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May 24, 2018

DoD Official Highlights U.S. Relationship With Georgia

At the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Conference, a top defense official hailed the U.S. relationship with the country of Georgia, saying it is an “incredibly important strategic partnership” with a nation that shares values and interests with the United States.

May 24, 2018

82nd Airborne Division’s Young Chefs Cook the Competition

Four teams of military chefs, one from each of the 82nd Airborne Division's brigades, bustle through the kitchen making last-minute preparations before cooking a three-course meal they must present to a panel of judges, including the division commander.

May 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Depression Recovery Like Coming Out of Darkness, Soldier Says

Army Sgt. 1st Class Julio Rodriguez was deployed in Iraq when he began having suicidal thoughts. He confided in a friend as the first step to getting help, and now openly shares his story of recovery as a testament to resiliency and hope.

May 24, 2018

Navy Divers Showcase Skills at New York Aquarium

Navy divers interacted with fish and showcased their underwater skills for the public at the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn as part of Fleet Week, an annual salute to the sea services

May 23, 2018

Mattis Welcomes 983 New Lieutenants Into Air Force

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told the 983 graduating cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., that he expects them to follow in the footsteps of giants and encouraged them to make the Air Force better every day.

May 23, 2018

Hawaii Guard Aids Evacuations During Volcano Eruptions

Joint Task Force 5-0 in Hawaii is helping authorities handle evacuations, provide security and monitor air quality as Mount Kilauea spews out clouds of toxic gas and lava destroys homes in its path.

May 23, 2018

Air Force Medical Team Supports Humanitarian Exercise in Panama

Five members of the 2nd Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, joined other teams of airmen, Marines and soldiers in support of the New Horizons 2018 humanitarian exercise in Panama.

May 23, 2018

Soldiers, Airmen Conduct Nuclear Disaster Response Training

National Guardsmen from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island took part in a nuclear disaster response training exercise to test their response systems and reaction procedures.

May 23, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Thrives on Responsibility, Sets the Example

In a career field that demands exemplary responsibility, Air Force Senior Airman Dannyel Butte is living up to what’s expected of her and making others safer in the process.

May 22, 2018

Coalition Trainers in Iraq Helping ‘Make a Good Force Better’

More than 150,000 members of the Iraqi security forces have been trained to seek out and destroy what remains of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorist group, a deputy commander for Operation Inherent Resolve told reporters at the Pentagon.

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