U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and South Korean Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo met at the Pentagon for the 46th Security Consultative Meeting. Story
Decisions made during talks between the United States and South Korea should deter North Korea, Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti said. Story
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Jonathan Woodson said the DoD is protecting troops deployed to West Africa. Video | Special
U.S. forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists with six airstrikes in Syria and 12 in Iraq. Story | Special
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far right, joins U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, second from right, as Kerry announces a meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 24, 2014. The leaders met to discuss matters of mutual importance. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Navy Seaman Benjamin Padilla observes the cargo deck of a landing craft air cushion during joint exercise Pacific Horizon 2015, on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014. Padilla is a gas-turbine systems technician assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Jonathan Nelson
Marines jump out of a CH-53E Super Stallion aircraft during airborne sustainment training over Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014. The Marines are assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Emmanuel Ramos
The guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey, right, and the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam, participate in a maneuvering exercise, Oct. 23, 2014. The ships are on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bradley J. Gee
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.
U.S. Navy Seaman Janaya Johnson fires a 9 mm pistol during small arms training on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin, Oct. 22, 2014. The Mustin is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Declan Barnes
Coast Guardsmen demonstrate tactical small boat evolution in Honolulu Harbor, Hawaii, Oct. 23, 2014. The crew members are assigned to Coast Guard Maritime Safety Security Team Honolulu. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle
Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
For the first time since returning from Afghanistan, the Army's 25th Infantry Division, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, conducted a brigade walk and shoot. The exercise helps soldiers develop capabilities to better integrate indirect fire support assets. DoD screen shot
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ethan Rodgers sketches a range card during the Expert Infantryman Badge qualification on the Joint Multinational Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Oct. 21, 2014. Rodgers is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
U.S. Cyber Command, the services, and U.S. partners and allies are working together to make cyberspace a suitable place for military command and control. For the Defense Department, the focus for security in cyberspace includes the full spectrum of 21st century operations.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Benjamin J. Ferry joined the Corps because of his grandfather.
The Navy will commission its newest attack submarine, the North Dakota, on Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.
The executive secretary of the Warfighter Senior Integration Group and the director of Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell, said he is proud of the group and that the need still exists for such a capability.
Walk through the Pentagon and you're bound to come across highly skilled military or civilian employees with disabilities -- including the Defense Department's director of disability programs, who is legally blind.
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Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, toured the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio, thanking wounded service members and caregivers for their service and sacrifice.
Limited commercial airline capacity and greater global demand for passenger service has put a strain on flights for deploying service members and those returning from the U.S. Central Command area of operations.