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Top News: Iraqi Forces Retake Airfield, Highway Near Mosul
Iraqi forces are making significant progress in isolating Mosul, as part of efforts to liberate the city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, DoD's press operations chief told reporters.
Photo of the Day: Basketball Battle
Dee Bennett, a junior, battles for the ball at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 29, 2016. The Midshipmen defeated the Falcons, 64-46. Air Force photo by Jason Gutierrez
Pearl Harbor Survivor Richard Schimmel's Story
Army Pvt. Richard Schimmel was 19 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He and some of his Signal Corps colleagues were the first to know the planes were coming.
Remembering Pearl Harbor: 75 Years After the Attack
As the nation remembers the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Defense Department honors the men and women who lost their lives, and those who fought on to preserve the nation's freedom.
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Deputy Secretary Discusses Last Official Trip, DoD Transition
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work sat down with reporters to discuss his upcoming visits with two defense contractors, the Reagan National Defense Forum, and what a changing defense leadership means for innovation and the third offset strategy.
Dunford Favors Spreading Knowledge of Jointness Across All Ranks
Military members must not lose the unique skills, culture and traditions of their individual services, but they will need to understand the joint force at lower ranks, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told senior enlisted leaders at the Pentagon.
Military Leaders Must Model ‘What Good Looks Like,’ Professionalism Chief Says
Chairman’s Wife Meets Most-Senior Enlisted Spouses
DoD Innovation Unit Releases Guide for Faster, Less Costly Tech Acquisition
The Defense Department’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental shared its model for success as it released a guidebook describing how agencies can create contracting vehicles to bring technological innovations to practical use in less time and at lower cost.
U.S., Coalition Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Dunford: Global Security Environment Has Implications for Joint Force
The United States is the world’s indispensable nation, but that status is not guaranteed and military leaders must continue to look for new, innovative ways to maintain U.S. leadership in the future, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a speech in New York City.
Defense Department CIO Awardees Excel in Cyber, IT
The recipients of the 2016 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Award for Cyber and Information Technology Excellence represent advancements in IT and cyber from the department's front lines, DoD’s Chief Information Officer said.
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