October 10, 2015
Coalition Airstrikes Hit 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.
Harris Says North Korea is Pacom’s Biggest Worry, Gives Report on Asia Rebalance
North Korea and its unpredictable leader are U.S. Pacific Command’s biggest worries, Navy Adm. Harry Harris Jr. told the Military Reporters and Editors Association here.
October 9, 2015
Carter, U.K. Counterpart Discuss the Way Ahead in 21st Century
On the final day of his five-day trip to Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters he’s honored the British government seeks U.S. input on its Strategic Defense and Security Review.
Pentagon Pauses Moderate Syrian Train and Equip Mission
The Defense Department has shifted its focus in Syria and paused its program to train and equip moderate Syrian forces, according to a statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook.
Face of Defense: Guardsman Protects Public as Sheriff’s Deputy
DURHAM, N.C. —
Army Pfc. David Earp plays dual roles protecting the citizens of North Carolina--as an infantryman with the state's National Guard and a sheriff’s deputy with the Durham County Sheriff's Office.
First Lady to Christen Navy Submarine Illinois
The Navy will christen its newest Virginia-class attack submarine -- Illinois -- Oct. 10, during an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, Connecticut.
Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
October 8, 2015
Afghanistan at 'Critical Juncture', Campbell Says
Testifying before a House panel, the commander of NATO’s Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan discussed U.S. presence in the nation and the challenges Afghan forces face.
Pentagon Annual Awards Ceremony Honors 9 Top Employees
The employees honored have helped make the world “a safer and better place” for Americans now and in the future, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said at the ceremony.
Carter Addresses Syria, Afghanistan, Modern NATO Mission
During a meeting at NATO headquarters, defense ministers discussed Afghanistan, Russian activities in Syria, and how the alliance is adapting to meet future threats, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Brussels.