While traveling to Ankara, Turkey, the first stop on a weeklong trip, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the campaign to wrest control of Mosul, Iraqi from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is going well.
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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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Afghan Forces Make Progress, Yet Challenges Remain, Official Says Story

Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the USO  honored Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Clinton Brown, Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Steidell, Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bellio,  Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Gary Arbuckle, Marine Corps Sgt. Terryn Thompson and Army 1st Sgt. Melanie Scott as USO Service Members of the Year during the USO's 75th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 2016.
USO Anniversary Gala Celebrates 75 Years of Service Story | 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.
Cybercom Commander Says Human Capital Critical in Cybersecurity Video | Special Report

Operation Inherent Resolve - Targeted Operations Against ISIL Terrorists
Military Strikes Target ISIL in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

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‘Not If, But When’: NSA Official Discusses Importance of Cyber Vigilance Story | Special Report


Daily SITREP: Soldiers Test Humvee Replacement, Air Force Telescope & More
Paratroopers check out the interior of the soon-to-be-issued Light Combat All-Terrain Vehicle in Rukla, Lithuania, Oct. 18, 2016. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Corinna Baltos
From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.
Basics of Base Access, Part 2: REAL ID Act, Frequently Asked Questions Answered
The Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Main Gate Access Control Complex. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Damany Coleman
Do you find the requirements for base access confusing? You’re not alone. Learn what ID you need and get some questions answered here.

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