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'Total Force' Airmen Keep Ammo Rolling for Vital OEF Missions

August 28, 2014 - Airmen assigned to the 455th Maintenance Squadron aren't just practicing total force integration during an exercise or at home, they are performing it for real in a combat zone and they are doing it as the U.S. Air Force gets smaller.

Edwards Air Force Base and NASA Say Goodbye to Historic Landmark

August 28, 2014 - A structure synonymous with NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center for the past 38 years, the grey-colored space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) at Edwards Air Force Base is being dismantled and demolished.

Human Rights Experts Meet at U.S. Southern Command

August 27, 2014 - Military and civilian human rights experts from 15 Western Hemisphere nations are meeting here at U.S. Southern Command’s headquarters Aug. 26-28 to discuss the Southcom-sponsored Human Rights Initiative and the protection of human rights.

Coast Guard Craft Fires Warning Shot at Iranian Dhow

August 26, 2014 - A U.S. Coast Guard vessel operating in international waters in the Arabian Gulf fired today on an Iranian dhow in what U.S. military officials described as a defensive move.

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Department of Defense Takes Next Step in Modernizing Electronic Health Records

August 25, 2014 - The Defense Department has issued a request for proposals to modernize its electronic health records and allow DoD to share health data with the private sector and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Near Irbil and Mosul Dam

August 24, 2014 - U.S. military forces continued support Iraqi security force operations today, using attack and remotely-piloted aircraft to conduct two airstrikes against terrorists associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Deputy Defense Secretary Meets With Japanese Leaders

August 22, 2014 - Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work today met with Japanese government leaders here to discuss efforts to modernize the U.S.-Japan alliance, review progress on realigning U.S. forces in Japan, and to discuss bilateral efforts.

Pentagon Provides Statement on Rescue Operation

August 20, 2014 - The United States attempted a rescue operation recently to free a number of American hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement released today.

Silver Star Awarded to Special Tactics Airman

August 19, 2014 - Four combat controllers and two tactical air control party members from the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron were presented eight medals during an awards ceremony here Aug. 18.

82 F-16Ds Removed From Flight Status Due to Longeron Cracks

August 19, 2014 - U.S. Air Force officials recently removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight status due to the discovery of canopy sill longeron cracks found between the front and rear pilot seats.

Medical Experts Train Counterparts in Mongolia

August 18, 2014 - The sounds of agony filled the air near the wooded back lot of the Central Armed Forces Hospital, or CAFH, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, as an interpreter encouraged accident victims to ‘ham up’ their performances during mass casualty response training.

US and Poland Train for Humanitarian Missions to Iraq

August 18, 2014 - Loadmasters from the U.S. and Poland began training together, Aug. 11, to sharpen the skills necessary to conduct humanitarian missions to Iraq.

USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Combined Manned and Unmanned Operations

August 17, 2014 - The Navy's unmanned X-47B returned to carrier operations aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 17 and completed a series of tests, operating safely and seamlessly with manned aircraft.

CMSAF and Congressional Representatives Discuss Military Family Life

August 17, 2014 - FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. (AFNS) -- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody participated in a Congressional Military Family Caucus at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 14.

Goodwill Through the Language of Civil Engineering

August 16, 2014 - Tech. Sgt. Brede Grorud and Mongolian armed forces Sgt. Erdenetsogt Bachuluun stand in the poorly lit gymnasium of Bulgon, a Mongolian primary school. Their task is to repair the building's electrical system together.

Army General Martin E. Dempsey Building Trust in Vietnam Visit

August 15, 2014 - Building trust and confidence is the theme for the first visit by a chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Vietnam since 1971.

Transcom to Examine Vehicle Staging Facilities

August 15, 2014 - The commander of U.S. Transportation Command has directed that site survey teams be sent to privately owned vehicle staging facilities next week as part of a series of steps to restore the confidence of service members and their families.

Spokesman Says Asia-Pacific Rebalance Remains Central to Strategy

August 14, 2014 - Despite recent events in the Middle East, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the Defense Department remain dedicated to the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters today.

Navy Announces FY-15 Senior Enlisted Continuation Board

August 14, 2014 - The fiscal year 2015 (FY-15) performance-based Senior Enlisted Continuation board will convene Oct. 27 according to a Navy message released Aug. 14.

Department of Defense Announces Operation Atlantic Resolve Brigade Rotation

August 13, 2014 - The Defense Department announced today the next scheduled unit rotation as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which a Pentagon spokesman said continues to demonstrate U.S. commitment to reassuring its NATO allies.

'Big Red One' Soldier Makes Difference in Lives of Special Olympics Athletes

August 13, 2014 - When not deployed, Soldiers spend their free time a number of ways, including giving back to the community.

Army Selected for Joint Strike Fighter Software Assessment

August 12, 2014 - The F-35 Joint Program Office has selected the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to perform independent software safety analyses of the next-generation strike aircraft commonly called the Joint Strike Fighter.

Army ROTC Cadet Summer Training Graduates Last Regiment for 2014

August 12, 2014 - Army ROTC Cadets assigned to 6th Regiment, Leader's Training Course, graduated August 12, here, marking the end of summer training for 2014.

Hagel Discusses U.S.-Australia Force Posture Pact

August 11, 2014 - Calling a new force posture agreement between the United States and Australia a “milestone” in the relationship between the two countries, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today said United States looks forward to signing the document.
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