Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, recently discussed a range of topics from cyber defense and offense to cyber deterrence and finding the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on the dark Web. Story | Special
President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke in separate meetings with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who thanked the U.S. government for helping fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Story | Photos | Video | Special
Any operation in Iraq against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant must be led and manned by Iraqis, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters. Story | Transcript | Special
The Defense Department supports the continuing education and empowerment of military women as they risk their lives to protect our nation. This Defense.gov special report takes a closer look at the contributions of women in the U.S. armed forces as they continue to lead our nation's defense into the future.
A landing craft air cushion enters the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex in the Pacific Ocean, March 1, 2015. The Essex is conducting an integration training exercise to prepare for an upcoming deployment. The landing craft air cushion is assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5.
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher B. Janik
Special Reaction Team Marines shoot colorful balloons under physical stress as part of sniper training on Camp Hansen in Okinawa, Japan Feb. 24, 2015. The Marines are assigned to the Camp Foster Provost Marshal's Office, Marine Corps Installations Pacific. DoD screen shot
A U.S. soldier fires a FGM-148 Javelin rocket during a live-fire exercise on the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany, Feb. 27, 2015. The soldiers are assigned to 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William Tanner
In support of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Defense Department made critical contributions to the fight against the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa. Chief among these were the deployment of men and women in uniform to Monrovia, Liberia, as part of Operation United Assistance.
Navy special amphibious reconnaissance corpsmen offer a glimpse into what it takes be a one of them. Those doing the job provide medical and operational services to Fleet Marine Forces and Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command. DoD screen shot
Air Force Cadet 1st Class Josh Burres flies the U.S. flag during an aerial demonstration for the opening ceremonies of the Air Force Wounded Warrior 2015 Trials on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 27, 2015. Burres is assigned to the 98th Flying Training Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan
President Barack Obama urged Americans to recognize every spouse, parent, sibling, child, and loved one who stands with our service members. Obama said "we affirm our solemn vow to serve these families as well as they serve us."
Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Chastain, assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and other volunteers stepped in to help Army veteran Alec Fonoti and his family when their house burned down.
Actor Vince Vaughn treated troops and their families to an advance screening of his upcoming film, “Unfinished Business,” during a USO visit to Edwards Air Force Base, California.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency prepares for the diverse threats in today’s national security landscape – from low-tech ‘lone-wolf’ terrorists to high-tech adversaries to groups like ISIL that use both approaches.
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Richard O. Wightman Jr., principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs, presented awards to the top unit in each reserve component for outstanding programs that support unit missions and family readiness during a Pentagon ceremony.
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The senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged service members and their families to make informed investment decisions to ensure financial readiness both during and after their service commitments.
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Louis Gilbert creates handmade, lifelike prosthetic eyes in the dental laboratory at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.