Defense Secretary James Mattis meets with Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work; Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Pentagon.
Marines load supplies onto a forklift during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan during Composite Training Unit Exercise, or Computex, in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 21, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Magen F. Reed
Joint Task Force National Capital Region coordinates all military ceremonial support on behalf of the Presidential Inaugural Committee and the Joint Congressional Committee on Inauguration Ceremonies.
The Defense Department joins the nation in honoring the commitment, sacrifices and contributions families of service members make every day in support of the military and the nation.

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President Donald J. Trump dances with Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Catherine Cartmell during the Salute to Our Armed Services
Ball in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. DoD photo
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President and Commander in Chief Donald J. Trump addresses the nation after taking the oath of office during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. DoD photo
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Support the Warrior Games: Join the Spirit Poster Challenge!
Air Force wounded warriors, Nicholas Dadgostar, foreground, and Gideon Conelly, race in the 100 meter track event during Warrior Games trials at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., June 17, 2014.
Do you love the Warrior Games and being creative? Then consider entering the 2017 DoD Warrior Games Spirit Poster Challenge.
Social Media Offers Tools to Improve Mental Health, Reduce Suicide
Army Secretary Eric Fanning speaks at the Symposium on Suicide Prevention. DoD photo by John Martinez
White House Fellow Robert Accordino discusses suicide prevention and Army Secretary Eric Fanning's symposium on suicide prevention and social media.
New DARPA Technology Could Simplify Secure Data Sharing
The goal of the Defense Advanced Research Project's Agency's new Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge (SHARE) program is to create a system where information at multiple levels of security classification could be processed on a single handheld device using a resilient secure network that links devices without needing to route traffic through secure data centers. Graphic courtesy DARPA
SHARE aims to create a system where secure information could be processed on a handheld device without needing to route traffic through secure data centers.

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