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Oct. 16, 2014

Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria

U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, conducting 14 airstrikes, Centcom officials reported.

Oct. 16, 2014

Face of Defense: Guard Soldier Aids Comrades Beyond Battlefield

Tennessee National Guard Army Staff Sgt. Pamela Pugh responded to pleas for help from two fellow soldiers who were homeless and in dire need of aid.

Oct. 15, 2014

ISIL Forces Concentrating Around Kobani, Official Says

Airstrikes around the Syrian border town of Kobani have increased because of an influx of terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the Pentagon Press Secretary said.

Oct. 15, 2014

Kirby: Hagel Concerned About Treatment of Personnel Exposed to Iraqi Chemical Weapons

The Pentagon says about 20 U.S. military personnel were exposed to chemical weapons remnants from the Iran-Iraq war while on patrol after the fall of Saddam Hussein.

Oct. 15, 2014

Hagel Praises Army’s Strength, Resilience

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel commended the Army for its contributions to national defense and noted that demand for the things the Army does will not diminish.

Oct. 15, 2014

DoD Recognizes Commitment to Prevent Sexual Assault

The Defense Department honored exceptional groups and individuals from each military component who contributed an innovative idea or approach to positively impact sexual assault prevention and response programs.

Oct. 15, 2014

Centcom Designates Ops Against ISIL as ‘Inherent Resolve’

U.S. military operations in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists have been designated as Operation Inherent Resolve, U.S. Central Command officials announced.

Oct. 15, 2014

Pacific Pathways Increases Readiness Through Partnership

The “Pacific Pathways” concept is an innovative approach to increasing Army readiness through partnership, said Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the commander of U.S. Army Pacific.

Oct. 15, 2014

Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Targets in Iraq, Syria

U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, conducting five airstrikes in Iraq and 18 airstrikes in Syria, U.S. Central Command officials reported.

Oct. 15, 2014

Face of Defense: Soldier Pulls Grenade From Man’s Leg

An explosive ordnance disposal soldier removed a grenade from a man's leg in an ambulance outside of the University of Alabama Hospital.

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