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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers remarks during the American Legion's 98th national convention in Cincinnati, Aug. 30, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
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Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Aug. 30, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee
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Pacific Endeavor 2016 exercise participants place high frequency radio antennas at Victoria Barracks in Brisbane, Australia, Aug. 28, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Master Sgt Todd Kabalan
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Soldiers attach a slingload hook onto a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during training on the Holland drop zone at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 24, 2016. The soldiers are assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps, Air Assault School. Army photo by Capt. Adan Cazarez
Soldiers attach a slingload hook onto a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during training on the Holland drop zone at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 24, 2016. The soldiers are assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps, Air Assault School. Army photo by Capt. Adan Cazarez
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Duke Delay prepares to check an MH-60S Seahawk’s automatic blade folding system aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in the East China Sea, Aug. 28, 2016. The ship is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Duke Delay prepares to check an MH-60S Seahawk’s automatic blade folding system aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in the East China Sea, Aug. 28, 2016. The ship is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax
Soldiers rappel from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during air assault training at Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 23, 2016. Army photo by Abigail Meyer
Soldiers rappel from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during air assault training at Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 23, 2016. Army photo by Abigail Meyer
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.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a dinner he hosted for  Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, center, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2016. The two leaders met earlier in the day and held a joint news conference at the Pentagon. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a dinner he hosted for Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, center, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2016. The two leaders met earlier in the day and held a joint news conference at the Pentagon. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee
Marine Corps recruits do crunches during a physical fitness test at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Aug. 29, 2016. Recruits must run 3 miles in 18 minutes, complete 100 crunches in two minutes and conduct 20 dead hang pullups to get a perfect score. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kailey Maraglia
Marine Corps recruits do crunches during a physical fitness test at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Aug. 29, 2016. Recruits must run 3 miles in 18 minutes, complete 100 crunches in two minutes and conduct 20 dead hang pullups to get a perfect score. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kailey Maraglia
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams present a Spirit of Service Award to Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Levetina King at the American Legion convention in Cincinnati, Aug. 30, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams present a Spirit of Service Award to Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Levetina King at the American Legion convention in Cincinnati, Aug. 30, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Marines depart the well deck of the USS Green Bay in a combat rubber raiding craft in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2016. The Green Bay is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The Marines are assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne
Marines depart the well deck of the USS Green Bay in a combat rubber raiding craft in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2016. The Green Bay is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The Marines are assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne
Marines set up security around the back of an MV-22 Osprey during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s composite training unit exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Maldonado
Marines set up security around the back of an MV-22 Osprey during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s composite training unit exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Maldonado
Sailors throw a "killer tomato," or inflatable target, into the water during a live-fire exercise aboard the USS Monterey in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 26, 2016. The Monterey is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Jenkins
Sailors throw a "killer tomato," or inflatable target, into the water during a live-fire exercise aboard the USS Monterey in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 26, 2016. The Monterey is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Jenkins
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.
The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2016, to honor Vietnam War veterans. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts
The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2016, to honor Vietnam War veterans. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts
The 8th annual governmentwide Feds Feed Families Food Drive Campaign will run through Aug. 31, 2016. The 2016 FFF slogan is "Feds Fighting Hunger." Defense Department employees nationwide have been asked to answer the call to fight hunger.
The 8th annual governmentwide Feds Feed Families food drive campaign will run through Aug. 31, 2016. The 2016 FFF slogan is "Feds Fighting Hunger." Defense Department employees nationwide have been asked to answer the call to fight hunger.
Soldiers attach a slingload hook onto a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during training on the Holland drop zone at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 24, 2016. The soldiers are assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps, Air Assault School. Army photo by Capt. Adan Cazarez
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Duke Delay prepares to check an MH-60S Seahawk’s automatic blade folding system aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in the East China Sea, Aug. 28, 2016. The ship is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax
Soldiers rappel from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during air assault training at Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 23, 2016. Army photo by Abigail Meyer
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.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a dinner he hosted for  Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, center, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2016. The two leaders met earlier in the day and held a joint news conference at the Pentagon. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee
Marine Corps recruits do crunches during a physical fitness test at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Aug. 29, 2016. Recruits must run 3 miles in 18 minutes, complete 100 crunches in two minutes and conduct 20 dead hang pullups to get a perfect score. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kailey Maraglia
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams present a Spirit of Service Award to Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Levetina King at the American Legion convention in Cincinnati, Aug. 30, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Marines depart the well deck of the USS Green Bay in a combat rubber raiding craft in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2016. The Green Bay is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The Marines are assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne
Marines set up security around the back of an MV-22 Osprey during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s composite training unit exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Maldonado
Sailors throw a "killer tomato," or inflatable target, into the water during a live-fire exercise aboard the USS Monterey in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 26, 2016. The Monterey is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Jenkins
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.
The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2016, to honor Vietnam War veterans. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts
The 8th annual governmentwide Feds Feed Families Food Drive Campaign will run through Aug. 31, 2016. The 2016 FFF slogan is "Feds Fighting Hunger." Defense Department employees nationwide have been asked to answer the call to fight hunger.
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