The US-Turkey relationship remains strong in the
counter-ISIS fight, and the countries "work through issues as they
arise," including ongoing Turkish offensives against US-backed Kurdish
fighters in Syria, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday.
The Pentagon on Thursday denied claims from a pro-ISIS media outlet that the group had downed a US combat jet in Syria.
The US and South Korean militaries are forming a
bilateral cyber working group to jointly address increased threatening
actions by North Korea online, the civilian heads of the two militaries
US Strategic Command on Wednesday detected yet another
failed North Korean missile launch, a move Defense Secretary Ash Carter
said was another step to destabilize the Korean peninsula.
The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing has begun its annual journey to Antarctica.
A US service member was killed in an improvised
explosive device attack Thursday in northern Iraq, the US-led coalition
US Geological Survey researchers found rising sea levels might cause problems for the Air Force’s Space Fence program.
The military health system could leverage its unique
resources “to help inform the national healthcare agenda,” Vice Adm.
Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), said Thursday.
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