Defense Secretary Ash Carter poses for a photo with defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 26, 2016. Carter is attending his fifth NATO defense ministerial.
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
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Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work greets Tetsuro Kuroe, Japan’s administrative vice defense minister, before a meeting at the Pentagon, Oct. 26, 2016. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
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Sailors conduct pre-flight inspections on an E/A-18G Growler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 130 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Persian Gulf, Oct. 18, 2016. Ike and its Carrier Strike Group are deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert J. Baldock
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Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, watches a student perform simulated remote pilot operations during demonstrations at the Flexible Aviation Classroom Experience lab at Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 2015. DoD photo by Marvin Lynchard
DoD Official Announces Lower Cost Growth in Latest Acquisition Report Story | Report

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 36th Fighter Squadron out of Osan Air Base, South 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.  Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik
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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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