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Mattis asks House Committee to build on recent DoD successes

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April 26, 2018
WASHINGTON -- Operationally and financially, the Defense Department has had a good year and Defense Secretary James N. Mattis urged the House Appropriations Committee’s defense...
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan answers questions at a Defense Writers Group forum in Washington, April 24, 2018. The deputy secretary discussed reforms and re-engineering in the department. (DoD photo by Jim Garamone)

DoD Seeks to Make Civilian Agencies More Productive, Efficient

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April 25, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department is already looking at ways to make its agencies more productive and efficient, the deputy defense secretary told the Defense Writers Group...
Cpl. JunHyeok Shin, a supply clerk at the Logistics Readiness Center--Yongsan Central Issue Facility, escorts a spectator at the Gangneung Curling Centre at the Paralympic Games wheelchair curling semi--finals in Gangneung, South Korea, March 16. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Youngjun Oh, 95th Medical Detachment Blood Support, 65th Medical Brigade)

Army Sustainment Command Soldier recounts his Olympic, Paralympic experience

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April 25, 2018
I was selected in November 2017 for what I thought would be a stint as a translator at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
NDIAN OCEAN (March 28, 2018) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) transits the Indian Ocean. Halsey is currently underway with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group for a regularly scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts.

U.S., Thailand Kick-Off Anti-Submarine Exercise Guardian Sea

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April 25, 2018
ANDAMAN SEA (NNS) – The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) kick off exercise Guardian Sea in the Andaman Sea, April 25.
Navy Cmdr. Christopher Keith, Naval Hospital Bremerton Director Clinical Support Services attempts his grip on the hand dynamometer to not only test his isometric strength, but more importantly, gauge for other health conditions such as cerebrovascular accident, or what is more commonly known as a stroke. (U.S. Navy photo by Douglas Stutz)

Occupational therapists showcase their grasp for your grip

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April 25, 2018
NAVAL HOSPITAL BREMERTON, Wash. — From grip strengthening to glaucoma support, Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Occupational Therapy Clinic displayed a sample of what they offer...
A Huawei smartphone on display at the TKS store at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 20, 2018.  MICHAEL B. KELLER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Chinese smartphones cited by intelligence as security risk sold on US bases

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April 24, 2018
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Chinese-made smartphones that the heads of U.S. intelligence have urged Americans not to buy are being sold to servicemembers across Germany at on-base...