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May 29, 2018

Dunford to Attend Pacom Command Change, Meet With Pacific Allies

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford will take advantage of U.S. Pacific Command’s upcoming change of command to meet with Pacific allies in Hawaii.

May 2, 2018

Investments Focus on More Lethal Force, Navy Secretary Says

The naval enterprise is investing in its people and capabilities to build a more lethal force in the age of great power competition, Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said during a Pentagon news briefing.

April 27, 2018

Face of Defense: Marine General, Former Drill Instructor Describe Unbroken Bond

The Marine Corps promises few things to its members: discipline, shared hardships and, for many, a fresh start. Among those promises is something else that many search for but not all find -- a lifelong brotherhood. This very bond is what Larry Stratton and Brig. Gen. Dimitri Henry, the Marine Corps’ director of intelligence, found in each other.

April 19, 2018

Army, Marine Corps Stress Importance of Ground Forces Modernization

Army and Marine Corps officials stressed to lawmakers in Washington the urgency in modernizing ground forces amid an increasingly challenging security environment.

April 5, 2018

DoD Extends Sympathy to Families of Service Members Killed in Separate Accidents

The Defense Department extends its deepest sympathies and prayers to the families and friends of the four Marines who died in a helicopter training accident in California and an Air Force Thunderbirds pilot who died in an F-16 crash in Nevada, a Pentagon spokesperson said.

March 30, 2018

Marine Corps Commandant Looks to Improve Readiness

The defense budget will allow the Marine Corps to accelerate its modernization efforts in aviation and increase the number of Marines in the cyber and information warfare sectors, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Neller said.

March 14, 2018

Military Officials Testify on Cybersecurity on Capitol Hill

The capacity, capabilities, sophistication and persistence of cyber threats against military networks are showing an upward trend, the commander of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command said while testifying before a Senate panel with other service cyber chiefs.

March 13, 2018

U.S. Marine Corps, Japanese K-9 Handlers Conduct Joint Training

U.S. Marines with Provost Marshal’s Office conducted joint dog training with members of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the Hiroshima Police headquarters.

March 6, 2018

Africom Continues Efforts for Stable, Secure Continent

U.S. Africa Command partners with nations to strengthen security forces and counter transnational threats while also responding to crises on the continent, Africom commander Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser told a House committee.

Feb. 26, 2018

Face of Defense: Marine Approaches 400-Hour Volunteer Milestone

Marine Corps Cpl. Kayla Soles, who's assigned to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., will soon have spent 400 hours volunteering over the course of her career. Through volunteering, Soles said she finds "my positive attitude, and it helps me connect with those who are like-minded.”

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