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July 28, 2016
U.S. Basketballers Beat French Hoopsters at CISM Women's Tournament
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. —
Team USA beat the French, 85-53, to remain undefeated in the second day of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire Women's Basketball Championship at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California.
Face of Defense: Veteran Airman Changes Career Fields
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. —
Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael McNally, who's served as a maintenance scheduler during his eight years in the military, decided to change his career field and become an explosive ordnance disposal technician.
Military Strikes Continue Against 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.
July 27, 2016
NORAD, Northcom, Mexican Air Force Coordinate on Illicit-Flight Exercise
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —
A live-fly event was part of Amalgam Eagle 16, a tactical exercise between the United States and Mexico, aimed at strengthening information sharing and response cooperation for real-life scenarios.
Eyes in the Dark: Navy Dive Helmet Display Emerges as Game-Changer
PANAMA CITY, Fla. —
Project Manager Dennis Gallagher, an engineer with the underwater systems development and acquisitions branch special optics lab, said he and his team have developed a next generation, futuristic, 3D-printed prototype that might even evoke the envy of Ironman -- Divers Augmented Vision Display.
OIR Official: Captured Info Describes ISIL Operations in Manbij
Laptops and other items that coalition forces have recovered around Manbij, Syria, are providing much information about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's organization, an Inherent Resolve spokesman said.
Cyber, Space, Middle East Join Nuclear Triad Topics at Deterrence Meeting
Leaders from U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. European Command and U.S.Central Command; and the acting undersecretary of defense for policy met in Nebraska for the Stratcom 2016 Deterrence Symposium.
Work Meets With South Korean Minister at Pentagon
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work met with South Korea’s Vice Minister of National Defense Hwang In-moo at the Pentagon, where the leaders discussed continued cooperation and North Korea's nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs.
Carter Tells Deploying Troops to Build on Momentum in Iraq, Syria
Defense Secretary Ash Carter addressed service members set to deploy to Iraq with the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Face of Defense: Husband, Wife Earn Marine Corps Commissions
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —
Officer Candidates School produces two new Marine Corps officers, who also happen to be husband and wife.