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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:41 PM mt

Strikes Continue in Effort to Defeat ISIS in Syria Iraq



U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 13 strikes consisting of 21 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:40 PM mt

South Pacific Exercise Focuses on Interoperability in Disaster Response



Improved interoperability in responses to natural disasters was the goal as the U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command worked hand in hand with NATO and partner nations during Exercise Equateur 2017 in the French territory of New Caledonia in the South Pacific.

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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:40 PM mt

DoD Celebrates Constitution and Citizenship Days Constitution Week



The Defense Department, along with all other federal agencies, celebrated Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Sept. 17, and is celebrating Constitution Week Sept. 17-23.

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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:40 PM mt

Face of Defense: Citizen-Soldier Applies Skills to Military Civilian Jobs



Army Spc. Breyonnha Chester of Philadelphia, a Pennsylvania National Guard motor transport operator, came from a military family. In her civilian life, Chester is a mail carrier and assistant supervisor for the Newtown, Penn., post office and credits the National Guard with teaching her the value of being disciplined.

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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:39 PM mt

Georgian Moldovan Ukrainian Parliamentarians Attend Marshall Center Seminar



Parliamentarians from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova returned to the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies for a two-day conference on building greater resilience through partnership in Eastern Europe.

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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:39 PM mt

U.S. Forces Participate in Swedish Military Exercise



U.S. military personnel began participation in Exercise Aurora 2017, a Swedish national exercise designed to strengthen regional defense capabilities.

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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:39 PM mt

Mattis: North Korea Sanctions Are Working



U.N. Security Council sanctions targeting North Koreas missile and nuclear tests are working and show North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that there's a penalty to pay for ignoring international concerns and norms, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.

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US. Department of Defense
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 01:21:39 PM mt

Joint Task Force Leeward Islands Prepares for Hurricane Maria



U.S. service members with Joint Task Force Leeward Islands moved their aircraft from San Juan to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, so they can continue their humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mission once Hurricane Maria passes.

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US. Department of Defense
Monday September 18, 2017 @ 06:15:11 PM mt

Air Force Secretary Outlines Forward-Looking Changes Priorities



The Air Force put forward a budget that begins to restore the forces readiness so it can win any fight, any time, the Air Force secretary said at the Annual Air and Space Conference in Washington, D.C.

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US. Department of Defense
Monday September 18, 2017 @ 06:15:11 PM mt

U.S. Japanese South Korean Aircraft Conduct Show of Force Flights



Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in a sequenced show of force over the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea's Sept. 14 launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan.

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