May 31, 2015
Coalition Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
May 30, 2015
Carter Discusses Security Issues With Asia-Pacific Defense Leaders
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with a several defense leaders from Asia-Pacific nations and discussed various issues related to mutual security and cooperation in the region, according to several DoD news releases.
Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Carter: Asia-Pacific Will Continue to ‘Rise’ With Strong Security Architecture
A strong and inclusive security architecture is key to ensuring the opportunity for the Asia-Pacific region to continue to rise, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
May 29, 2015
DoD Launches Review of Lab Procedures Involving Anthrax
The Defense Department is launching a comprehensive review of its laboratory procedures, processes and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax.
President Proclaims June as LGBT Pride Month
The federal government, including the Defense Department, is leading by example to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens “are judged by the quality of their work, not by who they love,” President Barack Obama said.
Odierno: Army End Strength Issue Still Unsettled
When the Army's chief of staff retires this August, one thing he'll be leaving for his successor is the unfinished business of how big the Army will be.
Carter Joins Facebook
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will be able to personally communicate with nearly three million service members and civilians on the social media platform, Pentagon officials said in a statement.
Army Pacific Helps Nations Cope With Natural Disasters
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii —
A series of disaster management exercises and exchanges called Pacific Resilience is key to helping partner armies and various nations respond and rebound more independently after natural disasters.
Airstrikes Deny ISIL Forces Tactical Advantages