Dec. 28, 2014
Battaglia Praises Military Medical System at Military Bowl Festivities
ANNAPOLIS, Md. —
Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, praised military medicine during festivities for the 2014 Military Bowl.
Dec. 25, 2014
Hagel Calls Service Members on Christmas, Thanks Them for Service to Nation
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called service members taking part in U.S. operations around the world to wish them a Merry Christmas.
First Lady Participates in NORAD Tracks Santa Program, Answers Phone Calls From Kids
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —
First Lady Michelle Obama personally answered phone calls from children to discuss Santa's journey as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa program run by the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
Dec. 24, 2014
Senior Leaders Meet With Wounded Troops at CFI
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON —
The Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs visited with wounded service members at the Center for the Intrepid Dec. 19.
Yankees, USO Help Bring Christmas to Baghdad
BAGHDAD, Iraq —
More than 7,000 presents have been donated to service personnel deployed in Iraq by groups wanting to show their support for the troops during the holiday season.
Dec. 23, 2014
Thanking Service Members One Cupcake at a Time
The Washington, D.C.-based Georgetown Cupcake is donating 10,000 cupcakes to service members deployed overseas during the holidays.
Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and partner nations are keeping up attacks on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
Face of Defense: Army family receives basement make-over for Christmas
An Army staff sergeant received a huge Christmas surprise when he and his family discovered the basement of their Virginia home had been renovated thanks to Operation Homefront.
‘Armed With Science’ Recognized Among Top 50 National Blogs
The Defense Department’s “Armed with Science” blog has been honored for the second consecutive year as one of the nation’s top 50 “must-read” information technology blogs.
Defense.gov Launches 2014 Year-in-Review Microsites
The Defense Department launched its annual Year in Review and Year in Photos microsites on the Defense.gov home page.
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