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  • Hagel Notifies Egypt of Upcoming U.S. Certification
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel informed his Egyptian counterpart yesterday that Secretary of State John F. Kerry soon will certify to Congress that Egypt is sustaining the strategic relationship with the United States and is meeting its obligations…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Pacific Naval Leaders Agree to Adopt Sea Guidelines
    Nearly two dozen Asia-Pacific nations agreed to sea guidelines adopted by naval leaders at the Western Pacific Naval Symposium yesterday in China, Defense Department spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren said here today.“The Code for Unplanned Enc…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Commitment to Helping Sexual Assault Victims Earns Honors
    The Defense Department has honored six exceptional sexual assault response coordinators as part of April’s observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.These service members and Defense Department civilians are being recognized for their outst…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • White House Launches One-stop Shopping for Vets Seeking Jobs
    First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, today launched the Veterans Employment Center, the first online one-stop shopping tool for veterans, transitioning service members and spouses in search of employment.…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Pentagon Program Succeeds in Matching Military Spouses With Jobs
    Despite a national unemployment rate hovering at just under 7 percent, a Pentagon program intended to help unemployed military spouses find jobs -- including positions with Fortune 500 companies -- is surpassing its goals, connecting more than 60,0…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Airmen Excel in ‘Invisible Mission,’ Chief of Staff Says
    The biggest frustration for airmen is that most people don't know what they do, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III said today."Your airmen are very proud of who they are. They're incredibly proud of what they do, and they're incredi…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • DOD Announces Military Equipment Moves with Australia, Egypt
    Australia has agreed to purchase F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft, and the Defense Department will deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt, a Pentagon spokesman announced today.“Our partners in Australia announced that they decided…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Air Force Announces Bases to House New Tanker Refueling Aircraft
    Air Force officials today announced two bases selected to house and operate the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft, which will replace the KC-135 refueling tanker.Altus Air Force Base, Okla., has been selected as the KC-46A’s formal training unit, and Mc…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • DARPA Officials Show Hagel Technologies Under Development
    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program personnel demonstrated five technologies under development to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in the secretary's conference room yesterday.DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar provided the secretary with…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Hagel to Visit Mexico, Guatemala to Affirm U.S. Commitment
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel begins a three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala tomorrow to meet with allies and partners in the Western Hemisphere and affirm America's commitment to the region, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:00am -

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