October 6, 2015
Carter, Campbell Comment on Tragic Kunduz Strike
The investigation into the U.S. airstrike that struck a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, will be thorough and objective, the commander of NATO’s Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan told a Senate panel.
National Guard Continues to Battle Storm Flooding in South Carolina
National Guardsmen in South Carolina continue to fight the ravages of historic flooding from Hurricane Joaquin, the National Guard Bureau’s current-operations division chief said.
Annual Report Shows Progress in Acquisition
Data-driven acquisition and procurement policies are creating savings in production and development programs, the Defense Department’s undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics said.
Face of Defense: New Marine Follows Family Tradition
SAN DIEGO —
One new Marine Corps recruit recently traveled from the big city lights of Las Vegas to sunny San Diego with dreams of becoming a Marine and carrying on a family tradition.
Airstrikes Hit 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.
October 5, 2015
Carter: Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement Makes ‘Strong Strategic Sense’
Defense Secretary Ash Carter congratulated Ambassador Michael Froman and the U.S. negotiating team for reaching a historic trade agreement with 11 other Asia-Pacific nations.
In Madrid, Carter Says Russia's Strategy in Syria 'Way Off Track'
Russia’s approach to Syria is not well thought through and is doomed to fail, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters in Madrid.
Campbell Provides Updates on Kunduz Investigation
The commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan corrected details about the Oct. 3 airstrike that struck a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
DoD Leaders Discuss Budget Issues With Military Family Group
ARLINGTON, Va. —
Two DoD undersecretaries discussed the continuing resolution, military retirement changes and the future force during the National Military Family Association’s Leadership Dinner.
Carter Stresses Need for Security Networks to Confront New Threats
Global security issues are best confronted with networked, multilateral partnerships -- NATO being an example of one, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Madrid.