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Aug. 30, 2016
Speaking to American Legion, Dunford Honors Service, Sacrifice of Military
Praising the bravery, service and sacrifice of those who wear the nation's uniform, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford told an American Legion audience that like their predecessors, today's men and women "attack their mission and do what must be done."
Centcom Commander Discusses Partners, Regional Operations, Challenges
Over five months of visiting countries in the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel says that government and military leaders in those nations have made it clear that they value their relationships with the U.S.
Training Exercise Integrates Real World Lessons at Pacific Endeavor 2016
BRISBANE, Australia —
The Pacific Endeavor 2016 exercise is in full swing in Brisbane, Australia, where military communicators from 22 nations have come together to focus on improving humanitarian assistance and disaster response in the Indo-Asia Pacific region.
Counter-ISIL Strikes Target 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.
Face of Defense: Airman Learns Navy Small Craft Operations
CHARLESTON, S.C. —
A few miles from the bustling runways full of cargo planes at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., an airman is acquiring his sea legs.
Aug. 29, 2016
Carter Hosts Indian Counterpart, Praises Strong Bilateral Ties
The U.S. and India share a common vision for peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a Pentagon news conference with his Indian counterpart.
Face of Defense: Army Reserve Sergeant Stands Out as Leader, Mentor
FORT HOOD, Texas —
Army Reserve Sgt. David Chapa says he has always believed that being the best version of yourself will allow you to go far in life.
Coalition Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Iraq, Syria
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Watch Live at 2:30 p.m. EDT: Carter, Indian Defense Minister to Conduct News Conference
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar are scheduled to conduct a joint news conference at the Pentagon. Check back to watch it live.
Aug. 28, 2016
Military Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq