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John P. Roth, performing duties as the DoD comptroller, and Army Lt. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi, the Joint Staff's director of force structure, resources and assessment, brief reporters at the Pentagon on the president's fiscal year 2018 defense budget request, May 23, 2017. The pair said the request helps to rebuild readiness and balances the military between current operations and future needs. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
Budget Request Allows DoD to Get Ready, Balanced, More Lethal Story | News Release | Transcript | Video | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signs a joint statement with other defense leaders after hosting the third North American Defense Ministerial meeting at the Pentagon, May 22, 2017. From left to right are Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, Mattis, Mexican Defense Secretary Gen. Cienfuegos Zepedas and Mexico's secretary of navy, Adm. Vidal Soberón. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
North American Defense Leaders Agree on Need for Community, Cooperation Story

Air commandos from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron fulfill their duties at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 7, 2016. The 4th AMU works on the AC-130U Spooky gunship. The AC-130's main mission is to provide close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance and was used in the May 22, 2017, counterterrorism raid against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in the Marib governorate of Yemen. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain
Pentagon Spokesman Describes U.S. Raid in Yemen Story | Related Story

John Roth, left, acting undersecretary of defense, comptroller and chief financial officer and Army Lt. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi, director, Force Structure, Resources and Assessment, Joint Staff, brief reporters at the Pentagon on President Donald J. Trump's fiscal year 2018 Defense Department budget request, May 23, 2017.
FY2018 Defense Budget Proposal Seeks to Balance Current, Future Needs Story | Army Briefing | Navy Briefing | Air Force Briefing | Missile Defense Agency Briefing | Special Report

Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilots fly near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, April 5, 2017. The pilots are assigned to the 7th Infantry Division's Task Force, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade.The unit is preparing to support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and Resolute Support. Army photo by Capt. Brian Harris
Intel Chief Outlines Top Military Threats Story | Full Event Video | Special Report

Service Officials Detail Cybersecurity Capabilities, Priorities Video | Special Report

An Australian air force F/A-18 Super Hornet refuels from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, Feb. 22, 2017. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew B. Fredericks
Counter-ISIS Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report
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