL Near Mosul Dam

September 1, 2014 - U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct three airstrikes yesterday and today near the Mosul Dam.

Official Says Suicide Prevention Takes Courage and Communication

September 1, 2014 - The Veterans Affairs Department has named September National Suicide Prevention Month, but the Defense Department continues its year-round, comprehensive, multi-pronged approach to address the issue of suicide in the military.

Airstrikes Hit ISIL and Airdrops Aid Citizens in Amirli

August 31, 2014 - At the request of the Government of Iraq, the U.S. military conducted airstrikes in support of an operation to deliver humanitarian assistance to address the humanitarian crisis and protect the civilians trapped in Amirli, Iraq, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Bataan Amphibious Ready Group Deployment Extended in 5th Fleet

August 31, 2014 - The Secretary of Defense ordered the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Aug. 30, to remain in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) until the beginning of October.

U.S. and Partner-Nations Conduct Humanitarian Airdrop in Iraq

August 30, 2014 - American military planes along with Australian, French and British aircraft airdropped humanitarian aid to the town of Amirli in Iraq, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement issued today.

PCU North Dakota (SSN 784) is the First Block III Virginia Class Submarine Delivered

August 30, 2014 - The Navy accepted delivery of PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, on Aug. 29, two days prior to its contract delivery date.

National Guard Identifies Fallen F-15C Aviator

August 29, 2014 - Massachusetts National Guard officials identified the pilot of an F-15C Eagle jet that crashed in Virginia as Air Force Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr.

A Small Group of Divers Document Relics off Kaneohe Bay Shores

August 29, 2014 - A small group of divers teamed up with the Environmental Compliance and Protection Department to observe and document historic landmarks beneath the waves off of Pyramid Rock Beach aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 22, 2014.
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