October 3, 2015
Work Chronicles History at Fleet Ballistic Missile Program Event
The Navy’s Fleet Ballistic Missile Program has an impressive record of safety, reliability and “pure operational excellence,” Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said.
Carter: Full Investigation Underway Into ‘Tragic’ Kunduz Airstrike
A full investigation is underway in coordination with Afghanistan’s government to “determine exactly what happened” when a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, came under fire, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
U.S., Coalition Forces Continue Airstrikes Against ISIL
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.
October 2, 2015
Dunford Sends Message to Joint Force, Stresses Readiness, Warfighting, Education
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the United States has the most professional and capable military in the world because of its people.
Obama: Russia Must Drop Support for Assad to End Syrian Civil War, ISIL
The only way to solve the problem in Syria is to have a political transition that not only keeps the state and military intact, but also is inclusive, President Barack Obama said.
Defense Health Agency Achieves Full Operating Capability
FALLS CHURCH, Va. —
The Defense Health Agency marked a major milestone and a transformational change for the U.S. military medical system, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said.
President Says He Won’t Sign Another Continuing Resolution
President Barack Obama said Americans need a budget to do long-term planning. “That’s true for our military, true for our domestic programs,” he added, during a news conference.
Obama, Carter Offer Condolences to Families of C-130 Crash Victims
President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Ash Carter expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the crash of a U.S. Air Force transport plane at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan.
Carter to Travel to Europe for Troop Visits, Defense Discussions
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Europe to talk with troops, meet with counterparts and attend the NATO Defense Ministerial Conference.
Watch Live at 7:00 p.m. EDT: Work to Speak at Fleet Ballistic Missile Program Ceremony
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is scheduled to give the keynote address at the 60th Annual Fleet Ballistic Missile Program ceremony tonight in Fairfax, Va. Check back at 7 p.m. EDT to watch his remarks.