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Top News: Trump Gives Inaugural Address to Nation
President Donald J. Trump highlights his plans during his inaugural address to the nation. Trump is also the new commander in chief for the U.S. armed forces.
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Photo of the Day: Extending the Fight
An Air Force E-3 Sentry refuels over Iraq from a KC-135 Stratotanker, Jan. 18, 2017, extending the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan
Task Force Provides Inauguration Coordination
Joint Task Force National Capital Region coordinates all military ceremonial support on behalf of the Presidential Inaugural Committee and the Joint Congressional Committee on Inauguration Ceremonies.
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The Defense Department joins the nation in honoring the commitment, sacrifices and contributions families of service members make every day in support of the military and the nation.
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Department’s Work Continues as Transition Plays Out
The Defense Department is working closely with President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition team to ensure the process at the department doesn’t give any enemy of the United States an opportunity.
Guard Members Partner With Civilian Agencies to Support Inauguration
More than 7,500 National Guard soldiers and airmen are expected to serve with the specially created Joint Task Force-District of Columbia, in support of the 58th presidential inauguration.
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Inauguration Day About Resilience of American Institutions, Dunford Says
While speaking to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford used the situation in The Gambia, where a serving president refused to give up power to his freely elected successor, as an example of why the peaceful transfer of power in the United States shouldn’t be taken for granted.
Dunford Says Transition to Trump Administration Going Smoothly
Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Separate U.S. Airstrikes Kill 2 Senior al-Qaida Leaders in Syria
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said Two senior al-Qaida operatives were killed recently in separate U.S. airstrikes in Syria.
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Trump Attends Armed Forces Inaugural Ball
Friday 01/20/2017 - 10:00pm
Social Media Offers Tools to Improve Mental Health, Reduce Suicide
White House Fellow Robert Accordino discusses suicide prevention and Army Secretary Eric Fanning's symposium on suicide prevention and social media.
New DARPA Technology Could Simplify Secure Data Sharing
SHARE aims to create a system where secure information could be processed on a handheld device without needing to route traffic through secure data centers.
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