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Top News: Carter Visits Turkey, UAE, France, Belgium
While traveling to Ankara, Turkey, the first stop on a weeklong trip, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the campaign to wrest control of Mosul, Iraq, from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is going well.
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Anne's Story: Taking Advantage of Challenges
Anne Ng, a Navy civilian employee, uses challenges in her life to excel in her work at the Pentagon. She shares her experiences in this National Disability Employment Awareness Month video.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
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U.S. Strikes Kill 8 Al-Qaida Terrorists in Yemen
The U.S. military successfully struck two targets in central Yemen, killing eight terrorists associated with the group known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, according to U.S. Central Command.
Afghan Forces Make Progress, Yet Challenges Remain, Official Says
The Afghan national defense and security forces have made progress this year in the fight against the Taliban, but challenges remain, said Army Brig. Gen. Charles H. Cleveland, Resolute Support mission’s deputy chief of staff for communications.
DoD News Update: Resolute Support Spokesman Briefs Reporters
Full Event: Afghan Forces Largely on Offensive This Year, U.S. Army General Says
USO Anniversary Gala Celebrates 75 Years of Service
More than a thousand people joined Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at a star-studded gala to help the USO celebrate its 75th Anniversary and honor its six 2016 Service Members of the Year.
Stratcom Commander Details Security Challenges Posed by State, Non-state Actors
In a lecture at Kansas State University, Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney discussed today’s multifaceted security environment, saying nation-states and non-state actors are challenging international norms and democratic principles. Click to watch the DoD News Update:
Full Event: Stratcom Commander Speaks at Kansas State University
Carter Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Security on Korean Peninsula
The United States remains concerned about North Korean provocations, and is committed to defending its allies with the "full spectrum of American military might," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a news conference with his South Korean counterpart, Han Min-koo.
DoD News Update: Carter Discusses Strategic Alliance With South Korea
Full Event: Secretary, South Korean Counterpart Conduct News Conference at Pentagon
U.S.-South Korean Defense, Foreign Affairs Leaders Meet to Discuss Alliance
Cybercom Commander Says Human Capital Critical in Cybersecurity
Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, told attendees at the CyberMaryland Conference that the greatest challenge in cybersecurity may not be technology, but rather the people doing the work. Click to watch the full event:
DoD News Update: Cybercom Commander Speaks at CyberMaryland Conference
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Daily SITREP: Soldiers Test Humvee Replacement, Air Force Telescope & More
From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.
Basics of Base Access, Part 2: REAL ID Act, Frequently Asked Questions Answered
Do you find the requirements for base access confusing? You’re not alone. Learn what ID you need and get some questions answered here.
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