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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta

Panetta Urges Work, Sacrifice to Honor Aurora Victims

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 – In a message issued last night, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta paid tribute to the military victims of the July 20...

Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, while serving as the commanding general for United States Forces-Iraq, in 2011, coined Sgt. Tara De la Fuente of the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command. Now serving as vice chief of staff of the Army, Austin will tour the six Army installations, July 23-27, 2012, to assess the health of the force.

Army leaders to conduct 'health of the force' visits at 6 installations

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 22, 2012) -- Army senior leaders, led by Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, will tour...

Active, Reserve Forces Meet Recruiting Goals Through June

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 – The military’s active and reserve components met or exceeded their recruiting goals for fiscal 2012 through June,...

DOD Warns Syria Against Use of Chemical Weapons

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 – Syrian leaders should not even think about using chemical weapons, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little told...

Afghan brothers wait for their father to come out of a community meeting in Afghanistan’s Zabul province. Photo courtesy of Air Force Maj. John Matthews

Face of Defense: Airman Returns to Afghanistan as Mentor

Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul

FORWARD OPERATING BASE SMART, Afghanistan, July 23, 2012 – Air Force Maj. John Matthews was assigned...

Officials Announce 2012’s Top Guard, Reserve Employers

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 – Fifteen public and private-sector employers have been chosen to receive the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support...

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter

Carter Describes Asia-Pacific Strategy in New Delhi

NEW DEHLI, July 23, 2012 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter today described the U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy during a speech to Indian...

Combined Force Kills Insurgents, Detains Others

Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 – A combined Afghan and...

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter

Carter Urges Closer U.S.-India Defense Cooperation

NEW DELHI, July 23, 2012 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter today offered what he called “practical steps” to improve U.S-India defense...

Family Matters: Tackling Obesity, for Security’s Sake

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 – It’s not often there is a national call to action over a matter of national security, but that is what’s happening...

U.S. Army Spc. Nathan Thome

Tool Kit Helps Providers Treat Patients with Depression

Many service members and veterans experiencing symptoms of depression will receive most or all of their care through their primary care physician...

Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno gives his remarks at the 36th Pacific Armies Management Seminar, July 18, 2012, in Canberra, Australia. The event is being hosted by the Australian Army, U.S. Army Pacific and senior army personnel from 27 Pacific nations. Photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade

Odierno meets with, addresses Pacific-region army leaders

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 19, 2012) -- Building partnerships with the armies of Asian and Pacific nations is the focus of the Chief of...

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