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July 22, 2016
Carter to Travel to Boston, Fort Bragg and Chicago
Defense Secretary Ash Carter intends to travel to Boston, North Carolina, and Illinois to advance top priorities -- delivering a lasting defeat to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ensuring that DoD recruits top talent for the Force of the Future, and building bridges to America's innovative technology community.
Coalition Continues Strikes to Defeat ISIL, OIR Spokesman Says
Army Col. Christopher Garver , spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, said the coalition has conducted 73 strikes inside Iraq over seven days in support of Iraqi security forces.
Power Restored at Incirlik Air Base
Commercial electric power was restored to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, U.S. European Command officials said.
Face of Defense: Sailors Provide Medical Aid for Tourist
Two sailors with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 15 provided emergency care to a Japanese tourist in medical distress on the Diamond Head Trail in Honolulu.
Strikes Target 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.
National Intrepid Team Cares for People with Traumatic Brain Injuries
BETHESDA, Md. —
Doctors and specialists at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda, Maryland, make it their mission to treat service members and their families who have traumatic brain injuries.
July 21, 2016
Dunford Says Aviation Brings 'Asymmetric Advantage' to Afghan Force
KABUL, Afghanistan —
Five new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters were wheeled off a C-17 Globemaster III transport at Kabul International Airport, as Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford observed aircraft used by Afghan forces in the fight against the Taliban.
Carter Praises Momentum in the Counter-ISIL Fight, Results on the Ground
Defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is more than a one-country, one-military or one-ministry job, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
Face of Defense: Becoming a Dad 7,000 Miles From Home
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait —
Even with technology and the ability to video chat with loved ones, men and women serving in the armed forces face the same reality as their predecessors from wars past: it is hard being away from home.
Schoolhouse Rocks: Navy Center Trains Military Divers
PANAMA CITY, Fla. —
The lessons are meant to be tough, and instructors rigidly ensure that students emerge “aquatically adaptable” and reliable before they graduate from the Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City in Florida.