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Top News: DoD Officials Hail Iraqis' Progress in Eastern Mosul
Iraqi forces reached key buildings in eastern Mosul and raised their nation’s flag there, an event U.S. defense officials hailed as important progress in liberating the city from ISIL.
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An Air Force captain taxis an F-16 Fighting Falcon before a night mission at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 13, 2017. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa
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Military Working Dogs
Military working dogs have been a vital part of the armed forces since the Revolutionary War. They begin training as soon as they are born and only 50 percent of puppies are selected to serve.
2016 Year in Photos
Year in Photos displays this year’s most compelling military images of operations, humanitarian efforts, training, defense leaders, athletes and lifestyle.
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Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Deputy Secretary Receives DoD's Highest Civilian Honor
Defense Secretary Ash Carter presented Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work with the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Defense Department’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony at the Pentagon.
Full Event: Carter, Selva Honor Work at Pentagon Ceremony
DoD Announces Robotics Manufacturing Institute Award Recipient
Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, announced the Defense Department’s award of its eighth department-led institute and the 14th Manufacturing USA institute to American Robotics Inc. of Pittsburgh.
Full Event: DoD Announces Award of New Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub
Navy, Marine Corps Significantly Stronger Today, Navy Secretary Says
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told an audience he is particularly proud of reversing the decline in the size of the fleet, also noting that the Navy has dramatically driven down the cost of every type of ship and did not increase the ship building budget at the expense of air power.
Southcom Commander Describes Complex Global Security Threats
A spectrum of state and nonstate actors across multiple regions and domains calls for a new way of harnessing the maritime domain, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said during a Surface Navy Association symposium.
Full Event: Southcom Commander Speaks at Surface Navy Association
DoD Opens Online Exchange Shopping to Veterans
The Defense Department announced that veterans will soon be able to shop online at military exchanges.
Secretary Receives First Sam Nunn National Security Leadership Award
Defense Secretary Ash Carter received the inaugural Sam Nunn National Security Leadership Prize at the Center for Strategic and International Studies headquarters.
Carter Bids Farewell to Air Force Secretary
In a ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Defense Secretary Ash Carter joined the men and women of the Air Force as they bid farewell to Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James.
Full Event: Carter Speaks at Air Force Secretary Farewell Ceremony
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World War II Veteran Survives Not 1, But 2 Era-Defining Events
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