|Mattis: NATO on Right Trajectory to Protect Nations, Values - NATO defense ministers agreed to continue projecting stability beyond its borders and will continue to build capabilities within the alliance, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said in Brussels today. |
|Causes of Rohingya Refugee Crisis Originate in Myanmar - We are now in a race against time as a major new emergency looms, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi told the Security Council via videolink from Geneva, Switzerland. |
|Syria: Civilians Killed on Horrific Scale - The last several weeks have seen a new cross-border conflict in Afrin with yet no clear end in sight.|
|Mattis, Italian Counterpart Reaffirm U.S.-Italian Defense Relationship - During their meeting in Rome yesterday, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti discussed the close U.S.-Italian defense partnership that is built upon a long history of mutual respect and shared values, as well as robust cooperation bilaterally and through NATO.|
|Married Army Paratroopers Serve Together -
Army Staff Sgts. Zachary and Michelle Evans have spent almost their entire military careers together.
|U.S. Stores Donated Blood for Emergency Use During Cobra Gold Exercise - The Armed Services Blood Bank Center, as part of the Armed Services Blood Program, collected and delivered donated blood to two civilian hospitals here for storage for potential emergency use by U.S. service members participating in this years Cobra Gold exercise. |
|Sisters in Different Services Train Together - While the two sisters will be separated from each other, Gisella said shell keep in touch with Michelle.|
|Mattis Looks to NATO, Future of ISIS Fight - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis left yesterday on a six-day trip to meet with defense leaders from around the world to chart the way ahead against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.|
|President's Fiscal 2019 Defense Budget Request Calls for $686.1 Billion - The presidents fiscal year 2019 defense budget request calls for $686.1 billion in spending and will reverse years of military erosion, defense officials said here today.
|Ahead of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UN Calls for Smashing Stereotypes - It is time to support and invest in women and girls who want to pursue careers in scientific research, United Nations Secretary-General Guterres said in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed annually on 11 February. |
|Olympic Message of Peace is Universal - As the world comes together for the Winter Olympics, which kicked off Friday in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, United Nations Secretary-General Guterres called on everyone to recognize and promote the Games universal message of peace and tolerance. |
|Urgent Action Needed as Violence Soars in War-torn Syria - United Nations Secretary-General Guterres has called for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence in Syria as civilians in the war-torn country suffer through one of the most violent periods in nearly seven years of conflict. |
|Soldier Takes Aim Toward DoD Warrior Games and Beyond -
Have you ever wanted something so badly that you would do just about anything to obtain it?
|Mattis to Reaffirm Partnerships, Alliances During Trip to Europe - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis departs tomorrow for a trip to reaffirm key partnerships and alliances in Europe.
|Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq - Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continue to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq.|
|Syria: Life Nightmare for Children in East Ghouta - Following reports that dozens of children have been killed in violence this week alone in Syria, a senior United Nations official on Friday stressed the need for unconditional evacuations of sick and wounded children from East Ghouta and other sieged areas. |
|Pentagon Official Describes Response to Attack by Pro-Regime Syrian Forces - When Syrian pro-regime forces attacked Syrian Democratic Forces yesterday, they moved in a battalion-sized unit formation supported by artillery, tanks, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White told reporters today. |
|Mattis Clears Up DACA Deportation for Service Members - U.S. service members who are a part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program cannot be deported, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told Pentagon reporters today. |
|Bangladesh Fully Committed to UN Peacekeeping - UN peacekeeping is a very important component of keeping the world safe and secure, and Bangladesh remains fully committed to contributing men - and increasingly women - to serve.|
|Democracy Under Assault in Maldives - The declaration of the state of emergency in the Maldives by President Abdulla Yameen and the resulting suspension of constitutional guarantees have undermined the checks and balances necessary in any functioning democracy.|