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05/04/2015

Face of Defense: Student Makes Time for National Guard Service  This story contains photos.    

BAKER CITY, Ore. - Oregon Army National Guard Pfc. Chelsea Fudge is a busy young woman. The 19-year-old full-time student at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Oregon, also works four part-time jobs.

05/04/2015

Operation Shower Champions Military Families, Moms-to-be  This story contains photos.    

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - A nonprofit organization geared toward helping military families -- especially expectant mothers whose spouses are often away fulfilling their duties – got a boost from the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at a special event in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

05/03/2015

Airstrikes Hit ISIL 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.

05/03/2015

Companies Seek to Hire Vets at Jacksonville Military Job Fair  This story contains photos.    

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida - Nearly 40 companies participated in the Jacksonville Military Job Fair, providing information and services to help veterans and service members on the cusp of transitioning from military life.

05/03/2015

Jacksonville, PGA Tour Invest in Veterans Through Military Job Fair  This story contains photos.    

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida - The city of Jacksonville, Florida, and the PGA Tour continued their commitment to serving military veterans and transitioning service members with a large-scale military fair.

05/01/2015

ISIL Experiencing Setbacks in Iraq, Syria, Centcom Says      

WASHINGTON - ISIL is experiencing setbacks, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said during a weekly update on Centcom’s operational highlights in the fight against ISIL in Iraq and Syria.

05/01/2015

Carter: DoD Examines, Uses New Data to Combat Sexual Assault  This story contains photos.    

WASHINGTON - DoD will capitalize on being a learning and growing organization as it takes new data and forms new policies to combat sexual assault, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

05/01/2015

Counter-ISIL Military Coalition Concludes Planning Conference      

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE - More than 300 military representatives from 39 nations concluded a weeklong operational planning conference here that further developed and refined coalition campaign plans designed to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

05/01/2015

Independent Survey Shows Decline in Military Sexual Assaults      

WASHINGTON - An independent survey confirms the prevalence of sexual assault in the military has dropped, Defense Department officials said.

05/01/2015

DoD Efforts to Combat Sexual Assault Begin Paying Off      

WASHINGTON - The attention the military is paying to preventing sexual assault in the military is paying off, the director of the Defense Department’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office said in a DoD News interview this week, as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month drew to a close.

05/01/2015

Breedlove: Russia Now Taking ‘Different Path’      

WASHINGTON - Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe and commander of U.S. European Command, told the Atlantic Council that freedom is being challenged by “a revanchist Russia embarked on a reaching revision of what once were shared hopes for a stable and mutually beneficial partnership.”

05/01/2015

Breedlove Receives Atlantic Council’s Leadership Accolade  This story contains photos.    

WASHINGTON - Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove’s friend and fraternity brother, Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presented the award to Breedlove, who is now NATO's supreme commander in Europe.

05/01/2015

Face of Defense: Alert Soldier Saves Drowning Child  This story contains photos.    

WASHINGTON - For one Texas family, Army Sgt. 1st Class Lynnette Hobson-Shearwood was in the right place at the right time to save a life.

05/01/2015

Battaglia Begins Jacksonville Trip to Strengthen Partnerships  This story contains photos.    

WASHINGTON - Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, began a six-day trip to Jacksonville, Florida, focusing on Defense Department partnerships with the PGA Tour and nonprofit organizations committed to national military outreach.

05/01/2015

Obama Sends Pay, Retirement Commission Recommendations to Congress      

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has submitted the recommendations of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission to Congress.

05/01/2015

Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq      

SOUTHWEST ASIA - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

05/01/2015

Special Report: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2015      

WASHINGTON - During May, the Defense Department pays tribute to the dedicated service and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, past and present, in defense of our nation.

05/01/2015

Navy to Escort U.S.-Flagged Ships in Strait of Hormuz  This story contains photos.    

WASHINGTON - Ships from U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain have begun accompanying U.S.-flagged maritime traffic in the Strait of Hormuz, Defense Department officials said.

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