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The Department of Defense released today the 2018 Basic Allowance for Housing rates.  Basic

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 Today the Department of Defense provided to the Congress the semiannual report “Enhancing Security

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Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis has announced the following Department of Defense Senior

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The Department of Defense announced today that an Interpretive Rule Amendment under the Military

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The Navy will commission its newest FreedomThe future USS Little Rock, designated LCS 9, is the

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I congratulate Secretary General Stoltenberg on his reappointment and I can think of no one better

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U.S. Transportation Command just completed a successful proof of principle effort that fused a

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

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As required by recent federal district court orders, the Department of Defense recently announced it

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With the pending departure of Dina Powell, we are losing an invaluable member of the President’s

DoD News Articles

- Jim Garamone

“Everywhere you find turmoil [in the Middle East], you find Iran’s hand in it,” Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon, where he addressed questions about Iran and U.S. efforts to expose Iran’s malicious behavior.

- Eric Durr

Nine members of the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing have deployed to assist the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Attack Wing in flying the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft that have been helping local authorities fight the massive Thomas Fire in Southern California.

- Tia McMillen, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella

The Fleet Mail Center at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, ramps up for its most wonderful time -- and most busy time -- of the year.

- Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Maldonado

A Florida native, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Andre Penn has prepared for more than a decade to achieve his dream of becoming a professional boxer. He joined the Air Force boxing team and established himself as a formidable force, becoming a three-time Air Force Boxing Team middleweight class champion from 2006 to 2008.

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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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Coalition-partnered forces in southern Syria killed more than 20 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists near At-Tanf, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said.

- Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval Research

Cutting edge technology sponsored by the Office of Naval Research may one day enable the Marine Corps to resupply combat-deployed troops via unmanned aerial vehicles.

- Air Force Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin

At Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, military working dogs train in a variety of skills, including counter narcotics and explosives training, as well as combat techniques to bring human targets to the ground.

- Jim Garamone

Countries where human rights are promoted are stable and secure, and militaries that respect human rights and the rule of law are welcomed, not feared, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said during a Human Rights Initiative Conference.

- Jim Garamone

Standing in front of an Iranian rocket fired at an international airport in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Iran must stop all its destabilizing behavior.

DoD Contract Awards

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CONTRACTS NAVY Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a

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CONTRACTSAIR FORCEUnited Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut, has been

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Warner Robins, Georgia, has been awarded a

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CONTRACTS NAVY Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a not-to-exceed

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CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $77,706,749

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CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Zoll Medical Corp., Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has been awarded a

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CONTRACTS AIR FORCE The Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been awarded a $46,314,850

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CONTRACTS ARMY HDR Engineering Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado (W912DY-18-D-0003); HB&A Onyx Small

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CONTRACTS NAVY General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $432,031,808

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