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Aug. 21, 2018

DoD Report Details China’s Growing Military, Economic Power

While the Defense Department engages substantively with China’s military, DoD will also continue to monitor and adapt to the nation’s evolving military strategy, doctrine and force development, an annual DoD report to Congress said.

Aug. 21, 2018

Camp Lemonnier Holds K-9 Casualty Care Training

Veterinarians assigned to Camp Lemonnier and Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa conducted Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care training to joint-service medical and operational personnel.

Aug. 21, 2018

Multinational Snipers Strengthen Desert Capabilities in Spain

Snipers from Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain attended the International Special Training Centre’s Desert Sniper Course at the Chinchilla Training Area in Albacete, Spain.

Aug. 21, 2018

Face of Defense: Nurse Brings Knowledge to Guard Service as Combat Medic

A Pennsylvania Army National Guard combat medic is used to the type of work he does in uniform. In civilian life, he works as a registered nurse at Saint Luke’s Anderson Campus hospital.

Aug. 20, 2018

Military Aircraft Crash in Iraq Highlights Dangers Troops Face Each Day

A military aircraft crash in Iraq, in which an American service member died and several others were injured, highlights the dangers troops face every day, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Robert Manning III told reporters.

Aug. 20, 2018

New York Guard, Habitat for Humanity Partner to Build Houses in Puerto Rico

Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard spent two weeks helping Habitat for Humanity build a three-family home in Puerto Rico.

Aug. 20, 2018

U.S., Iraq, Kuwait Complete Trilateral Exercise

The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard completed a trilateral exercise with Iraqi and Kuwaiti navy partners in the Northern Persian Gulf to improve the coordination of maritime security tactics between the three nations.

Aug. 20, 2018

Mattis Impressed With Colombian Progress, Concerned About Venezuela

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said he came away from Colombia impressed by the progress he witnessed during his recent trip to South America, praising the nation's military and police capabilities, but is concerned about the unrest in neighboring Venezuela.

Aug. 20, 2018

Operation Roundup Continues to Target ISIS Remnants

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria through offensive operations and precision airstrikes, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Aug. 20, 2018

Face of Defense: Airlift Manager Delivers on Contingency Travel Plan

Air Force Master Sgt. Michelle Kelly, an airlift manager with the Oregon Air National Guard’s 173rd Fighter Wing, provided a successful contingency travel plan for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, a joint training mission providing no-cost medical, dental, and vision services to people living on the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

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