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DoD Continues Round-the-Clock Support Following Hurricanes in Caribbean

1 hour 43 min ago
The federal government's priority is continuing to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining resources to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of recent hurricanes in the Caribbean Sea, a Pentagon spokesman said.

DoD: U.S. Seeks Only Peaceful Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

2 hours 19 min ago
The United States seeks only the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the end of threatening actions or provocations by North Korea, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters.

Missouri Guardsmen to Support Virgin Islands Relief Effort

2 hours 44 min ago
The Missouri Army National Guard has sent helicopters and crews to the Virgin Islands to assist with hurricane response efforts including search and rescue and aerial reconnaissance.

Mattis Travels to India to Emphasize 'Enduring U.S. Commitment'

3 hours 2 min ago
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling to India to underscore the enduring U.S. commitment to its strategic partner, Defense Department officials said.

Air Guard Assists With Receiving Area for Hurricane Relief Responders

4 hours 36 min ago
Waves of first responders and their families shuffled through a 165th Airlift Wing reception center in Georgia as part of Hurricane Maria relief processing and operations.

Face of Defense: Fort Bragg Soldier Recalls Personal Hurricane Experience

7 hours 7 min ago
Vincent Dupree was a 22-year-old security guard at Miami's Cutler Ridge Mall when Hurricane Andrew roared through South Florida in 1992. Now an Army staff sergeant, Dupree said the Category 5 storm hit with little warning. Dupree has returned to the Sunshine State to support relief missions after Hurricane Irma, which struck Miami as a Category 4 hurricane.

Medically Retired Soldier Encourages Others to ‘Just Try’

7 hours 39 min ago
Whether it’s adding another medal to his collection or meeting his comrades for another friendly competition on the tennis or basketball courts this week, Roosevelt Anderson, a medically retired U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant, said he looked forward to competing at the third Invictus Games in Toronto.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

8 hours 6 min ago
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Utah Airmen Work to Restore Communications in Virgin Islands

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 10:14
Members of the Utah Air National Guard deployed to the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma to provide critical communications capabilities and continued the mission following Hurricane Maria.

Third Invictus Games Adaptive Sports Competition Kicks Off in Toronto

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 09:32
Competitors, celebrities, royalty and spectators came together in Toronto to kick off the 2017 Invictus Games where more than 550 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from 17 nations will compete in 12 sporting events.

U.S. Bombers, Fighter Escorts Fly Over Waters East of North Korea

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:19
Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea today, the chief Pentagon said in a statement announcing the mission.

Strikes Continue in Effort to Defeat ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 08:26
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Military Officials Outline Hurricane Relief Efforts

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:10
The numerous natural disasters of the past couple of weeks have cut a wide swath across the United States from Florida and the Caribbean region to the West Coast, deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve said.

National Guard Assets Support Communications During Natural Disasters

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:37
After communication systems in hurricane-affected areas of the Gulf Coast and American territories in the Caribbean were decimated, a decade-old National Guard asset that eliminates communication gaps was activated, according to National Guard officials.

Africom-Led Forum Discusses Women’s Roles in Global Security, Peacemaking

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:14
Africa’s women are disproportionately the victims of their continent’s armed conflicts, but they have also been increasingly leading the way in recent years in ending conflicts and negotiating peace.

Poland, a Valued NATO Member, Leads by Example, Mattis Says

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:38
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomed his Polish counterpart, Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, to the Pentagon to discuss strengthening the two countries’ military relationship, defense capabilities and NATO interoperability.

Oklahoma Sailors Partner With Habitat for Humanity During Navy Week

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:18
More than 35 sailors assigned to the Navy’s Commander Strategic Communications Wing 1 based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, helped with the construction of a new home as part of a Habitat for Humanity project.

Soldiers Practice Interoperability During Exercise Bright Star

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:47
American and Egyptian soldiers partnered to practice interoperability during the Bright Star 2017 military exercise held in Egypt.

Face of Defense: Marine Retains Ultimate Tactical Athlete Title

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:41
Marine Corps Sgt. Ethan Mawhinney, a Pittsburgh native and a Marine Air-Ground Task Force planner with Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, successfully defended his championship title at the Marine Corps’ third annual HITT Tactical Athlete Competition held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 28-31.

Military Strikes Target ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:54
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 21 strikes consisting of 58 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.