Oct. 11, 2014
U.S. Continues Strikes on ISIL, Drops Supplies to Iraqi Troops
TAMPA, Fla. —
U.S. forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria and conducted several airdrops of supplies for Iraqi security forces at the request of the Iraqi government, U.S. Central Command officials reported.
Hagel Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Partnership With Colombia
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to its strategic relationship with Colombia, noting that as the South American nation moves toward ending a half century of conflict, it will become an increasingly important player on the world stage.
Oct. 10, 2014
Kendall Encouraged by U.S.-India Defense Trade Progress
A senior DoD official discussed the Defense Trade and Technology Initiative and its impact on U.S.-India military-to-military relations.
Navy to Commission Amphibious Assault Ship America
The U.S. Navy will commission its newest amphibious assault ship, the USS America, during Fleet Week in San Francisco.
Airstrikes Target ISIL in Syria and Iraq
U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Central Command officials reported.
Face of Defense: Troops Support Breast Cancer Awareness
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras —
For the second year in a row, members assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras donned pink attire to participate in the air base’s "Think Pink 5K" run in support of breast cancer awareness.
TRICARE Delays Change in Autism Reimbursement to April
TRICARE has delayed until April a 46-percent reduction in the reimbursement level for some autism services while it awaits the results of an independent assessment.
Coast Guard Executive Celebrates Hispanic Heritage
Gladys Brignoni, deputy commander of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Force Readiness Command, reflects on growing up in Puerto Rico.
Oct. 9, 2014
U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists, using bomber and attack aircraft to conduct a total of eleven airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.
Operation Homefront Seeks Military Child of Year Nominations
Operation Homefront is seeking nominations for the 2015 Military Child of the Year Awards.