Watch Live at 7 a.m. EDT: Defense Secretary Ash Carter is scheduled to make opening remarks at the counter-ISIL defense ministers meeting in Paris.
Marines queue up during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 1-17 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Danny Gonzalez
Anne Ng, a Navy civilian employee, uses challenges in her life to excel in her work at the Pentagon. She shares her experiences in this National Disability Employment Awareness Month video.
Each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many contributions of America's workers with disabilities.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, before departing Irbil, Iraq, Oct. 23, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
Carter, Inherent Resolve Commander Brief on Operations in Iraq, Syria Story | Flickr Album | Transcript | Travels | Special Report

An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules waits to unload logistical supplies in support of the fight for Mosul at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 22, 2016. Control of the airfield has enabled the opening of an air corridor to support operations throughout northern Iraq. Army photo by Spc. Christopher Brecht
Amid Heavy Resistance, Iraqi Forces Make Progress in Fight For Mosul Story | Special Report

The Department of Defense cyber strategy guides the development of DoD's cyber forces and seeks to strengthen cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture. It focuses on building cyber capabilities and organizations for DoD's three primary cyber missions.
Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability Story | Special Report

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Top Official Describes DARPA Real-Time Space Awareness Efforts Story | Special Report

Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, and Gen. Lee Sun-jin, chairman of South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, leave the flightline at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., after touring a B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber, Oct. 12, 2016. Stratcom photo by Army Lt. Col. Martin L. O'Donnell
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter meets with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 24, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Monday, Oct. 24, 2016.
Basics of Base Access, Part 2: REAL ID Act, Frequently Asked Questions Answered
The Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Main Gate Access Control Complex. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Damany Coleman
Do you find the requirements for base access confusing? You’re not alone. Get some case access questions answered here.

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