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Sept. 27, 2016
Watch Live at 3 p.m. EDT: Carter to Address Troops
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is scheduled to speak at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., where he will thank service members for their work to ensure the readiness of the nuclear force. Check back to watch it live here.
Sept. 26, 2016
Carter: DoD Will Rebuild, Sustain its Nuclear Deterrence Enterprise
Defense Secretary Ash Carter kicked off a visit to DoD’s nuclear deterrence enterprise, telling airmen at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, that DoD will invest, innovate and sustain to rebuild that enterprise’s capabilities that remain the bedrock of U.S. defense strategy.
Uptick in Violence in Syria; ISIL 'Knows No Boundaries,' DoD Spokesman Says
The Defense Department has no reason to doubt reports that Russia and Syria are responsible for a deadly attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo, the Pentagon's press operations chief said.
Naval Academy Hosts All-Day Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Training
ANNAPOLIS, Md. —
The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., hosted an all-day training event to strengthen how military and civilian communities work together to support service members who report sexual assault.
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.