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Oct. 6, 2014

U.S., Partner Nations Strike ISIL in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and partner nations' military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria, U.S. Central Command officials reported.

Oct. 6, 2014

Face of Defense: Palau Native Marine Returns to Island Home

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Milton Donatus grew up on the island of Palau hearing stories of heroic U.S. Marines battling Japanese forces during World War II.

Oct. 6, 2014

Battaglia Discusses Veterans Issues With Officials in Atlanta

The senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with representatives of veterans service organizations and other officials to discuss ways to better serve veterans.

Oct. 5, 2014

Obama: ‘Move Heaven and Earth’ to Care for Disabled Vets

With the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, the nation commemorates for the first time the two battles disabled veterans have fought -- the battle “over there” and the battle at home -- the battle to recover, President Barack Obama said during the dedication ceremony.

Oct. 5, 2014

U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq, using fixed and rotary-wing aircraft to conduct a total of nine airstrikes in the two countries.

Oct. 5, 2014

Dempsey Lauds Warrior Games Competitors, Families

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff lauded wounded warriors and their families for participating in the Warrior Games.

Oct. 4, 2014

Obama Thanks Troops in Special Video

President Barack Obama released a special video for the Defense Department to thank troops for their dedicated service in Afghanistan, in the fight against ISIL in the Middle East and against Ebola in West Africa, and all the men and women who serve the nation in uniform.

Oct. 4, 2014

Navy Identifies Marine Lost at Sea

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command announced the death of a Marine who was supporting operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

Oct. 4, 2014

Winnefeld: Warrior Games Help Wounded to Overcome Adversity

The Warrior Games are important because they show America’s wounded warriors that ability conquers disability, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

Oct. 4, 2014

Rodriguez: Troops in Liberia Will Be Protected From Ebola

Soldiers deployed to Liberia to help with the Ebola outbreak will be monitored and screened before they go home, the commander of U.S. Africa Command said.

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