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Sept. 24, 2016
Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit 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.
Sept. 23, 2016
Coalition Continues Counter-ISIL Progress Across Iraq, Syria
Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Air Force Col. John Dorrian briefed reporters on the progress that forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are making in northern Syria, around the Iraqi city of Mosul and elsewhere.
Afghan Security Forces Growing to Take Over Mission, General Says
Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan and the Resolute Support mission, told reporters that the mission to train, advise and assist Afghan security forces is producing tangible results.
President Salutes Families of Fallen Service Members
President Barack Obama saluted the sacrifices of the mothers and families of America’s fallen service members, as he proclaimed Sept. 25 as Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day.
Face of Defense: Airman’s Service Honors Late Father’s Legacy
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar —
For Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Martinez, each day he serves is an opportunity to honor his father’s memory and military legacy.
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Transcom Releases Forward-Looking Strategy for Future Success
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. —
U.S. Transportation Command has released a new strategy designed to help the command navigate the uncertain future it faces, Transcom officials said.
Sept. 22, 2016
DoD Highlights Importance of National Preparedness Month
As part of September's National Preparedness Month, a top Defense Department official stressed the importance of individuals and installations being ready for disasters.
U.S., Russian Defense Officials Continue Dialogue on Syrian Airspace
Defense Department officials participated in a third video conference with their Russian counterparts to discuss the safety of flight in Syria.
Carter Describes Security Challenges, Budget Issues at Senate Panel Hearing
With just eight days remaining before the end of the fiscal year, Defense Secretary Ash Carter implored the Senate Armed Services Committee to pass the defense budget request.