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Top News: Chairman Attends NATO Meetings
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with his French counterpart in Paris and then traveled to Brussels for NATO meetings on global security challenges.
Photo of the Day: Seahawk Underside
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Lee attaches a recovery device to an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter at San Clemente Island, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chad M. Butler
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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Iraqi Forces Liberate Mosul University From a Deeply Entrenched ISIL
Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Air Force Col. John Dorrian said Iraqi security forces this week have continued steady progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, including the liberation of Mosul University on the city's northeast side.
DoD Officials Hail Iraqi Forces’ Progress in Eastern Mosul
France Deploys Troops Globally in Counter-Extremism Fight
France is committed to stopping the spread of violent extremism and has deployed significant military resources worldwide in the fight, a French military official told reporters in Paris.
Counter-ISIL Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
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.
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
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SITREP: Marine Reservist Hailed for Heroism, Sailor Cooks Up a Win & More
From the military services and around the DoD, here's your SITREP for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Military Researchers Work to Keep Sand From Ruining Equipment
Sand can wreak havoc on military engines performing vital operations in the field. Researchers are working to prevent that.
Army Commander Leads by Example, Earns Korean War's First Medal of Honor
Army Maj. Gen. William Dean wasn't afraid of the front lines. His actions during a major battle of the Korean War exemplified courage.
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