The commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of NSA engaged an audience on topics such as war, crime and security in cyberspace during a forum. Story | Special
Global climate change will aggravate problems such as poverty, social tensions, environmental degradation, ineffectual leadership and weak political institutions that threaten stability in a number of countries, a Defense Department report to Congress revealed. Story | Report
The U.S. Defense Department and the United Kingdom’s Defense Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding that officials say signifies expanding international relationships while serving a valuable role in security cooperation. Story
Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to senior Army leaders attending the Army Profession Annual Symposium at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 27, 2015. The event, presented by the Army secretary and chief of staff, addressed the stewardship requirements of maintaining the Army as a profession and strengthening its essential characteristics. DoD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, right, meets with Philip Dunne, left, British defense procurement minister, at the Pentagon, July 28, 2015. Leaders discussed Britain's Strategic Defense and Security Review, innovation initiatives, capability management and associated collaboration opportunities. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
Sailors aboard the USS Gary man the rails during the ship's decommissioning ceremony on Naval Base San Diego, July 23, 2015. Named after Medal of Honor recipient Navy Cmdr. Donald Gary and commissioned in 1984, the ship was the last remaining West Coast-based frigate in service. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Trevor Welsh
The president authorized U.S. Central Command to conduct targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel in Iraq. He also authorized a humanitarian effort to save thousands of Iraqi civilians on Mount Sinjar from the threat posed by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists.
New cadets at the U.S. Military Academy throw grenades at targets on the hand grenade assault course during a summer training exercise at the academy at West Point, N.Y., July 27, 2015. Soldiers with the 104th Training Division supervised the exercise. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is kicking off a national discussion on building "the force of the future" and what the Defense Department must do to change and adapt to maintain its superiority well into the 21st century.
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Matt Hulse instructs Honduran divers in the use of an underwater sonar device for locating objects in Puerto Castilla, Honduras, July 21, 2015. The exercise is part of Southern Partnership Stations 2015, a series of U.S. Navy deployments that foster lasting relationships as well as promote and enhance regional stability and security. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kathleen Gorby
The Department of Defense has ordered a comprehensive review of DoD laboratory procedures, processes, and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Young clips his gunner's belt to the deck before taking off in an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter during mine countermeasure exercises near Ominato, Japan, July 27, 2015. Young is a naval aircrewman. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Samuel Weldin
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Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Martinez, left, and Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Joseph Quintanilla, brace as a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 takes off after inserting the company into a landing zone on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26, 2015. Martinez is a corpsman and Quintanilla a platoon sergeant, both assigned to the 3rd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Owen Kimbrel
Defense Secretary Ash Carter seeks to strengthen and modernize alliances in the Asia-Pacific region as a priority for 21st century defense and sustaining U.S. global leadership.
Air Force Lt. Col. Todd Houchins pilots the last 82nd Aerial Target Squadron QF-4 Phantom aircraft before its final takeoff from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., July 24, 2015. Houchins is commander of the 53rd Test Support Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the seventh annual Feds Feed Families campaign, which extends throughout the government. The Defense Department will play a vital role in the fight against hunger.
Air Force Capt. Craig "Rocket" Baker, Viper Demo Team pilot, pushes his aircraft to its limits as he helps tell the Air Force's story to appreciative audiences.
Army leaders gathered at the U.S. Military Academy to discuss the strategic stewardship of the Army profession.
Gen. Robin Rand took command of Air Force Global Strike Command during a ceremony on Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
The commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said defeating violent extremists requires continued military, diplomatic and informational pressure.
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The names of two of the Marine victims from the fatal helicopter crash in Nepal, May 12, 2015, were mounted on the Hall of Heroes display at the Defense Information School.
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