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Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis met with Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera at the

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The Department of Defense (DOD) announces the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

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The Navy will commission its newest amphibious transport dock, the future USS Portland (LPD 27), 

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Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense James

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Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense James

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Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense James

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Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson have

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Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) Ellen Lord announced the

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Charles E. Summers Jr., Principle Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs

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Good evening.  As the world knows, the Syrian people have suffered terribly under the prolonged

DoD News Articles

- Michael Strasser, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Drum

10th Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers from Fort Drum, N.Y., participated in Falcon’s Peak, a 10-day aviation exercise that simulated a rapid readiness deployment of air and ground troops from Fort Drum to Camp Ethan Allen and Camp Johnson in Vermont. 10th Combat Aviation Brigade pilots from Fort Drum, N.Y., executed tactical flight operations during the Falcon's Peak exercise.

- Jim Garamone

Readiness in the Army is trending upward and the service branch remains the most potent fighting force in the world, ready to deploy, fight and win in any conflict, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters. Army Secretary Mark Esper speaks to soldiers at Fort Knox, Ky., April 6, 2018

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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis welcomed Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera to the Pentagon where the leaders discussed ways to further strengthen the U.S.-Japan alliance. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis stands next to the Japanese defense minister during an honor cordon.

- Army Lt. Col. Will Cambardella

Flintlock is an annual exercise that provides approximately 1,500 service members from more than 20 African, North American and European nations the opportunity to build trust and confidence, and bolster partnerships, with high-altitude low-opening and static line jumps. It is U.S. Africa Command's largest annual special operations forces exercise. A member of the Burkinabe free fall team lands in front of local villagers.

- Lisa Ferdinando

The Defense Department is honoring nine winners with the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards for exceptional environmental achievements and innovative, cost-effective environmental practices. A CV-22 Osprey crew conducts recent flight operations training above Hurlburt Field's Santa Rosa Sound, Florida.

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Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continued to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported. Graphic of solider pointing for Operation Inherent Resolve

- Audrey Jensen, 21st Space Wing

A 4th Space Control Squadron’s logistics flight chief and unit deployment manager at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., can be found downtown with his friends, reciting poetry at a restaurant or hosting his own local poetry open mic night on evenings or weekends. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sipho Brannen, who started a monthly open mic night for poets, musicians and singers in Colorado Springs, poses for a photo at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

- Terri Moon Cronk

The Defense Department’s information technology move to the cloud will rapidly deliver advantages to the battlefield by enabling new machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said. A civilian and a Marine general stand behind a podium.

- Lisa Ferdinando

The Defense Department paid tribute to former first lady Barbara Bush who will be remembered for serving many roles with great significance to many people, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said. Ship sponsor first lady Barbara Bush breaks a bottle of champagne on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington as President George H.W. Bush looks on in Newport News, Va., July 21, 1990.

- Lisa Ferdinando

The strikes last week against Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal were successful in degrading that country’s chemical weapons, research and storage facilities, the Pentagon’s chief spokesperson said. A bomber separates from the boom of another aircraft.

DoD Contract Awards

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CONTRACTS ARMY Dell Federal Systems LP, Round Rock, Texas (W91QUZ-06-D-0002 P00046); CDW Government

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 CONTRACTS NAVY Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Massachusetts, is awarded a $136,529,350

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Space, Huntsville, Alabama, is the

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Deloitte & Touché LLP, Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded an $800,000,000

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CONTRACTS ARMY Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, was awarded a $51,395,435

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CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., Herndon, Virginia, was

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Global InfoTek Inc.,* Reston, Virginia (FA8750-18-D-0003); Radiance Technologies

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CONTRACTS ARMY Innovative Automation Technologies LLC,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0191);

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CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Atlantic Diving Supply Inc.,* doing business as ADS Inc.,

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE SRC Inc., North Syracuse, New York, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $57,500,000