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Oct. 20, 2016
DoD Announces ‘Hack the Pentagon’ Follow-Up Initiative
The Defense Department has awarded a contract to HackerOne and Synack to provide a way for DoD components and the services to launch their own ”bug bounty” challenges, similar to the “Hack the Pentagon” pilot program.
Carter Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Security on Korean Peninsula
The United States remains concerned about North Korean provocations, and is committed to defending its allies with the "full spectrum of American military might," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a news conference with his South Korean counterpart, Han Min-koo.
Face of Defense: Petty Officer Serves U.S. Military, Philippine Homeland
SANTA ANA, Philippines —
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jose Antonio, a corpsman attached to the community health engagement group in Cagayan Valley, the Philippines, as part of a military exercise, is happy to be back in his homeland.
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.
‘Not If, But When’: NSA Official Discusses Importance of Cyber Vigilance
In the wake of major intrusions into U.S. government computer networks over the last 24 months, the National Security Agency’s deputy national manager for national security systems outlined his agency’s role in developing cyber defense mitigations, and its critical response to public- and private-sector cyber incidents.
Oct. 19, 2016
U.S.-South Korean Defense, Foreign Affairs Leaders Meet to Discuss Alliance
U.S. and South Korean defense and foreign affairs leaders are meeting in Washington at the State Department to discuss the future of the alliance.
White House, DoD Salute Companies' Commitment to Hire Military Spouses
Employers who hire military spouses are doing the right thing for their businesses -- and for the country, speakers at a Defense Department Military Spouse Employment Partnership event said.
Mosul Offensive ‘On Track,’ Centcom Commander Says
Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, detailed the progress of the Mosul offensive in Iraq and also spoke of the long-range strategies for the U.S. in the Middle East during a discussion at the Center for American Progress.
DoD Releases 2016 Military Investigation and Justice Experience Survey
Service members who have experienced sexual assault and elected to participate in the military justice process may have the opportunity to provide the Defense Department with direct feedback on their experiences through the 2016 Military Investigation and Justice Experience Survey.
Iraqi Forces Have Momentum in Fight for Mosul, Says OIR Commander
Iraqi forces have momentum in the fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the U.S. commander of Operation Inherent Resolve's ground troops told reporters.