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Sept. 26, 2016
DoD Debuts Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship
The Defense Department has announced a new competition for the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship. The program is formerly known as the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship, and both program names will be used for this round of competition.
Face of Defense: Army Warrant Officer Employs Basketball to Teach Dedication
FORT STEWART, Ga. —
Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Aaron L. Bryant, the assistant coach for the All-Army Women’s Basketball Team, stood at the sideline during the final seconds of the 2016 Armed Forces Championship in San Antonio, Texas.
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 yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Absentee Voter Tips for Military, Overseas Citizens
ALEXANDRIA, Va. —
During Absentee Voting Week the Federal Voting Assistance Program reminds military and overseas citizens to vote their ballot as soon as possible and to follow up to ensure that that it's received by their election office.
Watch Live at 4:50 p.m. EDT: Carter to Speak on U.S. Nuclear Capability
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is scheduled to speak on the future of America's nuclear capability during a visit to Minot Air Force Base, N.D. Check back to watch it live here.
Sept. 25, 2016
Military Strikes Target ISIL 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. 24, 2016
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.