Aug. 25, 2014
Officials Expand Space-tracking Website
U.S. Strategic Command will share high-quality positional information on space debris of unknown origin to help the United States and nations better protect satellites from collisions.
DoD Takes Next Step in Modernizing Electronic Health Records
The Defense Department has issued a request for proposals to modernize its electronic health records and allow DoD to share health data with the private sector and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
DoD: Russian Movements Further Increasing Tensions
Despite claims of de-escalating tensions with Ukraine, Russian actions continue to increase tension, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters.
Changes Afoot as DoDEA Schools Open, Director Says
Department of Defense Education Activity schools across the southern states began opening earlier this month, but the majority of schools in the system opened today.
Face of Defense: Korean-American Soldiers Bridge Cultures
CAMP YONGIN, South Korea —
U.S. troops of Korean-American ancestry stationed in South Korea perform important duties to achieve missions and help bridge culture gaps.
Aug. 24, 2014
Work Meets Leaders, Troops on First Official Asia Trip
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT —
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work completed his first official trip to Asia after spending his second day in Japan meeting with defense and military leaders in Tokyo, Yokosuka and Iwakuni.
U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Near Irbil, Mosul Dam
U.S. military forces continued to support Iraqi security force operations, using attack and remotely-piloted aircraft to conduct two airstrikes against terrorists associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Aug. 23, 2014
U.S. Military Conducts Airstrike Near Mosul Dam
U.S. military forces continued supporting Iraqi security force operations, using fighter aircraft to conduct an airstrike against terrorists associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant near the Mosul Dam.
Aug. 22, 2014
Wright Provides Keynote Remarks at NGB Gala
ARLINGTON, Va. —
National Guard members "fight our nation’s wars, protect the home front, and build strong and enduring partnerships," Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness said.
Deputy Defense Secretary Meets With Japanese Leaders
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work met with Japanese leaders in Tokyo to discuss modernizing the U.S.-Japan alliance.