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US. Department of Defense
Friday November 17, 2017 @ 02:28:26 PM mt

Allied Spirit VII Exercise Showcases Integrated Training



Approximately 4,000 participants from 13 nations -- Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States -- are participating in Allied Spirit VII, a 7th Army Training Command-conducted multinational exercise in Germany that focuses on tactical interoperability and testing secure communications among NATO members.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday November 17, 2017 @ 02:28:26 PM mt

Marshall Center Graduates Ready to Tackle Global Threats



In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 93 professionals from 41 countries graduated from the Program on Applied Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, and take home new perspectives as agents of change.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday November 17, 2017 @ 02:28:25 PM mt

Air National Guard Strikes Hard at Combat Hammer Exercise



Airmen supported and piloted MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles during Operation Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the Air National Guard that includes the Reaper.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday November 17, 2017 @ 01:09:08 PM mt

Face of Defense: Marine Aviator Draws Forward Air Controller Duty



A Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter pilot is serving as a forward air controller with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment Lava Dogs, and fulfills the notion that every Marine is a rifleman. Though the chances of an aviator leading a platoon of infantry Marines are slim to none, there are cases where Marine pilots are embedded in infantry units.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday November 17, 2017 @ 01:09:07 PM mt

Mattis Reviews Homeland Defense During Colorado Visit



Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addressed service members during a town hall meeting at U.S. Northern Command and met with officials at the National Space Defense Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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US. Department of Defense
Friday November 17, 2017 @ 09:15:55 AM mt

Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists 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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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 09:15:55 AM mt

Transcom Commander: Visionaries Power American Progress



The commander of U.S. Transportation Command said it will take people with imagination to solve the problems of our age, but then asked, Are we identifying and empowering those folks?

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US. Department of Defense
Thursday November 16, 2017 @ 08:16:42 PM mt

Deputy Secretary Goes to the 'Gemba' to Examine Readiness



Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan returned from his first trip outside the Beltway as the Pentagon's second-in-charge, armed with information to share with military leaders and Congress on improving readiness.

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US. Department of Defense
Thursday November 16, 2017 @ 08:16:41 PM mt

Pentagon Officials Address Korea ISIS Budget in News Conference



During a news conference, the chief Pentagon spokesperson and the director of the Joint Staff discussed North Korea, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and the Defense Department budget proposal.

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US. Department of Defense
Thursday November 16, 2017 @ 08:16:41 PM mt

Brain Injury Sufferers Find Benefits in Music Therapy Program



Past and present service members and family members suffering from traumatic brain injury can now take part in a music therapy program at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The program is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the Defense Department.

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