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Oct. 13, 2017

DoD Announces Policies Affecting Foreign Nationals Entering Military

The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, the DoD’s chief of accessions said.

Oct. 6, 2017

Navy Participates in STEM Event at Rio Grande Valley Campus

Sailors participated in Student Leadership Day and Latina Day during this week's observance of Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week on the campus of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

Oct. 1, 2017

DoD Continues to Provide More Response Capacity to Puerto Rico

The Defense Department is deploying more response capacity to Puerto Rico to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s need for a commodities distribution network able to reach isolated communities and sustained medical support for the island’s residents, a Pentagon spokesman said in a statement.

Sept. 29, 2017

DoD Continues Support in Hurricane-Ravaged Areas

The Defense Department is continuing relief operations in areas of the Caribbean Sea, including Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and on the island of Dominica, which were stricken by hurricanes in recent weeks, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Sept. 26, 2017

Daughter Dashes Off with Daddy’s Medals at 2017 Invictus Games

A medically retired Navy petty officer said having his family here to watch him compete at his first Invictus Games means everything to him.

Sept. 20, 2017

Face of Defense: Marine Works Hard to Stay Fit at Sea

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Cary Chase enjoys being physically fit and to stay fit she regularly uses the gym aboard the Navy's amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard. Chase’s passion for fitness has also won her three bodybuilding competitions in gyms from Tokyo to Okinawa, Japan.

Sept. 15, 2017

Navy to Christen Amphibious Assault Ship Tripoli

The Navy will christen its newest America-class amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli, during a ceremony in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Sept. 13, 2017

Navy Leads International Effort to Deploy Buoys Into the Arctic Ocean

The Navy is leading a joint mission to collect weather and oceanographic data to enhance forecasting and environmental models, thereby reducing operational risk for assets in the Arctic.

Sept. 12, 2017

Pentagon Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Relief Operations

The Defense Department has begun hurricane response operations in Florida as approximately 10,000 DoD personnel continue to support relief efforts in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Sept. 9, 2017

DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

The Defense Department continues its response to destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean locales, while posturing forces to support the response to Hurricane Irma in Florida, a DoD spokesman said.

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