Sept. 11, 2017
The Nation Grieves With 9/11 Survivors, Trump Tells Pentagon Victims’ Families
Americans turned their sorrow “into an unstoppable resolve to achieve justice” in the names of the fallen, President Donald J. Trump said during the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial observance.
Mattis, Dunford Honor Pentagon’s Fallen, Survivors, Families 16 Years After 9/11
During a Pentagon remembrance on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Defense Department leaders honored those who died, the survivors and the families left behind.
Sept. 9, 2017
President Urges Vigilance as Irma Approaches Southern Florida
As Hurricane Irma approaches the coast of southern Florida, the federal government is working with state and local agencies to help save lives and assist those in need, President Donald J. Trump said in his weekly address to the nation.
Aug. 28, 2017
President Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana
President Donald J. Trump declared a state of emergency for Louisiana and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts from conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Harvey.
June 13, 2017
Vietnam Veteran to Receive Medal of Honor in White House Ceremony
President Donald J. Trump will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Spc. 5 James C. McCloughan for conspicuous gallantry during the Vietnam War in a July 31 ceremony at the White House.
April 20, 2017
President Signs Bill to Extend Veteran’s Choice Health Care Law
President Donald J. Trump signed the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act so military veterans can continue receiving health care in the civilian sector when care is not easily accessible from a Veterans Affairs Department provider.
Jan. 29, 2017
U.S. Service Member Killed in Raid on Terrorists in Yemen
A raid by U.S. forces in Yemen resulted in the deaths of an estimated 14 al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula terrorists, according to a U.S. Central Command news release. One U.S. service member died of wounds suffered in the raid, and three others were wounded.
Get the latest DOD News products delivered to your inbox.