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Dec. 10, 2014

President, First Lady Encourage Toys for Tots Donations

First Lady Michelle Obama reminded the public that time still remains to donate to Toys for Tots as she introduced her newest “helper,” President Barack Obama, during a toy sorting and packing drive.

Dec. 10, 2014

Fubini Award Honors Longtime Defense Science Board Member

Defense Undersecretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall presented the coveted 2014 Eugene G. Fubini Award to longtime Defense Science Board member Robert Stein in a Pentagon ceremony.

Dec. 9, 2014

Incirlik Provides Important NATO Capability

Readiness is the main mission for airmen stationed at sprawling Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey, said Air Force Col. Craig Wills, the commander of the 39th Air Base Wing.

Dec. 9, 2014

Hagel ‘Encouraged’ by Iraq’s Leaders, Progress in ISIL Fight

A meeting with Iraq’s leaders in Baghdad left Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel feeling encouraged by their progress and vision for the future.

Dec. 9, 2014

Hagel Expresses Gratitude to U.S. Troops in Kuwait

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel thanked U.S. troops and their families on behalf of all Americans for their sacrifice during the holiday season, and for carrying out an essential mission at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

Dec. 9, 2014

Campbell Says Afghans on Right Track for Security

Afghans look at what is happening in Iraq and are working to ensure their country does not go down that path, the commander of the International Security Assistance Force said.

Dec. 9, 2014

Campbell Says Afghanistan Vets Can Be Proud of Service

Coalition military and civilian members who served in Afghanistan can hold their heads high as the combat mission in the country ends, said the commander of the International Security Assistance Force.

Dec. 9, 2014

Hagel Visits Baghdad to Thank Troops, Receive Updates

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel thanked U.S. troops for their contributions to the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Dec. 9, 2014

Face of Defense: Marines, Japanese Students Share Culture

U.S. Marines participating in exercise Forest Light 15-1 in Japan visited with high school students in Kumamoto Prefecture.

Dec. 9, 2014

Pentagon Leaders Honor Excellence in Acquisition

The 2014 Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards were handed out during a Pentagon ceremony in which the department’s leadership honored those who through acquisition excellence, provide outstanding support to the warfighter.

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