U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and South Korean Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo met at the Pentagon for the 46th Security Consultative Meeting. Story
President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel offered condolences and assistance to Canada after two Canadian soldiers were killed in attacks. Story
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke via telephone with the newly appointed Iraqi Defense Minister and assured support for the minister's counterterrorism efforts. Story | Special
Fighting the West Africa Ebola epidemic is strategically important, and the Pentagon is taking every precaution to minimize risk to deployed troops, a senior DoD health official said. Story | Special
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosts a joint news conference with South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo at the Pentagon, Oct. 23, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
An Army Ranger carrying an M249 light machine gun rappels down a wall as part of a demonstration during a Ranger school graduation on Fort Benning, Ga., Oct. 17, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Callaghan
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Dingman maneuvers a rigid-hull inflatable boat near the aircraft carrier USS George Washington during a man overboard drill in the South China Sea, Oct. 21, 2014. The George Washington was underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Everett Allen
Marines board a CH-53E Super Stallion aircraft during airborne sustainment training on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014. The Marines are assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Emmanuel Ramos
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Shaul, left, fires blank rounds during Expert Infantryman Badge qualification on the Joint Multinational Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area,
Germany, Oct. 20, 2014. Shaul is assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
The president authorized U.S. Central Command to conduct targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel in Iraq. He also authorized a humanitarian effort to save thousands of Iraqi civilians on Mount Sinjar from the threat posed by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding at the Pentagon, Oct. 23, 2014. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
A Marine greets his family and friends at a homecoming event aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014. The Marine is assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Scott Reel
U.S. Marines attach a hoist sling to an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island during a vertical replenishment with the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego in the Red Sea, Oct. 21, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Lindahl
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jon Peterson, left, and Senior Airman Cameron Corricelli, right, participate in Check Six program instruction on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Oct. 21, 2014. The program is designed to prepare service members to respond to attacks. Peterson is deployed from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Corricelli is deployed from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez
Airmen joined other service members in the 52-mile, two-day Wilderness Challenge finale in the mountains of West Virginia, Oct 10-11, 2014.
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U.S. Cyber Command, the services, and U.S. partners and allies are working together to make cyberspace a suitable place for military command and control. For the Defense Department, the focus for security in cyberspace includes the full spectrum of 21st century operations.
As service members travel to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, Ramstein Air Base continues to establish itself as a power projection platform for Europe and Africa.
Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, toured the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio, thanking wounded service members and caregivers for their service and sacrifice.
America’s game honored America’s best as Major League Baseball dedicated the first game of the World Series to America’s veterans.
Big changes are happening with the Joint Travel Regulations, and they could affect your next permanent-change-of-station move or how you are reimbursed for temporary duty.
Continued exercises in the face of Russian aggression in Ukraine has reassured America’s European allies, said the deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Europe.
Immunization at a young age against the human papilloma virus can protect those who are typically infected in the United States –- military- or college-age young adults –- from cancer.
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