August 27, 2015
Airstrikes Target ISIL 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.
Special Report: Travels With Carter
Defense Secretary Ash Carter welcomes a new U.S. Transportation Command commander, meets with troops and continues to build bridges between the Defense Department and the tech community during a trip to Illinois, Nevada and California.
Watch Live at 4:15 p.m. EDT: Carter to Address Troops on Camp Pendleton
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is scheduled to speak with Marines today during a visit to Camp Pendleton, Calif. Check back at 4:15 p.m. EDT to watch his remarks.
August 26, 2015
New Commander Expresses Confidence in Transcom
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2015 —
Upon assuming command of U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew expressed faith in Transcom’s ability to sustain rapid, global response for the Defense Department in the air, at sea and on land.
Carter Praises New Transcom Commander’s Experience, Commitment
As Air Force Gen. Darren McDew took U.S. Transportation Command’s reins during an assumption-of-command ceremony, Defense Secretary Ash Carter noted the general’s credentials for his new post.
Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
DoD Education Activity Schools Begin New Academic Year
ALEXANDRIA, Va. —
Nearly 75,000 students are beginning the 2015-2016 School Year in Department of Defense Education Activity schools around the world.
Women’s Equality Day Commemorates History, Bridges Future Leaders
Women’s Equality Day not only commemorates the 95th anniversary of the the ratification of 19th Amendment -- which solidified women’s voting rights -- but it also coincides with current milestones for women in service, a Pentagon official told DoD News.
August 25, 2015
Officials Finalize Details of Turkey’s Full Inclusion in ISIL Fight
The United States and Turkey have finalized technical details for Turkey’s full inclusion in the coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the Pentagon press secretary said.
Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq