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Defense Secretary Ash Carter departs Brussels, Feb. 12, 2016, following meetings with NATO defense ministers on European security. Carter also hosted a meeting to address accelerating coalition efforts to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Carter Departure
Defense Secretary Ash Carter departs Brussels, Feb. 12, 2016, following meetings with NATO defense ministers on European security. Carter also hosted a meeting to address accelerating coalition efforts to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with sailors and Marines after participating in a morning physical training session on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Troop Talk
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with sailors and Marines after participating in a morning physical training session on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses efforts to accelerate the counter-ISIL operation in Iraq and Syria during a meeting he hosted in Brussels, Feb. 11, 2016. During his trip, Carter also attended a NATO defense ministers meeting. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Fighting ISIL
Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses efforts to accelerate the counter-ISIL operation in Iraq and Syria during a meeting he hosted in Brussels, Feb. 11, 2016. During his trip, Carter also attended a NATO defense ministers meeting. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Canadian Governor General  David Johnston lays a wreath as Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, second from left, stands at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va, Feb. 10, 2016. Johnston also placed a wreath at the Canadian Cross of Sacrifice. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
Honoring With a Wreath
Canadian Governor General David Johnston lays a wreath as Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, second from left, stands at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Feb. 10, 2016. Johnston also placed a wreath at the Canadian Cross of Sacrifice. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Har ...More
Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with military leaders from the Republic of Korea and Japan in Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. They discussed trilateral information sharing and collaboration. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Dunford Meeting
Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with military leaders from South Korea and Japan in Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. They discussed trilateral information sharing and collaboration. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Defense Secretary Ash Carter travels to Brussels to meet with NATO defense ministers on the European Reassurance Initiative and funding for a full deterrence posture in Europe. He also will discuss the military campaign countering the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant with coalition defense ministers.
Travels With Carter - February 2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter travels to Brussels to meet with NATO defense ministers on the European Reassurance Initiative and funding for a full deterrence posture in Europe. He also will discuss the military campaign countering the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant with coalition defense ministers.
U.S. Navy Ensign Ty Downing demonstrates proper fire hose techniques during a general quarters drill in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Feb. 9, 2016. Downing is the fire marshal on the Eisenhower. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado
Hose Drill
U.S. Navy Ensign Ty Downing demonstrates proper fire hose techniques during a general quarters drill in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Feb. 9, 2016. Downing is the fire marshal on the Eisenhower. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado
Marines evacuate a simulated casualty during combat endurance challenge on Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton, Feb. 5, 2016. Marines hiked nearly seven miles, testing weapons systems, combat lifesaving skills, land navigation and simulated casualty evacuation. Marine Corps photo by Pvt. Robert Bliss
Evacuation Challenge
Marines evacuate a simulated casualty during combat endurance challenge on Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton, Feb. 5, 2016. Marines hiked nearly seven miles, testing weapons systems, combat lifesaving skills, land navigation and simulated casualty evacuation. Marine Corps photo by Pvt. Robert Bliss
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes in Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Operation Inherent Resolve: Targeted Operations Against ISIL Terrorists
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes in Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Castillo checks a damage control board during a fire drill on the USS Green Bay near Sasebo, Japan, Feb. 11, 2016. The Bay is attached to the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Williamson
Damage Control
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Castillo checks a damage control board during a fire drill on the USS Green Bay near Sasebo, Japan, Feb. 11, 2016. The Bay is attached to the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Williamson
U.S. sailors aboard the USS Fort McHenry heave line during a replenishment at sea in the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 6, 2016. The McHenry is slated to participate in Exercise Cold Response 2016 with thirteen allied and partner nations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Murray
Heaving Line
U.S. sailors aboard the USS Fort McHenry heave line during a replenishment at sea in the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 6, 2016. The McHenry is slated to participate in Exercise Cold Response 2016 with thirteen allied and partner nations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Murray
Evolving challenges drive the Defense Department’s planning for its $582.7 billion fiscal year 2017 budget request, including Russian aggression in Europe, the rise of China in the Asia Pacific, North Korea, Iran, and the ongoing fight against terrorism, especially the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
FY2017 Budget Proposal
Evolving challenges drive the Defense Department’s planning for its $582.7 billion fiscal year 2017 budget request, including Russian aggression in Europe, the rise of China in the Asia Pacific, North Korea, Iran, and the ongoing fight against terrorism, especially the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
A Marine special response team conducts hostage scenario training in Laurel Bay, S.C., Feb. 4, 2016. The team responded by using personal protective equipment and tactics. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonah Lovy
Hostage Situation Training
A Marine special response team conducts hostage scenario training in Laurel Bay, S.C., Feb. 4, 2016. The team responded by using personal protective equipment and tactics. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonah Lovy
The Defense Department must be able to adapt current and future operations to address the impacts of climate change in order to maintain an effective and efficient U.S. military.
Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience
The Defense Department must be able to adapt current and future operations to address the impacts of climate change in order to maintain an effective and efficient U.S. military.
An Army paratrooper conducts airborne operations on Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 9, 2016. The paratrooper is assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Javier Orona
Airborne Operations
An Army paratrooper conducts airborne operations on Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 9, 2016. The paratrooper is assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Javier Orona
Defense Secretary Ash Carter departs Brussels, Feb. 12, 2016, following meetings with NATO defense ministers on European security. Carter also hosted a meeting to address accelerating coalition efforts to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with sailors and Marines after participating in a morning physical training session on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses efforts to accelerate the counter-ISIL operation in Iraq and Syria during a meeting he hosted in Brussels, Feb. 11, 2016. During his trip, Carter also attended a NATO defense ministers meeting. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Canadian Governor General  David Johnston lays a wreath as Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, second from left, stands at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va, Feb. 10, 2016. Johnston also placed a wreath at the Canadian Cross of Sacrifice. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with military leaders from the Republic of Korea and Japan in Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. They discussed trilateral information sharing and collaboration. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Defense Secretary Ash Carter travels to Brussels to meet with NATO defense ministers on the European Reassurance Initiative and funding for a full deterrence posture in Europe. He also will discuss the military campaign countering the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant with coalition defense ministers.
U.S. Navy Ensign Ty Downing demonstrates proper fire hose techniques during a general quarters drill in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Feb. 9, 2016. Downing is the fire marshal on the Eisenhower. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado
Marines evacuate a simulated casualty during combat endurance challenge on Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton, Feb. 5, 2016. Marines hiked nearly seven miles, testing weapons systems, combat lifesaving skills, land navigation and simulated casualty evacuation. Marine Corps photo by Pvt. Robert Bliss
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes in Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Castillo checks a damage control board during a fire drill on the USS Green Bay near Sasebo, Japan, Feb. 11, 2016. The Bay is attached to the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Williamson
U.S. sailors aboard the USS Fort McHenry heave line during a replenishment at sea in the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 6, 2016. The McHenry is slated to participate in Exercise Cold Response 2016 with thirteen allied and partner nations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Murray
Evolving challenges drive the Defense Department’s planning for its $582.7 billion fiscal year 2017 budget request, including Russian aggression in Europe, the rise of China in the Asia Pacific, North Korea, Iran, and the ongoing fight against terrorism, especially the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
A Marine special response team conducts hostage scenario training in Laurel Bay, S.C., Feb. 4, 2016. The team responded by using personal protective equipment and tactics. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonah Lovy
The Defense Department must be able to adapt current and future operations to address the impacts of climate change in order to maintain an effective and efficient U.S. military.
An Army paratrooper conducts airborne operations on Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 9, 2016. The paratrooper is assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Javier Orona
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