October 7, 2015
Defense Health Agency Helps Wounded Warriors Obtain Best Care
FALLS CHURCH, Va. —
The Defense Health Agency gained its full operational capability Oct. 1 and that's making a real difference in obtaining the best care for wounded warriors.
A Hispanic Family’s Long Commitment to the Nation
SEMBACH, Germany —
The contributions of the Hispanic community to the U.S. military are ingrained in our culture and have had significant impacts in strengthening diversity across the service branches.Many Hispanics have paid the ultimate sacrifice and more than 60 of them are Medal of Honor recipients. For one Hispanic family, the selfless act of military service
Face of Defense: Military Family on Road to Recovery
TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii —
Guam Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Ed Chaco is grateful for the support he and his wife, Helen, received from the Tripler Army Medical Center Fisher House in Hawaii while she was undergoing treatment for cervical cancer.
Carter, Italian Leaders Affirm Enduring Security Partnership
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said his meetings with top Italian officials included discussion on the two nations' shared resolve to confront challenges in a changing strategic environment.
Lights Dimmed at Pentagon in October for Energy Action Month
The lights have been dimmed at the Pentagon for October as part of federal efforts to conserve resources for Energy Action Month.
Airstrikes Hit 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 Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
October 6, 2015
Watch Live at 7:45 a.m. EDT Wednesday: Carter and Italian Defense Minister Brief the Press
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti conduct a news conference tomorrow at 7:45 a.m. EDT in Rome. Watch their remarks live here.
NATO Leader Says Russia Building ‘Arc of Steel’ in Europe
In the same vein as Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain metaphor, a NATO commander said that Russia is building an “arc of steel” from the Arctic to the Mediterranean Sea.
Carter, Campbell Comment on Tragic Kunduz Strike
The investigation into the U.S. airstrike that struck a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, will be thorough and objective, the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan told a Senate panel.
National Guard Continues to Battle Storm Flooding in South Carolina
National Guardsmen in South Carolina continue to fight the ravages of historic flooding from Hurricane Joaquin, the National Guard Bureau’s current-operations division chief said.