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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
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.
Aug. 27, 2016
Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Aug. 26, 2016
Chairman, Senior British Officer Affirm Close U.S.-U.K. Ties
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, affirmed the nation's commitment to a strong partnership with the United Kingdom and highlighted the U.K.’s role in European security during a Pentagon meeting with the British defense chief.
DoD Studies ‘Terminator’ Weapons Conundrum, Selva Says
Maybe the idea behind the “Terminator” movie franchise isn’t so far-fetched. Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed that topic at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Carter Honors Exemplary Employer Support of the Guard, Reserve
Defense Secretary Ash Carter honored 15 companies with the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award for their support of employees who are members of the National Guard or reserve.
Face of Defense: No Office, No Problem for Flight Equipment Airman
ALPENA COMBAT READINESS TRAINING CENTER, Mich. —
When Air Force Senior Airman Zachary Allen, an aircrew flight equipment technician assigned to the Montana Air National Guard’s 120th Airlift Wing, arrived here for Northern Strike 2016, he discovered he didn’t have an office from which to work.