The Pentagon’s director of press operations said that in Operation Roundup, Syrian Democratic Forces continue to defeat remnants of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in Syria’s Middle Euphrates River Valley.
Nearly 50 high school and collegiate coaches from across the United States attended Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s 2018 Coaches Workshop, providing coaches and key civilian influencers from diverse backgrounds about Marine Corps leadership styles and characteristics and career opportunities as a Marine officer.
Maryland National Guard cyberwarriors are supporting their Estonian counterparts during Exercise Hedgehog 2018, also known locally and by NATO as Exercise Siil 2018.
For one chaplain serving in the 82nd Airborne Division, his calling did not come in the form of a thunderous voice or dramatic event. “My calling happened March 10, 2002. Some people might have that big moment where God speaks to them in a thunderous voice or something dramatic happened in their lives that calls them to ministry,” Army Capt. Jacques Albertyn said. “For me, it was a quiet voice.”
The commander of U.S. European Command met with senior Georgian leaders and participated in the launch and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Georgia Defense Readiness Program Training initiative.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis swore in John H. Gibson II as the Defense Department’s first chief management officer, hailing him as the right person to lead the effort to reform the department for improved efficiency.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis announced the recipients of the 2018 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence which recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations.
Reserve Marines with 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, are partnering with British army engineers from the 131 Commando Squadron during Exercise Red Dagger.
The Howard Hughes Award -- given by the American Helicopter Society -- was presented to the Office of Naval Research and Aurora Flight Sciences for their joint work on the Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System.
President Donald J. Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed alliance unity and the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels in July during a meeting at the White House.