April 18, 2017
Face of Defense: Navy Lieutenant Wants to Contribute as Cyber Warrior
YOKOSUKA, Japan —
Navy Lt. Brendan Geoghegan was selected for a prestigious, but technically demanding, three-year internship that would culminate in him graduating as one of the Defense’s Department’s leading computer networking experts.The information system security manager for U.S. 7th Fleet is among only 20 Navy applicants selected annually for the program.
April 17, 2017
U.S., South Korean Forces Partner to Feed Troops
POHANG, South Korea —
U.S. and South Korean service members worked together to feed troops to support Operation Pacific Reach Exercise 17 in Pohang, South Korea.
Face of Defense: Sailor Keeps Small-Town Values While Serving
ABOARD USS MESA VERDE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA —
Navy Fireman Ian Palmer, a gas turbine electrical systems technician, is proud of his small-town upbringing in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He is motivated by the responsibilities of taking care of his family and he applies the things he learned while growing up to his work in the Navy.
April 7, 2017
U.S. Strike Designed to Deter Assad Regime’s Use of Chemical Weapons
The Syrian airbase targeted in the U.S. missile strike is believed to be where Syrian President Bashar Assad regime aircraft took off for a deadly chemical attack against civilians, senior military officials told reporters at the Pentagon.
April 6, 2017
Trump Orders Missile Attack in Retaliation for Syrian Chemical Strikes
The United States fired Tomahawk missiles into Syria in retaliation for the regime of Bashar Assad using nerve agents to attack his own people.
U.S. Wants to Remain 'Partner of Choice' in Latin America
The United States wants to remain the "partner of choice" in Latin America by providing better options than other entities in the region, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, said in an interview with DoD News.
Southcom Chief: Command Focuses on Countering Threat Networks
Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, discussed issues from countering international threat networks to providing better barracks for service members assigned at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during a briefing at the Pentagon.
April 4, 2017
Transcom’s Commander Calls for Innovative Thinkers to Prepare for Future
Speaking at the Navy League's annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command called on future military leaders to think and lead differently to meet coming challenges.
Victim Advocates: Critical Members of Sexual Assault, Prevention Response
ATLANTIC OCEAN —
A Navy Sexual Assault and Prevention Response Program point of contact aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower said victim advocates go through an extensive interview process to be considered for the position.
March 30, 2017
Stable Funding Key to Recovering From Readiness Decline, DoD Officials Say
Defense Department officials told a Senate panel the services need money, manpower, time and consistency to recover military readiness and that DoD’s organic industrial infrastructure has suffered as a result of the Budget Control Act of 2011.