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Top News: Carter Holds Joint News Conference, Departs Japan
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada hold a news conference in Tokyo. Carter is on a trip to thank service members, meet allies and advance DoD priorities.
Photo of the Day: Mountain Shock
U.S. soldiers move through the woods during a live-fire exercise with Slovenia forces as part of Exercise Mountain Shock in Pocek Range in Slovenia, Dec. 5, 2016. Army photo by Davide Dalla Massara
Pearl Harbor Survivor's Story
Retired Army Staff Sgt. Joseph Ramos recalls the attacks on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago.
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.
Live Today: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration
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U.S., EU Agreement Enhances Military Logistical Efforts
Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini signed the European Union Military Logistical Assistance Agreement, according to a U.S. State Department statement.
Chief of Naval Operations Honors Pearl Harbor Survivors, WWII Veterans
On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, the chief of naval operations paid tribute to World War II veterans and the men and women who serve around the globe today.
Full Event: Defense Leaders Honor WWII Veterans
Dunford, USO Troupe Arrive in Qatar for Show at Al Udeid
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford and Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, the chairman’s senior enlisted advisor, came to Qatar with a troupe of USO performers to entertain the troops.
Chairman, Senior Enlisted Advisor Kick Off USO Holiday Tour at Incirlik Air Base
U.S.-Japan Alliance Never Stronger, Secretary Says
On his way to Japan as part of an around-the-world trip, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters the U.S.-Japan alliance is strong and continues to evolve.
U.S., Japan Extend Peace Offerings in 'Blackened Canteen' Ceremony
American and Japanese representatives extended an offering of peace at the USS Arizona Memorial, gently pouring bourbon whiskey from a World War II-era canteen into the hallowed waters below.
Full Event Video: Defense Leaders, Veterans Attend Blackened Canteen Ceremony
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Pearl Harbor Wasn’t The Only Installation Attacked on Dec. 7, 1941
More than just Pearl Harbor was bombed on Dec. 7, 1941. The 25th Infantry Division took a big hit too, but went on to be legendary.
U.S., Japan Honor Fallen Veterans in Whiskey-Pouring Ceremony
The Blackened Canteen Ceremony brings together American and Japanese veterans to highlight the peace and reconciliation that our two countries now share.
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