U.S. soldiers and Iraqi Security Force fire a howitzer at known Islamic State of Iraq and Syria locations near the Iraqi-Syrian border, June 5, 2018. The soldiers are assigned to the 3rd Cavalry Regiment. Army photo by Spc. Anthony Zendejas IV
Coalition Kills ISIS Leader, Continues Progress in Iraq, Syria A coalition strike in Syria killed an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leader, further dismantling the group's access to reliable funding, and Iraqi forces captured suspected terrorists and seized a weapons and explosives cache in northern Iraq, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said. Story | Transcript | Full Event | Related Story | Special Report

Army Lt. Gen. Austin S. Miller testifies at his nomination hearing to be
general and commander, Resolute Support Mission and commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, June 19, 2018.
Afghanistan Effort Still Needed to Prevent Homeland Attacks, General Says The Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan is necessary to protect Americans from terror attacks on the homeland, Army Lt. Gen. Austin S. Miller, the nominee to be the mission’s next commander, said during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. Story | Full Event

Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks during the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s 2018 State Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., June 18, 2018. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann
Vice Chairman Discusses Building DoD Partnership With Humanitarian Agencies The Defense Department is a resource unlike any other in the world for aiding civilian agencies as they confront natural or man-made disasters, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said during a panel discussion on crisis response. Story | Full Event | Flickr Album

Transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses attend a job fair during the Transition Summit at Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 16, 2017. The fair included more than 125 employers and service organizations. Air Force photo by Mauricio Campino
Department Partners With LinkedIn, Offers Military Spouses Free Membership Military spouses soon will have access to a free LinkedIn premium membership, valid for one year, every time they have a permanent-change-of-station move. Story | Special Report

DoD Focus on the Indo-Pacific
DoD Halts Planning for Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise, Spokesperson Says Consistent with President Donald J. Trump's commitment to North Korea and in concert with South Korea, the U.S. military has suspended all planning for Ulchi Freedom Guardian, this August's defensive war game, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said. Story | Special Report

Saber Strike Tests U.S., NATO Capabilities, Cooperation More than 18,000 U.S. and NATO troops from 19 nations trained to build readiness and enhance interoperability at locations throughout the Baltic region during Exercise Saber Strike 2018. Video | Special Report

An F-22 Raptor supports Operation Inherent Resolve over the skies of Southwest Asia, May 16, 2018. The aircraft is assigned to the 94th Fighter Squadron at the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base. Air National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Lou Burton
Operation Roundup Hits ISIS Remnants in Iraq, Syria Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners have increased offensive activity against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in the Middle Euphrates River Valley throughout the months of May and June. Story | Related 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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