President Barack Obama told service members at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., that the U.S. will not halt its pursuit of terrorists who threaten America. Video | Transcript
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel honored two “remarkable” Americans as he led the induction of two Medal of Honor recipients into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes. Story | Photos | Speech
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, outlined President Barack Obama's ISIL strategy to the Senate Armed Services Committee.
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Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, commander of U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, said Pentagon leaders are reviewing the sequester-mandated reduction of U.S. forces in Europe.
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U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets U.S. Marines assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Sept. 17, 2014. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel presents Medal of Honor recipient retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins with the Medal of Honor flag after inducting him into the Hall of Heroes during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
Medal of Honor recipient retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins shares a laugh with a soldier after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel inducted him into the Hall of Heroes during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testify on U.S. policy regarding the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as ISIL, before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 2014.
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U.S. soldiers show Ukrainian troops the proper procedures for clearing a room during Exercise Rapid Trident in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 16, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to U.S. Army Europe’s Company C, 173rd Airborne Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Leonard
U.S. Air Force Academy cadets arrive in Colorado Springs, Colo., where they go through the transition of civilian life to that of a cadet preparing to become a military officer. The cadets learn everything from how to wear an Air Force uniform to discovering that they are not going to have the typical college experience. DoD screen shot
U.S. Navy sailors pull a combat rubber raiding craft carrying Marines into the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown during amphibious operations in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 11, 2014. The Germantown is part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group and is conducting joint forces exercises in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. The Marines are assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray
The second of a four-part DoD News series tells how one sailor's decisive moment turned him back from the brink of suicide. DoD screen shot
Each year the nation sets aside Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 to recognize the heritage and cultural diversity that Hispanic Americans have contributed to our country. In this special report in observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Defense Department celebrates the strength, pride and honor throughout the history of Hispanics' service in our nation's military.
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. John Suyat and Philippine volunteers mix cement for a classroom foundation during one of two humanitarian projects preceding Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 in Palawan, Philippines, Sept. 15, 2014. Suyat is assigned to Engineer Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 172. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Matthew Casbarro
Disasters can strike anywhere and at any time. National Preparedness Month, observed every September, serves as a reminder that everyone must take action to prepare for the types of emergencies that can affect each of us.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Lowell Laudert and his brother, Army Spc. Cameron Laudert, are serving together in Kuwait.
Troops from 15 nations launched the annual Rapid Trident field training exercise in Ukraine.
The Air Force’s dominance in the skies, space and cyberspace is the backbone of the military's global reach, a senior Pentagon official said at the Air Force Association’s Air and Space Conference.
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody discussed the service's new promotion system at the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference in Maryland.
Since 1968, when President Lyndon B. Johnson was in office, America has observed National Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate the contributions and culture of citizens of Latin American descent.
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Education and the willingness to move are keys for anyone getting ahead in federal service, Rhonda Diaz, the deputy director of resources at U.S. Africa Command said in an interview.
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A national nonprofit organization is assisting military families in making the transition from “battle-ready to family-ready.”
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