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Oct. 22, 2014

Baseball Honors Veterans on World Series Stage

America’s game honored America’s best as Major League Baseball dedicated the first game of the World Series to America’s veterans.

Oct. 22, 2014

Early HPV Vaccination Protects Those at Risk, Official Says

Immunization at a young age against the human papilloma virus can protect those who are typically infected in the United States –- military- or college-age young adults –- from cancer.

Oct. 22, 2014

Hagel, Italian Defense Minister Discuss ISIL Operations

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called Italian Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti to discuss planned Italian contributions to the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Oct. 22, 2014

One Airdrop to Kurds Fighting in Kobani Intercepted

One bundle of weapons and medical supplies airdropped by U.S. forces to Kurdish fighters in Syria most likely fell into enemy hands, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Oct. 22, 2014

Airstrikes Continue in Support of Operation Inherent Resolve

U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria using fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct six airstrikes, U.S. Central Command officials reported.

Oct. 22, 2014

Face of Defense: Airmen Support Ebola Operations

As service members travel to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, Ramstein Air Base continues to establish itself as a power projection platform for Europe and Africa.

Oct. 22, 2014

Dempsey Says Combating Ebola a National Security Priority

In a video message to the force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called the fight against Ebola in West Africa a U.S. national security priority and said the health and safety of American service members deployed to the region will be safeguarded.

Oct. 22, 2014

Hagel Meets With Israeli Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to Israel's security during a meeting with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya’alon at the Pentagon.

Oct. 21, 2014

Airstrikes Help Ground Forces Take Fight to ISIL, Spokesman Says

Kurdish forces are in control of the majority of the Syrian city of Kobani despite efforts by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant to take the town, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said.

Oct. 21, 2014

Travel Regulation Changes Affect PCS Moves, Travelers

Big changes are happening with the Joint Travel Regulations, and they could affect your next permanent-change-of-station move or how you are reimbursed for temporary duty.

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