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Top News: Mattis Speaks With NATO Chief, U.K., Canadian Counterparts
In separate calls, Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke with the British defense secretary, the Canadian defense minister and NATO's secretary general, Defense Department news releases said.
Photo of the Day: Forklift Mission
Marines load supplies onto a forklift during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 21, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Magen F. Reed
Task Force Provides Inauguration Coordination
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.
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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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ISIL on Run in Eastern Mosul, Pentagon Spokesman Says
Iraqi security forces are finishing clearing operations in eastern Mosul while Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters have ceased fighting and are on the run, the Pentagon press operations director said.
Trump to Nominate Heather Wilson as Next Air Force Secretary
President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate Heather Wilson as Secretary of the Air Force, according to a White House press release.
Admiral to Serve as Mattis' Senior Military Assistant
Navy Rear Adm. Craig S. Faller, currently chief of legislative affairs for the Secretary of the Navy, will be assigned as senior military assistant to Defense Secretary James Mattis, a Defense Department release said.
Guard Members Reflect on Inauguration Day Duty
More than 7,500 National Guard members from 44 states, territories and the District of Columbia supported the 58th presidential inauguration, providing security, crowd control, traffic management, and logistics and communications capabilities.
Counter-ISIL Strikes Target 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, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Trump Honors Service Members at Military Ball
President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump honored members of the armed forces, thanking them for their sacrifice and service during the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball at the National Building Museum in Washington.
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10 Things to Know About New Defense Secretary James Mattis
Retired Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis is the new Secretary of Defense. How much do you know about him?
Vietnam’s First MoH Recipient Dodged Mortars, Grenades to Save Many
Army Capt. Roger Donlon was the first American to earn the Medal of Honor for actions taken in Vietnam, and he also had a bounty on his head when he returned to the battlefield.
Researchers Pursue Innovative Ways to Solve Veterans’ Vision Problems
Doctors are looking at three techniques to improve conditions for veterans with eye diseases.
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