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Jan. 5, 2015

Combined Joint Task Force Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL

U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Jan. 5, 2015

Official Reports Progress in Awareness of Human Trafficking

Defense Department awareness of slavery and human trafficking issues is paying off significantly because of mandatory employee training, the program manager for DoD’s Combating Trafficking in Persons program has reported.

Jan. 5, 2015

Face of Defense: Soldier Reunites With Birth Mother

For Army 2nd Lt. Jonathan Taylor, the choice to give back to his country by serving in the military brought the chance to meet the mother he never met and another mother he had always wanted.

Jan. 5, 2015

U.S. Military Begins Training Iraqi Forces to Take on ISIL

U.S. Forces are training Iraqi army recruits as part of the strategy by the U.S.-led coalition that is working with the Iraqi government to defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists.

Jan. 4, 2015

USS Fort Worth Joins Sampson in Search Efforts

The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth has joined the guided missile destroyer USS Sampson in the Java Sea to assist in the Indonesian-led international search effort for downed AirAsia Flight 8501, according to a U.S. 7th Fleet news release.

Jan. 4, 2015

Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

Six airstrikes struck Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria, and one airstrike hit ISIL terrorists in Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inheren Resolve officials reported.

Jan. 2, 2015

Troops Honored at NHL’s Winter Classic

Pre-game and intermission events at the National Hockey League’s outdoor Winter Classic were all about the troops at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

Jan. 2, 2015

Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria and Iraq

U.S. and partner-nation military airstrikes continued to hit Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq.

Jan. 2, 2015

Face of Defense: Chaplain Ministers to Soldiers in Liberia

Army Chaplain (Maj.) Alfred Grondski ministers to U.S. soldiers deployed to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance.

Dec. 31, 2014

Pentagon Confirms Death of High-ranking al-Shabab Militant

Pentagon officials confirmed that a high-ranking member of the al-Shabab militant group in Somalia was killed in a Dec. 29 airstrike.

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