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Angels Over Alcatraz. The @USNavy @BlueAngels perform over @AlcatrazIsland during an air show as part of #FleetWeekt.co/1BBIyoqN5W

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Service members are proud to show off their challenge coins, but do you know how this tradition began?… t.co/g8Xwar3vl6

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On a mission. @USNavy F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft fly in formation after receiving ⛽️ during a mission over #Iraqt.co/uOEuT7BQ2D

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Military working 🐶, @TSA dogs, family pooches… you name it! The @LukeAFB vet clinic has it covered. t.co/3Vfnirq2We

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Full Honors. @USAirForce Honor Guard members participate in a full honors funeral for Col. Robert Anderson at… t.co/Z8iTKxM94T

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Happy #242NavyBday to all our Shipmates and thanks for what you bring to the #JointForce to enable power projection… t.co/rwd8liY2WE

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#ThursdayThoughts MT @surflant: While we will never forget attack & losses suffered, #USSCole is as strong as ever… t.co/IN2t8Z1CSI

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Coalition supported local partners as they liberated Hawija & enter final phase of Raqqa. More than 6.4 million have been liberated.

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On #ISIS: They are getting desperate. Thousands of fighters are surrendering because they know they can't win. t.co/ppNOqTnl7X

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Today marks 1,025th day the Department has been operating under a CR. We look forward to congress passing a fully f… t.co/EM4xuSy66M

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Follow Amber Smith, the Deputy Asst. to the #SecDef for Outreach in Public Affairs @DoDOutreach for the latest on… t.co/x9PLqSzbB6

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Follow Dana W. White, the Asst. to the #SecDef for Public Affairs, on Twitter @ChiefPentSpox. She’s traveling with… t.co/lEqqVtIPWF

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Signing off today as Pentagon Press Sec. It's been an honor to represent #SecDef & the @DeptofDefense. Stay safe an… t.co/X9EsNIKCkh

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35 years after entering Pentagon #SecDef Carter leaves @DeptofDefense for last time. Leaves behind a lasting legacy. t.co/cieBHCEXcu

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As he did on his first day in office, #SecDef Carter visited @ArlingtonNatl Section 60 this morning to pay his resp… t.co/UAVMzFESvS

DoD News Releases

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 The Department of Defense announced today that Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al-Darbi was sentenced to

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The Department of Defense announced today a change to policies regarding initial screening of Lawful

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was part of a joint U.S. and

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The chief of staff, Army announces the assignments of the following general officers:Maj. Gen. John

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The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were part of a joint U.S.

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The Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS Washington (SSN 787),

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

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The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignments of the following general officers:Brig. Gen.

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

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The Office of the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced

DoD News Articles

- Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel Heaton, 156th Airlift Wing

About two dozen Puerto Rico Air National Guard airmen used what was the first or second day off most of them have had since Hurricane Maria hit the island some three weeks ago to team up with other volunteers to deliver food and water to as many as 1,000 people in the island's mountainous interior.

- Susan L. Follett, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center

Army Lt. Col. Beire Castro, a former infantry officer and the product manager for Force Protection Systems within the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, has gained invaluable experience during his nine years in the acquisitions program management career field.

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U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting ten strikes consisting of 11 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

- Jim Garamone

Military personnel helping the people of Puerto Rico have made great progress since Hurricane Maria hit, but much remains to be done, the commander of ground troops there said.

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U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

- Jim Garamone

The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, the DoD’s chief of accessions said.

- Terri Moon Cronk

About 13,700 Defense Department personnel are now in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Hurricane Maria relief efforts, a Pentagon spokesman said.

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U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

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The eighth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange in Bangladesh focused on civil-military integration and humanitarian assistance/disaster response in preparation for a massive earthquake.

- Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel Heaton, 156th Airlift Wing

For all the airlift missions that the pilots and the loadmasters of the 198th Airlift Squadron have planned over the years, there is one major difference between those and the ones they are scheduling now as the Puerto Rico Air National Guard's representatives to Hurricanes Irma and Maria relief efforts on the island. This time, it's personal.

DoD Contract Awards

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CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Valero Marketing and Supply Co., Corpus Christi, Texas, has been

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 CONTRACTS ARMY IOIE - EQM JV,* San Diego, California (W9128F-18-D-0011); Relyant Global LLC,*

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CONTRACTS NAVY General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a

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CONTRACTS NAVY ERAPSCO, Columbia City, Indiana, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $219,757,475 for

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CONTRACTSNAVYAustal USA, Mobile, Alabama, is being awarded a not-to-exceed the congressional cost

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, has been awarded a

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded a $2,740,747,815

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CONTRACTS ARMY American Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia (W91247-17-D-0008); GovSource Inc.,*

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CONTRACTS NAVY Harris Radio Frequency Communications, Rochester, New York (N00039-17-D-0070), is

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CONTRACTS U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND Twenty-four companies have been awarded 12