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Top News: Carter Speaks With Sailors in Japan
Defense Secretary Ash Carter told sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain they are playing a vital role in the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific. Carter is in Japan to advance DoD priorities.
Photo of the Day: Christmas Delivery
Air Force Airman 1st Class Alejandra Vargas pushes a bundle out the back during Operation Christmas Drop at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 5, 2016. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott
Pearl Harbor Survivor's Story
Retired Army Staff Sgt. Joseph Ramos recalls the attacks on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago.
Remembering Pearl Harbor: 75 Years After the Attack
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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U.S.-Japan Alliance Never Stronger, Secretary Says
On his way to Japan as part of an around-the-world trip, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters the U.S.-Japan alliance is strong and continues to evolve.
Dunford Kicks Off USO Holiday Tour at Incirlik
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, the chairman's senior enlisted advisor, kicked off the annual Chairman’s USO Holiday Tour in Turkey with a cast of entertainers and a performance for the troops.
Chairman, Senior Enlisted Advisor Thank Incirlik Airmen for Professionalism, Flexibility
Pacom Chief Salutes Japanese-American World War II Vets
Japanese-Americans served and fought valiantly for the United States during World War II, demonstrating bravery and loyalty in the face of hostility and discrimination, shaping the nation we live in today, said Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command.
Full Event: Pacom Commander Speaks to Japanese-American Vets
Pearl Harbor Survivors Pause to Remember Fallen at Wheeler
A lone bugler played taps as Pearl Harbor veterans saluted in silence, pausing to remember the more than 30 men killed at Wheeler Army Airfield 75 years ago, as Japan began its attack on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.
DoD News Update: Army General Speaks at Pearl Harbor Observance
Full Event: Defense Leaders Attend Wreath-Laying Ceremony in Hawaii
Work Praises Industrial Base Innovation After Raytheon, Boeing Visits
Defense Department recommendations in the president’s fiscal year 2018 budget heavily emphasize increased munitions acquisitions, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said.
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