Feb. 29, 2016
Watch Live at 1:30 p.m. EST: Work to Speak at Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is scheduled to make remarks during a ceremony March 1 to induct Medal of Honor recipient Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr. into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. Watch the event live here.
President Awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL for Hostage Rescue Heroism
President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor to Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr., making him the sixth Navy SEAL in history to receive the U.S. military’s highest honor.
Carter Seeks Increased Ties with West Coast Tech Community
As part of efforts to strengthen the Defense Department against future threats, Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to the West Coast to meet with leaders in the tech community.
Carter: Cease-Fire in Syria Could Be 'First Step' in Ending Civil War
The cessation of hostilities in Syria could be a "first step" in ending Syria's civil war, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a Pentagon news conference.
Defense Officials Discuss Flight Safety With Russian Counterparts
Defense Department officials and their Russian counterparts discussed the ongoing implementation of a memorandum on flight safety over Syrian airspace, the Pentagon press secretary said.
Carter Highlights Momentum in ISIL Fight
Significant gains in Iraq and Syria illustrate that the effort to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is gaining momentum, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a Pentagon news conference.
Dunford: Counter-ISIL Shaping Operations Have Begun in Mosul
Operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have begun in Mosul, Iraq, and the U.S. will increase support to Iraqi forces, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
DTRA Scientists Develop Cloud-Based Biosurveillance Ecosystem
The Departments of Defense and Homeland Security are developing a system that lets epidemiologists scan the planet for anomalies in disease prevalence and warn of coming pandemics.
DoD Military Spouse Employment Partnership Reaches Milestone
More than 300 employers are now part of an employment and career partnership connecting military spouses to organizations and companies that have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses in portable careers.
Face of Defense: Aerographer’s Duties Go Beyond Predicting Weather
ABOARD USS BONHOMME RICHARD —
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Mulholland is a meteorological and oceanographic expert who provides crucial data to help the USS Bonhomme Richard's captain make decisions on movements and tactics.