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Secretary, Australian Counterpart Discuss Defense Partnership Video | Flickr Album | Special Report

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge process service members evacuated from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, in anticipation of Hurricane Maria, Sept. 17, 2017.  Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryre Arciaga
National Guard Plans Relief Efforts as Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico Story | Special Report

The ballistic missile submarine USS Tennessee transits on the surface of the Atlantic Ocean during a routine strategic deterrent patrol, July 12, 2017. Tennessee is one of six Ohio-class submarines stationed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga, providing the most survivable leg of the strategic deterrence triad for the United States. DoD photo by Navy Lt. Joe Painter
Stratcom Commander Discusses 21st Century Strategic Deterrence Story

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks during the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference at National Harbor, Md., Sept. 20, 2017. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
DoD Lines of Effort Include Building a More Lethal Force, Mattis Says Story | Flickr Album | Full Event Video

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after a visit to Train, Advise, Assist Command in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, June 28, 2017. Gen. Dunford traveled throughout the country meeting with U.S., coalition, and Afghan leaders. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann
Chairman’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Leads by Example Story

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stands with Romanian Defense Minister Mihai-Viorel Fifor at the Pentagon,  Sept. 19, 2017.  DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
Secretary Praises Romania for Defense Partnership Story | Transcript | DoD News Video | Flickr Album | Special Report

An RC-135V/W Rivet Joint aircraft receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, Aug. 14, 2017. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

Florida National Guardsmen from 1-124th Infantry Regiment unload pallets of bottled water at a distribution point in Key West, Fla., Sept. 15, 2017. The Guardsmen were deployed to Key West to aid in recovery from Hurricane Irma. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher M. Yaw
National Guard Chief Observes Troops in Action Amid Hurricane Damage, Wildfires Story | Special Report
Iraqi Forces Make Strong Start in Offensive to Liberate Tal Afar Video | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
U.S., Coalition 'Steadfast' With Iraq for ISIS Defeat, Secretary Says Story | Full Event Video | Transcript | Flickr | Special Report | Travels

An Air Force E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, Aug. 3, 2017. The JSTARS is an airborne battle management, command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform, with a primary mission to provide theater ground and air commanders with ground surveillance to support attack operations and targeting that contributes to the delay, disruption and destruction of enemy forces. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis walks with Prince Faisal of Jordan to a bilateral meeting in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis, Jordanian Leaders Discuss ISIS Fight, Security Story | Flickr Album | Transcript | Special Report | Travels

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks about a new strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy During Address Story | Full Event Video | Speech | Secretary's Statement | Flickr Album
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talks with Iraqi Defense Minister Arfan al-Hayali during a visit to Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis Praises Defeat-ISIS Efforts in Meetings With Iraqi Leaders Story | Flickr Album | Special Report | Travels

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