Defense Secretary Ash Carter poses for a photo in Paris with defense ministers of nations contributing to the counter-ISIL campaign, Oct. 25, 2016. Carter is on a weeklong trip to discuss the campaign.
Paratroopers load an anti-tank missile in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, Oct. 22, 2016. U.S. and Polish forces showed deterrence during airborne assault training. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner
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.
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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Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief, National Guard Bureau, talks with Marines during a visit to Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan, during exercise Northern Strike, Aug. 16, 2016. The general said that the Defense Department is working to streamline the process examining the bonuses or tuition assistance given to 13,000 California National Guardsmen. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill
Carter Calls For Streamlining Review Process for California Guardsmen Story | Statement

A U.S. Army M109A6 Paladin waits to be fired during the Iraqi security forces’ advance toward Mosul to retake the city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant at Qayyarah West, Iraq, Oct. 17, 2016. Army photo by Spc.Christopher Brecht
Iraqi Forces Steadily Advance Towards Mosul Video | Special Report

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 36th Fighter Squadron out of Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, inverts as it heads back to the fight after refueling from a KC-135 Stratotanker out of McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., Oct. 10, 2016, during a RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1 mission. RF-A exercises provide realistic combat training to joint and international forces essential to the success of air and space operations with minimal impact on the environment within more than 67,000 square miles of airspace inside the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)
DoD Official Discusses U.S. Military, Commercial Space Industry Story | Special Report

Defense Secretary Ash Carter meets with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 24, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
Carter, UAE Crown Prince Discuss Regional Security, Strategic Partnership Story | Flickr Album | Travels | Special Report

The Department of Defense cyber strategy guides the development of DoD's cyber forces and seeks to strengthen cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture. It focuses on building cyber capabilities and organizations for DoD's three primary cyber missions.
Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability Story | Special Report

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Daily SITREP: 3-D Printing in the Field, First Robotic Surgery Training Course & More
Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mathew Wright, a motor transportation maintenance officer with Marine Wing Support Squadron 372, conducts maintenance on an Invent3D printer during a 3-D printer integration exercise at site 50 training area, Wellton, Ariz., Oct.18, 2016.
From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016.
Army Scientists and Engineers Seek Innovation During Small Business Visit
Michael Piasecki shows visiting Army researchers his company’s small rotary wing unmanned aerial vehicles at the company headquarters near Philadelphia, Oct. 13, 2016. Photo courtesy David McNally
Army researchers are seeking future partnerships with small businesses in an effort to find innovative technology solutions for the future.

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