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Aug. 26, 2016
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 exemplary support of employees who also 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.
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, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Aug. 25, 2016
Pentagon Spokesman Hails Liberation of Jarabulus, Condemns Kabul Attack
The liberation of the northern Syrian city of Jarabulus is another important milestone in efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.
Innovation, Reform Are Contagious, Vice Chairman Says
Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed the state of innovation in the Defense Department with Kathleen Hicks, the director of the international security program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Resolute Support Spokesman: Afghan Security Forces on Positive Trajectory
Afghan forces are performing better than last year and are generally on a positive trajectory with their offensive campaign, a spokesman for the NATO Resolute Support Mission said.
Face of Defense: Texas Guard Soldier Donates Kidney to Stranger
SAN ANTONIO —
After seeing a plea for help written in shoe polish on a car, a Texas Army National Guard soldier decided donate a kidney to save a stranger's life.
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Watch Live at 1 p.m. EDT: Stratcom Commander to Speak at University of Nebraska
Navy Admiral Cecil D. Haney, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, is scheduled to speak at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Check back to watch it live here.