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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks to troops in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Sept. 28, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis Discusses Niger Operation, Asks Media to Stop Second-Guessing Story | Transcript

Dana White, assistant to the defense secretary for public affairs, and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., director of the Joint Staff, brief reporters at the Pentagon, Oct. 19, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Raqqa Close to Liberation as ISIS ‘Caliphate’ Crumbles, DoD Spokesperson Says Story | Full Event Video | Related Story | Special Report

A soldier speaks with two Egyptian soldiers during the command-post exercise portion of Bright Star 2017 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt, Sept. 15, 2017. Bernhard is an operations officer assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Secretary, Egyptian Counterpart Discuss Security Issues Story | Photos

Navy Ensign Tilghman McCabe, left, reads through surface fire scenarios in the combat information center aboard the USS Curtis Wilbur during Valiant Shield 2016 in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 13, 2016. McCabe is a gunnery officer. The biennial Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise focuses on sustaining joint forces at sea, in the air, on land and in cyberspace. The Wilbur is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ellen Hilkowski
Department Just One Piece of Cybersecurity Puzzle, DoD Official Says Story | Special Report

Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft conduct a mission with the South Korean air force over the Korean Peninsula, Sept. 18, 2017. The forces conducted the mission in response to North Korea's intermediate range ballistic missile launch Sept. 14. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steven Schneider
Pacom Senior Enlisted Leader Discusses Region's Network of Allies Story | Special Report

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashtyn Foster wears heat stress testing equipment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf, Sept. 4, 2017. The Nimitz is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Kinkead
Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS Story | Special Report

Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan speaks at a Vietnam War commemoration event, which featured a screening of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's documentary "The Vietnam War," at the Pentagon, Oct. 17, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Shanahan Hosts Vietnam War Commemoration Story | Flickr Album
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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