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July 2, 2014

Face of Defense: Versatile Soldier Aids Mission Success

Afghanistan-deployed Army Sgt. Fabricio Granados said he uses the skills he has accrued over the years to support a cause that is bigger than himself.

July 2, 2014

Hagel Expresses Condolences to Israeli Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has expressed his condolences to Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon over the deaths of three Israeli teenagers kidnapped in the West Bank.

July 2, 2014

Deputy Secretary: Iftar Serves as Reminder of DoD Diversity

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work praised the diversity of the military and the thousands of Muslim Americans who work for the Defense Department during the Pentagon’s 16th annual iftar ceremony.

July 2, 2014

Secretary of Defense Calls ‘Secretary of Defense’

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called the U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard to thank him for the team's performance at the World Cup.

July 1, 2014

Dempsey Tells Troops to Grow in Jobs They Have

To be successful, service members need to grow in the jobs they have, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told soldiers during an all-hands call at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

July 1, 2014

Chairman: Epitome of ‘Jointness’ Values Separate Services

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told troops on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, that he favors retaining separate uniforms for the military services because they reflect the different views and experiences that help mold “jointness.”

July 1, 2014

Howard Becomes Navy’s First Woman to Reach Four-star Rank

Michelle Janine Howard became the first woman to attain the rank of four-star admiral in the Navy’s 238-year history during a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

July 1, 2014

World Faces Confused Security Environment, Chairman Says

The world faces a confused security environment but the United States can deal with it, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told troops at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

July 1, 2014

Face of Defense: Airman Brings Military Discipline to Cycling

Air Force Senior Airman David Flaten, who participated in the 2013 Conseil International du Sport Militaire cycling competition in Belgium as one of two active-duty cycling professionals for the Armed Forces Cycling Team, has set his sights on the Olympics.

July 1, 2014

Officials Release Support Tools for Post-concussion Sleep Issues

Officials at the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center released new clinical recommendations and support tools to assist in the identification and treatment of a sleep disturbance occurring in patients after a concussion.

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