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  • 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

    The United States is demonstrating its continued commitment to collective security through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of America's dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region, in light of the Russian intervention in Ukraine. Special

  • Sexual Assault - Awareness and Prevention

    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

  • Carter Focuses on Asia-Pacific Rebalance

    Carter Focuses on Asia-Pacific Rebalance

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter begins his first 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

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