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Sept. 17, 2015

Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Iraq, Syria

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.

Sept. 17, 2015

Carter Invites Israeli Defense Minister to Washington for Talks

Defense Secretary Ash Carter plans to host Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in late October for security talks here, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook told reporters.

Sept. 17, 2015

Face of Defense: Army Band Flutist Connects Through Music

Army Spc. Michael Kwak, a flutist in the Army Band, discovered his talent for and love of music when he was a teenager in California.

Sept. 17, 2015

Watch Live at 1 p.m. EDT: Press Secretary to Brief Reporters At Pentagon

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook is scheduled to brief reporters during a news conference at the Pentagon. Click here at 1 p.m. EDT for live coverage.

Sept. 17, 2015

Watch Live at 2 p.m. EDT: Secretary, Vice Chairman to Honor Train Attack Heroes

Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will honor the three men, including two U.S. service members, who stopped a gunman on a Paris-bound train outside of Brussels last month. Immediately following the ceremony, the three honorees will answer questions from the media. Click here at 2 p.m. EDT for live coverage.

Sept. 16, 2015

Massachusetts Guard Announces State Partnership With Kenya

The Massachusetts National Guard has been selected as the U.S. partner for the Republic of Kenya as part of the Defense Department’s State Partnership Program.

Sept. 16, 2015

'Continued Commitment' Needed in ISIL Fight, Defense Official Says

The coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has made gains, but it will take "more than the military campaign to be successful," the undersecretary of defense for policy said.

Sept. 16, 2015

Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Iraq, Syria

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.

Sept. 16, 2015

Carter: DoD Must Embrace Future to Remain Best Force

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the military must invest in the best technology and strategy to remain a superior force during remarks at the Air Force Association’s Air and Space Conference.

Sept. 16, 2015

USDA Veteran Initiatives Now Part of DoD’s Transition Assistance Program

Agriculture and farm business opportunities became the newest career training choices for transitioning service members.

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