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Aug. 31, 2016
DoD Urges Participation in Active-Duty Workplace, Gender-Relations Survey
More than 750,000 service members have the opportunity to shape what the Defense Department knows about sexual assault in its ranks by taking the 2016 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey.
Elimination of Adnani Would Be 'Significant Blow' to ISIL, Cook Says
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters that the elimination of Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani from the battlefield would be a significant blow to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Face of Defense: Soldier Contributes Time to Schools, Community
FORT BLISS, Texas —
The Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce in Texas recognized a William Beaumont Army Medical Center soldier for countless hours of volunteer work and fundraising for the city’s homeless population.
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Watch Live at 12:30 p.m. EDT: Pentagon Press Secretary Briefs Reporters
Press Secretary Peter Cook is scheduled to conduct a news conference at the Pentagon. Check back to watch it live here.
Aug. 30, 2016
Speaking to American Legion, Dunford Honors Service, Sacrifice of Military
Praising the bravery, service and sacrifice of those who wear the nation's uniform, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford told an American Legion audience that, like their predecessors, today's men and women "attack their mission and do what must be done."
Centcom Commander Discusses Partners, Regional Operations, Challenges
Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, the U.S. Central Command commander, says that government and military leaders in countries in Centcom’s area of responsibility have made it clear that they value their relationships with the U.S.
Training Exercise Integrates Real World Lessons at Pacific Endeavor 2016
BRISBANE, Australia —
The Pacific Endeavor 2016 exercise is in full swing in Brisbane, Australia, where military communicators from 22 nations have come together to focus on improving humanitarian assistance and disaster response in the Indo-Asia Pacific region.
Counter-ISIL Strikes Target Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Face of Defense: Airman Learns Navy Small Craft Operations
CHARLESTON, S.C. —
A few miles from the bustling runways full of cargo planes at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., an airman is acquiring his sea legs.