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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)

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.

June 9, 2016 - The Defense Department’s Computer/Electronics Accommodations Program recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Technology & Evaluation Center, known as CAPTEC.

June 3, 2016 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu on the margins of the International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue today in Singapore, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement release

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Carter to Travel to Singapore for Asia Security Summit

May 27, 2016 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Singapore to lead the U.S. delegation and deliver a keynote address June 4 at the 15th Asia Security Summit at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual conference hosted by the International Institute for Strategic St

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

May 25, 2016 - The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters as it looks to save $1.9 billion through a 25 percent reduction of staff costs, a senior DoD management official said in a recent DoD News interview. 

President and Defense Secretary Comment on Death of Taliban Leader

May 24, 2016 - President Barack Obama today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, who was targeted May 21 by a U.S. airstrike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

U.S. Military Aids EgyptAir Search and Rescue Operations

May 20, 2016 - U.S. European Command and the U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet are coordinating with officials in Greece in support of Egypt’s search-and-rescue operations for EgyptAir Flight 804, which disappeared from radar screens while en route from Paris to Cairo y

Exercise Eager Lion 2016 nd 5th MEB Roaring in Kingdom of Jordan

May 18, 2016 - Marines and sailors from 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade are among 6,000 U.S. and Jordanian service members taking parting in Exercise Eager Lion 2016 in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, May 15-24.

Active Shooter Exercise Keeps Combat Center Mission Ready

May 14, 2016 - On May 17, the Combat Center will conduct an active shooter response and recovery exercise. The exercise will assess and further develop the installation’s ability to protect personnel and property as well as to counter and contain an active shooter

2015 Sailors of the Year Advanced to Chief Petty Officer

May 12, 2016 - The Navy's 2016 Sailors of the Year were meritoriously advanced to chief petty officer during a ceremony held at the Navy Memorial, May 12.

DARPA Pentagon Event Showcases More than 60 Research Programs

May 11, 2016 - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency today hosts DARPA Demo Day 2016 at the Pentagon, giving the Defense Department community an up-close look at the agency’s portfolio of innovative technologies and military systems.

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

May 10, 2016 - With the onset of the Atlantic hurricane season approaching, the Navy is currently conducting HURREX/Citadel Gale 2016, its annual hurricane exercise designed to prepare the Navy to respond to weather threats in coastal regions and maintain the ability to

Military Police Trains for Combat Support

May 9, 2016 - Army Reserve military police from the 200th Military Police Command have been training in the field on combat support and detainee operations this May.

Female Archer Aims for Gold for Team America at Invictus Games

May 6, 2016 - Former Army Reserve Spc. Chasity Kuczer set records at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games, as the first-ever female gold medalist in archery and the highest individual scorer ever in the coed competition.

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

May 4, 2016 - Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL) Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego, was killed in action in northern Iraq May 3.

JSDF and U.S. Marines Continue Earthquake Relief Efforts

April 25, 2016 - Two MV-22B Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit completed the fifth day of disaster relief flight operations in support of Joint Task Force Chinzei, led by the Japan Self Defense Force, after the i

U.S. Military Aids Japanese in Earthquake Aftermath

April 18, 2016 -  U.S. military forces in Japan are providing support to relief efforts by the government of Japan as it responds in the aftermath of two damaging earthquakes that have occurred in the region, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said here today.

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

April 15, 2016 - President Barack Obama’s national security advisor spelled out America’s whole-of-government strategy against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant during a speech at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, yesterday.

Carter Attends Repatriation Ceremony for WWII Aviators Lost in India

April 13, 2016 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter participated this morning in a repatriation ceremony in New Delhi, India, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement.

Deputy Defense Secretary Inspects P-8A Final Assembly Facility

April 11, 2016 - During the final stop on his trip to the Pacific Northwest last week, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work inspected the final assembly facilities of the Boeing 737 and its derived military marine patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon.

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

March 29, 2016 - The U.S. government has authorized the ordered departure of Defense Department dependents from Turkey, including those at Incirlik Air Base, according to Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook.

Chairman’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Visits Virginia-Based Sailors

March 25, 2016 - Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington and the dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall berthed here, March 23.

Carter Praises Choice to Lead U.S. Forces in Korea

March 21, 2016 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter offered his congratulations to Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks following the announcement today that he intends to nominate Brooks to be commander of U.S. Forces Korea, Combined Forces Command and United Nations Command.
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