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Carter Directs Staff to 'Open Lines of Communication' with Russia

September 29, 2015 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter today directed his staff to "open lines of communication with Russia on de-confliction" of air operations in Syria, the Pentagon press secretary said today.

Neller Assumes Command of Marine Corps From Dunford

September 25, 2015 - Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller today assumed command of the Marine Corps from Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., as Dunford prepares to become the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Bluejacket to Blue and Gold: USNA Seeking Enlisted Applicants for the Class of 2020

September 21, 2015 - With the recent release of ALNAV 065/15, the United States Naval Academy (USNA) is now accepting motivated Sailors and Marines, active and reserve, for admission to the Class of 2020.

USS Ronald Reagan Enters 7th Fleet Area of Operations

September 19, 2015 - The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) entered the 7th Fleet area of operations, Sept. 17.

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US and Republic of Korea Celebrate Alliance During Incheon Landing Commemoration

September 16, 2015 - The U.S. and Republic of Korea alliance took center stage as more than 3,000 guests joined both the U.S. and ROK Navy and Marine Corps forces in the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Incheon Amphibious Landing Operation Sept. 15.

DARPA Tech Forum Previews National Security Future

September 14, 2015 - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s "Wait, What?" Future Technology Forum wrapped up Friday with a remembrance of those who died on 9/11 and presentations covering the bleeding edges of everything from extraterrestrial life and

USS Carney Final Ship to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

September 8, 2015 - USS Carney (DDG 64) departed her homeport of Mayport, Florida, Sept. 6 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the final of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed to Spain.

Carter Reaffirms U.S.-Saudi Strategic Relationship’s Importance

September 4, 2015 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter today reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia strategic relationship during a meeting here with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s defense minister, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook sai

Voluntary Departure Authorized for Some Families of U.S. Personnel in Turkey

September 3, 2015 - The U.S. government has authorized the voluntary departure from Turkey of family members of American personnel at Incirlik Air Base and the U.S. consulate in Adana.

Officials Say Preparedness Vital to Defense Readiness

August 31, 2015 - Tomorrow marks the start of National Preparedness Month, and while preparedness calls for year-round attention, it is a good opportunity to remind Defense Department personnel and their families to be prepared at all times.

Remembering Hurricane Katrina a Decade Later

August 28, 2015 - Forecasters said the hurricane would be bad, but no one expected a Katrina. 

VMGR-152 Marines Practice Air Delivery Ground Refueling

August 25, 2015 - Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 conducted air-delivery ground refueling training aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 21, 2015.
During the training Marines refueled four MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircrafts w

Offload Preparation Party Stays Sharp During Marine Prepositioning Force Exercise 2015

August 21, 2015 - Approximately 50 Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, have been living aboard the USNS 1st Lt Jack Lummus since Aug. 5, initially preparing for, and then actively engaging in a Marine Prepositioning Force Exercise aboard

Navy Establishes New Honor Graduate Ribbon

August 19, 2015 - Yesterday, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the establishment of a Recruit Honor Graduate Ribbon for superior performance during the Navy's basic military training, held at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois.

Department of Defense and National Guard Help Fight Western Wildfires

August 17, 2015 - More than 440 California National Guard soldiers and airmen have been activated to help the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, known as Cal Fire, fight fires throughout the state, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said today.

Chattanooga Hosts Final Memorial For Fallen

August 15, 2015 - The Department of the Navy and City of Chattanooga held a ceremony Aug. 15 at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga's, McKenzie Arena in memory of the Sailor and four Marines killed in the Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) shooting on July 16.

Conservation Challenge Winners Protect Military Base Environments

August 12, 2015 - Military installations and their partners in three states have won an annual Defense Department conservation challenge created to protect nearby ecosystems while supporting critical military test, training and operational missions.

U.S. Marines and Sailors Help With Typhoon Relief in Saipan

August 10, 2015 - U.S. Marines and sailors have been helping local and federal agencies in Saipan with relief efforts since Aug. 7, after Typhoon Soudelor struck the island Aug. 2-3, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said here today.

Work Observes Large-Scale Military Exercise at Fort Irwin

August 7, 2015 - The U.S. military faces multiple threats and it must be prepared for every contingency, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said Aug. 5, after viewing night operations as part of the Joint Forcible Entry large-scale exercise at Fort Irwin, California.

Rough Riders Cruise Through Motorized Operations Course

August 3, 2015 - Marines with Truck Company, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, readied their weapon systems and conducted vehicle inspections before performing an evaluated motorized operations course (MOC) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center T

Saluting our Wounded Warriors and Veterans Through Art

July 31, 2015 - Jim Russell sits in the middle of the The Janice Griffiths Gallery with his rotund service pug, Mr. Beau, resting on his lap. The dim lights and cool interior of the gallery offer both some relief from the heat of the day as Russell recounts his tale of h

Department of Defense and U.K. Defense Ministry Sign Reserve Forces Memorandum

July 28, 2015 - The U.S. Defense Department and the United Kingdom’s Defense Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding today that officials say signifies expanding international relationships while serving a valuable role in security cooperation.

Air Force Secretary Addresses Priorities at Aspen Security Forum

July 25, 2015 - The Air Force secretary yesterday discussed her top national and homeland security issues, as well as current personnel challenges, during a question and answer session with Fox News at the sixth annual, three-day Aspen Security Forum in Colorado.

Military Hospital’s Surgical Care Ranks Among Best in Nation

July 24, 2015 - The San Antonio Military Medical Center here ranks among the top hospitals in the nation for surgical care, according to a recent report from the American College of Surgeons.
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