President Barack Obama said he will continue working to build additional support for a coalition to confront the threat posed by ISIL terrorists. Story | Statement
President Barack Obama and Army Lt. Gen. William Mayville, director of operations for the Joint Staff, discussed airstrikes against ISIL by U.S. forces Middle East partner nations. Video | Transcript
Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby talks in depth with DoD News about airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Video
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel fully supports changes to U.S. antipersonnel landmine policy announced by President Barack Obama. Story
Army Lt. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr., director of operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, describes the airstrikes U.S. and coalition forces conducted on ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq during a press briefing at the Pentagon, Sept. 23, 2014. DoD photo by Casper Manlangit
A video, presented during a briefing at the Pentagon, Sept. 23, 2014, shows a U.S. airstrike on a target in Syria. DoD screen shot
Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet in Zagreb, Croatia, Sept. 22, 2014. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Croatian Gen. Drago Lovric, chief of Croatia's general staff, salute during a ceremony at the Zagreb Airport in Croatia, Sept. 21, 2014. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
An EA-18G Growler takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 20, 2014. The George Washington is participating in Valiant Shield, U.S. exercise integrating an estimated 18,000 Navy, Air Force, Army and Marine Corps personnel, more than 200 aircraft and 19 surface ships. The Growler is assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 141. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Leroy Schnathorst guides subsea cables through a horizontally directionally drilled conduit at the Kwajelein Missile Impact Scoring System Range in Gagan, Marshall Islands, Sept. 8, 2014. The Underwater Construction Team 2 Construction Dive Detachment Alpa is deployed to the Pacific region inspecting, maintaining and repairing various underwater and waterfront facilities in support of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. U.S. Navy photo by Builder 2nd Class Joshua Knolla
U.S. Marines make their way to a compound held by members of the Guam Army National Guard, who are acting as an opposing force during the island seizure portion of the Valiant Shield 2014 exercise on Tinian’s North Field, Guam, Sept. 20, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. D. A. Walters
U.S. Army Sgt. Jacob Baker uses binoculars to scan his sector for potential threats in Parwan province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2014. Baker is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Air Assault. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Cope
Disasters can strike anywhere and at any time. National Preparedness Month, observed every September, serves as a reminder that everyone must take action to prepare for the types of emergencies that can affect each of us.
In the third installment of a four-part DoD News series, a sailor discusses the decisive moment that turned him back from the brink of suicide. After a crucial intervention, he began a slow road to recovery at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.
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Each year the nation sets aside Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 to recognize the heritage and cultural diversity that Hispanic Americans have contributed to our country. In this special report in observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Defense Department celebrates the strength, pride and honor throughout the history of Hispanics' service in our nation's military.
An Air Force senior airman is pursuing the same career in the same branch of the service as her father.
Several simultaneous challenges have impacted the Defense Department’s vehicle shipping program, a Transcom official said.
The Army and Air Force partnered with the Defense Information Systems Agency to achieve security and capacity upgrades at Joint Base San Antonio.
An upcoming memorandum will highlight changes in the Defense Department’s approach to using third-party remote server computing services.
Database consolidation could lead to billions of dollars in cost savings, the Pentagon’s acting chief information officer said.
Two Defense Department C-130 aircraft and a California Air National Guard unit will be assisting with wildfire suppression efforts in California.
Every suicide in the force is tragic, a top National Guard leader said, and the number of these deaths needs to be reduced to zero.
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