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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 11:11:22 AM mt

Defense Secretary to Visit Middle East and Europe



Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will take a five-day trip to the Middle East and Europe to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to strategic partnerships, Pentagon officials said.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 10:22:25 AM mt

Medical Exercise in Cameroon Enhances Army Readiness



The U.S. Army Africa-led Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-5 in Cameroon gave U.S. Army medical professionals a chance to work at a partnered nation's established and alternatively resourced medical facility, shoulder to shoulder with their counterparts.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 09:33:27 AM mt

Shark Therapy: Wounded Soldiers Learn Coping Skills in Shark Tank



The four soldiers who stood over the shark tank knew what creatures lurked below. But as large flashes of gray streaked across the dark water, they willingly dove in to see if what many find terrifying could actually be therapeutic.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 06:53:30 AM mt

Face of Defense: Army Reserve Sniper is Mentor Model Soldier



Army Sgt. Ian Rivera-Aponte lies motionless in the tall grass, hidden by face paint and his ghillie suit. He stares down the scope of his M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle and waits to take the shot. This is the life of a sniper. A third-generation service member, Rivera-Aponte said he's just trying to carry on that family legacy.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 06:53:30 AM mt

Officials Release Details of Latest Counter-ISIS Strikes in Syria Iraq



U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 01:39:47 AM mt

Mattis Tillerson Co-Host U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee Meeting



Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were hosts to the Japanese Foreign Minister and Defense Minister for the Security Consultative Committee meeting at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 01:39:47 AM mt

Stratcom Commander Describes Challenges of 21st-Century Deterrence



The top priorities for U.S. Strategic Command are to provide a strategic deterrent, if deterrence fails provide a decisive response and respond with a combat-ready force, the commander of Stratcom said.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 01:39:46 AM mt

Mattis Reaffirms Alliance in Meeting With Japanese Counterpart



Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera on the sidelines of the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee meeting at the State Department to reaffirm the strength of the U.S-Japan Alliance.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 01:39:46 AM mt

Mattis Congratulates South Korea's New Defense Minister



Defense Secretary Jim Mattis congratulated the South Korean defense minister on his confirmation to the position and discussed a range issues related to the U.S.-South Korean alliance during a phone call.

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US. Department of Defense
Thursday August 17, 2017 @ 03:18:46 PM mt

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria Iraq



U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

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