Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his Indian counterpart discussed the U.S.-India defense relationship in New Delhi. Carter is on a trip to thank troops, meet with allies and advance DoD priorities.
Pearl Harbor survivors greet a child during the 75th commemoration of the attacks on Pearl Harbor at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 2016. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Laurie Dexter
Retired Army Staff Sgt. Joseph Ramos recalls the attacks on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago.
As the nation remembers the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Defense Department honors the men and women who lost their lives, and those who fought on to preserve the nation's freedom.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Maya DiRado fires an M240 machine gun at a range at Grafenwoehr, Germany, Dec. 8, 2016. The swimmer is part of a USO tour to the Middle East and Europe. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
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A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker in support of a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve mission over Iraq, Dec. 7, 2016. The KC-135 provides aerial refueling capabilities as the task force supports the Iraqi security forces and the partnered forces in Syria as they work to liberate territory and people under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew B. Fredericks
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Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran Delton Walling, right, Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors member Joanne Ericksen, left, and her father, Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran Mel Heckman, attend the commemoration for the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 2016. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando
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Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Defense Department serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops - on and off the battlefield.
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Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, left, presents members of the Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Center of Special Operations Command with a Bronze Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. Dec. 8, 2016. Standing with them on the Pentagon Hall of Heroes stage are Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, and Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work. DoD photo by EJ Hersom.
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An Air Force F-15 Strike Eagle approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker to refuel over Iraq, Dec. 1, 2016, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan
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Navy Fights ISIL From the Mediterranean
An AV-8B Harrier jet takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp in the Mediterranean Sea, Dec. 5, 2016. The 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the Wasp, conducting precision air strikes in support of the Libyan Government aligned forces against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Sirte, Libya as part of Operation Odyssey Lightning. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Wilkes
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group resumed support of Operation Inherent Resolve, launching sorties from the Eastern Mediterranean.
Pearl Harbor Wasn’t The Only Installation Attacked on Dec. 7, 1941
Hangar 3 and various aircraft are damaged on Wheeler Field after the Pearl Harbor attacks. Photo courtesy of Tropic Lightning Museum
More than just Pearl Harbor was bombed on Dec. 7, 1941. The 25th Infantry Division took a big hit too, but went on to be legendary.

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