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Mattis Commends Norway’s Commitment to Global Peace, Security 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:35:00 GMT
In meetings with Norway's foreign affairs and defense ministers, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis hailed the strong bond between the United States and Norway and commended the Nordic nation for its commitment to global peace and security.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis shakes hands with his Norwegian counterpart.

Mattis Reaffirms ‘Unbreakable’ Bond, Enduring Commitment to Europe 

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:04:00 GMT
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis reaffirmed the “unbreakable trans-Atlantic bond” between the United States and Europe during the U.S.-Adriatic Charter defense ministers meeting in Zagreb, Croatia.
Defense Secretary Mattis speaks at U.S.-Adriatic Charter defense ministers meeting.

Army Chooses Austin as Site for Futures Command Headquarters 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:03:00 GMT
Austin, Texas, will be the location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Army Futures Command, which will shepherd development of the service's six modernization priorities, Army officials announced at a Pentagon news conference.
Mobile rocket launcher fires during a test.

Exercise Sea Breeze 2018 Kicks Off in Ukraine 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:36:00 GMT
The 18th iteration of Sea Breeze, an exercise designed to enhance interoperability among participating nations and strengthen regional security, kicked off following opening ceremonies in Odessa and Shiroky Lan training range, Ukraine.
Ukrainian admiral briefs Exercise Sea Breeze participants.

Coalition Partner Captures 11 ISIS Fighters in Southern Syria 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:55:00 GMT
The Maghawir al-Thowra, an Operation Inherent Resolve partner force in Syria, detained 11 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters inside the deconfliction zone in southern Syria.
Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. DoD Graphic

FBI Helps Marshall Center Counterterrorism Network Stop Future Attacks 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:39:00 GMT
A husband and wife team from the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force trained the Marshall Center’s counterterrorism network how to investigate and collect evidence from terrorism sites to help prevent future terror attacks.
FBI special agents teach an international class about terrorism.

Mattis Discusses Defense Relationship With Croatian Leaders 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:01:00 GMT
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Croatia's prime minister and president to reaffirm the importance of a long-term defense relationship between the United States and Croatia.
Operation Atlantic Resolve

Coalition, Iraqi Artillery Support Operation Roundup 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:41:00 GMT
South of Sinjar, Iraq, near the Syrian border, Iraqi and coalition troops lived and worked side by side for more than a month as they shelled Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists in Syria.
Operation Inherent Resolve special graphic

Coalition Medical Training Saves Iraqi Lives 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:17:00 GMT
Medical training that coalition forces provide to their Iraqi partners saves lives, and it is on track to save more.
Soldier poses for photo in Iraq.

Face of Defense: Navy Corpsman Serves to Help Others 

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:10:00 GMT
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin O’Neal Reynard Jr. was raised poor with few opportunities and credits the military for giving him the chance to serve others, earn a college degree and achieve his lifelong dreams.
A sailor poses for a photo in front of a medical clinic.


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