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Former Army Medic Receives Medal of Honor President Donald J. Trump presented former Army Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House for his heroic actions in April 2008 as a Special Forces medic in Afghanistan. Video

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attends a session during the NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense Session in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 29, 2018. DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
NATO Defense Chiefs Build 360-Degree Defense on Maturing Framework, Dunford Says The recent NATO Military Committee Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, was so productive because the alliance chiefs of defense were able to build on the three-year framework put in place, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said. Story

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to British Army Gen. Sir Nicholas Carter, chief of the defense staff, prior to the start of a session during the NATO Military Committee Conference in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 29, 2018. DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Dunford Pleased DOD Enters Fiscal 2019 With Budget For the first time in a long time, the Defense Department entered the fiscal year with a budget, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said troops should be extremely pleased with the development. Story

The flags of NATO are on display during a meeting of the organization's chiefs of defense in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 29, 2018. DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Chiefs Recommit to NATO Missions, Look to Future Needs The NATO Military Committee reaffirmed the alliance's commitment to Afghanistan and Iraq and moved ahead with plans to restructure NATO to improve its military capabilities. Story

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis addresses National Guard leaders at the National Guard Association of the United States' 140th General Conference in New Orleans, Aug. 25, 2018. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill
Mattis to Meet With French Leaders, Attend NATO Conference Defense Secretary James N. Mattis embarks Oct.1 on a trip that includes stops in France and Belgium where he plans to meet with leaders, reaffirm partnerships and discuss key NATO matters. Story

Marines set up a mortar system during a security patrol near Bost Airfield in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 18, 2018. The Marines, assigned to Task Force Southwest, were assisting Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sean J. Berry
Commander Wants Coalition Forces in Afghanistan to Know Why They Fight The commander of NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan said it's important for coalition service members serving in Afghanistan to know that in doing so, they are protecting their own nations. Story

Army Sgt. Samuel Benton observes and mentors Soldiers during the Bull Run V training exercise with Battle Group Poland in Olecko, Poland, May 22, 2018. Battle Group Poland includes U.S., U.K., Croatian and Romanian Soldiers who support NATO’s enhanced forward presence. Army photo by Spc. Hubert D. Delany III
NATO Moves to Combat Russian Hybrid Warfare Russia is disturbing the peace, and NATO countries must combat its hybrid strategy, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for Europe said. Story

United Kingdom Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, delivers remarks during the opening session of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense (MC/CS) Session in Warsaw, Poland Sept. 29, 2018. (DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)
NATO Committee Examines Full Range of Alliance Challenges Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and 28 other NATO chiefs of defense are meeting in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss challenges, operations and processes. Story
Iraqi Forces Make Strong Start in Offensive to Liberate Tal Afar Video | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
U.S., Coalition 'Steadfast' With Iraq for ISIS Defeat, Secretary Says Story | Full Event Video | Transcript | Flickr | Special Report | Travels

An Air Force E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, Aug. 3, 2017. The JSTARS is an airborne battle management, command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform, with a primary mission to provide theater ground and air commanders with ground surveillance to support attack operations and targeting that contributes to the delay, disruption and destruction of enemy forces. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis walks with Prince Faisal of Jordan to a bilateral meeting in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis, Jordanian Leaders Discuss ISIS Fight, Security Story | Flickr Album | Transcript | Special Report | Travels

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks about a new strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy During Address Story | Full Event Video | Speech | Secretary's Statement | Flickr Album
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talks with Iraqi Defense Minister Arfan al-Hayali during a visit to Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis Praises Defeat-ISIS Efforts in Meetings With Iraqi Leaders Story | Flickr Album | Special Report | Travels

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