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    SECDEF Testifies On Counter-ISIL Strategy

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    Comprehensive Approach Needed To Defeat ISIL

    ℠2015 - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff GEN Martin Dempsey testified...

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    POTUS: Service Members Have Our Full Support

    ℠2015 – While speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, President Barack Obama...

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    Keeping Safe During The Summer

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Casualty Status (PDF): The Casualty Status report is an official accounting of all fatalities endured by the U.S. Military during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation New Dawn (OND), and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). It is updated daily at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.

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