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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Message to the Force on Suicide Prevention Month

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Message to the Force on Suicide Prevention Month

To the men and women of the Department of Defense:

Preventing military suicide is one of DoD‘s highest priorities, and something I’m personally committed to as secretary of defense. As we observe Suicide Prevention Month, we must rededicate ourselves to actively working not only every month, but every day to fulfill our collective responsibilityto watch out for each other and take care of each…

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General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced today the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Clarence K.K. Chinn, senior commander for Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, deputy commanding general for operations and chief of staff, Installation Management Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas,…

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Statement From Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby

Statement From Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. Kirby provided the following statement:

At the request of the Government of Iraq, the United States military today airdropped humanitarian aid to the town of Amirli, home to thousands of Shia Turkomen who have been cut off from receiving food, water, and medical supplies for two months by ISIL. The United States Air Forcedelivered this aid alongside aircraft…

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National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 26, 2014

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 26, 2014

The Army National Guard and the Air National Guard announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists, while the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, the Air Force Reserve, and the Coast Guard Reserveannounced an increase of activated reservists. The net collective result is a decrease of 53 activated National Guard members and reservists in comparison…

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The NSA’s College of Cyber – Strong Skills, Strong Ethics
The NSA’s School of Cyber – School is in Session
Flag Officer Assignments

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:

Rear Adm. (lower half) Jeffrey A. Harley, selected for the rank of rear admiral, will be assigned as assistant deputy chief of naval operations for Operations, Plans, and Strategy, N3/N5B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.…

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Kurdish Resupply Effort

Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Kurdish Resupply Effort

“The United States appreciates the willingness of more and more of our allies and partners to support the Iraqi people in their fight against ISIL.

“Two weeks ago, I commissioned a U.S.-led working group to accelerate resupply efforts to the embattled Kurdish forces in northern Iraq. In addition to support from the U.S., and the central government of Iraq in Baghdad, seven additional nations – Al…

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