WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama honored two World War I soldiers – one African-American, one Jewish – with Medals of Honor, saying it was long overdue and the nation will work as long as it takes to make sure "all the heroes' stories are told."
WASHINGTON - About 100 Army, Air Force and Marine Corps engineering and medical personnel began exercise New Horizons in Honduras.
WASHINGTON - The U.S.-Vietnam defense relationship is on a continued positive trajectory, with defense leaders of both countries committed to deepening the partnership, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Each January for the past five years, Air Force Master Sgt. Cesar Jurilla of the California Air National Guard and his wife, Cora, have worked with volunteer doctors, nurses and nonmedical assistants to assist impoverished people in remote Philippine villages.
SOUTHWEST ASIA - U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with President Truong Tan Sang, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Defense Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, Pentagon officials said.
WASHINGTON - During the month of June, the Defense Department joins the nation in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, or LGBT, Pride Month. During this time, the department recognizes lesbian, gay and bisexual service members and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civilians for their dedicated service to both the DoD mission and to our nation.
WASHINGTON - Air Force General Counsel Gordon O. Tanner discussed the Defense Department’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month observance in a recent interview, emphasizing the importance of recognizing diversity within the department.
WASHINGTON - Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, told reporters about the progress of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program while in Norway for a two-day conference about the program.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - The team at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency ceaselessly works to find the remains of American prisoners of war and personnel still missing in action to bring answers to family and friends of their loved ones.
CAMP KONOTOP, Poland - U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Marcus Carr Sr. and his supply team bring a “mission first” mindset to their work supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve.
WWI Soldiers Awarded MOH
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Defense Department Recognizes Importance of LGBT Pride
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Defense Department Official Recalls Lessons Learned Through Change
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SECDEF Creates Social Media Page
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