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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says goodbye to Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti after attending the 47th U.S.-South Korea Security Consultative Meeting in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 2, 2015. Scaparrotti is commander of U.S. Forces Korea. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify on counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant operations and Middle East strategy before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., April 28, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
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Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work in Ronneby, Sweden
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks at the Business Executives for National Security Eisenhower Award dinner in Washington, D.C., April 28, 2016. Carter was presented with the 2016 Eisenhower Award at the event. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks at the Business Executives for National Security Eisenhower Award dinner in Washington, D.C., April 28, 2016. Carter was presented with the 2016 Eisenhower Award at the event. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the DoD’s Retaliation Prevention and Response Strategy during a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator award ceremony April 28, 2016. The strategy addresses retaliation related to reports of sexual assault or sexual harassment.
DoD Announces Retaliation Prevention and Response Strategy
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the DoD’s Retaliation Prevention and Response Strategy during a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator award ceremony April 28, 2016. The strategy addresses retaliation related to reports of sexual assault or sexual harassment.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant operations and Middle East strategy before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C., April 28, 2016. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also testified. DoD photo by Air Force Master    Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Counter-ISIL Testimony
Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant operations and Middle East strategy before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C., April 28, 2016. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also testified. DoD photo by Air Force Master ...More
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).
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Erica Tapia, assigned to the USS Blue Ridge, participates in a 50-man working party during a replenishment with the USNS Charles Drew in the South China Sea, April 26, 2016. The Blue Ridge is patrolling in the 7th Fleet area of operations, strengthening and fostering relationships in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Navy photo by Seaman Timothy Hale
Working Party
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Erica Tapia, assigned to the USS Blue Ridge, participates in a 50-man working party during a replenishment with the USNS Charles Drew in the South China Sea, April 26, 2016. Navy photo by Seaman Timothy Hale
Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosts a ceremony honoring the 2016 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinators Award recipients at the Pentagon, April 28, 2016. DoD photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
Exceptional Coordinators
Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosts a ceremony honoring the 2016 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinators Award recipients at the Pentagon, April 28, 2016. DoD photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov’s special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime.
Sexual Assault: Awareness & Prevention
The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov’s special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime.
The West Point Cyber Initiatives Summit was an opportunity for the Defense Department and private industry to come together toward strengthening cyber warfare technology.
West Point Hosts Cyber Initiatives Summit
The West Point Cyber Initiatives Summit was an opportunity for the Defense Department and private industry to come together toward strengthening cyber warfare technology.
An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter supports air assault training with soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 27, 2016. The battalion-sized air assault allowed the infantry soldiers to train for future missions. The soldiers are assigned to 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Army photo by Capt. Brian Harris
Future Missions
An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter supports air assault training with soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 27, 2016. The training prepares soldiers for future missions.The soldiers are assigned to 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Army photo by Capt. Brian Harris
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is on a weeklong trip to meet with U.S.-Nordic-Baltic leaders and his NATO counterparts. His stops will include Sweden and Belgium, where he is visiting military facilities, discussing security challenges and speaking to the European Policy Centre about the Third Offset Strategy.
Deputy Secretary Visits Sweden, Belgium
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is on a weeklong trip to meet with U.S.-Nordic-Baltic leaders and his NATO counterparts. His stops will include Sweden and Belgium, where he is visiting military facilities, discussing security challenges and speaking to the European Policy Centre about the Third Offset Strategy.
A sailor yells enemy locations to his teammates during a simulated attack as part of a field training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., April 27, 2016. The exercise prepares and tests a battalion's ability to enter hostile locations, build assigned construction projects and defend against enemy attacks in realistic scenarios. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Sisle
Enemy Locations
A sailor yells enemy locations to his teammates during a simulated attack as part of a field training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., April 27, 2016. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Sisle
A Marine gives a girl a lesson on aiming at a target during Combat Logistics Regiment 2’s Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 28, 2016. The event helped to bolster the unit’s morale and give families more time with one another. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dalton A. Precht
Family Matters
A Marine gives a girl a lesson on aiming at a target during Combat Logistics Regiment 2’s Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 28, 2016. The event helped to bolster the unit’s morale and give families more time with one another. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dalton A. Precht
Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks at the Business Executives for National Security Eisenhower Award dinner in Washington, D.C., April 28, 2016. Carter was presented with the 2016 Eisenhower Award at the event. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the DoD’s Retaliation Prevention and Response Strategy during a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator award ceremony April 28, 2016. The strategy addresses retaliation related to reports of sexual assault or sexual harassment.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant operations and Middle East strategy before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C., April 28, 2016. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also testified. DoD photo by Air Force Master    Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
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).
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Erica Tapia, assigned to the USS Blue Ridge, participates in a 50-man working party during a replenishment with the USNS Charles Drew in the South China Sea, April 26, 2016. The Blue Ridge is patrolling in the 7th Fleet area of operations, strengthening and fostering relationships in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Navy photo by Seaman Timothy Hale
Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosts a ceremony honoring the 2016 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinators Award recipients at the Pentagon, April 28, 2016. DoD photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov’s special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime.
The West Point Cyber Initiatives Summit was an opportunity for the Defense Department and private industry to come together toward strengthening cyber warfare technology.
An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter supports air assault training with soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 27, 2016. The battalion-sized air assault allowed the infantry soldiers to train for future missions. The soldiers are assigned to 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Army photo by Capt. Brian Harris
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is on a weeklong trip to meet with U.S.-Nordic-Baltic leaders and his NATO counterparts. His stops will include Sweden and Belgium, where he is visiting military facilities, discussing security challenges and speaking to the European Policy Centre about the Third Offset Strategy.
A sailor yells enemy locations to his teammates during a simulated attack as part of a field training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., April 27, 2016. The exercise prepares and tests a battalion's ability to enter hostile locations, build assigned construction projects and defend against enemy attacks in realistic scenarios. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Sisle
A Marine gives a girl a lesson on aiming at a target during Combat Logistics Regiment 2’s Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 28, 2016. The event helped to bolster the unit’s morale and give families more time with one another. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dalton A. Precht
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Spc. Kayla Bundy, 1st Bn., 414th Inf. Reg., 95th Training Division (IET), hurdles a wall on the fit-to-win endurance obstacle course during the 2016 108th Training Command (IET) Best Warrior competition held at Fort Jackson, S.C., March 21. This year's Best Warrior competition determined the top NCO and junior enlisted Soldier who will represent the 108th Training Command (IET) at the Army Reserve Drill Sgt. of the Year competition later this year at Fort Bragg, N.C. Bundy was selected to represent the 108th in the junior enlisted competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton/released)
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A U.S. Air Force team sets up a mobile air traffic control tower at Eloy Alfaro International Airport in Manta, Ecuador, April 26, 2016. The portable tower will help local controllers increase the flow of humanitarian aid entering the country. The United States, in coordination with the Ecuadorian government, deployed 12 Air Force airmen to Ecuador to support international relief efforts for victims of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy Quito
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The F-35 Lightning II makes its first appearance at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 10, 2014. The aircraft was flown in directly from the Lockheed Martin factory at Fort Worth, Texas. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dariene Seltmann
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Warrior Care
Retired Army Sgt. Albert Gonzalez sets pace for the Rescue 22 team during the Face of America bike ride in Gettysburg, Pa., April 24, 2016. More than 150 disabled veteran cyclists were paired amongst 600 able-bodied cyclists to ride 110 miles from Arlington, Va., to Gettysburg over two days in honor of veterans and military members. DoD photo by EJ Hersom
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