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Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks to troops at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 26, 2016. Carter is visiting North Dakota and New Mexico to highlight the nation's nuclear enterprise, an area of critical importance to the long-term security. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to North Dakota and New Mexico to highlight the nation's nuclear enterprise, an area of critical importance to the long-term security of the United States.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to North Dakota and New Mexico to highlight the nation's nuclear enterprise, an area of critical importance to the long-term security of the United States.
An aerial view from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter shows flooding around Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sept. 26, 2016, forcing thousands of residents from their homes. Members of the Iowa National Guard flew officials over the area to help determine how to proceed. Iowa National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Linda K. Burger
An aerial view from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter shows flooding around Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sept. 26, 2016, forcing thousands of residents from their homes. Members of the Iowa National Guard flew officials over the area to help determine how to proceed. Iowa National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Linda K. Burger
Navy Seaman Daija Anderson takes navigation readings on the USS Bonhomme Richard in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 26, 2016. The amphibious assault ship is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Holmes
Navy Seaman Daija Anderson takes navigation readings on the USS Bonhomme Richard in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 26, 2016. The amphibious assault ship is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Holmes
Soldiers advance under the cover of smoke to assault an objective during training at McCrady Training Center in Eastover, S.C., Sept. 20, 2016. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Jessica Donnelly
Soldiers advance under the cover of smoke to assault an objective during training at McCrady Training Center in Eastover, S.C., Sept. 20, 2016. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Jessica Donnelly
Marines grapple with Romanian, Moldovian, Bulgarian and Slovakian soldiers during Exercise Platinum Lynx at a training area in Romania, Sept. 19, 2016. The troops are part of the Black Sea Rotational Force, which deploys in the Black Sea, Balkan and Caucasus regions. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz
Marines grapple with Romanian, Moldovian, Bulgarian and Slovakian soldiers during Exercise Platinum Lynx at a training area in Romania, Sept. 19, 2016. The troops are part of the Black Sea Rotational Force, which deploys in the Black Sea, Balkan and Caucasus regions. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz
Navy Seaman Kennedy Prescott performs a deadlift during a powerlifting competition on the USS Whidbey Island in the Gulf of Oman, Sept. 18, 2016. The ship is supporting maritime security operations efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan R. McDonald
Navy Seaman Kennedy Prescott performs a deadlift during a powerlifting competition on the USS Whidbey Island in the Gulf of Oman, Sept. 18, 2016. The ship is supporting maritime security operations efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan R. McDonald
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes of Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes of Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
Air Force Maj. Casey Bowen takes a breath as he swims across the English Channel from Dover, England, Sept. 26, 2016, toward France’s shoreline. Bowen, a dermatologist assigned to the 59th Medical Wing, successfully completed his swim. DoD News photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball
Air Force Maj. Casey Bowen takes a breath as he swims across the English Channel from Dover, England, Sept. 26, 2016, toward France’s shoreline. Bowen, a dermatologist assigned to the 59th Medical Wing, successfully completed his swim. DoD News photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball
Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Defense Department serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops - on and off the battlefield.
Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Defense Department serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops - on and off the battlefield.
A Marine paints a child's face with camouflage colors during the Miramar Air Show at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, Sept. 24, 2016. The event showcases the aerial expertise of civilian and armed forces. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Travis Jordan
A Marine paints a child's face with camouflage colors during the Miramar Air Show at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, Sept. 24, 2016. The event showcases the aerial expertise of civilian and armed forces. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Travis Jordan
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to North Dakota and New Mexico to highlight the nation's nuclear enterprise, an area of critical importance to the long-term security of the United States.
An aerial view from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter shows flooding around Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sept. 26, 2016, forcing thousands of residents from their homes. Members of the Iowa National Guard flew officials over the area to help determine how to proceed. Iowa National Guard photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Linda K. Burger
Navy Seaman Daija Anderson takes navigation readings on the USS Bonhomme Richard in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 26, 2016. The amphibious assault ship is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Holmes
Soldiers advance under the cover of smoke to assault an objective during training at McCrady Training Center in Eastover, S.C., Sept. 20, 2016. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Jessica Donnelly
Marines grapple with Romanian, Moldovian, Bulgarian and Slovakian soldiers during Exercise Platinum Lynx at a training area in Romania, Sept. 19, 2016. The troops are part of the Black Sea Rotational Force, which deploys in the Black Sea, Balkan and Caucasus regions. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz
Navy Seaman Kennedy Prescott performs a deadlift during a powerlifting competition on the USS Whidbey Island in the Gulf of Oman, Sept. 18, 2016. The ship is supporting maritime security operations efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan R. McDonald
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes of Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
Air Force Maj. Casey Bowen takes a breath as he swims across the English Channel from Dover, England, Sept. 26, 2016, toward France’s shoreline. Bowen, a dermatologist assigned to the 59th Medical Wing, successfully completed his swim. DoD News photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball
Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Defense Department serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops - on and off the battlefield.
A Marine paints a child's face with camouflage colors during the Miramar Air Show at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, Sept. 24, 2016. The event showcases the aerial expertise of civilian and armed forces. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Travis Jordan
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