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Summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy
DoD Official: National Defense Strategy Will Rebuild Dominance, Enhance Deterrence

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis greets President Donald J. Trump at the Pentagon, Jan. 18, 2018. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
President, Vice President Visit Pentagon

Army Sgt. Nathan Vaitautoiu high-fives a baby while visiting with her and her parents at a hospital in San Antonio, Jan. 2, 2018, during a 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl outreach event. Army photo by Sgt. Jonathan Fernandez
DoD Seeks to Connect With America Through ‘This Is Your Military’ Initiative

An Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle prepares to receive fuel from a 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker to support Operation Inherent Resolve from an undisclosed location, Oct. 6, 2017. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis conducts a town hall meeting at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Jan. 16, 2018. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy D. Wolff
Mattis Highlights Diplomatic Solution for North Korean Situation

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Czech Gen. Petr Pavel, center, the chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, responds to a question during a news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels after a meeting of the alliance’s Military Committee, Jan, 17, 2018. He is flanked by U.S. Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, the supreme allied commander for Europe, left, and Gen. Denis Mercier of the French air force, supreme allied commander for transformation. NATO photo
NATO Military Chiefs Discuss Strategic Environment’s Challenges

Researchers at the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, have developed a lightweight artificial hair sensor that mimics those used by natural fliers by using carbon nanotube forests grown inside glass fiber capillaries. The hairs are sensitive to air flow changes during flight, enabling quick analysis and response by agile fliers. Air Force photo
Defense Innovation Board Approves Recommendations At Quarterly Meeting
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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