Russia’s decision to fire artillery from within Russia onto Ukrainian military positions transforms the security environment throughout Eastern Europe, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Colorado. Story | Photos | Special
Teams aboard the U.S. ship MV Cape Ray continue to neutralize materials from Syria’s declared chemical stockpile, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters. Story | Special
A senior defense official said the F-35's integration of technology is unprecedented, giving it advanced capability. Story
The Senate this week confirmed President Barack Obama’s nominees for four key military posts. Story
U.S. airmen fire an M240 machine gun during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 15, 2014. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
Soldiers remove a tree stump while clearing an area affected by the Chiwaukum Complex fires near Leavenworth, Wash., July 23, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to the 1st Battalion, 303rd Cavalry Regiment. Washington National Guard photo by U.S. Army Pvt. Brianne Patterson
Marines train to fight fires and rescue aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting. The training ensures familiarity with the gear and increases proficiency and response times within the unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon
U.S. Marines move a tire out of the way of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle outside the main entry to the Bastion-Leatherneck Complex on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 12, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John A. Martinez Jr.
Paratroopers conduct a parachute assault with heavy equipment on Malemute drop zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 23, 2014. The paratroopers are assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class T.J. Amdahl discusses his experiences with the elite Navy parachute demonstration team, the Leapfrogs, which performs at air shows and professional sporting events. DoD screen shot
The fiscal year 2015 defense budget request works to square priorities with resources, Defense Department officials said while calling for a 1 percent pay raise for the military.
Sailors and Coast Guardsmen hone search and rescue skills as part of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise taking place off the coast of Hawaii, July 21, 2014. DoD screen shot
The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov's special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime.
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Geoffrey Jensen spends much of his free time restoring one of the last flyable B-29 Superfortress bombers.
Changes to military postal operations will save the Defense Department $4 million annually while providing services comparable to those of any U.S. Postal Service office, a senior Military Postal Service Agency official told DoD News.
Security forces from 21 countries will participate in Fuerzas Comando 2014 in Colombia tomorrow through Aug. 1, Defense Department officials announced.
Aircrews from the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing flying C-130 Hercules aircraft are the latest National Guard members to respond to wildfires in Oregon and Washington state.
Public and private partners recently tested coordination and tactical-level operations to protect, prevent, mitigate and recover from a domestic cyberspace incident.
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