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Dec. 8, 2016
Raqqa, Mosul Liberations Progress as ISIL Loses Resources to Fight
The U.S.-led coalition and local ground forces continue to progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s self-proclaimed capitals of Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said.
Carter, Indian Counterpart Champion Growing Trade, Technology, Security Ties
Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi as part of a worldwide trip to thank service members and discuss growing accord and priorities with allies.
Six Decades of Sustained DoD Support Underlies DARPA Innovation
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's director said during a panel discussion on leadership of innovative organizations that Defense Department support for the agency has led to stealth, artificial intelligence, the internet and more.
DoD Officials Honor Defense Acquisition Workforce Professionals
Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall hosted his final Defense Acquisition Workforce awards ceremony, recognizing individuals and organizations who distinguished themselves in the field for best practices, professionalism and excellence.
USO Troupe Visits Base at Heart of European Assurance, Deterrence
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany —
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, his senior enlisted advisor and a group of USO entertainers visited U.S. troops at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany on the last stop of the Chairman's USO Holiday Tour.
Face of Defense: Sibling Soldiers Start Tradition of Service
FORT LEE, Va. —
Army Pfc. Sam Mei, 22, his 21-year-old sister Army Pvt. Jennifer Mei, and his 19-year-old brother Army Pvt. Milton Mei are all undergoing specialized training at Fort Lee, Va.
Pearl Harbor Survivor Confident Attack ‘Will Never Be Forgotten’
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii —
Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran Delton Walling has a message: Don't ever forget Pearl Harbor and the service members who died in the attack and in World War II.
Dec. 7, 2016
Pearl Harbor Survivors Mark 75 Years Since Attack
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii —
Navy Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, stood on hallowed Pearl Harbor ground with survivors and World War II veterans as they gathered to mark 75 years since the surprise Japanese attack.
First Lady Greets Military Families at ‘Toys For Tots’ Event
First Lady Michelle Obama joined military families at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling to sort toys for the Marine Corps Reserve’s “Toys for Tots” program.
Dunford: Service Member Efforts Over Past Year Have Made America Safer
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan —
While visiting service members in Afghanistan, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said America is safer thanks to the sacrifices U.S. service members and their families have made in the past year.