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December, 2017

Dec. 14, 2017

Autonomous Flight Technology to Provide Rapid Resupply for Marines

Cutting edge technology sponsored by the Office of Naval Research may one day enable the Marine Corps to resupply combat-deployed troops via unmanned aerial vehicles.

Dec. 14, 2017

Air Force Military Working Dogs Deter Trouble

At Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, military working dogs train in a variety of skills, including counter narcotics and explosives training, as well as combat techniques to bring human targets to the ground.

Dec. 14, 2017

Southcom Chief Marks 20th Year of Human Rights Initiative

Countries where human rights are promoted are stable and secure, and militaries that respect human rights and the rule of law are welcomed, not feared, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said during a Human Rights Initiative Conference.

Dec. 14, 2017

Haley Says Iran Must Stop Destabilizing Behavior

Standing in front of an Iranian rocket fired at an international airport in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Iran must stop all its destabilizing behavior.

Dec. 14, 2017

Face of Defense: Brothers End Guard Service in Joint Retirement Ceremony

Two brothers who deployed to Iraq together in 2005 marked the end of their service in the New York Army National Guard during a joint retirement ceremony at New York National Guard Headquarters. Lt. Col. Joseph Claus and his brother, Master Sgt. Leonard Claus, retired with a combined 63 years of service.

Dec. 14, 2017

DoD Shows Iranian Weapons as Proof of Tehran’s Duplicitous Ambitions

Lying in a hangar at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., is concrete proof that the Iranian regime is exporting arms to sow instability and promote violence throughout the Middle East.

Dec. 13, 2017

Congressional Support Needed for TBI Research, Doctor Says

The Defense Department’s director of military health policy and oversight said continued congressional support for traumatic brain injury treatment and diagnosis will enable further research, clinical innovations and focus on military readiness.

Dec. 13, 2017

U.S. Commanders Must Embrace Cyber, Special Ops Chief Says

Cyber capabilities are integral to everything the U.S. Special Operations Command does worldwide, Socom commander Army Gen. Raymond A. Thomas said at an Association of the U.S. Army discussion.

Dec. 13, 2017

Tech-Oriented Students Learn About DoD IT Opportunities

A group of about 60 high school students visited the Pentagon to learn about future employment opportunities with the Defense Department in the information technology field.

Dec. 13, 2017

Total Force Team Takes On Runway Repair Project

A team of 322nd Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron airmen spanning six specialties has taken on an extensive runway repair project to protect aircraft from potential foreign object damage -- known on flight lines as FOD.

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