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June 27, 2016
Carter Hails Iraqi Fallujah Success as Counter-ISIL Milestone
Defense Secretary Ash Carter congratulated Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Iraqi people for freeing the city of Fallujah from the grip of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Face of Defense: Marine Father, Son Celebrate Father’s Day Together
MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. —
An exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California enabled a father-son Marine Corps duo to spend Father’s Day together.
Veteran with Post-Traumatic Stress Finds Coping Skills Through ‘Dot’ Art
Veteran Greg Mullen developed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder while stationed in the Middle East during the first Gulf War. With help from a psychologist, he used art to overcome obstacles presented by PTSD.
Counter-ISIL Strikes Target Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
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.
June 26, 2016
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
June 25, 2016
Coalition Strikes Target ISIL in Iraq, Syria
June 24, 2016
U.S., UK to Maintain Close Ties; Counter-ISIL Efforts Continue
Defense Secretary Ash Carter told his British counterpart that the two nations will always enjoy close defense ties, while the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant continues to feel pressure in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon press secretary said.
Welsh Thanks Airmen for Honor of Leading Them
Pride in service, pride in people and pride in family took center stage at Joint Base Andrews, Md., as Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III retired after more than 40 years of military service.
Carter Calls UK Counterpart Following Brexit Vote
Following the historic decision by voters in the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union, Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke by telephone with his U.K. counterpart.
DoD Holds Trilateral Discussion on North Korean Missile Launch
U.S., Japanese and South Korean defense officials held a videoconference to discuss the recent North Korean missile launches, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement.