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President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 30, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with Bonnie Carroll, president of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS, while welcoming more than 350 TAPS members to the Pentagon, May 27, 2016, for a night of fun and remembrance to coincide with Memorial Day weekend. TAPS offers support to people who have lost a family member serving in the military. DoD photo by EJ Hersom
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Soldiers maneuver through the woods during a field training exercise at Fort Drum, N.Y., May 20, 2016. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Soldiers maneuver through the woods during a field training exercise at Fort Drum, N.Y., May 20, 2016. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Sailors on the USS Hopper conduct two developmental flight tests of a guided missile, known as the Standard Missile-3 Block IB Threat Upgrade, off Hawaii, May 25, 2016. The flight tests demonstrated the successful performance of design modifications to the SM-3 third-stage rocket motor nozzle. Navy photo by Leah Garton
Sailors on the USS Hopper conduct two developmental flight tests of a guided missile, known as the Standard Missile-3 Block IB Threat Upgrade, off Hawaii, May 25, 2016. The flight tests demonstrated the successful performance of design modifications to the SM-3 third-stage rocket motor nozzle. Navy photo by Leah Garton
Soldiers rush away after hooking up cargo during slingload operations with a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., May 20, 2016. Army photo by Capt. Tania Donovan
Soldiers rush away after hooking up cargo during slingload operations with a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., May 20, 2016. Army photo by Capt. Tania Donovan
Marines provide security before moving a simulated casualty during an aircraft recovery and personnel exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 23, 2016. The Marines are assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever Statz
Marines provide security before moving a simulated casualty during an aircraft recovery and personnel exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 23, 2016. The Marines are assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever Statz
Luke, a retired military working dog, sits next to the U.S. War Dogs Association display at the 2016 Shaw Air Expo and open house at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 21, 2016.
Luke, a retired military working dog, sits next to the U.S. War Dogs Association display at the 2016 Shaw Air Expo and open house at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 21, 2016.
Soldiers load an M777 howitzer before a fire mission during an air attack team exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga., May 22, 2016. Army photo by Spc. Scott Lindblom
Soldiers load an M777 howitzer before a fire mission during an air attack team exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga., May 22, 2016. Army photo by Spc. Scott Lindblom
The Defense Department is closely monitoring the spread of the Zika virus and is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist in virus surveillance, response and research efforts. The department's highest priority is the health and safety of active duty service members, DoD civilians and their families, and the DoD has begun taking swift action to reduce exposure to this emerging disease.
The Defense Department is closely monitoring the spread of the Zika virus and is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist in virus surveillance, response and research efforts.
Defense leaders remain focused on efforts to strengthen relationships and modernize U.S. alliances in the Asia-Pacific region as a priority for 21st century security interests and sustaining U.S. global leadership.
Defense leaders remain focused on efforts to strengthen relationships and modernize U.S. alliances in the Asia-Pacific region as a priority for 21st century security interests and sustaining U.S. global leadership.
U.S. Marines teach Mongolian forces how to safely operate a combat rubberized raid craft during small boat training as part of Khaan Quest 2016 in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, May 30, 2016. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Markus Castaneda
U.S. Marines teach Mongolian forces how to safely operate a combat rubberized raid craft during small boat training as part of Khaan Quest 2016 in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, May 30, 2016. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Markus Castaneda
Airman 1st Class Andrew Des Marias prepares for the start of the 436th Maintenance Group change-of-command ceremony on Dover Air Force Base, Del., May 24, 2016. Des Marias, a fleet service specialist and honor guard member, is assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron. Air Force photo by Roland Balik
Airman 1st Class Andrew Des Marias prepares for the start of the 436th Maintenance Group change-of-command ceremony on Dover Air Force Base, Del., May 24, 2016. Des Marias, a fleet service specialist and honor guard member, is assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron. Air Force photo by Roland Balik
Marines compete in an obstacle course for a news program in New York City, May 28, 2016. Marines and sailors were in New York for Fleet Week to interact with the public, demonstrate capabilities and inform residents about America's sea services. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonah Lovy
Marines compete in an obstacle course for a news program in New York City, May 28, 2016. Marines and sailors were in New York for Fleet Week to interact with the public, demonstrate capabilities and inform residents about America's sea services. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonah Lovy
A spouse embraces her husband after he returned to Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., May 18, 2016, from a four-month deployment. About 150 Air Force reservists returned from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, where they supported Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and Inherent Resolve. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Sorsek
A spouse embraces her husband after he returned to Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., May 18, 2016, from a four-month deployment. About 150 Air Force reservists returned from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, where they supported Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and Inherent Resolve. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Sorsek
The Defense Department honors the courage of wounded, ill or injured service members, and highlights the programs that support their return to duty or transition to the civilian community.
The Defense Department honors the courage of wounded, ill or injured service members, and highlights the programs that support their return to duty or transition to the civilian community.
Soldiers maneuver through the woods during a field training exercise at Fort Drum, N.Y., May 20, 2016. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Sailors on the USS Hopper conduct two developmental flight tests of a guided missile, known as the Standard Missile-3 Block IB Threat Upgrade, off Hawaii, May 25, 2016. The flight tests demonstrated the successful performance of design modifications to the SM-3 third-stage rocket motor nozzle. Navy photo by Leah Garton
Soldiers rush away after hooking up cargo during slingload operations with a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., May 20, 2016. Army photo by Capt. Tania Donovan
Marines provide security before moving a simulated casualty during an aircraft recovery and personnel exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 23, 2016. The Marines are assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever Statz
Luke, a retired military working dog, sits next to the U.S. War Dogs Association display at the 2016 Shaw Air Expo and open house at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 21, 2016.
Soldiers load an M777 howitzer before a fire mission during an air attack team exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga., May 22, 2016. Army photo by Spc. Scott Lindblom
The Defense Department is closely monitoring the spread of the Zika virus and is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist in virus surveillance, response and research efforts. The department's highest priority is the health and safety of active duty service members, DoD civilians and their families, and the DoD has begun taking swift action to reduce exposure to this emerging disease.
Defense leaders remain focused on efforts to strengthen relationships and modernize U.S. alliances in the Asia-Pacific region as a priority for 21st century security interests and sustaining U.S. global leadership.
U.S. Marines teach Mongolian forces how to safely operate a combat rubberized raid craft during small boat training as part of Khaan Quest 2016 in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, May 30, 2016. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Markus Castaneda
Airman 1st Class Andrew Des Marias prepares for the start of the 436th Maintenance Group change-of-command ceremony on Dover Air Force Base, Del., May 24, 2016. Des Marias, a fleet service specialist and honor guard member, is assigned to the 436th Aerial Port Squadron. Air Force photo by Roland Balik
Marines compete in an obstacle course for a news program in New York City, May 28, 2016. Marines and sailors were in New York for Fleet Week to interact with the public, demonstrate capabilities and inform residents about America's sea services. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonah Lovy
A spouse embraces her husband after he returned to Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., May 18, 2016, from a four-month deployment. About 150 Air Force reservists returned from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, where they supported Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and Inherent Resolve. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Sorsek
The Defense Department honors the courage of wounded, ill or injured service members, and highlights the programs that support their return to duty or transition to the civilian community.
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