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May 26, 2016
Kendall: F-35 Program Shows 'Continuing Progress in All Aspects'
Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics said the F-35 program is on track and demonstrating "continuing progress in all aspects," during a conference call with reporters.
Family Takes Pride in Athlete’s Efforts at Invictus, DoD Warrior Games
Nearly reaching gold during the Invictus Games, Army Spc. Haywood Range III is shooting for high marks again as he and 250 others get ready for the Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy in June.
Blue Star Museums Launches Free Admission Program for Military, Families
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, all active-duty, National Guard and reserve component troops, members of the U.S. Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration commissioned corps and their families can visit a vast array of exhibits in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa and Puerto Rico.
International Fellows Tackle Global Security Challenges
The National Defense University offered a glimpse into the academic side of counterterrorism strategy with a three-day thesis symposium at the university’s College of International Security Affairs.
Face of Defense: Airman Finds His Life’s Direction as Maintainer
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. —
For Air Force Staff Sgt. Terrell Cole, a 660th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron communication/navigation mission system craftsman at Travis Air Force Base, California, joining the Air Force meant a future for himself and his future family.
Counter-ISIL Strikes Target 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 1:30 p.m. EDT: Pentagon Press Secretary to Brief Reporters
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook is scheduled to hold a news conference with reporters at the Pentagon. Check back to watch it live.
May 25, 2016
DoD Aims to Save $1.9 Billion Through Headquarters Restructuring
The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters as it looks to save $1.9 billion through a 25 percent reduction of staff costs.
Carter: Rebalance is About More Than Freedom of Navigation
The U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific is intended to maintain peace and security in the region through political, economic and military efforts, including modernization of forces, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
Face of Defense: Airborne Service Runs in Army Family
FORT BRAGG, N.C. —
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Thomas Travis, a jumpmaster and rotary wing advisor for U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, has done numerous challenging things in the Army since joining in 1984. In 2015, his son Joshua began a similar journey.