WASHINGTON - The Army is looking at ways to make its ROTC program more representative of the nation, the commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command said.
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - In the early hours of Father's Day, Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew Mujica thought of one person as he battled currents, wind and frigid California waves.
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 said.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosted Brazilian Defense Minister Jaques Wagner to discuss the U.S.-Brazilian defense relationship.
WASHINGTON - The 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games provided a showcase for how determination and support can help people overcome seemingly impossible obstacles, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said during the closing ceremony.
WASHINGTON - The 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games concluded with a ceremony to remember, choreographed and hosted by the Marine Corps.
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department’s 2015 Warrior Games provided an Olympic-style spectacle of warrior-athletes competing in games of skill not too different from the “arts of war.”
FORT JACKSON, S.C. - After graduating high school in 1993, Army Master Sgt. Tomeka Brown wasn’t ready to follow the crowd and head to college. She felt she needed a change in her life, and decided to join the Army Reserve.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - The Army volleyball team won the gold medal in a three-game match against the Air Force at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
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.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Austin Reese won a gold medal in the men’s 50-freestyle and a silver medal in the 100-freestyle during the swimming competition at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Medically retired Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sarah Rudder earned gold medals in the women’s 50-meter freestyle and 100-freestyle and a silver medal in the women’s 50-meter backstroke, as well as a bronze medal in volleyball at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - U.S. Special Operations Command veteran Sean Walsh earned silver medals in the 100-meter freestyle, 50-meter freestyle and 50-meter backstroke and a bronze medal in the 50-meter breaststroke in swimming competition at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Army Sgt. 1st Class Mike McPhall used mental imagery skills to earn several medals during the swimming competition at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter thanked U.S. troops stationed at Grafenwoehr, Germany, and told them their presence is important to the way of life that people in America and in Europe enjoy.
MARINE CORPS BASE, QUANTICO, Va. - Retired Army Staff Sgt. Roy Rodriguez will compete for team U.S. Special Operations Command in the sitting volleyball playoffs at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games, but he isn’t concerned with medals. He said he just wants to have fun.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - The line whittled down to the medal rounds as Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and British forces adaptive athletes took part in the air rifle and air pistol shooting competitions during the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
WASHINGTON - National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the seventh annual Feds Feed Families campaign, which extends throughout the government. The Defense Department will play a vital role in the fight against hunger.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration recognized the Defense Department for its leadership within the federal government and commitment to improving small business procurement.
WASHINGTON - NATO allies are growing more united despite Russian aggression in Europe, and the alliance has a new approach to meeting security challenges to the east and south, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Brussels.
FORT LEE, Va. - Seven hundred students of military families will each receive a $2,000 scholarship this year, thanks to the 2015 Scholarships for Military Children program.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - For British army Gunner Declan O’Halloran, firing an air rifle today in the 2015 DoD Warrior Games here was the first time he’s shot one in 10 years.
WASHINGTON - Pistol. Rifle, standing. Rifle, prone. Each is its own shooting discipline, and each is a category of competition at the Defense Department’s 2015 Warrior Games.
MARINE CORPS BASE, QUANTICO, Va. - Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Craig Zaleski didn’t earn a medal in the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games here this week, but he said the adaptive sports competition was an emotional and rewarding experience.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Army Special Forces veteran Andy McCaffrey said the 2015 DoD Warrior Games demonstrates "how resourceful a human being really is. It’s not just about competing and a medal count and winning.”
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Medically retired British Army Cpl. David “H” Hubber earned a bronze medal with his team in the recurve archery event during the 2015 DoD Warrior Games.
WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense presented the fiscal year 2014 DoD Value Engineering Achievement Awards in a ceremony at the Pentagon, according to a DoD news release.
WASHINGTON - Ongoing nuclear upgrades by Russia, China and North Korea make it critical for the United States to maintain a strong nuclear deterrent force now and far into the future, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work told a House panel.
WASHINGTON - “I will always place the mission first” is part of the Army’s warrior ethos, and something Staff Sgt. Janina Simmons takes very seriously.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Netherlands Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels to discuss the U.S.-Dutch defense partnership, according to a DoD news release.
WASHINGTON - U.S. dominance will shrink in the new multipolar world but the military is working to maintain its advantage, Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Marcel Lettre said at the GeoInt Symposium.
WASHINGTON - Pentagon officials announced the 15 recipients of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the department gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.
SOUTHWEST ASIA - 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.
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department’s common access card is undergoing modification to make it easier for visually color-impaired security officials to identify bearers who are military, government or contractor civilians, or foreign nationals.
WASHINGTON - Competition at the 2015 Defense Department Warrior Games will feature shooting, long the foundation of success in battle.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Marine Corps Reserve Staff Sgt. Richard Delarosa-Buglewicz earned a silver medal in the men’s open 800-meter finals and plans to compete in swimming and run the 1,500 in the 2015 DoD Warrior Games at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Norwegian Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Søreide at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels to discuss the U.S.-Norway defense partnership, according to a DoD news release.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Ukraine Defense Minister Colonel-General Stepan Poltorak at the NATO defense ministerial in Brussels.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - For retired Army Staff Sgt. Billy Meeks, earning the silver medal in individual recurve archery and the gold medal in team recurve archery at the 2015 DoD Warrior Games was special, because his wife and son were in the stands.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Army Reserve Spc. Chasity Kuczer is the first female competitor to win a Warrior Games gold medal in archery.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Despite being cut short by a late afternoon storm, the 2015 DoD Warrior Games track competition kicked into overdrive at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.
WASHINGTON - Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed military pay and compensation issues during his Facebook town hall.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed the U.S.-Italian defense partnership, Libya and European security in his first meeting with Italy’s defense minister while the two leaders are in Brussels for a NATO conference.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Canadian Defense Minister Jason Kenney reviewed the U.S. and Canadian collaboration on efforts to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant during a meeting in Brussels, where the two leaders are attending a conference of NATO defense ministers.
WASHINGTON - The annual Baltic Operations exercise demonstrates U.S. commitment to defend the alliance in light of recent Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told service members aboard the USS San Antonio in Estonia.
WASHINGTON - Hiring military veterans as they transition back into America’s communities is beneficial for businesses and the nation, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Mission Transition Summit.
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff answered reader questions on threats facing the United States and its allies during his fifth Facebook town hall.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter expressed the United States’ gratitude to Estonia for its contributions to NATO during his visit to the Baltic nation’s capital on its Victory Day.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - The Marine Corps wheelchair basketball team defended its title, defeating the Navy team 57-24 for gold in the 2015 DoD Warrior Games wheelchair basketball finals on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall commended the Air Force for its efforts to streamline and save money during a speech at the Air Force Institute of Technology in Ohio.
WASHINGTON - During meetings with the Estonian president and prime minister, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. plans to maintain a persistent rotational presence in all of the Baltic countries and temporarily position armored vehicles and equipment in Estonia and other nations.
NASICE, Croatia - Minnesota Army National Guard Spc. Robert Matz, a carpenter by trade who helped complete a public works project in Croatia as part of a National Guard program, drew inspiration to serve from his father’s brothers.
WASHINGTON - Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work delivered the keynote speech at the inaugural conference of the China Aerospace Studies Institute, newly established by the Air Force and the RAND Corp.
WASHINGTON - A gung-ho, competitive spirit among participating athletes defines the Defense Department’s 2015 Warrior Games underway on Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.
WASHINGTON - The role of geospatial intelligence in making U.S. special operators the best in the world cannot be understated, the principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for special operations/low-intensity conflict said at the GeoInt Symposium.
WASHINGTON - NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force has the speed to respond to future crises, such as those involving hybrid warfare, space and cyber activities that can evolve and unfold in Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters in Munster, Germany.
WASHINGTON - Space capabilities are at the heart of U.S. military capabilities, and the Pentagon and private industry must innovate to maintain them, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said in remarks at the nation's largest gathering of intelligence professionals.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed what he called the bright future of U.S.-German partnership and the importance of NATO unity to the European security environment during remarks at the Allianz Forum in Berlin.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Marine Corps veteran Kyle Reid has earned gold medals in track and swimming in Warrior Games events.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Competitive archers let fly their arrows toward targets at the 2015 Defense Department Warrior Games held at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.
WASHINGTON - A recent U.S. airstrike in Mosul, Iraq, killed a known Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant operative who was a person of interest in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack against U.S. personnel in Benghazi, Libya, DoD officials announced.
WASHINGTON - Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will hold a virtual town hall chat June 24 on his Facebook page – a forum he has used to communicate with the military world at large and hear people's concerns.
WASHINGTON - Maura C. Sullivan, the current assistant secretary of public and intergovernmental affairs at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will be named the new assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Hand cyclists, recumbent and upright riders warmed up, shook off their nerves and competed hard during their respective cycling events at the 2015 DoD Warrior Games.
FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Two soldiers are celebrating their decades-long friendship as they mark the close of their military careers.
WASHINGTON - The challenges to NATO from Russia and on the alliance’s southern flank will be the focus of Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s trip to the continent.
WASHINGTON - A live Facebook town hall highlighted TRICARE’s new lactation policy and provided answers to beneficiaries’ questions.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Medically retired Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Ronnie Jeffrey Jimenez kissed his wife and hugged his father as he received his gold medal for the men’s H5 hand cycle category during the 2015 DoD Warrior Games.
WASHINGTON - Cyclists showcased their skill as the second day of competition got underway during the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
WASHINGTON - 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 further demonstrate continued U.S. commitment to regional security, and also hear from U.S. service members stationed in Europe.
WASHINGTON - A group of 22 wounded veterans have completed the first phase of a program designed to train them for jobs helping to identify and rescue child victims of sexual abuse and exploitation.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter plans to meet with European defense ministers
and attend his first NATO ministerial as defense secretary during a trip to Germany, Estonia and Belgium.
WASHINGTON - Military OneSource’s peer-to-peer consultation service is the newest resource to connect service members and their families with professionals who understand military life, a DoD official said.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. military must adapt to the changing world situation and the graduates of the Naval Postgraduate School must lead that change, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said in commencement remarks at the school in Monterey, Calif.
WASHINGTON - The gains that Anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces have made in northern Syria will have positive effects in Iraq as well, a senior U.S. Central Command official said.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that Peter Cook will serve as Pentagon press secretary and his principal spokesman.
WASHINGTON - About 250 athletes from the U.S. and U.K. gathered at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., for the opening ceremony of the DoD Warrior Games 2015, where they will compete for a different kind of victory: celebrating their new lives and their enduring abilities.
WASHINGTON - Army Capt. Kelly Elmlinger, a fierce competitor, mother and cancer survivor, will be competing in all of the women’s wheelchair track events and all of the women’s classified swimming events at this year’s DoD Warrior Games.
FORT LESLEY J. McNAIR, Washington, D.C. - In commencement remarks, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told National Defense University graduates that as they rise in rank and responsibility, they will face tests of their ethics and character.
WASHINGTON - U.S. and Spanish officials signed an amendment to the nations’ defense agreement that will change the deployment of the U.S. crisis response force at Moron Air Base from temporary to permanent, defense officials said.
VENTURA, Calif. - A retired Coast Guard marine safety officer credits support of family and friends with helping him make the long journey to the 2015 DoD warrior games.
WASHINGTON - Vowing to achieve a lasting defeat of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces, Defense Secretary Ash Carter outlined the Defense Department’s counterterrorism strategy in testimony before the House Armed Services Committee.
WASHINGTON - Enduring stability in the Middle East must be cultivated from the inside out and owned by regional stakeholders, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the House Armed Services Committee.
DENVER - After 20-year-old Army Pfc. Rianna Rios won her ninth Golden Gloves state boxing crown, she began focusing on the long road to the 2016 Summer Olympics.
SOUTHWEST ASIA - Moldovan native Vadim Poleanschi’s pursuit of a brighter future led him first to take an oath to become a U.S. airman, and later to become an American citizen.
WASHINGTON - The DoD has launched an integrated lodging pilot program aimed at providing travelers with government and commercial lodging that has greater safety and security, as well as better services at reduced rates.
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.
WASHINGTON - Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work met with Canadian leaders on joint efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Sifuentes, a veteran of nearly 1,000 combat missions, is preparing to compete in the DoD Warrior Games 2015 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
WASHINGTON - Defense medical leaders testified at a hearing on Capitol Hill about the recommendations of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with the speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives and a delegation of Iraqi parliamentarians at the Pentagon.
WASHINGTON - The recently announced presidential authorization of up to 450 additional U.S. troops deploying to Iraq is just one part of the 60-nation coalition’s support to the country, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said.
WASHINGTON - Pentagon officials released the Defense Department's first law of war manual, culminating a multiyear, combined effort to compile legal principles governing warfare.
LEWISTON, Idaho - Running down the street, Marine Corps Sgt. Cody Leifheit found a cluster of silhouettes milling beneath a tree, desperate and terrified. Their friend was hanging from a branch 25 feet above them.
WASHINGTON - Yoga is now offered at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's 7-West inpatient psychiatry ward and in the four-week, psychiatric outpatient Continuity Service day program.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Gen. Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, exchanged views on key issues of mutual concern during a meeting at the Pentagon, Defense Department officials reported.
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Southwest Asia - Across the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, intelligence shows that coalition air power is making a difference in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, the Combined Forces Air Component commander said.
NAPLES, Italy - The U.S. military needs to be forward-deployed because America does not want to “play a home game,” Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said in an all-hands call at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy.
NAPLES, Italy - The addition of up to 450 troops and the opening of a training base in Taqaddam, Iraq, is an adjustment to the campaign, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
WASHINGTON - Successful reintegration into civilian life is an individual responsibility that requires understanding, planning and deliberate execution, according to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s Office of Reintegration.
VENTURA, Calif. - Navy Chief Petty Officer Averill Malone has been married for eight years, and he said the support he receives from his wife as a spouse and caregiver helps him with his post-traumatic stress symptoms.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter summarized the Defense Department’s dynamic role in stabilizing global security during remarks at an award dinner in which he was honored.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting Israel to discuss regional threats and the state of the U.S.-Israeli military-to-military relationship.
WASHINGTON - Officials said the president has authorized up to 450 additional U.S. personnel to deploy to Iraq to expand the U.S. advise-and-assist mission at Taqaddum Air Base in support of the Iraqi government.
WASHINGTON - A Defense Department proposal submitted to Congress today would create what Pentagon officials called a “blended defined benefit and defined contribution” military retirement system.
JERUSALEM - Though the United States and Israel disagree about the proposed deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program, that does not affect America’s unshakable commitment to the defense of Israel, a senior administration official said.
WASHINGTON - Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work hosted the Somali prime minister and defense minister in their first meeting at the Pentagon.
ARLINGTON, Va. - As Will Reynolds, a former Army captain, gets out of bed, he kisses his pregnant wife’s cheek and takes his running leg from his son to prepare for another day of training.
WASHINGTON - About 250 personnel and 12 U.S. Air Force F-15C “Eagle” jet fighters from the 48th Fighter Wing based at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, are participating in Exercise Anatolian Eagle.
WASHINGTON - The model for the Defense Department’s personnel system is outdated and a multi-pronged effort led by Defense Secretary Ash Carter is underway to reform it, the Pentagon’s top personnel official said.
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department’s top civilian personnel policy chief discussed developments intended to address civilian workforce challenges as part of the Future of the Force initiative.
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department announced a partnership to launch employment training for transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses in highly skilled utility industry jobs.
TEL AVIV, Israel - Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey discussed the military-to-military relationship between the U.S. and Israel, as well as threats from Iran and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, during meetings at the headquarters for Israel’s defense establishment.
WASHINGTON - Embracing diversity and inclusion is critical to recruiting and retaining the force of the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the Pentagon’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month ceremony.
JERUSALEM - President Barack Obama has asked the military for recommendations on how to make the effort to train and equip Iraqi security forces more effective, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department has updated its military equal opportunity program to protect service members against discrimination because of sexual orientation, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. - An Army chaplain made his TV debut on an Animal Planet docudrama about a group of bowhunters on a Caribbean island billed as one of the most hostile environments known to man.
WASHINGTON - Defense Department efforts to increase diversity in its workforce welcomes talented people to hire on and help protect national security, the deputy chief of staff of the Army Reserve said.
WASHINGTON - As part of its ongoing review, DoD announced additional laboratories and one new state have been added to the list of sites that received low concentrations of live anthrax samples.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. has joined 16 other NATO and partner nations in a Baltic regional maritime exercise demonstrating various integrated military capabilities, a Defense Department spokesman told reporters.
WASHINGTON - The Information Technology Exchange Program enables the Defense Department and private-industry organizations to share best practices and enhance capabilities.
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - Kish La Pierre manages cultural resources -- from fossils to a necklace fragment -- at Nellis and Creech Air Force bases and the Nevada Test and Training Range.
POMONA, Calif. - Twenty-three human-robot teams competed for $3.5 million in prizes at the DARPA Robotics Challenge. Organizers said it was the hardest course any robot has ever tackled.
SOUTHWEST ASIA - Details released on the latest coalition airstrikes against terrorists who are a part of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
POMONA, Calif. - On the first day of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotic Challenge Finals, one human-robot team had a perfect score and many others got high scores on what event organizers determined to be the hardest course any robot has ever tackled.
WASHINGTON - Despite facing one of the most complex operational environments in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, coalition air power has enabled nearly every victory on the battlefield, a senior U.S. Central Command official said.
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea - Fellow soldiers say Army Sgt. Timothy K. Han motivated them to work harder when he participated in three Toughest Talon and two Best Warrior Competitions.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management said a recent cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data may have exposed the personal information of current and former federal civilian employees.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter told service members they make the U.S. military the greatest fighting force the world has ever known.
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department announced that 225 university researchers at 111 academic institutions have been selected to receive research instrumentation awards.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, according to a DoD news release issued today.
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.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Army Capt. Steve Voglezon can only laugh when asked how he feels about the nickname that he received when he risked his personal safety on May 17 to help rescue three badly injured motorists from a terrifying car crash and fire.
WASHINGTON - DoDs top acquisitions official will lead a comprehensive review of DoD’s laboratory procedures, processes and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced.
WASHINGTON - Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James outlined the Air Force’s contributions to human space flight advancement and discussed projected milestones and investments in space.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter signed a 10-year defense framework agreement with India's defense minister, highlighting the growth of defense cooperation between the two countries.
WASHINGTON - World War I heroes and posthumous Medal of Honor recipients Army Pvt. Henry Johnson, an African-American, and Army Sgt. William Shemin, a Jewish-American, were inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter will speak to service members at 11 a.m. EDT today during a troop event at U.S. Africa Command headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, as he wraps up a 10-day trip to Asia.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar and called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an official visit to India.
WASHINGTON - Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work promised transparency in the Defense Department’s comprehensive review of its laboratory procedures, processes and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax.
WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense has ordered a comprehensive review of DoD laboratory procedures, processes, and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax.
GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. - A "gaming" airman here has fostered a new way to connect with his fellow airmen. Finding ways for airmen to connect is a vital part of the Air Force’s “wingmanship” teamwork concept.
PAYA LEBAR AIR BASE, Singapore - Carter’s visit to Singapore and the flight to observe one of the world’s busiest and most important shipping lanes was part of his 10-day trip in the Asia-Pacific region.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama honored two World War I soldiers – one African-American, one Jewish – with Medals of Honor, saying it was long overdue and the nation will work as long as it takes to make sure "all the heroes' stories are told."
WASHINGTON - About 100 Army, Air Force and Marine Corps engineering and medical personnel began exercise New Horizons in Honduras.
WASHINGTON - The U.S.-Vietnam defense relationship is on a continued positive trajectory, with defense leaders of both countries committed to deepening the partnership, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Each January for the past five years, Air Force Master Sgt. Cesar Jurilla of the California Air National Guard and his wife, Cora, have worked with volunteer doctors, nurses and nonmedical assistants to assist impoverished people in remote Philippine villages.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with President Truong Tan Sang, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Defense Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, Pentagon officials said.
WASHINGTON - During the month of June, the Defense Department joins the nation in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, or LGBT, Pride Month. During this time, the department recognizes lesbian, gay and bisexual service members and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civilians for their dedicated service to both the DoD mission and to our nation.
WASHINGTON - Air Force General Counsel Gordon O. Tanner discussed the Defense Department’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month observance in a recent interview, emphasizing the importance of recognizing diversity within the department.
WASHINGTON - Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, told reporters about the progress of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program while in Norway for a two-day conference about the program.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - The team at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency ceaselessly works to find the remains of American prisoners of war and personnel still missing in action to bring answers to family and friends of their loved ones.
CAMP KONOTOP, Poland - U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Marcus Carr Sr. and his supply team bring a “mission first” mindset to their work supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve.
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