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Sept. 4, 2018

Dunford Gets Greek View of Regional Challenges

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed regional challenges with his counterpart, Greek navy Adm. Evangelos Apostolakis, Hellenic National Defense General Staff chief during a visit with defense officials in Athens, Greece.

Sept. 4, 2018

Marshall Center Course Highlights Combating Transnational Criminals

The Countering Transnational Organized Crime course emphasizes how transnational crime threatens international security and focuses on developing strategies to combat the activities of cartels, terrorists and transnational criminal organizations, the program’s director said.

Sept. 4, 2018

Face of Defense: Guard Soldier’s Experiences Put Her Ahead of Civilian Peers

A sergeant with the Idaho Army National Guard is in Thailand, supporting an infantry company, and is flying over the countryside in a Black Hawk helicopter. She also ate every bug a vendor was selling near the training site just to try something new.

Sept. 3, 2018

Dunford Arrives for Consults in Athens, Readies for Indian 2+2

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, traveled to Athens to meet with Greek defense officials before he heads to India to attend discussions with senior U.S. and Indian officials.

Sept. 3, 2018

Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIS Targets in Iraq, Syria

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Sept. 2, 2018

Miller Takes Over NATO, U.S. Commands in Afghanistan

Army Gen. Austin S. Miller assumed command of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan from Gen. John M. Nicholson during a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Sept. 1, 2018

McCain’s Life Celebrated at Washington National Cathedral

The nation bid farewell to Arizona Sen. John S. McCain -- former Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, war hero and Vietnam prisoner of war -- in a patriotic and emotional service at the Washington National Cathedral.

Aug. 31, 2018

Mattis, State Department Officials Meet With Middle East Representatives at the Pentagon

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and State Department officials discussed shared strategic objectives and regional security challenges with representatives from the Gulf Cooperation Council states and other nations at the Pentagon.

Aug. 31, 2018

Army Medics Test Skills at Competition in Germany

Soldiers from Regional Health Command Europe, 18th Military Police Brigade and 30th Medical Brigade, among others, tested their medical skills, physical fitness and basic soldier task skills during the four-day Best Medic Competition event in Germany.

Aug. 31, 2018

Maritime Pre-positioning Ships Squadron Conducts Group Sail with Guam Units

Maritime Pre-positioning Ships Squadron Three successfully conducted its third multiship training exercise, Group Sail, off the coast of Saipan, the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam.

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