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U.S. and Saudi officers escort Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford from his C-17 after his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 7, 2016. Dunford is traveling to Turkey and Saudi Arabia to work collaboratively to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and to discuss other security issues. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
Marines depart the deck of the USS Green Bay in a combat rubber raiding craft during Blue Chromite 2017, an exercise near Japan, Nov. 2, 2016. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Williamson
Each November, DoD acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of America's military families during Military Family Month. In this video, the Mason family talks about military life.

Each November, DoD acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of America’s military families during Military Family Month. In this video, the Mason family talks about military life.
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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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at the 2016 Armed Services YMCA Angels of the Battlefield Awards Gala in Arlington, Va., Nov. 3, 2016. DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann

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Today in the Department of Defense, November 7, 2016

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work have no public or media events on their schedules. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. is traveling.

Maj. Gen. Glen VanHerck, commander, Air Force Warfare Center, joins F-22, F-35A and F-35B pilots in a Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies discussion, “Fifth Generation Air Combat: Maintaining the Joint Force Advantage,” at 9:30 a.m. EST, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room 208/09, First St. NE, Washington, District of Columbia.

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Source: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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Robert Williams
Editor in Chief
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