Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Secretary of State John Kerry met with their South Korean counterparts to examine the full scope of U.S.-South Korean issues, with a particular eye on the North.
An Air Force F-22 Raptor receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during Vigilant Shield 2017, a training exercise, in the high Arctic, Oct. 18, 2016. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook
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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A Navy F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 131 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Persian Gulf, Oct. 16, 2016. The Eisenhower carrier strike group is 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 Seaman Christopher A. Michaels
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‘Not If, But When’: NSA Official Discusses Importance of Cyber Vigilance Story | Special Report

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter presents the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service to Jeh Johnson, Homeland Security secretary, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee
Carter Presents Public Service Award to Homeland Security Secretary Story

Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at a Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership event in Washington, Oct. 17, 2016.  Biden, who helped to launch the initiative in 2011, applauded the 335 companies who have partnered with MSEP, as well as the 50 new businesses that were inducted as partners during the event. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando
White House, DoD Salute Companies' Commitment to Hire Military Spouses Story | Special Report


Daily SITREP: Iraqi Forces Have Momentum, Marine Corps Birthday Message & More
From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.
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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