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Oct. 7, 2014

Rodriguez Pledges Every Effort to Protect Military From Ebola

Everything possible will be done to mitigate the risks of exposure to Ebola by U.S. military personnel deployed to Liberia, the commander of U.S. Africa Command said.

Oct. 7, 2014

DoD Seeks Next-generation Technologies, Kendall Says

DoD is starting a research and development initiative intended specifically to deliver technologies capable of providing the next generation of dominance on the battlefield, Frank Kendall said.

Oct. 6, 2014

Services Continue Strong Fiscal Year Recruiting Through August

All four active services met or exceeded their numerical accession goals for fiscal year 2014 through August.

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.

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