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Sept. 30, 2016
Military Labs Continue to Create World-Class Future Tech
World-class scientists and engineers have been creating cutting-edge technologies for warfighters at military laboratories for nearly 100 years, and a hearing on Capitol Hill focused on technologies being developed today for future wars.
Face of Defense: Navy Corpsman Saves Drowning Woman
YOKOSUKA, Japan —
A Navy hospital corpsman stationed in Japan received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for saving the life of a drowning mother while on temporary duty in San Diego.
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 8:05 p.m. EDT: Carter Holds News Conference on Asia-Pacific Rebalance
Defense Secretary Ash Carter conducts a news conference in Honolulu to discuss the results of the U.S.-Association of Southeast Asian Nations defense forum. Check back to watch it live here.
Sept. 29, 2016
On USS Carl Vinson, Carter Highlights Asia-Pacific Rebalance
The rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region is a critical national commitment that focuses on regional prosperity and sharpening the U.S. military edge, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said aboard the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego.
Newman’s Own Awards $200,000 to 5 Service Organizations
Five service organizations that provide unique opportunities for military personnel, their families and veterans received more than $200,000 in awards during the Newman’s Own Awards ceremony.
Coalition Shapes Mosul Fight by Removing ISIL Leaders From Battlefield
Air Force Col. John Dorrian told reporters that the coalition supporting the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is helping to shape the Iraqi forces’ upcoming battle for Mosul, Iraq, by targeting ISIL leaders.
Face of Defense: Married Air Force Pilots Serve, Fly Together
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. —
Love and life can take two people on incredible adventures and to feelings of new heights while forging a heritage with one another, especially when the two are pilots.
Obama Responds to Questions Posed by Service Members, Families
Service members and their families at Fort Lee, Va., asked the president tough questions during a town hall meeting aired by CNN.
Vietnam Vet Finds Resilience Via Faith, Helping Others
During weekly meetings at American Legion Post 47 in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, a Vietnam veteran tells fellow veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder how he maintains his resilience through his faith and brotherhood with his fellow vets.