Dec. 31, 2014
Pentagon Confirms Death of High-ranking al-Shabab Militant
Pentagon officials confirmed that a high-ranking member of the al-Shabab militant group in Somalia was killed in a Dec. 29 airstrike.
Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Face of Defense: Pilot Reflects on Training Afghan Air Force
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. —
Air Force Maj. Mary Clark, a UH-1N Huey helicopter instructor pilot, recalls her deployment to Afghanistan where she trained Afghan military helicopter pilots.
Dec. 30, 2014
Face of Defense: Food Inspector Keeps Troops Safe in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia —
Army Spc. Rysper Sirma, a food inspector, has received senior-level praise for her efforts as part of Operation United Assistance in Liberia.
Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists
Dec. 29, 2014
Indonesia Requests U.S. Help in Search for Missing Aircraft
The Indonesian government has requested U.S. assistance in the search for AirAsia Flight 8501, according to a Defense Department statement.
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent resolve officials reported.
Face of Defense: Dreams Come True for Italian Airman
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. —
Dimas Bernacchia, who was born in Italy, now lives his dream by serving as an American airman.
Nations to Share Info on North Korean Nuke, Missile Threats
The South Korean and Japanese defense ministries and the U.S. Defense Department have finalized a trilateral information-sharing arrangement concerning threats posed by North Korea.
Dec. 28, 2014
Battaglia Praises Military Medical System at Military Bowl Festivities
ANNAPOLIS, Md. —
Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, praised military medicine during festivities for the 2014 Military Bowl.