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DoD Leaders Encourage Women Seeking Information Technology Careers 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:14:00 GMT
Two senior Defense Department officials shared their paths to success with other women aspiring to succeed in the information technology field during a Women in the Department of Defense Luncheon hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.

NATO Trends Heading Up, Annual Report Shows 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:01:00 GMT
NATO has stepped up recrafting deterrence and defense, and the alliance’s annual report for 2017 shows that the trend lines for the alliance are up, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

Mattis Describes Middle East Trip as Successful In Building Unity 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:41:00 GMT
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said collaboration, the spirit of shared understanding and unity highlighted his meetings with leaders in Oman, Afghanistan and Bahrain during his recent Middle East trip.

Defense Official Discusses Security Cooperation Reform 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:32:00 GMT
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency plays a role in the new National Security Strategy, and is working to reform its efforts within the security cooperation enterprise, Army Lt. Gen. Charles W. Hooper, agency director, said.

Eucom Commander Discusses Counteracting Russian Disinformation 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:05:00 GMT
Russia is using all aspects of government power to overthrow the existing international rules-based infrastructure and especially trying to subvert NATO, Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. European Command, said.

Medical Examiner System Personnel Train in Operation Joint Recovery 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:53:00 GMT
More than 200 active duty and reserve service members and personnel from the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System participated in Operation Joint Recovery at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The Defense Department mortuary affairs exercise involved search and recovery missions in tactical and nontactical environments, operating a mortuary affairs contaminated remains mitigation site, and establishing and operating a mortuary affairs collection point and a theater mortuary evacuation point.

Special Operations Forces Exercise in Arctic Conditions 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:46:00 GMT
More than 1,500 U.S. military personnel from 20-plus units trained in arctic conditions in Alaska as part of the Arctic Edge 2018 exercise.

Officials Report Details of Latest Defeat-ISIS Strikes in Syria, Iraq 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:56:00 GMT
Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continued to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq between March 9-15, conducting 23 strikes consisting of 37 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Face of Defense: Combatives Instructor Began Breaking Barriers in High School 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:38:00 GMT
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Heather Perez, a combatives instructor with the New Jersey Air National Guard, was a cheerleader in high school when she decided to try out for the school's football team. She made the team as a kicker before moving to safety on defense, and has been breaking barriers ever since.

U.S. Aircraft Crashes in Western Iraq 

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:12:00 GMT
Combined Joint Task Force Inherent Resolve officials said that a U.S. HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter that crashed in western Iraq does not appear to be a result of enemy activity.


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