The U.S. remains concerned about North Korean provocations and is committed to defending its regional allies, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a news conference with his South Korean counterpart.
Soldiers provide security from a high-speed patrol boat while advancing toward their next objective during Livorno Shock, an exercise in Piacenza, Italy, Oct. 17, 2016. Army photo by Massimo Bovo
Federal employees are reminded about the Hatch Act each election cycle. First passed in 1939, the Hatch Act governs the political activities of federal employees.
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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Elections 2016: Rules DoD Employees Should Know This Political Season
Election Day, Nov. 8, 2016, is fast approaching. No matter where you are stationed, registering to vote and getting your absentee ballot is simple, fast and easy.
With Election Day fast approaching, here's a refresher on the do's and don'ts for Defense Department employees in the weeks ahead.

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