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  • Operation Inherent Resolve

    Operation Inherent Resolve
    Targeted Operations Against ISIL Terrorists

    The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes in Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Special

  • Operation Atlantic Resolve

    America's Continued Commitment to European Security

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter travels to Germany, Estonia and Belgium for meetings with European defense ministers and to participate in his first NATO Ministerial as defense secretary. Carter intends to reaffirm continued U.S. commitment to security in the region and hear from U.S. service members stationed in Europe. Special

  • Special Report: Sexual Assault

    Sexual Assault: Awareness and Prevention

    The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov's special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime. Special

  • DoD Focus on Asia-Pacific Rebalance

    DoD Focus on Asia-Pacific Rebalance

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter begins his second trip as secretary to the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen and modernize alliances as a priority for 21st Century defense and sustaining U.S global leadership. Special

  • The Department of Defense Cyber Strategy

    The Department of Defense Cyber Strategy

    The Department of Defense cyber strategy guides the development of DoD's cyber forces and seeks to strengthen cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture. It focuses on building cyber capabilities and organizations for DoD's three primary cyber missions. Special