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

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Washington, D.C., (Aug. 13, 2018) —The Department of Defense announced today it will extend

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation

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

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Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis embarks Sunday, Aug. 12 on his first trip to South America

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The Department of Defense announced the selection of five university-industry teams for the Defense

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$717 Billion Budget Critical to Rebuilding, Restoring ReadinessThe Department of Defense applauds

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Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has nominated:Air Force Maj.

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

DoD News Articles

- Jim Garamone

Ongoing security operations by coalition forces continue to protect Iraqi and Syrian citizens, but the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is far from over, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said. Children stand outside their home in a village near Dashisha, Syria.

- Jim Garamone

The United States is seeking to strengthen relations with hemispheric partners and wants to be Brazil’s partner especially in times of trouble, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during a visit to the Brazilian War College in Rio de Janeiro. Defense Secretary James. N. Mattis meets with Brazilian defense leaders during his trip to Brazil.

- Jim Garamone

Air and Army National Guardsmen from across the United States have deployed to California and are providing medical aid, transportation, engineer equipment and evacuation assistance to the citizens impacted by the ongoing wildfires. Air National Guard airmen fight a wildfire.

- Army Sgt. Carlos Garcia

The Forensic Exploitation Laboratory Central Command is one of the many facilities where enemy weapons such as IEDs are analyzed by highly trained and educated professionals in various disciplines of forensic science. Ms. Denise Myers, a DNA analyst, assigned to the Forensic Exploitation Laboratory – Central Command, labels containers which hold samples recovered from an item that will generate a DNA profile for a person of interest, Aug. 9, 2018, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The capabilities of the FXL-C provide critical intelligence to our combat forces on ground.

- Army Sgt. Kris Bonet, 24th Press Camp Headquarters

Knowing the pieces' capabilities and limitations is crucial to checkmate the opponent's king in chess. Simply put, it takes skill. Skill is exactly what soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment and 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment demonstrated during a combined arms live-fire exercise during Noble Partner 18. A helicopter flies low to the ground.

- Air Force Airman 1st Class Mckenzie Airhart, 194th Wing

After high school, Air Force Staff Sgt. Psalmbrea Noel Doss wanted to move away from Washington state in search of new experiences and a college education. Staff Sgt. Psalmbrea Noel Doss, a personnel specialist with the 194th Force Support Squadron assigned to the Washington Air National Guard, poses for a photo July 18, 2018, at Camp Murray, Wash. Doss heard about the Air National Guard through her mother, who was also once a personnel specialist in the Air Force.

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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Brazil’s defense leaders in Brasilia to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Brazil. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis walks by Brazilian troops.

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Eligibility for Military OneSource benefits has been extended from the current 180 days to 365 days after separation or retirement from military service to ensure all service members and families have access to comprehensive support as they transition to civilian life. Military OneSource logo.

- Jim Garamone

The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act provides $700 billion to the Defense Department and paves the way for the most significant investment in the U.S. military and its warfighters in modern history, President Donald J. Trump said. President Donald J. Trump speaks to a crowd from behind a podium.

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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes of Brazil met at the Itamaraty Palace in Brazil to reaffirm the long-standing bilateral relationship between their nations. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis sits and speaks to people standing around him.

DoD Contract Awards

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DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia

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ARMY GATR Technologies Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $522,498,247 modification (P00015)

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NAVY Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia, is awarded a $596,600,000

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NAVY Amsec LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0030); Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia

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ARMY Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, Louisiana, was awarded an $112,846,250 firm-fixed-price contract

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NAVY Sentient Digital Inc., doing business as Entrust Government Solutions, New Orleans, Louisiana,

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY NeuroLogica Corp., Danvers, Massachusetts, has been awarded a maximum

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NAVYHuntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, is being awarded a $165,510,883

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ARMY General Dynamics Mission Systems, Taunton, Massachusetts, was awarded a $3,900,000,000 hybrid

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NAVY General Electric (GE), Lynn, Massachusetts, is awarded a $630,500,000 firm-fixed-priced,