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Secretary Makes Christmas Calls to TroopsStory | Statement

Service members conduct dignified transfer operations on New Castle Air National Guard Base, Del., Dec. 23, 2015. DoD screen shot

Carter Honors 6 U.S. Airmen Killed in AfghanistanVideo

Defense Secretary Ash Carter renders honors during the singing of the national anthem at the 3rd annual Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, Calif., Nov. 7, 2015. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz

Secretary Thanks Italy for Efforts In Fight Against ISILStory | Statement | Special

December 23, 2015

Special Report: 2015 Year in Photos

December 23, 2015

Special Report: 2015 Year in Review

U.S. Air Force Maj. Brittany Nutt, a women's health nurse practitioner with the 86th Medical Squadron, swears her daughter, Kiersten, into the Air Force at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, Nov. 23, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood

December 23, 2015

Face of Defense: Air Force Becomes a Family Affair

December 23, 2015

Military Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

December 22, 2015

Carter Thanks Italy for Contributions in Fight Against ISIL

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 19, 2015. Carter has been on a weeklong middle east trip. The Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Preston

December 22, 2015

Many U.S. Troops Serving Overseas During the Holidays