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U.S., Afghan Health Professionals Work to Improve Medical Care

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:26:00 GMT

U.S. Navy medical professionals are working with their Afghan counterparts to improve medical care at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Afghanistan.
Navy Capt. Cynthia Gantt, commander of the NATO Role III Multinational Medical Unit, talks to the Kandahar Regional Military Hospital commander at the Role III in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 17, 2018. Medical officers from Role III and KRMH conduct routine case studies and medical training. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neysa Canfield

Face of Defense: Army Astronaut Prepares for December Launch

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:29:00 GMT

One soldier is proving childhood dreams can come true as she prepares to launch into space for the first time.
A U.S., Russian and Canadian astronaut pose in front of a Soyuz rocket.

Mattis Pays Tribute to Prisoners of War, Missing in Action

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:43:00 GMT

Service members who were held as prisoners of war and those still missing from the nation's wars deserve respect and admiration from the nation for which they fought, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks at a lectern on a parade field, as troops stand behind him.

Celebrating Diversity: The Dontee Wrenn Story

 

Celebrating Diversity: The Dontee Wrenn Story

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Dontee Wrenn, who is completely blind, has worked at the Pentagon for 16 years. Wrenn excels in his field, despite his impairment.

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As part of Women's History Month, we recognize Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Olga Custodio, the first Latina U.S. Air Force pilot. "Coming through the Air Force was a career I always dreamed of, and that's what I was able to accomplish here." --USAF Lt Col Olga Custodio, Ret. Click below to take a look back to the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame awards, where Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Custodio was honored. #WomensHistoryMonth #DoD #doddiversity #diversity #inclusion
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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announces observance of Women's History Month. Both in uniform and through the civilian sector, American mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives have selflessly served to defend and protect the land of the free and home of the brave. Even in grim situations and under austere conditions, these women have persevered--standing tall and strong as defenders of freedom, liberty, and justice. The Department salutes all the patriotic women who have answered the call of duty throughout our Nation's history and those who continue to stand the watch. #WomensHistoryMonth #USA #DoD #doddiversity #diversity #inclusion
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RT @DeptofDefense: Meet @USArmy #soldier Taylor Morris. This #luge team member snagged the 5th and final spot on the #Olympic team: https:/…
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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) joins the nation in celebration of National African American History Month, February 1-28, 2018. From the early days of the American Revolution to the trenches of World War I and II; from the jungles of Vietnam to the deserts and mountains of Iraq and Afghanistan, and present-day missions around the world, African Americans have honorably served to defend this great nation. DoD is committed to recognizing and honoring African Americans for their noble service to our nation and advancement of the principles of equality and diversity throughout the United States. #DoD #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryMonth #ODMEO #doddiversity #diversity #inclusion
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34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance: Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:00 a.m. Pentagon Auditorium
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In the spirit of Dr. King, #MLKDay is recognized as a day of #service. Share how you are honoring the #legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.!
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