Defense Secretary Ash Carter embraces French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian before a meeting in Paris, Oct. 25, 2016. Carter is on a weeklong trip to discuss the campaign to deliver ISIL a lasting defeat.
An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker taxis down the runway at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 20, 2016, before training in the high Arctic. 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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Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, before departing Irbil, Iraq, Oct. 23, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
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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.
Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability Story | Special Report

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

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DARPA’s Hallmark program will provide improved capabilities to rapidly plan, assess and execute the full spectrum of U.S. military operations in space. DoD graphic
Top Official Describes DARPA Real-Time Space Awareness Efforts Story | Special Report

Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, and Gen. Lee Sun-jin, chairman of South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, leave the flightline at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., after touring a B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber, Oct. 12, 2016. Stratcom photo by Army Lt. Col. Martin L. O'Donnell
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Daily SITREP: Taking Ground From ISIL, Troops Return from Haiti & More
Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with members of the 101st Airborne Division in Irbil, Iraq, Oct. 23, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.
DoD Launches Morale, Welfare and Recreation Satisfaction Survey
Sailors and Marines play basketball during a steel beach picnic on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility April 27, 2014. Navy photo by MC3 Mark Hays
The Defense Department is encouraging military members and their families to participate in the 2016 Morale, Welfare and Recreation Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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