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Oct. 15, 2018

Stoltenberg, Scaparrotti Talk Deterrence Aboard Aircraft Carrier USS Truman

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe and commander of U.S. European Command, participated in a news conference aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The carrier is participating in Exercise Trident Juncture 18, the largest NATO exercise since the 1980s. The exercise will be held Oct. 25-Nov. 7.

Oct. 12, 2018

Dunford Praises Service Members’ Accomplishments at Boston Event

The U.S. military is an honorable and respected profession and a way for Americans to serve something larger than themselves, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Boston.

Oct. 11, 2018

Bells of Peace and the End of the War to End All Wars

The United States World War One Centennial Commission wants all Americans to remember the sacrifices of those killed in World War I and participate in the Bells for Peace program on Nov. 11.

Oct. 9, 2018

Newman’s Own Distributes $200K to 5 Vets Organizations

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the annual Newman's Own Foundation award ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, where $200,000 was awarded to five veterans support organizations.

Oct. 9, 2018

Democracy Providing Stability, Security in the Hemisphere, Mattis Says in Mexico

Democracy is succeeding in Latin America and can be a beacon to the rest of the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico.

Oct. 8, 2018

Passing the Decanter, the U.S. Naval Academy Way

The reign of the Naval Academy’s Class of 1978 is over as Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd passed the Old Goat Award decanter to Vice Adm. Bill Lescher during a ceremony at the Navy Yard.

Oct. 7, 2018

NATO’s Trident Juncture Exercise Tests Deterrence Capabilities

The world’s preeminent defensive alliance is readying to demonstrate its capabilities in its largest exercise since 2002 with Exercise Trident Juncture, said Navy Adm. James Foggo, the commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command in Italy.

Oct. 5, 2018

Disabled Employees’ Achievements Recognized at Pentagon Ceremony

Twenty-five personnel received Department of Defense Disability Achievement and Recognition Awards at a Pentagon ceremony.

Oct. 4, 2018

U.S. Could Help Pacific Allies Build Capabilities, Navy Undersecretary Says

The United States can help Pacific island nations with security needs, Navy Undersecretary Thomas B. Modly told the Defense Writers Group in Washington.

Oct. 4, 2018

Centcom Commander Discusses Regional Hotspots

Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Iran are just a few of the hotspots the commander of U.S. Central Command spoke about as he discussed the range of operations in the area during a Pentagon news conference.

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