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Jan. 15, 2017
Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Jan. 14, 2017
Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Jan. 13, 2017
DoD Announces Robotics Manufacturing Institute Award Recipient
Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, announced the Defense Department’s award of its eighth department-led institute and the 14th Manufacturing USA institute to American Robotics Inc. of Pittsburgh.
Work Receives Praise, DoD Distinguished Public Service Award
Defense Secretary Ash Carter presented Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work with the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Defense Department’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony at the Pentagon.
DoD Officials Hail Iraqi Forces’ Progress in Eastern Mosul
Iraqi forces reached the Nineveh governorate and counsel buildings in eastern Mosul and raised the Iraqi flag there, according to Elissa Slotkin, the acting assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs.
Iraqi Forces Secure Key Buildings in East Mosul
The Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service has raised the Iraqi flag above the Nineveh governorate and counsel buildings at Mosul University on the east side of the city, according to a Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve news release.
DoD Opens Online Exchange Shopping to Veterans
The Defense Department announced that veterans will soon be able to shop online at military exchanges.
Face of Defense: Sailor Endures Life’s Ups and Downs
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Hilliard Kelly III, a personnel service manager with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, grew from the lessons he learned during a difficult childhood and found success in the Navy.
Navy, Marine Corps ‘Significantly Stronger’ Today, Navy Secretary Says
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told an audience he is particularly proud of reversing the decline in the size of the fleet, also noting that the Navy has dramatically driven down the cost of every type of ship and did not increase the ship building budget at the expense of air power.
Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.