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July 3, 2014

DLA Sells Non-military Property to Afghan Buyers

Defense Logistics Agency representatives met with an Afghan commericial company in Bagram, Afghanistan, and conducted the first sale of useable non-military vehicles, appliances and furniture no longer needed by the U.S. government.

July 3, 2014

Face of Defense: France Honors World War II Veterans

Seven World War II veterans from Hawaii received the French Nation Order of the Legion of Honor aboard the French floréal-class frigate FS Prairial during a ceremony in Pearl Harbor.

July 3, 2014

Transfer of Syrian Chemicals to Cape Ray is Complete

The transfer of Syrian chemicals from the Danish container ship Ark Futura to the Motor Vessel Cape Ray has been completed, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said in a statement.

July 2, 2014

Secretary of Defense Calls ‘Secretary of Defense’

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called the U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard to thank him for the team's performance at the World Cup.

July 2, 2014

Deputy Secretary: Iftar Serves as Reminder of DoD Diversity

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work praised the diversity of the military and the thousands of Muslim Americans who work for the Defense Department during the Pentagon’s 16th annual iftar ceremony.

July 2, 2014

Hagel Expresses Condolences to Israeli Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has expressed his condolences to Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon over the deaths of three Israeli teenagers kidnapped in the West Bank.

July 2, 2014

Face of Defense: Versatile Soldier Aids Mission Success

Afghanistan-deployed Army Sgt. Fabricio Granados said he uses the skills he has accrued over the years to support a cause that is bigger than himself.

July 2, 2014

RIMPAC Exercise Emphasizes Cooperation in Maritime Security

The biennial Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise fosters and sustains cooperative relationships critical to ensuring the safety and security of sea lanes, said Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet.

July 2, 2014

Dempsey: Leaders Wait to Hear From Iraq Assessment Teams

U.S. officials are waiting to hear the assessment that U.S. special operations troops are making of Iraqi security forces before making a decision on further support, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Honolulu.

July 2, 2014

Chairman Stresses Value of Military Partnerships

Partnering with the forces of other nations, such as during the biennial Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise that's underway in the Hawaiian Islands, is a hallmark of the American military, and it will be even more important in the future than it is today, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Honolulu.

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