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Nov. 17, 2014

Centcom Officials Provide Inherent Resolve Airstrike Details

U.S. Central Command officials provided details of recent airstrikes that have targeted Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq.

Nov. 17, 2014

Hagel Thanks Campbell Troops for Anti-Ebola Efforts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel thanked troops at Fort Campbell, Ky., for making a “huge difference” in working to contain the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

Nov. 17, 2014

DoD to Highlight Warrior, Family Care at Rehabilitation Expo

The Defense Department will host a rehabilitation expo as part of Warrior Care Month as it continues to support wounded, ill and injured troops, their families and caregivers.

Nov. 16, 2014

Greenert Discusses Innovation at Defense Forum

Connecting with researchers and getting personnel involved in projects are ways to encourage innovation, the Chief of Naval Operations said at the Reagan National Defense Forum.

Nov. 16, 2014

Medal of Honor Recipient Says He’s ‘No Hero’ During Defense Forum

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, spoke during a panel discussion at the Reagan National Defense Forum about how he feels awkward at being labeled a 'hero.'

Nov. 16, 2014

Fiscal Crisis, Threats Test DoD Strategy, Readiness

The threat of sequestration and an era that has produced simultaneous global crises is challenging future military readiness and may prompt Defense Department leaders to rethink core strategies, defense leaders said at the 2014 Reagan National Defense Forum.

Nov. 15, 2014

Work, Canadian Minister Discuss Security Challenges

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and Canadian Deputy Defense Minister Richard Fadden discussed global security challenges and collaboration on counter-ISIL operations in Iraq.

Nov. 15, 2014

Dempsey Arrives in Baghdad for Anti-ISIL Campaign Talks

Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Baghdad, in an unannounced visit for talks with troops and with U.S. and Iraqi officials on the way ahead in the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Nov. 15, 2014

Hagel Announces New Defense Innovation, Reform Efforts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced a plan to harness the brightest minds and technology to change the way the department operates.

Nov. 15, 2014

Winnefeld Urges 'Reset' in National Security Balance

Sharp cuts and continued uncertainty in the U.S. defense budget have upset the strategic balance of the nation's security, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the Reagan National Defense Forum.

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